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    "If you've been injured through no fault of your own you could be entitled to compensation. If you're unsure if you could claim, I recommend you call Accident Advice Helpline."

    Esther Rantzen

    Treating a head injury

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    Treating a head injury


    Treating a head injury is obviously very important. If the symptoms of a head injury are overlooked, then the victim could potentially die. Treating a head injury yourself at home is not a good idea. Anyone suffering from a head injury needs to get looked over by a health professional just to be on the safe side.

    Understanding the symptoms of a head injury makes it much easier to seek medical help if you notice the signs in yourself or another person. Things to watch out for are nausea, confusion, memory loss, dizziness, vomiting, swelling and bruising in the head and face areas, blood or other liquid pouring from an ear or nostril, sleepiness, difficulty walking and in some cases, loss of consciousness.

    Various methods of treating a head injury

    All head injuries are different, as are the accidents that cause them. When a patient with a head injury gets to the hospital, further examination will give medical professionals a better idea of what kind of treatment to offer.

    A mild concussion may not require any treatment other than keeping the patient awake for a period of time and keeping them in the hospital for up to 48 hours for observation purposes. A severe head injury, on the other hand, might mean further tests, breathing support and perhaps even brain surgery.

    Medical professionals in UK hospitals do all they can to ensure that they treat head injuries to the best of their ability. Because head injuries vary in severity, so does the damage that they do. You can overcome a minor head injury without any ill effects. A major injury to the head, however, can tragically leave the victim in a permanent vegetative state. The most severe head injuries often prove fatal.

    If it wasn’t your fault

    Was the accident that caused your head injury caused by someone else’s negligence? If you were injured in an accident you didn’t cause within the past three years, you may well have a valid compensation claim. However, you must have sought medical attention and treatment for your injuries. The medical documentation will serve as important evidence for the accident solicitor that fights the claim on your behalf.

    We are a firm of personal injury experts who help people in the UK. The name of our firm is Accident Advice Helpline. We believe that anyone who is hurt through no fault of their own deserves justice. We have worked hard to obtain justice for countless people all over the nation. Our in-house accident solicitors are some of the very best in the business.

    To find out more about a possible head injury compensation claim, please give one of our welcoming advisors a quick call for free on 0800 689 0500. You can also reach us on a mobile if you call 0333 500 0993.  

    Category: Head injury claim

    Accident Advice Helpline (or AAH) is a trading name of Slater and Gordon UK Limited, a company registered in England & Wales with registration number 07931918, VAT 125 446 327, registered office 50/52 Chancery Lane, London WC2A 1HL and is an approved Alternative Business Structure authorised and regulated by the Solicitors Regulation Authority and authorised and regulated by the Financial Conduct Authority for insurance mediation activity.

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