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Workplace accidents could lead to traumatic brain injuries

On Behalf of | Aug 22, 2022 | Workers' Compensation

Work-related incidents can take place in the blink of an eye and the outcome of such moments could have a lingering effect on the lives of those involved. While there are many injuries workers in North Carolina might suffer during workplace accidents, few may be as devastating as traumatic brain injuries. Similar health conditions can impact various aspects of one’s life and leave a person dealing with numerous symptoms, physical and emotional alike. 

TBI symptoms 

Living with a TBI can be a devastating process, as similar types of injuries could carry a multitude of health repercussions. Those who suffer a TBI could experience bouts with frequent headaches and dizziness, or even struggle with fatigue. Such health conditions could also present with symptoms such as loss of bladder and bowel control, loss of coordination, issues with speech patterns and disrupted sleep patterns. 

Studies also indicate that traumatic brain injuries can also present a variety of cognitive challenges. Those who suffer a TBI may struggle with memory loss and lack of concentration, or even face hardships in processing information. Such a condition could also cause one to become prone to confusion or even impact a person’s behavior and lead to issues with lack of impulse control. 

After a workplace accident 

This may only cover a brief list of symptoms one might encounter after suffering a TBI in a workplace accident. It might come as no surprise that similar issues could affect one’s ability to perform job tasks and those facing a long road to recovery may be left in search of advice on their available options for aid in protecting their financial interests. Fortunately, there are attorneys in North Carolina who can help a client understand all his or her available options and assist in preparing to pursue the full amount of compensation achievable through all available outlets.