A brain injury can easily come from a fall down the stairs, a sports accident, a car accident, and especially a motorcycle accident. It is very important to take all the proper precautions when your head is injured in any kind of way. You never know when your brain could have suffered severe injuries and you always want to check it out if you are unsure. The best way to do this is through a brain scan (MRI).

When the brain endures an accident, like a car accident, for example, it is jolted forward then backward (like the old TV commercials with the crash-test dummies). As a result of this, the brain could potentially be bruised in the front AND in the back. Since the brain is so sensitive (almost like hard jello) this could cause a concussion or even more serious injuries. One helpful tip is that if you are involved in an accident, be sure to seek medical attention even if you don’t feel any pain at first. The reason for this is that if you don’t seek that attention right away and you have suffered injuries from the accident it may negatively affect your case when it comes down to it in the long run. That is why it is so important that if you are involved in any kind of accident due to the negligence of others to seek representation from an experienced, well-known attorney.

Attorneys, like us here at the Brooks Law Group, have plenty of experience with Brain Injury Cases and are here to help. One thing that we would like to share with you is that if you have suffered a head injury as a result of an accident, don’t talk to ANYONE about it. Don’t talk about who was at fault and don’t talk to any insurance companies about ANYTHING. That is what we are here for. We are here to take care of all of that for you. We can and WILL help.

Steve was born in New Orleans, Louisiana. As was the practice for new doctors his father worked day and night during his medical residency at Charity Hospital there. Steve comes from a long line of doctors. His father, his grandfather, his great grandfather, even two uncles were all specialists and/or surgeons in their chosen medical specialties, including internal medicine specialist, obstetrics / gynecology, neurosurgery and general practice / surgery. His great-great grandfather was the Surgeon General of Ohio during the Civil War.