Traumatic Brain Injury (TBI) Lawyer, Salem MA
Traumatic brain injuries, or TBI, can occur in a variety of ways. Almost any type of incident has the potential to result in a TBI and they can range from mild to severe, with more severe forms having a significant impact on the quality of life of the victim and their family.
How Traumatic Brain Injuries Can Occur
There are many different accidents that can cause a TBI, including but not limited to:
- Car accidents
- Truck accidents
- Motorcycle accidents
- Pedestrian accidents
- Slip and fall
- Amusement park accidents
- Bicycle accidents
Symptoms of a Traumatic Brain Injury
The indicators of a traumatic brain injury vary widely depending on where the injury is primarily located and the severity of the injury. However, the most common symptoms of a TBI after a head injury include:
- Loss of consciousness (although a TBI can occur without a loss of consciousness)
- Nausea and/or vomiting
- Severe, persistent headaches
- Mood swings and/or irritability
- Difficulty concentrating
- Memory loss
- Insomnia or difficulty sleeping
- Drowsiness or excessive fatigue
- Ringing in the ears (tinnitus)
- Light sensitivity
- Changes in speech
When to Contact a Traumatic Brain Injury Lawyer
Anytime you suspect a traumatic brain injury, it’s crucial to get the victim medical care as quickly as possible. The second step you should take, however, is contacting an experienced TBI lawyer, particularly if the injury was the result of an accident of any kind.
Brain injuries are often costly and end in long-term or even permanent disabilities. An attorney can help you determine if negligence or carelessness was a factor in the accident that caused the brain injury and can also help you pursue compensation for damages you incurred.
Call Tinti, Quinn, Grover & Frey Today
Don’t wait to get legal help after you or a loved one suffered a traumatic brain injury. Call us now to schedule a consultation at (978) 745-8065.