Brain Injury Accidents and Possible Complications

Personal Injury Lawyer

As the most powerful organ, the brain controls every mechanism. From automatic internal mechanisms to the willing movements we want to perform, the brain handles it all. When the brain gets damaged, it has a reduced ability to heal itself, and often results in hindrances to various vital functions. The end result of any brain injury can be difficult to predict, as it depends on the type and severity of the damage. 

Treating Brain Injuries Urgently

Anyone who suspects that they sustained a brain injury should go to the hospital immediately or call 911 for help. Brain injuries can quickly become life-threatening if not treated promptly. If you aren’t sure whether a person has a brain injury, here are frequently seen symptoms of this condition:

  • Memory loss
  • Nausea and/or vomiting
  • Relentless headache
  • Difficulty understanding and speaking language
  • Loss of vision
  • Altered sense of smell or taste
  • Loss of balance or coordination
  • Impaired logic
  • Ringing in ears (tinnitus)
  • Anxiety, depression, or sudden mood changes

Personal Injury Accidents

Brain injuries can happen almost anywhere, and may be because of another’s fault or negligence. Victims may be entitled to compensation through filing a lawsuit against the offender. However, this can be difficult to do without assistance from a reputable legal professional. A lawyer well-versed in personal injury accidents can protect the victim’s rights while fighting for their fairly due restitution. Common personal injury accidents that may cause brain injuries include: 

  • Car accident
  • Medical malpractice
  • Birth injury
  • Bicycle accident
  • Workplace accident
  • Slip and Fall
  • Product defect

To speak with a dedicated brain injury lawyer near you, consider reaching out to a lawyer from John K. Zaid & Associates today for a consultation. 

 

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