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Brain Injury – Phoenix Arizona Personal Injury Lawyer

Brain Injuries - Phoenix Accident Lawyer - Arizona Burg SimpsonEven the mildest of brain injuries can have lifelong consequences. Whether it is episodes of memory loss or loss of motor functions, brain injuries are scary, life-changing events. Traumatic brain injuries are also a leading cause of death in the United States, according to the Centers for Disease Control, making up nearly a third of all injury deaths in the United States.

Effects of a traumatic brain injury can include:

  • Impaired cognitive ability and recall
  • Impaired motor function
  • Impaired vision and/or hearing
  • Altered emotional functions, such as a change in personality

Annually, more than 2.5 million people suffer some type of brain injury, 52,000 of them fatal. But not all of these injuries are a result of a direct blow to the head. If you or a loved one has suffered a head injury, there are a number of symptoms to look for, such as:

  • Headaches
  • Confusion
  • Nausea/dizziness
  • Memory loss
  • Personality changes

If you have suffered a traumatic brain injury, contact Burg Simpson Arizona today by calling 602-777-7000 and speak with a Phoenix injury attorney or you can complete our Free Case Evaluation form right now.

Medically speaking, there are two types of brain injuries.

Traumatic – These traumatic brain injuries are a result of an external force that jars the brain inside the skull and/or damages the skull itself. Types of traumatic brain injuries include:

  • Diffuse Axonal Injury
  • Concussion
  • Contusion
  • Coup-contre coup injury
  • Second Impact Syndrome
  • Open and Closed Head Injuries
  • Penetrating Injury
  • Shaken Baby Syndrome
  • Locked in Syndrome

Acquired – This type of brain injury takes place on a cellular level, usually because of pressure on the brain. Causes include:

  • Brain tumor
  • Stroke
  • Anoxic brain injury
  • Hypoxic brain injury

Has someone’s negligence left you or a family member with a traumatic brain injury? Call our Burg Simpson Arizona office at 602-777-7000 and talk to a personal injury attorney in Phoenix so we can help you get the compensation you deserve.

Some of us are at greater risk of brain injuries than others. Young men – those between the age of 15 and 24 – are at the greatest risk. The very young and very old are also at greater risk of brain injury. There are a number of things that lead to a traumatic brain injury, the most common of which, according to the CDC:

  • Falls, make up more than 40 percent of TBIs.
  • Struck by or against an object account for roughly 15 percent.
  • Motor vehicle accidents make up more than 14 percent.
  • Assault/physical violence make up more than 10 percent.

Causes of acquired brain injury include:

  • Exposure to toxic substance and/or poisoning.
  • Infection.
  • Strangulation, choking, or drowning.
  • Stroke.
  • Heart attack.
  • Tumor.
  • Aneurysm.
  • Neurological illnesses.

If a major accident has left you or a loved one with a traumatic brain injury, reach out to a Phoenix personal injury lawyer at Burg Simpson by calling 602-777-7000 today.

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The Arizona injury attorneys at Burg Simpson are committed to helping anyone who has suffered a brain injury fight for compensation. Our experienced accident injury lawyers have worked with thousands of plaintiffs to help them rebuild their lives. Contact our Arizona office before it is too late at 602-777-7000 or fill out our Free Case Evaluation Form here.

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