Brain Injury Myth – Effects of Brain Injury can be Identified Immediately

by John McKiggan

As a Nova Scotia Brain Injury Lawyer I have had a number of brain injury cases where the defendant’s experts claimed my client did not suffer a brain injury, because their symptoms did not develop until hours after their initial injury.

Symptoms May Take Time to Develop

Modern medical science now recognizes that the effects of traumatic brain injury may not become apparent until 6-12 hours after the initial injury.

Becomes Obvious When Victim Returns to Work
The effects of traumatic brain injury can be so subtle that they do not become apparent until the victim of brain injury attempts to return to their normal daily activities or work place demands.

It is only after the brain injured person is exposed to the increased organizational demands of the work place or school that their cognitive deficits, organizational problems or memory difficulties become apparent.

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