Finding reliable lawyers who offer effective head injury advice in Milton can be difficult. This is an extremely specialised and complicated area of the law. Mistakes here can lead to you being significantly under-compensated for your personal injury claim.
Getting head injury advice in Milton
If you’re injured in an accident which was not your fault, you should be entitled to claim compensation as long as you can prove two things: that the accident was someone else’s fault and that the injuries have been bad enough to require medical attention. The accident must also have happened at some point in the last three years.
If compensation is considered appropriate it will be calculated on the basis of how badly you have been injured as well as how much it has cost you. This second figure takes into account lost wages and also medical expenses and travel costs.
A head injury can be extremely serious. It can lead to multiple associated conditions which are not always picked up in the initial medical assessment. For example, people who have suffered head injuries often also find themselves experiencing psychological issues.
This could include dizziness, sleeplessness or depression. You might find yourself experience periods of anxiety, feelings of guilt or drinking more than you used to. If this is the case you could be experiencing psychological repercussions from the accident.
The trouble is – because mental impacts are not as easy to see as physical injuries they often go unreported. This is why it’s important to tell your lawyer everything – even if you’re embarrassed or not sure it counts towards your compensation claim. They will know better than you if something is appropriate.
Assessing your recovery
Head injuries can also lead to a long recovery time. It can take weeks, months or even years. Some people may never recover completely. Compensations is worked out, in part, by assessing how long you will take to recover. If you under-estimate the extent of your injuries you may take longer to recover than you might expect. This will lead to you being under-compensated which can also harm your recovery.
Working with us
If we take your case on, we will work closely with you over every aspect of your claim. We’ll help you assess your own case and make all the important decisions going forward.
If you have any questions, all you have to do is give us a call and we’ll get them answered. So, if you’re looking for head injury advice in Milton, give our team a call today on 0800 689 0500 or 0333 500 0993 from a mobile.
Date Published: 17th October 2015
Author: David Brown