Head Injury Claims

Vastly experienced & highly specialised Head Injury Solicitors

Head injuries can be extremely serious and can have long-term effects on a person’s life. If you or a loved one has suffered a serious head injury or brain injury, our expert team can help make a claim.

Our specialist head injury solicitors have over 33 years’ experience dealing with large and complex serious injury cases, including those involving head and brain injuries.

With our tailored approach, our specialist team go beyond securing high compensation awards. We work to put in place everything needed to allow the injured party to move forward comfortably with their life following a head injury.

This includes addressing rehabilitation needs, and any adaptations that may be required to the home to live comfortably.

Frequently Asked Questions about Head Injury Claims

If you or a loved one has suffered a serious head injury, you are likely to have many important questions that need to be addressed. Here, we answer some of the most common questions about head injuries and head injury claims.

If you have a question that is not answered here, please do not hesitate to contact us and we will try our best to answer it for you.

What are some of the symptoms of a head injury?

Some symptoms of a minor head injury may include a headache, a raised or swollen area from a bump or bruise, nausea or blurred vision, to note just a few.

Whereas, moderate to severe head injuries (which require immediate medical attention), may include any of the symptoms mentioned above plus loss of consciousness, severe headache, loss of short-term memory, behaviour changes and more.

How do head and brain injuries happen?

Each year 1.4 million people visit A&E in England and Wales with a head injury. Approximately 20% of these visits include evidence of brain damage.

Head injuries can occur from a variety of different circumstances, from accidents on the road to injuries in the workplace. Some of the cases we have dealt with involving head injuries include:

• Workplace accidents

• Road traffic accidents

• Criminal injuries

Can I make a head injury claim on behalf of someone else?

When someone suffers a serious head injury, they may lack the mental capacity to make a head injury compensation claim on their own.

In such circumstances, it is possible, and perfectly normal for a close family member or friend to act on their behalf to ensure the compensation they deserve can be recovered.

If you are looking to claim on behalf of a family member or friend, we understand the challenges you may be facing and our expert team can help. Talk to one of our specialist solicitors today for a free consultation.

Is there a time limit for head injury claims?

In most cases, the time limit for starting Court proceedings for a head injury claim is three years from the date of the injury. This is known as the ‘limitation date’.

To find out about the precise limitation period in the case you are concerned with, professional legal advice should be sought from a firm of solicitors with extensive experience in serious personal injury claims.

How much is a head injury claim worth?

Our team ensure the head injury compensation you receive reflects your overall situation and will help you to build a more comfortable and financially secure future.

A number of factors are taken into consideration when calculating head injury compensation such as the severity of the injury and the impact it will have on you, as well as any costs associated with your injuries. For example, future loss of earnings and expenses occurred as a result of the injury will be taken into account.

The amount of compensation you will receive will be individual to your situation. To talk to us about your individual situation call us on 0330 058 0377 or fill out the form below and we will be able to provide you with more information.

Can I make a 'No Win, No Fee' head injury claim?

If you’ve suffered a serious head injury that wasn’t your fault, you may be able to claim compensation for your injuries and suffering.

We are happy to operate on a ‘No Win, No Fee Basis’, meaning that you won’t pay us anything in the event that your claim is unsuccessful, ensuring you are risk free.

Head injury at work claims

Head injuries in the workplace may occur due to slips, trips or falls. For example, this may happen by tripping over an obstacle in a walkway.

In more severe circumstances, serious head injuries in the workplace can occur as a result of falls from a height, being struck by a moving vehicle/falling object or becoming trapped by something collapsing.

Head injuries in road traffic accidents

Road traffic accidents are a common cause of serious head injuries.

We have dealt with many cases involving head and brain injuries ranging from car and motorbike accidents to cycling and pedestrian accidents.

Accredited Personal Injury Lawyers

Our focus and expertise has led us to achieve a number of accreditations over the years, recognising our experience and expertise in large and complex serious injury cases.

A complete & tailored service

Our serious injury lawyers take control of the legal process so that you can focus on rehabilitation and recovery. We promise to:

  • Secure you the best level of compensation and future care;
  • Support you throughout your case and after your case has been concluded;
  • Communicate with you clearly and regularly about your case.

Speak to a serious injury expert

However, your head or brain injury occurred, it is essential to make a claim for head injury compensation as soon as possible. Head injuries can be extremely serious, so as soon as you’re ready to make a claim, you should reach out to a specialist to discuss your situation.

Contact us on 0330 058 0377 or fill out the form below with your details and we will call you back to provide you with free expert legal advice and provide the option to begin your head injury compensation claim with us.

Why choose us for your head injury compensation claim?

With over 33 years’ experience dealing with serious head and brain injury claims, we understand the devastating impact of head injuries, and the challenges they present. Not just for the individual, but for family and friends also.

We receive many serious injury cases that are transferred from other solicitors, and have a proud history of securing multi-million pound settlements. Our expert serious injury lawyers have helped many people, like you, rebuild their lives after a serious injury. It may seem daunting, but we are here to guide you every step of the way.

Get in touch

Simply complete the form and one of our serious injury specialists will contact you to discuss your situation and advise you on your next steps. Alternatively, call us free today on 0330 058 0377

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