If you have been in a slip and fall accident and hit your head, there is
a chance you might have sustained a brain injury. Not all brain injuries
are evident right away, and some can be hard to recognize until much later
after the accident. Memory loss is a common consequence of a brain injury,
leaving the injured individual with impaired abilities to recall information
or retain information for later. Our
Atlanta slip and fall lawyers have handled numerous cases involving memory loss injuries. We explain
what to expect and how an injury law firm can help you with your memory loss.
What Kind of Memory Loss are You Experiencing?
There are three main kinds of memory loss injuries impairments that can
occur after an injury. This includes:
Immediate Memory: Trouble recalling information that was just given within a couple of seconds,
like recalling a phone number that was just said.
Short-Term Memory: Trouble recalling information after 30 minutes of it being shared. It
is possible to have excellent immediate memory but impacted short-term
memory after an accident.
Long-Term Memory: Trouble recalling information that was collected days, weeks, or years
ago. If your long-term memory is impacted, it can feel like parts of your
past and timeline are missing.
If you are having trouble recalling things instantly, after some time,
or from your past, your accident could have caused you to suffer a brain
injury that impaired your memory. There are doctors and exercises that
can help you determined how impaired your memory has become after your
accident. Also, you can seek compensation for memory loss.
Contact The Weinstein Firm, LLC. to get started on your case. Our Atlanta slip and fall law firm is dedicated
to helping those who have been injured due to someone’s negligence.