Verdicts & Settlements

A closeup shot of two men reviewing settlement documents. The Brain Injury Law Center has won millions in mild traumatic brain injury settlements for our clients.

The brain injury verdicts and settlements below are an excerpt of the victories we have won for our clients. While each case is different and no outcome can be guaranteed, the one common factor in all of our work is our commitment to achieving the best possible results for you and your family.

If you have suffered from a traumatic brain injury because of another’s careless or negligent actions, don’t settle for just any attorney. Be sure to choose a law firm that has the experience to prove they can win the maximum recovery for your losses.

The Brain Injury Law Center is a family-owned and operated law firm that has been serving brain injury survivors and their families since 1949. We bring unmatched experience and knowledge to your case, and our founding attorney is even a graduate of Marquette University’s Neuroanatomical Dissection of the Human Brain and Spinal Cord program.

Contact us to speak directly with our Virginia brain injury attorneys today and find out how we can help you make a strong recovery.

Mild Traumatic Brain Injury Settlements

A rear shot of a young girl fallen on the pavement with her head resting in an elderly woman’s hand as she tries to help her up.

Brain injuries tend to be one of the most misunderstood injuries, partly because they aren’t necessarily visible. However, they can easily be catastrophic. Even a mild traumatic brain injury can change the entire course of a victim’s life.

The Brain Injury Law Center has devoted much of its time to understanding these injuries and the lifelong costs of caring for them. The results you see below are a reflection of our work to ensure our clients were fairly compensated for their losses.

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In one of our largest verdicts, our firm represented a Williamsburg man who received a brain injury from a train derailment. We offer legal representation for victims of all kinds of train accidents, including Amtrak crashes.

  • Train Accident — $60.26 million
    A jury awarded more than $60 million to a man injured when a train derailed and sent a pair of train cars crashing into the gas station where he was working, causing a mild traumatic brain injury.
“… Your firm is personally responsible for taking what was a horrible tragedy and transforming it into a legacy…”
Donna, client

The Brain Injury Law Center is committed to putting your needs first. Read more of our client reviews here, or contact us at (757) 244-7000 to learn how we can serve your family after a personal injury.

What is the average settlement amount for a brain injury?

In short, there is no true average settlement amount for a brain injury lawsuit. This is due to the fact that every case is unique, just as each injury is. A number of factors are calculated into your individual case value, such as the severity of the injury, permanent damage, lost earning capacity, and even the emotional pain and suffering.

For answers about how much compensation your brain injury might qualify for, it’s best to speak with an attorney about it. Be wary of using online “settlement calculators,” or accepting any estimation of your case without a qualified brain injury lawyer’s assessment.

If you or a loved one suffered a preventable brain injury on another person’s property, you may be eligible for a premises liability lawsuit. Premises liability involves a property owner or manager’s duty to ensure the safety of guests and patrons.

Slip and fall accidents and falling objects are two of the top causes of head injuries.

  • Slip & Fall — $12.26 million
    Largest slip and fall verdict in Virginia history. This case involved a man who suffered a mild traumatic brain injury during a fall.
  • Falling Merchandise — $3.25 million
    A customer injured by falling merchandise causing mild traumatic brain injury in one of the company’s stores. Norfolk, VA.
  • Falling Merchandise — $2.75 million
    A customer injured by falling merchandise causing mild traumatic brain injury in one of the company’s stores. Norfolk, VA.
  • Falling Shelf — $1 million
    $1 million to a nurse who suffered a mild traumatic brain injury in a physician’s office when a shelf fell and struck her head. Virginia Beach, VA.

Victims seldom walk away from large trucking accidents without serious injuries. These can include spinal cord injuries, broken bones, paralysis and of course, head injuries.

Severe injuries almost always lead to costly permanent treatments. We are privileged to assist truck accident victims in recovering the full amount they are owed after such traumatic events.

  • Truck Accident — $10.22 million
    A jury reached a verdict of more than $10.22 million in a case brought against Werner Transportation on behalf of a woman who suffered a mild traumatic brain injury in a crash. This was believed to be the largest-ever personal injury verdict in Norfolk.
  • Truck Accident — $3.67 million
    In this Oklahoma case, a trucking company paid $3.67 million to a woman who suffered a mild traumatic brain injury in a highway collision.
  • Truck Accident — $2.5 million
    Contracting Company paid $2.5 million to a woman with mild traumatic brain injury.
  • Trucking Accident — $1.6 million
    A jury awarded a verdict of $1.6 million in a case brought against trucking company CRST Inc. and its driver. The suit was filed on behalf of a mother who suffered a mild traumatic brain injury and severe Post Traumatic Stress Disorder from the crash. Oklahoma City, OK.
  • Trucking Accident — $1.1 million
    A low-speed collision with a tractor-trailer was enough to inflict a mild traumatic brain injury on a woman in this case.

