Encino Brain Injury Lawyer

If you were injured in an accident that caused a brain injury or would like to help a loved one who suffered an injury of this nature, contact the Encino brain injury lawyers with Younglove Law Firm for a complimentary confidential consultation to discuss your claim. Call us today at (602) 737-3333 to get started.

Common Causes of Brain Injuries

Brain injuries are often the result of trauma that victims experience in accidents such as:

Tragically, victims can also suffer traumatic brain injuries in assaults and from nursing home abuse.

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Symptoms of Traumatic Brain Injuries

According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, approximately 1.5 million Americans suffer a new traumatic brain injury each year. Of these, about 230,000 people are hospitalized, 50,000 people die, and up to 90,000 people experience the onset of long-term disability, on average. Today, approximately 5.3 million people are living with a permanent TBI-related disability in the United States.

A variety of symptoms can follow a traumatic brain injury. Victims and their families should carefully monitor for symptoms that appear after a trauma to the head, such as:

Consciousness Disorders

Victims may lose consciousness for a few minutes or longer. More serious TBI injuries can cause coma and other consciousness disorders.

Cognitive Deficits

TBI injury victims may suffer from various cognitive deficits, such as:

  • Problems remembering
  • Issues with problem-solving
  • Difficulty understanding directions
  • Confusion
  • Difficulty understanding language and the meaning of words
  • Attention problems

Physical Symptoms

TBI victims may experience physical symptoms including:

  • Headaches
  • Dizziness
  • Fatigue
  • Nausea
  • Vomiting
  • Drainage from the ears or nose
  • Changes in sleep patterns
  • Change in eating habits
  • Loss of bowel and bladder function

Motor Deficits

TBI victims may experience various motor deficits, which can cause:

  • Paralysis
  • Tremors
  • Seizures
  • Muscle spasticity
  • Weakness
  • Difficulty maintaining balance

Sensory Problems

TBI victims can experience problems with their senses, such as:

  • Tinnitus
  • Sensitivity to light or noise
  • Changes in the sense of touch
  • Blurry vision

Personality Changes

TBIs can affect a person’s personality, potentially causing:

  • Aggression, anger, or irritability
  • Personality changes
  • Inappropriate sexual behavior
  • Spontaneous cursing
  • Depression and anxiety
  • Sadness
  • Problems with social and intimate relationships
  • Difficulty getting along with others at work

Compensation for Brain Injury Claims

If you were injured in an accident that resulted in a brain injury, you may be able to recover compensation for the harm you suffered, which may provide for the following:

  • Medical expenses, including payment for emergency treatment, hospitalization, surgical costs, ambulance charges, follow-up care, rehabilitation, speech, occupational, and physical therapy, in-home care, medical devices, medication, and future medical costs
  • Lost income, benefits, and reductions in long-term earning capacity
  • Costs to repair or replace your damaged property
  • Physical pain and suffering
  • Mental anguish
  • Emotional distress
  • Reduced quality of life
  • Loss of consortium

If you are considering taking legal action to recover compensation for your brain injury, reach out to our dedicated Encino personal injury attorneys today.

Contact Our Compassionate Encino Brain Injury Attorneys for Help Today

If you or a loved one suffered a brain injury, contact the Younglove Law Firm today. We provide free and confidential case consultations to all new prospective clients where you can learn about your legal rights and options. Contact us today at (602) 737-3333 to schedule your free case review.