Head injuries can be very serious and if you’ve been affected by one it is important that you seek out medical attention immediately. That is because head injuries can also lead to brain injuries and so you may need to have a scan carried out as quickly as possible, so that a doctor can check for any brain injuries. The scan is usually performed in a hospital.
The ways in which head injuries can occur
Head injuries can arise out of a variety of circumstances. For instance, it may have been the case that you were cycling, and that you fell off your bike and then sustained a head injury. It might also be the case that you were working on a construction site and that some debris hit your head.
In some situations the use of some protective head gear is enough to prevent collisions and debris from causing a serious head injury. Yet in other cases, a head injury might be hard to prevent, even if there is some protection in the form of a helmet, present.
Claiming compensation for head injuries in Bath and North East Somerset
Should it happen to be the case that the head injury was caused by someone else, you may wish to learn more about claiming compensation for head injuries in Bath and North East Somerset.
If that happens to be the case, you may want to speak to Accident Advice Helpline (0800 689 0500 and 0333 500 0993 from your mobile), so that you can learn more about claiming compensation for head injuries in Bath and North East Somerset.
With the help of our team you may be able to work out a variety of details related to making a claim for a head injury. If, at the end of the call you feel as though you need time to mull things over, tell us that you’d like a second call at some point in the future. We can then arrange this and call you back at a date and time arranged by you.
Getting help from Accident Advice Helpline
If you want to make a claim, remember that you have to make a claim within three years of the accident happening. If you leave it longer, your chance to make a claim may have passed, hence leaving you unable to receive compensation.
If you do decide to make a claim, keep in mind that you might be asked to attend a medical assessment appointment. This is nothing to worry about, and can, in fact, be very helpful for your claim.
Give us a call now and let us help you learn more about claiming compensation.
Date Published: 3rd September 2015
Author: David Brown