Working with a personal injury attorney can help to secure the entitled compensation. A brain injury can be quite serious and debilitating and therefore cause substantial damages to the victim in terms of medical expense and lost income, in addition to affecting many different aspects of a person's life. Because damages can be very significant, the costs and the complexities of obtaining evidence and fair compensation are great. It is difficult to prove brain injuries in court. A minor brain injury may not be detected on imaging (MRI and/or CT scans) so proving the existence of the injury itself can be difficult. Also, by waiting too long to file a claim, you may lose your entitlement to compensation or valuable evidence can be lost. By working with an experienced, aggressive personal injury lawyer, the claimant has the best opportunity to obtain fair compensation for their injuries.