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Head and Brain Injury Attorney in Santa Barbara, CA

Securing the resources you need for your recovery

At Patterson Law, we understand how devastating and life-changing traumatic brain and head injuries can be. That is why, when these injuries are caused by the negligence of someone else, we work so diligently and fight so hard to secure full compensation for our clients. With nearly 35 years of trial experience, our head injuries lawyer in Santa Barbara knows how to win these critical cases. We provide our clients the meticulous research, case preparation and trial skills of a large firm, along with the compassion and individual attention of a small firm.

Understanding head and brain injuries

Head, spinal cord and traumatic brain injuries most often result from the following:

head injury may be as simple as a thump on the head, or it may involve a complex brain injury. The damage may be mild or severe, or may appear simple but become more dangerous over time.

brain injury is caused by a sudden blow or jolt to the head that causes the brain to smash against the hard interior of the skull. The resulting damage might include:

  • Bruising
  • Torn nerve fibers
  • Bleeding
  • Swelling

Recovery depends on access to expert rehabilitative care

The effects of traumatic brain injury can be widespread, disabling and life-changing. They may be:

  • Physical
  • Memory-related
  • Cognitive
  • Behavioral and emotional

A brain injury can leave you needing to re-learn even basic skills. Recovery can take years and be physically, emotionally and financially exhausting. Unfortunately, insurance is often inadequate and insurance companies resist paying for lengthy rehabilitation. A personal injury claim may be the only way you can secure access to the services you need.

Santa Barbara brain injury attorney Robert Patterson works closely with you and your medical advisors to identify the potential long-term effects. We fight hard to win maximum compensation for:

  • Medical expenses
  • Rehabilitation
  • Lost income
  • Pain and suffering
  • Emotional damages
  • Punitive damages

Experienced head injuries lawyer in Santa Barbara

Patterson Law combines the experience of a large firm with the personal attention of a small firm. We primarily serve Santa Barbara, Ventura and San Luis Obispo counties, though we work with clients from Los Angeles and San Francisco as well. Initial consultations are free. Call us at 888-479-4589 or contact us online.