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Common Signs of a Traumatic Brain Injury

Common Signs of a Traumatic Brain Injury

Traumatic brain injuries are more common than some people may think. In fact, the United States Centers for Disease Control and Prevention reports that approximately 1.5 million people suffer from traumatic brain injuries every year. Common causes for traumatic brain injuries include incidents such as motor vehicle accidents (both street legal and off-road), falls, downing accidents, and incidents involving firearms.

Depending on the severity of a traumatic brain injury, the symptoms may affect you physically, cognitively, sensory, or all three. While some symptoms may surface immediately, others may not become apparent for a few days or even weeks. However, it is important to seek medical attention as soon as you think you may have suffered a traumatic brain injury. Below are some of the various ways a traumatic brain injury may affect different parts of your body.

  • Physically: Temporary symptoms and persistent symptoms should be taken into consideration.
    • Headaches
    • Nausea
    • Vomiting
    • Unusual fatigue and drowsiness
    • Loss of consciousness
    • Difficulty sleeping
    • Dizziness
    • Unable to balance
  • Sensory: These systems may be temporary or persistent. Both types of symptoms should be taken into consideration.
    • Blurred vision
    • Ringing sound n ears
    • Unusual taste in the mouth
    • Inability to smell
    • unusual sensitivity to light
  • Cognitive/Mental:
    • Memory issues
    • Mood swings
    • Frequent mood changes
    • Depression
    • High levels of anxiety

Why You Should Contact The Daspit Law Firm

If you have a suffered a TBI, or have lost a loved one due to a TBI, it is crucial to seek experienced legal representation right away. If another party was responsible to the TBI, you may be financially compensated for any medical expenses, emotional distresses, doctor visits, and more. The Victoria personal injury lawyers at The Daspit Law Firm are here to help you through your difficult time. We promise to stand by you from beginning to end and bring an aggressive, experienced team to your side every time.

To speak with an attorney at The Daspit Law Firm, call us today. You won’t pay a single penny unless we win your case!

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