Motor vehicle accidents are a leading cause of traumatic brain injuries. Head impacts, sudden jolts, and whiplash movements that cause shaking of the brain are quite common in car accidents. Even with proper helmet use, the risk of concussions and brain injuries is a significant concern for those hurt in bicycle accidents and motorcycle accidents. Edmonton lawyers at McCourt Law Office have expertise in dealing with concussion and traumatic brain injury claims. Our clients often report that concussions and mild traumatic brain injuries were overlooked or went unnoticed in the immediate aftermath of a motor vehicle accident, particularly if the accident caused other more “obvious” injuries such as orthopedic fractures. Knowing the signs and symptoms of a concussion and mild traumatic brain injury following a motor vehicle accident ensures proper treatment and can have a significant impact on recovery.