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Motorcycle Accidents And Brain Injuries

Posted by Martin Rocha | Oct 28, 2016 | 0 Comments

Every year motorcycle drivers are 16 times more likely to suffer fatal injuries than car drivers. Motorcycle accidents are the most deadly and are more likely to result in grave injuries. These injuries are are sorted into three categories, mild, moderate, and severe.  However, depending on which category your injury falls into, the symptoms and lasting effects differ.  For these types of cases it is reassuring to know that you have a motorcycle accident lawyer such as Brandon L. Lettunich, Attorney at Law, who will be there every step of the way.

Different Head And Brain Injuries And Their Symptoms

There are several injuries that result from motorcycle accidents or crashes.  Concussions are the most common injuries. They are characterized by the temporary loss of consciousness. |They can last from a few minutes to a few hours. Symptoms include confusion, disorientation, or cognitive, physical and behavioral impairment. So it is advised that you visit your doctor if you have these symptoms persist after a day or two. Other injuries caused by motorcycle accidents are head and brain trauma. These are a more serious form of concussion that might even cause loss of memory.  In a more serious manner, motorcycle accidents can cause spinal cord injuries that might lead to permanent paralysis or paraplegia. In the worst-case, motorcycle accidents can lead to death. This can happen either on site or as a result of multiple injuries and blood loss.     

Dealing With The Legal Side Of Motorcycle Accidents

A high percentage of motorcycle accidents happen because of negligent drivers who fail to notice motorcycles driving nearby.  If you feel like you have a case in your favor, contact motorcycle accident lawyer in El Paso, Brandon L. Lettunich, Attorney at Law.  When a motorcycle accident has a fatal result, the family of the deceased can file for wrongful death lawsuit. This allows them to receive compensation or a settlement for the damages and medical expenses.  A settlement can never replace your loved one, however, the responsible parties can be held accountable for their actions.

Seeking a Motorcycle Accident Lawyer

At the Brandon L. Lettunich, Attorney at Law, we have years of experience in the field. We dedicate 100% effort to present the most accurate and detailed account of the events.  You don't have to go through this alone. Please call or visit us today to let us know how we can help make your situation better.        

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