Are you looking for a Welshpool personal injury lawyer after suffering a brain injury?
It’s wise to look for a Welshpool personal injury lawyer if you have suffered a brain injury. When head or brain injuries occur, they can be very serious indeed. As it can be difficult to assess the severity of a brain injury at first, it’s important that even minor head injuries are checked over by a doctor. Although you may assume that you’re suffering from a mild concussion, it is possible that a more serious injury has occurred so you’ll want to access medical help as soon as possible.
Although doctors will attempt to treat patients immediately, often they are unable to predict the outcome when a brain injury occurs. In some instances, patients will be placed in an induced coma until the worst of the damage has eased. This can help to prevent the patient from suffering and it can also help to reduce any swelling which has occurred. By lowering the pressure on the brain, they can often make a more accurate diagnosis and prescribe further treatment or medical intervention.
Whilst some brain injuries do result in fatalities or life-changing symptoms, in most cases patients do return to their day-to-day lives. In some cases, patients may find that their mobility, memory or speech is affected but often these improve with time. If it’s appropriate, doctors may arrange physical therapy or speech therapy to assist patients with their recovery.
If you, or a member of your family, have sustained a head or brain injury, finding a Welshpool personal injury lawyer to help you claim compensation may not be your first priority. As this type of injury can be traumatic for everyone involved, it may take some time until you can consider making a personal injury claim.
If the injury occurred some time ago, this doesn’t mean that you won’t be able to obtain compensation. In fact, we are often able to help claimants who have been injured within the last three years so you could still have plenty of time to make your claim.
Of course, many people find that making a claim earlier can relieve stress whilst they are recovering. If you’re unable to work because of your injury, you may lose part or all of your income. Obtaining compensation can help replace this income and can reduce any financial worries you may have.
If you’ve suffered a head injury that was caused by someone or something else and you want to make a claim with the help of a Welshpool personal injury lawyer, why not contact Accident Advice Helpline and find out how we can help you? Simply call Accident Advice Helpline on 0800 689 0500 or 0333 500 0993 if you’re calling from a mobile phone to find out more today!
Date Published: 19th September 2014