Traumatic Brain Injuries

These Types Of Injures Often Result In Permanent Damage

Our brains control every action our bodies take, from commanding the muscles in your fingers to tie up your shoelaces to making sure that our lungs keep cycling air even when we do not realize that it’s happening. Despite protection from our skulls, our brains are incredibly fragile. Sometimes, slight bumps can cause complications that impede our ability to function, and more severe impacts can cause serious and potentially irreversible damage. The most severe of these injures, known as a traumatic brain injury (TBI), can permanently affect the signals our brains send out and change the way we function, interact with, and perceive the world.

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Symptoms Associated With TBIs

Victims suffering from a TBI may face different symptoms depending on the severity of their injury. However, any injury to your brain will have a negative effect on your physical, mental and cognitive abilities:

Physical Symptoms:

  • Nausea and / or vomiting
  • Confusion and / or disorientation
  • Fatigue and / or drowsiness
  • Dizziness and / or loss of balance
  • Difficulty falling and / or staying asleep
  • Headaches
  • Toe and / or finger numbness or weakness
  • Loss of consciousness
  • Clear fluids dripping or flowing from your nose or ears
  • Convulsions or seizures
  • Dilated pupils

Sensory Symptoms:

  • Changes in your ability to smell
  • Bad taste in your mouth
  • Increased sensitivity to light and sound
  • Blurred vision
  • Ringing in your ears

Mental or Cognitive Symptoms:

  • Memory or concentration issues
  • Changes in mood
  • Anxiety or depression
  • Unusual behavior including agitation, combativeness, etc.
  • Serious confusion
  • Slurred words

Often, these symptoms persist and may cause permanent damage. Traumatic Brain Injuries often result in massive hospital and therapy bills due to the severity and complexity of these injuries.

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If someone else’s negligence or wrongdoing resulted in your TBI, contact our Chicago personal injury lawyers at Power Rogers & Smith to discuss your case and plan your next step. We have helped hundreds of clients secure the compensation they require to cover any damages or medical bills they may have incurred, and are committed to providing those in need with the knowledgeable and passionate legal representation they require. Call us at (312) 313-0202 to speak with one of our attorneys, or fill out our online form to start out with a free case evaluation today.