Concussion side effects
Concussions can cause balance problems, interrupt normal cognitive function, impaired memory, and mood changes. They can also change the underlying structural cells of the brain. Unfortunately, concussions increase the risk of dementia as well as other serious health problems. Even a single concussion can affect cognitive abilities over the long term.
The effects of a more severe Traumatic Brain Injury (TBI) can be debilitating and require a lifetime of supportive care. You may be entitled to compensation if someone else’s negligence caused a brain injury to you or your loved one. You should consult with a TBI lawyer at Leavitt, Yamane & Soldner if you or a loved one has suffered a brain injury. Our personal injury attorneys can answer questions such as:
- Who may be held responsible for my concussion or TBI?
- What kinds of compensation could I receive if I have suffered brain damage caused by someone else’s negligence?
How can Leavitt, Yamane & Soldner help me with my TBI claim?
If someone else’s careless or negligent behavior caused your brain injury, Leavitt, Yamane & Soldner can help you force that individual or company may be forced to take financial responsibility for your losses.
Pursuing Compensation for Brain Injury Victims
The impact of a brain injury is dramatic. A person who suffers from a TBI may experience:
- Ringing in the ears
- Mood changes, including aggression and irritability
- Cognitive impairment
- Balance problems
- Memory loss
- Speech and language processing problems
- Impulsive behavior
- Difficulties with touch, temperature, and other sensory functions
- Hearing and vision loss
- Chronic pain
- Sexual dysfunction
- Word finding difficulties
- Loss of smell or taste
- Uncontrolled anger or crying
- Difficulty sleeping
- Excessive Sleeping
- Reclusive behavior and isolation
- Sensitivity to light and sound
- Many other symptoms
To obtain full compensation for a brain injury, the extent of the brain injury must be evaluated and documented. This can often involve substantial diagnostic testing and evaluation. These are essential steps in obtain full compensation for the many ways in which a TBI can impact the injured person and their family. Examples of types of losses from a TBI include:
- Past and future medical treatment costs
- Past and future costs of attendant or nursing care
- Pat and future lost income
- Pain, suffering, loss of enjoyment of life and emotional distress
- Loss of companionship and support
- Wrongful death
Our personal injury lawyers can help
Leavitt, Yamane & Soldner’s personal injury lawyer can assist you in many ways after an accident that causes a traumatic brain injury (“TBI”) including the symptoms of concussion and post concussion syndrome. Contact Leavitt, Yamane & Soldner today at 808-537-2525. We can help.