CONCUSSION INJURIES OCCUR FREQUENTLY IN MOTOR VEHICLE COLLISIONS.
The Minneapolis injury lawyers call your attention to the fact that the victims of motor vehicle collisions, including car accidents, trucking accidents, motorcycle accidents, but in car pedestrian collisions, and bicycle collision accidents suffer from a concussion injury in approximately 60% of the cases.
POST CONCUSSION SYNDROME RESULTS FROM ACUTE CONCUSSION INJURIES.
The symptoms of a concussion injury include:
Headaches, feelings of dizziness, nausea and/ or vomiting, nose sensitivity (easily upset by loaud noise), sleep disturbance, fatigue (tiring more easily), being irritable (easily angered), feeling depressed or tearful, feeling frustrated or impatient, forgetfulness (poor memory), poor concentration, taking longer to think, blurred vision, light sensitivity (easily upset by bright light), double vision, restlessness.
When the symptoms of a concussion continue more than 90 days, the condition becomes what is known as a Post Concussion Syndrome.
CAR ACCIDENTS ARE A MAJOR CAUSE OF CONCUSSION INJURIES.
Traumatic Brain Injury research conducted by the U.S. Department of Defense, Veterans Services, reports that approximately 50% of all concussions that occur outside of combat zones are the result of motor vehicle collisions, including car accidents, trucking accidents, motorcycle collisions, car-pedestrian accidents and car-bicycle collisions.
CONCUSSION INJURIES ARE FREQENTLY OVERLOOKED BY THE MEDICAL COMMUNITY.
Reliable and respected medical research reports estimates that 75% of concussion injuries are overlooked by the medical community. The statistics collected by the Minneapolis Injury Lawyers at the Schmidt Salita Law Team demonstrate that 60% of the victims of car accidents come in with presumptive evidence of a concussion injury and approximately 75% have not been diagnosed by a health care provider.
POST CONCUSSION SYNDROME IS THE LONG-TERM DISABILITY FROM A CONCUSSION INJURY.
When the symptoms persist for more than 90 days, they are considered to be chronic and the condition carries the medical diagnosis of Post Concussion Syndrome (PCS).
The Essential Brain Injury Guide published by the Brain Injury Association of America reports that concussions are known to more than double the risk of developing Alzheimer’s disease, as well as non-Alzheimer’s dementia. Sleep disturbances have been reported in 70% of the victims. It is reported that the victims of traumatic brain injury or seven or 37% more likely to die from seizures, 12 times more likely to die from septicemia (blood system infection), four times more likely to die from pneumonia and three times more likely to die from other respiratory conditions. The amendment regular population. The guide reports that that individuals with mild traumatic brain injuries (concussions) have been found to have a significant a statistically significant reduction and long-term survival.
The Schmidt Salita Law Team Handles a Wide Variety of Personal Injury and Wrongful Death Claims.
The Schmidt Salita Law Team handles cases involving car accidents, trucking accidents, motorcycle accidents, pedestrian car accidents, and bicycle accidents. It has many years’ experience in workers compensation , products liability and medical malpractice cases.
The Schmidt Salita Law Team has extensive experience with concussion injuries, traumatic brain injuries, neck and back injuries, whiplash injuries, broken bones, injured joint injuries (knee, hip, shoulder, wrist, ankle, spinal), amputation injuries, and vision and eye injuries.
The Schmidt Salita Law Team has offices through out the State of Minnesota. Its primary location is at Ridgedale Office Center in Minnetonka, near the intersection of I394 and I494. The offices are ground level, handicap accessible with ample parking.
The Schmidt Salita Team Offers Contingent Fee Arrangements.
The firm offers contingent fee agreements (You don’t pay lawyers fees until you collect and then only as a percentage of the settlement). It also offers home and hospital visits to clients whose injuries present difficulty in coming to the office.
“PERSONAL INJURY WITH PERSONAL ATTENTION TO EACH CASE”.
The Schmidt Salita Law Team has locations throughout the Twin Cities metropolitan area of Minneapolis and St. Paul, as well as Minnetonka, Maple Grove, Plymouth, Osseo, Anoka, Coon Rapids, Brooklyn Center, Fridley, Blaine, Shoreview, Woodbury, Falcon Heights, Columbia Park, Stillwater, Hastings, Inver Grove, Cottage Grove, South St. Paul, Apple Valley, Eagan, Burnsville, Savage, Shakopee, Richfield, Bloomington, Chaska, Chanhassen, Edina, Eden Prairie, and Hopkins.