Symptoms Of Brain Injury
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Beware Of Brain Injury Symptoms After An Accident

Brain injuries can be serious, and unfortunately, you may not notice the symptoms until after you’ve left the hospital. Seek medical care immediately if you notice any unusual physical, mental or behavioral symptoms that may indicate a brain injury.

If you’ve been in an accident and suddenly face expensive hospital bills, contact the lawyers at Sarkisian Personal Injury Lawyers. We want you to focus on getting better, so we’ll work hard to help you get the compensation you need, even if your claim is denied.

Symptoms To Look For

Some brain injuries knock a person unconscious. Some have catastrophic effects, even putting a person into a vegetative state. However, many people with closed head injuries do not show outward signs of injury. While not all brain injury victims will experience symptoms at all or right away, many symptoms that brain injury victims often do experience include:

Physical symptoms

  • Bodily weakness
  • Coordination problems
  • Seizures
  • Problems with balance
  • Changes in the ability to taste or smell

Mental symptoms

  • Confusion
  • Inability to remember things
  • Frequently becoming distracted
  • Decreased awareness of reality

Behavioral symptoms

  • Impulsive
  • Poor self-esteem
  • Quick to anger
  • Problems keeping relationships with other people

Personality symptoms

  • Argues frequently
  • Attempts to manipulate people
  • Depression
  • Irritability
  • Denial

Social symptoms

  • Inappropriate social behavior
  • Inability to make eye contact with others
  • Lying
  • Interrupting others when they are speaking

Verbal symptoms

  • Speech problems
  • Monotone speaking
  • Vulgarity
  • Broken speech

It’s important to recognize the symptoms of a brain injury and know when to go to the doctor. If you feel any of the symptoms listed above, even a few weeks after a car accident or slip-and-fall injury, seek medical help immediately.

Speak With An Attorney About Your Accident

With clients throughout Indiana and Illinois, we’re experienced advocates for people who have suffered brain injuries. Call us today at 219-733-8904 to schedule your consultation. You can also get started by reaching out to us online.