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Cognitive Issues After a Car Crash

On Behalf of | May 25, 2019 | Car Accidents, Personal Injury, Traumatic Brain Injuries |

Brain Injuries

A car crash can cause brain injuries that are overlooked. Immediately after the accident, adrenaline can cover up the symptoms. If you have other, more obvious, injuries those injuries are getting all the attention. If you’re suffering from confusion, nausea and similar brain injury symptoms, you may think it’s the shock and stress of what has happened, especially if you didn’t suffer a blow to the head or didn’t notice one. If you being to suffer cognitive issues later down the road, you may not even make the connection between what’s going on with you and your accident.

Traumatic brain injuries (TBI) from motor vehicle accidents can cause a wide range of cognitive issues, including memory loss, difficulty concentrating and personality changes. It can change your life. You may be able to recover full compensation for your injuries. An experienced car accident TBI attorney can help.

TBI Consequences

TBI can occur with no blow to the head and no loss of consciousness. The symptoms can take days, or even months, to appear. Symptoms can be elusive and confusing. For the person with TI, the nature of the injury can make it even more difficult to recognize what is going on. For loved ones, it can be frightening and heartbreaking living with someone who is becoming a different person, and not knowing why.

Symptoms can be intermittent. There may be memory loss, mood swings, pain and sleep issues, and they may come can go. TBI can manifest as difficulty concentrating or the inability to complete tasks.

Undiagnosed TBI can destroy your relationships, cost you your job, and destroy your quality of life.

If you are suffering from cognitive issues or personality changes after a car accident, please talk to your doctor and an experienced car accident attorney. You may be able to recover substantial compensation for your injuries. Call the Law Offices of J. Ransdell Keene at 800-597-9247 or email us today to find out how we can help.