St. Louis Brain Injury Lawyer

Our St. Louis traumatic brain injury lawyers routinely obtain multi-million dollar recoveries for TBI victims. If you or a loved one need a brain injury accident lawyer in Missouri, hire the best TBI lawyers in St. Louis. Numerous families in the region have entrusted our law firm with their case. Very few accident law firms have the necessary experience, understanding, or financial backing to handle these complex cases.

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Make sure your the traumatic brain injury attorneys you hire…

  • Tried other cases like yours;
  • Is a member of the local association
  • Knows what the standard tests are for this disease
  • Understands the basic anatomy of the brain and what each portion does
  • Understands what role the neuropsychologist will serve in the case
  • Knows what role the neurologist will serve
  • Has worked with life care planners on similar cases

    The Bradley Law Firm is a corporate partner for The Brain Injury Association of Missouri.

Managing partner Ryan Bradley has a degree in biology and a minor in chemistry, has tried numerous brain injury cases to verdict, and is a member of the Missouri Brain Injury Association. You will be challenged to find a lawyer with a better educational background or experience to handle your brain injury case.

Managing partner Ryan Bradley has a degree in biology and a minor in chemistry. Ryan has tried numerous TBI cases to verdict. He has settled many more. You will be challenged to find a lawyer with a better background or more experience to handle your case.

We handle accidents resulting from:

We have experience with these types of brain injuries:

  • Subdural hematomas
  • Concussion / Traumatic
  • Hemorrage / Edema
  • Diffuse axonal injury or shearing
  • Skull fractures
  • Anoxic and Hypoxic injuries

Symptoms of a TBI

After a car crash, you may not even realize you hurt your head. Common symptoms after a hit to the head include headache, lightheadedness, nausea, vomiting, nausea, tinnius (ringing in the ears), and vertigo (spinning). If you experience any of these symptoms, immediately seek medical attention. Afterwards, be on the lookout for changes in personality, rage, swearing, inability to sit still, balance problems, poor eyesight, headaches, muscle control issues, memory loss and disorientation.

Missouri Brain Injuries

In Missouri, 44% of all brain injuries are caused in auto accidents, 26% are due to slip and falls, and 13% are the result of sports injuries. The remainder are caused by assaults and shootings.

Nationwide, severe brain injuries cost over $50 billion. Most victims of severe brain injuries will need some level of assisted care for the remainder of their lives. For those who suffer the most traumatic brain injuries, depending on age and life expectancy, the cost for medical and other care expenses can reach over $8 million. A Missouri brain injury costs around $1k/day for medical and the acute phase of care is around 50 days.

For every 8 mild brain injuries, there is one moderate brain injury and one traumatic injury. Mild brain injuries can require hospitalization. Additionally, even mild brain injuries can impair a life. Sometime, close family and friends may not even realize a loved one has suffered a traumatic brain injury until they attempt to resume his or her normal daily activities.

As soon as the demands of daily life are once again imposed on a brain injury victim in St. Louis, the effects of the injury become pronounced. Many brain injury victims have psychological consequences from their inability to perform everyday tasks, as they once were able to.

Epidemiology of a Brain Injury & Statistics of TBI

  • 2 million affected each year, of which 15% will require a hospital stay and 5% will have some level of permanent disability.
  • 50,000 victims die each year from head trauma
  • Men double the risk as a woman
  • People between the ages of 15 and 24 are most likely to sustain a TBI.
  • Nationwide, traumatic brain injuries cost over $50 billion.
  • The most severe brain injuries can push lifetime costs over $8 million.
  • In Missouri, the cost for a TBI care is about $1000 per day
  • The acute phase of care averages around 50 days.
  • Statistically, men are double the risk at sustaining a brain injury, and people the ages of 15 to 24 are most likely to sustain a traumatic brain injury. However, small children are at the greatest risk for severe brain injury as they have not fully developed. On the opposite end of the spectrum, seniors are also at a higher risk due to falling.

