Each year, nearly 100,000 people in the U.S. suffer serious brain injuries that require medical treatment and affect their ability to perform everyday activities. Serious brain injuries can result from:
Any kind of trauma to the head or neck region can cause the brain to bruise, bleed, tear, or swell and may result in paralysis, loss of consciousness, and even wrongful death.Types of Brain Injuries
There are two general types of head injuries: open and closed. An open injury means the skull has been fractured. A closed head injury, although the skull is not fractured, can be more serious than an open injury due to the possibility of brain swelling and the formation of blood clots inside the skull.
According the National Institutes of Health, traumatic brain injury occurs when a sudden trauma causes damage to the brain. TBI can result when the head suddenly and violently hits an object or when an object pierces the skull and enters brain tissue. Symptoms of TBI vary and are classified as mild, moderate or severe depending on the extent of the brain's damage.Brain Injury Symptoms
If you or a loved one has suffered any kind of blow to the head, seek medical attention immediately if you notice any of the following:
Some brain injuries do not show symptoms immediately. If there's any concern about possible brain or skull damage, do not hesitate to seek medical help. Often, by the time symptoms appear, you have already suffered permanent damage that can dramatically alter the quality of your life. In order to ensure that you receive the necessary treatment before this occurs, it is crucial that you have your injury evaluated by a doctor as soon as possible.Robbins & Associates, P.C. Can Help You
The Atlanta brain injury attorney at Robbins & Associates, P.C. can help you receive the compensation you deserve if your brain injury was caused by someone else’s negligence or wrongdoing. We have handled many brain injury claims, and we understand the complexities involved in them. Our attorney will conduct a thorough investigation of your accident to conclusively prove fault, and we will employ medical experts to help calculate the true extent of your monetary damages.
If you or a loved one has suffered a traumatic brain injury, please contact our experienced Atlanta brain injury attorney today to schedule your free consultation at Robbins & Associates, P.C., serving clients in Atlanta and throughout Georgia.
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