Lee Law Firm logo
(973) 315-9080

Hablamos Español!

How Do Concussions Affect The Body?

Car Accidents
September 8, 2017
By
Lee Law Firm , LLC

When New Jersey residents get into car accidents, there are certain areas more prone to injury than others. The neck, back, or head are some of the most common areas and also net some of the most potentially harmful injuries. Concussions are among these, with many people underestimating their severity.

Mayo Clinic defines a concussion as the swelling of brain tissue that occurs after the brain has hit the interior of the skull. In essence, you bruise your brain by hitting your head so hard that the brain itself hits your skull. It bruises like any other part of your body, but this can be especially traumatic for the brain itself. Swelling, blood clots, and other damages can cause you to have problems with your emotions, memory, personality, and more.

Physically speaking, it can also cause you a lot of grief. You may experience balance issues, trouble reading, or difficulty comprehending conversation. Your speech may become slurred, or you can have trouble forming words or translating your idea to words. You can have a hard time concentrating on things, and may experience mobility issues which can be worsened by feelings of nausea or dizziness. You may find yourself falling or dropping things more often.

Fortunately, most concussions will heal on their own as other bruises on the body do. However, you should keep a careful eye on your concussion. Due to the location, anything that goes wrong could have massive effects on the rest of your body and your overall state of health.

Contact Our Office

At Lee Law Firm, we have extensive knowledge and experience successfully handling personal injury claims. We take all personal injury cases on a contingency basis—you won’t pay any attorney fees unless we recover compensation for your losses.

Call us at 973-315-9080 or contact us online to schedule an appointment. We are available to meet with you evenings and weekends, if necessary. We welcome all major credit cards. ¡Nosotros hablamos español!

Related Blog Post

tripping on snowy stairs

What Are Common Causes of Slip-and-Fall Accidents?

April 4, 2018
By
Lee Law Firm , LLC
Premises Liability
When residents in New Jersey like you hit the town, you expect to visit safe public places. Unfortunately, safety isn’t something you’ll get every single time. Lee Law Firm, LLC, will be here to lend a helping hand if you ever find yourself suffering due to the negligence of a public property owner. Slip-and-fall accidents […]
catastrophic pedestrian accident injury claim

What Do You Need to Prove in a Pedestrian Injury Claim?

September 20, 2023
By
Lee Law Firm , LLC
New Jersey Personal Injury Claims
The Elements of a Pedestrian Accident Injury Lawsuit Pedestrian accidents are far more common than you may believe. According to the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration, more than 75,000 pedestrians are hit by cars in the United States every year. That’s more than 200 people every day. The most common cause is distracted driving—motorists who […]
PIP LAW

The Different Types of Damages in a Personal Injury Lawsuit

April 1, 2023
By
Lee Law Firm , LLC
New Jersey Personal Injury Claims
The Losses that May Be Recovered after an Accident When you have been hurt because of the negligence or carelessness of another person, you have the right to file a legal claim, or lawsuit, asking the at-fault party to pay “damages” for your losses. Damages are generally an amount of money paid by one party […]

PROUDLY SERVING THE STATE OF NEW JERSEY

Email us using this contact form and we will quickly reach back out with answers.

lee law firm Springfield map

SPRINGFIELD OFFICE

150 Morris Ave. Suite 202 
Springfield, NJ 07081
 (973) 315-9080
(973) 315-9081
GET DIRECTIONS

NEWARK OFFICE

600 Mt. Prospect Avenue
Newark, NJ, 07104
 (973) 315-9080
(973) 315-9081
GET DIRECTIONS

SERVING AREAS

Springfield
Elizabeth
East Orange
Perth Amboy
Essex County
Passaic County
Bergen County
Hunterdon & Somerset County
Newark
Clifton
Plainfield
Jersey City
Union County
Middlesex County
Hudson County
Monmouth County
© 2024 Lee Law Firm, LLC . All Rights Reserved. Terms & Conditions | Privacy Policy
Powered By: