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Closed Head Injuries

Closed Head Injury Lawyer

Experienced Closed Head Injury Attorneys Serving Tampa Bay, Clearwater, Bradenton, Spring Hill and New Port Richey

 

When a person is involved in a traumatic event, such as a fall, auto accident, or sporting event contact, the first reaction is to look for obvious signs of injury such as bruising, swelling, cuts, abrasions etc.We all know from recent concern about professional football players, that closed head injuries are common, and unfortunately,immediate recognition of theclosed headinjurydoesn’t always occur.
After any trauma to the body, with no obvious signs of head injury, we need to be aware of the development of symptoms post accident.Closed head injuries, such as concussions, can manifestthemselves at a later time as the bruised brain swells inside the skull.Some obvious signs include headache, vision impairment, dizziness, or prolonged sleep.The more severe closed head injuries may require surgery to ease the swelling, and allow the brain room to expand.

Drastic medical treatment such as, induced coma may be necessary to prevent death or serious long-term impairment of function. If you or a loved one has experienced a traumatic event like the one described above, it is important to seek legal advice from a closed head injury attorney. With the guidance of a trained closed head injury lawyer, you can take the steps needed to seek the justice you deserve. As closed head injury lawyers on the West Coast of Florida we deal with these issues on a frequent basis.

It is important to seek immediate medical treatment upon an accurate and promt diagnosis, as well as, proper legal advice from a closed head injury attorney as soon as possible. The lasting effects of a serious closed head injury can result in future seizures, or impairment of brain function, which may be disabling. In any action to recover damages, the inquiry not only involves how the incident occurred, and who was at fault, but whether there was proper medical treatment to diagnose and treat the conditions brought on by the closed head injury.

At Carlson, Meissner, Hart & Hayslett, our closed head inury lawyers are here to help. Call for a free consultation with a closed head injury attorney today.

Carlson, Meissner, Hart & Hayslett, P.A., fighting for our clients rights in closed head injury cases in Clearwater,TampaBradentonSpring HillNew Port Richey and St. Petersburg. We serve Pinellas, Pasco, Manatee, Hillsborough and Hernando counties in Florida.