Ottawa Car Accident Injuries – Brain Injury

Common Symptoms of Traumatic Brain Injury

Physical Symptoms

  • seizures of all types
  • muscle spasticity
  • double vision, blurred vision or low vision
  • blindness
  • loss of smell or taste
  • slow or slurred speech
  • headaches or migraines
  • fatigue, increased need for sleep
  • balance problems

Cognitive Symptoms

  • short or long-term memory loss
  • slowed ability to process information
  • trouble concentrating or paying attention for periods of time
  • difficulty keeping up with a conversation, other communication difficulties such as problems finding words
  • spatial disorientation
  • organizational problems and impaired judgement
  • unable to do more than one thing at a time
  • a lack of initiating activities, or once started, difficulty in completing tasks without a reminder

Emotional Symptoms

  • increased anxiety
  • depression and mood swings
  • impulsive behavior
  • more easily agitated
  • egocentric behaviors, difficulty seeing how behavior can affect others

To learn more about brain injuries, visit any of the following links:

http://www.all-about-car-accidents.com/brain-injuries.html
http://www.headinjury.com/welcome.htm
http://biac-aclc.ca/en/what-is-it/

Contact the personal injury lawyers at Auger Hollingsworth by calling 613-233-4529 or completing our contact form.  We are happy to assist you with your brain injury compensation.

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