A serious injury is a life changing event. There are many types of serious injuries, including brain injuries, spinal injuries, and maiming to name a few. Serious injuries can lead to lifelong health issues. Serious Injuries almost always are the cause of a quality of life change. For many people who have had a serious accident or who has had a loved one experience a serious injury, they begin to re-classify the way they describe life as pre-accident or post-accident. If you or a family member has been the victim of a serious injury, it may seem overwhelming. That’s where Hotchkin Law comes in we help take with the financial burdens by making the responsible party do just that – be responsible for your injury.
If you or a loved one has recently experienced a serious injury call Hotchkin Law (775) 786-5791, it’s what we do!
Traumatic Brain Injuries
More than 2 million people suffer from a head injury each year. These head injuries also known as Traumatic Brain Injuries are a reason for concern. While the majority of these are not serious, over 500,000 people who suffer from a traumatic brain injury require hospitalization
Traumatic Brain Injuries may result in prolonged or irreversible brain damage. This is due to
- Intracranial hematoma (bleeding inside the brain)
- Diffuse Axonal Injury (Sheering of the brain’s nerve cells)
- Subdural Empyema (infection to the brain caused by blunt trauma)
Traumatic Brain Injuries can be the cause of numerous ailments, including seizures, paralysis, comas, personality changes, hearing loss, vision loss as well as loss of taste, loss of smell and cognitive or learning loss. The signs and symptoms of a head injury may occur immediately or develop slowly over several hours.
If you or a loved one has suffered from a brain injury call Hotchkin Law at (775) 786-5791 – we can help!
There are 8,000 new spinal cord injuries each year. 80% of these are males between the ages of 16 – 30 years. Half of the spinal cord injuries are a result of a car accident.
A Spinal injury at the neck level can impair a person’s ability to breath; paralyze arms, legs and trunk (quadriplegia). While an Injury lower in the spine may cause weakness and loss of movement or feeling only in the legs and lower parts of the body (paraplegia). A severed spinal cord cannot be repaired. In less severe cases, recovery depends on the extent of the damage.
Long term treatments involve intense physical and rehabilitation therapy in addition to nutritional management, occupational therapy, psychological counseling and ongoing care by a physician.
If you or a loved one has suffered a spinal injury, call Hotchkin Law (775) 786-5791 for a free consultation and to discuss how our family can help you in your time of need.
Maiming Los of Limbs Injury
The loss of a limb is a traumatic experience and can result in severe depression and other psycho-social conditions due to the dramatic change in physical abilities and new limitations. 50,000 people lose a limb each year. It is 4 times more likely to lose a finger, hand or arm than it is to lose a lower body part.
If you or someone in your family has lost a limb due to an accident please call us at Hotchkin Law (775) 786-5791 today!
Reno Serious Injury Attorney
Lee Hotchkin is not a typical personal injury lawyer. He takes a strong, compelling and aggressive approach to your case. The end result is to give you the best chance of obtaining financial compensation in your case. Our client recoveries speak for themselves. Recoveries for past clients are in the multi-millions and are consistently among the highest in Reno. We can help you with and serious injury case including, Complex Litigation surrounding your serious Injuries as well as Wrongful Death.