Brain Injuries & Industrial Accidents
Due to the delicate nature of the human brain, any damage or injury can
cause life-altering consequences. As humans are naturally vulnerable and
without natural protective devices, even the slightest impact can cause
serious and even fatal amounts of damage. Damage to the brain can result
in permanent damage that could be impossible to reverse—requiring
the victim to receive around-the-clock medical treatment and care, potentially
for the rest of their life.
Have you or a loved one suffered from brain damage?
Although there are some instances in which a brain injury can occur from
degenerative diseases, some of the most common ways in which brain damage
can occur is through sudden and forceful impact. Often referred to as
a traumatic brain injury (TBI), these can occur from
blunt force trauma, or even a
truck accident. Due to the nature of these types of injuries, should they occur, it is
in the best interests of the victim to seek immediate medical attention.
Some of the common symptoms that should raise a red flag:
- Watery fluid draining from ears and nose;
- The sudden loss of consciousness;
- Difficulty seeing (blurred and fuzzy vision);
- Difficulty breathing with slow or shallow breaths;
- Lethargy, exhaustion, and fatigue; and
- Numbness throughout the victim's body
Should this be noted quickly and medical attention sought, there is a greater
chance of the victim receiving the least amount of damage possible. Although
there is no way to reverse brain damage, there are certain steps that
can be sought to help improve the quality of life that a victim experiences.
In fact, studies have shown that for up to three decades past the initial
industrial accident, a victim will be able to improve their functioning.
This is helped significantly by how the immediate medical treatment is
administered. For example, acute medical treatment such as the monitoring
of blood pressure, supplying the necessary amount of oxygen, and even
giving the proper dosage of drugs can all provide a a victim with a foundation
for which further treatment will be able to stand on. Following the acute
medical care, it will move into acute rehabilitation and post-acute rehabilitation.
Industrial Accident Attorney for Brain Injury Victims
Recovering the just amount of financial compensation can play a huge role
in your ability to seek necessary medical treatment. It is for this reason
that we at Arnold & Itkin LLP work closely with our clients to help
them recover the damages that they require. Should you choose to work with an
industrial injury attorney from our firm, you will be able to be confident knowing that we will go
the distance in our efforts to help you obtain full and fair compensation.
Have you suffered from brain injury? If you are looking to file a claim to seek
financial compensation, it is in your best interests to
contact an industrial accident lawyer from our firm as soon as possible. Call for a free consult.