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.
There are two types of brain injury, Traumatic Brain Injury and Subtle 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 depend 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
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 minimize the risk of long-term brain damage.
As experienced brain injury solicitors we will go out of our way to ensure you receive the compensation you deserve.
We can also 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.