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Brain injury at work
A brain injury at work can have a major impact on your life whether temporary or permanent. Some people will find that the effects of a brain injury are only temporary but can still result in loss of earnings as well as being unable to enjoy activities they used to love. While others, who are unlucky enough to suffer a serious brain injury, may find they have permanent damage, that can change their whole personality, affect mobility and render them unable to work.
At Stephensons, our sympathetic work accident solicitors can help you with your brain injury at work claim. We will guide you through the whole process, giving you the best possible legal advice, so you can achieve the best outcome. Recommended in the prestigious Legal 500 directory, our personal injury solicitors are considered experts in their field and have been accredited by the Law Society. We are also members of the Association of Personal Injury Lawyers (APIL). Contact us today on 0161 696 6235 to discuss your case.
As we believe in justice for all, we work on a no win no fee basis, so there is no financial risk to you if your case is not successful. Discuss your brain injury at work claim today.
Brain injury at work compensation
Brain injuries that are sustained at work can have a devastating impact not just on the individual but on their families and loved ones too. Work related brain injuries are typically caused by slips, trips or falls, falls from a height or being hit by a falling object.
No matter what type of workplace you work in, your employer has a duty to keep you as safe as possible, to avoid a brain injury at work. This includes ensuring employees are wearing the appropriate personal protection wear, such as hard hats and harnesses if needed, and they must ensure that all appropriate safety measures are put in place to minimise risks such as falls and being struck by falling objects.
If your employer has been negligent, then it may be possible to claim compensation for the injuries you have sustained. We will always aim to get the maximum amount of compensation that is appropriate for your situation. Being awarded the right amount of brain injury at work compensation can make all the difference to your quality of life and it can help you and your family move on from what has happened. If needed, we can also ask for an interim payment, so you can access much-needed treatment and help you stay financially afloat. An interim payment will generally come out of your final compensation award.
When it comes to calculating the amount of brain injury at work compensation you could be entitled to, we will ask for we take several factors into account which includes the following:
- The severity of your brain injury
- What treatment is needed
- Whether or not rehabilitation is needed (e.g. physio, mental health counselling etc)
- Loss of earnings
- Loss of enjoyment
- Out of pocket expenses
If you think you have suffered a brain injury at work, then contact our work-related brain injuries claims specialists on 0161 696 6235.
Brain injury at work due to medical negligence
Head or brain injuries can also happen due to medical errors, whether that's due to a surgery accident or because of some other medical treatment. If you or a family member have suffered a brain injury due to medical negligence, then contact our expert medical negligence solicitors today on 0161 696 6235.
Workplace brain injuries claims FAQs
Our solicitors have a huge amount of expertise when it comes to brain injuries at work claims, to speak to us about your specific case, we recommend calling us on 01616 966 229 as soon as possible. If you are looking for general information on industrial brain injury compensation claims, then read our FAQs below.
Can I claim for a brain injury at work?
If you have sustained a brain injury at work, and the accident was not your fault, then it may be possible to claim compensation. Work related accidents fall under personal injury law and you will have three years from the date of the accident to bring your claim. We recommend contacting us as soon as possible, so we have the maximum amount of time to bring a successful claim.
We understand that bringing a claim against your employer can be a daunting prospect, however, all employers will have insurance to cover this and legally it cannot affect your job. If you find you are having problems at work or believe you have been unfairly dismissed, then contact your expert employment lawyers today.
Can I claim for a person who has died from a brain injury at work?
If a loved one has died after sustaining a brain injury at work, then it is possible to claim compensation on their behalf. Our accident at work lawyers will listen to your story and sympathetically handle your workplace brain injuries claim.
It is our business to deliver legal services that work for our clients, and you can trust our specialists to take care of things on your behalf.
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