A closed head injury can be entirely unpredictable. It can result in sudden and immediate disability in some individuals where others may suffer symptoms much more subtle, but just as serious. It can be caused in relatively low-impact accidents, and even occur without any external physical injury.
If you or a loved one has suffered a closed head injury in Massachusetts, contact the experienced Franklin head injury accident attorneys at Wood & Gresham, P.C. We can help you get all the compensation you deserve.
Experienced And Knowledgeable Lawyers
For most of their legal careers, our firm's partners, Daniel Wood and David Gresham, have focused on personal injury, including serving as defense counsel in the insurance industry. Together, their experience totals more than 30 years. When you hire us, you get knowledgeable and experienced attorneys.Sustain a serious head injury in Massachusetts? Call the closed head injury attorneys at Wood & Gresham, P.C. Your initial consultation is free. To get started, call 508-384-2008 or complete the online form.
Closed Head Injury Symptoms
Symptoms of a closed head injury can include, but are not limited to:
- Post-concussion syndrome
- Brain damage
- Cognitive impairment
- Personality changes
- Mood disorders
- Inability to concentrate
- Blurred vision
In a closed head injury, the injured person suffers traumatic brain injury (or TBI). Closed head injuries have numerous causes, including:
Closed head injuries can be caused by almost any violent or sudden trauma to the head.
Three Categories Of Traumatic Brain Injury
According to the Mayo Clinic, there are three types of traumatic brain injury: mild, moderate and severe. However, even if your traumatic brain injury is categorized as mild, it is still a serious situation, as the effects that last a lifetime. These effects include physical, emotional, cognitive and behavioral changes. Sometimes physical, speech and other types of therapy may continue throughout life.No matter the category of traumatic brain injury, in addition to receiving medical care, it is also wise to consult an experienced and knowledgeable Foxborough head injury attorney.
Evidence Of Traumatic Brain Injury
In many cases, physical evidence of serious trauma, including concussions, brain swelling or hematomas may show up in MRIs or X-rays. But even where there is no physical sign of damage, traumatic brain injury can still be diagnosed. We can help find the right resources and knowledgeable professionals to support and establish your claim.
Before you accept a reduced settlement or give up on a denied insurance claim, make sure you talk to an attorney you can trust. As a contingency fee based firm, we front the costs and expenses of handling your case, and we only recover our attorney's fees once we have recovered a judgment or settlement in your favor.
Sustain A Head Injury? Here's What You Do.
If you or a loved one has sustained a head injury, consult a doctor or visit an emergency room immediately. Follow your doctor's instructions and ask about all the necessary testing, including MRI scans and CT scans.
Then contact the experienced closed head injury lawyers at Wood & Gresham, P.C., in Wrentham to discuss your legal options. We offer free consultations and can travel to meet you at your home or in the hospital. o get started, call 508-384-2008 or complete the online form.