Anderson & Anderson
Free Consultations - Call 24/7
Toll Free: 800-848-3024
Tampa: 813-251-0072 | PINELLAS: 727-448-0072

Brain injury types and how to seek compensation as a victim

As you make your way to work, you see a car approach you. The next thing you know, you are in the hospital. Fortunately, you survived the crash, but unfortunately, you suffered a brain injury.

Sometimes brain injuries resulting from a serious motor vehicle accident in Florida occur due to the carelessness of a driver. If this is your situation, you have the right to seek monetary compensation for your injuries and suffering.

Concussions are a common type of injury to the brain

If a hard object strikes your head during a car accident -- for example, the steering wheel or dashboard -- you can easily suffer a traumatic brain injury. One of the most frequently occurring types of head injury is a concussion. Signs that you have suffered a concussion include losing consciousness, being confused, being dizzy and having a foggy mind. A severe concussion has the potential to lead to permanent brain damage.

Diffuse axonal injuries may also lead to severe damage

These injuries are another form of traumatic brain injury that can result in permanent damage. They stem from severe rotational forces or shaking, which create tears within your brain because your skull ends up shearing your brain's edges.

The tearing causes disruptions in your brain that are neuro-chemical. Symptoms of these injuries may vary from one person to the next depending on the particular brain structures that are torn. However, they might include olfactory disruption, motor sensation disruption, memory disruption or motor function disruption.

Contusions are another traumatic brain injury possibility

These types of injuries, like concussions, may result from a direct impact to your head. Contusions are basically areas of localized bleeding that might require removal by a surgeon since the formation of blood clots at contusion sites can be fatal.

Your rights as a traumatic brain injury victim

If another person's negligence caused you to suffer a brain injury, it is within your rights to file a personal injury claim against this individual, seeking the reimbursement of monetary damages. Liability has to be established in civil court before a judge will decide claims for monetary damages. If your claim is successfully litigated, you might receive a judicial award of financial damages that can help you to cover your ongoing medical expenses and other losses resulting from the unfortunate accident.

No Comments

Leave a comment
Comment Information

|Contact Us For A Free Case Evaluation |

Get Legal Help Now Get Legal Help Now

Bold labels are required.

Contact Information
disclaimer.

The use of the Internet or this form for communication with the firm or any individual member of the firm does not establish an attorney-client relationship. Confidential or time-sensitive information should not be sent through this form.

close

Privacy Policy

Anderson & Anderson - personal injury

Anderson & Anderson
213 South Brevard Avenue
Tampa, FL 33606

Toll Free: 800-848-3024
Phone: 727-448-0072
Phone: 813-251-0072
Fax: 813-254-9285
Tampa Law Office Map