Kurzban Kurzban Tetzeli & Pratt | Attorneys At Law

Medical malpractice and brain damage

On Behalf of | Oct 28, 2019 | Firm News |

Victims of medical malpractice may experience a number of problems in their daily lives, from physical pain that will not go away to depression and financial hardships brought on by a medical professional’s negligence. Sometimes, these challenges can last for the rest of one’s life, whether they result in permanent immobility or someone sustains brain damage as a result of medical malpractice. In fact, brain damage can be especially concerning with respect to medical malpractice, especially since some victims may not recognize this serious issue right away. 

There are various ways in which people sustain brain damage in a medical setting. For example, their brain may not receive the oxygen it needs, or they may be struck in the head during an operation. Oxygen deprivation is a serious problem that has caused many patients to suffer serious brain damage, which can change their life forever. They may struggle to remember past events or important responsibilities in life and they may have headaches or sleep-related problems. Moreover, one’s personality can change as a result of brain trauma and this can create hardships that an entire family will have to work through. Sadly, more and more patients will sustain brain trauma because of medical professionals who do not take their job seriously. 

If you suspect that you may have sustained brain trauma due to a negligent physician or medical worker, or someone in your family may have brain damage due to mistreatment, do not wait to take action. You should carefully go over the details of what occurred and you may need to explore the possibility of filing a lawsuit. 



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