Brain Injury Lawyers in Princeton
Nearly a Century in Practice Serving West Virginia
Injuries to the brain, also known as traumatic brain injuries or TBIs, can be incredibly serious and cause life-long disability or death. These injuries occur when hard contact is made with the head, such as with a blow, shake, blast wave, or penetrating object. One common traumatic brain injury is called a concussion. If you have suffered a brain injury due to someone else’s act or negligence, the West Virginia personal injury lawyers at Katz, Kantor, Stonestreet & Buckner may be able to help you obtain compensation for the financial burden of this terrible injury. Call our firm for a free consultation.
Causes of Brain Injuries
According to the Centers for Disease Control, over 2 million people suffer from traumatic brain injuries each year, and over 5 million people live with a disability due to such injuries. In all age groups, falls are the leading cause of injury, with automobile and traffic-related accidents coming in second.
Common Symptoms of Traumatic Brain Injury
The symptoms of traumatic brain injury can range from mild to severe, and they can last hours, days, weeks, or even become a permanent disability that lasts for a lifetime.
According to the Centers for Disease Control, some of the common mild symptoms include:
- Problems thinking clearly/concentrating
- Difficulty with learning or remembering new information
- Irritability/more emotional than usual
- Nausea or vomiting (an early symptom)
- Sleeping more or less than normal and/or difficulty falling asleep
- Feeling slowed down and tired
- Fuzzy or blurred vision
- Sensitivity to light/noise
- Difficulty with balance
- Feeling unusually anxious or nervous
The effects of the injury can be both short-term and long-term. These include difficulties with cognitive function, motor function, sensation, and emotion.
Contact Our Experienced Attorneys Today for your Free Consultation
If you have had a traumatic brain injury or lost a loved one due to a traumatic brain injury that was caused by the act or negligence of another person, you may be able to recover financial compensation. Your claim is time-sensitive, so it is important to contact Katz, Kantor, Stonestreet & Buckner right away. We have offices in Princeton and Charleston, West Virginia, and we serve all of southern West Virginia. If you cannot make it to either of our offices, we will come to you if you.
Dial (304) 713-2014 now to begin planning your case.
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