Coma & Brain Damage

Brain damage can be of varying degree and severity, causing a loss of motor skills in some, speech impediments in others, and even comas or death. Because brain damage or a coma can require a lifetime of care, it is important that you, and your attorney, fully understand the nature and extent of the injury.

Located in Charlotte, and representing clients throughout North Carolina, the personal injury lawyers at Charles G. Monnett III & Associates have extensive experience handling claims involving brain damage. We have over 30 years of experience assisting brain damage victims and their families obtain the compensation they need for long term care. Attorney Charles Monnett III has a unique understanding of brain damage, including traumatic brain injury and birth related brain injury.

In addition to practical experience as an attorney, Mr. Monnett also serves on the Board of Directors of the North Carolina Brain Injury Association, a position he has held for over 10 years. We are also proud contributors to the Brain Injury Association as well as contributors to support individual brain damaged victims. For additional information about our qualifications and services, please visit our Firm Overview page.

Effects and Manifestation of Brain Damage

Brain damage can manifest itself in several forms, including the following:

  • Severe brain injury
  • Traumatic brain injury – TBI
  • Mild traumatic brain injury
  • Closed head injury
  • Concussion
  • Coma
  • Persistent vegetative state
  • Hypoxia
  • Ischemia
  • Encephalopathy
  • HIE

Leading Causes of Brain Damage

Any trauma to the head can cause brain damage, including violent head shakes from accidents where your body suddenly stops, but your brain may crash or be squeezed against your skull. Some of the more common causes include the following:

To discuss your brain damage claim with an experienced lawyer who is dedicated to assisting brain injury victims and their families, schedule a free confidential consultation by calling us at 704-376-1911 in the Charlotte area or toll free at 1-800-977-3077, or filling out our intake form on our Contact Us page. In brain injury cases, experience matters.