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A closed head injury, also known as traumatic brain injury (TBI), is a kind of brain injury that can occur when the person is knocked unconscious, or when the head is significantly shaken in an accident. If you received a closed head injury as a result of an accident caused by another’s negligence, you have options. Learn more by seeking the help of an attorney from the Law Firm of Rivers J. Morrell, III.
Symptoms Of Traumatic Brain Injury
Traumatic brain injuries are some of the most debilitating injuries a victim can receive in accidents involving motor vehicles, construction sites or premises slip-and-falls. The symptoms that are often associated with a closed head injury include:
- Sleep issues
- Attention deficit
- Reduced ability to concentrate
- Speed at which one can gather and understand information
- Mood swings
- Loss of coordination
If you experience these symptoms after an accident, it is important to seek medical attention right away. If left untreated, these symptoms may lead to long-term impairments that significantly impact your life.
Changes to Personality and Ability to Focus
Closed head injuries and traumatic brain injury or TBI often results in subtle or overt changes to the victim’s personality, as well as their ability to focus. Spouses and close family members may notice a change in the victim’s demeanor, or their ability to handle multi-tasking or sequentially based problems. The ability to focus, or endure interruption can absolutely be the result of a brain injury and the Law Firm of Rivers J. Morrell, III works to ensure that victims of closed head injury seek ongoing medical care and are well monitored by medical professionals and those close to them for symptoms of changes in personality, as well as a reduction in computational skills, sequential problem solving or multi-tasking.
Get The Compensation You Deserve
Our lawyer, Rivers Morrell, will put his more than 40 years of experience to work in your personal injury case. Through his experience assisting both plaintiffs and defendants in accident claims, he can answer any questions and provide you with sound legal advice. He will gather all the evidence, including hospital records, in order to support a strong case for negligence. Attorney Morrell will aggressively advocate for your rights to obtain maximum compensation for your injuries.
Free Initial Case Evaluation
Contact our Mission Viejo law office at (949)305-1400 for a free consultation with a closed head injuries attorney in Orange County, California. We will not charge lawyer fees unless you recover. Phones are answered after business hours and on weekends.