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Can PBA arise out of a car accident that caused TBI

September 23, 2019

Brain Injury lawyerPseudobulbar Affect (PBA) may follow a Traumatic Brain Injury caused by a Chicago car accident. If you have sustained a TBI from a car accident, call Lawyer Cullotta 847-651-7191

According to a leading Mayo Clinic and (BIAA), Pseudobulbar Affect (PBA) is a condition that can occur secondary to a traumatic brain injury (TBI).   For example, PBA may occur from  a Traumatic Brain Injury caused by whiplash sustained in a Chicago car accident.

Mayo Clinic, PBA is believed to involve injury to the neurological pathways that control our emotional responses to situations. 

Symptoms of PBA include uncontrollable laughter or involuntary crying for several seconds or minutes.  This condition can be mildly disturbing to seizure-like episodes.  Untreated, it can negatively affect every aspect of your life.  For example, it might interfere with your ability to work, relationships, social situations.

Other Secondary Complications To Brian Injuries 

In addition to PBA, other complications following a Traumatic Brain Injury are insomnia, increase risk of developing Parkinson’s Disease, Dementia, Seizures, and or Epilepsy.
If you have sustained a Traumatic Brain Injury as a result of a Chicago car accident or fall, call our Chicago Brain Injury Lawyer Cullotta at 847-651-7191.  Chicago Personal Injury Lawyer Cullotta handles complex personal injuries due to car crashes and slip-and-falls throughout Illinois.


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