Car accidents are dangerous, and the impact of even a relatively minor car accident can leave you seriously injured. One factor that complicates the matter further is that some injuries, such as concussions, can initially be asymptomatic, which can translate to victims failing to receive the medical attention they need until the condition has worsened and become more difficult to effectively treat. If another driver’s negligence leaves you with a concussion – or any other kind of serious injury – don’t delay consulting with an experienced Illinois car accident lawyer.
A concussion is a form of traumatic brain injury (TBI), which is a type of injury that is generally caused by either a blow to the head or by the violent shaking of the head, and concussions are very common in car accidents. In fact, many victims of concussions don’t recognize that they even experienced a bump to the head or that their heads were shaken in the course of the accident.
Concussions are serious injuries (made all the more so by the fact that they can be difficult to identify), and they are also unpredictable. Most victims of concussions do not pass out, but this does not mean the effects are not serious – and sometimes long-lasting.
There are several symptoms that are commonly associated with concussions that you should pay attention to if you or someone love experiences them following a car accident:
The savvy car accident attorneys at The Horwitz Law Group – serving the greater Chicago area – take great pride in helping clients like you obtain beneficial case resolutions that cover their full range of damages. We’re here to help, so please don’t wait to contact us for more information today.
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