Car accidents remain one of our top case types at the Brain Injury Law Center. We represent those who have suffered all types of injuries in a car crash, both locally and nationwide. Please contact our firm to learn how we can help you receive just compensation.

  • Car Accident — $7.5 million
    A Hampton, Va. jury awarded $7.5 million to a woman who suffered a brain injury in a 1996 car accident.
  • Car Accident — $5.2 million
    Jury awarded $5.2 million to a woman who received a mild traumatic brain injury in a car accident. Hampton, VA.
  • Car Accident — $4.75 million
    In this case, a company paid $4.75 million to a school librarian who received a mild traumatic brain injury in an auto accident.
  • Car Accident — $4.1 million
    A school principal who received a mild traumatic brain injury in an auto wreck.
  • Car Accident — $3.6 million
    In this case, a company paid $3.6 million to a nurse who received a mild traumatic brain injury in an auto accident. Isle of Wight County, VA.
  • Car Accident — $10 million
    After litigation, a company paid $10 million to a man who suffered a mild traumatic brain injury in a crash.
  • Car Accident — $2.5 million
    $2.5 million to a woman who suffered a mild traumatic brain injury in an auto accident. Hampton, VA.
  • Car Accident — $2.5 million
    $2.5 million to a woman who suffered a mild traumatic brain injury in an auto accident. Richmond, VA.
  • Car Accident — $2.5 million
    $2.5 million to a woman who suffered a mild traumatic brain injury in an auto accident.
  • Car Accident — $2 million
    $2 million to a man who suffered a mild traumatic brain injury in an auto accident.
  • Car Accident — $1 million
    $1 million to a woman who suffered a mild traumatic brain injury in an auto accident.
  • Car Accident — $1.725 million
    $1.725 million to a man who suffered a mild traumatic brain injury in an auto accident. Accomack, VA.
  • Car Accident — $1.6 million
    $1.6 million to a girl who suffered a mild traumatic brain injury in an auto accident. Dallas, GA.
  • Car Accident — $1.55 million
    $1.55 million to a man who suffered a mild traumatic brain injury in an auto accident.
  • Car Accident — $1.5 million
    $1.5 million to a man who suffered a mild traumatic brain injury in an auto accident.
  • Car Accident — $1.25 million
    $1.25 million to a man who suffered a mild traumatic brain injury in an auto accident.
  • Car Accident — $1.2 million
    $1.2 million to a woman who suffered a mild traumatic brain injury in an auto accident.
  • Car Accident — $1.1 million
    $1.1 million to a woman who suffered a mild traumatic brain injury in an auto accident.
  • Car Accident — $1.096 million
    $1.096 million to a woman who suffered a mild traumatic brain injury in an auto accident.
  • Car Accident — $1 million
    Despite minimal property damage, this car accident left our client with a mild traumatic brain injury.

Similar to 18 wheeler trucks, other commercial vehicles like buses and delivery vans have the capacity to inflict severe damage on other, smaller vehicles in a crash. The case results below are a sample of commercial vehicle accidents we have litigated.

  • Cement Truck Crash — $3 million
    After a cement truck struck a vehicle in South Carolina and left our client with a mild traumatic brain injury, we were able to obtain $3 million in compensation.
  • School Bus Accident — $2.2 million
    $2.2 million to a woman who suffered a mild traumatic brain injury in a bus accident.
  • School Bus Accident — $1.1 million
    $1.1 million award to a woman who suffered a mild traumatic brain injury in a bus accident.
  • Tour Bus Accident — $1.155 million
    In this case in Florida, a tour bus company was responsible for a mild traumatic brain injury sustained by another motorist in a rear-end collision.

Navigating a workers compensation claim can be difficult. However, an attorney can help explain your rights in layman’s terms and ensure you receive the full amount for your injuries. We represent a variety of worksite injury claims, including maritime injuries.

  • Worksite Injury — $3 million
    $3 million to a woman delivering bricks to a warehouse who suffered mild traumatic brain injury.
  • Shipboard Explosion — $1.195 million
    A ship repair contracting company paid $1.195 million after the firm brought a lawsuit on behalf of a man who suffered a mild traumatic brain injury in an explosion.
  • Shipboard Explosion — $1.35 million
    A woman suffered a mild traumatic brain injury and was compensated by a ship repair contracting company after this incident.

