An acquired brain injury covers all circumstances in which the brain injury has occurred after birth, and comprises of traumatic brain injury as well as tumour, stroke, brain haemorrhage and encephalitis, as a few examples.
The effects are similar to those of traumatic brain injury, but there are key variances that makes treating and managing individuals with an acquired brain injury quite dissimilar.
Head and brain injury have a severe impact on the lives of an individual. Some of the activities which the injury will hinder include: work, education and day to day living.
When a person suffers from head injury, he or she will experience physical problems such as cognitive impairment and impaired movement.
When you encounter such problems, you may want to consider an Acquired Brain Injury Compensation Claim. This is where a solicitor calculates the amount of compensation which can be claimed for your pain, suffering and long-term needs.
How Will JMR Solicitors Know How Much to Claim For?
The preliminary step is for your brain injury solicitor is to acquire a medical report on your behalf. Accordingly, he or she describes exactly the ailment of the brain and head injuries and what impact this has on your future based on your symptoms.
The report is assembled by the consultant neurosurgeon. The report is then presented to your solicitor who will look at the severity of the head and brain injury set out. In addition to the pain and suffering, the solicitor will go through the financial losses which you have experienced. Some of the charges consist of: travelling expenses, medical expenses, income loss and head injury rehabilitation expenses. Consequently, the total and future losses will be considered by the brain injury solicitor and added to the compensation. This will govern how much you will be paid. Separately from the final compensation figure, you will also be entitled to interest on your claim.
Minor or moderate brain injury
This is a brain injury which is indicated by a coma of a short amount of time. The length of time is between 15 minutes to six hours. The settlement which is typically received under this condition is £1,600 to £10,000.
Severe brain and head injury compensation
A severe brain injury is classed by a period of seven to forty-eight hours in a coma. This is associated by post-traumatic condition from 1 to 7 days in which you may feel both confused and perplexed. The person who is suffering from a severe injury claim typically gets between £12,000 to £220,000.
Very severe head and brain injury
When you are suffering from serious damage, you could receive £220,000-£320,000. This is because of the impact and severity on living standards and life expectancy.
The head and brain injury compensation claim can be handled by JMR solicitors. With experienced personal injury solicitors, you will get assistance and guidance on whether it is possible to make a compensation claim.
How Can I Get In Touch with JMR Solicitors for My Acquired Brain Injury?
If you have suffered an acquired brain injury, then you may be eligible to claim compensation. Call JMR Solicitors today on 0161 491 3933.