Acquired Brain Injury

Claiming Compensation for Acquired Brain Injury

Have you been the innocent victim of a criminal assault leaving you with some kind of brain trauma? Did it take so long for your GP to refer you to a specialist to get the correct diagnosis of a neurological illness that you have been left incapacitated? Did an operation in a hospital go wrong because of medical negligence? Were you involved in a motor accident or have a fall at work because someone was negligent about clearing things away?

If you have an acquired brain injury from an event that was no fault of yours, you deserve compensation, and Head Injury UK will help you get it. Brain injuries such as aneurism, subarachnoid haemorrhage or stroke of any kind can leave significant debilitating symptoms. In many cases these symptoms can be alleviated if victims receive high quality rehabilitation treatments, but these are rarely available on the NHS.

Our Aim: To Bring you the Compensation you Deserve and Need

You will have a single point of contact at Head Injury UK whom you can speak to whenever you want. That person will treat you sensitively and sympathetically, and will direct a team of specialist lawyers dedicated to your interest.

They will do everything they can to achieve the maximum compensation for you and bring you interim payments during the course of your claim. Compensation will cover the cost of the intensive rehabilitation treatment and care that will make a big difference to your level of recovery. It will also make provision for your loss of earnings and the expenses incurred by those who are caring for you.


Hypoxic brain injury caused by hospital error

Jane suffered brain damage due to NHS hospital negligence when her hospital failed to notice she had stopped breathing and needed resuscitation. Jane’s husband instructed Head Injury UK to fight for compensation. Jane was awarded £4,300,000.

Poor Hospital treatment causes Acquired Brain Injury

Jody was born prematurely with some brain injury, but later poor treatment when she was a girl caused serious acquired brain injury, particularly affecting her vision, hearing and causing epilepsy.  Liability has been admitted and a substantial interim payment made to pay for her to move into appropriate accommodation.  We are now working to finalise the claim.

Hospital Delay causes Acquired Brain Injury

Margaret's hospital failed to promptly to diagnose cerebritis, an infection in the brain itself, which then led to her developing a cerebral abscess.  This unfortunately caused her significant cognitive and physical disabilities, restricting her mobility and mental capacity.  Liability is admitted and we are still working to finalise her claim, assisted by her husband who has been appointed to make decisions on her behalf.

Head Injury UK: Acquired Brain Injury Claims Experts

The complexities of acquired brain injury claims need specialist expertise which our lawyers have put into practise time and time again with excellent results for their clients.

Contact us for your free, no obligation consultation.

What our clients say

We know that we have been extremely fortunate to have had such a consummate PI lawyer in Andy acting on our behalf but we have also been blessed by having had his support, trust, friendship and loyalty throughout. We cannot ever thank him enough.

The compensation Nicola has received has helped her move from a tiny council flat into a massive bungalow which has been specifically adapted. It has enabled her to have a better life.

If it was not for the help of my solicitor I don't know where I would have been today. He provided a great deal of emotional support and secured compensation at various stages from the insurance company to fund my treatment and allow me to live. He was there from start to finish.

Higgs & Sons acted for us for 5 years until our daughters claim for personal injuries was finally settled. Ian remains a trustee of our daughters trust fund and we now look upon him as a friend.

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Specialist Head Injury UK Solicitor Jenny Shone comments on some of the issues surrounding claims for Neonatal Meningitis

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