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Traumatic Brain Injury Information

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During an auto accident or any collision that involved a serious impact to the head, a traumatic brain injury may occur when an external force traumatically injures the brain.

In fact, there are often several classifications of a traumatic brain injury which are based on severity, mechanism, or other features occurring in either a widespread or specific area.

As one can imagine, traumatic brain injuries are common during auto accidents due to the fact that a tremendous force is generated during the collision.

Has you or a loved one suffered a traumatic brain injury following a car accident? At the law offices of Simien & Simien, our accident injury attorneys have provided legal counsel to accident victims for over 25 years, and will use our resources and experience to achieve the maximum compensation for your auto accident injury claim.

For more information, call (800) 374-8422 or complete the Free Case Evaluation form on this page today.

Types of Traumatic Brain Injuries

There are two common types of traumatic brain injuries which may occur following an auto accident. These injuries may often alter the course of person’s life and cause severe physical and emotional issues. The two types of traumatic brain injuries include:

Primary Brain Damage

  • Blood clots
  • Contusions
  • Changes in breathing patterns
  • Cuts
  • Nerve damage
  • Skull fracture

Secondary Brain Damage

  • Abnormal blood clotting
  • Abnormal carbon dioxide
  • Anemia
  • Brain edema
  • Changes in heart rate
  • Decreased sodium
  • Epilepsy
  • Fever

Types of Car AccidentsThat May Cause TBIs

Any type of car accident can result in a traumatic brain injury, if the accident causes a significant blow to a person’s skull. The following includes a list of car accidents types which can cause a traumatic brain injury:

  • Head-on collision
  • Hit & run accident
  • Rear-end collision
  • Rollover accident
  • Side-impact collision

Often times, these accidents will cause the airbags to deploy, or a person’s head to smash into an object inside the vehicle. Depending on the speed of the impact, this can have drastic results on the vehicles occupants.

Need Help? Contact Our Accident Injury Lawyers Today

Following a traumatic brain injury caused by an accident, that person along with their family members may suffer immensely due to piling medical expenses, lost wages, pain and suffering, and loss of enjoyment of life.

The lawyers at Simien & Simien believe that these victims should be entitled to the maximum compensation available, and will fight to protect their rights.

Licensed to serve the injured in both Louisiana and Texas, our attorneys are prepared to get started on your case today. Some of the locations our firm represents in Louisiana and Texas include:

  • Baton Rouge
  • Lake Charles
  • Alexandria
  • Donaldsonville
  • Eunice
  • Lafayette
  • Monroe
  • New Orleans
  • Port Allen
  • Sulphur
  • Shreveport
  • Beaumont
  • Dallas
  • Houston

 

If you or a loved one has suffered a traumatic brain injury during an auto accident, our attorneys want to speak with you. Call (800) 374-8422or complete the Free Case Evaluation at the top of this page today.