An important factor in assessing the presence of Traumatic Brain injury in an accident victim the whether he has suffered from prost traumatic brain injury amnesia or PTA. Post traumatic Amnesia refers to the loss of memory of events immediately following an accident in which the brain received a blow. Usually confusion and disorientation accompanies the period after a traumatic brain injury. In more severe form of head injuries an individual is unable to remember the accident itself and events immediately following or preceding the event.
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If you have suffered from an accident and cannot recall the events of the accident or the period of time before or after the accident you may have suffered a traumatic brain injury. If so seek medical assistance immediately. Also, contact our Traumatic Brain Injury Lawyer who will be able to assess your accident and injuries and determines whether you may have a rightful claim for compensation for your injuries.
Other Important information regarding Brain Injury and Post Brain Injury Amnesia:
How will a medical professional be able to assess whether is have suffered a Post Traumatic Brain Amnesia:
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There are certain tests used by medical professionals on order to determine whether you have suffered from a Mild or Severe Traumatic Brain Injury. Some of the questions medical doctor will ask you immediately following an accident are as follows:
- What is your name?
- What car were you driving in?
- Where do you live?
- Do you know how you got here?
- What time is it now?
- What is the first thing you remember after the accident?
- What is the last thing you remember before the injury?
- What is the year?
Based upon your answer the medical professional will be able assess whether you have suffered from a Post traumatic brain amnesia.
How long will it take for me to recover from a Traumatic brain injury?
The recovery rate for Brain Injuries varies based on many different factors. Some for the leading factors in determining the recovery rate are as follows:
- Age of the individual suffering a TBI: Usually the older the individual the recovery rate will take longer
- Previous History of Brain Damage
- What was the intellectual, educational, and employment history of the individual
- Presence of mental health issues in the individual
- Family history mental health issues
- History of Drug use, Alcohol use, and Smoking
- Is the Patient taking any Drug for depression
How We can help:
At Downtown LA Law Group our Brain Injury lawyer are skilled and knowledgeable in defending the rights of those who have suffered a Post Traumatic Amnesia injury.
We will hold liable those who caused your accident and take care of every legal detail and make sure you achieve the highest compensation possible for your loss; in the meantime, concentrate on the most important part of this process – your recovery.
Remember to Act Quickly: It is crucial to act quickly after you’ve been injured before any limitations can lower or extinguish your rightful claim. Call us for a free consultation with Personal Injury Attorney (855-DT-LA-LAW)