Temporal Lobe Injuries
The temporal lobe is located near the bottom of the brain. This lobe is important for interpreting sounds and the language we hear. The hippocampus is also located in the temporal lobe. It is associated with the formation of memories.
A temporal lobe injury can lead to serious life altering changes how the brain functions.
A temporal lobe injury can lead to serious life altering changes how the brain functions. Some of the problems a person with a temporal lobe injury will face are long term memory and memory skills, speech and visual and auditory perception, difficulty in organizing verbal materials, impaired language skills and altered sexual behavior.
Injury to the Tempotal Lobe Can Change a Person's Personality
Often times victims of temporal lobes injury will have difficulty placing words or pictures into categories. Since language can be affected by temporal lobe damage, temporal lobe trauma can disturb recognition of words and even a loss of inhibition in speech. Altered sexual behavior is also associated with an injury to this part of the brain.
A Temporal Lobe Injury Must be Properly Diagnosed
Temporal lobe injuries are like all brain injuries, devastating. In order to bring some justice to the victim of such an injury, a lawyer handling this type of case must have the background and resources available to prove this type of injury. Proving the nature of this type of injury requires an understanding of specific brain anatomy and how the injury to the temporal lobe has affected the life of the victim whether that victim is a child or an adult.
These cases involve a dynamic understanding of the experts in the area as well as the economics of recovery. The DiCello Law Firm’s lawyers will evaluate your case thoroughly and explore all potential sources of recovery. We will help you decide your best course of action and we will develop the best legal strategy for demonstrating your claim.