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Understanding a Traumatic Brain Injury

Traumatic brain injury (TBI) is a complex injury with a broad spectrum of disabilities and symptoms. Often, it occurs from a traumatic physical event, but it’s different from a punctured lung or broken bone. These types of injuries often heal and regain their previous function.

The Causes and Effects of TBI

The causes of TBI are diverse. Common causes include:

  • Vehicle collisions
  • Slip and falls
  • Construction accidents
  • Sports injuries
  • Chemicals and toxins

TBI is classified into two categories: mild and severe. If loss of consciousness or disorientation is less than 30 minutes, it’s categorized as mild. Severe brain injury is associated with a loss of consciousness for more than 30 minutes and memory loss longer than 24 hours. Without a doubt, both mild and severe TBI can have profound effects. There may be abnormal speech, limited function of legs or arms, loss of cognitive functions or emotional problems. Some people with severe TBI may be in long-term unresponsive states. Often, long-term rehabilitation is required. TBI often affects not only the injured person but their family.

The Benefits of Hiring a Traumatic Brain Injury Attorney

Hiring a traumatic brain injury attorney is a wise decision if you or a loved one has incurred a TBI due to the negligence of another party. This type of personal injury lawyeris there to fight for justice on your behalf. It’s important that you receive compensation for current and future medical expenses and other awards for damages like pain and suffering, loss of companionship and loss of earning capacity. An experienced traumatic brain injury attorney will research and gather the needed information to support your claim. This professional can also assist with a power of attorney, handle guardianship issues and provide both legal and emotional support throughout the entirety of your case.

Get the justice you deserve with the experience of Campbell & Associates- your personal injury lawyer Charlotte NC. Contact the attorneys at Campbell & Associates have more than six decades of combined experience helping those with TBIs and their families obtain a fair settlement.

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