Do I Have a Personal Injury Lawsuit for a Brain InjuryDo I have a personal injury lawsuit for a brain injury? If you are asking this question, it is probably because you or a loved one suffered a brain injury in an accident that was caused by the negligence of another party, and you want to know if you have a personal injury lawsuit for that brain injury.
Your brain is truly an amazing organ. Your mind and personality are in your brain. Your dreams, plans and hopes are in your brain, as well as your memories of the past.
Your brain manages your motion, purpose, passion and emotion. It is your brain that is in charge of and coordinates your body and consciousness.
Your brain is the center of your nervous system. All of your actions and reactions are tracked and managed by your brain.
Your brain gets and rapidly analyzes sensory information constantly. Your brain regulates the actions and functions of your body as it responds to that sensory information.
A brain injury is any injury that occurs to your brain and can be classified along several dimensions. For example, focal and diffuse brain injury are ways to classify the location or extent of a brain injury. Primary and secondary brain injury are ways to classify the injury processes that take place in a brain injury.
There are several signs and symptoms that a brain injury may bring about. Some of these are:
Any lapse in consciousness
Poor balance or dizzy spells
Paralysis of any body part
Amnesia or sudden forgetfulness
Ringing in the ears (tinnitus)
Lack of hand/eye coordination
Unable to find words to convey thoughts
Inability to understand spoken or written words
Persistent wakefulness or sleepiness
Inability to plan body movements to do simple tasks
A bad taste in the mouth.
A brain injury results from any external mechanical force that causes dysfunction of your brain. The outside force causes your brain to collide with the inside of your skull.
Here are some circumstances in which a brain injury may have resulted from the negligence of another party. These include:
A pharmaceutical manufacturer whose product causes a stroke that results in a brain injury
A negligent driver, vehicle owner or employer whose negligence causes a traffic accident in which an innocent victim suffers a brain injury
An anesthesiologist who gives a patient an anesthesia overdose that results in a brain injury
A slip and fall accident that causes a brain injury.
Did you or your loved ones brain injury result from one of the circumstances listed above, or some other circumstance that was caused by the negligence of another party? If this is the case, you need to sit down with a personal injury attorney and have your case evaluated at no cost or obligation to you.
Proving that the negligence of another party is responsible for you or your loved ones brain injury is usually a difficult and complicated task. In order for you or your loved one to receive the compensation you deserve, you will need the representation and assistance of a personal injury attorney.
Article written by James Shugart
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