Meniere's syndrome or disease is an abnormality of the inner ear causing dizziness, noise or hearing changes. Purchase & George, P.C. are Erie personal injury lawyers with experience with litigation related to post-traumatic Meniere's syndrome. More information about Meniere's disease and the Erie Meniere's Syndrome lawyers at Purchase & George is available here.
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Post-traumatic Meniere's Disease is a disorder of the inner ear and is typified by periodic episodes of vertigo (dizziness) tinnitus (noise in the ear), fullness in the ear or hearing changes. Meniere's Disease/Syndrome is thought to be caused by bleeding into the inner ear or disturbance of fluid in the ear.
Symptoms following an injury to the head or neck can occur immediately following injury or may occur as long as one year later, according to researchers. The likelihood of a Meniere's diagnosis being related to a particular injury is frequently a function of the severity of the injury (the more severe the injury the more likely); the time of symptom onset (the longer the delay the less likely a connection); and the presence of pre-existing conditions.
Meniere's disease is often managed through a combination of lifestyle changes, symptom management and medication, although surgery is sometimes required. Lifestyle changes include the avoidance of loud noises and stress, measures to reduce or minimize falls, reduction in salt; quitting smoking and others. Symptom management most often consists of lying in a quiet, darkened room with your eyes closed.
The Erie Meniere's Syndrome lawyers at Purchase & George have experience with cases involving inner ear injuries. Often these injuries result from car accidents, truck accidents or slip and falls. Our primary goal and objective is to make sure our clients and their families receive the compensation and resources they need to treat and manage their Meniere's disease and to compensate them for their losses.
As skilled Erie injury lawyers who have helped injured clients and their families with injuries of the inner ear, we understand how to evaluate these cases and help you obtain the funds necessary to pay for medical care and surgery, if needed.
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