Brain Injury Compensation Claims | Injury Solicitors | Hugh James
At Hugh James, our team of specialist brain
injury compensation solicitors provide expert advice and services
to ensure you receive the highest possible level of compensation.
We will ensure you get the best care, treatment and rehabilitation
following a traumatic brain injury.
Traumatic brain injuries have life changing
implications for an individual and their family. Quality care,
treatment and rehabilitation are essential to ensure the continued
health and wellbeing of a brain injured person. Our expert brain
injury solicitors can help on a no win, no fee basis – contact us
today for free, no obligation advice.
What is a traumatic brain injury?
Headway UK defines a traumatic brain injury as damage to the
brain from trauma to the head. This damage is categorised as minor,
moderate or severe depending on various parameters. However, each
individual injury is different and the effects on a victim can
differ greatly, requiring varying levels of care, treatment and
A brain injured person may experience:
- Behavioural changes or difficulties
- Memory problems
- Poor concentration
- Problems with planning and organising
- Difficulties solving problems
- Anger management issues
- A lack of motivation.
How can Hugh James brain injury solicitors help?
The complexities of a traumatic brain injury, along with the
high value nature, means the process of claiming compensation can
last a number of years. It is important that you instruct a
solicitor with the correct experience and expertise to successfully
manage your brain injury compensation claim.
At Hugh James, our brain injury solicitors have more than 20
years of experience in managing such claims and are often
instructed by clients who have found their original solicitors to
be unsatisfactory. We are listed under the Headway and Child Brain
Injury Trust’s approved solicitors list for brain injury
- Free initial advice without obligation to proceed
- No win, no fee
- Access to financial advice
- Access to benefits advice
- Financial management under the Court of Protection by a
specialist Court of Protection appointed deputy
- A multi-disciplinary team of specialists, which includes a
qualified social worker, accountant and a medical records
The claim process
A brain injury claim will begin with the appointment of a
specialist brain injury lawyer who can help you throughout the
compensation claims process. Firstly, you and your solicitor will
need to prove that it was caused, at least partly, by another
During a compensation claim, your solicitor will seek to obtain
evidence on the severity of the brain injury sustained and
investigate the likely care and medical needs going forward. The
process will be undertaken by our team of solicitors against the
individual who caused the injury, who is known as the defendant.
The defendant can be an individual or a company and generally the
claim will be dealt with by the defendant’s insurer. In cases of a
violent criminal act an individual can seek compensation from the
Criminal Injuries Compensation Authority (CICA). If your
claim is concluded successfully the defendant will pay the agreed
compensation which could include:
- Compensation for the brain injury or head injury
Loss of earnings caused
- Funds to provide care, support and case management
- The cost of specialist equipment, including a suitable
property, aids and equipment and transport
- Court of Protection costs, if a professional deputy is
- A periodical payment order (PPO), which is an annual, index
linked, payment for life to cover future, year on year, items of
expenditure such as care and case management.
Why choose Hugh James for your brain injury compensation
- Hugh James has a top ranking personal injury compensation
practice working from offices in London and Cardiff, covering the
whole of the UK.
- The brain injury team has recovered many millions of pounds for
individuals and families affected by a brain injury over the past
- The team includes solicitors with national reputations, a
qualified social worker, an accountant and an experienced Court of
Protection deputy, able to manage the financial affairs of those
who lack mental capacity as defined under the Mental Capacity Act
- Our injury solicitors are members of the Law Society Personal
Injury Panel and the Association of Personal Injury Lawyers.
- Hugh James is approved as brain injury solicitors by Headway
UK, the Child Brain Injury Trust and the Brain Injury group.
Contact our specialist solicitors today to arrange free, no
obligation advice on making a traumatic brain injury compensation
claim. Call 029 2078 5971 or complete our online enquiry
form and we’ll be in touch.
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