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Brain Injuries

Alexandria Attorneys Fight for Victims with Brain Injuries

Committed advocates pursue full compensation for losses

Not all injuries are apparent immediately after the accident or incident that caused them. While broken bones and damage to internal organs are more visible and usually detected by X-rays or other imaging technology, subtle injuries to the brain are often difficult to discern and diagnose. Violent movement of the head, such as that caused by whiplash, can cause brain injuries and symptoms that do not appear for days or even weeks after the event.

Experienced accident lawyers understand the scope of harm

Head injuries can be as mild as bumps or contusions, but they can also be as dangerous as internal bleeding, fractured skull bones, or traumatic brain injuries. These traumas can disable a person for life, affect their memory and coordination, cause seizures and even death. According to the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), at least 1.7 million people sustain a traumatic brain injury (TBI) annually. Even if the trauma does not result in death, serious medical conditions can result from injury to the brain, such as:

  • Memory loss (amnesia) and confusion
  • Impaired cognitive skills and performance
  • Vision or hearing loss or impairment
  • Dizziness or balance problems
  • Coma
  • Paralysis
  • Reading or learning disabilities
  • Post-traumatic stress disorder

After an auto accident or other injury events, you should always seek medical attention, especially if your head was hurt. Common head injuries are concussions, skull fractures, and intracranial hematomas. Victims of head injuries may suffer from impairments of their muscles, speech, vision, taste, or hearing depending on the area of their brain or head that is injured and the extent of those injuries.

It is also common for victims to experience long- or short-term changes in their memory, behavior, and personality. During a difficult time when you need to focus on your recovery, seek out experienced personal injury attorneys who know how to fight for your rights and get you the compensation you deserve.

Contact an experienced Alexandria lawyer who understands brain injury

Victims of brain injury deserve knowledgeable and committed legal counsel to pursue full compensation for their suffering. Learn why Curcio Law is the right law firm to handle your injury claim. To schedule a free consultation, call us at 703-836-3366 or contact our Alexandria office online.

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Thomas J. Curcio
Founder

Tom Curcio, the driving force behind Curcio Law, is a dedicated trial lawyer with more than 35 years of experience in Northern Virginia. He has dedicated his career to representing people who have been seriously injured through no fault of their own. He works tirelessly to obtain the compensation his clients are legally entitled to…

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Rakin Hamad
Associate

Rakin Hamad is a recent graduate of the George Mason Law School and joined Curcio Law as an associate in August 2018. Rakin works closely with Tom Curcio and staff in preparing cases from the initial client meeting through trial and has been a perfect fit for the firm. During law school, Rakin interned at…

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Julia Martinez
Paralegal

Julia Martinez, a Florida native, joined Curcio Law as a paralegal in 2013. She began her legal career in 1998 working at a personal injury firm that primarily handled automobile accidents, slip and falls, and products liability cases. Then, in 2008 she expanded her knowledge by working at two other law firms. She obtained her…

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Kathy McAfee
Office Manager

As the firm’s office manager, Kathy McAfee is dedicated to making sure the office runs smoothly and that the team has what it needs by way of resources, technology, and supplies to best serve our clients. Kathy graduated with a B.A. in Sociology from Roanoke College in 1986 and afterward, returned to Alexandria. She began…

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Maureen Burke, RN, MSN
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Maureen Burke was born and raised in the Boston, Massachusetts area and relocated to the Alexandria area in 1984 where she and her husband raised their three children. Maureen graduated with a BS in Nursing from Saint Anselm College in Manchester, New Hampshire and an MS in Nursing from George Mason University. Maureen has worked at…

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