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Who can file a Workplace Head & Brain Injuries claim in Long Beach?

Concussions, vertigo, loss of balance, difficulty concentrating, fatigue, seizures, chronic pain, headaches, migraines, and even brain damage are common outcomes for workers who sustain head injuries.

  • Loss of memory,

  • Loss of bodily functions,

  • Loss of verbal processes

  • Paralysis.

Those who sustain head injuries on the job can file claims for workers’ compensation with the help of our top work injury lawyers.

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Though head injuries are possible in any workplace, there are some industries where they happen more frequently than others. These include, but are not limited to:

  • Construction
  • Freight & shipping
  • Trucking & transport
  • Manufacturing
  • Agriculture, forestry & fishing
  • Mechanical

As you can imagine, there is no limit to how many things can be affected by even minor head injuries at work. An injured brain can be difficult or impossible to cure, especially in the short term. Workplace head injuries can lead to all sorts of symptoms, including:

  • Sensory impairment or loss
  • Speech problems
  • Paralysis or loss of feeling
  • Memory or cognitive function loss
  • Impaired physical or functional ability

In most cases, concussion recovery takes about 7 to 10 days. However, recovery may take longer if you don’t get enough rest or follow your doctor’s recommendations. In addition, some people develop a condition called post-concussion syndrome. Learn more about how long concussions last.

Are you liable for Head & Brain Injuries in Long Beach?

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A head injury encompasses a wide range of injuries to the scalp, skull, brain, and underlying tissue and blood vessels of the head. Depending on the severity of the head trauma, head injuries may also be referred to as brain injuries or traumatic brain injuries (TBI).

The Gaylord & Nantais Law Firm assists employees who have sustained workplace head injuries. Our top workplace injury defends workers’ compensation claims for your work-related injuries and collects the entitled head injury workers’ compensation settlement benefits.

Workers who are injured will need medical treatment, and their employer’s workers’ compensation insurance got built with their health in mind. There are numerous advantages to Workers’ Compensation laws, such as :

  • Ability to focus on recovery
  • Regulatory compliance
  • Prevents lawsuits
  • Financial benefits
  • Disability benefits
  • Lifetime medical care

It’s practically impossible for someone to afford their living expenditures if they aren’t working. Further, medical care in America is costly. Workers’ compensation benefits will help you with the funds you require to keep up with your bills, including any necessary medical treatment, medicines, surgery, prosthetic limbs, and physical therapy.

Our attorneys at Gaylord & Nantais are among the top Long Beach workers’ compensation attorneys, having over 40+ years of expertise helping clients maximize the value associated with workers’ compensation claims. We assist our customers in efficiently navigating the workers’ compensation process. Our purpose is to serve our clients with the greatest effective legal services in a timely manner.

We represent our clients in a straightforward and proactive manner. For people who have worked in the state of California, our team of professional attorneys and staff specializes in asbestos, hearing loss, orthopedic injuries, lung disease, and other work-related diseases.

If you’re unsure how to proceed or are concerned that your employer will be obstructive, contact Gaylord & Nantais (562) 561-2669 or (213) 732-3436 immediately. We’ll walk you through the entire process and safeguard you against unjustified retaliation.

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Mild, moderate, and severe traumatic brain injuries are classified by doctors. Most TBIs are mild, with symptoms lasting weeks or months. 15% of mild TBI cases have year-long symptoms. Moderate brain injuries cause unconsciousness for 20 minutes to 6 hours, and severe brain injuries last longer. Recovery from moderate to severe brain injuries can take months or years. In severe brain trauma cases, symptoms may last a lifetime. The CDC estimates that traumatic brain injuries disable 3,2 million Americans and kill 52,000 each year. 

Medical science has improved treatment options, but we still know little about brain injury healing. Brain injuries heal slowly. They don’t heal like broken bones. Traumatic brain injury (TBI) may heal, but brain function may be permanently affected. Once the patient is stabilized and no longer needs acute care, rehabilitation can focus on speech, muscle coordination, sexual function, and sense changes.

Most TBIs aren’t penetrating, but it varies. What happens depends on the injury. Which brain part is injured determines how much function is lost or changed. The brain works in many-structured networks. Certain tasks may require many cognitive skills, from seeing and reading to decision-making and responding or reacting. The emotional limbic system also affects the process.

Accidents involving motor vehicles and falls are the leading causes of traumatic brain injury (TBI).

You can’t be fired, demoted, or otherwise punished for filing a workers’ compensation claim. It violates the Retaliatory Employment Discharge Act (REDA). This should be reported to the North Carolina Department of Labor.

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