Houston Brain Injuries from Toxic Exposure Lawyer
Brain injuries occur because of many reasons. Motor vehicle accidents, falls, and sports injuries are common causes of brain injuries. However, exposure to toxic chemicals can also lead to severe brain damage.
The Houston brain injuries from toxic exposure lawyers of Attorney Brian White Personal Injury Lawyers have over 45 years of experience handling personal injury cases, including cases involving brain injuries and brain damage. Our legal team has recovered millions of dollars in verdicts and settlements on behalf of our clients.
Contact our Houston, TX law office at (713) 500-5000 to discuss your case during a free consultation. We can explain your legal options and help you understand the compensation available to you.
How Our Houston Personal Injury Attorneys Can Help When You’re Exposed to Toxic Materials
We understand that money does not ease the pain and suffering caused by a traumatic brain injury. We understand that you could be facing long-term conditions and impairments because of your brain injuries from toxic exposure.
Yet, a fair settlement for your injury claim can provide the financial stability you need. A monetary judgment can also provide for ongoing medical treatment and personal care.
When you hire our award-winning Houston personal injury lawyers, you can expect us to:
- Provide guidance, support, and legal counsel to you and your family throughout the claims process
- Investigate how you were exposed to toxic chemicals
- Work with your physicians, specialists, and experts to document how the toxic chemicals caused your brain injury
- Identify all parties responsible for your claim
- File insurance claims and monitor deadlines for filing lawsuits
- Handle all settlement negotiations and discuss with you the pros and cons of accepting a settlement offer
We diligently work to settle your injury claim to get you the money you deserve. However, our skilled trial lawyers never hesitate to argue a case in court if that is in the best interest of our clients.
Reach out to our office today to discuss your case with one of our experienced Houston brain injury attorneys. Get the information you need about brain injury claims during your free case evaluation.
Common Causes of Toxic Exposure Brain Injury
You can be exposed to toxic chemicals in numerous ways. Some chemicals may be found in your home or your place of employment. You could encounter other chemicals in government buildings or business locations.
Chemicals that can cause brain injuries from exposure include, but are not limited to:
Lead is a common chemical that can cause brain damage from long-term exposure. Lead exposure may occur from lead-based paint, lead-contaminated water, and burning materials that contain lead. Exposure to lead can lead to several health problems, including motor skill impairments.
Mercury is a neurotoxin found in food, water, and household goods like thermometers. Exposure could cause tremors, memory loss, and breathing problems. In addition, long-term mercury exposure could result in organ failure.
Pesticides are widely used in the United States to control insects and weeds around crops. Unfortunately, these toxic chemicals can contaminate food and water supplies. They may also be in the air. In addition, many pesticides have been linked to increased risk of cancer, brain injuries, and other health conditions.
Incorrectly installed appliances can emit dangerous levels of carbon monoxide, including water heaters, furnaces, and ranges. However, boat motors, portable heaters, and idling vehicles can also emit dangerous levels of carbon monoxide.
Exposure may cause loss of consciousness, permanent brain damage, and death.
Manganese is a common mineral found in numerous whole grains, nuts, tea, and water supplies. Long-term overexposure to manganese could cause brain damage and other health issues.
Acetone, ethanol, toluene, chloroform are just a few common solvents that many people are exposed to at work, home, or public. These dangerous chemicals can cause severe brain damage from prolonged exposure. In some cases, exposure can lead to dementia.
Proving Fault for Brain Injuries Caused by Toxic Exposure
If you believe that your brain injuries were caused by exposure to toxic chemicals, you must prove that the party responsible for the exposure is liable for your damages.
Proving fault for exposure to toxic chemicals requires you to prove that:
- The party owed you a duty of care
- The party’s reckless, careless, or negligent acts or omissions breached the duty of care
- The breach of the duty of care was the proximate and direct cause of your brain injuries and health conditions (causation)
- You sustained damages because of the party’s breach of duty
Gathering evidence proving toxic exposure can be challenging. At Attorney Brian White Personal Injury Lawyers our Houston personal injury attorneys have extensive resources to pursue leads, consult experts, and hire investigators to assist us as we gather evidence to prove fault and liability.
What Compensation Can I Seek for Brain Injuries Caused by Toxic Exposure?
Exposure to toxic chemicals can cause irreparable brain damage. Damages may include physical, emotional, and cognitive impairments. In addition, your quality of life may be significantly reduced because of the consequences of a brain injury.
Damages that can be included in a premises liability claim for exposure to toxic chemicals include, but are not limited to:
- Cost of medical, personal, and nursing care
- Lost wages, benefits, and future earning potential
- Permanent impairments and disabilities
- Reductions in quality of life and enjoyment of life
- Physical pain and suffering
- Mental anguish and emotional distress
The Texas statute of limitations for most personal injury cases is two years. However, you could have longer to file a lawsuit if you just found out that you sustained brain damage from toxic exposure.
Therefore, if you are diagnosed with brain damage, contact our Houston brain injury attorneys immediately to discuss your legal rights.
We will stand with you and fight for you against large corporations, insurance companies, and defense firms who are committed to preventing you from receiving the money you deserve.
Schedule a Free Consultation With Our Houston Brain Injuries from Toxic Exposure Lawyers
A brain injury can have long-lasting impacts on you and your family members. Your quality of life, physical abilities, and cognitive abilities may be impaired forever. You deserve just and fair compensation for these damages and more. Attorney Brian White Personal Injury Lawyers will fight for the money you need.
Call now for your free consultation with a Houston brain injuries from toxic exposure lawyer.