Anyone who has suffered a brain injury or seen a loved one suffer from it knows how difficult such an experience is. In the UK, victims of a brain injury contributed by medical negligence, sub-standard medical care, or negligent safety provisions from an employer, may be able to make a brain injury compensation claim.
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In order to ensure the best chance of bringing a successful claim, you should involve the services of an expert brain injury solicitor. Hampson Hughes has a team of trusted brain injury solicitors, highly experienced and qualified to provide the required legal assistance to help you win. We offer expert ideal legal advice and representation to clients across England and Wales looking to pursue a brain injury claim.
How do I know if I have a Brain Injury Claim?
Whatever the degree of brain injury, you may be eligible to make a brain injury compensation claim if the injury can be attributed to the negligence of a medical professional or facility, both private and the NHS. There are also many situations related to workplace accidents, road traffic accidents and other settings that can lead to a personal injury claim with regards to a brain injury.
If you have reason to believe that the medical care or workplace safety provisions you received were not of the expected standard, and is responsible for the brain injury that followed, then please contact Hampson Hughes Solicitors. We will provide a free initial consultation to explore your case and identify the best approach to consider.
Some issues that can warrant a brain injury claim include:
Neglectful care from staff
Workplace slip, trip or fall
Road traffic accident
This list is not exhaustive but covers many of the most common occurrences, but you can always call us if your issue is not listed and we’ll be able to assist you on assessing whether you have the case for a possible claim. The best way to see whether you have cause to pursue a brain injury claim is to get in touch with us by phone or email.
How can I make a Brain Injury Claim?
For a complex issue such as a brain injury compensation claim, it requires the expertise of a competent brain injury solicitor. We have brain injury lawyers you can rely on to pursue a compensation claim on your behalf. This allows you to get honest and realistic legal advice from our highly qualified and knowledgeable solicitors.
With the assistance of our brain injury solicitors, we will be able to assess whether we can link the brain injury to the third party, in most cases this is a medical professional or an employer. Our expert solicitors gather evidence that supports your claim in order to demonstrate that the third party in question is responsible for the brain injury.
In order to investigate a potential claim, we will obtain medical records and seek advice from independent medical experts. Sometimes we use relevant medical journals to find if the care you received was of a standard recommended. It is through the expertise of our brain injury solicitors that you can bring the most robust and reliable brain injury claim. It may be helpful if you can also offer any other relevant information you may have related to the brain injury but please do not worry if you do not because we will gather all the evidence including your own testimony and that of your loved ones so we can stress the impact that the negligence has caused.
Our solicitors can represent you and demonstrate how the brain injury has impacted on your life. We can work to show that the medical expert or employer’s negligence contributed to loss of employment, ongoing medical costs, loss of enjoyment because of pain and suffering, as well as causing a burden to you and your family. You can trust our solicitors to keep you informed of the progress of your brain injury compensation claim in terms that you will understand. We guide you through the entire process to give the best chance of a successful outcome.
How much does a Brain Injury Claim cost?
Hampson Hughes understands that the legal expenses for a brain injury claim are a major concern for many individuals. We, therefore allow various payment options. A lot of our clients prefer the Conditional Fee Agreement (CFA), known popularly as No Win No Fee model. This is a favourable option as it helps in protecting the financial interests of the client. We can recover most of the expenses from the defendant if we represent you on CFA.
Also, there would be no solicitors’ fee if the claim isn’t successful and you won’t be left with huge legal bills to cover. Offering the No Win, No Fee model shows how committed and confident our team of brain injury solicitors are here at Hampson Hughes for each and every claim we agree to take on.
If you have an active insurance policy or trade union membership that can cover you for legal expenses of a brain injury compensation claim, we assist you to utilise it. We know that brain injury impacts can be a serious burden on your life that directly affects your financial sources. Our solicitors therefore provide guidance on the ideal payment option while considering the circumstances of your case.
Brain injury compensation must be claimed within 3 years of when the incident occurred, or when the patient first became aware of the negligence that caused a brain injury.
Children have 3 years from the date of their 18th birthday to pursue a compensation (up until their 21st birthday). Although a suitable adult can bring the claim on their behalf before they reach their majority.
Special rules may apply if the Claimant lacks mental incapacity and they may be allowed longer than normal – this is a very complex area though so we strongly urge you to contact us for expert advice without further delay if you feel this applies to you and a loved one’s case.
We do advise close family members to consider whether they can be the trusted person to claim on behalf of those patients who are mentally incapable, or too young. This can help a lot, considering the serious and often ongoing impacts of a brain injury on the life of a patient and their loved ones.
Please reach our brain injury lawyers by phone or email as soon as possible when you realise that negligence has contributed to brain injury.
How do I find an expert Brain Injury Solicitor?
It is of great importance that you find expert legal services if you want to have the best chance of success of compensation for your brain injury claim. You can get ideal representation, excellent legal advice and clear communication on the status of your claim at every stage.
Hampson Hughes Solicitors believes that we are the right legal team to go with for anyone seeking the help of a trusted brain injury solicitor. We guide you through the entire process of making a brain injury claim from consultation, gathering of evidence, interviewing of professional medical witnesses, to court representation and/or the negotiation of final compensation settlement.
We have been of great help to many clients across the UK who wished to make a brain injury claim. You may wish to know more about us and the legal services we offer through our clinical negligence experts who have a strong track record in negligence claims. Please contact us by phone, email or online contact form today, our legal staff will be delighted to discuss how we can assist you.
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