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What is a traumatic brain injury?

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A traumatic brain injury is a form of acquired brain injury which usually occurs when a sudden trauma causes damage to the brain. Traumatic brain injuries can result when a violent blow to the head occurs or if an object pierces the skull and enters the brain tissue. Symptoms of a traumatic brain injury range depending on if the traumatic brain injury is moderate or severe. Traumatic brain injuries are very time sensitive in the sense that depending on how soon a person experiencing severe trauma to the head receives medical attention may depend on the severity of the traumatic brain injury. Treatment for a traumatic brain injury may vary depending on the severity of the injury to the brain.  
 

Frank J. Dito, Jr.
Car accident, personal injury and workers’ compensation attorney serving Staten Island and Brooklyn New York.