As the focus of the central nervous system, the brain is the most important organ in the body. As such, it is protected by one of the most solid sets of bones, the skull. However, it is composed of a soft, jelly-like substance and, when the head is given a hard jolt, is still susceptible to injury. The brain serves two primary functions, to receive information from the body about what it needs, and to send electrical impulses out to the body. In this way, the brain controls the rest of the body. The brain is divided into four major lobes: frontal, parietal, occipital, and temporal. Each lobe has a different role.
The temporal lobe is a part of the brain that is located behind the frontal lobe, and under the parietal lobe. Information relating to taste, sound and smell is processed there, and it is involved in long-term memory storage. The temporal lobe is not as susceptible to injury as other parts of the brain, but any brain injury is serious, and can cause many complications in life. If you have suffered a temporal lobe injury, speak with a Denver brain injury attorney to discuss your options.
Temporal lobe injury may result in loss of smell, sound and taste. Patients may have trouble organizing verbal input, or comprehending language. Also, some patients may suffer long-term memory loss or changes in personality or sexual behavior.
The experienced Denver brain injury attorneys at The Law Firm of Fuicelli and Lee understand that, while temporal lobe injuries are relatively uncommon, all brain injuries are extremely serious. The firm works hard to protect the physical, financial, and emotional well-being of all of their clients, and believes strongly in good communication during every stage of the attorney-client relationship. For more information, and a FREE CONSULTATION, contact Fuicelli and Lee, PC at (303) 355-7202.
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