Navigation

Contact Us Now Get Your Free Consultation
FREE
CONSULTATION
  • This field is for validation purposes and should be left unchanged.
FEATURED
ON NEWS
  • am640-logo
  • chch
  • city-tv-
  • cp24
  • ctv
  • global-news
  • omni
  • q107
  • sn590

Traumatic Brain Injuries

Traumatic brain injury, also called TBI, occurs when the brain is injured by a sudden force or trauma. The brain can be driven into the side of the skull by a sudden blow, or by the force of shaking or “whiplash”. In either case, the brain can suffer bruising and swelling, and in some cases the impact will be sufficient to tear blood vessels in the brain, causing intracranial bleeding. In these types of cases, it is important to consult with a Toronto traumatic brain injury lawyer as soon as possible to discuss your case and file an injury claim. An experienced injury lawyer can assist in compiling evidence on your behalf and ensuring you know what to expect at each step of the legal process.

Impact of a TBI

If the trauma results in damage to the skull itself, such as a crack or break, the trauma is considered a penetrating head injury. More difficult to diagnose are closed head injuries, in which the brain is injured but the skull remains undamaged. This can occur from a blow or impact, or from severe back-and-forth shaking, such as whiplash. Babies and small children can suffer such injuries from being shaken, the so-called “shaken baby syndrome”.

In any case of closed head TBI, it is necessary to study the symptoms that follow the accident in order to diagnose the condition. Anyone who has sustained a blow to the head or whiplash-like injuries should be evaluated by a medical professional to determine if TBI has taken place. In many cases, the symptoms may be so slight as to escape the victim’s notice, but if treatment is not available, further injury can develop. Often the symptoms may be delayed for many hours until swelling in the brain reaches a point that if affects the victim.

Severity

TBI can cause serious, life-threatening events and can result in permanent irreversible damage to the brain. It can lead to paralysis, seizures, blindness, memory loss, impaired communication skills, and many other disabilities. Symptoms may be as obvious as coma or as subtle as a change in emotional behavior. TBI can have a profound effect on quality of life, including the inability to work, inability to interact socially and within the family, loss of normal body skills, etc. For these reasons, anyone who suffers this type of injury due to another person should consult with a Traumatic brain injury lawyer in Toronto

Consulting With a Lawyer

TBI can cause serious, life-threatening events and can result in permanent irreversible damage to the brain. Contact a Toronto traumatic brain injury lawyer today.

Preszler Law Injury Lawyers

Preszler Law Firm

Preszler Law Firm 151 Eglinton Ave W, Toronto, ON M4R 1A6
416-364-2000 416-364-7027
Preszler Law Firm
151 Eglinton Ave W, Toronto, ON M4R 1A6 Toronto, Canada
416-364-2000 416-364-7027 FB Twitter Instagram YouTube Google LinkedIn
Preszler Law Injury Lawyers

Preszler Law Firm

For over 57 years, Preszler Law Firm has represented persons from all walks of life in virtually every type of situation. We have learned that whether you have suffered a personal injury in a motor vehicle accident , slip and fall , or in any other way, you must have a reputable and experienced law firm on your side in order to be fully compensated.
151 Eglinton Ave W, Toronto, ON M4R 1A6 Toronto, Canada
416-364-2000 416-364-7027