Treating your head injury claim with expertise and compassion
‘A severe head injury may be life-changing. Your head injury claim could be essential to provide a more secure future for you and your family’
Few things could be more distressing and potentially debilitating than suffering a head or brain injury. Sadly, about one million people in the UK end up in hospital with this condition. Any head injury claim can be highly complex and you’ll need specialist solicitors on your side.
A head injury compensation claim could safeguard your future
If you’re considering a head injury compensation claim, you’ll want to make sure you’ve all the necessary support and advice. We can help you achieve the best quality of life possible – and provide security for the future.
Compensation claims relating to catastrophic head and brain injuries need to be handled by a specialist. We’ll look at your potential loss of income, rehabilitation needs (such as therapies and long term care funding) as well as what you may have to pay to convert your home.
Through a combination of high-level expertise and compassion we can help you achieve a compensation award that provides a more secure future for you and your family. Contact our specialist team of head, brain and spinal injury solicitors to discuss your compensation claim today. Your claim will always be dealt with by a brain and spine injury expert.
What can my claim help to pay for?
If successful, your head or brain injury compensation claim could help to pay for many things that could improve the quality of life for you and your loved ones. These include, but are not limited to:
- A payment to acknowledge the level of pain and suffering you may be in or have undergone.
- Loss of income
- Costs of medical care and treatment
- Transportation costs and things like vehicle adaptions
- Modifications to the home
“What the team is known for: Somerset-based practice that comes recommended for its focus on spinal cord and brain injuries. Also offers niche expertise in areas such as fatal accidents and animal cases. Strengths (Quotes mainly from clients): “They are all very approachable and friendly, and I think that’s the culture that exists throughout the firm. They are a close-knit team.” “They have that mentality of looking after the client first as opposed to their own interests. They always do what’s best for the client.” Notable practitioners: Stuart Brazington (Band 1) offers particular expertise in serious spinal cord and brain injury cases. According to one interviewee, he “knows his cases extremely well” and “has good judgement about which points are likely to be important.” Mark Hambleton (Associate to watch) covers a broad range of personal injury matters, including animal cases, sports injuries and motorcycle accidents. Sources describe him as “always very impressive” and note that he’s “very good with clients.”” Chambers 2017 Somerset
“What the team is known for: Outstanding personal injury practice adept at handling an impressive breadth of claims, including equine matters, industrial disease cases and cycling accidents. Notable expertise in chronic pain and fatal accident cases, as well as offering significant experience in catastrophic injury claims. Strengths (Quotes mainly from clients): “They were all empathetic but businesslike, and this formed absolutely the right mixture. Their advice was delivered to me in exactly the right way.” “They were brilliant and supportive.” Work highlights Acted for a professional jockey in a claim arising from a racing accident in Australia that resulted in complete paraplegia. The case was partially tried at the Royal Courts of Justice in London. Advised the widow of a man killed by a bullock, bringing precedent-setting liability claims under the Animals Act. Notable practitioners: Ian Carrier (Band 1) offers extensive expertise in catastrophic injuries, with a particular focus on spinal and brain claims. Impressed clients describe him as “very experienced and knowledgeable,” and note that he “has a genuine interest in you as a person.” He is also praised for his creative approach to complex cases. Tracy Norris-Evans (Band 1) draws on a wealth of experience in severe injury claims, including paediatric cases and those involving complex neurological issues. She frequently acts as a trustee in high-value settlements. According to one impressed source, Helen Childs (Band 2) was “absolutely superb from the outset” and had “phenomenal attention to detail.” She is held in high regard for her focus on major asbestos-related claims.” Chambers 2017 Oxford and Surrounds
“Royds Withy King sits on the panels for the United Kingdom Acquired Brain Injury Forum and Headway. Department head Louise Hart handles amputation, orthopaedic injuries, chronic pain, PTSD and facial injury matters. Stuart Brazington is also recommended.” Legal 500 2016 South West
“Royds Withy King, Tracy Norris-Evans is renowned for brain injury and paediatric work, and ‘shrewd lawyer and tactician’ Richard Brooks specialises in claims involving animals. Also recommended are Ian Carrier, who is adept in spinal injury claims; and Helen Childs, who leads the industrial diseases practice.” Legal 500 2016 South East