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Concussion

Types of Injuries | Concussion

A concussion is a milder form of traumatic brain injury. A concussion can result from the forceful motion of the head or impact causing a brief change in mental status including confusion, disorientation, loss of memory or loss of consciousness for less than 30 minutes. In the cases of concussions caused by vehicle accidents, MRI and CAT scans are often normal, but the individual may be affected by symptoms various symptoms.

Common symptoms of concussion or mild TBI:

  • Fatigue
  • Headache
  • Visual disturbances
  • Memory loss
  • Poor attention/concentration
  • Sleep disturbances
  • Dizziness/loss of balance
  • Irritability-emotional disturbances
  • Feelings of depression
  • Seizures
  • Nausea
  • Loss of smell
  • Light & sound sensitivity
  • Mood changes
  • Getting lost or confused
  • Slowness in thinking

It’s important to remember that in a concussion these symptoms can be subtle and may not be noticeable at the time of the accident. Symptoms may appear days or weeks later and can impact the individual’s daily life, work and relationships.

In all large truck cases it is essential that measures be taken promptly to preserve evidence, investigate the accident in question, and to enable physicians or other expert witnesses to thoroughly evaluate any injuries. If you or a loved one is a victim of a large truck accident, call the Truck Accident Lawyers Group, Inc. now at (877) 736-4222 or CLICK HERE TO SUBMIT A SIMPLE CASE FORM. The initial consultation is free of charge, and if we agree to accept your case, we will work on a contingent fee basis, which means we get paid for our services only if there is a monetary award or recovery of funds. Don’t delay! You may have a valid claim and be entitled to compensation for your injuries, but a lawsuit must be filed before the statute of limitations expires.