Seek Expert Help for Concussion Injuries after a Car Accident
Attorney Domingo Garcia only represents injury victims; he knows first-hand how a Texas car accident can result in head injuries or a concussion. Attorney Domingo Garcia has attorneys across Texas ready to open your case. Once you call our office the first thing we will do is make sure you are getting proper medical attention, and make sure you do not pay for a penny of care while your claim is pending.
A car accident is a common cause of concussions. Worse it could lead to a TBI, and if left untreated, result in serious harm to your wellbeing and way of life. If you have been in a recent car accident, it is important to have a clear understanding of potential symptoms and signs of a concussion.
At the first sign of a concussion you want to seek immediate medical attention. The reason for this is because an untreated concussion from a car accident can have long-term effects on your way of life. From simple memory issues, to long-term language issues, your brain health is not something you want to take lightly.
If you have already suffered from the long-term untreated effects of a concussion after a texas car accident, you should immediately call Attorney Domingo Garcia. It will be very important that we begin the process of documenting your damages immediately. If you are already receiving medical care, Attorney Domingo Garcia will want to have an expert review your records and ensure you are receiving the best possible medical care and treatment. After a Texas car accident, Attorney Domingo Garcia wants to make sure you are able to return to the person you were before the car crash that was not your fault.
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Symptoms and Signs of a Concussion After a Car Accident
Maybe immediately after your car accident you didn’t feel too sick or injured, and you didn’t seek medical attention. The thing about concussions is that the symptoms do not always present themselves right away.
In the hours and days, and sometimes even weeks, after a car accident, if you notice yourself with any of these symptoms, you may have suffered a concussion:
- Appearing dazed;
- Delayed reaction or response to questions;
- Nausea or vomiting
- Slurred speech
- Ringing in the ears
- Impaired vision, i.e. seeing stars
- Forgetfulness about the actual crash
- Feeling pressure in your head
We all live busy lives between work, our families and other obligations we have. It is hard to always get proper medical care, and so sometimes our injuries go untreated. In the case of concussions and some forms of TBI, untreated trauma can result in long-term medical problems. Some delayed concussion symptoms are:
- Concentration problems
- Memory problems
- Sensitivity to light
- Sleep problems or disturbances
- Taste or smell disorders and problems
Concussion Diagnosis and Treatment
Of course, seeing a doctor or specialist is a priority for you right now. It will also help protect you in case you decide to file a car accident claim with a [City] personal injury attorney. Seeking prompt medical care shows that you are concerned about your own health, and shows that you have done everything you can to get proper medical care.
During your doctor’s appointment you will typically be asked about the car accident or event that caused your injury, how you are feeling, your vertigo or balance, general vision, memory and hearing as well as reflexes. In some instances doctors will keep you overnight for 24-hours for observation, MRI testing, CT scans and other imaging. [
Typical treatment for a concussion resulting from a car accident can vary, however you will most likely miss work as you will be required to rest. Often doctors will request you abstain from sports, reading, phone screens, and a lighter work or school load. Some clients of our have to undergo neuro rehabilitation to recover from their injuries. Often, with proper treatment, you can make significant progress with few residual symptoms.
You Can File a Car Accident Claim for a Concussion
Brain injury cases are taken seriously by juries and insurance companies. Texas law is designed to put you in the position you enjoyed before the wreck. You can file a claim to recover compensation for damages such as medical bills, pain and suffering, lost wages and future medical treatment.
Call us today to learn more about how we can help. Contact us to schedule a free consultation with an experienced lawyer. We’ll review the details of your case, go over your options and answer any questions you have.