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Head Injury Compensation Claims

At Duncan Gibbins Solicitors we understand that claims for compensation that arise as a result of a head, or brain injury need to be treated differently to any other type of claim.

An accident that has caused damage to the brain can affect both the victim and their family for the rest of their life. It is crucial, therefore, that any claim for head injury compensation is dealt with by experts in that specific field.

At Duncan Gibbins Solicitors we understand that personal injury compensation is only one part of the claim; that is why we have established links with rehabilitation providers to ensure that recovery and the improvement to your quality if life are priorities.

Head Injury Compensation Awards

The symptoms associated with brain damage vary from emotional, cognitive, behavioural and physical. While it is important that any victim and family members affected receive the necessary medical treatment and support after an accident, a compensation award can help to provide financial stability as well as the very best in future care, medication and rehabilitation.

The level of the award will depend on the severity of your injuries and the affect that it has had on your quality of life.


Although every claim for compensation is different-particularly where head or brain injuries are concerned-industry guidelines can provide a rough estimate as to what someone might expect to receive. As a guideline, the level of head injury compensation claims will fall within one of the following brackets:-

  • Very Severe Brain Damage – up to £257,750
  • Moderately Severe Brain Injury – up to £180,000
  • Moderate Brain Damage – up to £140,000
  • Minor Brain Damage – up to £27,500

For particularly serious head injuries where care is required for a significant length of time, or property modifications are required to help improve quality of life, claims for head injury compensation can be worth millions of pounds. To discuss a claim for compensation speak to a member of our team today to discover how we can help you pursue a claim for compensation.

Minor Head Injury

A minor head injury would be minimal and the level of the award would depend on the severity of the initial injury, the period taken to recover, the extent of any ongoing symptoms and any presence of headaches.Head injury compensation for this type of injury would fall within the following bracket:- up to £8,100.

Head Injury Compensation Claims Advice

If you or a loved one has suffered a head injury as a result of an accident call us today on Free-phone 0800 0193 515. Alternatively fill out the contact form and a member of our team can call you back at a time to suit you.

Our team can provide head injury compensation advice on a free, no obligation basis. We have solicitors who specialise in claims for compensation after road traffic accidents, medical negligence and accidents at work.

We can pursue your claim on a no win, no fee basis.

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