Did you sustain a head injury within the last three years which required medical attention and has left you needing head injury medication? If so we would urge you to speak to a professional advisor about the circumstances surrounding your accident because if you were not to blame for you head injuries, you could be entitled to a significant amount of compensation. To find out more about your rights and what services we offer for victims of unfair accidents, call Accident Advice Helpline.
Head injuries are serious business and can be fatal. Any kind of head injury can cause complications such as memory loss, falling into a coma and brain damage. Concussion, skull fractures and other types of head injury should always be seen by a doctor and even if there are no initial worrying symptoms, victims may be asked to stay in hospital to be monitored for bleeding on the brain or other problems.
You may have suffered a head injury after a road traffic accident or after being hurt in a sporting event. You may have fallen from height or had heavy items fall on to you. Head injuries can also occur from a bad fall. However you have been injured, if it was not your fault, find out what you could be entitled to.
What to do if you have suffered a head injury or are being prescribed head injury medication
You may have been given antibiotics after your head injury to prevent any infections and you may have been advised to take paracetamol for headaches following your recovery. Non-steroidal and non-inflammatory drugs such as ibuprofen and aspirin should be avoided following a head injury unless approved by your doctor.
You may have received stronger medication or long-term head injury medication following your accident. The medication may be costing you money and even be causing undesired side-effects. Compensation could help cover lost earnings, medical costs and help towards the emotional trauma you have suffered.
Accident Advice Helpline can help
If you want to know whether you have the right to claim compensation you can call Accident Advice Helpline on 0800 689 0500 (or 0333 500 0993 for mobiles). Our services are highly recommended by our clients and Dame Esther Rantzen, and you may have heard about us in the media. Call us today for no-obligation advice.
Date Published: November 23, 2016
Author: Paula Beaton
Category: Head injury claim