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Concussions and Motorcycle Accidents

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Motorcycle accidents often result in serious injuries. And right near the top of the list of serious motorcycle accident injuries is concussions. This type of head injury might seem minor to some people - until they sustain a concussion themselves.

Suddenly, you might not be able to work for days or even weeks due to your motorcycle accident injury. And what might seem like a minor concussion could turn out to be a potentially-life threatening traumatic brain injury (TBI). That's why it's critical that you have a doctor examine you right away - then contact us.

Our experienced Atlanta motorcycle accident attorneys at Gary Martin Hays & Associates can help you every step of the way. We know how the legal system works in Georgia when it comes to motorcycle accident concussion injuries. And we want to help you get the justice you deserve and the money you need to get your life back on track.

Common causes of motorcycle accident concussions

Injuries to the head caused by motorcycle accidents in Georgia can be serious. Some of the most common causes of concussions due to motorcycle accidents involving other drivers include:

  • Distracted drivers (particularly texting drivers) crashing into motorcyclists
  • Drunk drivers
  • Speeding drivers
  • Reckless drivers
  • Fatigued drivers
  • Dooring

Head injuries need to be taken seriously right from the start. That's why we want to work with you right away. That way, you can focus on what really matters - your recovery.

Common concussion symptoms

Whether you suffered a concussion from dooring or being hit by a distracted driver, it is important to know the warning signs.

Some of the most common symptoms of a concussion include:

  • Headaches or migraines
  • Nausea or vomiting
  • Dizziness
  • Fatigue
  • Memory problems
  • Problems with balance and coordination
  • Confusion or difficulty concentrating
  • Sensitivity to light or noise

Concussion symptoms can be immediate or develop over time, making it critical to seek medical attention right away. In some cases, symptoms can linger for far too long, a condition called post-concussion syndrome. There is also the risk of a life-threatening complication called second impact syndrome if you sustain another concussion before the first has healed.

So, don’t take chances with your health. See a doctor right away. Then, talk to a motorcycle accident lawyer at our law firm.

How an attorney can help you

Building a strong legal case can be a challenge for motorcycle accident victims. That's because there's a bias against many motorcyclists. Some people think all motorcyclists are risk-takers and that you must have done something to cause your crash. This can be especially frustrating if someone from the insurance company for the driver who caused your crash tries to blame you for causing your collision.

You know the truth. You know you didn't do anything wrong. That's why you need our legal team on your side. We can aggressively investigate your accident and search for the evidence you need to get you the financial compensation you deserve. Schedule your free case evaluation right now. Call 1-800-898-HAYS.

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