Many people do not realize that it is common for car accident victims to suffer from persistent headaches. These headaches which never go away can be indicative that the victim is suffering from something much more serious such as a traumatic brain injury or TBI. If you are having persistent headaches following a car accident you were involved in, it is possible that you sustained a head injury without even realizing it.
When someone sustains a serious injury to the head, often times the brain in damaged due to a concussion, skull fracture or brain bleed. Even the mildest brain injury can be life-changing wherein it causes persistent headaches, personality changes and a loss of cognitive functioning.
The leading cause of head injuries which lead to persistent headaches are car accidents. However, injuries to the head are also commonly sustained in motorcycle accidents, scooter mishaps, slip and falls and in construction site accidents.
Many of the symptoms associated with head and brain injuries can be difficult to detect so it is important to seek medical attention right away. Some of the most common symptoms associated with head injuries include:
- Persistent headaches
- Speech difficulties
- Mood changes
- Blurry vision
If you were involved in a car accident caused by someone else and now have persistent headaches, you should talk with a San Francisco personal injury attorney as soon as possible. If you choose Hogan Injury, you can speak to one of our experienced lawyers at no cost. If you choose to retain our services, we do not charge you a think unless we win or settle your case.