If your child has been involved in a serious accident regarding some trauma to the head then chances are your child could have suffered from a traumatic brain injury or a concussion. These injuries are often times caused by a blunt trauma force to the head which can result from blows, jolts, motor vehicle accidents, violent sudden movements and basically any type of injury that causes the brain to come in contact with the skull. If your child has received some type of head trauma it is highly advisable that you contact 911 and have your child transported to the hospital emergency room immediately. You should also contact an experienced CT child injury lawyer as soon as possible.
Concussions and other head injuries can be caused by a great number of accidents including car accidents, sporting accidents, slip and fall accidents, bicycle accidents, pedestrian accidents or hit-and-run accidents. If your child has incurred some type of head trauma you should be mindful of the fact that there are a great number of problems which can occur. You should be on the lookout for at least the following symptoms, which does not include by any stretch of the imagination an all inclusive list:
- Blurred vision
- Attention or memory problems
- Sensitivity to light or noise
- Difficulty in standing or holding one’s balance
- Difference in pupil sizes
- An apparent slowness or difference in the behavior of your child
You should make sure that these problems and/or issues are brought to the attention of your child’s treating physician, or other healthcare provider, so that your child receives the proper treatment.
There are a number of studies that have shown that once a child suffers a concussion, a subsequent head trauma can cause more severe injuries. It is important that you monitor and report these problems as soon as they occur so that they are treated as quickly as possible. It is also important that you contact an experienced CT child injury attorney. If your child’s injuries have been caused by the fault of another, you can investigate what types of damages and liability are present and determine how you should be proceeding with your child’s injury case. You can visit our website at www.HCWLAW.com and download a free copy of our child injury book to learn more about what you should be doing and what you should not be doing as it relates to your child’s Connecticut injury case. Please call our toll-free number at 888-244-5480 and speak with one of our experienced CT child injury lawyers. We will also be happy to set up a free, in office consultation where we can discuss the facts of your child’s Connecticut injury case with you and advise you as to what you should be doing.
Our CT child injury attorneys take these cases on a contingency fee basis and advance the cost of properly develop your child’s case. If there is no recovery then you will owe us no legal fees and no costs. We want to take all of the financial risk in representing your child so that you can concentrate on what’s most important which is making sure that your child recovers as quickly as possible from the injuries sustained in their accident. Do not delay and make a mistake in attempting to represent your child by dealing directly with the insurance company of the at fault party. Get this free valuable information today which could end up saving you thousands of dollars that you might otherwise lose by dealing directly with the insurance company.