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Brain and head injury claims
Brain injury claims
Brain injury claims

Catastrophic Brain Injury Compensation

Thorneycroft Solicitors has a nationally renowned serious injury team that includes highly experienced solicitors specialising in head and brain injury claims and compensation.

We have successfully represented clients with brain and head injury claims as a result of a variety of reasons including road traffic accidents, motorbike accidents, medical negligence and birth injuries.

We understand that brain injuries can have lasting, life-changing consequences for both the client and their loved ones. We don’t just prioritise getting the highest possible compensation settlement for your claim, we also ensure you get the best possible rehabilitative treatment and that your recovery continues long after your claim is settled.

We work closely with medical professionals and a range of charities including Headway – the brain injury association, the Brain Injury Rehabilitation Trust (BIRT) and Brain and Spinal Injury Centre (BASIC) to ensure that we are up to date with the latest rehabilitative treatments and to ensure that you and your family get the best support available.

What our clients say about us

Thorneycroft truly is a trustworthy, reliable and friendly company and I wouldn’t hesitate in recommending you to my family and friends. Thank you Thorneycroft!

- Mr M

Mark Belfield led my serious injury claim expertly, commissioning detailed reports and engaging the advice of counsel at key points. This led to an exceptionally good settlement. I was delighted with the outcome.

- Mr H

I will certainly be using Thorneycroft for any future legal work. I’ve been hugely impressed by the service and speed with which you have handled everything.

- Mr T

Always kept me informed and updated and had to be extremely persistent and patient with Solicitors on the other side.

- Mr V

Absolutely superb service from start to finish. The team were prompt, polite, and efficient and kept all of their promises. Communication was excellent with regular letters and feedback and everything was explained clearly and concisely.

- Mr K

Head injuries and compensation

Whilst the circumstances of each head injury or brain injury case are different, at Thorneycroft Solicitors we know that early rehabilitation is always key both in terms of physical recovery and helping the client adapt to home and family life in the aftermath of their accident.

Our brain injury solicitors understand both the complex rehabilitation process and the importance of assessing the potential future needs that a brain injury compensation claim needs to take into account. Every aspect of a client’s claim will be thoroughly assessed and investigated. Our team will provide the necessary support for you and your family to guide you through the process and to ensure the best possible outcome.

What’s involved in the brain injury claim process?

Our nationally renowned brain injury team have developed a particular expertise in identifying the long-term effects of brain and head injuries, and have an excellent success rate when representing our clients in claims that can often be lengthy and complex.

Our brain injury team always engage with medical professionals and ancillary experts at the earliest opportunity to ensure that first and foremost, the claim can progress and the client has the rehabilitative treatment in place to help them recover as quickly as possible.

We advise clients on the levels of brain injury and head injury compensation appropriate to their circumstances, both in terms of a lump sum and any ongoing financial support that the injured party may require.

Where appropriate we will also secure interim payments, to help with any financial burdens that may arise as a result of the brain injury.

Case manager

Coming to terms with a brain injury can be difficult for both the client and their family, and in the aftermath of the accident, it can be difficult to understand what the client’s needs may be.

Where appropriate we ensure that each client has a dedicated case manager. The role of the case manager is to ensure they understand what the client’s needs are, both physically and emotionally.

A plan will be implemented to help rehabilitate the client and ensure they have the highest quality of life possible. This will involve coordinating support services and treatments that can assist with the recovery of the client as well as providing the essential support that the client’s family may need.

By appointing a case manager for your claim, we hope to ensure you have the support network you need in place and minimise stress as much as possible at a very difficult and challenging time.

Appointing a deputy

During the claim process, it may also be necessary for a deputy to be appointed. The role of a deputy in a brain injury claim is to act on behalf of the brain injury client and ensure their best interests are protected.

A brain injury can have a catastrophic effect on the brain and in some cases, it can affect their decision-making ability (known as capacity) and as a result, this can have an adverse effect on their wellbeing and personal interests.

In these types of cases, it may be necessary for a deputy to be appointed. Often a loved one can apply to become a deputy, or if you prefer our team can provide a deputy to act on the client’s behalf.

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