A traumatic brain injury is a tragic and life-changing event. Many victims of brain injury are unable to work and carry on with a normal life. Frank Giunta and Giunta Law, P.C. are experts at personal injury law and would like to help if you or a loved one has been effected by a brain injury due to the negligence of someone else.
Traumatic brain injuries can occur due to a car, truck, or motorcycle accident. They can also happen on-the-job, at a construction site, or due to unsafe conditions at a premise. Contact Frank Giunta, an expert at personal injury, to help today.
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About Brain Injuries
Brain Injury can be a very serious thing, no matter how minor its form is. It can permanently damage your brain’s normal functions, sometimes even leading to paralysis, stroke, or death. If you or someone you care about has experienced brain injury, call us now at 800-515-7200 for a free consultation. Frank Giunta, an expert at Personal Injury, can help you in your case, especially if the brain injury was sustained due to a vehicle accident, construction accident, or even an unsafe work premise.
When it comes to brain injury, there are many different types, each with different symptoms and severities. According to the American Association of Neurological Surgeons, these are the types of brain injuries that can be incurred due to workplace accidents, vehicle accidents, etc.:
· Hematoma: Hematoma is a blood clot inside the brain (aans.org), and can lead to life threatening conditions.
· Contusion: A contusion is a bruise on the brain, and though being such, can cause serious issues, such as the next listed item, if not being outright lethal (medicalnewstoday.com).
· Intracerebral Hemorrhage: An ICH is bleeding within the brain, and is typically caused by other brain injuries, such as contusions. (AANS.org)
· Subarachnoid Hemorrhage: SAH is similar to the ICH, though it specifically applies to a part of your brain called the subarachnoid space, which is where the cerebral spinal fluid flows around the top of your spine connecting to the brain.
· Diffuse Injuries: Diffuse injuries are a variety of microscopic injuries all throughout an area (or multiple areas) of the brain. This can happen with a lesion sometimes as well.
· Diffuse Axonal Injuries: Like the above listed item, but applying specifically to the nerve extensions within the brain allowing them to communicate. Basically, harming your brain’s ability to send and receive signals within itself and to other parts of the body. If widespread enough, this can lead to “severe disabilities” within the victim, according to the American Association of Neurological Surgeons.
· Skull Fractures: A fracture is when an impact, such as fromq