Traumatic brain injuries can create a terrifying situation for victims and their families. Brain damage can result in many different problems, including cognitive disorders, mental retardation, loss of mobility, and comas. If you or a loved one has experienced brain trauma, contact an Atlanta brain trauma attorney at Ashenden & Associates, P.C. immediately. Our firm can help you to receive the maximum recovery possible from the insurance company and, if applicable, file a suit against the person(s) responsible for the injury. The ultimate goal of our firm is to provide you with excellent Atlanta personal injury representation so that you can move forward with your life.
Traumatic Brain Injuries Result in Medical Expenses & More
Over five million Americans live with life-long debilitating brain injuries requiring intensive medical care which creates many expenses. For these people, the money recovered through their personal injury lawsuits can mean the difference between life and death. An Atlanta brain injury attorney can help you recover damages for your injuries, including:
- Past and continuing medical expenses
- Emotional distress
- Pain and suffering
- Loss of quality of life
- Lost Wages
- Punitive damages
How Can You Tell If a Loved One Has Suffered a Traumatic Brain Injury (TBI)?
The most common symptoms to look for include but are not limited to the following: severe headaches, dizziness, loss of balance, ringing in the ears, short term memory loss (driving and forgetting where you are going; leaving your car keys in a place where you cannot find them; etc.), loss of temper (with noticeable increase compared to how the victim was before the TBI), amnesia or inability to remember the traumatic event, blurred and/or double vision, sensitivity to light and/or noise, inability to concentrate or focus as before the event, word finding difficulties, changes in sense of taste, and change in emotions.
If you or a loved one has experienced these common TBI symptoms, contact Atlanta brain trauma attorney to protect your rights or the rights of your loved one.