What are the symptoms of traumatic brain injury (TBI)?
Traumatic brain injury can occur with no visible wounds and no known direct impact to the head. It’s important to know what the symptoms of TBI are, so you can recognize it and call for proper medical care in the event that someone near you experiences a concussion or other brain injury.
Watch Out For These Traumatic Brain Injury (TBI) Symptoms
- Dilated or unequal size of pupils
- Slurred speech
- Difficulty thinking
- Dizziness or balance problems
- Poor coordination
- Difficulty moving body parts
- Difficulty swallowing
- Numbness or tingling
- Vision changes
- Ringing ears
- Extreme irritability
- Crying or laughing inappropriately
- Loss of bowel control or bladder control
- Slow breathing rate and increase in blood pressure
- Slow pulse
- Respiratory failure
- Lack of responsiveness
What are the different types of traumatic brain injury?
Traumatic brain injuries can be open head injuries in which there is visible damage to the head or skull, or closed head injuries which often show no visible external damage.
Types of brain injury include:
- Coup-Contrecoup Contusion
- Diffuse Axonal
- Penetration Injury
- Second Impact Syndrome (SIS)
At Burg Simpson Eldredge Hersh & Jardine, P.C., our TBI lawyers represent survivors nationwide. We have the resources and experience with complex brain injury lawsuits to get you the compensation you need and deserve. If you or your loved one have suffered a brain injury or you have any questions about TBI symptoms, please email us or call today at 1-888-895-2080 for a free, no-obligation consultation.