While none of us ever start our day with the intention of being involved in an accident and therefore injured as a result, it’s a sad fact of life that such events do happen. The consequences can be far reaching, and very serious. However, you can make sure that you have the best support as possible by seeking head injury advice in Plymouth, or any form of medical advice to make sure that you are not seriously hurt.
Why you should seek head injury advice in Plymouth
Of course it’s wrong of us to single out one specific form of injury – you should always seek medical advice, no matter what injury you have received. This makes good sense from your own health’s point of view as it allows a medical professional to check you over and give you hints on how to speed up your recovery.
But it also makes sure that you have the necessary proof of your injury that you are going to need if you want to make a claim for compensation at a later date. You may not even be considering such a process in the immediate aftermath of your accident, but it is something that may prove useful in a few months’ time.
So, other than the fact it supports you if you want to make a claim for compensation, why should you seek head injury advice in Plymouth? The answer is simple – even the most minor of head injuries, perhaps resulting from a bang to the head from a fall or car accident, can be serious. In fact, you may be under the impression that you are 100% fine because you managed to walk away from the accident and you feel “OK”, but the truth can be very different.
Head injuries can cause bleeding on the brain which may mean you feel absolutely fine for some time, only for the more serious effects to be felt after a few hours. By this point it can be too late to do anything. If you seek advice from the outset then yes, there is a chance that you will be kept in hospital overnight, but there’s a better chance of you surviving should something go terribly wrong as you are in the right place at the right time.
Speak to Accident Advice Helpline
Regardless what has happened or the injuries you sustained, when you are well enough to pursue the matter you should contact Accident Advice Helpline. We can help you make a claim for compensation against whomever may be responsible for your accident.
Call us now on 0800 689 0500 from a landline or 0333 500 0993 from a mobile for free, no obligation advice.
Date Published: 15th October 2015
Author: David Brown