Disability Benefits For A Traumatic Brain Injury (TBI) Or Head Trauma

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Traumatic Brain Injury (TBI) | Head Trauma

TBI, also known as acquired brain injury or head injury, is a result of sudden trauma that causes damage to the brain. Depending on the damage to the brain, symptoms can range from mild to severe.

A person suffering from mild Traumatic Brain Injury may experience: 

  • Headaches
  • Confusion
  • Lightheadedness
  • Dizziness
  • Ringing in the ears
  • Blurred vision or sleepy eyes
  • Fatigue or lack of energy
  • Unpleasant taste in the mouth
  • Disruption in sleep patterns
  • Mood swings
  • Forgetfulness or lack of focus

 Moderate to severe cases of Traumatic Brain Injury may display the symptoms above, and may also include: 

  • A persistent and intense headache
  • Constant nausea or frequent vomiting
  • Convulsions or seizures
  • Trouble waking up
  • Dilation of the pupils
  • Slurred speech
  • Loss of coordination
  • No strength or feeling in the extremities
  • An increase in confusion, mood swings, and restlessness

Is A TBI Considered A Disability?

Disability benefits can be awarded to those who have a medical condition that keeps them working full-time for at least one year. If your symptoms persist after your brain injury and are so severe that you have not returned to work, you may qualify for SSD for your traumatic brain injury.

To learn more about how we can help you pursue disability benefits for your Traumatic Brain Injury, call (800) 800-3332 right now, or contact us here for a FREE case evaluation.

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