Stress can do strange things to your mind, and there is no denying that a serious car crash can be a stressful event. If you find yourself forgetting an important event, having trouble communicating what you want to say, or having difficulty controlling your emotions in the days after your car wreck then you may be wondering if you are reacting to the stress of the car accident or if you have suffered a more significant traumatic brain injury.

Don’t Wonder: Find Out If You’ve Suffered a Merriam Traumatic Brain Injury

If you have any suspicion that you may have a suffered a traumatic brain injury in a Merriam car accident then it is important to get immediate medical attention. A doctor’s prompt diagnosis and treatment plan can help you manage your pain and prevent your injury from worsening while you focus on your physical recovery.

The following are symptoms of a traumatic brain injury that you should take seriously and report to your doctor after a car crash:

  • Head pain.
  • Difficulty understanding others.
  • Difficulty communicating.
  • Memory loss.
  • Difficulty paying attention.
  • Changes in vision, hearing, smell or sense of touch.
  • Balance problems.
  • Fatigue.
  • Seizures.
  • Behavioral or emotional changes.

Of course, this list does not cover all potential symptoms of a traumatic brain injury and you should always contact your doctor if you’ve hit your head, if you are in pain, or if you experience anything out of the ordinary.

Have You Or A Loved One Suffered A Brain Or Spinal Cord Injury?

If you've suffered a brain or spinal cord injury you need to speak with an experienced attorney as soon as possible. Please contact us online or call our office directly at 816.471.5111 to schedule your free consultation.

 

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James Roswold is a Kansas & Missouri personal injury, workers comp, and medical malpractice attorney.