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Suffered a Concussion? Get Legal Help Today

Over the past few years, concussions have gotten a lot of media attention. Concussions can affect anyone who has suffered a head injury. Car accidents are probably the most common cause of concussions, but any type of impact to the head can cause a concussion. Sports like football and hockey have been forced to address growing medical evidence that concussions have permanent effect on people who've suffered head injuries. Academic research has shown that concussions, especially repeated concussion injuries, will lead to serious long-term health problems like lost brain function, memory loss, and difficulty with concentration.

Grant Law Office has guided many people dealing with concussion injuries to a successful lawsuit that secured the compensation they needed to heal and move on. We have helped many people and their families hurt by concussions hold those responsible for these serious injuries accountable. Call our Atlanta personal injury attorneys today at (404) 995-3955.

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What Is a Concussion?

A concussion is a serious brain injury that happens when the head is struck by an external force. Concussion severity will depend on where the head was hit and by how much force. This means there a range of concussions from mild to serious. Mild concussions often leave people dazed, dizzy, or even losing consciousness for a brief time. Serious concussions will include longer periods of lost consciousness and long-term brain damage.

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What Are Common Causes of Concussions?

Concussions are caused by something hitting a person's head. While there are literally millions of situations that can leave you with a concussion, here are the most common causes our clients have faced:

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Effects of a Concussion

Concussions can come in different levels of severity. While each injury and how it affects the person injured is different, here are the most common concussion effects our clients have reported:

  • Lost consciousness
  • Headaches
  • Dizziness/confusion
  • Memory loss
  • Concentration issues
  • Numbness/tingling in the body
  • Breathing issues
  • Accelerated pulse/heartbeat
  • Nausea/vomiting
  • Fatigue
  • Depression/behavior problems
  • Light/noise sensitivity
  • Slurred speech
  • Vision issues

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Post-Concussion Syndrome

Many people recover from their concussion symptoms within days or weeks. However, some people suffer long-term effects called post-concussion syndrome. In a post-concussion syndrome, the effects of a concussion listed above don't heal quickly. Injuries can last months, years, or even life-long, depending on the severity of the concussion. People suffering post-concussion syndrome will need a great deal of physical and occupational therapy to get their life back to normal. An Atlanta injury lawyer can help you pursue compensation to pay for these medical expenses.

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A Doctor Explains Concussions and Their Effects

In the following short video, CNN chief medical correspondent Dr. Sanjay Gupta provides some important information about concussions and their long-term effects:

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Call an Experienced Georgia Concussion Injury Attorney

The Georgia brain injury attorneys at Grant Law Office can help you and your family if a loved one has suffered a concussion injury. We've helped many people who've suffered head injuries get the settlement they need to pay for medical expenses, lost wages, and their pain and suffering. Call us today at (404) 995-3955 to discuss your situation.

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Worried that the 2-year statute of limitations is rapidly approaching on your serious injury or medical malpractice case? Contact us and we can talk to you about the Judicial Emergency declared by the Supreme Court of Georgia and how it affects the statute of limitations for your case (in a good way.) Please call or email us through our web contact form and we would be happy to discuss your case.

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