Brain Injury Claims Specialists

Making a Brain Injury Compensation Claim

Serious brain Injuries are catastrophic and life-threatening. Sadly, sometimes they are caused or made worse by negligent medical care.

Serious brain Injuries are catastrophic and life-threatening. Sadly, sometimes they are caused or made worse by negligent medical care.

If you or a loved one have suffered a brain injury because of the failure of a doctor, surgeon or another medical professional, the SeriousMedicalInjury.com specialist solicitor panel could help with a no win no fee compensation claim.

Types of Claims We Assist With

Types of brain injury claims our specialist solicitor panel are assisting with include:

  • Brain cancer diagnosis and treatment failures
  • Failing to refer or delay in referring to a specialist
  • Scan and test mistakes 
  • Hypoglycaemia failures 
  • Hypoxic brain injury failures
  • Concussion failures
  • Strokes errors
  • Infection failures
  • Wrong diagnosis
  • Treatment errors
  • Prescription errors
  • Unacceptable aftercare
  • Lack of 'informed' consent

Brain injuries are often serious life-changing events. If you or a loved one have suffered because of a failure by a medical professional you may be entitled to claim compensation. 

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Leading Medical Injury Experts

The SeriousMedicalInjury.com solicitor panel boasts some of the leading medical injury lawyers in England & Wales.

The panel's experience has helped them understand the many challenges that face both the client and their family. They provide access to specialist support services including rehabilitation and benefits advice.

They appreciate client's concerns of claiming compensation whilst still undergoing treatment and the uncertainty of what the future holds especially when the injuries are debilitating.

Acting in the client's best interests they guide them through the legal process and leave no stone unturned, with the aim of securing maximum compensation as quickly as possible.

Experts In Recovering Past And Future Losses

A successful claim can help improve the quality of life as it can allow a claimant to recover past and future costs for:

  • Corrective treatment
  • Care & Rehabilitation
  • Loss of earnings
  • Out of pocket expenses and more

What can I claim?

No Win No Fee - No Risk*

The most common way to claim compensation for medical negligence is on a no win no fee basis.

Our panel of specialist medical negligence solicitors will carry out an assessment of your case and may decide that they can assist you on a no win no fee basis, also known as a conditional fee agreement (CFA).

A claim taken on a no win no fee basis means that if your claim is unsuccessful you will not be required to pay your solicitor’s fees, providing you cooperate and do not provide misleading information, nothing is payable by you up front and nothing is payable at all if your claim is unsuccessful.

Free Claim Assessment - No Obligation

Before you decide to claim, start your free, no obligation case assessment to check if one of our specialist serious medical negligence solicitors can assist you on a no win no fee basis

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Brain Injury Claims We Assist With:

Brain cancer diagnosis and treatment failures

The sooner cancer is spotted the better the outlook for the patient. Early diagnosis and prompt treatment can improve the chances of an acceptable outcome and help with the quality of life. Sadly, some brain cancer patients suffer unnecessarily because of diagnosis and treatment errors.

If you or a loved one have been affected by negligent medical care you may be entitled to claim compensation.

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Failing to refer or delay in referring to a specialist

We all expect GPs to diagnose us accurately and if necessary refer us to a specialist to confirm the diagnosis, especially if a brain condition is suspected. Unfortunately, this is not always the case as some patients suffer needlessly because they were not referred to a specialist in a timely manner.

If you or a loved one have been affected by the negligence of a doctor or other medical professional you may be entitled to claim compensation.

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X-ray and scan errors

Scientific technology provides cutting edge imaging to help medical professionals accurately diagnose patients. Unfortunately, sometimes doctors get things wrong, such as misreading the results of the scan, this can mean that the opportunity to successfully treat the condition is lost, extended recovery or worsening of health.

If you have been affected by the negligence of a doctor or medical professional you may be entitled to claim compensation.

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Hypoglycaemia delays and treatment errors

Hypoglycemia, is caused by blood sugar decreases to below normal levels. If left untreated the condition can cause brain damage and threaten life. Sadly sometimes doctors fail to notice the symptoms.

If you or a loved one have been affected by the negligence of a doctor or medical professional you may be entitled to claim compensation.

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Hypoxic brain injury failures

Our bodies rely on a constant supply of oxygen. If something goes wrong and the supply is effected it can result in damage to the brain. There are many causes of hypoxic brain injury including heart attack, asthma attack, and carbon monoxide poisoning. Unfortunately, some people are avoidably harmed following errors by doctors and surgeons.

If you or a loved one have suffered because of negligence by a medical professional you may be entitled to claim compensation.

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Concussion failures

A concussion can occur when the head moves rapidly back and forth. There are many causes of concussion including road traffic accidents, an accident at work and sporting incident. It is important that the signs of concussion are spotted as soon as possible so appropriate treatment can be administered to help avoid further injury, sadly this is not always the case.

If you or a loved one have been affected by the negligence of a medical professional you may be entitled to claim compensation.

