Free Consultation 
Home » What causes loss of smell and taste?

What causes loss of smell and taste?

Loss of smell and taste are commonly caused by brain trauma, they can be caused by trauma to the face, the nose. It can be caused by concussion, it can be caused by lots of different types of head trauma. Loss of smell causes loss of taste. This has to do with injury to the olfactory nerve, which is the nerve that controls smell and it's very susceptible to injury.

Loss of smell and taste is present in 25% of the traumatic brain injuries. So it's a fairly prevalent injury. It has serious consequences, if you cannot smell taste, you cannot detect if you're eating rotten food. You cannot detect toxic fumes. You also may experience excessive weight loss or gain because you no longer enjoy food and you have an inability to taste it. It is important for brain injury attorney to understand the significance of the loss of smell and taste and the repercussions that has on someone's life. Please call at De Caro & Kaplen for a free, no obligation consultation. We are committed to achieving justice and full compensation for our clients.

If you would like to contact us using our form, please fill out the information below:

  • This field is for validation purposes and should be left unchanged.
brain injury insider

Contact Us

The Brain Injury Law Firm ®
Toll Free: (866) 272-4652
(212) 732-2262
(914) 747-4410
help@brainlaw.com 
427 Bedford Road, Suite 360, Pleasantville, NY, 10570

Areas We Serve

We serve the entire State of New York including New York City, the Bronx, Brooklyn, Manhattan, Staten Island and Queens. We also serve Nassau and Suffolk, Rockland, Westchester Counties, Albany, Buffalo, Rochester and Syracuse and surrounding areas.

Search Our Site

Attorney Advertising** | Prior results do not guarantee a similar outcome. The information on this website is for general information purposes only. Nothing on this site should be taken as legal advice for any individual case or situation. This information is not intended to create, and receipt or viewing does not constitute, an attorney-client relationship.

© 2021 De Caro & Kaplen, LLP

Our law firm

For over 35 years, De Caro & Kaplen have been helping brain injury survivors in New York State achieve the justice and compensation they deserve for their injuries.
michael v kaplen
Michael V. Kaplen
shana de caro
Shana De Caro
Find out more about our firm

Areas we serve

Our personal injury lawyers can accept cases throughout New York State, including:
ManhattanBrooklynQueensThe BronxAlbanyBuffalo
linkedin facebook pinterest youtube rss twitter instagram facebook-blank rss-blank linkedin-blank pinterest youtube twitter instagram