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Head Injuries

Personal Head Injury Attorney Coeur d'Alene

Head injury is a trauma to the head, which may or may not include injury to the brain.

Head injuries can be closed or open. A closed head injury is one in which the skull is not broken. A penetrating head injury occurs when an object pierces the skull. A head injury may cause a skull fracture, which may or may not be associated with injury to the brain. Brain injuries may occur over a wide or small area.

Common causes of head injury are:

  • Traffic accidents, including pedestrian accidents
  • Occupational accidents, including construction accidents
  • Falls
  • Assaults and other violent crimes

Bicycle, motorcycle, and truck accidents are also a common cause of head injury-related death and disability. Head injuries can result in attention, emotional, and memory loss problems. Severe head injuries can lead to paralysis, coma, or wrongful death.

Because so much is at stake, you should entrust your head injury case to an experienced personal injury attorney. James Bendell is a Coeur d'Alene attorney with over three decades of trial experience, including 16 years representing insurance companies in personal injury cases.

Kootenai county attorney James Bendell offers a free initial consultation to go over your case, and does not collect any fee until you obtain a settlement or a monetary award at trial. If you are in need of a head or brain injury attorney in North Idaho, call James today at 208-228-0191 or send a quick response email to set up your free consultation.

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