Traumatic Brain Injuries (TBI)
Orange County Personal Injury Attorney Representation
Traumatic Brain Injury, or TBI, is a head injury that can cause serious medical problems. A violent impact to the head (either by an object or by falling) can cause injury to the brain tissue, resulting in TBI. This type of injury can involve puncturing the skull and an object entering the brain, or it can be a closed head wound. Both can be extremely serious and can cause death.
Traumatic brain injury can occur in many different situations, including:
Depending upon the severity of the injury, you could require surgery and hospitalization. Some TBI cases result in lifelong medical problems that require constant medical attention. Some symptoms of severe TBI include:
- Blurred vision
- Cognitive difficulties
- Slurred speech
- Difficulty remembering things
- Ringing in ears
- Unsteady walking
According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), 1.4 million people suffer TBI each year and 235,000 are hospitalized for the injuries. The two most common causes of TBI are falls and motor vehicle/traffic accidents.
Head Injuries in Orange County
If you have suffered a severe head injury due to another person’s negligence, it is in your best interests to speak with an attorney. With the help of an experienced Orange County head injury lawyer at The Law Office of Bruce C. Bridgman, you can take the steps to file a lawsuit against the responsible individual. Your attorney will always work to get you the maximum compensation for your injuries. You could recover monetary compensation for the financial and non-financial losses resulting from your injuries.
It is very important that you take the necessary steps to protect your rights. If another person’s negligent actions or inactions caused you to incur a serious or catastrophic injury, that person must be held liable for his or her choices. Mr. Bridgman and his legal team can help you.