New Haven Auto Accidents & Concussions in Children

May 3, 2017
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If you were in a New Haven auto accident with your child, a head concussion (now classified as a traumatic brain injury) could very well be an injury your child has sustained. The signs and symptoms in adults are usually straightforward because an adult can describe and verbalize what they are feeling and experiencing.

In a child, the signs and symptoms are not always as straightforward because children can not always verbalize what they are feeling. According to the Yale Pediatric Concussion Clinic, non-verbal cues in children are:

If your child was involved in a New Haven auto accident and these symptom are persistent after 1-2 days, follow up with your child’s pediatrician.

If the following symptoms occur after a head injury, seek emergency care immediately:

If you and your child were in an accident, contact the New Haven auto accident attorneys at The LoRicco Law Firm immediately. As passengers, children are generally not at fault in accidents.

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