We are open and here to serve you. Please call our office and find out more about how we can work with you on your case through all contactless methods, including electronic agreement. It is our goal to keep you and our staff safe during this time. Learn More
Personal Injury Attorneys
Call Today (404) 907-1594
Top-Rated Trial Attorneys

Atlanta Brain Injury Attorney

What is Traumatic Brain Injury?

Personal injury accidents are almost always traumatizing and, in many cases, catastrophic. One of the worst injuries that a person could suffer in an accident is traumatic brain injury. This injury is sustained when the victim receives a blow to the head that is strong enough to impact the brain and cause injury, resulting in swelling, dizziness, and nausea, and confusion. More severe cases may also include unconsciousness, memory loss, or even a coma.

Effects of Brain Injuries and the Need for Ongoing Compensation

When a brain injury is severe enough, there may be long-term or permanent consequences. Permanent brain damage could result, or the victim could require ongoing therapy and treatment to rehabilitate from severe trauma.

Unless you retain an aggressive lawyer who will fight relentlessly for ongoing compensation, you could face financial stress when the compensation stops before your medical bills do. At The Kalka Law Group, we have experienced defending insurance companies from such claims in the past, and we know how much compensation you are entitled to for these situations.

Brain Injury Claim Statute of Limitations

Georgia has a two-year statute of limitations on most personal injury cases, including those involving a brain injury. The two-year statute of limitations begins on the date of injury. If it expires, then the court will usually refuse to even hear any claim filed after that point.

However, the statute of limitations for a brain injury claim could be a little different. Not all brain injuries are diagnosed or even obvious on the same day that they occur. For example, you could have an underlying brain injury after a car accident but not see a doctor about your symptoms until a year later. A court might agree that the two-year statute of limitations in your case should begin on the date of your traumatic brain injury (TBI) diagnosis, not on the date of the crash.

Most Common TBI Symptoms After an Accident

Given that a brain injury is not always immediately noticeable, it is important that you see a doctor after an accident that might have hurt your head. Only a medical professional can order diagnostic tests and accurately diagnose your injury.

Symptoms that might indicate you have an undiagnosed brain injury include:

  • General confusion
  • Memory issues
  • Inability to concentrate
  • Chronic migraine
  • Uncharacteristic mood swings
  • Dizziness or balance issues
  • Vomiting and nausea
  • Fainting or unconsciousness
  • Tinnitus
  • Sensitivity to light and sound
  • Unexplained seizures
  • Slurred speech

Please see a medical professional as soon as possible if you are experiencing any of these symptoms. If you are suffering from an acute symptom or have no one to take you to the hospital, then you should call 911 because driving yourself could be dangerous.

Call today to learn what could be done to recover the full amount of your brain injury damages.

Retain a Brain Injury Lawyer in Atlanta, GA

For several consecutive years, our attorneys have been selected for inclusion in Georgia Super Lawyers® as Rising Stars. We have also been honored by inclusion in Georgia Trend's Legal Elite for 2009, 2012, 2013 and 2015.

Contact an Atlanta brain injury lawyer from our offices today for a free case evaluation to discuss how we could build a strong case to obtain maximum payout for your brain injury, especially if you need ongoing compensation. We have more than 30 years of experience and would love to handle your case.

What Our Clients Are Saying

  • “I am here to recommend Tony Kalka to anyone that desires a knowledgeable attorney that is efficient and thorough for a lawsuit victory. Mr. Kalka has adequately demonstrated to be the highest quality and an excellent choice.”

    Christrost

  • “I'm not sure what I would have done without The Kalka Law Group. Their staff was very helpful in addressing my concerns. Tony - I appreciate your work and all you have done for me. I will refer everyone I know to you.”

    M. Morgan

  • “Man did they deliver on their promise. They fought hard make sure I received the recovery necessary get me and my family back on our feet after the accident. I have attorneys for life.”

    E. Ripley

  • “There will never be enough words that can describe the type of lawyer, professional, confidant, and friend that Tony Kalka and Renee Smith have been thru the entire ordeal of my case. To say that they have gone above and beyond, is a complete understatemen”

    Meg Bennett

  • “Tony Kalka is an Extraordinary Attorney, I can never thank enough. If it had not been for Tony Kalka, I would not be physically or logically writing this. He literally saved me from having a nervous breakdown.”

    M. Kay Weatherford

  • “Matthew Broun with The Kalka Law Group handled my case with diligence, professionalism and we obtained the result we were after. I received impeccable support and felt confident throughout my case with Matthew by side.”

    Anne Marie Tison

  • “My lawyer was Alfred Evans and I can sincerely say without a doubt that this man did everything right. He always kept me informed of what was going on and I felt he and his people were doing everything in my best interest.”

    Billy S

  • “Professional”

    A. Williams

  • “Everything was dealt with in a timely manner and I was well informed throughout the entire process. I would highly recommend using Tony Kalka!”

    Jessica

  • “Kalka Law Group is the best”

    John O’Neil

  • “Tony and his team put together a case and helped me when no one else could I was able to get a recovery.”

    C Rabren

  • “Tony sat me down and laid out all the next steps be followed. He did what he had advised and everything turned out just right. They are honest which allows you to make an intelligent decision.”

    Sara

  • “I placed it all in his hands, and I was not let down! I have grown to look at Tony as a friend, and will use The Kalka Law Group in an instant in the future.”

    Mike T.

  • “cannot thank you enough for the hard work, diligence and time you put forth on my personal injury case. At all times you displayed professionalism, integrity and compassion.”

    C. Icemp

  • “I would never use another attorney for personal injury. Tony loves his job and it shows in his work!”

    Robin

Work With a
Recognized Legal Team

  • You Pay Nothing Unless We Win
  • Millions of Dollars in Settlements Recovered
  • Selected for Inclusion in Super Lawyers®
  • Included in U.S. News - Best Lawyers®
  • Perfect 10.0 Rating on Avvo
  • Nationally Recognized by Numerous Legal Organizations

Contact the kalka law group Today

Request Your Free Consultation - You Don't Pay Unless We Win
  • Please enter your name.
  • This isn't a valid phone number.
  • Please enter your email address.
    This isn't a valid email address.
  • Please make a selection.
  • Please enter a message.