A traumatic brain injury (TBI) can occur from any number of accidents or
incidents that deliver a blow, jolt, or even a penetrating wound to the
brain. This serious injury afflicts nearly 2 million individuals annually
in the United States alone. However, despite its potential severity, TBIs
often go undetected and untreated, especially since symptoms are not often
immediately apparent in the aftermath of sustaining the injury. Without
proper treatment, even a mild TBI can pose a danger to one’s health
and cause further damage, disability, or death.
Below are some of the most common symptoms of a TBI:
- Nausea or vomiting
- Temporary loss of consciousness
- Vision problems
- Difficulty concentrating
- Memory loss
Additionally, common delayed symptoms of a TBI include insomnia, depression,
and persistent migraines. When left untreated, TBIs can lead to lifelong
conditions such as Alzheimer’s or Parkinson’s disease.
Unfortunately, these injuries often go unnoticed, particularly if it is
a closed head injury, and are often brushed aside as minor. If you have
been injured in an accident, it is crucial to see a doctor as soon as
possible. You might feel fine, but a major problem could be brewing without
you even being aware of it. Your doctor will be able to run tests and
monitor any possible side effects. Only a trained medical professional
can determine the severity of your injury or if serious treatments are
required to prevent or minimize any possible damage.
Seeing a doctor is especially critical if your injury was caused by the
negligence of another party and you plan on pursuing a personal injury
claim. Your doctor’s visit will support your claim and make it easier
to pursue the compensation you deserve and need to recover from your injury.
Personal Injury Attorneys in Orlando, FL
If you recently sustained a traumatic brain injury due to the negligent
actions of another person, you are probably facing costly medical visits,
painful symptoms, and the inability to work. You should not have to pay
for someone else’s mistakes. At The Maher Law Firm, our legal team
is backed by more than 40 years of experience that we will use to your
advantage. We have secured billions of dollars in compensation for wrongfully
injured victims and would be honored to do the same for you.
Contact us today at (855) 338-0720 to schedule a consultation with a knowledgeable
member of our legal team.