Had a head injury and need to make an injury claim in Preston Chorley?
If you or some one you are close to, has suffered an accident that wasn’t their fault, and have sustained a head injury as a result, then they may be able to make an injury claim in Preston Chorley.
Symptoms of head injury
Following an accident at work, on the roads or through a slip, trip or fall from height may all result in a head injury being sustained. Due to the individual circumstances of each accident, a head injury can result in a wide range of symptoms depending on it’s severity, such as:
- concussion; which can suddenly impair mental function for a short period of time
- seizure of fit; when the body moves uncontrollably
- sensory problems such as loss of hearing or double vision
- difficulty staying awake and difficulty speaking
Diagnosing head injury
If you have suffered an accident and you are suspected of sustaining a severe head injury, then you will probably be escorted by paramedics to hospital for ongoing treatment.
The medical team use a scale known as the Glasgow Coma Scale to establish the severity of a head injury and if the brain has been affected. This scale ranges from 3 (most severe) to 15 (least severe) and an injury is deemed to be severe if a score of 8 or less is recorded.
Tests such as computerised tomography and magnetic resonance imaging are used to establish internal injuries such as bleeding in the brain and swelling.
Make your head injury claim in Preston Chorley
If you or some one you are close to has sustained a head injury through an accident that wasn’t their fault, then they can contact the Accident Advice Helpline for no obligation advice about making an injury claim Preston Chorley. It doesn’t matter if the accident occurred whilst at work, as a result of a slip, trip or fall or through a road traffic accident. As long as the accident occurred within the last 3 years’, they needed medical treatment for their injuries and it wasn’t their fault, then they can make an injury claim Preston Chorley.
Our helpline service is open for your call 24 hours a day, 7 days a week and it is staffed with highly experienced, sensitive and friendly advisers who can answer your queries about making a personal injury claim for compensation. Go online and take part in their unique 30 second test and see if you qualify. If you do, then Accident Advice Helpline will allocate a specialist solicitor to your claim, who will work on 100% no win no fee basis on your behalf.
Accident Advice Helpline are experts in processing personal injury claims for head injury and have over 14 years’ experience of handling claims just like yours. They will provide a dependable, reliable and accountable service throughout your claim.
Date Published: 9th September 2013
Author: Emma Matthews