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Brain Injury Compensation Claims

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What is a Traumatic Brain Injury?

A traumatic brain injury occurs when the brain is subject to serious trauma due to a head injury, which can occur as a result of a car accident, a fall or an accident at work. After suffering from a head injury, the patient may feel sick, dizzy and fall unconscious and there may be visible signs of damage to the head.

The long-term effects and symptoms of a traumatic brain injury depends on a number of factors, including the severity and location of the injury and the period of unconsciousness. The main symptoms of a traumatic brain injury include:

  • Dizziness
  • Headaches
  • Balance problems
  • Cognitive difficulties
  • Behaviour changes
  • Loss of function

Depending on how severe the head injury is, rehabilitation may be necessary in order to teach the brain alternative ways to function to help to minimise the risk of long-term brain damage.

What is Subtle Brain Injury?

A subtle brain injury usually occurs when the brain is subject to trauma after a head injury, which may be due to a car accident, fall, or an accident at work.

Often, the trauma to the head may not appear to be too serious, especially if there is no visible signs of injury to the head. However, there may be some damage to the brain after an accident which may cause long-term, disabling symptoms.

The long-term effects of a subtle brain injury depend on a number of factors, including the severity of the injury and where it’s located. The most common long-term symptoms of subtle brain injuries include:

  • Frequent headaches
  • Dizziness
  • Balance problems
  • Changes in behaviour
  • Cognitive difficulties

There are a number of different treatment options for subtle brain injuries, which will depend on the severity and symptoms of the injury. The most common treatment plans include neurologists, psychiatrists and occupational therapists.

Can I Claim Compensation for a Brain Injury?

If you are looking to claim compensation for a brain injury, you will need to be able to prove that the injury was caused by another’s negligence. The compensation amounts for brain injuries can vary depending on the severity of the injury and the impact it has had on both your working capabilities and your needs for care.

As part of your claim, medical experts will be instructed to provide their professional opinion on the effect the accident has had and how that may progress in the future.

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How we can Help You with Your Compensation Claim

If you’re looking to file a compensation claim for a brain injury that was due to an accident, we will go out of our way to ensure you receive the compensation you deserve.

We will provide access to medical experts, rehabilitation services and therapies to ensure you have all the aids, equipment and assistance to help you to recover from your brain injury.

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