For every eight mild brain injuries, there is one moderate brain injury and one severe brain injury. Mild brain injuries sometimes require hospitalization. In addition, even mild brain injuries have the capability of impairing lives. Sometimes, family and friends may not even realize a loved on has suffered a TBI until that individual attempts to resume his or her normal daily activities.

Once the demands of daily life are once again imposed on the TBI victim, the effects of a TBI become pronounced. Many brain injury victims have psychological consequences from their inability to perform every day tasks like they once did. Memory loss can lead to lost wages and long term care issues.

Potential consequences of brain damage:

The effects of a TBI can vary. Some of the common conditions can include:

  • Loss of sense of self
  • Isolation from others
  • Memory problems
  • Suicidal thoughts
  • Marital troubles
  • Unemployment
  • Financial strain
  • Drug and alcohol Abuse
  • Difficulty speaking
  • Inability to care for themselves
  • Exposing others to dangerous conditions

Family and friends of the brain injury victim will certainly be affected by these conditions. The physical and emotional exhaustion in caring for a loved one with a TBI can be overwhelming. Many times, families benefit from seeking guidance from a psychologist.

Common defenses to traumatic brain injury cases.

Insurance company lawyers will blame the physical and mental injuries on something else. This is what they are paid to do. They do this by hiring “experts” to disagree with the treating doctors. They then argue their clients did not cause the injury. These attorneys will look into every time you bumped your head, worked around chemicals, fell off a horse or even a bike. The latest defense tactic is to blame illicit drug use for causing the injury. This wild theory is asserted despite the fact that nearly 1 in 5 people over the age of 12 have used at least one illicit drug in the last year. You need to hire a lawyer who can educate the jury so they are not mislead by insurance company lawyers who peddle junk science.

Free consultations on brain injury cases

We have the best brain injury lawyers around. We offer free legal consultations to everyone. We only consult with the leading neuropsychologists, neurologists and life care planners in the industry. We will formulate a plan to win your case. If you need a referral to a specialist, you will get one. Rest assured all your interests are attended to when you hire The Bradley Law Firm. With a conveniently located St. Louis office, our traumatic brain injury lawyers also handle client cases from Springfield, Independence, Columbia and Kansas City, Missouri. 

Free unless we win

We have recovered tens of millions of dollars in settlements and verdicts for brain injury victims. As always, our fees and costs are contingency based. This means you never pay us anything unless we win your case. With a track history of winning when the stakes are high, our lawyers are ready to take on your case. Call us today at 314-400-0000.

Ryan Bradley AV Ratin

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Our Results

Our Personal Injury Attorneys have proudly collected TENS OF MILLIONS of dollars in compensation for clients. Below are some of our recent personal injury case results.

$30M Sexual Assault
$14.25M Motorcyle Crash
$10.5M Fatal Wreck
$4M Product Liability
$4M Wrongful Death
$2M 18-Wheeler Wreck
$2M Wrongful Death Trucking Crash
$2M Wrongful Death Tractor Trailer
$1.7M Van Crash
$1M Truck Crash
$1M 18-Wheeler Wreck
$321K Auto Crash
$300K Motorcycle Wreck
$300K SUV Wreck
$225K Truck Crash

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What Our Clients Are Saying

"Overall, I had a great experience working with The Bradley Law Firm!! I would recommend Ryan and his team to anyone. Being involved in a car accident can be quite stressful and dealing with insurance companies can be even more stressful. Having Ryan in my corner lifted a huge burden off my shoulders and made this process much easier for me. They handled everything. Tina is great…she is awesome! She’s extremely patient and kept me informed throughout the entire process. The Bradley Law Firm team is very personable, easy to talk to, and a pleasure to work with."


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Our Results

Our Personal Injury Attorneys have proudly collected TENS OF MILLIONS of dollars in compensation for clients.

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