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Brain Injuries and Disability

Serious injuries can result from accidents. A traumatic brain injury is life-altering, and it not only affects the accident victim but their family as well. A violent jolt or blow to the head or body can leave you with a traumatic brain injury, which might include bruising, bleeding, torn or damaged tissue, and other physical damage to the brain.

Depending on the severity of and the nature of the brain injury, your plan of treatment could involve rest, surgery, and prescription drugs. There are various symptoms that can result from a traumatic brain injury:

  • Nausea or vomiting
  • Loss of consciousness
  • Confusion or disorientation
  • Headache
  • Drowsiness or fatigue
  • Speech problems
  • Difficulty sleeping
  • Changed sleep patterns
  • Loss of balance
  • Dizziness
  • Blurred vision
  • Sensitivity to light and sound
  • Ringing in the ears
  • Changes in taste and smell
  • Mood changes
  • Depression
  • Anxiety
  • Difficulty concentrating
  • Memory difficulty

Severe brain injuries will lead to long-term disabilities that will include social problems, communication difficulty, behavioral changes, cognitive difficulties such as problems with memory or learning, and sensory issues. Repeated or severe traumatic brain injuries are believed to increase the risk of degenerative brain diseases.

If you or a loved one has suffered a brain injury because of an accident in the Portland/Vancouver metro area, consult with a personal injury attorney about pursuing an accident injury claim to recover compensation for your damages and to ensure you have financial resources to provide for your family if your injury has left you disabled. Get your free case evaluation from the Harlan Law Firm today.

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Without having a knowledgeable personal injury lawyer fighting for you, you could end up owing tens of thousands of dollars in medical bills and losing thousands of dollars of income that your family needs to cover living expenses. As a dedicated Portland/Vancouver metro personal injury attorney, the Harlan Law Firm will provide caring, compassionate service while delivering the results that you and your family deserve.

Call the Harlan Law Firm today at (360) 735-8200 or fill out the evaluation request below! We have an experienced team of paralegals and other professionals working with a personal injury lawyer dedicated to delivering results for people like you – victims of the negligence of others.