Mark Roman | October 4, 2019 | Brain Injuries
Depending on its severity, a traumatic brain injury may resolve in days to weeks, or it may be last for the remainder of a victim’s lifetime. A victim’s prognosis for recovery varies depending on the nature of the injury, the victim’s support system, and their attitude and outlook for rehabilitation.
Learn more about what a traumatic brain injury victim may expect after acquiring their injury.
Types of Traumatic Brain Injury
Traumatic brain injuries are caused by a bump, blow, or strike to the head. They fall under three categories: mild, moderate, and severe. A mild traumatic brain injury may involve a brief change in mental status or consciousness, while a severe traumatic brain injury may involve an extended period of unconsciousness or amnesia after the injury.
Recovery Prognosis for Traumatic Brain Injury
While many mild traumatic brain injuries resolve on their own after days or weeks with proper rest, moderate to severe traumatic brain injuries are more likely to affect major elements of a victim’s life for extended periods of time. Often, victims of severe traumatic brain injuries are unable to live independently or earn an income and are forced to pay hundreds of thousands of dollars for medical treatment and rehabilitative care.
Most traumatic brain injury victims experience the following symptoms, with more severe injuries causing these symptoms to present themselves for a prolonged period of time:
Confusion and irritability
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 four convenient locations in Florida: Clearwater, New Port Richey, and Tampa.
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