Any injury to the brain has a significant impact on your daily life. Car accidents can result in traumatic brain injuries just as easily as minor accidents can. The sudden, fast violent movement that happens when cars collide can cause someone hit their head so hard that it can cause a traumatic brain injury. Your head can come in contact with the steering wheel, window, dashboard, or an object could hit you. Whiplash is also a very common injury that occurs from the sudden violent movements. Neuliferehab.com list the physical, cognitive, and emotional impacts on that come from traumatic brain injuries. They are listed below:
- Muscle tone that interferes with normal movement.
- Weakness that affects one side of the body more than another.
- Sensory impairment
- Speech difficulties
- Balance and coordination problems
- Attention and focus
- Impairment in visual-perceptual skills, initiative- taking, and problem solving.
- Reduced perception and empathy
- Loss of inhibition
- Irritability and or aggression
- Lack of enthusiasm
- Dependent behaviors
- Fluctuating emotions
- Lack of motivation
- Denial or lack of awareness
The recovery time for traumatic brain injuries can vary. It can happen immediately, take years or be a lifelong struggle. If you are in a car accident that results in a traumatic brain injury and you suffer from the physical, cognitive, and/or the emotional impacts then you should consult with an attorney to discuss any compensation you can receive for your injuries. The attorneys at the Dixie Law Group are very experienced and can help consult with car accident cases like these. Contact them for a 100% free first-time consultation.