Brain Injury Attorney in Brandon
Facts Regarding Injuries to the Brain
Injuries to the brain have a variety of types and symptoms. Unfortunately, these symptoms can go unnoticed or misdiagnosed which can lead to other physical and mental troubles. Concussions have become well known because of their prevalence in sports. They are not yet fully understood by the medical profession and result in a temporary loss of normal brain functions. A mild traumatic brain injury occurs when the brain in violently hit against the skull with a short loss of consciousness, up to 30 minutes. In a severe traumatic brain injury or TBI, there is a loss of consciousness for more than 6 hours and the effects can be permanent.
At Boohoff Law, P.A., our first recommendation is that if you or a loved one feels they are suffering from any of the symptoms of a brain injury, a competent physician should be immediately consulted. At times, insurance companies and others are reluctant to fully check out brain injuries due to the expense involved. This is one of the areas where a knowledgeable Brandon personal injury lawyer can be of service to you and your family.
Symptoms and What Can Be Done
Common symptoms of brain injuries include:
- Loss or reduction of cognitive functions such as memory, perception and concentration
- Slurred speech
- Inabilities to read or write
- A partial or total loss of vision
- Sleep disorders and depression
- Headaches and/or dizziness
- Changes in personality
Injuries to the brain and their symptoms can be brought about by auto accidents,
slip and fall accidents, assaults,
motorcycle accidents and
medical malpractice such as in the use of
No matter the cause, brain injuries can be life changing and in some cases, permanent. Our firm feels that those that brought about the brain injury through negligence or carelessness should be held responsible for what they have done. Legal cases involving brain injuries demand thorough investigation and documentation as to what occurred, who was responsible and the damage that was done. Costly medical procedures, treatment and rehabilitation should be paid for by those responsible. Loss of wages and other damages may be compensated in some cases involving injuries to the brain. Let us take up the battle for just compensation on behalf of you and your family.
Contact a Brain Injury Attorney in Brandon
immediately if you or a loved one is suffering any of the symptoms of an injury to the brain.