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Chronic Traumatic Encephalopathy Lawyers in Columbus

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Chronic traumatic encephalopathy (CTE) is one of the most dangerous and severe brain injuries that someone can sustain. Part of the reason it is so treacherous is due to the fact that it can go unnoticed in the victim for years since the last time they sustained a blow to the head. It must be treated as soon as possible, and medical negligence may occur if a doctor fails to diagnose CTE.

Symptoms of CTE include:

  • Advanced dementia
  • Deep depression
  • Uncharacteristic aggression
  • Loss of memories (short and long term)
  • General sense of confusion
  • Lack of sound judgement

If you have experienced one or more of these symptoms after a car accident or truck crash, you may be suffering from CTE without even knowing it. Please seek the help of a medical professional as soon as you can for proper diagnosis. If you believe you know the cause of your CTE, our Columbus CTE lawyers from Rourke & Blumenthal can help you file a lawsuit against the liable party.

Call (614) 321-3212 right away to request a free case evaluation with our team.

Potential Causes of CTE Brain Injuries

Medical professionals are still studying the full causes and effects of chronic traumatic encephalopathy brain injuries, but there are clear indications that link CTE to repeated head injury. Studies have shown CTE symptoms are not uncommon in professional football players, boxers, and military professionals who are near explosions frequently.

Concussion blasts against the skull can damage the nerves and brain cells, which cause an abnormal mass of tau protein to collect there and degenerate the surrounding tissue. The destruction is often slow and gradual, taking years, but will eventually lead to worsening symptoms.

Caring for Patients with CTE

The Brain Injury Research Institute (BIRI) has been pushing for advanced techniques to screen for CTE brain injuries in patients, perhaps by locating buildups of tau protein. With their scientific advances, it might be possible to identify your potential CTE and react accordingly, either through surgery or other treatments. Even if caught in its early stages, CTE could lead to lifelong debilitations.

We want to fight for a recovery that helps you pay for the following:

  • Diminished quality of living
  • Ongoing medical treatments
  • Lost wages and earning potential
  • Adjustments to daily living (live-in nurse)

Our Columbus CTE injury lawyers are dedicated to providing reliable and compassionate legal advocacy to catastrophic injury clients who have suffered a brain injury caused by another’s wrongdoing. Our legal team knows that you need support now more than ever, and that is exactly what we intend to deliver.

Get in contact with our team today and we can start discussing your legal options and what you should be doing next to take care of yourself. Call (614) 321-3212 to speak with our CTE injury lawyers in Columbus. 

A Proven Track Record of Success

  • $8,500,000 Verdict for Amputation Injury
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  • $5,300,000 Paralysis

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    "You NEED attorneys who are experienced in TBI cases."
    Wonderful firm! We have worked with other attorneys in the past and Mike and Tim blew us away. If you have a brain injury in the State of Ohio, you NEED attorneys who are experienced in TBI cases, not just motor vehicle accidents or other personal injury matters. It makes a huge difference having an attorney who understands the medical, emotional, and financial issues a family suffers after a TBI. They are professional, compassionate, and great communicators. I would recommend this office to anyone.
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    Attorney Jon Stoudt is the best lawyer I've ever worked with. He did everything he could to help me. From the start, Jon was very responsive and always explained everything in terms I could easily understand. Jon's staff was also kind and responsive. I highly recommend Jon and would use him again in the future. Several months after being done with my case, another lawyer, handling a different part of the case, commented on how well Jon handled my civil suit.
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    From the very beginning and to the very end of a long process, Mr. Rourke and his team were extremely compassionate, knowledgeable and friendly. I found them to be honest and easy to communicate with, day or night, weekday or weekend. Mr. Rourke was always professional but at the same time made you feel important and took as much time that was needed to explain the many steps in this process. Everyone of his team were very respectful and caring of everyone in my family involved in our case. I will have an admiration for Mr. Rourke and his team for the remainder of my life.
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    Mr Timothy Mahler represented me after a personal injury auto accident. He was professional, knowledgeable, empathetic and experienced. I always felt that he had my best interests as the top priority. I was relieved from the intricate and time-consuming tasks related to the accident, free to focus on healing and recovery. He managed the complicated insurance and settlement to the best outcome. His team always treated me with respect. I would highly recommend Mr Mahler and his team. Thank you.
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    I suffered physical injuries and a concussion from an auto accident in December of 2020. The team, from receptionist to attorneys, were nothing less than stellar, professional, kind, and hard working. The accident and aftermath were extremely stressful; but the Rourkes, Michael Senior and Michael Junior, helped me navigate the process while I focused on healing. For me, recovery from the accident was the most important part of the process. While I worked on recovering, Rourke and Blumenthal worked on negotiating a fantastic settlement for me. I will forever be grateful for their help!
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