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Brain Injury (TBI) Accidents

Brain injury signs usually indicate that there is permanent or temporary damage under or on the skull. Traumatic brain injury, often times, either goes unnoticed or is misdiagnosed once the individual has sustained an impact to his or her head.

A brain injury, in fact, may go undiagnosed and not treated for days or even weeks, at times causing wrongful death.

Traumatic brain injuries are usually caused by sudden head trauma, which includes a blow or jolt, or maybe even an object which penetrates the skull.

Traumatic brain injury, in every case, can have a disruption on the normal brain function. A victim suffering from brain injury (TBI) accidents usually have hit his or her head against an object that is solid, such as a wall or a steering wheel, or an object which may penetrate a skull into the brain.

Concussions and Mild Traumatic Brain Injury

Some indications of a brain injury are apparent, cases that involve a mild traumatic brain injury or a concussion, which can result in conspicuous dilemmas, which may last in the time duration of days or weeks.

Several of the more obvious indications and symptoms of most kinds of traumatic brain injury include the following: ringing ears; the urge to vomit; headache or pain that refuses to go away; loss of the ability to smell or taste; loss of dizziness, balance, and lightheadedness; inappropriate laughter; difficulty in swallowing; difficulty finding words or understanding speech; impulsiveness and/or irritability; blurry vision; getting lost, or becoming easily confused; feeling angry, changes in mood, or becoming sad for no reason; reduced function when speaking, reading, thinking, and acting; difficulty in recalling memory, concentrating, making decisions, or focusing; ice that become easily tired; an increase in sensitivity to sound, white, and a distraction; and changes in sleep patterns that include sleeping more, or difficulty in falling asleep.

Moderate to severe traumatic brain injury usually necessitates immediate medical treatment.

Other individuals may notice red flags that are obvious when the victim suffers critical symptoms, such as: convulsions or seizures; repeated vomiting and/or nausea; an increase in levels of confusion, agitation, or restlessness; speech slurred; loss of muscle function and/or coordination; headaches that are intense and worsen over time; when sleeping, the inability to wake up; in one or both eyes, dilation of peoples; and weakness and/or numbness in extremities.

Even a minor delay in treatment can diminish the likelihood of optimal recovery. Delayed treatments, often times, result in cognitive, psychological, and/or physical impairment.

Many victims of brain injury (TBI) accidents usually experience changes that are functional to affect emotions, thinking, language, and sensation.

Traumatic brain injury can also be a cause of epilepsy. This can increase any likelihood of risk in obtaining a host of healthcare conditions that include Alzheimer’s disease, Parkinson’s disease, and other major brain disorders usually connected with aging.

Any individual that reveals indications of a brain injury should immediately contact a seasoned personal injury attorney who specializes in brain injury (TBI) accidents.

Contact us for a free consultation or call Anzalone Law Firm PLLC, at: 603.548.3797.

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