Traumatic brain injury can occur in a number of ways. Whether it was by medical malpractice or a recreational activity gone awry, you deserve a fair chance at making a strong recovery. Below are examples of other TBI case types that we have successfully resolved.

  • Motorcycle Accident — $14.59 million
    A woman suffered a brain injury in a motorcycle accident caused by a defective tire tube. Both the motorcycle dealer and the tire manufacturer agreed to settle.
  • Surgical Procedure — $2.2 million
    A Louisiana hospital ended up paying $2.2 million to the family of a child who suffered a brain injury during a surgical procedure.
  • Race Car Driving Experience Accident — $3 million
    A Chesapeake business owner was awarded $3 million for a traumatic brain injury sustained as a result of participating in a race car driving experience at Langley Speedway in Hampton.
  • Police Brutality — $1.25 million
    The city of Newport News paid up after the Brain Injury Law Center filed a lawsuit after an incident of brutality involving the city’s police department.
  • Boating Accident — $3 million
    Woman awarded $3 million for mild traumatic brain injury in boating accident. Naples, FL.
  • Truck Crash by Intoxicated Driver — $8 million
    A case involving a company truck and its intoxicated driver settled for $8,000,000. The plaintiff suffered a mild traumatic brain injury and Post Traumatic Stress Disorder from the rear-end crash. The parties are confidential. VA.
  • Bicycle Crash — $1.75 million
    A posh South Carolina resort settled for $1.75 million after a New York City stockbroker was injured when a rented bicycle collapsed as he operated it. This was the largest verdict in state history for a mild traumatic brain injury.

The unexpected loss of a loved one is one of the most difficult experiences anyone can endure. The Brain Injury Law Center is available to offer the support you need and remove the legal burden from your shoulders in a wrongful death suit.

  • Car Accident Fatality — $1.25 million
    At the conclusion of this case, a man paid $1.25 million to the estate of an elderly woman killed in a car wreck.
  • Faulty Automobile Repair Job — $1 million
    We brought this lawsuit on behalf of the estate of an elderly man who was killed as a result of faulty repairs performed on his vehicle for a repair company.

Though the above verdicts and settlements are categorized by different types of events, all fall under the umbrella term of personal injury. The Brain Injury Law Center represents more than just brain injury victims; we handle cases for any type of catastrophic injury.

  • Work Site Injury — $3.2 million
    A company paid $3.2 million to a truck driver employee who was injured in a work site crash.
  • Hampton Roads Bridge Tunnel Crash — $3 million
    The Hampton Roads Transportation District entered into a $3 million settlement with a woman injured in a crash in the Hampton Roads Bridge Tunnel in 2002.
  • Bicycle Accident — $2.4 million
    In this case, a Virginia Beach chiropractor was injured after being struck in the head by the side mirror of a passing truck as he rode a bicycle.
  • Falling Merchandise — $2.25 million
    Pier 1 Imports was the company involved in this case, which involved a customer injured by falling merchandise in one of the company’s stores.
  • Auto Accident — $1.5 million
    A municipality paid $1.5 million to an off-duty deputy sheriff who was injured when her private vehicle was struck by a city truck.
  • Truck Accident — $850,000
    A jury awarded a college student $850,000 plus costs against trucking company XPO Logistics/Contract Freighters, Inc. Harrisburg, VA.

In certain situations, the details surrounding a case we’ve worked on will remain confidential at the client’s request. This is often to maintain privacy. In other circumstances, confidentiality is part of our negotiations agreement with the defense.

  • Commercial Vehicle Accident — $8 million
    The details of this Chambers County, Ala. case are confidential.
  • Closed Head Injury in Business — $3.75 million
    The terms of this case are confidential.
  • Truck Accident — $2.9 million
    Details of this case are confidential. Williamsburg, VA.
  • Car Accident — $2.7 million
    Details of this case are confidential. Tulsa, OK.
  • Car Accident — $3 million
    Case details confidential.
  • Truck Driver Injured During Delivery — $2 million
    Details for this case are confidential.
  • Car Accident — $1.975 million
    Details for this case are confidential.
  • Car Accident Fatality — $1.76 million
    Details for this case are confidential.
  • Motorcycle Accident — $1.75 million
    Details for this case are confidential.
  • Surgical Procedure — $1.175 million
    Details for this case are confidential.
  • Closed Head Injury — $3.25 million
    The terms of this case are confidential.

*Prior results do not guarantee future outcome.


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