An initial diagnosis of a “mild traumatic brain injury” can have life-altering consequences. While most people recover from a concussion, some people continue to suffer from post-concussive syndrome for months and years after the concussion. Traumatic brain injuries are one of the hardest areas of law to understand and litigate. When you’re looking for an attorney to handle your traumatic brain injury case you should look for experience and results.
At Hannula Halom & Scherz we have successfully litigated complex traumatic brain injury cases that resulted in millions of dollars for our clients. We understand that with brain injuries you might look okay on the outside; however, that doesn’t mean you did not suffer a significant injury. Often times brain injuries result in injuries that are debilitating and life changing to both you and your family. We know brain injuries and we have the results to prove it, let us help you.
What is a traumatic brain injury (TBI)?
Traumatic brain injury is a medical term used to describe an injury that generally occurs when the brain comes in contact with the inside of your skull as a result of some blunt force trauma or impact. Learn more about common TBI misconceptions.
What type of accidents can cause a brain injury?
The most common causes of traumatic brain injuries are motor vehicle or motorcycle accidents or slip and fall accidents. However, it’s important to know that just about any accident can cause a brain injury.
How do I know if I’ve suffered a traumatic brain injury?
The first step in determining if you have suffered a brain injury is to examine your symptoms. Some common symptoms after suffering a brain injury include: loss of consciousness, loss of motor skills, headaches, vision problems, disorientation, as well as others. If you are experiencing any of these symptoms you should see your doctor right away. There are then a variety of tests that doctors use to determine if you have a brain injury.