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Car Accident Resulting in Brain Injury Receives $21 Million Settlement

A Virginia Beach family recently settled multiple cases regarding a horrific car accident. The family was in a small car when they were rear-ended by a truck so violently that the trunk of the small car was forced into the passenger compartment. The two children in the back seat were buckled into their car seats and slammed into the headrests in the front seats.

If you or a loved one has been in a car accident which resulted in injuries you may have rights to certain types of compensation. In cases where the car accident was caused by another person, the insurance company of the at-fault driver must pay out for the damages you suffered. This does not only include the damage to your vehicle, but your medical bills, and other costs that may have come about as a result of the accident. . At Lauri J. Goldstein & Associates, PLLC, the attorneys are dedicated to seek maximum compensation.

The child sitting in the passenger back seat was unresponsive at the scene of the accident and was immediately rushed to the hospital. She was in a coma for several days and when she was brought out of the coma she went through some extensive rehabilitation therapy and was able to regain the use of her left arm and leg. She had multiple CT and MRI scans which revealed massive and permanent brain damage in her frontal lobe, associated with cognitive thinking.

It was clear this little girl would need extensive medical treatment in the future and special attention in education. The family agreed to a settlement that included a trust to be created to provide for her short term educational and medical needs, as well as, a separate settlement guaranteed $21M over the child's lifetime.

The devastation that can occur in your life after you or a family member suffers a brain injury is unthinkable. When the injury is caused by the negligent or reckless act of another person or company, that person or company must be made to take responsibility for what has occurred. At Lauri J. Goldstein & Associates, PLLC, the attorneys are dedicated to fighting for the maximum compensation for brain injuries that were caused by another's negligent actions. The costs on such injuries may continue for the life of the person in some cases.