What is head trauma and how should I handle it? Simply put, head trauma is an injury to the head. Head trauma can be minor or major, but the possibility of major trauma. A brain injury may not always be immediately evident. People bump their heads and go on with their lives without realizing they've sustained a serious injury. Sometimes someone will hit their head, get knocked unconscious, wake up later and feel fuzzy, then continue as though nothing happened. But motor functions aren't the same, speech is muddled, and the individual's thought process is never quite what it once was. Head trauma requires observation and top-tier medical assistance. Attaining these things can often require legal assistance due to cost alone. Additionally, it may be necessary to source that legal assistance soon after an accident.
Medical And Legal Attention
The brain is a delicate part of the body. When a substantial shock has been absorbed by an individual--as is common with auto accidents--the brain can move inside the skull, come in contact with the bone, and become damaged. It's possible to sustain a head trauma without even being injured in a way which seems substantive. Thankfully, neuroplasticity indicates there is greater opportunity for recovery than previously thought, as it continues to advance. Yet, even the finest neuroplastic techniques may not be able to help some recover. Car accidents are a mixed bag, and getting legal representation is as important as getting medical attention. A bad enough injury can completely cripple a person for life. In such situations, legal settlements may be the only thing that make a reasonable standard of living possible in the future.
In Kansas, having a functioning mind is an essential component of life. From aviation to oil, agriculture, and energy, Kansas natives need to think on their feet to survive. Brad Pistotnik Law can help you attain the compensation you deserve in the case of a TBI or other head trauma. This legal practice serves all of Kansas, including Kansas City, Colby, Pittsburg, and Coffeyville. Brad Pistotnik Law is centered in Wichita, although licensed lawyers in Illinois, Oklahoma and Nebraska are also available. When it comes to Pro Hac Vice work, Texas, Missouri, and other states also feature attorneys associated with Pistotnik Law. Services of this firm include:
- Tractor-Trailer Accidents
- Construction Site Accidents
- Car Accidents
- Pedestrian Vehicular Accidents
- Heavy Equipment Accidents
- Fleet Vehicle Accidents
- Motorcycle Accidents
- Premises Liability
- Commercial Motor Vehicle Accidents
- Truck Accidents
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