Vision Loss from Traumatic Brain Injuries
Traumatic brain injuries can result in serious disabilities. These include damage to the brain’s ability to process sight or receive information from the eyes. As a result, a person may experience considerable trouble seeing. Or they may become entirely blind following a traumatic brain injury. Sadly, blindness and partial vision loss can cause significant problems for an injured individual. This is true both in the victim’s personal and professional relationships.
If you or someone you love has suffered vision loss or damage in a brain injury caused by someone else’s negligent or reckless behavior, there may be financial compensation available to cover the costs of treatment and disability management. Vision loss from traumatic brain injuries is a serious matter. For a free consultation regarding your legal rights and options, contact a New York City personal injury lawyer of Hach & Rose, LLP today by calling (212) 779-0057.
Consequences of Vision Loss
While vision loss can have serious emotional repercussions, this disability can drastically affect many other areas of a person’s life. These lifestyle and professional complications may include the following:
- Job loss or career opportunity loss
- Inability to drive
- Additional stress throughout the day due to the disability
- Declining quality of life
- The cost of altering a home to accommodate blindness
If a person faces these difficult issues because of another individual’s careless mistakes, the accident victim may be entitled to compensation from the party at fault to cover the resulting traumatic brain injury and ensuing vision damage.
Blindness, double vision, and other vision problems resulting from a traumatic brain injury can leave you with substantial financial burdens from medical expenses and the cost of managing a vision disability. However, if your injury was caused by someone else, he or she may be obligated to cover these expenses. To learn more about how our attorneys can help you prepare a claim, contact a New York City traumatic brain injury attorney of Hach & Rose, LLP at (212) 779-0057 today.