Compensation for Brain Injuries
What can a victim of Traumatic Brain Injury recover compensation for?
Compensation for Brain Injury is made up of two Parts:
Part 1: General Damages for pain and suffering
How do we value pain and suffering?
The Courts have a Guide called the Judicial College Guidelines and these are broken down into:
- a) Very Severe Brain Damage (£227,975 to £326,700)
- b) Moderately Severe Brain Damage (£177,100 to £227,975)
- c) Moderate Brain Damage (£34,815 to £177,100)
- d) Less Severe Brain Damage (£12,375 to £34,760)
- e) Minor Brain or Head Injury (£1,788 to £10,340)
Please see related link the Judicial College Guidelines
Part 2: Special Damages for losses and expenses
What can you claim?
- Hospital and medical expenses, past and future
- Lost earnings, past and future
- Cost of care, past and future
- Aids and Appliances
- Adaptations to existing home or new home
- Costs of a Professional Deputy
- Costs of a Case Manager
- Additional utility bills, holiday costs and travel expenses ect
This list is not exhaustive and we will bring to the attention of the court the various effects that a brain injury has had in each individual case.
For more information contact our specialist Personal Injury lawyers on 01908 692769 or visit our personal injury website at www.glaccident.co.uk