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Traumatic brain injuries (TBI) can happen from a fall, jolt to the head, accident, and more, affecting millions of people in the US. In 2014, about2.87 million Americans suffered a traumatic injury, resulting in 56,800 deaths, 2,529 of which were children. Overall, about 150 Americans die from TBI-related injuries each day.

This can devastate lives not only temporarily but permanently, as brain injuries are among the most serious debilitations a person can suffer. A person may be unable to function in society nor enjoy the life they once had.

If you or a loved one suffered a brain injury, it’s critical to get legal representation right away. You may be entitled to compensation from the person, group, or company at fault. Our Baton Rouge brain injury lawyer is dedicated to helping you receive maximum compensation that fairly accounts for your physical, mental, and emotional losses resulting from your injury. As such, you can count on us to handle every detail of your case and fiercely negotiate for a high settlement while you focus on recovering.

Wait no longer to contact us at (225) 396-5262 to learn how we can help restore some peace of mind for you or your loved one.

Common Types of Brain Injuries

Brain injuries are typically categorized as traumatic brain injuries and non-traumatic brain injuries. Keep in mind that TBI’s are caused by physical trauma to the head, while non-TBI’s stem from diseases, infections, swelling, and the like. However, TBI’s can eventually result in non-TBI’s. For clarity, see the following examples:

Traumatic brain injury (TBI): A type of acquired brain injury in which a sudden trauma damages the brain. Common causes of TBI include:

  • Slips and falls
  • Car accidents
  • Violence
  • Child abuse
  • Subdural hematomas
  • Brain hemorrhages
  • Sports injuries
  • Blast injuries from explosions
  • Penetration by a foreign object (i.e., a bullet)

TBI’s can result in various types of brain injuries, including:

  • Skull fractures
  • Concussions
  • Lacerations
  • Hematomas
  • Diffuse axonal injuries
  • Cerebral edema

Non-traumatic brain injury (non-TBI): Another type of acquired brain injury that results from an illness or medical condition that affects the brain. Common causes of non-TBI’s include:

  • Lack of oxygen (hypoxia or anoxia)
  • Toxic or metabolic injuries
  • Brain infections or inflammation
  • Surgical complications
  • Brain hemorrhages
  • Strokes
  • Brain tumors
  • Brain aneurysms
  • Adverse reactions to a drug or medical procedure

Brain Injury Symptoms

Both TBI’s and non-TBI’s can hinder every element of a victim’s life. They may lose their normal capabilities, requiring the help of friends, family, and in-home nurses. To better understand the impacts of brain injuries on a victim and their family, review the symptoms below:

  • Memory loss/short-term memory
  • Dizziness
  • Unconsciousness (briefly)
  • Headaches
  • Migraines
  • Blurry vision
  • Fatigue
  • Nausea and vomiting
  • Mood swings
  • Trouble concentrating or thinking
  • Confusion, restlessness, or irritability
  • Loss of coordination

No Matter How Complex Your Situation Is, Count on Us to Help

Brain injuries are not to be taken lightly. As you can see from the information above, victims’ lives can turn upside-down immediately after getting injured and both victims and their families can endure unimaginable hardships for the rest of their lives.

With this in mind, our Baton Rouge brain injury attorney will go above and beyond to fight for the highest settlement possible in your case. We can evaluate the short and long-term effects of your brain injury by investing the time, research, and resources needed. By collaborating with medical and economic experts to analyze the impacts of your injuries, you can rest assured that we will have the facts, strategies, and tools required to maximize your chances of achieving a favorable outcome.

Schedule a consultation online or by calling (225) 396-5262 to discuss your situation with us. Your fight is our fight.

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