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Concussion injury claims - post concussion syndrome compensation

As experienced solicitors, we understand the devastating impact a concussion or head injury can have on an individual's life. Our dedicated team of expert concussion injury claims solicitors is here to provide you with hassle-free and comprehensive legal assistance, ensuring your rights are protected and you receive the compensation you deserve. With years of experience and a track record of success, we are committed to fighting for justice on behalf of those who have suffered concussion injuries that were not their fault, alongside their families. Whether the injury occurred as a result of a workplace accident, road traffic collision, or any other circumstance where someone else was liable, our compassionate and knowledgeable team is here to guide you through the legal process of receiving concussion compensation, providing the support you need during this challenging time.

Experiencing minor and mild head injuries – such as concussion, a very common head injury - can be a very painful and often traumatic experience. Concussion and other minor head injuries can be caused in a number of situations, such as playing contact sports and should not be ignored as a ‘bump on the head’.

Concussion is a mild brain injury and should not be disregarded, in case there are further consequences following your injury. If you would like more information or wish to speak to one of our legal experts about a compensation claim contact our solicitors today on  0161 696 6235 or fill out our online enquiry form.

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What is a concussion injury compensation claim?

A concussion injury claim refers to seeking compensation for the damages and losses suffered as a result of a concussion injury caused by someone else. A concussion injury compensation claim refers to the financial reimbursement received in a successful claim for the injury and any short, medium or long term effects it may have on life and work.

What are the different types of concussion?

When a person is diagnosed with concussion, it is classified as grade 1 (mild), grade 2 (moderate) or grade 3 (severe). The level at which your concussion is graded depends on factors such as loss of consciousness, loss of memory and loss of balance. Grade 1 concussion is very short-lived, there is no loss of consciousness and symptoms last no longer than 30 minutes.

What are the symptoms of concussion?

Depending on the cause of the concussion and the severity of your injury, symptoms or signs of concussion can vary, sometimes they are apparent straight away, whereas in some situations they can take hours or even days to appear. Concussion symptoms of concussion can include, but are not limited to:

  • A brief loss of consciousness
  • Loss of memory and confusion
  • Feeling dizzy and weak
  • Fatigue
  • Feeling extra-sensitive to light and/or noise
  • Blurred vision or ‘seeing stars’
  • Headache
  • Nausea
  • Feeling unbalanced

Concussion symptoms in children

It can sometimes be more difficult to assess signs of concussion in children or babies, as they are not always able to verbalise how they feel. Watch out for signs such as:

  • Crying more than usual
  • Changes to their sleeping or feeding habits
  • A loss of interest in things that usually interest them e.g. people or objects

Why choose our concussion injury compensation claims solicitors?

If you have sustained a concussion injury that wasn't your fault, our specialist solicitors are here to help you if you want to make a personal injury claim. We understand the physical, emotional, and financial toll that a concussion can have on your life, and we are committed to helping you seek the compensation you deserve.

At Stephensons our team of expert legal advisors possess the knowledge and experience necessary to assess the details of your case thoroughly. From there, our skilled personal injury lawyers will work diligently to build a strong claim on your behalf, ensuring that you claim the appropriate level of compensation for your injury.

We pride ourselves on continually adapting our services to meet the unique needs of our clients. No matter the challenges you face, our dedicated team will be by your side, fighting for your rights and advocating for your best interests.

Starting the process is as easy as having a conversation with us. If you have been involved in an accident resulting in a concussion and believe it was not your fault, reach out to us today at 0161 696 6235. Our compassionate team will guide you through the next steps and provide the support you need.

Stephensons have been recognised for their exceptional work in the field, having been awarded 'Personal Injury/Clinical Negligence Team of the Year' at the 2022 Manchester Legal Awards. Additionally, they have been commended in The Times Best Law Firms 2019, a testament to their expertise and dedication to their clients.

How can our concussion compensation claims solicitors help?

At Stephensons, our solicitors deal with a variety of head injury compensation claims for people who have been injured as a result of a road accident, accident at work, violent attack or a trip, slip or fall or other incident in a public place.

We will be with you at every stage of the serious head injury compensation claim process, helping to ensure that you always know what to expect next and are up to date with the progress of your claim at all times.

Suffering a concussion can have a significant impact on your life, resulting in physical, cognitive, and emotional challenges that may require ongoing treatment and rehabilitation. Our experienced solicitors will guide you through the claims process, ensuring you claim compensation for lost earnings, medical expenses, and any future care needs. We understand the complexities of concussion injuries and will work tirelessly to build a strong case on your behalf. Contact our compassionate team today for personalised advice and representation.

Can I claim compensation for a concussion injury?

Yes, you may be able to claim compensation for a concussion injury if it was caused by someone else's negligence or wrongdoing. However, the specific circumstances of the injury will determine the likelihood and amount of compensation that can be claimed. It is recommended to consult with a personal injury lawyer for advice tailored to your case.

How can I claim concussion injury compensation?

To claim concussion injury compensation, your solicitor will help to gather all medical documents and evidence of the incident, such as accident reports or witness statements. They will evaluate your case and guide you through the legal process. They can help you gather necessary evidence, communicate with the other party, and negotiate a fair settlement on your behalf.

How long do I have to make a claim for a concussion injury?

The time limit for making a claim for a concussion injury is usually three years, but there can be exceptions in some circumstances. Check with an experienced personal injury solicitor to get information about your specific situation.

How long does a concussion compensation claim take?

The length of time it takes for a concussion compensation claim can vary greatly depending on the specifics of the case, including the severity of the injury, the complexity of the legal process, and the efficiency of the involved parties.

What evidence do I need to support my concussion injury claim?

To support your concussion injury claim, you will typically need medical evidence such as doctor's reports, diagnostic tests results (e.g., MRI or CT scan), and documentation of any ongoing symptoms or treatment.

Contact our concussion compensation claims solicitors

If you believe you may be eligible for compensation following an accident or injury, do not hesitate to reach out to our dedicated team of solicitors. Our experts are experienced in handling a wide range of cases, including concussions and head injuries. To discuss your situation and explore your legal options, please give us a call on 0161 696 6235 or fill out our online enquiry form. Your well-being and compensation are our top priorities, and we look forward to assisting you promptly and professionally.

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