There are a number of ways that someone can suffer a traumatic brain injury (TBI), including medical malpractice, an automobile, motorcycle or trucking accident, or construction accident. No matter how the permanent injury happened, the diagnosis is scary and unsettling for the victim’s entire family.
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Traumatic Brain Injuries in Grand Rapids Michigan
What does the future hold? Will your loved one ever be able to function and live independently again? If not, how will the family pay for the round-the-clock medical care that will be needed to maintain any sort of quality life?
These are just some of the questions that our clients with family members who have suffered brain injuries have asked us. And each time a meritorious claim existed, we have successfully helped them. Here’s how we work toward successful outcomes in Michigan brain injury cases.
Our Unique Medical Advantage: A Medical Doctor and Registered Nurse on Staff
With 100 billion nerve cells, the complexity and importance of our brain is mind boggling. For that reason, claims involving brain injuries or severe head injuries require the utmost in Michigan brain injury attorney skill and experience. At Buchanan & Buchanan, we have a well-earned reputation for successfully handling the most complex personal injury cases, including Grand Rapids brain injury cases. In fact, we teach a medical malpractice course in law school. But that’s just half of the equation.
Brain injury cases require medical expertise, too. They demand the guidance, from beginning to end, of skilled and experienced medical personnel. Fortunately, one secret to our success is that we have a medical doctor (Raymond E. Beckering, Jr., MD, University of Michigan Medical School educated and Mayo Clinic trained) and full-time registered nurse (Helen J. Hicks MSN, a former client with over 25 years of clinical nursing experience) on our professional staff.
With Dr. Beckering and Helen’s exceptional skills and assistance, we understand the complex medical issues involved in Grand Rapids Michigan traumatic brain injury claims because we speak the right language: medicine.
Appropriate brain injury cases are initially reviewed internally by Dr. Beckering and Helen at no cost to you. If we take your brain injury claim, Dr. Beckering and Helen will continue to oversee the medical issues in your loved one’s case all the way through settlement or trial.
The Power of Experience
Contrary to common belief, not every Michigan brain injury attorney Grand Rapids has courtroom experience. In fact, most Michigan brain injury attorneys Grand Rapids rarely step into a courtroom and few have ever tried a case before a jury. Those who have been successful in court and discerning Michigan brain injury cases that they accept and handle have more clout in legal negotiations and more credibility with judges, opposing lawyers, insurance companies and juries.
Few Michigan brain injury attorney professionals can match our success in the courtroom or our experience with matters involving brain injury, TBI, cerebral palsy, serious head injuries and medical issues. In short, we are prepared, tested, and proven.
Michigan brain injury, traumatic brain injury, TBI, serious head injury and death cases require the utmost in attorney skill and experience. But that’s just half the equation. Catastrophic injury cases from an accident or medical malpractice (such as traumatic brain injury, TBI, birth injury, birth trauma, paralysis, disfigurement, severe burns, or wrongful death) require medical expertise as well. These Michigan brain injury cases demand the guidance of a medical doctor from beginning to end.
Yet, other Michigan brain injury law firms struggle to find a doctor to ask if a claim even exists, and then spend your money for a costly “preliminary review.” This causes delay in your case. Later, if they learn it is a good claim and decide to keep the case, the Michigan brain injury lawyer Grand Rapids professionals often has incredible difficulty getting qualified doctors to help. Many doctors are reluctant to consult with patients (i.e., “plaintiffs”) in brain injury lawsuits and don’t want to interrupt their busy practices to teach medicine to Grand Rapids brain injury attorneys in Michigan.
Buchanan & Buchanan does not encounter these setbacks because we speak the right language: medicine. We understand the medical issues in brain injury and personal injury cases. Appropriate Michigan brain injury cases are initially reviewed internally by our own staff medical physician, Dr. Beckering, at no cost to you and in much less time than an outside review. Our unique doctor, nurse, and Michigan brain injury attorney team is just one reason Buchanan & Buchanan has become a national leader in matters of brain injury. We are the one place to turn for outstanding legal counsel, with a powerful medical advantage.
Understanding The Jury & Delivery Of Information
Appearing in court and actually trying brain injury cases has also taught us a lot about jurors. We have learned that jurors can be quickly bored by legal arguments and hopelessly confused about the symptoms of brain injuries, causes of traumatic brain injury, birth trauma, paralysis, cerebral palsy, severe head injuries, medicine, medical care and medical issues.
As a result, we have learned to captivate, hold the attention and concern of juries participating in Michigan brain injury cases by using the latest communication technology. We explain the medical issues to juries in plain language and demonstrate the losses that often occur as a result of disabling brain injuries. And, we speak to jurors as caring and intelligent human beings who make the decisions that will forever affect our clients’ lives.
We have learned not only to build powerful brain injury cases and arrive in court always exceedingly well prepared, but to also present Michigan brain injury cases in the clear, compelling manner they deserve. Because ultimately what matters is not what a brain injury lawyer Grand Rapids, TBI attorney, medical doctor, or expert legal witness says, it is what jurors comprehend – and believe.