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Brain Injury and Spinal Cord Injury Attorneys in Pennsylvania
Brain damage, spinal cord injury and other trauma that is suffered in an accident can have a permanent, devastating impact on your life. Some of the more serious injuries that individuals sustain in accidents are brain and spinal cord injuries and amputation. These types of injuries frequently leave the victim requiring lifetime medical attention and render them unable to live their life the way they did before the accident.
When dealing with a traumatic brain injury or spinal cord injury, it is important that you not only seek medical attention, but retain qualified legal counsel as well. At Naftulin & Shick, our personal injury lawyers have been aggressively advocating for the rights of injured individuals for nearly 40 years. We strive to help clients obtain the compensation they deserve for their losses, including medical expenses and wage loss that may be incurred in the future. Contact an attorney at our firm today to learn more about the representation we offer.
The Effects of a Head Injury or Traumatic Brain Injury
In many situations, an injured individual may not even know that he or she has sustained a traumatic brain injury (TBI). Also sometimes called a closed head injury, some of the more common symptoms of a brain injury include:
- Loss of memory
- Loss of speech
- Individuals behaving strangely or unlike themselves
- Personality changes, depression and irritability
- Paralysis or loss of sensation on one side of the body
Spinal Cord Injury
Paralysis is one of the most obvious signs of a spinal cord injury. However, there are many subtle symptoms of spinal cord and back injury. For instance, a broken vertebra, which may not be discovered for some time following an accident, can damage your spinal cord, leading to partial or total paralysis. Seek medical care without delay after an accident or incident and do not be afraid to be aggressive with your doctor. Your health and future may hang in the balance.
Contact us at Naftulin & Shick today to further discuss your options following a brain or spinal cord injury. A free consultation is available so you can have your case assessed by a knowledgeable and experienced member of our respected legal team.
We serve Philadelphia (Philly), Montgomery, Carbon, Lehigh, Monroe, Northampton, Chester, Berks, Lehighton, Pike, Lackawanna, Luzerne and Bucks Counties, including Philadelphia, Easton, Doylestown, Lehighton, Quakertown, Allentown, Bethlehem, Jim Thorpe, Stroudsburg, Hellertown, Pike, Lakawanna, Bensalem, Wilkes-Barre, and Scranton.