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Among the injuries that someone can sustain in an accident, traumatic brain injuries (TBI) are the most severe. Brain injuries occur more often than many people realize. The Center for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) estimates that nearly 1.5 million people suffer a traumatic brain injury every year.

While there has been much medical research regarding the diagnosis and treatment of traumatic brain injuries in recent years, these can still leave patients and their families dealing with the consequences and complications for years.

What is a Traumatic Brain Injury?

A traumatic brain injury is a form of brain damage or head trauma. These injuries can be catastrophic and often take an incredibly physical, emotional, and financial toll on individuals and their families.

If you or a family member has suffered brain trauma due to another person's negligence, you will need the guidance of an experienced brain injury lawyer to help you get the compensation you deserve. Our attorneys welcome the opportunity to assist. Call us at (209) 227-1931 for a free consultation. You will not pay any upfront fees unless we successfully win your case.

Types of Traumatic Brain Injuries

There are three common types of TBI. They include:

  • Blast Injury: this is a head injury that results from an explosion.
  • Closed Head Injury: when a closed head injury occurs, the skull remains intact. These injuries can result in a brain bleed, a concussion, or pressure on the brain.
  • Penetrating Head Injury: this type of injury involves a broken or fractured skull, often by a foreign object.
Signs and Symptoms of Brain Injuries

There are several symptoms that patients and their loved ones should watch out for that might signal neurological damage. When diagnosing a head injury, physicians will look for a few different signs of a traumatic brain injury. These include:

  • Loss of Consciousness: Those who lose consciousness following trauma to the head are particularly concerning. This could signal that brain tissue has been damaged or that bleeding has begun inside the brain.
  • Vision Problems: After trauma to the skull, some patients could have trouble seeing. They could mention partial blindness in one eye, loss of vision in one eye, or complete blindness in both eyes. Any of these would be concerning and merit emergent medical attention.
  • Motor or Sensory Deficits: Any patient who has trouble moving a part of their body or sensing contact on any portion of their body should seek the attention of a medical professional for an urgent evaluation.
Causes of Traumatic Brain Injuries

There are many different ways that someone can suffer a brain injury. The top causes of a TBI include:

  • Contact sports
  • Auto accidents
  • Pedestrian injuries
  • Slip and fall accidents
  • Medical malpractice
  • Forced blunt trauma

It can be a challenge for patients to know what to do next in these situations. This is where a consultation with an experienced Ione brain injury lawyer can be helpful.

How an Ione Brain Injury Attorney Can Help

Since 1982, the personal injury lawyers at AutoAccident.com have fought for individuals with severe head injuries. We have represented clients throughout Northern California and have recovered millions of dollars in verdicts and settlements.

As your lawyer, we will deal with the insurance company and handle the claim process so that you can focus on your recovery. Our legal team works closely with medical professionals, industry experts, and investigators to ensure you get the maximum compensation for your losses, including:

  • Long-term care
  • Lost current and future wages
  • Medical bills
  • Pain and suffering
  • Rehabilitation

The following video discusses a traumatic brain injury, and better understands a TBI.

Contact Our Brain Injury Lawyers in Ione, CA

If you or someone you love has suffered a brain injury in an accident involving someone else's negligence, it is essential that you speak with a lawyer who has experience with these complex cases. Please reach out to our skilled Ione brain injury lawyers today for free, and friendly legal advice at (209) 227-1931 or (800) 404-5400. You can also contact us through our online form.

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Editor's Note: This page has been updated for accuracy and relevancy [cha 12.7.21]

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