HEAD & BRAIN INJURIES

New Orleans Head & Brain Injury Lawyer

Head Injury & Brain Injury Lawyer in New Orleans

Traumatic head and brain injuries are often permanent, and they are always life altering. Moreover, head and brain injuries negatively affect the lives of both the victim and his or her loved ones. These injuries are often due to the negligence of other people or companies. Surgical errors, playground accidents, car accidents, motorcycle accidents, construction accidents, chemical exposure, defective products, machinery failures, and more cause some of these head and brain injuries.

 

Many head injuries in New Orleans can result in brain damage, which refers to the destruction of brain cells or damage to brain cells. Brain damage can result from a wide range of causes, including:

  • Physical Trauma to the Head & Blunt Force Trauma to the Head
  • Chemical Exposure Resulting in Brain Damage
  • Oxygen Deprivation Resulting in Brain Damage
  • Infection Resulting in Brain Damage
  • Neurological Illness Resulting in Brain Damage

 

No matter the cause of the brain injury, the result is devastating for both the injured person and their loved ones. Some more common causes of brain damage are:

  • Car Accidents & Motorcycle Accidents
  • Truck Accidents & 18-Wheeler Accidents
  • Industrial Accidents
  • Intentional Physical Assault

 

Head and Brain Injuries in New Orleans

Every year, millions of people in the United States suffer head and brain injuries. More than half of these injuries are serious enough to require the injured person to be rushed to the hospital. The most catastrophic head and brain injuries can lead to permanent brain damage, paralysis, and even death.

 

Half of all traumatic head and brain injuries are due to motor vehicle accidents, car accidents, motorcycle accidents, bicycle accidents, and pedestrian accidents with a motor vehicle. Symptoms of a traumatic brain injury may not appear until days or weeks after the actual injury. Serious traumatic brain injuries in New Orleans require emergency medical treatment.

 

If you or a loved one has signs of moderate or severe traumatic head injury or brain injury in New Orleans, you should seek immediate medical attention. Unfortunately, little can be done to reverse the initial brain damage caused by the accident, but medical professionals will attempt to stabilize someone with traumatic brain injury and focus on limiting further injury.

 

Injuries to the Head in New Orleans

Head injuries and head trauma are very common, and almost everyone at some point in their lives will suffer from some type of head injury. Head and brain injuries have varying levels of severity; many of which are minor, due to the skull providing the brain with a certain level of protection.

 

Even if you think you’ve just experienced a minor bump on the head, you should consult with a doctor if you display any of the following symptoms:

  • Scalp Wound or Skull Fracture
  • Fluid Drain from the Nose, Mouth, or Ears
  • Drowsiness or Confusion
  • Bleeding or Blurred Vision
  • Loss of Consciousness or Head Aches
  • Slurred Speech

 

Serious Head or Brain Trauma in New Orleans

If you’ve had any sort of head injury, you need to make sure that you have someone monitor you. Symptoms of a brain injury may occur immediately or develop over time. Some symptoms of a traumatic brain injury include:

  • Cognitive Defects or Learning Defects
  • Loss of Senses (Vision, Taste, Hearing, and Smell)
  • Personality Changes or Personality Disorders
  • Seizures
  • Paralysis or Comas

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At Crescent City Law, we understand the physical and emotional pain that an accident can have on you and your family. Having years of experience in representing people injured or that lost loved ones gives us the leverage and skills to fight for the compensation that you deserve. We remain committed to focusing on you and your case; we take your injury personally.

 

If you or a loved one has been hurt or injured in a serious accident in New Orleans that resulted in a head or brain injury, contact the serious accident attorneys of Crescent City Law. Let us sort out the facts and details of the case and protect your rights, while you focus on your recovery. You will not be required to pay legal fees until I have recovered a verdict or settlement for you.

 

Contact us today by filling out a contact form or by calling 504-264-9492 to schedule a free consultation. Evening, weekend and off-site meetings are available by appointment.

 

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