A head injury can have serious repercussion for your quality of life. The potential for serious damage and a prolonged recovery time can have serious implications. As such it’s important to know your rights to help you get your life back on track. For anyone looking for head injury advice in Mid Devon, knowledge is crucial.
Understanding your case
The basics of the law are very simple. You will be able to claim compensation if you were injured in an accident that was someone else’s fault within the last three years. That’s the maximum amount of time you can allow to pass before deciding whether or not to launch a personal injury claim.
You will also have to show that your injuries are serious enough to have caused a negative impact on your quality of life. In general terms this normally means something which has required medical attention. You should get verification of any treatment you’ve received including how much it might cost and a comprehensive diagnosis of your injury from a doctor.
Getting head injury advice in Mid Devon
Head injuries can be complicated and not all the effects are fully understood. As well as the physical issues which you can see clearly, there can also be psychological problems. For example, if you’re suffering headaches it might indicate a problem which is not so easy to assess. Depression can also come about after a head injury.
The amount of compensation you receive will depend on the severity of your accident and how long you are expected to take with your recovery. Some serious head injuries can last for many years. A claim might involve an estimated recovery time. It is extremely important to get this estimate right.
If you under-estimate your injuries, the chances are it will take longer for you to recover than you expect. This can impact on the amount of compensation you eventually receive. Under-estimating your injuries can harm you by reducing the amount of money you can receive. This could lead to financial problems further down the line.
Making a claim
At Accident Advice Helpline we will only agree to take on your case if we genuinely believe you have a good chance of winning and that we offer the best service to help you out. We’ll do our best to build the most comprehensive case possible – one which clearly proves who was to blame and ensures you receive the maximum amount of compensation you should be entitled to.
So, if you’re looking for head injury advice in Mid Devon, give our team a call today on 0800 689 0500 or 0333 500 0993 from a mobile.
Date Published: 4th October 2015
Author: David Brown