Traumatic brain injuries (TBI) affect thousands of people all around the world. People living with TBI suffer from varying levels of depression, irritability, mood swings, cognitive difficulties, and even physical problems such as trouble balancing, dizziness, blurred vision, and vomiting. TBI often go undetected for years. If you or a loved one believes you are suffering from a TBI, see a doctor as soon as possible.
One of the leading causes of traumatic brain injuries is medical malpractice, especially among children during childbirth. A common mistake made by health care providers is the improper use of forceps or vacuums to deliver an infant. Mistakes made during such a delicate procedure can affect a child’s development for the rest of his or her life.
There are two types of TBI. A progressive brain injury is caused by a genetic or developmental problem with the child, and it tends to get worse over time. A non-progressive brain injury implies that the injury was the result of a onetime incident. Some common non-progressive brain injuries include but are not limited to:
It can sometimes be difficult to determine if medical malpractice or other negligence-based action caused a traumatic brain injury. Contacting a skilled Massachusetts traumatic brain injury attorney to investigate your case, provide you with legal counsel, and if necessary, defend you in court, will prove helpful.
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