What is the Difference Between Brain Contusion and Concussion
Many people assume that brain concussion is far more severe than brain contusion. That is not the case. Brain contusion is a bruise / bleeding on the brain due to trauma in a specific area whereas brain concussion is more widespread brain trauma.
Brain Contusion Claims Information
Brain injuries are extremely sensitive issues, as in many situations the person has suffered secondary injuries because of the brain injury. These injuries can be in the form of the loss of vision, hearing, short-term or long-term memory, motor functions, speech, etc. In some cases, the injuries caused on the brain can result in death. In all situations, the brain contusion injury is life changing. If you or a loved one believe they have been a victim of negligence which has resulted in a Brain Contusion, here is what you need to know to make a claim.
What are the Typical Symptoms of Brain Contusions?
If you have been in surgery, have had an automotive accident, or any other impact on the brain, there may be some brain contusion. Symptoms of a brain contusion include:
- Migraines and headaches which go beyond the norm, or a sudden frequency of headaches.
- Clumsiness and Dizziness
- Memory loss
- Restricting or inability to perform certain motor functions
- Speech, vision, or hearing impairment
- Mood swings, inability to manage emotions
- A decline in concentration skills
- Sharp pains in the muscles
- Muscle spasms
Am I Eligible To Claim For A Brain Contusion?
You are eligible to claim for a brain contusion if you have suffered this injury as a result of someone else’s negligence. As long as the fault lies with another, you will be able to make a claim. If you are unsure as to whether or not you are eligible to make a claim for a brain contusion, please feel free to contact our personal injury specialists for friendly, no obligation advice. If you have suffered from a brain contusion that was not your fault, we are here for you.
Should I File a Brain Contusion Claim?
Contusions are caused then the brain has been traumatised. Here are a few situations which could cause a brain contusion. If you have been in a car accident, then there is the risk of bruising on the brain, especially if the head hit the steering wheel, the dash, or any other hard surface of the vehicle. Those which have loved ones who have passed as a result of a vehicle accident which caused a brain injury may have grounds for a claim, especially if the accident was the fault of another. Those which have had a substantial impact to the head as a result of safety negligence at a work-site, such as a construction site where the head gear was non-sufficient to prevent injury, may have grounds for a claim. If you are unsure as to whether you are eligible to claim, contact our team today for friendly, no obligation advice.
What Information Will I Need to Make a Claim for Compensation?
When filing a brain contusion claim, you should keep all the supporting documents that you can. Expenses and any loss in wages should be noted. Any police reports and witness reports should be provided as well. Other documentation may be required when filing your claim. It is important to research what documents should be provided so that you have the best chances to get the compensation that you deserve. For more information, feel free to contact our legal experts today for support and guidance.
Brain Contusion Compensation Claims Calculator
If you have suffered from a brain contusion injury due to negligence or a lack of care in the workplace, you should reach out to our personal injury solicitors at Tylers. This sort of injury on the brain can be very serious and the amount you could receive depends on your personal circumstances. If you want an instantaneous estimated amount you could be entitled to, then use Tylers simple brain contusion claim calculator below!
Minor Brain Contusion Damage Compensation Amounts
In this case, symptoms may be minor but still can affect your daily life. The most likely symptoms you can get at this stage are poor memory and poor concentration. Although, it may still be minor changes at this stage, it’s important to get attention immediately.
£12,000 to £28,000
Moderate Brain Contusion Damage Compensation Amounts
Although this category is moderate, you could see signs of a serious decrease in mental capacity here. The symptoms at this stage can range from confusion to clumsiness and dizziness. if you need help, get in touch with us today and we can help you get the compensation you deserve.
Up to £80,000
Serious Brain Contusion Damage Compensation Amounts
In this case, you will see a serious mental disablement and decline of mental well-being. This will result in your life being affected significantly with working and personal commitments completely changing. Get in touch with one of our experts today and we can help you.
Up to £175,000
Severe Brain Contusion Compensation Amounts
In these instances, the brain contusion injury is becoming life threatening and extremely debilitating. Round the clock care is necessary in these instances and there’s often little or minimal quality of life for the victim. if you are looking for compensation for a loved one, contact us now.
Up to £275,000
Frequently Asked Questions
When Should I File My Brain Contusion Claim?
If you have suffered from a brain contusion or if you are the legal guardian or loved one of someone who has suffered from a brain contusion and wish to file a compensation claim, please contact a compensation expert. Compensation claims are time sensitive and based upon a number of factors including the duration of the injury, the level of the injury, the probability of the injury, as well as time frame in which the claim was filed. Here at Tylers Solicitors, our personal injury experts are here to help you to claim the compensation you deserve.
Why Choose Tylers For Your Brain Contusion Claim?
Contacting Tylers – a professional compensation expert for your brain contusion injury claim – provides you with the best chances to receive the compensation you deserve. The professional will be able to evaluate your case specifics and provide you with the options available to receive the compensation that you deserve. Filing a compensation claim requires that forms and documentation be submitted within certain allotted times. The claims expert will be able to file all the appropriate paperwork at the appropriate time.
If you have suffered a Brain Contusion as a result of an incident that wasn’t your fault, then you may be able to make a claim. Call Tylers today on (freephone): 0800 699 0079 to see if you can make a claim today.
Can I Claim Compensation For a Brain Injury in a Public Place?
Although, it is possible to claim for a brain injury that you sustained in a public place, it is harder to claim for than those brain injuries that happen as a result of negligence in the workplace. This is because it’s harder to hold someone liable. However, you should still give us a call so we can look into this for you. After all, the fundamentals stay the same as in if you can provide us with proof for the accident occurring then there could be a case to work with. For free, no obligation advice or to begin your claim for compensation, contact us today.
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