Traumatic Brain Injury

The brain is the most complex organ in the human body. It is also one of the most vulnerable to severe injury and could have permanent consequences. Damage to the brain can occur if you suffer a direct blow to the head or if your head stops or accelerates suddenly. This causes your brain to violently move forward and back or from side to side, causing it to collide with the jagged-bony inside of the skull. Even a concussion (also known as a Mild Traumatic Brain Injury) can cause a person to suffer the following, but may not be limited to:

  • Short and long-term memory difficulty
  • Difficulty concentrating
  • Distractibility
  • Partial or total vision loss and/or blurred vision
  • Impaired cognitive functioning
  • Speech impediment
  • Hearing difficulties
  • Loss or diminished sense of smell
  • Chronic pain
  • Difficulty sleeping
  • Loss of stamina
  • Partial or total loss of memory (Amnesia) before, during, and after the injuring event
  • Painful headaches
  • Nausea
  • Dizziness
  • Mood swings and irritability
  • Anxiety
  • Depression
  • Emotional instability

Every brain injury is different. Any combination of these symptoms can last weeks, months, years, and may become permanent, even with a Mild Traumatic Brain Injury. Your family, work, and social life can be severely impacted. You may not function at your pre-brain injury level. Identifying a brain injury and its symptoms is critical for proper treatment in these cases. If you have experienced any of these symptoms after an accident, it is urgent that you see your doctor, and contact the Badon Law Firm.