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I’ve Sustained a Traumatic Brain Injury

As an experienced personal injury attorney, Michael LoGiudice has helped countless individuals who have sustained traumatic brain injuries in accidents caused by someone else’s negligence. Whether it be a slip and fall or a motor vehicle accident, a traumatic brain injury (TBI) will completely change your life. A TBI is the result of something striking the head leading to the normal function of the brain being upset. It is a serious injury that is so common the statistics are overwhelming. The Center for Disease Control (CDC) estimates that 153 people in the United States die each day due to TBIs. Furthermore, the CDC states that TBIs contribute to around 30% of all injury deaths. In 2013 alone, the CDC reports that there were close to 2.8 million TBI-related emergency department visits, hospitalizations, and deaths in the United States.

If you have sustained a traumatic brain injury in an accident caused because of someone else’s negligence, contact Attorney Michael LoGiudice today and get the compensation you deserve for your losses.

How Do I Know If I’ve Sustained a Traumatic Brain Injury in an Accident?

While a TBI is a serious injury, its symptoms can be very subtle and difficult to detect at first. You may think that you are okay after an accident. Your friends and family may think that you seem fine. However, always seek medical attention after an accident to be sure. Additionally, be aware of any of the following TBI related symptoms you may be experiencing:

    Headaches
    Nausea
    Dizziness
    Problems sleeping
    Changes in personality
    Impaired Vision or Hearing
    Memory problems
    Loss of the ability to concentrate
    Depression
    Sensitivity to light
    Limited mobility

Report experiencing any of these symptoms to your doctor. You don’t need to be knocked unconscious to have sustained a TBI, although severe TBI cases can result in a coma or a persistent vegetative state. Even the not as extreme TBI cases can have serious impacts on your health and you should get the necessary treatment for your injuries as soon as possible. It is also important to be aware that you do not need to be traveling at high speeds to sustain a TBI. You can be in a low speed level car crash, a slip and fall, or struck in the head by an object in any manner of way and sustain a TBI. The blow to the head can injury the brain by causing:

    Swelling
    Tearing
    Pressure build up
    Bleeding
    Lack of oxygen

This is what leads to the TBI, disrupting normal brain functions.

Standing Up for Those with Traumatic Brain Injuries.

A traumatic brain injury is serious and comes with serious consequences for your health and well-being. Contact Attorney Michael LoGiudice today to ensure you are properly compensated for the losses you have sustained as a result of the accident that left you with a traumatic brain injury.

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