Head injuries aren’t the kind of thing you can just brush off, they often take several weeks or even months to get over and many can have long-term or even life-changing effects on people and the amount of compensation for head injuries in Pontarddulais often reflects this.
Anyone who ever suffers a head injury might not be instantly aware of how serious the injury is, and even those looking after you can’t be entirely sure for several hours – or even days – because of the way that the symptoms tend to present themselves.
Unlike most other conditions head injuries can take a while to take effect. Some are instantly obvious with the victim left concussed and even unconscious in some cases; and while there might be some bleeding and bruising that is obvious to the naked eye it can take numerous scans and x-rays to understand the full extent of the injury.
Getting treatment and claiming compensation for head injuries in Pontarddulais
This also means that it’s highly likely that anyone who sustains a serious head injury will need a lengthy recovery period and even an extended spell in hospital.
While this does mean that they’re in the best possible place to receive the best available treatment, it does mean that they’re unable to go to work, to help around the home and to do the kind of things that they’re relied upon to do.
As such the amount of compensation for head injuries in Pontarddulais is reflective of not only the severity of the injury, but the various other factors related to the accident. This can also include the financial implications such as the cost of any medical treatments and rehabilitation, and any lost earnings or work-related bonuses that you might be entitled to.
It also includes compensation for any enforced lifestyle changes such as adaptations made around the home to help with the recovery, and of course the amount of physical and emotional pain and suffering that the accident has caused.
Starting and valuing a claim for compensation
At Accident Advice Helpline we understand how serious head injuries can be, and that’s why we want to ensure that every claimant who is entitled to pursue a case for compensation gets exactly what they deserve.
When we value a claim, we take all of the aforementioned factors into account and provide an estimate on the minimum and maximum payout that a claim could be worth, which might range from four to six-figure sums in the case of head injuries.
To find out if you might be entitled to make a claim couldn’t be simpler, and takes no more than 30-seconds. Our online test asks a few simple questions relating to your accident, and you don’t even have to speak to us or go ahead with the claim if you don’t want to.
If you are eligible, and wish to proceed, then we’ll assign your case to a specialist personal injury solicitor who is experienced at handling head injuries, and they’ll contact you to introduce themselves and explain how the claims process works.
They would also be able to explain how we work on a no-win no-fee* basis which means that we don’t charge any upfront costs whatsoever.
Should you think of any questions about your claim, or if you have any concerns at all, don’t hesitate to pick up the phone and give us a call. Our lawyers are professional and friendly, and here to help, so call for free on 0800 689 0500 from a landline or 0333 500 0993 from a mobile.
Date Published: 18th September 2015
Author: David Brown