Head injuries can range from very minor bumps to very serious brain trauma, skull fracture injuries and other kinds of dangerous outcomes. if you have suffered a head injury in an accident that was not your fault, then you could be entitled to make a head injury claim.
Head injury compensation
Head injuries occur frequently and come in many different forms. Most commonly, head injuries occur in car accidents. You may have sustained yours at work, in which case you will need to make a Work Injury Claim.
Amongst the kinds of brain or head injuries that people suffer are concussion, scalp lacerations, haemorrhaging, and cerebral contusion.
Claim for a head injury
Our head is the most important part of our body, so we must treat it with particular care. This means that if you suffer an injury, you must seek medical help immediately. Sometimes people suffer delayed reaction injuries, so please do not assume everything is fine – even a knock that doesn’t seem serious can be life-threatening.
More so than perhaps with any other kind of injury, a head or a brain injury must be cared for correctly to make sure you make a full recovery. This means you will need the best possible care and treatment while you rehabilitate and you may also need to take time off work. Of course this can be extremely expensive, if you are left to fund the care yourself. This is why claiming compensation for a head injury is so important.
Head injury damages
Over a period of many years, Accident Advice Helpline has built an expertise in dealing with head injury claims. Along with a panel of solicitors including head injury lawyers, we can also call upon specialist brain injury lawyers. They are entirely independent and will work for you on a 100% ‘no win, no fee’ basis. This means that you can be sure they will have only your best interests at heart and also that you can rest assured that your head injury claim stands the greatest chance of being successful.
We know the quality of advice we give is second-to-none. However at Accident Advice Helpline, the quality of service we provide is just as important.
Call our 24-hour free helpline on 0800 689 0500 or 0333 500 0993 from a mobile phone or try our 30-second compensation calculator to see if you could make a head injury claim with our help.
Date Published: 15th November 2011
Author: David Brown