Brain Damage Claim
Any injury to the brain can be devastating. The brain is sensitive and any form of damage to it can lead to long term effects. These effects can often be life-changing both for the individual as well as their friends and family.
If you or someone you know has suffered brain damage as a result of an accident that wasn’t their fault, then you may be eligible for compensation. This compensation can help pay for any ongoing treatment required and help compensate for any loss of earnings as a result.
Here, at Injury Lawyers UK, we have a team of qualified lawyers with over 20 years of experience and a successful track record in compensation claims. We know it’s important to get support and we’re here to help.
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Types of Brain Injury
Brain injuries are sustained in three main ways:
1. Traumatic – Caused by a blow to the head for example
2. Acquired – Refers to any injury that has occurred after birth
3. Congenital – Where damage was present at birth
The severity is also classified in three ways:
1. Minor – An injury such as concussion where normal function is expected to return quickly
2. Moderate – Where symptoms may last up to a year
3. Severe – Include potential hospitalisation and ongoing symptoms occur leading to an inability to return to normal everyday life
Effects of brain injuries include:
- Loss of/reduced memory
- Mood swings
- Seizures and tiredness
- Worsening coordination and motor skills
Causes of brain injury vary but include workplace accidents. Common causes of workplace brain damage injuries include accidents due to:
- Lack of training and supervision
- Poorly maintained equipment
- Inadequate provision of safety equipment
No matter how you sustained a brain injury in the workplace we will be able to pursue a claim for compensation.
Can I Make a Claim?
If you have suffered an injury through no fault of your own, then you may be eligible to claim.
Workplaces have a duty of care to all their employees to keep them safe and to minimise risks as best as possible. This includes a requirement to perform risk assessments, provide adequate training and to ensure that all equipment is maintained. If this hasn’t happened and an injury is sustained as a result, then a claim is possible.
The best way to know if a claim is possible is to get in touch with our lawyers. Here, at Injury Lawyers UK, all our lawyers are fully qualified and understand that brain damage injuries can be devastating. Therefore, they will deal with you professionally but also with the empathy and understanding required.
TALK TO INJURY LAWYERS UK TODAY
If you’ve suffered a brain injury at work and wish to pursue a claim for compensation, contact the team at Injury Lawyers UK today. We’ll provide a thorough assessment of your situation and help you in achieving the compensation you deserve. Contact us on 0800 1123 156 today or submit an online enquiry form and we’ll be in touch.