Rosenbaum & Rosenbaum, P.C. | August 29, 2015 | Brain Injury
In New York, accidents happen all the time, on the roads, in the home and even at work. No matter how careful you are, sometimes things simply go wrong. On top of that, you can also be put at risk by the negligent acts of others. Their mistake can result in you being injured and sometimes the consequences can be devastating. This is particularly the case if you suffer a blow to the head as there is a chance it may have damaged your brain.
A brain injury can be a very serious matter. In some cases, the effects of such an injury can be life changing and may even be permanent. The sooner brain trauma is identified, the greater the chances that it can be treated and its effects minimized. However, once the damage is done, it is hard to reverse. You may need lengthy rehabilitation in order to regain your former lifestyle. You may also experience long-term issues such as mood swings, headaches and problems with memory.
All of these things can be extremely distressing, but you should not give up hope. As this article on brain trauma explains, a thorough medical evaluation can help to ensure you receive the best possible care in order to help you return to your home and your life.
In the meantime, you might also consider making a claim for compensation. You should not have to bear the financial burden of your injuries as well as their physical effects. A successful claim could help to cover your medical expenses as well as some of your future care needs and loss of earnings. An attorney may be able to assist you with your claim and help you pursue the remuneration you deserve.