Standing up for the rights of victims of traumatic brain injuries
If you have recently been involved in an automobile accident, slip and fall incident, or suffered a workplace injury, you may have sustained a traumatic brain injury (“TBI”.) It is important that you hire an attorney that is familiar with the causes, symptoms, care, and treatment of TBI in order to protect your rights and maximize your recovery.
Head injuries are always dangerous to victims and have the potential to result in long-lasting symptoms, permanent disability, or even death. There are different types of head injuries, many of which result in traumatic brain injury,1 commonly known as TBI. If you have recently been involved in an automobile accident, slip and fall incident, or suffered a workplace injury, you may have sustained a traumatic brain injury. These are extremely serious injuries which can result in a lifetime of physical and cognitive effects or even death. It is important that you hire an attorney that is familiar with the causes, symptoms, care, and treatment of TBI in order to protect your rights and maximize your recovery.
No matter what type of head and brain injury you suffered, you should always discuss a possible legal claim with experienced Houston TBI attorney Stewart J. Guss. Mr. Guss is committed to protecting the legal rights of individuals struggling with serious brain injuries. So call today at 281-664-6500 to find out how we can help you.
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Victims of traumatic brain injuries should always have a qualified TBI lawyer evaluate their legal claim for damages. At the law office of Stewart J. Guss in Houston, we understand how difficult a traumatic brain injury can be and are here to help you obtain the best recovery possible on your claim. Call today at 281-664-6500 for a free consultation.
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Common signs and symptoms of TBI
Signs and symptoms of traumatic brain injuries may not show up for hours or even days following an accident, so victims of concussions or other types of moderate TBI may not immediately realize that they have suffered a serious head injury. For this reason, everyone should seek medical attention any time they suffer a blow to the head so a medical professional can perform the appropriate tests to diagnose and treat a head injury. Some of the symptoms of a TBI can include:
The nature and severity of your symptoms will depend upon the extent of the damage to brain tissue that occurred. Many symptoms of TBI can hinder your ability to return to work, school, or even take part in everyday activities and conversations. These effects can last long after the traumatic injury took place.
Negligence can cause TBI
Traumatic brain injuries commonly occur due to the negligence of other parties. The following can lead to serious TBI and related symptoms:
- Motor vehicle accidents2
- Pedestrian accidents
- Bicycle accidents
- Commercial truck accidents
- Slips, trips, and falls3
- Construction accidents
- Defective products
- Dangerous hazards on another party’s premises
- Assaults, including shootings and stabbings
Negligent parties should be held accountable for all of the losses of TBI victims, including lost income and earning power, medical expenses, emotional issues, pain and suffering, and more.