Achieve a Fair Settlement with a Head Injury Solicitor

Oct 12

Achieve a Fair Settlement with a Head Injury Solicitor

It may that you are a victim of a slip and fall accident or a car accident or maybe you have  suffered at the hands of medical negligence. In any case, you will have to work with the insurance firm of the defendant as they are responsible for paying out any settlement. However, they don’t enjoy just throwing money away so you will need to make your case should you wish to be paid. If the insurance firm believes that you have sufficient evidence to have a jury convinced that your claims are true, they will attempt an out-of-court settlement. Either way, you would be well advised to work with no win no fee lawyers who can provide expert advice at no risk to yourself. Here are a few points you should follow whichever route you go down.

Extensive medical records

To achieve a settlement or compensation for personal injury, you will need to make your case with evidence and facts rather than emotion and conjecture. The harder evidence that you have and can present to the insurance firm, the higher the odds of you walking away with the needed compensation. A decent brain injury attorney will have seen a number of injuries like yours before and will know what evidence is needed in order to present a plausible case. This will probably incorporate records from the hospital as well as testimony from your doctor. If injuries look like they will be permanent, ensure that that is included in the doctor’s report.

Plan your own strategy

Don’t make the mistake of providing the opposition insurance firm to be granted unfettered access to their medical records. This isn’t their right so you would be in a better position if you don’t allow permission until any evidence has been spoken about with your brain injury solicitor.

Explain mitigating evidence

There is no perfect case. Even a poor solicitor can work with negative evidence and minor inconsistencies and make it appear that an individual is suing for opportunistic or malicious reasons. You should anticipate such an attack and have a decent explanation for any evidence that opposes your claims.

There is a certain requirement needed for brain injury compensation claims in terms of expertise so it is important that you work with an established and reputable law form. Bolton Burdon Kemp have an experienced team including specialist head injury lawyers who can take on your case and achieve the best possible outcome.

We have a successful track record in head injury cases so if you fall into the category of having experienced such an injury then get in touch and we will provide you with more info on how to go about your claim.