The devastating effects of a head or brain injury can be truly life changing and getting the compensation you deserve can be vital in ensuring you receive the medical treatment and rehabilitation services you need. This is in addition to any changes to your lifestyle which you find are now needed.
What is a serious head or brain injury?
This is usually described as an injury that impacts your daily life in a significant way and may also impact your future. It may also have an effect on those around you.
Injuries can include
People can be injured in a variety of ways including:-
• Car and Motorbike accidents
• Accidents at work
• As a pedestrian or on an escooter
• Sports injuries
• Medical negligence
• Public liability claims
What are the symptoms?
Symptoms can be long or short term and can vary significantly between individuals but can include:-
• Physical – poor concentration, dizziness, loss of eyesight, an inability to sleep, headaches a loss of strength, a loss of smell and an inability to deal with bright light.
• Memory – An inability to concentrate as well as before and to forget things and perhaps a slower mental capacity.
• Behaviour – a greater degree of moodiness, depression, mood changes and a lack of inhibition.
No Win No Fee Scheme
Can I make a claim under a No Win No Fee? In most cases yes if it is felt that you have a strong case. This would mean that even if your case were to be unsuccessful then you would pay nothing.
How soon do I need to make a claim?
Usually, a brain injury negligence claim should be made within three years from when the negligence occurred or from when you were first aware that you have suffered an injury or illness as a result of negligence. Speak with us to discuss full details of any time limits.
How do I make a claim?
Contact us now for a free initial consultation where we will be able to advise on how to proceed with your claim and the level of compensation you may be able to receive. Additionally, if you have already got a brain injury negligence case with another solicitor but feel you’re not getting the specialist legal advice you need we would be happy to discuss transferring your case to ourselves.
Brain Injury claims simplified
If you require any legal advice with regard to claiming compensation for a brain or head injury or require any other legal advice then look no further than Powell Eddison where some of West Yorkshire's leading brain injury and medical negligence solicitors are based. Do not hesitate to get in touch with us today for a FREE initial consultation.
Call us on 01423 564551 and ask to speak to brain injury specialist David Cartwright who will answer any questions you have. Your initial consultation is also free.