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Brain Injury

Brain Injury Can Lead to Permanent Disability

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A traumatic brain injury generally occurs from a blow or bump to the head. A penetrating object, such as a bullet, can also cause a brain injury.

Most brain injuries result from vehicle accidents. A severe fall or stroke can cause one, too.

The severity of the injury can vary. Mild injuries, such as a concussion, may lead only to temporary brain damage. Serious injuries can cause bruising, bleeding, long-term disability and even death.

Sometimes, the symptoms of a brain injury don’t happen right away. They may occur hours, day, or weeks later. Common symptoms include:

  • Headache
  • Neck pain
  • Nausea
  • Tinnitus or ringing in the ears
  • Dizziness
  • Tiredness

More severe brain injury symptoms may include:

  • Nausea
  • Seizures
  • Slurred speech

If you sustained a brain injury due to someone else’s carelessness, you may be entitled to damages.

How Weitz & Luxenberg Can Help

As a nationally recognized personal injury law firm, Weitz & Luxenberg is committed to helping clients win cases. For more than 25 years, we have dedicated ourselves to holding irresponsible practitioners accountable, and we have won $17 billion for our clients.

We would feel privileged to assist you. For a free consultation and more information about your legal options, please call us at 800-476-6070. If you prefer, you can complete our form, and our client relations representative will contact you shortly.

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  • Joan S. ‘s Story

    The loss of my husband Albert in 2009 was magnitudes of grief and tragedy. Gone was the love of my life. But also gone was the adored grandfather of a mentally and physically disabled child who had lost her own father -- Albert's and my son -- just two years before. If not for Weitz & Luxenberg, what's left of my family would never have had the opportunity to see justice done. I really believe that.

    - Joan S. NY
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