Occipital Lobe Injuries

Occipital Lobe Injuries

The occipital lobe is located at the back of the brain. It is associated with interpreting visual stimuli and information. They are the center of our visual perception system. Occipital Lobe Brain Injuries Visual Interpretation can be Impaired or Destroyed

The primary visual cortex, which receives and interprets information from the retinas of the eyes, is located in the occipital lobe. Because of the its location it’s not usually vulnerable to injury. However, any significant trauma to the brain caused by things such as a serious car accident or a serious truck crash can injure the occipital lobe.

Visual Interpretation can be Impaired or Destroyed

Injury to the occipital lobe can cause visual problems such as difficulty recognizing objects, an inability to identify colors, and trouble recognizing words.

An Injury to the Occipital Lobe though Uncommon is Devastating

Though occipital lobe injuries are uncommon, when they occur they are no less devastating. Occipital lobe injuries are permanent. In order to bring some semblance of justice to the victim of such an injury, a lawyer handling this type of case must have the background and resources available to prove an occipital lobe injury. Proving the nature of this type of injury requires an understanding of specific brain anatomy and how the injury to the occipital lobe has affected the life of the victim whether that victim is a child or an adult.

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Present and Future Needs Can be Extraordinary for the Victim of an Occipital Lobe Injury

These cases require intense focus on medicine, economics, and the present and future needs of the patient. The DiCello Law Firm’s lawyers will evaluate your case thoroughly and explore all potential sources of recovery. The DiCello Law Firm’s lawyers have the experience and ability to evaluate your case thoroughly and explore all potential sources of recovery.