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Brain Injuries in the Military

Brain Injuries in the Military. Cohen Cramer’s personal injury team has specialist knowledge in relation to claims for head and brain injuries.  Our service will help you develop a rehabilitation plan at the outset to identify your immediate needs with a view to getting you the most appropriate package of care and support.

Brain injuries often have a huge impact on the person involved and their loved ones.  We have many years experience of supporting people through often very traumatic and life-changing times to secure maximum damages for the future.

We have access to the best medical experts, neuro-rehabilitation experts including care, occupational therapists, vocational therapists, architects etc.  We also instruct specialist brain injury barristers nationally who will seek to achieve the best outcome for you in terms of rehabilitation and securing financial damages to recompense you for your injuries and financial losses.

If you have suffered a head or brain injury during your military service as a result of failures in the system of work, equipment, colleague’s negligence, or in any other way then you should contact us on 0113 2247837 and we will fight for your right to rehabilitation and financial support.

How are brain injuries caused?

Brain injuries usually result from trauma to the head or body. They can also be caused by a penetrating injury to the head, skull or brain. These injuries can lead to very serious long-term consequences or even death. Some examples of circumstances are as follows :

  • Assault
  • Gun-shot wounds
  • Road traffic accidents
  • Sporting injuries
  • Failures in medical treatment
  • Symptoms of brain injury
  • Mild traumatic brain injury can result in the following symptoms :
  • Headaches
  • Nausea/vomiting
  • Fatigue/drowsiness
  • Slurred speech
  • Loss of confidence
  • Cognitive behavioural or mental symptoms
  • Loss of consciousness from seconds to minutes
  • Mood changes
  • Sleep problems
  • Moderate to severe brain injuries can cause the symptoms above and also :
  • Loss of consciousness for several minutes to hours
  • Loss of co-ordination
  • Persistent headaches
  • Seizures/early onset epilepsy
  • Weakness in the numbness in the fingers and toes
  • Confusion
  • Aggression/agitation
  • Unusual behaviour changes

How to claim

Diane Davison, Head of Military Claims, is an expert in the highly specialised field of brain injuries. She also has experience of working in a Court of Protection Department and has a full understanding of the legal claims process to ensure appropriate arrangements are put in place throughout the conduct of a claim and post settlement where capacity is an issue.  Diane will seek to obtain early interim payments to assist with financial losses, care, equipment and any accommodation needs.  If you are unable to work as a result of an accident, either temporarily or permanently, then Diane will ensure appropriate payments are requested from whoever is at fault.

If you lose your military career as a result of a brain injury then Diane will ensure appropriate claims are made which can include future loss of career progression, loss of pension, loss of fringe benefits and allowances, loss of congenial employment and many others.

If you or a family member have experienced a head or brain injury at any time then please……

  • Fill in the contact form on this page
  • Telephone 01322 4787 to talk to our specialist team
  • Email mc@cohencramer.co.uk

 

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