What You Need To Know About Traumatic Brain Injuries

Traumatic brain injuries are becoming much more widely known now that the National Football League has put brain injuries in the spotlight.  This spotlight has increased the amount of awareness surrounding the injury, but even with all the research that has been performed, most people don’t know the real causes or signs/symptoms that accompany a Traumatic Brain Injury.  We created this infographic to make sure people know the basics about TBI’s so they can recognize the signs and seek the proper medical treatment.

 

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Symptoms Of TBI’s

  • Unconsciousness

  • Inability To Remember The Cause of The Injury

  • Confusion and Disorientation

  • Difficulty Remembering New Information

  • Headache and Dizzyness

  • Blurry Vision

  • Nausea and Vomiting

  • Ringing in the Ears

  • Trouble Speaking Coherently

  • Changes in Emotions or Sleep Patterns

Major Causes of Traumatic Brain Injury

  • Fall

  • Assault

  • Struck By/Against

  • Vehicle Accidents

One of the major causes of traumatic brain injuries are auto accidents (17.3%).  In Michigan, these types of injuries are treated differently following a serious auto accident.  Michigan enacted a traumatic injury exception which makes it easier for these victims to collect financial compensation.  If you’ve been involved in a car accident in Michigan and feel you may have a Traumatic Brain Injury, call our Michigan Auto Accident Attorneys for a free consultation.

 

 

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