Mark Roman | October 9, 2019 | Brain Injuries
A person’s recovery prognosis from a traumatic brain injury depends on several factors, including the nature and severity of the injury, the victim’s support system, and their attitude toward the recovery process.
Learn more about whether or not traumatic brain injury victims can achieve a full recovery.
Types of Traumatic Brain Injuries
Traumatic brain injuries are classified into three categories: mild, moderate, and severe. Those who experience mild traumatic brain injuries are more likely to recover from their injuries than those who experience moderate to severe traumatic brain injuries. Even so, mild traumatic brain injury victims may experience symptoms throughout the remainder of their lives.
Symptoms of traumatic brain injury vary depending on the severity of the blow, but typically encompass the following:
Mild traumatic brain injuries: Loss of consciousness from seconds to minutes, headaches, nausea, vomiting, fatigue, dizziness, and more.
Moderate to severe traumatic brain injuries: Loss of consciousness from minutes to hours, persistent headaches, repeated vomiting, convulsions and seizures, loss of coordination, and more.
Traumatic Brain Injury Recovery
While rest and light to moderate activity may improve symptoms of a mild traumatic brain injury, victims of moderate to severe brain injuries often have to undergo more intensive rehabilitative treatment.
Sadly, many severe brain injury victims cannot return to life as it was before their injury, as they often require others to live with them and care for them full-time. It’s also unlikely that severe brain injury victims will ever be able to return to work or earn an income. As such, they can expect to pay hundreds of thousands of dollars in medical treatment and lost wages.
Mild to moderate brain injury victims, on the other hand, have a more positive recovery prognosis. With proper care and treatment, many mild to moderate brain injury victims can expect to return to normal life at some point in the future. However, many of these individuals will continue to experience symptoms of brain injury throughout their lifetime.
Contact the Clearwater Brain Injury Law Firm of Roman Austin Personal Injury Lawyers for Help Today
For more information, please contact the legal team of Roman Austin Personal Injury Lawyers for a free initial consultation with a brain injury lawyer in Clearwater. We have five convenient locations in Florida: Clearwater, New Port Richey, and Tampa.
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