An estimated 1.7 million people suffer from traumatic brain injury every year. Accidents, such as tractor-trailer accidents or car or motorcycle accidents that cause severe trauma to the head and brain can lead to serious physical and mental impairments. Complete recovery from traumatic brain injuries is rare, and many victims often require ongoing treatment to prevent further damage and lifelong medical care.
Brain injuries can vary depending on the force and impact. Types of brain injuries can include:
It is important to seek medical attention immediately after an injury and to have a doctor monitor an individual for signs of a brain injury. These types of injuries can develop slowly and may not even be detected until it is too late. Early treatment is critical. Contact Matzus Law and speak with a Pittsburgh brain injury attorney if you are interested in filing a claim.
Brain injuries can be difficult to diagnose because obvious symptoms may not appear until weeks or even months after the initial injury. While an individual may appear fine, there are subtle changes in behavior and sensations that may indicate signs of a brain injury.
Common signs of a brain injury:
We have seen firsthand the emotional, physical, and financial hardships of brain injury victims and their families. During your long road to recovery, Matzus Law can guide you through the unique challenges of your claim and help you pursue full and fair compensation for your damages.
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