Severe brain injuries can have life-altering consequences for victims and their families. They can cause a wide range of short- or long-term changes in thinking, sensation, language, and emotion. Brain injuries can also cause epilepsy and increase the risk of Alzheimer’s, Parkinson’s, and other brain disorders, as stated by the CDC.
Traumatic brain injury (TBI) is a disruption in the normal function of the brain caused by trauma. It can result from a bump, blow, or jolt to the head, or from a penetrating head injury, such as a bullet wound. Children and older adults have a higher risk for TBI.
Most people who suffer mild TBI recover well from their symptoms. On the other hand, some people can take days, weeks, or even longer to recover. Symptoms of mild traumatic brain injury may include:
Moderate to severe traumatic brain injury symptoms can be more serious and longer-lasting. They may include:
TBI can result from any accident or injury that causes trauma to the brain. The most common causes include the following, as reported by the Mayo Clinic:
If you have suffered a severe traumatic brain injury in an accident caused by someone else’s negligence, you may be entitled to pursue substantial damages. Severe TBI survivors and their families may face lifelong challenges. Victims may require extensive and continuing medical care and may be unable to work in a previous occupation.
Our compassionate New York brain injury attorneys with Pollack, Pollack, Isaac & DeCicco, LLP can thoroughly investigate your accident or injury to determine fault and liability and fully assess the losses you have suffered. Depending on the circumstances, damages you may be entitled to claim may include:
Our seasoned trial lawyers at Pollack, Pollack, Isaac & DeCicco, LLP can negotiate skillfully with defense counsel or insurance companies on your behalf, and we will not hesitate to go to court, if necessary, to pursue the compensation you deserve. Call us today at 800-223-2814 to get our top New York personal injury attorneys by your side.
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