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Brain injuries can lead to long-lasting problems

On Behalf of | Feb 10, 2021 | Brain Injury

A person who suffers from a traumatic brain injury is likely going to quickly realize how frustrating the injury can make daily life. This is because of the many effects they have to deal with each day.

Unfortunately, there aren’t any quick fixes for a brain injury that can make these better. It might be possible to address some of the problems the victim has to face, but it will probably take time.

The consequences of a brain injury vary greatly

The impacts that a person faces depends on the location and severity of the damage to their brain. These can vary greatly. Some of the possible impacts a person will face after a brain injury include:

  • Dizziness
  • Uncontrolled tremors
  • Weakness or paralysis
  • Changes in sleep patterns
  • Trouble controlling the bladder or bowels
  • Problems concentrating
  • Impulsiveness
  • Depression
  • Anxiety
  • Trouble communicating

Therapy might help some individuals to deal with the impacts of their injury, but this is time-consuming and costly. It’s possible that a person might even need extra assistance to be able to do their job duties after the injury. Ultimately, the effects of the brain injury might mean that they’re unable to work or that they have to cut down on how much they work.

Anyone who suffers a traumatic brain injury in a motor vehicle crash should be prepared for a lengthy — and costly — medical treatment plan. Seeking compensation from the responsible party is the best way to secure the future and alleviate the losses experienced by both the victim and their family. An experienced attorney can help.