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Frequently Asked Questions About Brain Injuries

Q: How do you prove the existence of a brain injury?

A: There are several ways in which medical and psychological professionals diagnose brain injuries. The method will depend on the nature and extent of the injury. Some examples of diagnostic tools are MRIs, CT scans, PET scans and EEGs. In addition, professionals may study a person's behaviors, movements and personality.

Q:What disabilities are associated with a brain injury?

A:There are a wide range of possible effects of a brain injury depending on the location and severity of the injury. For example, a person may have altered muscle coordination, altered sensation, memory problems or even major personality changes.

Has your loved one suffered a traumatic brain injury or spinal cord injury? Do you need to learn more about your rights under the law in the state of Connecticut in regards to these matters? For over 25 years, Polinsky Law Group, LLC has been assisting victims of TBI and spinal injury and their families obtain justice. We are now providing helpful information regarding what we’ve learned for you to better understand these types of cases. You can learn more about representation and personal injury claims in our traumatic brain injury information center below.

An Overview of Traumatic Brain Injury (TBI)

The location and severity of your brain injury will determine if the injuries are minor or serious and life threatening. The process followed indiagnosing head injuries is complex. You may experience obvious signs after the injury such as loss of motor skills and speech, or you can experience more delicate behavior changes. Therefore, if you or a loved one has suffered from brain injuries, you should contact an experienced attorney from Polinsky Law Group, LLC located in Hartford, CT. One of our personal injury lawyers will explain some of your legal options and assist you all the way to receive full compensation for the brain injuries sustained.

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Your Brain and Some of Its Functions

Your body is composed of multiple organs coordinated together to function properly. It consists of several brain lobes including the frontal lobe, temporal lobe, occipital lobe and parietal lobe. Your brain is the main control center of all the body functions, and it is more complex due to its multiple duties. In fact, scientists agree that although the brain has been studied for a long time, there is still more to learn. Therefore, there is no doubt that the brain is important for the smooth operations of the body, emotions, and reasoning. Brain injuries cause suffering and devastation to a person and his or her loved ones. In such a situation you may have legal options. Call http://www.psp-law.net/Contact.html or click here schedule a free consultation regarding your lawsuit.

About Polinsky Law Group, LLC

Polinsky Law Group LLC personal injury law firm based in Hartford and serving cities and towns throughout Connecticut offers legal representation to victims of brain injuries and spinal injury resulting from medical negligence or accidents. All our attorneys have a reputation for providing aggressive representation in personal injury cases, and they focus on helping clients to recover the maximum amount possible for any serious head injuries. Ensure you contact one of our attorneys to schedule a free consultation on your brain injury case today.

Litigation Process in Traumatic Brain Injury Cases

Cases involving brain injuries are often very difficult and complex due to several factors. This is because insurance companies and the defendants may not easily agree that you have suffered a brain injury. Several diagnostic tests don't detect brain injuries. Additionally, victims of brain injuries often suffer from memory relapse and may fail to remember all the specifics of the accident that led to their brain injuries. Although these factors make it more difficult to prove brain injuries, they don't eliminate the possibility of getting compensated for your injuries.

The Common Causes and Effects of TBI

The brain controls the body's emotions, thoughts, movements, and other vital body functions. Most brain injuries result due to slip and fall accidents, work-related accidents, diseases, car accidents, bike accidents, motorcycle accidents and birth complications. The effects of these injuries vary depending on their causes.

The Diagnoses and Treatment of Brain Injuries

It is very difficult to prove or identify permanent brain injuries because the changes that occur in a person's personality or behavior can be indirect. However, in any case of brain injury, the earlier it is diagnosed the earlier the victim can begin treatment, and the higher the chances that he or she will recover and get back to their normal lives. Call (860) 232-9959 or fill out the form to the right to schedule your complimentary consultation.

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