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Posted by Lauren Beck | May 12, 2024 | 0 Comments

In the aftermath of a car accident, victims often face a myriad of physical injuries, but what about the less visible cognitive impairments?  Traumatic Brain Injuries (TBI) sustained in a car accident can have profound and long-lasting effects on cognitive function, impacting various aspects of daily life.  Understanding these cognitive injuries is crucial for both victims and their legal representation to insure they receive the appropriate compensation and support. TBI can result from direct trauma to the head or substantial injury to the neck and cervical spine. 

  1. Types of Cognitive Injuries:

      >Memory Loss:  TBIs can disrupt the brain's ability to encode, store, and retrieve memories, leading to difficulties with short-term or long-term memory.

      > Attention and Concentration Issues: Victims may struggle to focus on tasks, maintain attention, or multitask, affecting work, school and daily activities.

     Processing Speed Reduction: The brain's processing speed may slow down post-injury, resulting in delays in understanding and responding to information.

      Executive Function Impairments: Functions such as planning, problem-solving, decision-making, and organization may be compromised, impacting overall functioning.


Cognitive injuries resulting from traumatic brain injuries in car accidents can be debilitating, impacting various aspects of a victim's life.  It is essential to recognize and address these hidden but significant effects to ensure our clients receive the justice and money they deserve.    

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Lauren Beck

PERSONAL INFORMATION I was born in Bridgeport, Connecticut and raised in Fairfield, Connecticut.  I have studied ballet, jazz and dancing since I was 3 years old and pursued this hobby with great passion. As a  dance enthusiast, I very much enjoy the visual arts as well,  including watercolor p...


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