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Blunt force trauma to the head can cause permanent, debilitating injuries. Often, that trauma results from accidents and negligence. When it does, victims can trust Morris & Dewett Injury Lawyers for help recovering and seeking justice.

For more than 20 years, our injury attorneys have been devoted advocates fighting to help victims and families recover when it matters most. Strategic, fearless, and tireless, we know how to win the toughest cases, secure the maximum available recoveries, and obtain justice.

That’s why we’re known as leading blunt force trauma lawyers in Louisiana and Texas. And it’s why you can count on us when it’s time to file a case.

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What Is Blunt Force Trauma?

Blunt force trauma describes physical injuries sustained when a foreign object strikes some part of the body, typically the head.

As a non-penetrating injury, blunt force trauma does not break the skin or present visible wounds. That can make it:

  • Mild to severe in nature, with more forceful impacts causing more severe trauma
  • Far more challenging to recognize and diagnose

What Causes Blunt Force Trauma?

Accidents and assaults are the two most common causes of blunt for trauma. 

Motorist Negligence & Auto Accidents

Tragically, blunt force trauma is often the result of preventable accidents. Figuring out the underlying causes of those accidents is the key to:
The blunt force trauma lawyers at Morris & Dewett Injury Lawyers are highly skilled at investigating accidents and determining who’s liable. We can give you answers about your legal options during a free, confidential, no-obligation consultation.

What Injuries Are Caused by Blunt Force Trauma?

Blunt force trauma to the head can cause a range of injuries, the most serious of which include (but are not limited to):
  • Skull fractures
  • Traumatic brain injury (TBI)
  • Brain hemorrhaging
  • Brain contusions (bruising)
  • Hematomas (blood clots)
  • Death

If victims survive their injuries, they can be left with devastating disabilities, crippling medical bills, and profound impacts to their quality of life.

In many cases, those with the most serious blunt force trauma head injuries require intensive medical care for the rest of their lives.

When Can Blunt Force Trauma Victims Sue for Damages?

Trauma survivors may have the rights to sue for compensation when:
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    The trauma they suffered was caused by some type of negligence.
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    The event that caused their trauma occurred within the past 1 to 2 years (depending on whether an individual is in Louisiana or Texas, respectively).
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    The victim is not the party who’s primarily responsible for causing the trauma.

When blunt force trauma claims are successful, they can result in damages for losses like:

These recoveries can be pivotal to helping victims pick up the pieces and focus on healing. And the team at Morris & Dewett Injury Lawyers are skilled at securing these recoveries in all types of blunt force trauma cases.

Talk to a Blunt Force Trauma Lawyer & Get Help 24/7

When blunt force trauma hurts you or someone you love, don’t hesitate to contact Morris & Dewett Injury Lawyers.

Our blunt force trauma attorneys are dedicated to providing exceptional representation, compassionate support, and the advocacy we would expect if we were in your shoes. That’s why you can trust us when you need to sue, win, and recover full, fair compensation.

Discover the difference our team can make in your claim and recovery by contacting us today.

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