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What Are Brain Injuries and What Is Brain Damage?
Brain damage may result from a sudden and traumatic impact with an external force such as the dashboard of a car, a sports injury and more. Motor vehicle accidents are the primary cause of traumatic brain injury, followed by falls, violence and child abuse. Most traumatic brain injury accidents are preventable and occur because of another party’s recklessness, carelessness, or negligence. If you or a loved one has suffered a traumatic brain injury as a result of another’s wrongdoing, it is advisable to consult an personal injury attorney who can help you receive the compensation you deserve.
A traumatic brain injury (TBI) is suffered by approximately 1.7 million people each year in the United States and approximately 70,000 to 90,000 of these individuals are left with significant and irreversible brain damage. Each year, traumatic brain injury will claim the lives of approximately 20,000 people. Additionally:
- Traumatic Brain Injury is most likely to affect males between the ages of 15-34.
- A large group of TBI patients is comprised of individuals over the age of 75.
- Traumatic Brain Injury in children and young adults is the leading cause of disability.
The location and severity of a traumatic brain injury can cause physical, cognitive, and emotional changes in the patient.
If you have suffered a traumatic brain injury in Florida, you should contact a Florida personal injury lawyer experienced in traumatic brain injury law. The experienced lawyers at Gilman Law LLP will fight for your legal rights. We urge you to complete our online form or call (888) 252-0048 for a free consultation. Our traumatic brain injury attorneys serve clients across the state of Florida, including Southwest Florida in Ft. Myers, Naples, Cape Coral, Lee County, Collier County, Everglades City, Golden Gate, Immokalee, Sanibel and Bonita Springs.
Traumatic Brain Injury Symptoms and Treatment
The symptoms of a traumatic brain injury can be mild, moderate or severe and is dependent on the extent of damage to the brain. Mild brain damage symptoms include: headache, dizziness, blurred vision and more, while a person with moderate to severe TBI may show some of the same symptoms combined with nausea, convulsions, slurred speech and more.
Individuals with signs of moderate or severe traumatic brain injury symptoms should get immediate medical attention. Little can be done to reverse brain damage caused by trauma and medical personnel will try to stabilize the individual with TBI. Brain damage treatment is usually catered to an individual’s specific impairments and long-term traumatic brain injury care often involves medical professionals specializing in the physical, cognitive, and psychosocial aspects of rehabilitation. The aftermath of traumatic brain injury can be arduous for the patient and his or her loved ones, financially and emotionally.
Traumatic brain injury survivors are often left with long-term cognitive, physical, and emotional problems. Survivors may have difficulty concentrating, solving problems, making decisions, processing new information, and much more.
How To Get Help With A Traumatic Brain Injury
Through experience and education, the Florida traumatic brain injury attorneys of Gilman Law LLP can evaluate traumatic brain injuries and successfully pursue claims on behalf of the injured. Regarding a brain injury litigation, it is extremely important to consult with an attorney. Since a victim amy not be aware of their legal rights. The Florida personal injury lawyers of Gilman Law LLP will investigate the facts and determine whether or not you have a right to compensation. Depending on the extent of your injury, victims may have a right to public or private benefits such as Social Security disability, Medicare, or private disability insurance payments.
The Florida brain injury attorneys at Gilman Law LLP understand the intricacies of this area of law and have helped people injured in brain injury cases receive compensation to get their lives back in order. Our experienced attorneys are skilled at evaluating the factors of a personal injury and will help to ensure a fair and appropriate compensation for your injuries. If you have suffered a traumatic brain injury, we will work hard to make sure that you receive the compensation you deserve. Please complete our free legal consultation form online or call (888) 252-0048 toll free for a free consultation to discuss your case with one of our experienced Southwest Florida Brain Injury Attorneys.