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Jackson Brain Injury Lawyer

A severe brain injury can have long-term, debilitating effects on the victim. If you or your loved one has suffered a brain injury caused by the negligence of another, contact The Penton Law Group, PLLC as soon as possible. Our Jackson brain injury attorneys can help you seek justice and full compensation.

Why Choose The Penton Law Group?

  • We operate on a contingency fee basis, meaning you pay no fees unless we successfully recover compensation for you.
  • We maintain a limited caseload to ensure that every client we represent gets the attention they deserve.
  • Our Jackson brain injury lawyers have over a decade of experience representing clients who have suffered a personal injury.
  • We focus solely on personal injury law – It is all we do.

Why You Need an Brain Injury Lawyer

A brain injury can have lifelong, devastating effects. If you have sustained a severe injury to the brain, it is important to recover full compensation for your losses. Our experienced brain injury lawyers have the knowledge, skills and resources to effectively pursue all the compensation you deserve. We can:

  • Investigate your accident or injury
  • Obtain and preserve evidence in your case
  • Identify responsible parties
  • Prepare a compelling case based upon evidence
  • Negotiate skillfully on your behalf for a fair settlement
  • Represent you at trial if necessary

What is Traumatic Brain Injury?

Traumatic brain injury (TBI) occurs when external trauma causes damage to the brain. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) defines TBI as a disruption in the normal function of the brain caused by a bump, blow, or jolt to the head, or by a penetrating head injury, such as a bullet wound.

Traumatic Brain Injury Symptoms

Symptoms of traumatic brain injury may be apparent immediately after the trauma, or it could take days or weeks to appear. Brain injury symptoms may vary depending on the severity of the injury, and it may take a significant amount of time and medical treatment to determine the full extent of the injury.

Mild TBI Symptoms

With mild TBI, the victim may experience:

  • Headache
  • Loss of consciousness for a few seconds or minutes
  • Drowsiness or fatigue
  • Dazed, confused, or disoriented state
  • Dizziness or loss of balance
  • Nausea or vomiting
  • Difficulties with speech
  • Blurred vision, ringing in the ears, a bad taste in the mouth, changes in sense of smell, or sensitivity to light or sound
  • Mood swings, memory or concentrations problems, feeling depressed or anxious

Moderate to Severe TBI Symptoms

Symptoms are more serious when TBI is more severe. They may include:

  • Loss of consciousness for several minutes to hours
  • Loss of coordination
  • Repeated vomiting or nausea
  • Convulsions or seizures
  • Headache that persists or worsens
  • Dilation of one or both pupils
  • Slurred speech
  • Profound confusion, agitation, combativeness, or other unusual behavior

Common Causes of Brain Injury

As stated by the Mayo Clinic, common causes of traumatic brain injury include:

  • Falls
  • Motor vehicle accidents
  • Violence
  • Sports injuries
  • Explosive blasts and combat injuries

Contact The Penton Law Group, PLLC

A brain injury can result in lifelong impairment of the injured person and can negatively impact entire families.  People living with a brain injury may require extensive medical treatment, along with physical therapy and vocational rehabilitation.

Consult with one of our Jackson car accident lawyers if you or a loved one have sustained a brain injury because of someone else’s negligence. Contact The Penton Law Group, PLLC today for the sound legal guidance you need.