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Causes of a Concussion

Over 1.2 million people in the United States suffer from a concussion and other mild forms of TBI. There can be many things that cause a concussion. Anything from a simple fall to a violent shake of your body can cause a traumatic brain injury (TBI). However, one of the most common broad causes of concussions is a construction accident. Because of the unsafe nature of most construction sites, it is not uncommon for workers to sustain concussions.

At Hach & Rose, LLP, we know that many construction workers in New York suffer from the harm that a concussion can cause. Fortunately, though, if your concussion was the result of a property owner or manager’s negligence, it may be possible to pursue compensation.

Leading Causes of Concussions

When it comes to concussions that occur as a result of construction accidents, there are a variety of different ways in which they can happen. However, some of the more common ways that concussions occur on construction sites include:

  • Falls
  • Motor vehicle accidents
  • Being struck by an object

Falls are the leading cause of TBIs in the United States, causing 35.2% of TBIs among all age groups. Although these are the most common causes of concussions, any blow to the head can cause a loss of consciousness, headaches, or temporary amnesia.

Contact a Construction Accident New York Lawyer about your Concussion

If you or a loved one has been the victim of a construction accident that has resulted in a concussion or any kind of traumatic brain injury, talk with a lawyer from Hach & Rose, LLP, today to learn more about your options for getting justice. Call 866-LAWS-USA to discuss your case and find out how we may be able to help you receive compensation for your injuries.


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