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Does Your Florida Brain Injury Lawyer Know His Lobes?

Learning about the brain can greatly help you understand a brain injury and the severity of any traumatic blow to the head.

We’ve clipped a look at the occipital lobes, courtesy of NeuroSkills.com.

Any future Florida brain injury laywers out there or aspiring physicians that have this memorized?

Occipital Lobes: Most posterior, at the back of the head.


  • Vision

Observed Problems

  • Defects in vision (Visual Field Cuts)
  • Difficulty with locating objects in environment
  • Difficulty with identifying colors (Color Agnosia)
  • Production of hallucinations Visual illusions – inaccurately seeing objects
  • Word blindness – inability to recognize words
  • Difficulty in recognizing drawn objects
  • Inability to recognize the movement of an object (Movement Agnosia)
  • Difficulties with reading and writing
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