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Neurological Disorders Caused by Catastrophic Injuries

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In the United States, traumatic brain injuries are the leading cause of death among both children and adults, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC). However, in cases where these catastrophic injuries do not lead to death, survivors are prone to developing neurological disorders, which can impair memory, thinking, and lead to emotional problems. At the Law Offices of James A. Welcome in Connecticut, our catastrophic injury attorney has helped hundreds of clients and is backed by more than 15 years of experience. If you developed a neurological disorder that was caused by a traumatic brain injury, you can rely on our team to assist you in obtaining the compensation you need during this difficult time.

Get started on your case today and contact the Law Offices of James A. Welcome in Connecticut at (203) 806-7922 to schedule a consultation!

What is a Neurological Disorder?

Neurological disorders are not only difficult for individuals who live with them, but for their close friends and family as well. That said, hundreds of neurological disorders exist and can affect a person in a myriad of ways, depending on the injury that caused it. Some neurological conditions can affect memory while others might affect the ability to perform normal movement patterns. Regardless of the type of neurological disorder one has, however, there is no doubt that its effects are lifechanging.

Here are some of the most common neurological disorders that often result from catastrophic brain injuries:

  • Alzheimer’s disease and dementia: These types of conditions severely affect a person’s ability to think and memory capabilities. Although it is commonly associated with the aging process, these types of conditions can develop in those who sustained traumatic brain injuries.
  • Parkinson’s disease: Those suffering from Parkinson’s disease often experience tremors in the face, arms, hands, jaw, and legs. Additionally, balance and coordination might also be impaired. Many studies have noted a strong link between traumatic brain injuries and Parkinson’s disease.
  • Epilepsy: Those suffering from epilepsy can experience a range of different seizures caused by abnormal electrical activity in the brain. Traumatic brain injuries can cause epilepsy in the immediate aftermath or in the months and years following the injury.
  • Multiple Sclerosis (MS): No one knows for certain what causes MS, but it is believed that chronic infections and traumatic brain injuries trigger this condition.

These are just a handful of neurological disorders linked to or caused by traumatic brain injuries. Many other types of neurological disorders can arise from sustaining this type of catastrophic injury, so it is crucial to seek medical attention as soon as possible to receive a diagnosis and begin treatment.

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If you developed a neurological disorder after sustaining a traumatic brain injury in an accident caused by negligence, the team at the Law Offices of James A. Welcome has the knowledge and experience to help you hold the responsible party accountable for your suffering.

Contact us today at (203) 806-7922 to request a consultation to discuss the details of your case!

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