Brain and Head Injury Solicitors on the Isle of Wight

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Welcome to Novum Law on the Isle of Wight. We understand how difficult and upsetting it can be if you or a loved one has suffered a head or brain injury. The impact of a head injury can have serious lifelong consequences, affecting your health, well-being, and ability to work. For the most severe traumatic brain injuries 24/7 round the clock care and support may be needed.

If you or a loved one has suffered a brain or head injury that was caused by someone else’s negligence, you may be able to make a compensation claim.

Our expert head and brain injury solicitors on the Isle of Wight will work alongside you to help you get the answers and compensation you deserve. This will ensure you have access to the best possible care and support while also reducing the financial pressures a brain or head injury can cause.

We have helped thousands of people just like you claim brain injury compensation, and we have the expertise and experience to help you and your family secure the maximum compensation. We can also make sure you receive the quality treatment, rehabilitation and support you need.

Our brain and head injury solicitors on the Isle of Wight understand how difficult it can be to recover after a brain injury, and pride ourselves on offering both sensitive and practical support.

If your injury was caused or made worse by someone else’s negligence, it is vital that you have the right legal support.

Novum Law’s expert, dedicated team based in Newport can provide support with a range of brain and head injury compensation claims, and can support you with a No Win, No Fee claim relating to:

If you are supporting a loved one who does not have the capacity to make a claim due to their injury, we will guide you through the process with sensitivity and empathy. Similarly, if you are making a claim on behalf of someone who has sadly died as a result of a brain or head injury, we can help with an inquest into their death.

Book a FREE consultation with our brain and head injury solicitors on the Isle of Wight.

Contact our brain injury solicitors on the Isle of Wight today to arrange a free, no-obligation chat. Call us on 01983 216 964 email info@novumlaw.com or complete our online enquiry form to request a callback.

Why choose Novum Law’s Isle of Wight team?

At Novum Law, we offer a service based on trust and communication. Our expert legal team take the time to listen to what happened to you and address any concerns you have.

We understand how challenging it can be to live with the impact of a brain injury and will ensure we make the claims process as stress-free and straightforward as possible. Our brain injury solicitors on the Isle of Wight will explain the claims procedure in a way that’s easy to understand, without any legal jargon.

What do our Isle of Wight clients say about us?

“I was with Novum Law for some time with my case. I was kept informed all the time. When I needed to speak to a lawyer this was always done on the day. They tried their best for me, and I was so grateful to receive what I was given. Now it’s all finished, it’s going to seem quiet not hearing from anyone. This is an amazing firm, friendly, helpful, pleasant, and professional. If you need advice, these amazing people are here to help you.”

“Really good service provided by Novum Law. A great team of staff. I felt supported throughout the whole process.”

“Just to say a really big thank you to you all for your help, kindness and patience. You have all been so thoughtful.”

How can brain and head injury compensation help?

If you or a loved one has a head or brain injury it can significantly affect your life, and your family’s life.

Your brain or head injury compensation may help with:

  • Private medical treatment costs
  • Rehabilitation and specialist therapy expenses
  • Counselling
  • Specialist equipment
  • Costs of care and household assistance or loss of earnings
  • Travel Expenses for hospital appointments
  • Pain and suffering
  • ‘Loss of amenity’ (not being able to do everyday things you used to)

How does a head or brain injury claim work?

The exact process for a brain injury claim depends on the type of claim. Our specialist brain injury solicitors can help clients with many different areas, including:

  • Establishing your health care needs for the present and the future.
  • Building your case by reviewing medical records and consulting with medical experts.
  • Assessing the value of the claim and collecting info concerning financial losses.
  • Ensuring that the defendant responds to the claim, within the given time frame, and planning the next stages depending on the response.
  • Carrying out a dispute resolution process, assisting you to reach a settlement.
  • Legal assistance in a court hearing if necessary.

How do I make a brain and head injury compensation claim?

Book a FREE initial chat with our brain injury solicitors on the Isle of Wight

Our Isle of Wight team based in Newport offer a free initial meeting to start your brain or head injury compensation claim. Your free appointment with one of our head injury solicitors will provide you with an opportunity to discuss exactly what led to your injury and how it has impacted your life.

From here, we can then advise on whether you will likely have grounds to claim compensation. At this point, we will also explain the claims process in more detail and give you the next steps.

How long do I have to make a brain injury claim?

The standard time limit to start a personal injury claim is 3 years from the date you were injured or were first aware that you were injured.

If you are claiming on behalf of someone who no longer has the mental capacity, there is no time limit to making a claim. Should they regain capacity in the future, the 3-year time limit is counted from this date.

If a brain or head injury is sustained by someone under 18, the 3-year time limit takes effect from their 18th birthday and only if they have the mental capacity to make a compensation claim themselves.

Find out more about time limits for compensation claims.

How much compensation will I get for my brain injury?

The amount of compensation that you receive for a brain injury claim will depend on the type of injury, and the effect on your health and lifestyle. When you work with Novum Law, a member of our team will start by reviewing the details of your case, and then give you an accurate estimate.

Do I need to go to court to make a brain injury claim?

Our specialist head injury lawyers can settle most brain injury cases without the need for court proceedings. However, it may not be possible to reach an early settlement depending on the case, if you do need to go to court to make a brain injury claim, our solicitors can guide you throughout the proceedings, to ensure the best outcome.

What type of brain injury claims can Novum Law help with?

Our expert head and brain injury solicitors can help if you or a loved one has any of the following injuries:

  • Acquired brain injury – An acquired brain injury refers to an injury that has occurred after birth.
  • Traumatic brain injury – A traumatic brain injury describes an alteration in the way the brain functions, such injuries are caused by a force, for example, a serious fall or a blow to the head.
  • Hydrocephalus – A fluid-build up on the brain which may be the result of a head injury.
  • Cerebral hypoxia – A condition that occurs when there is not enough oxygen getting to the brain.
  • Brain contusion – Swollen brain tissue, (often a complication of a cracked skull).
  • Diffuse brain injury – An injury that occurs by movement in the skull, for example, if the head is severely shaken in a car crash.

If I’m unsatisfied with my solicitor, can I transfer my brain injury claim to Novum Law?

Many clients come to us because they have made a brain injury compensation claim with another law firm and are unhappy with the service they are receiving. If you have started a claim elsewhere and are unsatisfied with the progress of your claim, we can provide a second opinion, and take on your case if we feel that we can get better results. Our brain injury solicitors on the Isle of Wight can often secure higher settlements and get results quicker than other firms.

Book a FREE consultation with our brain and head injury solicitors on the Isle of Wight

Contact our brain injury solicitors on the Isle of Wight today to arrange a free, no-obligation chat. Call us on 01983 216 964, email info@novumlaw.com or complete our online enquiry form to request a callback.

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