Slip and Fall Accidents are the cause of tens of thousands of Traumatic Brain Injuries each year. If you or a loved one have been experiencing constant headaches following a slip and fall
you may have suffered a Mild or Moderate Traumatic Brain Injury. But don’t let the terms “mild” and “moderate” fool you. Even mild brain injuries can have devastating and permanent effects on your physical health and mental well being.
How Do I know I suffered a Brain Injury due to a Slip and Fall Accident:
There are various sings of a traumatic brain injury, the most common of which is constant headaches referred to as Post Traumatic Headache Syndrome
. Some other common signs of significant damage to the brain are as follows.
- Post traumatic amnesia – memory loss
- General confusion and lightheadedness
- Bitter taste in the mouth
- Blurred vision or diminished vision
- Paralysis or numbness throughout the body
- Alteration of mood and behavior
If you are experiencing any of these symptoms after a slip and fall accident
in which you bumped your head you may have suffered a serious brain injury which will require you to seek medical attention.
Medical Complications and Disabilities Caused Brain Injuries:
Victims of traumatic brain injury are susceptible to long term physical and mental disabilities. Under such circumstances victims may require nursing and home care and rehabilitation which can lead to expenses reaching hundreds of thousands and even millions of dollars.
What Forms of Compensation Are Available to Brain Injury Victims:
Individuals who are able to file claims against perpetrators of negligent acts resulting in brain injuries are entitled to monetary compensation for numerous damages including (1) Hospitalization and all Medical Expenses (2) Future cost of medical care and rehabilitation care (3) Lost Wages and loss or future income resulting from disabilities (4) Pain and Suffering including emotional trauma and psychological damage.
What Can an Attorney do For Me:
Traumatic brain injury claims can be very difficult to litigate. One of the most challenging aspect of a traumatic brain injury lawsuit is establishing the extend of the injuries suffered. Such evidence can be gained by medical evaluations requiring MRI and CT scans and neurological reports on alterations in your brain functions.
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