Maryland Traumatic Brain Injury Attorneys
If you believe that a third-party may have been responsible for all or part of your brain injury, it’s imperative to get sound legal counsel as quickly as possible. Statues of limitation may apply – meaning that there may be a “ticking clock” regarding when you can file your claim. If you sign statements, testify to an insurance adjuster, or even give oral testimony to anyone regarding your injury without consulting your Maryland brain injury attorney first, you risk undermining a potentially actionable claim.
What Are Some Causes of Brain Injury?
Traumatic brain injuries can be caused by a vast and diverse catalogue of harms. According to statistics compiled by the Center for Disease Control (CDC) in Atlanta, automobile accidents are the number one cause of head injuries in the United States.
During the rapid deceleration that often accompanies a car accident, the brain can literally get knocked around inside the skull. As a result, the delicate axons that relay electrical signals can get stressed, sheared, and even ruptured. This can cause the brain to swell, and the patient may suffer stroke, bleeding, or other serious injuries.
Exposure to certain toxic chemicals can also lead to traumatic brain injury. For instance, individuals who attempt suicide by inhaling carbon monoxide from an automobile exhaust pipe can suffer traumatic brain injury, death of neural tissue, long-term memory loss, cognitive impairment, and emotional imbalance. Lab workers exposed to chemical spills, nuclear leaks, or airborne pollutants can likewise suffer traumatic brain injury.
Projectile injuries to the skull can, obviously, cause serious and perhaps irreparable harm. Bullet injuries, knife injuries, sports-related injuries, and other physical assaults to the head can cause both diffuse brain damage and local, focused damage.
Exposure to pesticides, certain chemical solvents, lead, carcinogenic agents, and even allergens can lead to various types of TBI.
Contact Alpert Schreyer, LLC Immediately to Discuss Your Maryland Brain Injury Claim
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