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Brain Injury Litigation

Very few injuries are more catastrophic and life-altering than a brain injury. While mild brain injuries such as a concussion can result in a full recovery in a short time period, serious brain injuries often lead to permanent impairment that impacts every aspect of your life. If you have suffered a brain injury caused by the negligent actions of another, the Hornbuckle Firm can help protect your rights and ensure you receive the compensation you deserve.

For years, the Hornbuckle Firm has been fighting for the rights of brain injury victims throughout the Seattle area. Our attorneys have witnessed firsthand the devastation caused by these catastrophic injuries, and they will stand by your side every step of the way to ensure you receive the assistance you need during this difficult time.

The best way to learn about your rights is to speak with one of our brain injury lawyers in person. Please call (425) 679-0742 today to schedule your free consultation at our Bellevue personal injury office.

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Understanding Brain Injury Symptoms

In many instances, brain injury symptoms may not develop for several days or weeks after your injury. Therefore, it is crucial that you seek medical attention immediately following a blow to the head to ensure any injuries are diagnosed and treated in their early stages. Prompt brain injury treatment can significantly impact your recovery prognosis.

There are a wide range of symptoms associated with brain injuries. The particular symptoms you experience will vary based on the severity, type, and location of your brain injury. Seek medical attention at once if you notice one or more of the following symptoms after suffering a blow to the head:

  • Loss of consciousness
  • Dizziness
  • Disorientation
  • Slurred speech
  • Loss of balance
  • Headaches
  • Sensitivity to light or sound
  • Sensory issues such as blurred vision, ringing in the ears, or a bad taste in the mouth
  • Depression
  • Mood swings
  • Nausea or vomiting
  • Fatigue
  • Agitation
  • Sleeping more than normal
  • Difficulty sleeping
  • Memory issues
  • Convulsions or seizures
  • Weakness or numbness in the extremities

Learn more about traumatic brain injuries in children.

Learn more about anoxic brain injury.

Washington State Brain Injury Law

In 2007, the state of Washington passed a new law which provides assistance to brain injury victims. This law is specially focused on addressing the issues affecting traumatic brain injury (TBI) victims and the lack of specialized services previously available to assist them.

This law established a comprehensive plan to help brain injury victims meet their needs. There are three main components:

  • Creation of an advisory council
  • Public awareness campaign
  • Traumatic brain injury account

The Hornbuckle Firm Can Help

If you or a loved one has suffered a brain injury caused by the negligent actions of another, The Hornbuckle Firm can help. Our attorneys understand the challenges facing brain injury victims, and we know the complex medical issues impacting these cases. We will fight aggressively to hold the negligent party accountable and help you receive the compensation you deserve.

Please contact The Hornbuckle Firm today to schedule your free brain injury consultation. We serve clients in Seattle and Bellevue, Washington, and we accept cases from all states across the country.

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  • The Hornbuckle Law Firm is pleased to offer the Hornbuckle Law Scholarship. This scholarship is available to high school seniors in Idaho, Oregon and Washington who plan on attending a 4-year college or 2-year community college.

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