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Head and Neck Injuries

Head and Neck Injuries

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Atlanta Head Injury Attorneys
Fighting for Compensation After
A Serious or Catastrophic Accident

Head and neck injuries are among the most serious after an accident.

Whether you’ve been injured in a car crash, a slip and fall accident, or some other incident, your head injury could change your life forever. You may be unable to work, pay your bills, or properly care for your family. If you suffered a severe head or neck injury due to someone else’s negligence, the experienced Atlanta head injury attorneys at Gilormo Injury Law can help you get the compensation you deserve.

Symptoms of a Head or Neck Injury

There is a broad spectrum of symptoms when it comes to head and neck injuries, ranging from subtle to severe. Thanks to recent developments in medicine, medical professionals now recognize that even mild symptoms can point to a serious injury. If you’ve been in an accident and are experiencing any of the following symptoms, we strongly encourage you to talk to your doctor as soon as possible:

  • Memory loss
  • Persistent or recurring headaches
  • Loss of sleep
  • Clouded thinking, difficulty concentrating
  • Dizziness
  • Nausea
  • Sensitivity to light and noise
  • Tingling in extremities, loss of motor control
  • Slurred speech

Many of these symptoms are subjective in that only you can feel them. The fact that they may not be obvious to others, doesn’t mean they aren’t real.

The Most Common Head Injuries After an Accident 

Head injuries range from mild to severe, but even mild head injuries can result in permanent damage, which is why our Atlanta head injury attorneys urge every client to seek immediate medical attention after an accident that involved trauma above the shoulders.

  • Concussions are perhaps the most common and most well-known head injury. They are the result of forces exerted on the head that causes the brain to move within the skull.
  • Skull fractures occur when the skull bone is broken as the result of force to the head.
    An intracranial hematoma is a collection of blood within the skull, typically caused by ruptured blood vessels as the result of trauma to the head.
  • Hemorrhaging is uncontrolled bleeding around or inside the brain resulting from a head injury sustained in an accident.
  • Edema occurs when the brain swells as a result of the accident. This may sound minor, but it can be a very serious injury because the brain is pressed against the skull.
  • Traumatic brain injuries impact your ability to complete basic functions.

Anyone of these injuries can be very serious by itself. Together, they can have serious long-term consequences for your health.

About Traumatic Brain Injuries

The phrase “traumatic brain injury” is somewhat misleading as it is often assumed that these injuries are limited only to head injuries that require hospitalization. However, this is not the case. The CDC defines a traumatic brain injury as one that results in a “disruption in the normal function of the brain that can be caused by a bump, blow, or jolt to the head, or penetrating head injury.” Traumatic brain injuries (TBIs) encompass many head and neck injuries including:

  • Mild traumatic brain injuries include concussions and other injuries where you lost consciousness for 30 minutes or less.
  • Moderate traumatic brain injuries are those where you lost consciousness anywhere from 30 minutes to 24 hours.
  • Severe traumatic brain injuries are marked by a loss of consciousness for 24 hours or more.

Both moderate and severe brain injuries require hospitalization and you could be facing months or years of recovery, which results in overwhelming medical expenses and often an inability to work for an extended period of time. If you’ve suffered a traumatic brain injury, you should speak with the Atlanta head injury attorneys at our firm to make sure your rights are protected. You may be able to take legal action to help pay your medical bills and compensate for your loss of function.

Whiplash Head and Neck Injuries After an Atlanta Car Accident

Whiplash is one of the most common neck injuries, often seen as the result of rear-end car accidents. It is caused by sudden, forceful back-and-forth movement of the head, resulting in a whip-like motion in the neck. Whiplash results in a strain of the muscles and ligaments in the neck and causes damage to the spinal discs and other parts of the neck. After an accident you may experience the following whiplash symptoms:

  • Headaches at the base of the skull
  • Stiffness and pain in the neck, shoulders, or upper back
  • Tingling and numbness in the arms
  • Loss of range of motion

While not life-threatening, whiplash can cause severe discomfort and leave you unable to work or take care of your family. Sometimes whiplash results in permanent damage if left untreated.

Our Atlanta Head Injury Attorneys Outline Steps to Checking if You Have an Injury

Accidents are sudden, traumatic events. Immediately afterward your body is flooded with adrenaline as a way of protecting itself from further harm. Unfortunately, this surge of adrenaline can mask the symptoms of a head or neck injury. As a result, it’s not uncommon for people to feel “fine” immediately after their accident, only to begin experiencing symptoms several days later.

To further complicate matters, head injuries are difficult to recognize. We’re inclined to think that we’re just feeling “off” or maybe we didn’t sleep well. We tell ourselves that it will go away on its own, or that it’s not something to worry about. Left untreated, a head or neck injury can lead to permanent damage.

If you’ve been in an accident and suspect that you’ve suffered a head or neck injury, listen to your body and get a thorough medical exam after your personal injury accident. If your doctor confirms that you have a head or neck injury, the next step is to speak with the Atlanta head injury attorneys at Gilormo Injury Law.

Our Atlanta Head Injury Attorneys Answer Your Questions

  What is my head injury claim worth? Read More

While it’s impossible to provide an exact number without understanding the details of your accident, our experienced Atlanta head injury attorneys can provide you with an estimate during your initial consultation. The value of your personal injury claim will be determined based on:

  • Your medical expenses, both uncovered and those covered by insurance
  • Any lost income as a result of the accident
  • Any other financial losses
  • Your pain and suffering

  My loved one suffered a head injury in a Georgia accident caused by someone else and subsequently died. Do I have a claim? Read More

If your loved one was killed as a result of someone else’s negligence, you may be able to pursue a wrongful death claim. Wrongful death claims are complex. It is advisable to contact the Atlanta head injury attorneys at our firm as soon as possible to determine if you have a wrongful death claim.

  I said I felt fine at the scene of the accident and declined medical treatment. Have I waived my rights? Read More

No. You can still pursue a claim for your injuries even if you felt fine immediately after the accident.

  The insurance company is offering to send me a check to cover any medical expenses, but I’m not sure whether I’ll need further treatment. What do I do? Read More

Do not accept their payment. Once you do, you will have waived all rights to further compensation. You should discuss your case with an Atlanta head injury attorney as soon as possible – they can help you navigate the insurance process and understand your options.

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Contact the Atlanta Head Injury Attorneys at Gilormo Injury Law for a Free Consultation

If you or a loved one has suffered a head or neck injury, you need someone on your side. Atlanta head injury attorney Amber Gilormo is dedicated to providing compassionate representation to her clients to make sure they get the compensation they deserve. We serve clients in all of Greater Atlanta, including, Alpharetta and Cumming.  If you would like a free consultation to discuss your case,

Call us at 770-343-7101 or fill out our online contact form today.

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