Millions of Americans suffer brain injuries each year, with many requiring hospitalizations and long-term evaluations to understand the extent of the damage. All injuries to the head, and especially traumatic brain injuries (TBIs), can have a substantial effect on the quality of life of the injured person, as well as their family and other loved ones. If you have suffered a brain injury that is believed to have been the result of someone else’s negligence, consider contacting our New Haven personal injury attorneys. You may be entitled to compensation.
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We have been obtaining compensation on behalf of severely injured clients for decades.
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How Do TBIs Occur?
Traumatic brain injuries are generally caused by a blow to the head or serious jolt, such as the violent motion that can take place in a crash. Brain injuries also commonly occur due to:
Depending upon the severity of the brain injury, a person can have a wide variety of symptoms. The following requires immediate medical attention:
Loss of or change in consciousness, even if only for a few seconds
Convulsions or seizures
Unequal dilation in the pupils
Clear fluids draining from the nose or ears
Nausea and vomiting
Weakness of arms, legs, or face
Loss of balance
Other common symptoms that should be monitored include:
Light-headedness, dizziness, vertigo
Ringing in ears
Loss of sense of smell or taste
Sensitivity to lights, sounds, or distractions;
Mood changes or swings
Feelings of depression or anxiety
Fatigue or drowsiness
Changes in sleep patterns
Memory and thinking issues
Medical care for any type brain injury is critical. Failing to quickly and properly diagnose a TBI can result in prolonged brain damage that can have a permanent and lasting effect on the patient.
How a New Haven Brain Injury Lawyer Can Help You
The service of an efficient brain injury lawyer is essential while you are recovering from your injury. Injuries of this magnitude can make it extremely difficult for victims to focus on anything else besides their health, especially stressful legal matters. In addition to being physically devastating, the financial implications associated with a TBI can be catastrophic. A victim may require surgery, long-term care, physical therapy, rehabilitation, and more. Family members may also be taken away from their jobs and daily lives to care for their loved ones. An attorney will be able to take on that burden and recover the compensation you, and your family needs to continue your medical care and get your life back.