Have you sustained a severe head injury? Speak to the expert injury solicitors in Chigwell Row for help with your personal injury claim!
Severe head injuries are particularly worrying, as they can often result in significant cognitive and processing problems for the victim of a brain injury. Depending on which areas of the brain have been damaged, certain functions can be permanently affected resulting in speech, language, memory and functioning difficulties which are lifelong.
What types of accidents can cause severe head injury?
Brain injuries can happen in many ways, and just a few examples are:
- road traffic accidents
- riding accidents
- cycling accidents
- motorbike accidents
- falls from height
- construction and industrial accidents
How does the brain get damaged?
The brain may become damaged when fluid builds up in the skull forcing the brain to swell downwards. Fluid may be due to internal bleeding which causes a build up of pressure inside the skull. Unless this is diagnosed and treated promptly, then the brain may become damaged permanently.
What are the symptoms of head injury?
- visible head trauma
- loss of consciousness
How are head injuries diagnosed?
Head injuries are assessed by paramedics as soon as they arrive on scene. Using the Glasgow Coma Scale, the medical professionals can ascertain if the head trauma is severe enough to call for an air ambulance to attend the scene and transport the casualty quickly to hospital.
Any head injury that causes a loss of consciousness should always be investigated by a medical practitioner.
Claiming for your head injury using the services of injury solicitors in Chigwell Row
If you, or someone close to you, have sustained a head injury as the result of an accident or incident that wasn’t their fault within the last 3 years, then they may be legally entitled to claim for personal injury compensation using Accident Advice Helpline’s injury solicitors in Chigwell Row.
Who are Accident Advice Helpline?
Accident Advice Helpline provides a 24 hour, 7 days a week telephone helpline service to offer information and no obligation advice about claiming for injuries, caused by accidents that weren’t your fault. Their helpful and friendly advisers can guide you through the claims process and answer any queries that you may have about using their injury solicitors in Chigwell Row to process your injury claim. If you want to speak to an adviser then dial 0800 689 0500.
Their injury solicitors will ensure that you are kept informed throughout the claims process and will even process your claim on a 100% no win no fee* basis.
To find out quickly and reliably, if you are eligible to make a personal injury compensation claim for your head injury, using their injury solicitors in Chigwell Row, just go online and take part in their unique 30 second test! It will also give you an estimate of the amount you might be awarded.
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Date Published: 5th December 2013
Author: Clare P
Category: Legal Services
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