Traumatic brain injury usually results from a violent blow or jolt to the head or body. The term refers to either a closed head injury or an open head injury. Both types of injuries have the potential to affect the brain and cause impairment.
Mild traumatic brain injury may affect your brain cells temporarily. More-serious traumatic brain injury can result in bruising, torn tissues, bleeding and other physical damage to the brain. These injuries can result in long-term complications or death.
Head and brain injuries are incredibly serious and typically result in lifelong consequences for both the victim and his or her loved ones. The victim of a traumatic brain injury (TBI) may need extensive medical treatment, cognitive rehabilitation therapy, and around-the-clock care. His or her family members may need to take time off work or change their work schedule to accommodate the victim’s needs.
An experienced Brain Injury Attorney at Reasonover Law Firm understands the extensive and far-reaching impact of a TBI. Our Tennessee brain injury lawyers can help you seek fair compensation if you or your loved one suffered a serious head injury as a result of someone else’s negligent actions.
If you believe that you or your loved one’s traumatic brain injury was caused by another person, company, or entity’s careless, reckless, or intentional actions, we can help you fully understand your legal options and work to protect your right to compensation.
The most common causes of Traumatic Brain Injuries (TBI) include:
- Domestic violence
- Vehicular accidents
- Sports accidents
- SBS or Shaken Baby Syndrome
- Military or combat injuries
FREE CASE EVALUATION
Request a FREE case evaluation below or call your Nashville Brain Injury Attorney at 615-241-0405 today!
The most common Types of Traumatic Brain Injuries include:
- Concussions – Injuries caused by a sudden impact/blow to the head or a sudden change in head movement (such as whiplash).
- Contusions – Bruising of the brain, caused by the brain hitting the side of the skull after a sudden impact.
- Subdural Hematoma – The collection of blood that forms between the brain and the protective layers of tissue inside the skull.
- Hemorrhage – Excessive bleeding that occurs when an artery within the brain bursts; this is technically a type of stroke.
- Penetrating Injury – Caused by an outside object that goes through the skull and pierces or otherwise damages the brain.
The first four of these are known as “closed head injuries.” These and other types of TBIs can cause the brain to swell rapidly, which can cause further damage as brain tissues compress.
Recovery for a brain injury can take a long time. Reasonover Law Firm is ready to help you through the process and fight for your rights and compensation.
There is no precise timetable for recovery from a brain injury. In some cases, the symptoms can dissipate over a short period of time. In other cases, brain injuries can result in extended time in a bed or wheelchair. In severe cases, victims might have to re-learn how to walk, talk, and do other common necessary tasks.
We understand that a brain injury can cause massive financial strain for the victim and his or her family. We are compassionate toward our clients with regard to the challenges of recovery, and are here to provide the representation you need.