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Car accidents are one of the leading causes of traumatic brain injury (TBI). In Orlando, Florida, accident attorney Michael Barszcz, M.D., J.D., has the medical knowledge and experience to educate a jury about the effects of your TBI and how it will impact your life. Showing the consequences of your TBI is essential to pursuing adequate compensation for your injury-related expenses. TBI is unfortunately a common car accident injury.

How a Car Accident can Cause TBI

Anytime your head is bumped or jostled, a traumatic brain injury can result. Both penetrative trauma and blunt trauma can lead to TBI.
There are many ways a car accident can cause traumatic brain injury, including:

  • Head hits the windshield
  • Head hits a seatback or airbag
  • Head traumatized by car body or roof
  • Head hit by projectile or debris

TBI symptoms are not always immediately apparent. Sometimes, this type of injury goes undiagnosed for days or weeks, which is often when family members or friends begin to notice some of the symptoms.
A traumatic brain injury can be caused by any type of car accident. Some of the most common types leading to this severe injury include:

These violent accidents often result in life-altering injuries like TBI.

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Consequences of TBI

TBI ranges from mild to severe. Symptoms can vary, as can long-term effects. Depending on severity, the outlook fortraumatic brain injury may include:

  • Problems with thinking, memory and concentration
  • Problems with your vision, hearing, and other sensations
  • Difficulty communicating and interacting with others
  • Serious depression, anxiety and feelings of anger
  • Surgical treatment
  • Ongoing physical rehabilitation

Treatment can come at a considerable expense. Also, a TBI sufferer may be unable to work and thus have no source of income. A negligent driver is financially liable for the harm they have caused to any victim.

If you have been in a car accident resulting in traumatic brain injury in Orlando, Florida, or anywhere in Florida, please contact the Law Offices of Michael Barszcz, M.D., J.D., for a free consultation.

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