Are You the Victim of a Los Angeles Brain Injury or TBI?
From 2010-2015 39,838 cases of Los Angeles, brain injuries caused by accidents were reported by the California Department of Public Health. Head injuries are known to affect people in different ways negatively. Proper treatment and diagnosis after being hurt is key to protecting your medical and legal rights. So what is a head injury? Let’s look at the below definition.
A brain injury is any injury occurring in the brain of a living organism. Brain injuries can be classified along several dimensions. Primary and secondary brain injury are ways to classify the injury processes that occur in brain injury, while focal and diffuse brain injury are ways to classify the extent or location of injury in the brain. Specific forms of brain injury include: (en) (Learn more about brain injuries here).
Immediately after an accident sometimes, but not always, symptoms of brain injury can present themselves. So for example, if you get fall and bang your head, or get struck during a car crash, see if you are dizzy.
So vertigo, lightheadedness, and even throwing up can all be signs of a closed head injury. Even when these symptoms don’t crop up, following some simple tips listed below can help rule out a brain injury.
First, get to the emergency room. Get the police to make a report at the accident scene so you can make a record of consciousness, or see little birdies. Make a digital/photographic record of the crash scene too. Of course, it goes without saying that you should consult a brain injury attorney and a brain doctor. Learn about your lawyer by looking at reviews, social media and have a face to face meeting. Or call (213) 596-9642 and speak to counsel right now.