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What to Do if You Think You Have Suffered an Auto Accident Concussion

Whether you were injured in a car accident, crossing the street, or any other activity, it’s important that you be evaluated  for signs of concussion and seek medical treatment as soon as possible. Because a concussion is a form of a traumatic brain injury, you can’t be too careful when it comes to being checked out by a medical professional, and you should always get check out if you even suspect you have an auto accident concussion.

The top injury attorneys at Phoenix Accident and Injury Law Firm near you have more than 15 years of experience in helping clients with auto accident concussions.  Our offices are conveniently located in nearby ChandlerPeoria, and North Phoenix, and we can meet in-person or over the phone or video call.  You can contact us for a free consultation, or read on to find out more.

By the way, we will also help with other problems that have cost you sleep, like getting a rental car very soon and finding a nearby doctor who can help you. Even the best legal team isn’t good enough if your quality of life isn’t sustainable while justice and compensation are on the way. The whole point of legal action is to regain quality of life, so we help you long-term as attorneys and short-term as your go-to people.

Signs of Concussion in Adults

The signs and symptoms of an auto accident concussion are numerous. However, you need to watch yourself closely for about three weeks after a suspected concussion for any of the following symptoms:

  • Mild or moderate headaches
  • Nausea or vomiting
  • Mood changes, such as sadness, irritability or restlessness
  • Difficulty remembering things
  • Difficulty concentrating
  • Difficulty thinking and focusing
  • Drowsiness, loss of balance or dizziness
  • Ringing in the ears

If you notice any of these symptoms in yourself, seek medical attention right away. As always, if you lost consciousness after a fall or a bump on the head, or if you had a seizure, don’t wait–head to the nearest emergency room immediately.

Why Concussions Occur After an Auto Accident

Any time the body is jarred enough for the brain to hit the inside of the skull, you’re at risk for a concussion. Sudden stops, and car, pedestrian, and motorcycle accidents can result in a concussion.

Treatment for an Auto Accident Concussion

In mild cases, no special medical intervention is required. Often, a doctor will advise you to take acetaminophen (Tylenol) or ibuprofen (Motrin). Severe cases may require you to be admitted to the hospital for observation and emergency treatment.

In conclusion, if you have suffered a concussion and someone else was at fault; you can file claim against the at fault party and their insurance will discuss the potential of your claim. Get in touch with us today for your free consultation and information on how to move forward with filing a claim against the at fault party and their insurance company.

At Phoenix Accident and Injury Law Firm near you, we have more than 15 years of experience helping clients obtain compensation for their personal injuries, auto accident concussions. When you’re ready to talk, please contact our office near you to arrange a free initial consultation by phone or at our Chandler office, conveniently located in your area.

If you have suffered a neck injury, contact Phoenix Accident and Injury Law Firm in Chandler, AZ near you to speak with an experienced personal injury attorney. We provide personal injury legal services to clients in your area including ChandlerGilbertMesaScottsdale, Tempe, and Peoria.