The Effects of Traumatic Brain Injury After an Accident

The Effects of Traumatic Brain Injury After an Accident

Experiencing an accident resulting in a traumatic brain injury (TBI) can be a life-altering event, affecting your physical health, cognitive function, and emotional well-being. A traumatic brain injury (TBI) isn’t just another injury; it’s an event that has the potential to rewrite the course of one’s life. In such challenging times, having empathetic legal representation becomes essential. Geiger Legal Group, LLC is dedicated to providing compassionate support and effective legal advocacy for individuals who suffer TBIs caused by accidents.

Understanding Traumatic Brain Injury

Understanding the seriousness of TBIs is a crucial aspect of seeking appropriate compensation. A traumatic brain injury occurs when sudden force or trauma causes damage to the brain. Whether it’s a car crash or a fall, accidents can lead to TBIs that make a devastating and lasting impact on a person’s life. 

TBIs often occur through closed head injuries, where an accident forcefully pushes the brain forward or backward inside the skull, resulting in the bruising or tearing of blood vessels and brain tissues. Accidents can also cause open head injuries, where external objects penetrate the skull, directly damaging the brain.

Short and Long-Term Effects of TBI

Immediate symptoms of a TBI can include: 

  • Nausea and vomiting
  • Headaches or migraines
  • Drowsiness
  • Trouble falling or staying asleep
  • Changes in speech, such as slurring of words
  • Dizziness or vertigo
  • Memory lapses

If you notice any of these symptoms in yourself or a loved one after a blow to the head, seek immediate medical attention. 

Long-term consequences of TBIs may affect physical health, cognitive abilities, and emotional well-being. Individuals with TBIs may also experience:

  • Ongoing headaches
  • Repeated vomiting
  • Seizures
  • Coordination challenges leading to falling
  • Severe confusion
  • Mood changes, such as sudden bursts of anger or crying
  • Difficulty performing daily tasks 

In some cases, TBIs can even lead to coma or other consciousness disorders. Early medical intervention is crucial to ensure the most favorable outcome after suffering a traumatic brain injury.

Seeking Compensation for TBI After an Accident

Obtaining appropriate compensation after a TBI-causing accident is crucial to support the required medical treatment, rehabilitation, and overall well-being of the injured person. The team at Geiger Legal Group, LLC understands the unique challenges TBI victims and their families face during this difficult time. 

Our experienced traumatic brain injury attorneys provide personalized assistance and legal guidance throughout the process. We know how to investigate the accident, obtain any available evidence to prove who was liable for the accident, build a case that shows the present and future extent of the injury, and the effects of the injury on the victim’s income and life prospects. We are ready to secure fair compensation to cover medical expenses, lost wages, and future care needs.

Contact Geiger Legal Group, LLC, Today

Geiger Legal’s team of compassionate lawyers takes the time to listen to your story, understand your concerns, and provide you with the support you need. The team of dedicated traumatic brain injury lawyers at Geiger Legal Group LLC is passionate about advocating for the rights of TBI victims and pursuing the full compensation they deserve. If you’ve suffered a traumatic brain injury that was someone else’s fault, call Geiger Legal or contact us online today for a free consultation to learn more about how we can help you.

About the Author: Geiger Legal Group, LLC

In 1981, attorney J. Christopher Geiger began practicing law in Canton, GA, determined to provide personalized legal service to the people of Cherokee County. His son Casey followed in his footsteps, first practicing law in Colorado before joining his father in 2017 to form the Geiger Legal Group, LLC. Together, the father and son team have built a law firm that revolves around clients, not cases.