Traumatic Brain Injury (“TBI”) also referred to as head injury, brain trauma a or traumatic head injury is a devastating personal injury resulting from physical trauma to the head, neck or brain by an impact, shaking, bump or penetration that disrupts normal brain function. They are often associated with concussions. Common accidents that cause TBI are trucking accidents, motorcycle accidents, bicycle accidents, motor vehicle accidents or falls. Non-violent incidents can cause brain trauma as well, such as drug overdose or chemical poisoning. The Brain Injury Association of America ( estimates that 1.7 million children and adults in the U.S. sustain a TBI each year, and currently more than 3.1 million children and adults in the U.S. live with a lifelong disability because of TBI. The University of Pennsylvania Perelman School of Medicine ( approximates that the U.S. cost of treating, rehabilitating and caring for the victims of traumatic brain injury is $30 billion each year.

Symptoms of Traumatic Brain Injury

  • Difficulty speaking
  • Slurred speech
  • Difficulty swallowing
  • Changes in vision
  • Dizziness, balance problems
  • Paralysis
  • Memory problems
  • Poor judgment and attention span
  • Slowed thought processing speed

Causes of Traumatic Brain Injury

  • Electric Shock
  • Toxic Exposure
  • Auto Accidents
  • Slip and Falls
  • Lack of Oxygen
  • Physical Aggression
  • Penetrating Head Injury

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Cases involving traumatic brain injury are very complex and involve a multitude of legal and medical issues. My commitment and passion in protecting the rights of TBI victims through legal and investigation services is unmatched. I have extensive knowledge and experience successfully representing victims suffering from TBI and I am adept at conveying complex legal and medical issues in a clear and concise manner to a judge or jury. I understand the stress and confusion you will face when dealing with the perils of TBI and I am devoted to doing everything I can to put you in a position of comfort, safety and strength as you and your family cope with this severe personal injury. It takes a special support network to help victims of TBI and their families overcome this devastating personal injury. Receiving just compensation for your head injury is half the battle. The road to recovery includes helping the victim’s family adjust to life after a TBI and ensuring you get the counseling, guidance, and the medical attention they need.

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My experience with Mr. Monaghan was a great experience. At the beginning he explained how things work in a case like mine. He kept me up to date as things changed. His administrator was very helpful and was able to answer any question I had. I would definitely recommend Mr. Monaghan for your legal needs.


Jim was with me from start to finish in my workers compensation claim against the national company that I worked for. I was with the company for 44 years before the injury happened and he was right by my side making sure that the company and their insurance company continued to provide me with my benefit until the claim came to a final and satisfactory conclusion. I would highly recommend Jim as a true workers compensation attorney that will fight for you and your rights under the worker compensation law.


Mr. James V. Monaghan has been working on a worker’s compensation claim for me. He has been great has walked me through different things I was unsure of and explained them to me that I understood what was going on through the process. He has handled some court part so far and has been great with all of it. I would recommend him to handle your case.


In 2016, I was buried over my head in bills and went to see attorney James V. Monaghan for help with filing for bankruptcy. From beginning to end, Jim Monaghan was friendly, professional, knowledgeable and accessible. He assisted me through the whole process and made sure that my bankruptcy went through without a hitch. What a relief it was to be free of so much debt. I highly recommend Attorney Monaghan to anyone needing assistance with a bankruptcy case.

Linn Carpenter

I would recommend Attorney Monaghan to anyone seeking excellent legal representation. He was very informative and eased any anxiety I was having with the process. His assistant Linda is a great part of his team. He was always available for questions whenever I had them. Perfect 10.


Mr. Monaghan was a very helpful and supportive attorney who exhibited a professional and organized firm. He was wonderful and now my worries are gone. The process was smooth and my stress level has decreased. I highly recommend anyone to use Mr. Monaghan as an attorney to help with their needs.


Extremely knowledgeable and professional. Jim ensured that I was well informed and supported at each step. Excellent communication and correspondence throughout the process. I felt very safe being represented by Jim.


Jim was very helpful with my workers’ comp case. He really sped up the process in which the insurance company needed to do. Also, he has a calming, reassuring aspect of his character that honestly I wish all lawyers would have.


Jim was awesome! Very patient and kept me informed of everything that was going and what was going to happen. I would recommend him to anyone who needs lawyer services.