A traumatic brain injury (TBI), a form of acquired brain injury, occurs when a sudden trauma causes damage to the brain. TBI can result when the head suddenly and violently hits an object, or when an object pierces the skull and enters brain tissue. If you have a loved one experiencing a traumatic brain injury, it is time to retain a traumatic brain injury attorney at 317-548-0672.
Head Injuries and Concussions Are Serious
Concussions and other injuries to the head can be serious. Depending on the severity of your head injury, you may need extensive medical care, including surgery. You may also need several weeks or even longer to rest and recover from your head injury. And in certain extreme cases, you might even have permanent brain damage due to your traumatic brain injury (TBI).
If your severe injury was the result of a personal injury accident caused by someone else’s reckless or negligent behavior, it’s critical that you talk to a personal injury attorney as soon as possible to learn more about your legal rights.
What is a Concussion?
Concussions are mild traumatic brain injuries caused either by shaking the head or by blows to the head. A concussion may cause temporary brain damage in many cases. The damage to the brain caused by a concussion could be permanent, however, if the person does not take the necessary precautions and rest as advised. A person may also experience a concussion if they have had it more than once in their lifetime. In the event of a concussion, it is critical that you or a loved one seek treatment as soon as possible.
What is a Traumatic Brain Injury?
Traumatic brain injury (TBI) is s medical term used to describe many different types of brain injuries, including a concussion. TBIs can range in severity from mild, temporary brain damage to permanent, severe brain damage.
Traumatic Brain Injuries Have Many Causes
Traumatic brain injuries are caused by sports, work accidents, or medical malpractice. It is likely that in such cases, a victim can sue for compensation if another party’s negligence caused the accident.
Contact an Indiana Traumatic Brain Injury Attorney
If you or a loved one has suffered a traumatic brain injury you should immediately seek the assistance of an attorney familiar with handling cases of this nature. Call us at 317-548-0672. We are committed to helping the injured recover personal injury damages caused by the negligence of another party. We have a definite edge in brain injury cases because we have doctors who are also lawyers on our team. We have extensive medical and legal experience with these complex, important cases.