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Concussions

When an accident occurs, most people try to protect their head. That’s because it’s the epicenter of the human body, and if it suffers injury, a person may experience long-term consequences. The most common type of head injury, however, is a concussion. Concussions are a type of brain trauma that is caused by impact with a significant force. While one concussion should not be life-threatening, the more you have, the more extreme the side-effects can be.

If you or someone you know has suffered a concussion because of another party’s negligence, you may be able to file for damages. For legal advice, contact a Cincinnati personal injury lawyer at Stepleton Dugan, LLC today at 513-321-7733.

Common Causes of Concussions

While a person may suffer a concussion from virtually anything, there are some activities during which a concussion is more likely to occur. For example:

  • Contact sports, such as football, hockey, or soccer
  • Car or bicycle accidents
  • Assault
  • Slipping and falling

Symptoms of Concussions

If you have been involved in an accident where you hit your head, you may have a concussion. Common symptoms include:

  • Loss of consciousness
  • Severe headache
  • Memory loss
  • Nausea/vomiting
  • Confusion
  • Unequally sized pupils

It is important to recognize a concussion after it has happened, as there are suggested ways of dealing with one. For example, most people feel extremely sleepy and wish to take a nap; however, this is not safe. Following a concussion, a person should not be allowed to sleep for more than 30 minutes at a time, as serious brain damage can result.

Contact Us

If you or someone you love has suffered from a concussion due to the negligence of another person, you may be entitled compensation. Contact a Cincinnati personal injury lawyer at Stepleton Dugan, LLC today at 513-321-7733 to learn more about your legal options.





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