It’s unfortunate, but many people who are involved in moderate or severe car collisions end up with brain injuries. Brain trauma can have life-changing effects, like losing your ability to stay focused.
While that might not seem like the most devastating consequence, it can be very difficult to maintain a job or normal life if your attention is affected by a brain injury. Memory, attention and concentration can all be impacted depending on the area of the brain that has been injured. In a serious case, a patient may have amnesia or lose their short-term memory. Rarely, they can lose their long-term memories as well.
For someone with these symptoms, something as simple as a simple interruption can disrupt an entire day. That’s why so much time is spent with victims of brain injuries focusing on occupational rehabilitation and memory care. Helping build those connections again, relearning fluid vocabulary and speech and being able to organize thoughts isn’t always simple, but it’s something that can be worked on with medical support.
As a victim of a car crash who has a serious brain injury, you may be dealing with similar issues. If you’re caring for someone with a brain injury, you may have noticed this issue as well. Being patient, using techniques like writing down ideas or thoughts and going through the right medical therapies can be helpful. Your attorney will take time to fight for appropriate compensation so that you or the person you are caring for are able to get the care that is needed to overcome the challenges that can exist due to a serious brain injury.