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Published On: November 17, 2021 | Blog | 0 comments

Brain Injury: Why You Should Choose The Right Professionals

If you have been involved in an accident which has resulted in a brain injury, choosing the right legal professionals to assist you navigate the claims process, where the injury was not your fault, is vital.

Brain injuries caused by trauma (which can arise for example from a road traffic collision, a fall at work, or even an assault) are one of the leading reasons for hospital admissions. However, those who have been involved in such injuries require the considered guidance and advice from the right legal team, with expertise and experience to handle the matter, and assist them in what is often an already traumatic experience for them.

Choosing the right professionals to assist you in such cases is vital, because working with individuals who have suffered such traumatic brain injury requires experience and understanding of the many effects and problems which can arise, and also because brain function is complex. For example, obtaining the help promptly is essential because the brain continues to recover from injury to up to about three years following trauma, and though there may be some long-term effects, the level of recovery can vary greatly from individual to individual, and which is why it is even more important to have the right help from the outset.

Obtaining help from the outset from the right professionals is important with any head injury because at times individuals also suffer from minor brain injury which may result in lingering symptoms.  These are often difficult to spot and may well be overlooked if the professional dealing with such an individual is not experienced enough.

The need to choose the right professional cannot be emphasised enough because of the effects a brain injury leaves on the injured individual, but also because of the ripple effects it has on their loved ones. The problems that manifest from a brain injury can vary from concentration to memory loss, difficulty with processing information to difficulty with understanding basic information. Other issues that may arise are difficulties in communication, anxiety, irritability, fatigue, etc.

Individuals with brain injury present differently from one another and therefore, professionals need to have expertise, experience, and empathy in dealing with each individual (and their families) accordingly. The long-term effects of a brain injury cannot be overstated, and therefore, the professional needs to ensure that the individual with the needs is placed at the centre of everything they do to ensure their daily living, family, education and or work needs are met.

Professionals assessing a brain injury need to have considerable experience and individuals need to be carefully assessed to ensure their individual needs are met. Individuals who have suffered such traumatic injury through no fault of their own will be entitled to claim a compensation package that reflects the effects of the brain injury on all aspects of their life. This is not just about money, but will also encompass a settlement that takes lifestyle changes into consideration as well.

Our specialist Injury Claims Team understand the factors that need to be considered and are experts in advising such individuals. With the aid of private rehabilitation, and by ensuring appropriate medical experts are sourced, we ensure long-terms effects and needs are understood and covered.

Our team is made up of specialist, professional injury lawyers who have many years of experience in dealing with such complex cases. We can guide you through your rights with respect to your medical treatment, losses recovery and compensation for your injury.

*Disclaimer: The information on the Anthony Gold website is for general information only and reflects the position at the date of publication. It does not constitute legal advice and should not be treated as such. It is provided without any representations or warranties, express or implied.

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