New Hampshire Traumatic Head Injury Lawyer

Head Injury Accidents in New Hampshire

In an accident, one of the most serious types of injuries that can occur is a head or brain injury. A traumatic brain injury is sometimes called a TBI and refers to a serious brain injury that occurs when the victim receives trauma to the head. Traumatic brain injuries can have permanent or long-term effects and can require a lifetime of medical treatment. If you or a loved one have been injured in an accident that resulted in a traumatic brain injury, contact a personal injury attorney right away. When a person is injured due to another party's negligence, they may be entitled to compensation for their medical bills, pain and suffering, and more.

According to the American Speech Language & Hearing Association (ASHA), there a brain injury can occurred from foreign objects entering the brain damaging parts of it or from a sharp blow to the head. It cites two of the most common causes of traumatic brain injuries as auto accidents and falls. Brain injuries can cause a number of serious and long-term problems including:

  • Epilepsy
  • Cardiac changes
  • Lung changes
  • Headaches
  • Seizures
  • Blurred vision
  • Reduced strength and coordination in the body, arms, and legs
  • Cognitive (thinking) and communication problems:         
    • Difficulty with spelling, writing, and reading
    • Learning difficulties
    • Trouble concentrating
    • Short term memory loss

All of these symptoms may be permanent and require lifelong treatment, therapy and may even hinder a person's ability to work. A New Hampshire injury lawyer can help victims of traumatic brain injuries get the compensation that they need to take care of themselves and their families.

New Hampshire Brain Trauma Defense

A head or brain injury can occur in many situations. When it happens in an accident that was caused by another party's negligence, that party may be held responsible for the medical bills and other expenses of the victim. A negligent party can be anyone such as:

  • A retail store that fails to warn customers of wet slippery floors
  • A driver who fails to pay attention to the road and causes an accident
  • A property owner who does not keep their land safe for guests
  • A construction site that proper safety measures

Any party that exercised a lack of concern for other's safety in some way that directly lead to the accident can be charged with negligence. Some of the most common types of accidents that result in head trauma include:

  • Auto accidents
  • Construction accidents
  • Slip and falls
  • Trip and falls
  • Pool or water accidents

Call a New Hampshire Traumatic Injury Attorney

When a loved one is seriously injured in an accident in New Hampshire, it is important to contact an injury lawyer right away. A victim's condition should be thoroughly diagnosed and treated before any settlement can be agreed upon. A lawyer will make sure that your best interests are being looked out for. If you are considering an injury claim, call Russman Law today to find out more about fighting for the compensation that you deserve.