A head injury is one of the most severe injuries you could suffer as a result of an accident. From a concussion to a skull fracture, any head injury could leave you off work for weeks or even months at a time. If you need more information about claiming compensation for head injuries in Solihull, you’ve come to the right place. Read more information about making a claim with Accident Advice Helpline below.
Claiming compensation for head injuries in Solihull
The following information could help you to understand what is involved in making a claim for compensation and in deciding whether or not to proceed with a claim.
Types of accident which qualify for compensation
There are many types of accident which lead to compensation claims, however, the most common which are dealt with by Accident Advice Helpline are:
• Accidents at work
• Road traffic accidents
• Slips, trips and falls
Any of these accidents can lead to head injuries, which can lead to unpaid time off work and other consequences for your household and family.
Working out your eligibility
In order to qualify for compensation, you will need to prove that you meet the basic eligibility criteria. This includes:
• That the accident wasn’t your fault
• The accident led to an injury for which you obtained medical help.
• The accident occurred within the last three years
It may surprise you that you have up to three years to make a claim, so if you’ve been put off making a claim in the past, you may still have time. You will need medical proof of your injuries in order to claim, which is why it’s important to see a doctor as soon as you can after your accident. In the case of head injuries, this information should already be available.
Getting advice about your claim
For more information about making a claim, our experienced, professional advisors at Accident Advice Helpline are a great source of help. They will not only be able to work out whether or not you qualify for compensation, but they will also be able to discuss your options, with no obligation to proceed with your claim. If you do decide to go ahead, we will look after the entire claim on your behalf, leaving you to focus on getting better.
No win, no fee claims with Accident Advice Helpline
One of the reasons why our clients choose us for compensation is because we offer a 100% no win, no fee service so you won’t be required to pay anything upfront. To find out more about this, or any part of the claims process, call Accident Advice Helpline on 0800 689 0500 or 0333 500 0993 from mobiles.
Date Published: 17th October 2015