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Menigitis delays

The brain is normally protected from infections but when they occur the consequences can be devastating. Meningitis is an infection that can cause inflammation of the brain. It is crucial that accurate diagnosis and treatment are promptly given. Unfortunately, this is not always the case as some people suffer unnecessarily when the window of opportunity to successfully treat the condition is lost. 

If you or a loved one have suffered because of negligence by a doctor or another medical professional you may be entitled to claim compensation.

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Encephalitis and infection errors

Encephalitis is a serious condition that causes the brain to swell following an infection. The condition is life-threatening and requires urgent hospitalisation. The sooner treatment starts the more successful it's likely to be. Sadly, some patient's are not promptly diagnosed and their treatment is delayed.

If you or a loved one have suffered because of the negligence of a doctor, surgeon or another medical professional you may be entitled to claim compensation.

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Brain abscess errors

A brain abscess is a swelling in the brain caused by an infection and is a medical emergency. If left untreated it can be life-threatening. Sadly, sometimes things go wrong when the signs are missed, treatment is delayed or surgical errors occur.

If you or a loved one have suffered because of negligence a medical professional you may be entitled to claim compensation.

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Wrong diagnosis

We all expect a doctor or consultant to diagnose ailments accurately, especially those that involve the brain. Unfortunately, this is not always the case and some suffer unnecessarily when their health is made worse.

If you or a loved one have suffered because of a medical professional you may be entitled to claim compensation.

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Treatment errors

It is reasonable to expect medical professionals to carry out the most appropriate treatment. Sadly, sometimes things go wrong when patients are given the wrong treatment resulting in a worsening of their health.

If you or a loved one have suffered because of the negligence of a medical professional you may be entitled to claim compensation.

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Botched surgery

Neurosurgeons are skilled medical professionals who perform procedures on the brain. Despite patients placing every faith in them surgical errors still occur, sometimes because of negligence.

If you or a loved one have suffered because of a lack of duty of care you may be entitled to compensation.

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Unacceptable aftercare

It is important that patients receive appropriate aftercare to help prevent infections, and promptly diagnose and treat complications. Medical and nursing teams are responsible to deliver and manage suitable aftercare. Unfortunately, this is not always the case.

If you or a loved one have suffered because of unacceptable standards of aftercare you may be entitled to claim compensation.

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Lack of 'informed' consent

It is a legal requirement for a neurosurgeon to explain the risks and alternative treatment options to the patient before surgery, this gives them the opportunity to decide to go through with the procedure or not. Sadly, this is not always the case and sometimes things go wrong.

If you feel you were not properly informed about the procedure and as a consequence suffered harm you may be entitled to claim compensation.

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Compensation & Special Damages

Our medical negligence solicitor panel has successfully settled many serious and catastrophic medical injury claims and have experience in fighting for the following types of special damages:

Injury & Suffering

One of the elements of compensation is awarded for pain and suffering.

This takes into account the length of time the claimant is in pain and the effect it will have on their personal life.

Loss Of Earnings

If you have sustained a serious medical injury it is likely you have suffered a loss of earnings especially if your injuries are significant.

Our solicitor panel can help recover your work-related losses. 

Financial Losses

Compensation settlements are designed to put the claimant in a similar financial position prior to the incident.

All financial losses are included in the claim to ensure maximum compensation.

Rehabilitation

Medical injuries often require extensive rehabilitation.

In successful cases our solicitor panel can help recover all costs of corrective treatment.

Private Treatment

If the NHS has made your health worse you may decide on private treatment.

You can recover private treatment costs as part of your compensation settlement.

Care Costs

In severe cases, it may be necessary for people to go in to care, especially if they are vulnerable.

Our solicitor panel understands the complexity of serious injuries and can help recover your care costs.

Housing Adaptation

Home adaptations such as stairlifts can improve the quality of life of people with serious medical conditions.

Our solicitor panel work closely with leading occupational therapists and case managers to assist clients with mobility and access issues.

Relocation Costs

It may be necessary for some people with serious health problems to relocate. 

If you need to relocate or are considering relocation you may be able to recover the costs as part of your compensation award.

Assistive Technology

Our solicitor panel is aware of how assistive technology can make a real difference to improve the quality of life of those with serious health problems.

Smart technology such as voice-activated devices can help people cope with tasks which most of us take for granted, such as turning on and off appliances and controlling room temperature.

Dependants

If you have lost a loved one because of negligence you may need to consider your legal position.

Our solicitor panel can help dependants access compensation, support and assist with inquest representation.

Bereavement Costs

The loss of a loved one is an emotional time made even worse if someone else is to blame.

Our solicitor panel can help recover bereavement, funeral, inquest representation and other costs. 

Future Expenses

It is crucial that all future losses are considered when calculating a schedule of loss. 

Working with leading financial experts our solicitor panel can help recover future losses including, income, pensions, investments and many more.

Unsure if you can make a no win no fee medical injury claim?

Before you decide to make a claim, check for FREE if our panel of medical negligence solicitors can assist with your claim on a no win no fee.

or call: 0800 699 0900
or call: 0800 699 0900

Lines open 24 hours, 7 days a week