What are the Symptoms of a Traumatic Brain Injury?
Traumatic brain injuries (TBI) affect thousands of Americans every year. Many brain injury victims sustain their injuries in a preventable accident that occurred because another person or party acted in a negligent manner. Such common accidents that cause brain injuries include auto accident, pedestrian accidents, bicycle accidents, slip and falls, falls down stairs, construction site accidents, and more. If you suffered a TBI because of someone else’s negligence, you are likely entitled to substantial compensation for all of your injury-related losses. A dedicated Atlanta brain injury attorney at the law office of Boling Rice LLC can help you receive the settlement you deserve.
Common TBI Symptoms
The symptoms and effects of a brain injury differ from individual to individual, usually based on the location and the severity of the injury. Brain injuries are classified are mild, moderate, or severe. While even mild injuries, such as a minor concussion, require some amount of medical care, more severe TBIs will likely require extensive treatment and recovery time. In some cases, a severe TBI can leave a person permanently disabled.
TBIs can affect your physical, mental, emotional, and cognitive abilities. Some symptoms include the following:
- Irregular sleep patterns
- Inability to understand or follow directions
- Inability to follow or participate in a conversation
- Difficulty showing proper emotions for a situation
- Depression, irritability, or aggression
- Problems with balance or other physical control
- Diminished senses such as vision, hearing, smell, or taste
These are only some of the possible symptoms of a TBI. As you can see, such symptoms can have a significant impact on a victim’s life and may prevent them from working, going to school, or participating in everyday activities.
Contact an Atlanta brain injury lawyer for a free consultation
If you have suffered any degree of brain injury in an accident that you believe was caused by another person’s negligence, you should not hesitate to contact an experienced Atlanta personal injury lawyer to see how you may recover for your losses. Call the office of Boling Rice LLC today at (770) 744-0890 to set up a free initial consultation and discuss a possible case.