Your traumatic brain injury (TBI) may be more serious than you know. Our lawyers know what medical specialists should be consulted and will guide you through the process. Even mild brain injuries can cause significant harm.
We have helped clients with both mild and severe trauma obtain compensation from negligent drivers, bus and truck companies, bars and restaurants and other businesses.
Mild Traumatic Brain Injury (TBI)
Below are the symptoms of mild TBI. A person may have some or all of the symptoms.
- A loss of consciousness for a few seconds or minutes;
- A dazed feeling;
- A general sense of not feeling like oneself for several days or weeks after the initial injury;
- Blurred vision or tired eyes;
- Ringing in the ears;
- Bad taste in the mouth;
- Fatigue or lethargy;
- A change in sleep patterns;
- Behavioral or mood changes;
- Trouble with memory, concentration, attention, or thinking.
Moderate or Severe Traumatic Brain Injury
People who experience moderate to severe TBI can have any or all of the symptoms above and any of the following:
- A headache that gets worse or does not go away;
- Repeated vomiting or nausea;
- Convulsions or seizures;
- Inability to awaken from sleep;
- Dilation of one or both pupils of the eyes;
- Slurred speech;
- Weakness or numbness in the extremities;
- Loss of coordination;
- Increased confusion, restlessness, or agitation.
Small children may show some of these signs as well as signs specific to young children, such as persistent crying, inability to be consoled, and/or refusal to nurse or eat.