Concussions are the most common kind of head injury, affecting millions of people in the US every year. They are frequently associated with sports-related accidents, but can also be caused by car accidents, trip and fall injuries, falling objects, and assaults. Depending on the extent of harm done and the quality of care received by the patient, the consequences can range from mild discomfort to severe and potentially even permanent health problems.
If you or a member of your family has suffered a concussion, the medical and financial consequences could potentially affect your life for years to come. If the injury was caused by another party’s reckless or malicious actions, you may be able to hold them accountable for the losses you have experienced. To learn more, call the Tampa head injury attorneys of the Ruth Law Team at 1-888-783-8378.
Potential Complications of Concussions
The short-term symptoms of a concussion can include brief loss of consciousness, memory disturbances, blurred vision, and nausea. In mild cases, these symptoms will fade with rest over the course of hours or days. Sadly, not all concussion patients are so fortunate. Some develop additional problems over time, including:
- Persistent memory loss
- Difficulty concentrating
- Lasting hypersensitivity to light
- Increased irritation and aggression
- Post-concussive syndrome (headaches that last weeks or months after the injury)
- Increased risk for cumulative concussion syndrome (severe medical and psychological problems caused by multiple concussions)
When symptoms like these persist, they can significantly interfere with your ability to earn an income and your overall quality of life. Fortunately, help is available. Our Tampa concussion injury lawyers will work hard to win the compensation you need for medical bills, lost income, pain and suffering, and potentially more.
Pursuing justice when you are already coping with the consequences of a serious head injury can be frustrating. Our Traumatic Brain Injury Attorneys can provide the experienced guidance and information you need to efficiently seek fair compensation. Contact the offices of the Ruth Law Team at 1-888-783-8378