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Brain Injury - The Silent Injury

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Brain injuries are devastating, life-changing and often not obvious to the casual observer. That is why traumatic brain injuries are sometimes described as “invisible injuries” and a “silent epidemic.”

If you or a loved one has suffered a brain injury, you understand the devastating emotional and financial impact it can have on a family. In some cases, a recovery takes a lifetime not only for the person injured, but for those who love them.


For generations, brain injuries were suffered on the battlefield, the gridiron or the Little League diamond. They didn’t always look like much. They happened on the playground, in the backyard or at the workplace. And we said nothing.

The athlete returned to the field. The employee got back to work. And the soldier, bearing wounds that no one could see, returned home from the battlefield with an injury that went untreated.  We now know that seemingly minor brain trauma can have major implications in the long run. 

The brain is just as delicate as it is vital. Even something that initially seems like a minor injury can prove life-changing if certain portions of the brain are damaged.  This can happen in an automobile accident, while playing sports, after slipping and falling or in any number of other scenarios. Certain medical ailments may cause a critical loss of blood flow to the brain, resulting in permanent damage.

Symptoms of a traumatic brain injury may include:

Headache
Nausea
Confusion or other cognitive problems
Change in personality
Depression
Irritability
Severe vision problems
Other emotional and behavioral problems

If you or a loved one has suffered a serious brain injury, we understand that you never wanted to be in this situation. However, just as you need medical experts to get the right care, you may need an attorney who understands the laws surrounding brain injuries to aid in your recovery as well.  

If you or a loved one suspects that they may have suffered TBI from an accident, please call our offices.   For over 40 years, the staff at LDM&M have worked with people across Wisconsin to secure the justice and compensation they deserve.