According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, traumatic brain injuries impact approximately 1.7 million people each year. Many brain injuries are sustained from automobile accidents.
As an Orange County personal injury law firm, we see many people with traumatic brain injuries resulting from Orlando accidents. These injuries, though not uncommon, have the potential to change lives permanently. From the symptoms the victims face to the costs associated with receiving necessary treatments, people who experience these traumas are rarely the same after.
Trauma to the brain can occur in different ways, from a strong bump on the head, to a skull fracture or penetration of a foreign object to the brain. In any of these cases, it is important to note that every person experiences the pain from a traumatic brain injury differently. Symptoms among victims do not always present in the same way. Here are some factors to consider:
- Symptoms can vary between patients.
- Symptoms may not appear for a few days.
- The injury has the potential to change the way you think, feel, act, and move.
- The most common symptoms include dizziness, loss of consciousness, bad memory, headaches, confusion, blurred vision, nausea, impaired speech, and poor sleep