Brain injuries can have a devastating effect on the lives of the victims and their families. They can be so severely injured that they have to spend the rest of their life in care, and this puts a terrible strain on everyone close to them. It is like losing their loved one, and then having to adjust their daily lives to make sure they have time to visit wherever the victim is being cared for.
All this can ruin the lives of everyone involved, and when it was someone else that caused the accident a victim was injured in, a personal injury claim in Forest of Dean should be made, to get the compensation the victim is entitled to.
Making a person injury claim in Forest of Dean, when compensation is needed more than ever
Any accident brings unexpected expenses with it, but in the case of brain injuries they can be huge. If the victim is well enough to stay at home, that does not mean they are like their old selves, and the home may need adapting to make it safe for them. There are travelling costs to and from hospitals, care costs, childcares costs and many other things that could suddenly have to be paid.
If the victim was the household breadwinner, that would just exasperate the financial situation, because the family income could be lost as well. Most of us live from payday to payday, with very little behind us in these kinds of situations.
When funds are good, we take on financial commitments, such as a lone for a car or for furniture maybe, and these all still have to be paid, as well as the rent or mortgage, electricity, gas, telephone and of course the family has to eat.
This means that on top of the trauma the accident and injuries have caused, their financial situation can be dire and they may need compensation now more than ever.
Making a personal injury claim in Forest of Dean with Accident Advice Helpline for everything
At Accident Advice Helpline, we will ensure that everything is included in you claim, although it could well be the nearest and dearest who have to claim on behalf of the victim. But it is important that they do, as it would be totally unfair on them if compensation was lost because of the impaired mental abilities of the victim.
Over the last 14 years, we have helped many brain injury victims and their families, and the one thing that is the same for all of them is that we cannot turn back the clock and undo the injuries. What we can do though is ensure that they get every penny of compensation they are entitled to, to try and make life a little easier for them all.
You can get in touch with us via our website, or by calling our freephone helpline. Whichever choice you make, it will not cot you anything and we will not ask for any money to start your claim. We work on the no win no fee basis, so no money will be due if your claim is lost either.
Date Published: 21st October 2014