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The Mental Side of a Brain Injury

A traumatic brain injury (TBI) brings with it the risk of paralysis, vision loss, and many other physical problems, but the victim’s mental health is also at risk. Neurological issues, such as mood swings and anxiety, are incredibly common after blows to the head. Whether you were injured due to a car accident, fall, or a doctor’s negligence, you deserve compensation for the physical and emotional impact of your injuries.

If you suffered a traumatic brain injury due to someone else’s negligence, you may be able to recover compensation for your injuries – both your physical and neurological ones. But to get the compensation you need to heal, you need an experienced legal team. At Grant Law Office, our husband-and-wife team has spent years fighting to get our clients the highest possible amount after an accident. We provide individual attention to every client to ensure their case receives the time it deserves. Call us at (404) 995-3955 to get a free case evaluation with an Atlanta TBI neurological injury attorney.

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What Are Common Neurological Issues After a TBI?

Many different issues can arise as a result of TBI, ranging from confusion that victims experience after a concussion to paralysis brought on by nerve damage. On the neurological side of a TBI, the issues can vary depending on what part of the brain was damaged. Different sections of the brain handle different aspects of our personalities. While one victim may experience a fear of large crowds and loud noises after a blow to the head, another may have a completely different personality post-accident.

Following a TBI, it is possible for a victim to experience:

  • Depression
  • Anxiety
  • Fatigue
  • Confusion
  • Difficulties sleeping
  • Loss of appetite
  • Emotional withdrawal
  • Mood swings
  • Panic attacks
  • Irritability
  • Agitation
  • Apathy
  • Mania

If you might have suffered a TBI, it is important to see a doctor as soon as possible and tell him all about your symptoms. You may also wish to speak to family members, friends, and coworkers who are more likely to spot changes in your mental health. There is treatment available for TBI-induced neurological injuries and mental health challenges, and you should never be afraid to discuss them with a trained professional.

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What Causes TBIs?

TBIs generally occur due to blows to the head or chemical exposure, such as inhaling toxic chemicals that damage brain cells. Sometimes, the neurological problem is directly related to the accident. For example, a serious car accident accompanied by a brain injury can make a victim feel anxious whenever he drives or gets in a vehicle. These injuries can also have a major impact on a victim’s development if he or she is young, as is common with children who suffer traumatic injuries.

Common causes include:

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What Are Treatments for Brain Injuries?

After a serious accident or blow to the head, a doctor can review your injuries with you at an emergency room to determine if you have a TBI and how impactful it will be. A doctor can perform a neurological test, request a neuropsychological evaluation, run brain tests, test your blood, and speak to your family about your symptoms. You may also need a consultation with a TBI expert who can development a roadmap for treatment.

When contending with the various issues of a TBI, your doctors should pay close attention to your mental health. Mood swings, depression, and anxiety are related to chemical imbalances in your brain. Your doctors can employ several treatments to deal with these issues, including prescription medication and therapy. This treatment may last for years and can cost you a pretty penny. However, if your injuries were caused by someone else’s negligence, you may be able to recover compensation in a personal injury claim.

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Getting Compensation for a Serious Injury

In order to cover the costs of treating your neurological injuries, you will need to show that the at-fault party caused your injuries through an act of negligence. Negligence can include reckless driving, failing to maintain a safe premises, or making a medical error. This process takes time and an in-depth understanding of what went wrong, as well as the resources of an experienced Atlanta brain injury attorney.

Since 2006, Grant Law Office has diligently investigated and fought for clients throughout Atlanta who were injured due to other person’s negligence. We understand how costly these cases are for victims and the importance of fighting for the highest possible value of a claim. We can investigate the party who injured you, calculate the damages you have suffered due to their negligence, and advocate for your best interests in a personal injury claim. Call us at Grant Law Office at (404) 995-3955 for a free case evaluation.

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