Head and Neck Injuries
Every year, nearly two million Americans will suffer a head injury of some type and for those under the age of 44, traumatic brain injuries account for approximately 34 percent of all injury-related deaths. Head injuries are primarily caused by motor vehicle accidents, sports or physical activity or other traumatic blows to the skull, including firearms.
If you or someone you love in New Jersey has been injured and is suffering from neck, brain or head trauma, it’s important to take action immediately. First, seek medical help at once. Then, contact an experienced South Jersey head and neck injury lawyer at Graziano & Flynn, P.C. Ron Graziano, managing partner of the Cherry Hill, NJ firm, has helped many people like you receive compensation for their injuries including money to cover medical bills, lost wages and moreHead and Neck Injuries Are No Laughing Matter
It almost goes without saying that if you are in pain from any injury, regardless of which part of your body is hurt, you need to get the medical attention necessary to put you on the road to wellness. In some cases, severe injuries can take months, years and sometimes longer to heal. Some injuries, especially head and neck traumas, don’t ever heal properly and can cause lifetime pain and suffering.
Concussions, head traumas and other closed head injuries often go unnoticed by victims initially. Common symptoms include:
- Altered levels or loss of consciousness
- Internal bleeding (brain bleeds)
- Severe headaches
- Memory loss
- Blurred vision
- Slurred speech
- Drowsiness or fatigue
- Fluid discharge from the mouth, nose or ears
- Concussive syndrome is a condition in which symptoms of a concussion can last an extremely long time or come and go over a period of time
It has been proven that the long-term ramifications of head trauma can lead to a host of problems for victims. If you’ve been hurt and sustained a head or neck injury, depending on the severity, you could experience paralysis, loss of hearing, loss of vision, seizures or long term cognitive disabilities. The average cost of care for a traumatic brain injury survivor is estimated at over $151,000. If you or someone you know is dealing with a head, brain or neck injury, speak to an attorney who will fight for your rights and get you compensated for your injuries.Graziano & Flynn: Personal Injury Specialists on Your Side
If you’ve been in an accident or took a fall and hit your head or twisted your neck, get checked out by a physician — even if you are not in pain. Some of these injuries have symptoms that you cannot feel or see – such as a brain bleed. NJ personal injury lawyer Ron Graziano has had significant success with cases like yours; talk to him about your situation and find out how he can help you.
At Graziano & Flynn, P.C., we have shown great ability to win our injured clients millions of dollars in rewards. Some of these verdicts include:
- $1.8 million to a man who suffered a head injury at an amusement park
- $585,000 for a man who injured his head after falling out of a window while intoxicated
- $1.4 million earned for injuries suffered through high voltage electricity
- $590,000 for burn injuries
If you or anyone you know has suffered a head injury through a car accident, work accident, a slip and fall, or through any other means, please do not hesitate to contact Graziano & Flynn, P.C. for a free consultation. For your convenience, we can be reached by phone or by filling out our online form. We will discuss your case and, if you choose us to represent you, we will immediately get to work on making sure you get all the compensation you deserve.