Brain Injury Compensation Claims

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Brain Injury Compensation Claims
LPC & GDL Matthew Shiels
Legally reviewed by: LPC & GDL Matthew Shiels In: Personal Injury

Can I Claim Brain Injury Compensation?

Brain injury compensation claims are some of the most difficult to deal with, as damage to the brain puts you and your loved ones in a life-changing situation. Getting fully compensated for such a traumatic situation can help towards medical costs and the necessary adjustments that need making within your day-to-day life.

Our solicitors have experience working with sensitive cases and have the expertise to provide all of the legal support that can make the process as simple as possible so you can focus on the things that really matter to you.

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Brain Injury Compensation Claims

Can I make Brain Injury Compensation Claims?

If you or your loved one has suffered a brain or head injury that was the result of an accident that wasn’t your fault, you may be able to claim compensation. This would be able to help you maintain your independence and improve your quality of life.

You should contact an industrial disease solicitor as soon as possible in regard to your brain injury compensation claim so that the legal process can be set into motion. This will also mean that events will be more recent and for example photographic evidence may still be able to be obtained.

There is a time limit on the amount of time that you or your loved one has after the accident to make a compensation claim. Court proceedings must be started within three years from the date of the accident. This means that it is more important than ever that you act as quickly as possible and contact our expert solicitors to get help with your brain injury claim.

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How do Brain Injuries Commonly Occur?

Although there are a number of different ways in which you can suffer a head or brain injury, some of the most common accidents include:

  • Falls from a height
  • Road traffic accidents
  • Medical negligence
  • Workplace accidents (including accidents in the military)

If you have suffered a brain injury as the result of any of these accidents, our injury solicitors can help you gather the evidence that you will need to make your compensation claim.

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Can I Calculate my Brain Injury Compensation Claims?

It is difficult to be able to calculate the exact amount that you may be entitled to. However, there are a few factors that are taken into account. These are:

  • Whether you will now require modifications to your home
  • If any vehicle was damaged in your accident, and the cost of it being repaired or replaced
  • Whether your injuries will prevent you from working and therefore result in a loss of earnings
  • Any medical expenses that you have already paid, in addition to any future treatment that you will need to receive

Cases of Brain Injury Fatalities

Brain injuries can be incredibly serious, and in very tragic cases they can even be fatal. If you have lost a loved one to a brain injury that was not their fault, you may be able to claim compensation after their death. Contact our expert solicitors for help with this more complex claim.

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Contact Us for Advice on Your Case

Here at AWH Solicitors, we have a lot of experience with serious personal injury claims and can guide you carefully through the process of claiming for compensation.

Contact us today for expert advice.

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