Santa Clarita Brain Injury Lawyer
If you or a beloved family member has suffered a serious head injury resulting in a traumatic brain injury, you know well the dreadful emotional and financial impact it can have on the entire family. In many cases, recovery takes a lifetime, not only for the victim, but for their loved ones as well. Injuries to the brain can cause a wide variety of crippling afflictions, such as seizures, coma, personality changes, paralysis, hearing loss, vision loss, loss of taste, loss of smell, and cognitive or learning deficits.
Symptoms Of A Brain Injury
Many brain injuries are fairly obvious immediately or soon after the accident, but in some cases, the symptoms do not fully appear until later when the injury has time to manifest itself. The brain is the center for many functions for the body, making brain injuries that much more devastating.
Symptoms of a brain injury can include:
- Loss of consciousness that can last for seconds or minutes
- No loss of consciousness, but a state of being disoriented, dazed or confused
- Nausea and/or vomiting
- Fatigue or drowsiness
- Difficulty getting or staying asleep
- Sleeping more than usual
- Dizziness or loss of balance
- Sensitivity to light and/or sound
- Blurred Vision
- Ringing in the ears
- Bad taste in the mouth
- Changes in the ability to smell
Cognitive or Mental Symptoms
- Problems with memory or concentration
- Mood changes or swings
- Depression or anxiety
Personal Injury Claims In Santa Clarita, California
Under California law, a victim of a brain injury has 2 years to file civil claims against a negligent party. This will take into account that if your brain injury worsens after the initial accident, so you may still have the opportunity to file a legal claim and collect damages. This statute limitation time period begins at the time of awareness of the injury, so it is important to obtain a medical evaluation as soon as possible following an accident or injury.
If you live in Santa Clarita California and have suffered a brain injury due to an accident, please contact the Duque Law Offices at any of our offices in Los Angeles, Orange County or Riverside, and let us provide you and your family with a free case evaluation. Ensuring that our brain injury clients are compensated fully for lifetime injuries is one of our primary goals and we do not allow negligent parties and their insurance providers to avoid lifetime medical responsibility without a fair and maximum settlement.
Contact our Los Angeles County Personal Injury Attorney at 1-877-241-9554 to learn more about your legal options. A free consultation is just a phone call away. You can even use our online contact form, and we’ll reply to you quickly.