Articles Posted in Head Injuries

An illustration of a head showing the brainWhether sustained in a car accident, a fall, or some other kind of accident, head injuries should be taken very seriously. More severe injuries are obvious right away, but other head injuries, particularly concussions, can be more difficult to diagnose. Nonetheless, even a relatively minor head injury can result in serious consequences that can affect your life for months or even years. 

The lawyers at Slappey & Sadd help people suffering from head injuries in the Atlanta area and across the state of Georgia. If you’ve suffered a head injury due to an accident, we know what you’re facing. We’ll help you get the compensation you need to get your life back. Call us at 404-255-6677 or visit us online to schedule a free consultation and discuss how we can help you. 

Head Injuries Are Not Always Obvious Right Away

head-1058432_1280-300x200Many injuries may not manifest themselves right away, including head injuries. Immediately following the accident, you’re body is charged with adrenaline. You may also feel shaken up and somewhat disoriented, which is totally natural under the circumstances. 

Many people, unfortunately, ignore the symptoms that arise later. Listen to your body and get a thorough exam by your doctor if you don’t feel right a few days later. Head injuries can be especially difficult to self-diagnose because the symptoms are often subjective. A doctor or other medical professional can help determine whether you have suffered a concussion or other head injury.  

Symptoms of a Head Injury

The aftermath of a 3-car accidentModern safety features do a tremendous job of keeping us safe, but car accidents can still result in serious injuries. Some of the most serious injuries you can suffer are to your head, neck, or back. The most important thing you can do is get a thorough medical examination, even if you declined treatment at the scene. Nevertheless, you may want to consider contacting a personal injury attorney if you’re injured and in pain to at least understand your options.

Head Injuries

We’ve come to understand that even minor head injuries can be much more serious than we previously thought with the potential for long-term and even permanent damage. Here are some common head injuries that can result from a car accident:

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