Brain injury compensation claim advice news: Oakwood have experienced compassionate staff in their ‘serious accidents at work? team.

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Ms F suffered a horrible freak accident when she was hit by some metal on her head as she exited out of a door at work. Brain injury experts are on hand if you have been the victim of an unfortunate brain accident.

Oakwood are very aware of the devastating consequenses of a brain injury. Movement can be limited; problems can occur with vision taste or hearing. Memory impairement is another common side effect which unfortunately can be irrepearable. Even the ability to speak can be impaired or even lost. But everyday functions such as the ability to think and act may not be the only thing affected; the personality can also change.

Don?t be apprehensive about making a claim following an accident in a public place. Owners of premises and properties that are regularly visited by the public are required under the Occupiers Liability Act 1957 to take reasonable care to ensure their premises are safe. If this duty is being breached either by the negligence of the business or its members of staff then an accident could occur. If this has happened to you you should seek compensation if you have sustained any injuries as a result. The claim will be dealt with by the insurance company that has provided them with public liability cover; more often than not these claims are settled out of court and the compensation is paid quickly directly from the insurers.

If Oakwoods team of solicitors can help with your brain injury at work compensation claim then come to us for advice about what figure of compensation we can aim to get on your behalf. Compensation is awarded for pain suffering and loss of amenity. Loss of amenity covers things such as not being able to continue a hobby continue a chosen career or carry out domestic tasks.

Special damages can include part of your claim for example lost wages travelling expenses (eg for attending medical appointments) prescriptions private medical treatment the cost of repairing or replacing damaged property (including your car) the cost of private care or the equivalent value of care given by family members. This part of your claim can run into £1000s if you have been unable to go to work.

Our compassionate solicitors are very determined to get the maximum compensation we can after a devastating brain injury.

If Oakwood can help you after you have sustained a brain injury at work call: 0844 499 9302 to speak to a dedicated work injury lawyer about the compensation claims process we give advice for free.

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