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How you could develop a brain injury


How you could develop a brain injury might not be your fault

As the victim of an accident in which you were injured, you could be subjected to head injuries that could have long-term complications. Thousands of people annually in the UK are injured in accidents that others should have prevented and are left with head injuries as a result. It is worth understanding more about how you could develop a brain injury after an accident.

Accident Advice Helpline has been securing compensation on behalf of those who have been injured in accidents not of their making since 2000. These accidents, in many instances, could have been avoided if only a little more time and attention had been paid. Additionally, updated health and safety procedures might have gone some way to reducing the chances of such accidents occurring.


You could be left to deal with a brain injury

After an accident, it may be difficult to tell if there has been any lasting damage caused. Injuries to the head often require longer periods of observation and care in order to make a definitive diagnosis. While the victim of an accident who has been cut or suffered a broken limb can be seen to be in receipt of treatment early on, the same cannot be said for someone with a suspected brain injury.

If you have been looking at how you could develop a brain injury, then it may be worth considering the nature of your accident in more depth. If you fell and hit your head, even a slight bump is enough to cause damage, and then it is important that you contact a medical practitioner for advice and treatment.

Many of the accidents that lead to brain injuries are the result of slips, trips and falls as well as collisions. These collisions can happen in a motor vehicle, upon impact with another vehicle, or if you have fallen over an obstacle that should have been moved.


Find out more today

Call Accident Advice Helpline today and speak to one of our team of personal injury advisers. We will be able to answer any questions you have and can determine early on if you have a personal injury claim to make.

If the accident occurred within the last three years then you could be entitled to make a claim if it was not your fault. Our adviser will discuss the nature of your accident and the injuries you sustained as a result. If you are entitled to seek compensation for your injuries, we will pass your details to our team of no win no fee solicitors.

The freephone number to call for more information is 0800 689 5659, if you would prefer to call. Our numbers are manned daily and a team member will ensure you have all the advice and support you need in order to make an informed decision as to whether or not to pursue a compensation claim.