Head injuries can be permanent and devastating effects on the victim and their families. In some cases, victims suffer disfigurement. Others require extensive therapy and may have reduced memory and mental capacity after the accident. With excellent medical care, therapy and rest it may be possible to recover from your head injury. However, what about the financial costs imposed on you and your family? Overcoming theses costs is possible if you seek out compensation with a skilled solicitor.
Working With Injury Solicitors
Working with solicitors can be intimidating for those inexperienced with the legal process. The process begins with a free assessment of your head injury claim case with one of Excalibur’s experienced solicitors. During this meeting, you will be asked a serious of questions about the injury and the impact the injury has had on you and your family. Following this assessment, the solicitor will decide whether or not to take the case. The next step in your case involves assembling and reviewing all the relevant documentation.
Documenting Your Head Injury Claim
To file a head injury claim, you will need extensive documentation and records in place. With your solicitor’s help, you can start the information gathering process. Depending on your case, you will need information regarding the particulars of the injury (when, where, and how did the injury occur) and details regarding your treatment and recovery (e.g. have you made a full recovery? How long did the treatment take? Did you have to pay any medical expenses out of pocket?). In addition, the solicitor will need to understand how the injury has caused you to experience suffering, lost income, time away from work and permanent injuries. With this information in place, injury solicitors will be able to provide a free assessment of your head injury claim case.
Head Injury Compensation: What Can You Expect?
As one of the most serious injuries one can endure, compensation for head injuries can be quite substantial. For example, severe hearing loss can result in compensation over 20,000 pounds. On the other hand, extreme psychiatric injury that leaves you with the inability to live a normal live can result in much higher compensation. To obtain a compensation estimate based on the particulars of your head injury claim, schedule a free consultation with injury solicitors.