Often the symptoms of a concussion are that the person has blacked out, even just for a moment of time at the scene, they are suffering memory loss and balance issues, confusion and things of that nature. As the injury starts to progress and you go home and start your recovery process, you often… Read More »
A concussion is caused by a sudden acceleration and deceleration of the head. The brain sits inside the skull and is surrounded by cerebral spinal fluid. When a force, like an auto accident or a fall, causes the head to move forward or backwards or side-to-side violently the brain doesn’t move immediately. It lags… Read More »
Post-concussion syndrome is when the symptoms and signs of a concussion or traumatic brain injury continue and linger after the time when the doctors have advised you they were expected to resolve. These kind of symptoms would be memory loss, balance issues, difficulty with bright lights or television screens, and basic cognitive function difficulties.
Multiple concussions is a serious medical condition. As concussions accumulate, each successive one causes more and more injury to the person’s brain and makes it more difficult for them to recover, and in the end, could even lead to something as serious as death.
You can make an injury claim in Rhode Island for a concussion injury. And if it’s caused by someone else’s negligence, you should do that. Concussions are very serious medical conditions, require specialized medical treatment, and require an attorney experienced with concussion injuries or traumatic brain injuries to handle effectively.
You can make an injury claim for post-concussion syndrome. In fact, in a case where you have suffered a concussion or traumatic brain injury, it is important that the doctor diagnose whether you’ve recovered or are suffering from post-concussion syndrome. If that’s the case, it may become one of the most financially important aspects… Read More »
It is not necessary to be unconscious in order to have a diagnosis of a concussion. Concussions are diagnosed by the symptoms that the doctors find in a person such as loss of balance, memory loss, fogginess, inability to do simple cognitive functions.