Serious medical situations can happen as quickly as the blink of an eye. This is entirely true when an individual experiences a stroke. Strokes happen two different ways -- through the interruption of the blood flow to a portion of the brain or the rupture of a blood vessel in the brain. The first type is called an ischemic stroke, while the second type is referred to as a hemorrhagic stroke. Regardless of what kind of stroke a West Virginian experiences, it often leaves him or her unable to work. As someone recovers from a stroke, it is often important to contact a West Virginia physical disability lawyer to apply for Social Security Disability Insurance benefits.
Typically, people who are having a stroke will experience weakness or numbness on one side of their bodies. They may also experience problems with walking; their vision, speech and balance; act confused; or have difficulty understanding when others speak to them.
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