Wisconsin Hematoma Lawyers
The brain is tightly encased in the skull to help prevent it from sliding around. While this helps to prevent injury from the brain crashing into the wall of the skull, it also means that there is not much room in the head to accommodate issues such as swelling. Additionally, when you suffer from a collection of blood known as a hematoma, the excess pressure can damage the delicate tissue around the brain.
The brain is the body’s center for controlling sensations, thoughts, movements, and even your sense of self. If it is damaged, you can lose essential functions. If you or someone you love has suffered from a traumatic brain injury due to another party’s negligence, you may be entitled to financial compensation to help you deal with this devastating injury. To discuss the facts of your case, contact an experienced Wisconsin hematoma attorney from Habush Habush & Rottier S.C. ®, today at 800-242-2874.
Causes of Brain Hematomas
A brain hematoma occurs when blood escapes from blood vessels and instead bleeds into the brain tissue. While this is essentially a bruise, doctors typically use the word “hematoma” to refer to dangerous amounts of bleeding caused by surgery or a major injury. Serious traumatic brain tissue can come from slips and falls, elevated falls, auto wrecks, and other accidents.
Types of Brain Hematomas
Depending on the location of the blood, doctors assign different labels to hematomas. The different areas of the head that can be affected by a hematoma include:
- Epidural – between the skull and the membrane that surrounds the skull, or dura
- Subdural – between the brain and dura
- Subarachnoid – between the arachnoid membrane and the brain
No matter where the hematoma occurs, the excess blood has no place to go. This can cause pressure to build on the brain, which can eventually cause tissue to die.
A hematoma can permanently alter the functioning of your brain, affecting you for the rest of your life. If another person’s negligent act has caused you to suffer from a traumatic brain injury, you should not let this recklessness go unpunished. Contact an experienced Wisconsin hematoma lawyer from Habush Habush & Rottier S.C. ®, at 800-242-2874 today to learn more about your legal options.