The NHS usually categorizes head injuries on a scale from severe to least severe, this ranges from 3 (severe) to 15 (least severe).
However, even if you have been diagnosed with a minor or moderate head injury (9-15) that was not your fault, we can help you claim for compensation.
Our leading head injury claims solicitors are here to help you claim the compensation you deserve. If you’ve suffered a head injury due to someone else’s negligence or if you want to claim on behalf of a loved one because they have been left with a lack of mental capacity, contact us today for free legal advice from our expert solicitors.
No Win No Fee Head Injury Claims Solicitors
All our of head injury cases are conducted on a No Win No Fee basis, meaning we only take a fee if we win compensation on your behalf, therefore there is no financial risk to you.
Head injuries explained
Medical professionals treat every head injury seriously as they know how far-reaching the effects can be. Even minor head injuries can have lasting effects, including:
- Regular headaches
- Sight problems
- Dizzy spells
- Difficulty concentrating
While many victims go on to make a full recovery, some will require special care for the rest of their lives. In these cases, fast results are required:
- Seeking interim payments, which are payments made before the case has settled and help reduce any financial burden
- Securing the funding to pay for rehabilitation, on-going expenses and perhaps even specially adapted housing
Whether it's a minor or a major head injury, if someone else's negligence has been the cause, you should talk to a head injury claims solicitors to receive professional help and advice.
Most common causes and types of head injuries
Unfortunately, there are all kinds of scenarios that can cause a head injury. Among the most common causes we count the following:
- Accident at work: due to falling objects or poor safety equipment
- Slips, trips and falls which have caused injury to your head
- Car accidents: where your head is bruised, cut or fractured
These accidents result in different kinds of head injuries. If you're not feeling well, it's important that a medical professional examines you to identify the symptoms and consequences of your injury.
What can I claim for?
If you've experienced a head injury, you can claim compensation for the following:
- Pain and suffering
- Loss of earnings
- House modifications
- Learning new skills and rehabilitation
How will we pay for long-term care?
It's quite natural for the families and sufferers of head injuries to worry about where the money for long-term care will come from. That's why the medical costs, as well as the cost of long-term care and aftercare over the sufferer's lifetime is factored into the calculation of the compensation settlement. We will make sure that the need for other expenses such as any necessary home modifications and the cost of rehabilitation are included in your claim.
How much can I claim for head injury?
It completely depends on the sufferer's injury and the impact it has on his/her life. If the injury was caused due to someone else's negligence, leaving the sufferer with impaired mental capacity, compensation payments can be several million pounds. For more information call us on freephone 0800 083 5045 or try our online personal injury claims calculator.