Spinal Cord and Brain Injury Lawyer - San Jose


Addressing the legal aspects of Anoxic Brain Injury, Traumatic Brain Injury (TBI), and Spinal Cord Injury (SCI) in the Bay Area, including San Jose, Sunnyvale, Milpitas, Mountain View, Palo Alto, Redwood City, Fremont, Oakland, San Francisco and many more. 

Attorney Geoffrey Nwosu is an experienced injury lawyer with the knowledge and skill necessary to obtain financial justice for victims of accidents that result in a serious brain or spinal cord injury.

Brain Injuries

1.5 Million Americans suffer Traumatic Brain Injury (TBI) each year.
(Brain Injury Association of America).  Serious brain injuries can occur in two ways, by blunt force – called traumatic brain injury, or by a lack of oxygen called anoxic brain injuries. Brain injuries can cause paralysis, unconsciousness and even death.

Anoxic Brain Injuries

Anoxic Brain injuries happen when the supply of oxygen is cut off to the brain. This often occurs in swimming and diving accidents as well as in surgery complications and other accidents where the supply of oxygen is cut off to the point of causing brain damage.

Traumatic Brain Injuries

Traumatic Brain Injuries (TBI) are caused by sudden acceleration or deceleration of the brain. These kinds of brain injuries usually occur when the skull comes in contact with a hard surface or object. This can cause tearing of the nerves, bruising of the tissue against the skull, brain stem injuries, and swelling. Swelling is one of the bodies healing functions, but can cause serious problems in the brain cavity because the brain has nowhere to move. Severe swelling can cause further damage to the brain. Traumatic Brain Injuries often occur in auto accidents, motorcycle crashes, and sports injuries.

These are some common conditions that can result from Brain injuries:

  • Paralysis
  • Loss of voluntary or involuntary motor functions
  • Memory loss
  • Changes in thinking, decision making, planning, safety judgment, organization, reading and writing.
  • Sensory loss such as sight, speech, touch, smelling, or hearing
  • Fatigue, weakness, and balance
  • Emotional disabilities including depression, anxiety, coping skills, excessive laughing or crying, etc.
  • Sexual dysfunction

A brain injury is emotionally devastating and can be financially overwhelming. If you or a loved one has suffered from a traumatic brain injury (TBI) you should seek immediate medical attention. If you feel that the injury was someone else’s fault, then contact San Jose injury lawyer Geoffrey Nwosu for a free case evaluation.  Attorney Nwosu has the experience you need handle complicated legal issues involved in Brain injury case.

Catastrophic Spinal Cord Injury (Spine Injury)

Spinal cord injuries are among the most devastating to the victim and the victim's family, because they often result in partial or complete paralysis. Most spinal cord injuries are caused by accidents. According to the National Spinal Cord Injury Association, Automobile and motorcycle accidents are the chief cause of injuries to the spine. Other causes of Spinal Cord Injuries ( SCI) are falls, sports injuries (diving is the most common cause for sports injuries), violence, and other accidents.

As a result of this injury, motor deficit, sensory deficit or bowel or bladder dysfunction may occur either, temporarily or permanently. Spinal Cord Injury victims often suffer from life long complications due to their injury including:

  • paralysis
  • loss of sensation and reflex function including autonomic activity
  • dysfunction or loss of bowel and bladder control
  • chronic constipation (common in 40% of spinal cord injury cases)
  • hemorrhoids and bleeding
  • pain or sensitivity to stimuli, muscle spasms,
  • sexual dysfunction.
  • secondary medical problems, such as bladder infections, lung infections, and bed sores.

A catastrophic spinal cord injury ( SCI) is emotionally devastating and can be financially overwhelming. If you or a loved one has suffered from a spine injury you should seek immediate medical attention and the legal help of a qualified injury lawyer.  If you feel that the injury was someone else’s fault, then contact San Jose attorney Geoffrey Nwosu.  Learn how he can help you fight for justice, and assist you in recovering compensation for your injuries, pain and suffering, lost wages and emotional duress.  Attorney Nwosu accepts brain injury and spine injury cases on a contingency fee basis.  That means he will not charge a fee unless and until you have won your case.  Call for a free consultation today at 408-912-5983.

Law Offices of Geoffrey C. Nwosu

1710 Hamilton Ave.
San Jose, CA 95125

(408) 912-5983
(408) 375-7703



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