How Brain Injuries Affect Children
Did you know that brain injuries send some 435,000 children under 15 to the emergency department? In many cases, brain injuries can have a severe impact on children’s health, quality of life, and cognitive development. When brain injuries are caused by someone else’s negligence, victims can recover compensation for their injury-related losses. To learn whether your child is entitled to compensation, call our office today to speak to an attorney.
What Causes Brain Injuries?
Children can suffer brain injuries in a wide variety of accidents. Some of the most common include:
- Accidents related to sports
- Car, truck, or motorcycle accidents
- Bicycle accidents
How Brain Injuries Affect Kids
Brain injuries affect kids in many ways. Some effects can be short, others long-term, and even lifelong. Some of the ways that brain injuries can affect children include:
- Challenges with regulating emotions, reasoning, sensations, and language expression
- Long or short-term personality changes
- The loss of speech, sight, hearing, taste, and muscle movement power
- The need for lifelong medical and rehabilitative treatment
Brain Injury Diagnosis and Treatment in Kids
Fortunately, early medical diagnosis and treatment can help save kids debilitating or lifelong complications. Doctors can diagnose brain injuries using a variety of techniques, including MRIs and CT scans. The severity and type of brain injury will determine the course of treatment. Some of the treatment options are:
- Various forms of rehabilitative therapy
- Referrals to brain injury specialists.
Severely injured children might require hospitalization.
Speak to a Beverly Hills Brain Injury Attorney Now
Has your child suffered brain injuries because of another person’s negligence? Call or contact our office online today to schedule a free case evaluation with a Beverly Hills brain injury attorney. We know how to hold negligent parties accountable and will work tirelessly to get you the compensation you deserve.