Traumatic Brain Injury attorney
A head impact can cause a Traumatic Brain Injury (TBI). TBI can take the form of brain damage, head trauma, or a concussion. Brain injuries are frequently severe injuries. Chris Faucheux has represented several clients who suffered TBIs in various types of accidents including: automobile accidents and big truck accidents (18 wheeler accidents). If you’ve suffered a head injury in an accident contact Chris Faucheux for a 100% free case evaluation.
TRAUMATIC BRAIN INJURIES & PERSONAL INJURY ACCIDENTS
The CDC reports that every year around 1.5 million Americans suffer from a traumatic brain injury. Many of these injuries are related to personal injury accidents. A severe brain injury could affect your ability to work, be physically active, or live as you did before the injury. The CDC also states that the severity of the injury ranges from mild to severe. TBI can have a variety of adverse effects on the body, ranging from short to long-term side effects. This includes but is not limited to affecting:
- Thinking - memory and reasoning.
- Sensation - sight and balance.
- Language - communication, expression, and understanding.
- Emotion - depression, anxiety, personality changes, aggression, acting out, and social inappropriateness.
Additional side effects include epilepsy and an increased risk of Alzheimer’s disease, Parkinson’s disease, and other brain disorders.
CAUSES OF TRAUMATIC BRAIN INJURIES:
Brain injuries can result from a car accident, motorcycle accident, truck accident, maritime accident, work-site accident, or other trauma. According to the CDC 14% of brain injuries occur in motor vehicle accidents. Motor vehicle accidents also account for 26% of all deaths related to traumatic brain injuries.
Traumatic Brain Injury (tbi) damages
WHAT TYPES OF DAMAGES CAN YOU RECOVER FOR A BRAIN INJURY?
You could be owed compensation for medical bills, pain & suffering, emotional damages, loss of life’s enjoyment, lost wages, and more. If you lost a loved one due to a traumatic brain injury, you could potentially file a wrongful death claim.
DO YOU HAVE A BRAIN INJURY CASE?
To have a case, your TBI has to be the result of another party's negligence, fault, or intentional conduct. It is important that you don't delay in your treatment as delays can impact both your case and your health. Attorney Chris Faucheux can help you ascertain if you have a case and he can help you hold all at fault parties responsible for the damages sustained.
LOUISIANA BRAIN INJURY LAWYER:
Chris Faucheux is an experienced Louisiana brain injury lawyer. Chris has represented several clients who suffered TBIs in various types of accidents including: automobile accidents and big truck accidents (18 wheeler accidents).
knowing the signs of a traumatic brain injury
Symptoms of a traumatic brain injury can vary greatly both physically and physiologically. Symptoms may show up immediately or show up several weeks later. If you've sustained a blow to your head or body that causes you concern or behavioral changes, see your doctor immediately.
COMMON SYMPTOMS OF A TRAUMATIC BRAIN INJURY:
Common symptoms of a mild traumatic brain injury can include: headache, nausea, fatigue, problems with speech, dizziness, or loss of sensory balance. Loss of sensory balance includes blurred vision, ringing in the ears, a bad taste in the mouth or changes in the ability to smell, and a sensitivity to light or sound.
EFFECTS OF A TRAUMATIC BRAIN INJURY:
There can be cognitive, behavioral, or mental effects related to TBIs. These effects could result in a loss of consciousness, confusion or disorientation, memory or concentration problems, mood changes or mood swings, depression or anxiety, difficulty sleeping, or sleeping more than usual. Brain injuries can be challenging to diagnose and can cause extensive side effects if left untreated. For more information, contact us today.
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Don’t just take our word for it. Our results prove that Chris is the man you need on your team. Over and over, Chris has gone to great lengths to ensure his clients recover.
LOUISIANA BRAIN INJURY LAWYER
The Law Office of Chris Faucheux has extensive experience in Louisiana Personal Injury Law and has handled several cases involving Traumatic Brain Injuries. In one case, an 18 wheeler failed to yield to oncoming highway traffic. The accident caused the passenger to sustain a Traumatic Brain Injury which required several months of evaluation and treatment. The Insurance Company did not cover the clients medical bills so our law firm advanced the costs of treatment. The client ultimately recovered six figures from the insurance company and returned to work several months after the accident. If you have suffered a Traumatic Brain Injury (TBI) it is important for you to seek immediate medical care. If we represent you and you do not have insurance coverage our law firm will advance costs so you get proper medical attention. Don't delay, just call Chris for your 100% free case evaluation.
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The Law Office of Chris Faucheux is a personal injury law firm located at 197 Belle Terre Blvd., in LaPlace, LA. Our law firm focuses on auto accidents, 18 wheeler accidents, maritime accidents and wrongful death litigation. If you have been seriously injured in an accident just call Chris at 985-652-1111.