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Understanding the Needs and Challenges of Brain Injury Victims


One of the most common causes of serious brain injury is trauma from a significant fall or a motor vehicle accident. Trauma to the brain (traumatic brain injury, or TBI) can cause bleeding, bruising and swelling of the brain, tearing of brain tissue, shearing of the brain stem and damage to nerves. Anoxic brain injury occurs from a lack of oxygen, which may occur during childbirth, while under anesthesia or during a stroke or heart attack.

Signs of brain injury include:

Brain Mapping Types of Brain Injury

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To learn more about how a personal injury lawyer at Powers & Santola, LLP., can help you achieve financial recovery for a brain injury, contact us online or call us to schedule a free consultation in our Albany office (518-465-5995) or Syracuse office (315-308-1020).