Experienced Accident Attorneys Representing People With Head Injuries in Washington & Oregon
Traumatic brain injuries are a major cause of death and disability in the United States.
Brain injuries can produce myriad symptoms that can last anywhere from a few days to a lifetime.
According to the Mayo Clinic, you should:
- Always see your doctor if you or your child has received a blow to the head or body that concerns you or causes behavioral changes.
- Seek medical care if there are any signs or symptoms of traumatic brain injury following a recent blow or other traumatic injuries to the head
Signs & Symptoms of Brain Injuries
According to the Mayo Clinic's website regarding traumatic brain injuries, signs and symptoms of a brain injury in an adult may include:
- Loss of consciousness
- No loss of consciousness, but a state of being dazed, confused, or disoriented
- Fatigue, drowsiness, or difficulty sleeping
- Dizziness or loss of balance
- Convulsions or seizures
- Dilation of one or both pupils of the eyes
- Clear fluids draining from the nose or ears
- Inability to awaken from sleep
- Weakness or numbness in fingers and toes
- Loss of coordination
Cognitive or Mental Symptoms
- Memory or concentration problems
- Loss of interest in favorite toys or activities
Brain injuries don't just affect individuals, but can also have lasting effects on family and community members as well.
If you or a loved one has experienced a head injury in Washington or Oregon, we are prepared to help. Please call 360-695-4244 for a free consultation or send us an e-mail and we will get in touch with you promptly.