One of the most serious injuries with which the personal injury lawyers at Accident Advice Helpline deal is head injuries. We know that when we take on a client from the Bitton area who has suffered a head injury in an accident that was not their fault, we are possibly dealing with life-threatening or life-changing injuries. It is impossible to predict the outcome of a head injury – some people make a complete recovery, whilst others do not survive or are left with permanent disabilities.
For a client with a head injury, starting a compensation claim with a personal injury lawyer in Bitton at Accident Advice Helpline can be a lifeline. A claim with a lawyer in Bitton can provide vital financial resources to support a family or make adaptions to a home and lifestyle. The expert personal injury lawyers at Accident Advice Helpline understand this and negotiate hard to get the levels of compensation that our clients deserve.
Causes of head injury claims
Head injury claims with a lawyer in Bitton arise in a number of ways and from a variety of accidents. Here are some examples:
- Car accidents;
- Motorcycle accidents;
- Falls from height;
- Objects falling from height;
- Falls down stairs; and
- Pieces of machinery moving at speed.
Some injuries could have been prevented or the severity of the injuries reduced if protective head gear had been worn, such as a hard hat on a construction site or a motorcycle helmet.
Getting help with head injury claims
Obviously the first help that is required is medical help, and in the case of a head injury this is required urgently. Serious head injuries require emergency medical treatment at the scene so that the casualty can be stabilised before they are transferred to hospital. At the hospital, a full assessment will be carried out to gauge the severity of the injury, which may include a physical examination and scans or X-rays. Many head injuries require a period in hospital and some of this may be in a high dependency unit or an intensive therapy unit.
Help with the legal aspects of the case can be provided by Accident Advice Helpline. We will deal with the case sensitively and professionally, as we have over a decade of experience in this field. To make things easier for our clients, we have set up a 24/7 helpline so that we can be contacted at any time of the day or night on any day of the year. We will handle as much of the paperwork as we can on our clients’ behalf and negotiate hard to get the highest levels of compensation for our clients.
Some cases take longer than others to resolve and some head injury claims can be complex. Your Accident Advice Helpline personal injury lawyer will be able to keep you updated about how the claim is progressing – most are completed in out-of-court settlements. Just dial 0800 689 0500 to speak to an adviser now.
Date Published: 10th January 2014
Author: David Brown