If you have suffered a head injury, it is important that you are seen by a doctor as soon as possible, as head injuries can be more serious than they appear at first. Even if you have seen a doctor and been treated for your injuries, it may be useful for you to get head injury advice in Oldbury from other sources as well, especially if you feel that your injury was caused by the negligence of another person.
You may be able to get compensation which will help you to pay for private treatment and help around the house whilst your head injury heals. Here are some of the ways you can make it more likely that you will make a successful claim for compensation.
See a doctor right away
Your doctor will be able to look at your injury and let you know as soon as possible how serious it is likely to be and what needs to be done in order to get you back to normal.
They can also put together a medical report which will help you to make a claim for compensation as it is proof that you were injured in the way that you said you were, that what you say caused it is most likely to have caused it, and that it may take some time for you to recover fully.
Gather proof of the causes of your injury
Whether there is one major cause or a lot of smaller things adding up to the problems that caused your injury, you need to find as much evidence as possible which backs up your claim, such as witness statements, photographs, police reports and so on.
Getting head injury advice in Oldbury
If you decide that you do want compensation for a head injury, you can get head injury advice in Oldbury from Accident Advice Helpline. The helpline is open 24 hours a day on 0800 689 0500, or 0333 500 0993 from a mobile, and if you cannot get through to a member of the team there and then, someone will be able to call you back as soon as possible.
You can also text “claim365” to 88010 and someone will call you back. You can then discuss with the team the circumstances surrounding your head injury and find out more about the claims process, to help you to decide whether or not you want to make a claim. If you do then you will be passed over to an injury lawyer who will make your claim for you and on your behalf to make the claims process as easy on you as possible.
Date Published: 4th October 2015
Author: David Brown