Two years ago, a head injury took away Patrick Fagerberg’s ability to practice law. The traumatic brain injury had scrambled the thoughts in the Austin lawyer’s head, but it also seems to have awakened an ability Fagerberg says he never knew he had: painting.
In 2011, a large piece of camera equipment fell on Fagerberg’s head during a concert, leaving him with numerous symptoms of post-concussive syndrome, including impulse-control issues, memory loss and emotional instability. Working as a criminal-defense lawyer became impossible, he said. [See "A Loss for Words" Texas Lawyer, Feb. 20, 2012, page 1.]
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