FLORIDA BRAIN INJURY ATTORNEYS
A brain injury can severely change someone’s life. From those causing headaches and memory loss to those that result in a need for lifelong medical care, they are always serious matters. When they are caused by the negligence of another person or business, you have the right to seek compensation. We can help.
Brain injuries are not always diagnosed following an accident and can be difficult to understand. Common indications that a traumatic brain injury (TBI) may result are loss of consciousness, inability to recall events immediately before or after the accident, and alteration in mental state immediately following, such as feeling dazed, disoriented, or confused.
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After an accident, common symptoms of TBI in adults are the following:
persistent neck pain
ringing in the ears (tinnitus)
lapses in attention, perception, judgment, or information processing
difficulty with memory, concentration, or decision making
trouble with cognition, abstract concepts, and time and space relationship
limitations on reading and writing skills
slowness in thinking, speaking, or taking action
getting lost or easily confused
persistent low-grade headaches
feeling tired all the time, lacking energy or motivation
problems associated with sleep, such as insomnia or oversleeping
reduced strength, endurance, and coordination
onset of tremors or swallowing problems
feeling light-headed or dizzy
onset of seizures
volatility in your mood – apathy, irritability, anxiety, and/or depression
difficulty maintaining your balance
increased sensitivity to sounds, light, or distractions
reduction of sense of smell or taste
Because children are less aware of their habits and normal functioning than adults, it is important for adults to monitor children carefully if it is suspected that they are suffering from a TBI.
If you or your child exhibit any of these symptoms or indications following an accident, please contact our office immediately. Our firm monitors the current state of the art in testing and treatment for brain injuries so that we can assist our clients in obtaining the best care and treatment as well as for courtroom presentation to obtain the maximum recovery for this type of injury.
Brain injuries can result from different accidents
Slip and Fall
Nursing Home Neglect
Cruise Ship Injuries
Amusement Park Injuries
Symptoms to look for in children include:
loss of energy or tiring easily
reduced interest in favorite toys or activities
irritability or crankiness
changes in eating or sleeping patterns
changes in the manner in which the child plays, both alone and with others
difficulties at school
deterioration of recently learned skills
loss of balance, or instability while walking