Riverside Traumatic Brain Injury Attorney

Traumatic brain injuries can have life-altering consequences for both victims and their families. If you or your loved one has suffered traumatic brain injury through someone else’s negligence, contact Hanson & Mouri in Riverside, CA today. We can help you pursue the compensation you will need on the road to recovery.

Why Choose Us?

  • We are seasoned litigators and effective advocates who will not hesitate to take your case to court if necessary. We know that bigger settlements come with being prepared to try cases.
  • Our practice is dedicated exclusively to personal injury law. We are committed to helping injured people and have more than 20 years of experience handling personal injury legal matters.
  • Our founding partner is a former defense attorney with in-depth knowledge of how insurance companies think, act, and settle claims. This gives us a distinct advantage for our clients.

What Are Traumatic Brain Injuries?

Traumatic brain injury (TBI) is a disruption in the normal function of the brain. It can be caused by a blow, bump, or jolt to the head, or by a penetrating head injury, such as a bullet wound. Older adults and children have a higher risk of sustaining traumatic brain injuries.

What Are the Symptoms of TBI?

As stated by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), symptoms of traumatic brain injury can last for days, weeks, or longer. TBI symptoms fall into four different categories:

  • Cognitive: Difficulty concentrating and thinking clearly, difficulty remembering new information, feeling slowed down.
  • Physical: Headache, fuzzy or blurry vision, dizziness, nausea or vomiting early on, balance problems, sensitivity to light or noise, tiredness, lack of energy.
  • Emotional: Irritability, nervousness or anxiety, sadness, being more emotional than normal.
  • Sleep: Sleeping more or less than usual, difficulty falling asleep.

What Are the Most Common Causes of Traumatic Brain Injuries?

According to the Mayo Clinic, the most common causes of traumatic brain injuries include:

  • Falls: This is the leading cause of TBI overall, and particularly among older adults and children. CDC states that falls accounted for 48% of all TBI-related emergency room visits in a recent year.
  • Motor vehicle collisions: Car accidents, motorcycle crashes, bicycle accidents, and pedestrian accidents are all leading causes of traumatic brain injury.
  • Violence: Domestic violence, gunshot wounds, assaults, and other acts of violence are a common cause of TBI.
  • Sports injuries: Traumatic brain injuries are not uncommon, particularly among youth, in high-impact or extreme sports, including football, soccer, boxing, baseball, hockey, skateboarding, and lacrosse.
  • Explosive blasts and combat injuries: Active-duty military personnel can sustain traumatic brain injuries from explosive blasts, penetrating wounds, falls, blows to the head with shrapnel or debris, or bodily collisions with objects following a blast.

Why You Need an Attorney

Severe traumatic brain injuries may require extensive medical treatment and time away from work. They can also cause anxiety and emotional distress for victims and their families. If the negligence of another has caused you or your loved one to suffer severe TBI, you need an experienced personal injury attorney in your corner. Our dedicated brain injury and car accident attorneys have the knowledge, skills, and resources to effectively pursue the compensation you and your family deserve.

Contact Us Today

After severe traumatic brain injuries caused by someone else’s negligence, it is critical to get a tough legal advocate on your side. Call Hanson & Mouri in Riverside today for compassionate, experienced legal representation.

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