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For most people, a traumatic brain injury doesn’t even cross their mind after a car crash. Yet, the risk of one, even in a minor crash, can be higher than expected. In fact, car crashes are the second leading cause of traumatic brain injuries.
But what exactly is a traumatic brain injury (TBI)? Most people are aware of what a Severe TBI is- loss of consciousness, amnesia, or death. But, the lesser known Mild and Moderate TBIs can have severe impact in a persons life, and many go untreated for years.
Mild Traumatic Brain Injury
- Sometimes called a concussion
- They are very common.
- May not show up on MRIs or CT Scans
- Memory Issues
- Difficulty sleeping
Moderate traumatic brain injury
- May or May not show up on MRIs or CT scans
- Emotional Disorders
- Sensitivity to Sound
- Sensitivity to Light
At Davis Legal, we have developed a process that helps clients get a proper diagnosis if a Mild or Moderate Traumatic Brain Injury is suspected. We will get you the medical attention and help you need.
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Traumatic Brain injuries (TBIs) can be extremely life-changing: symptoms can include anything from fatigue to depression. There are 3 recognized levels: Mild, Moderate, and Severe, and each level comes with an intense physical and emotional struggle by the person suffering. Here are 5 TBI Myths and the truth behind them. Want to watch the video