Even if you are wearing a helmet, a blow to the head from a motorcycle accident can result in serious, life-long damage to the victim's brain. If left untreated, brain injuries can lead to life-threatening blood clots and have a profound effect on your quality of life.
If you or a loved one has suffered a head injury in a motorcycle accident, it's important to obtain a full assessment of any possible brain damage that may have occurred. At The Reinecke Law Firm, attorney Tom Reinecke can advise you of the proper tests that should be performed. With offices in Santa Ana, San Diego, Los Angeles and San Francisco, we represent motorcycle accident victims throughout California.
Many motorcycle accident victims suffer from what are called "closed head injuries." The symptoms of a closed-head injury may include:
Sometimes closed-head injuries do not immediately have obvious physical symptoms. Injuries to the head may not be immediately visible at the time of the accident, and there may be no bruising, swelling, bleeding or tearing of the brain or related membranes. This is why it is so important to get continuing medical treatment after a medical treatment.
Following a motorcycle accident, an emergency room physician will perform a minimal examination to identify, diagnose, and treat life-threatening head injuries. However, since injuries to the head and brain are often invisible injuries, they may be undetectable by objective examination.
Even if an MRI scan is negative, the victim may have symptoms of a closed-head injury and need further neurological testing. If you experience any symptoms, seek medical help immediately and contact a lawyer for advice.
Attorney Tom Reinecke will be your advocate not only in dealing with the insurance company but also in advising you about your treatment options.
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