Head And Brain Injuries
The human brain is an amazingly complex organ that acts as the control center for everything we think, say and do. An individual who hits their head on the steering wheel when they are involved in a rear-end collision to an infant who is deprived of oxygen during a prolonged labor, the human brain may suffer injury and permanent damage.
At The Heck Law Offices, Ltd., we fight to promote the best interests of individuals who have suffered head and traumatic brain injuries and to get them the compensation they need.
Life Changes After A Brain Injury
Even a seemingly minor blow to the head can result in a concussion and leave an individual feeling dizzy, nauseous and sensitive to light and sound for weeks or months. During this time, several trips to the doctor may be necessary, and an individual may not be able to work.
In cases where an individual suffers a traumatic brain injury (or TBI), the effects can be life-altering and devastating not only for the individual who is personally affected, but also for the individual’s family members. No two brain injuries are alike or manifest in the same way. In fact, two individuals may appear to suffer the same exact injury and yet display very different side effects. Some of the most common side effects of a TBI include:
- Dizziness and balance problems
- Speech impairments
- Difficulty thinking and concentrating
- Persistent headaches
- Aggression and irritability
- Depression and anxiety
Recover Compensation For Your Injury And Losses
There is no standard treatment for a brain injury and damage suffered can be permanent. In some cases, individuals who suffer TBIs never fully recover and may not be able to function independently or return to work. When you factor in medical bills, lost income, disability and loss of function, the long-term care costs associated with a TBI can quickly climb into the millions of dollars.
If you or a family member suffered a head or brain injury due to another party’s negligence, call one of our lawyers at our Mansfield law office today at 866-640-7560. You can also tell us more about your situation by contacting us online and scheduling a free initial consultation with one of our attorneys.