Head & Brain Injuries  

Brain Injury Lawyers in Omaha, NE

Suffering from a TBI? Get the Compensation You Deserve!

At Carlson & Burnett, we provide attentive representation to clients who have suffered head and brain injuries. We understand that a serious head or brain injury could have long-term effects, preventing you from maintaining gainful employment and from doing the things you once enjoyed. If you have suffered a head or brain injury, you may be able to receive compensation for medical expenses, pain and suffering, emotional distress, lost wages, and other damages.

Contact our Omaha brain injury lawyers today to discuss your case in a free consultation.

Head Injuries – Causes & Types

Head injuries affect the scalp, skull, or brain, and are often caused by blunt force trauma. This may cause bruising, inflammation, bleeding, or swelling of the brain. Car accidents, slip and fall incidents, and other types of accidents could lead to head and brain injuries. Serious head injuries may require extensive medical treatment, such as medication and surgery. Common types of head injuries include skull fractures, hematomas, hemorrhaging, and traumatic brain injuries.

Symptoms of Head & Brain Injuries

Traumatic brain injuries are a leading cause of death and disability in the U.S. They are often considered catastrophic, because they prevent victims from maintaining gainful employment. Short-term symptoms of traumatic brain injuries may include bleeding, pain, dizziness, coma, and bruising.

Long-term symptoms of a traumatic brain injury include:

  • Cognitive symptoms – difficulty understanding language, loss of gross or fine motor skills, slurred speech, inability to concentrate, memory loss (amnesia), and confusion
  • Physical symptoms – dizziness, appetite changes, insomnia or other sleep disorders, loss of bladder and bowel control, chronic pain, headaches, and seizures
  • Sensory symptoms – blurred vision, tinnitus, vision or hearing loss, difficulty interpreting textures and temperatures, loss of taste or smell, and difficulty judging distance
  • Behavioral/emotional symptoms – personality changes, anxiety, depression, antisocial behaviors, aggression, irritability, impulsiveness, and mood swings

Depending on the severity of the symptoms, victims may need intensive medical treatment. Rest, anti-inflammatory pain medication, and cold packs may promote healing for a mild head injury. Surgery, physical therapy, medication, behavioral therapy, and other types of therapy may be necessary for patients coping with the long-term symptoms of a severe brain injury.

Call Carlson & Burnett Today at (402) 810-8611

If you or a loved one have suffered a head or brain injury because of someone else’s negligence, Carlson & Burnett is here to help. We truly care about our clients, and will work tirelessly to build your case as you seek financial relief. With years of experience and a passion for justice, our Omaha brain injury attorneys will answer your questions, help you file the necessary documents, and represent you tenaciously from start to finish.

Contact our firmtoday to speak with a member of our team. We offer free consultations.

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