Personal Injury FAQ
Why do I need an attorney?
When you have been seriously injured in any type of accident that was
caused by another person’s negligence, you could be entitled to
recover compensation for your injuries and the financial losses brought
upon by these injuries. With the help of an experienced lawyer, you can
maximize your chances of receiving the amount of compensation that you
deserve. The Orange County
personal injury lawyers at The Law Office of Bruce C. Bridgman are seasoned veterans who
have the experience and know-how that you need when you have an accident
case in California.
What is traumatic brain injury?
Traumatic brain injury (TBI), also referred to as ‘head injury,’ is when the brain
is injured either by a violent strike to the head. Some TBIs involve the
object actually entering the brain. Some involve simply trauma to the
brain as a result of impact. These injuries can be very serious and even
fatal. If you or a loved one has suffered this type of severe injury,
please don’t hesitate to contact an attorney right away. The sooner
your lawyer begins researching your case, the sooner you can take steps
to obtain the damages you deserve.
What should I do if I have been injured in a car accident?
Of course, it is of the utmost importance that you and anyone else involved
in the accident receive immediate medical attention. It is important that
you refrain from assuming fault in the accident. Even if you believe that
you had some responsibility, it is important to allow experts to evaluate
the scene in order to determine definitively who was at fault. The Orange County
car accident lawyers at Mr. Bridgman’s firm have the resources and legal knowledge
that you need when you have been injured in an auto accident in California.
What type of compensation can I expect in my case?
Every case is different and Mr. Bridgman and his team believe that every
case should be treated as such. After you meet with your attorney and
you discuss your case in full, you will be able to get a more precise
answer as to how much compensation you could be entitled to in your case.
At The Law Office of Bruce C. Bridgman, the personal injury legal team
will always strive to get you the maximum amount of compensation possible
in your case.
What is a catastrophic injury?
If a medical professional such as a physician or doctor has examined your
injuries and determined that you will never fully recover, you have then
catastrophic injury. Examples of such include severe burns, paralysis, certain head injuries,
certain spinal cord injuries, accidental dismemberment and others.