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Expressive Aphasia from an Automobile Accident

A person involved in an automobile accident may sustain severe head trauma that can lead to devastating brain disorders. In particular, the language-producing centers of the brain can become damaged through these injuries. This can lead to a serious condition known as expressive aphasia, which occurs when a person cannot create fluid language.

If you have sustained a brain injury in a car accident caused by another person or party, you may be eligible for financial compensation to aid in your treatment and recovery. To discuss your legal options, contact the Waukesha auto accident attorneys of Habush Habush & Rottier S.C. at 800-242-2874 today.

Loss of Communication Skills from Brain Trauma

A traumatic injury from a car accident can have a major impact on a person’s ability to create and comprehend language. In the case of someone suffering from expressive aphasia, this loss of language creation abilities typically depends on the severity of the brain damage. This language disorder can potentially change a person’s life, as treatment may or may not be able to restore some of their language skills.

The following symptoms are associated with expressive aphasia:

  • Inability to speak fluidly
  • Loss of vocabulary
  • Loss of proper word endings
  • Loss of intonation and word stress
  • Loss of basic grammatical words like prepositions in phrases or sentences

Therapy for this disorder can require substantial time and effort on an injured individual’s behalf. In addition, these therapies can be expensive, putting a serious financial burden on that person’s shoulders.

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If you or someone you love has suffered a brain injury or other such problem because of a motorist’s negligence, there may be legal action available. For more information regarding your options, contact the Waukesha auto accident lawyers of Habush Habush & Rottier S.C. today by calling 800-242-2874.

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