Traumatic brain injuries are some of the most severe injuries a person can sustain in any situation. Far too often, people suffer severe traumatic brain injuries because of negligence, and the symptoms they experience can impact their entire lives. One of the most important things you can do is recognize the physical symptoms you may experience.
Symptoms to Look Out For
Some of the physical symptoms you should be aware of include:
- Headaches: Persistent and ongoing headaches can arise soon after the brain injury and last multiple days.
- Nausea and vomiting: Brain injuries can cause you to feel like you’re sick. Along with these symptoms, you may experience fatigue and drowsiness.
- Loss of consciousness: No matter how severe the brain injury is, you can experience loss of consciousness. The more severe the damage, the longer this phase will last.
- Seizures and convulsions: Your brain injury can cause you to suffer from seizures after the accident.
- Coordination and balance issues: It may be more difficult to maintain your balance as you become dizzy.
If you experience numbness in your fingers, toes, or any extremities, it could be an indication of a severe brain injury.
Getting Medical Care Quickly
It’s crucial to protect yourself after any action that causes you to sustain a severe brain injury. Seeking medical care is crucial because you can get records that build your case. Even more importantly, you get treatment options to help recover from some of the physical symptoms you may experience as a result of medical care.
Because of the ongoing care you require, you should work quickly to pursue compensation for your damages. Seeking compensation means holding someone accountable to cover the expenses associated with your injuries.
At Pringle & Herigstad, P.C., we’ll work with you to understand your rights and options. Our North Dakota brain injury lawyers provide extensive counsel when you need it most, and we’re committed to going the extra mile on your behalf.
Call our firm today at (701) 599-4337 for a free consultation.