Traumatic brain injuries are a serious type of injury that car accident victims can suffer. The impact of a traumatic brain injury can be with victims for a lifetime. Car accidents are the second-leading cause of traumatic brain injuries which is why victims and their families should be familiar with the impacts of a traumatic brain injury and personal injury legal protections available to them.
Cognitive impacts of a traumatic brain injury can impact the victim’s focus, concentration, memory and recall abilities. Victims may also experience mental confusion. It can make mental tasks that were once commonplace challenging for the victim.
Sensory impacts of a traumatic brain injury can impact the victim’s hearing and sight which can create a variety of different challenges for victims.
Physical impacts of a traumatic brain injury can include headaches, nausea, vomiting, dizziness, problems with balance and other physical impacts as well.
Emotional impacts of a traumatic brain injury can include depression, mood disruptions and personality changes.
All of these symptoms of a traumatic brain injury can be difficult for victims and their families to adjust to. Victims may not recognize themselves and families may also struggle to recognize their loved ones impacted by a traumatic brain injury. For that reason, victims of traumatic brain injuries and their families should be familiar with personal injury legal protections and how they can help them with their physical, financial and emotional injuries when needed.