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Negligent Causes of Language Disabilities

When a person sustains significant brain damage, they may experience a loss of their basic language skills. These communication skills are crucial for many peoples’ jobs and can quickly make life more difficult at home if they’re lost due to an unexpected disability. Language disorders occur for a wide range of reasons, but some people may develop these serious hardships due to someone else’s negligent errors.

If you have sustained a brain injury that lead to a language disability, you may be able to hold the other party financially accountable for their actions. For a free consultation with an experienced legal advisor regarding how to prepare for legal action, contact a New York brain injury lawyer of Hach & Rose, LLP, today at (212) 779-0057.

What Causes Language Loss?

Some of the following negligent mistakes may lead to an injured individual developing a range of serious language disorders or disabilities that can dramatically affect their life and well-being:

  • Traumatic brain injuries, such as from slip and fall accidents or vehicle collisions
  • Traumatic injuries to the speech organs or nearby nerves
  • Traumatic injuries to the fingers or nearby nerves, which can affect written language skills
  • Medical malpractice, leading to excessive swelling around the brain or tissue death

In addition to these problems, other disabilities can lead to a loss or detriment of certain language skills. Blindness and deafness, for example, can make reading or listening impossible, although a person’s actual language creation and comprehension skills may go unaffected.

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A language disability can take significant therapy and other forms of medical care to overcome. This treatment can prove very expensive, and may take a heavy toll on a household’s finances. However, compensation may be available through a personal injury lawsuit. To learn more about your options after an injury from a qualified legal professional, contact the New York brain injury attorneys of Hach & Rose, LLP, by calling (212) 779-0057 today.

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