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Seizures After Brain Trauma

Although the brain is encased in the hard, protective skull, sometimes this bone is not enough to prevent brain trauma following a head injury. Even accidents such as whiplash can cause your brain to move within your skull, causing bruising and tearing that may permanently damage brain tissue. Sadly, many brain injuries are caused by fully preventable accidents or assaults.

One common problem after serious brain damage is seizures. These can interfere with your ability to work as well as live your normal life. If you have suffered from brain trauma that has led to seizures, you may be entitled to financial compensation to help you with your pain and suffering, medical bills, and lost wages. To learn more about your legal options, contact a Wisconsin head injury attorney from Habush Habush & Rottier S.C. ®, at 800-242-2874 today.

Causes of Brain Damage

Everything from car accidents to birth injuries can result in brain damage. However, the actual mechanics are due to the following:

  • Bruising
  • Bleeding
  • Swelling
  • Tearing

While tearing can obviously sever important connections in the brain, the others put pressure on your delicate brain tissue. If this pressure is left untreated, it can eventually cause the brain tissue to die.

How Seizures Develop

If you suffer from a brain injury, you may suffer from seizures immediately after, or it may take months for the problem to develop. Doctors believe that seizures occur due to scar tissue in the brain. After your brain is injured, scar tissue can grow and spread. If it spreads across large portions of the brain, you can suffer from grand mal seizures.

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Because of the devastating effects that seizures may have on your life, you should not let a brain trauma personal injury go unpunished. If another party’s negligence caused your brain trauma, you should contact an experienced Wisconsin head injury lawyer from Habush Habush & Rottier S.C. ® today at 800-242-2874 to discuss your case.

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