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Brain Injury Attorneys in Syracuse

Doctor examining brain x-ray results.If another person’s negligence caused you or a loved one to suffer traumatic brain injury (TBI) in or around Syracuse, New York, you may have many options for recovering compensation. It will depend on the facts of your case. For that reason, you should get help from an experienced personal injury attorney as soon as possible.

Since 1987, Powers & Santola, LLP, has sought justice for clients and their families in Syracuse and throughout Onondaga County. Our mission is simple: We strive to deliver results that will fundamentally change our clients’ lives for the better. To discuss how we can help you after you have suffered serious brain injury due to the careless or reckless conduct of another, call or reach us online today. We can provide a free consultation through our conveniently located Syracuse office.

Types of Brain Injuries

Traumatic brain injuries are complex and unique to each person. However, they generally fall into three classes or levels:

Different types of TBI will depend on the nature and extent of the trauma. Among the types of TBI which our attorneys have encountered when working with accident victims in Syracuse are:

Unlike some other types of injury which oxygen deprivation can cause, a TBI involves actual physical trauma to the brain. Insurance companies or jurors may find it difficult to understand the nature of the TBI that a person has suffered and its impact on the person’s life. This is why our attorneys at Powers & Santola, LLP, work closely with industry-leading medical specialists who can help to explain how a TBI occurs and why it is a serious injury.

Symptoms of a Traumatic Brain Injury

If you or a loved one is involved in an accident in Syracuse – whether it is a fall, motor vehicle accident or some other incident – you should see a doctor as early as possible. You should get checked for potential injuries, especially if you show any common traumatic brain injury symptoms such as:

A more severe form of TBI will usually require emergency medical treatment.  Some severe TBI survivors may lapse into a coma or suffer from chronic and life-changing conditions such as:

A TBI can make it hard to hold a job, do chores around the home and enjoy time with children and other loved ones. For this reason, it is important to see a doctor and start appropriate treatment.

Common Causes of Brain Injuries in New York

If you believe that another person’s negligence caused you or a loved one to suffer TBI, you should also immediately contact the attorneys of Powers & Santola, LLP. We have decades of experience with helping those in Syracuse with TBI who suffered their injuries in a variety of ways. Our background allows us to handle cases involving:

Do You Have a Traumatic Brain Injury Claim?

One of the most common questions that people ask our Syracuse brain injury lawyers is whether they “have a case.” To answer this question, we will gather and carefully analyze the evidence in your case and assess several important factors, including:

Contact an Experienced Syracuse Brain Injury Lawyer

At Powers & Santola, LLP, our goal will be to achieve a result that will make a fundamental improvement in your life. We will never settle a case quickly or for less than what it is worth under the law. Insurance companies in the Syracuse area know that every case we handle has merit, and we meticulously prepare each case for trial.

To learn more about how we can help you to pursue full and fair compensation in your brain injury case, contact us today. Our consultations are free, and our law firm will accept a fee only if we secure compensation for you. If we do not obtain compensation, then you will owe us nothing.

Our Attorneys

  • Margie Soehl
  • John Powers
  • Michael Hutter
  • Daniel Santola
  • Laura Jordan
  • Amber L. Wright
  • Kelly C. Wolford