Brain Injury Archive



What are the effects of a brain injury?

The effect of a brain injury depends on its severity, location, cause, and other factors. You may or may not experience long-term effects. According to the National Institute of Neurological Disorders and Stroke, some of the disabilities associated with brain injuries include:

  • behavior or mental health (depression, anxiety, personality changes, aggression, acting out, and social inappropriateness)
  • cognition (thinking, memory, and reasoning)
  • communication (expression and understanding)
  • sensory processing (sight, hearing, touch, taste, and smell)

More serious head injuries may result in:

  • a persistent vegetative state (PVS)
  • an unresponsive state
  • coma
  • stupor
  • vegetative state

If you believe that you or a family member may be suffering from a brain injury, it’s important to seek immediate medical attention. We may be able to help you recover damages if that injury was caused by someone else’s negligence. Give us a call at (800) 444-5000 or fill out a FREE initial consultation form and find out how we’re here to help.

What are symptoms of a brain injury?

As brain injuries can affect different areas of the brain, you may experience a variety of symptoms depending on the severity, location, and cause of the injury. These are just a few of the symptoms that may indicate you are suffering from a brain injury:

  • confusion
  • decreased control over motor movements
  • depression
  • fatigue
  • impaired thinking skills
  • memory loss
  • reduced attention and concentration
  • reduced thinking speed

If you believe that you or a family member may be suffering from a brain injury, it’s important to seek immediate medical attention. We may be able to help you recover damages if that injury was caused by someone else’s negligence. Give us a call at (800) 444-5000 or fill out a FREE initial consultation form and find out how we’re here to help.

What is the Texas Statute of Limitations for brain injury?

Texas law states there is a certain amount of time in which you can file a claim for damages after an injury occurs. This time limit is known as the Statute of Limitations. In Texas, you have two years from the date of the accident to file a claim.

To learn more about the Texas Statute of Limitations, contact Terry Bryant Accident & Injury Law at (800) 444-5000 or fill out a FREE initial consultation form.

Where can I get brain injury support?

There are a number of local and national support groups and associations designed to assist and educate you and your family in the aftermath of a brain injury, such as:

If you have questions about how an attorney may be able to help you, call Terry Bryant Accident & Injury Law at (800) 444-5000 or fill out FREE initial consultation form.

Why should I sue?

If someone else’s negligence led to you or your loved one’s brain injury, that person may be responsible for the cost associated with treating a brain injury, such as imaging tests, therapy, and surgery. Insurance coverage may be limited and may not cover the full amount of damages that resulted from an injury.

To learn more about your legal rights, contact Terry Bryant Accident & Injury Law at (800) 444-5000 or fill out FREE initial consultation form.