Traumatic Brain Injury
Traumatic Brain Injury Attorneys
Helping Traumatic Brain Injury Victims
The center for disease control and prevention defines a traumatic brain injury (TBI) “by a blow or jolt to the head or a penetrating head injury that disrupts the normal function of the brain. The severity of traumatic brain injuries can range from mild to severe.”
In Florida in 2012, there were 3,798 deaths from brain injuries in Florida and in 2011, The Florida Health reports there are between 135 and 376 brain injuries in Indian River County. This type of injury is very severe and you should know how TBI accidents are caused and the steps you can take to avoid them.
Types of Brain Injury Accidents
- Concussions are one of the most common types of traumatic brain injuries. These type of injuries tend to be minor.
- Contusions are when the brain tissue is damaged.
- Anoxia happens when oxygen is not able to reach the brain.
Symptoms of Brain Injury Accidents
- Nausea and/or vomiting
- Spinning Sensation
- Sensitivity to light
- Disrupted sleep patterns
Steps to Take After a Brain Injury Accident
- Seek Medical Attention Immediately
- Consult an Experienced Traumatic Brain Injury Accident Lawyer.
For more information about brain injuries, read our blog post here.
If you have had or believe you are suffering a Brain Injury Accident, consult with one of our Brain Injury Accident Lawyers. Our firm understands the emotional pain and suffering that you or a loved one is enduring. Our firm has experience handling Brain Injury Accidents throughout Palm Bay, Vero Beach, and Sebastian, Florida. We can help you be protected and know your rights! FREE CONSULTATION
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