Head injuries can very in severity - from minor cuts and bruising to serious implications due to the vulnerability and importance of the brain. A head injury can impact your daily life, affecting your capacity to work, engage in routine activities and enjoy your pastimes.
Beyond the immediate physical impacts, head injuries can result in emotional repercussions, raising anxieties about your future health, prospects and financial stability. If your head injury resulted from the negligence or direct actions of another person or an organisation, you may be entitled to claim compensation to address both your pain and any financial setbacks.
Switalskis understands the gravity of what you're going through. Our specialist team is ready to guide you through the process of securing compensation. Our solicitors are experienced in handling claims for head injuries of all types and severities. We understand the sensitivity that such claims need to be approached with and dedicate ourselves to offering compassionate and clear guidance, making sure you are informed every step of the way.
Regardless of how your injury was caused, we're here to assist you in claiming compensation. Working with us means more than just acquiring legal advice; it’s about getting support from a team deeply committed to pursuing justice for you.
We recognise the various impacts a head injury can have on your life and our solicitors are here to support you in claiming compensation. When you reach out to us, we will discuss your unique situation so we can understand your circumstances. We'll explain the claims process to you, making sure you're fully aware of what's involved and what's expected should you decide to proceed.
We will guide you through every stage of making your claim. We're committed to breaking down each step into straightforward terms, taking on the majority of the legal legwork so you can concentrate on your recovery.
Our solicitors strive to understand how your injury has affected your life. Our thorough and compassionate approach allows us to work on a level where we have a close working relationship with you, guiding you on the path to recovery.
Head injuries can be life-altering, and in many cases, they arise due to the negligence or oversight of another person or organisation. Here are some examples of head and brain injury cases we typically handle:
Head injuries can range from minor to severe, with each type having its own set of challenges and implications. Here are some common types of head injuries for which claims are often made:
It's essential to remember that the aftermath of a head injury isn't just physical. The emotional and toll can affect both you and your loved ones. At Switalskis, we understand the depth of these challenges.
Navigating a compensation claim can be daunting, especially after suffering a head injury. Our dedicated team of solicitors will shoulder the bulk of the legal work and make sure you're well-informed throughout the process.
Here's a breakdown of how the claims process typically works:
Throughout this process, we'll keep you up-to-date on developments in the case, making sure you're well-equipped to make informed decisions. With Switalskis by your side, you can focus on what truly matters: your recovery and wellbeing.
Typically, personal injury claims, including those for head injuries, must be initiated within three years of the accident or incident that led to the injury.
There are some notable exceptions to this three-year time frame:
The claims process takes time and each case is unique, presenting different challenges. The earlier we start building your case, the stronger your claim is likely to be. We encourage you to contact us as soon as possible to allow us to start working on your behalf and give you the best chance of making a successful claim.
Personal injury compensation is typically segmented into two main categories:
A precise estimate of the compensation you will be able to claim is impossible to pin down without first assessing your circumstances. Contact our solicitors as soon as you can, and we'll explore your situation to help you understand your case and what you may be able to claim.
We handle the majority of our personal injury claims, including those for head injuries, on a no win, no fee basis. Should we be successful, a pre-agreed portion of the final compensation award will contribute to covering your legal costs.
Your health and safety should be your top priority following an accident where you hit your head. Make sure to seek medical help even if you believe you’re fine - the effects of head injuries may not always appear obvious at first but can have serious consequences later down the line, especially if you’re not diagnosed.
If you've sustained a head injury due to an accident, there are several steps you can take to improve your chances of obtaining the support and compensation you need:
Engaging with legal assistance isn't solely about financial recompense. It's a step towards making sure you have the right support mechanisms in place to enhance your recovery.
Personal injury claims come in various shapes and sizes, each with its own set of rules, challenges and considerations. At Switalskis, we've got the expertise to handle a wide range of personal injury claims. Here's a quick rundown of the various types of personal injury claims we can help you with: