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A closed head injury occurs when a person receives an impact to the head, but the skull does not fracture or displace. If the brain swells and has no place to expand, this can cause brain tissues to compress, causing further injury.

Closed-head injuries, and other forms of mild traumatic brain injury, account for about 75 percent of the estimated 1.7 million brain injuries that occur annually in the United States. The annual financial burden of head injuries is estimated to be up to $100 billion. Closed-head injuries can range from mild injuries to debilitating traumatic brain injuries.

Joe Lyon is a highly-rated Cincinnati, Ohio Catastrophic Injury and product liability lawyer accepting closed head brain injury and brain trauma cases nationwide. Mr. Lyon is well-versed in the science and medicine underlying orthopedic trauma lawsuits.

Common Closed-head injuries

  • Concussion—a head injury resulting in temporary dysfunction of normal brain function.
  • Intracranial hematoma—a condition in which a blood vessel ruptures causing a pool of blood to form around the brain
  • Cerebral contusion—a bruise to the brain tissue as a result of trauma.
  • Diffuse axonal injury—an injury to the axon of the neuron. These injuries are frequently seen in car accidents and cause permanent damage to the brain.

Closed Head Brain Injury Lawsuits

Closed head brain injuries are caused by a blow or other traumatic injury to the head or body. Common events causing closed head brain injury include the following:

  • Falls are the most common cause of traumatic brain injury, particularly in older adults and young children.
  • Motor vehicle collisions are the most common cause of closed head injuries for teenagers and young adults.
  • About 20 percent of traumatic brain injuries are caused by violence, such as gunshot wounds, domestic violence or child abuse.
  • Sports injuries, particularly from high-impact or extreme sports in youth.
  • Explosive blasts and other combat injuries.
  • Alcohol or drug use contributes to many cases of severe head trauma in younger patients.
  • Bleeding in or around the brain, swelling, and blood clots can disrupt the oxygen supply to the brain and cause wider damage.
  • Motorcycle, bicycle, and sports accidents with defective helmets.

Closed Head Injury Lawyer

Symptoms associated with severe closed head injuries will normally present themselves immediately following trauma, while symptoms in milder cases may be delayed. Symptoms include:

  • Changes in emotional disposition and behavior
  • Loss of consciousness
  • Dizziness
  • Dilated pupils
  • Headache
  • Difficulty breathing and other respiratory issues
  • Nausea and vomiting
  • Blurred or blacked out vision
  • Slurred speech
  • Lapses in memory

Ohio Closed Head Brain Injury Lawyer

The Lyon Firm, a Cincinnati, Ohio law firm,  specializes in catastrophic injury cases related to work injury, negligence or defective products. We are dedicated to representing injured plaintiffs and protecting the consumer. Compensation may be available following accidents and traumatic brain injuries.


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Joseph Lyon has 17 years of experience representing individuals in complex litigation matters. He has represented individuals in every state against many of the largest companies in the world.

The Firm focuses on single-event civil cases and class actions involving corporate neglect & fraud, toxic exposure, product defects & recalls, medical malpractice, and invasion of privacy.


The Firm offers contingency fees, advancing all costs of the litigation, and accepting the full financial risk, allowing our clients full access to the legal system while reducing the financial stress while they focus on their healthcare and financial needs.

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Why are these cases important?

Rightful compensation for plaintiffs can recover sizable settlements and can help pay for mounting medical expenses and other damages that may include long-term disability, rehabilitation, pain and suffering and lost wages. During some of the toughest times in a family’s life, The Lyon Firm can be of assistance.


Questions about Catastrophic Injury Cases

What is a Catastrophic Injury Lawsuit?

A lawsuit with severe and debilitating damages. In these cases, liability must be proven first. In many cases, the root cause of the injury is unknown and requires expert investigation.

Why should I hire The Lyon Firm?

Our Firm will help you find the answers.  The Firm has the experience, resources and dedication to take on difficult and emotional cases and help our clients obtain the justice for the wrong they have suffered. 

 Experience:  Joe Lyon is an experienced Cincinnati Catastrophic Injury Lawyer. The Lyon Firm has 17 years of experience and success representing individuals and plaintiffs in all fifty states, and in a variety of complex civil litigation matters. Catastrophic Injury lawsuits can be complex and require industry experts to determine the root cause of an accident or injury. Mr. Lyon has worked with experts nationwide to assist individuals understand why an injury occurred and what can be done to improve their lives in the future. Some cases may go to a jury trial, though many others can be settled out of court.

Resources/Dedication: Mr. Lyon has worked with experts in the fields of accident reconstruction, biomechanics, epidemiology, metallurgy, pharmacology, toxicology, human factors, workplace safety, life care planning, economics, and virtually every medical discipline in successfully representing Plaintiffs across numerous areas of law. The Lyon Firm is dedicated to building the strongest cases possible for clients and their critical interests.

Results:  Mr. Lyon has obtained numerous seven and six figure results in personal injury,  automotive product liability, medical Negligence, construction accidents, and auto dealership negligence cases.  The cases have involved successfully litigating against some of  the largest companies in the world 

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Many of my clients come to me in the hardest moments of their lives. They’ve suffered catastrophic injury, they’ve lost a family member, their business has suffered a catastrophic loss that they may not be able to overcome.

It’s a fear of the future and uncertainty that has driven them to come to a lawyer and to ask, ‘What available legal rights are there?’ in order to add some security for their future. The Lyon Firm takes the lead and guides clients through the process of filing catastrophic injury lawsuits.

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