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A Head Injury Affects More Than Just the Victim

Posted on 12/04/2015Back

The Minneapolis head injury lawyers at GoldenbergLaw realize that taking on a head injury case isn’t simply a matter of seeking justice for the victim. We also want to make life more manageable for everyone who loves and cares about that person.

Family and caregivers are intensely impacted after their loved one suffers from a severe head injury, or traumatic brain injury (TBI).

According to the Brain Injury Association of America, the following is a short list of common emotions and experiences absorbed by people caring for head injury victims:

  • Confusion: After the initial sadness and shock wear off, caregivers must face the prospect of looking out for someone with numerous medical needs.
  • Stress: There might be a day you feel that your loved one is making progress, healing, or adjusting to their head injury. Unfortunately, these days are often followed by days of abundant setbacks, creating an emotional roller coaster for both victim and caregiver. As an adult with your own needs and responsibilities, being a caregiver begins to feel downright overwhelming.
  • Exhaustion: A caregiver will take on many important tasks in helping the brain injury victim function on a daily basis. These tasks support important aspects of the victim’s life such as personal finance, hygiene, nutrition, comfort, and transportation. This is why it’s essential for caregivers to seek out support from family, friends, or health and wellness experts.

One thing that can help put you and your patient at ease is the feeling that you’re receiving thorough, conscientious legal representation from compassionate yet meticulous head injury lawyers like those at GoldenbergLaw. When you need a Minneapolis head injury lawyer, or a second opinion on a head injury case, please contact GoldenbergLaw online or by telephone to schedule your free personal injury consultation: 612-436-5026.

Category Personal Injury