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Healthcare providers are required to provide medical treatment that is in accordance with accepted standards of care and practice within the medical community. When a healthcare provider deviates from these well-established protocols, medical errors – resulting in injury or death – often result. If you were injured as a result of medical negligence, you may seek monetary compensation for your injuries. Sessums Dallas PLLC, one of the nation’s leading medical malpractice law firms, offers an initial complimentary case review. Please read on for details.

Brain Injuries and Medical Malpractice, Including Some Symptoms:

Brain injuries – also known as traumatic brain injuries or TBI – result in some of the most serious of all injuries. When a brain injury is caused from deviating from known and accepted standards of medical care, the result is almost certainly medical negligence/medical malpractice. Possible effects and results of brain injuries include – but are not limited to – the following:

  • Short term and long term memory loss
  • Cognitive impairment that may be partial or total
  • Bodily function limitations or total loss of movement
  • Comas that may last for years
  • Alterations in mood, consciousness, alertness, functioning
  • Changes in thought and speech patterns and abilities
  • Sight and/or sound abnormalities
  • Constant or frequent dizziness, fainting, imbalance
  • The senses of taste and smell are often altered or completely destroyed

In cases like these, medical negligence and/or medical malpractice may have occurred.