Head Injury Compensation Claims | Irwin Mitchell

Our expert head injury lawyers will provide you with free initial advice on your compensation claim and with our No Win No Fee agreements there's no financial risk to you if you're unsuccessful*.

Combining Commitment With Sensitivity

Head and brain injuries can be very severe and have a lasting impact on how you live your life in any number of ways, including your education or work, your family life and your day to day living.

A serious head injury can leave you with physical problems such as impairment of movement, balance or speech and “cognitive impairment” such as poor memory or attention and personality changes. While physical problems are obviously very difficult to adjust to and can put real strain on your daily life, cognitive and personality changes can also put a strain on your work, your quality of life and relationships.

With such a serious injury, it is important to get advice from real experts. Our specialist serious injury team have helped thousands of clients to make head injury compensation claims, giving them the funds they need to make the necessary changes to their lifestyle.

We also recognise that money alone won’t solve all the problems you face, so we can help with a range of other services, including helping you access high-quality rehabilitation and support.

Specialist Brain And Head Injury Solicitors

“"I will always hold Irwin Mitchell in the highest of regard. Best decision I ever made to choose them. Thank you.” - Stuart

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If someone else is to blame for causing your head or brain injury, you can claim compensation for the pain and suffering you are going through. You can also claim money to cover any money that you have lost or had to pay out, for example if you have had to give up work or pay for private treatment. We can help you claim for compensation to pay for private rehabilitation and treatment, making sure that you receive the best possible care without any delays.

We know from dealing with many clients who have suffered from head and brain injuries just how much these injuries can affect your life. We have seen clients with an enormous range of symptoms and this has helped us to develop our knowledge of the problems that our clients can face on a daily basis.

We have a team of specialist serious injury solicitors who are dedicated to helping people who have suffered a head or brain injury and a national reputation as a leading specialist in this area. We have helped thousands of clients to recover money and ensured that they received the best possible medical care, specialist support and rehabilitation possible.

Making A Brain Or Head Injury Compensation Claim

Our specialist solicitors deal with head injury compensation claims every day. We are always aware that for our clients, making a claim can be a daunting thought. We also know that you will have plenty to deal with already, seeing doctors and specialists and learning to cope with your injuries.

The first step we take is to listen to your story. We want you to tell us what has happened and then it is our job to get the evidence to prove your case. When we have that evidence, we can start making a claim for compensation. Sometimes it might be better for you if we negotiate a settlement with the person or company that has caused your injuries, rather than go to court. We will always discuss all of your options with you in clear language and make sure that you are happy with whatever plan we agree on.

Choose us for your head injury claim and you will benefit from:

  • An early investigation of who is to blame for your injuries
  • Early compensation payments where possible to pay for private healthcare, rehabilitation and to help to pay your bills if you can’t work
  • Expert advice on state benefits, your employment rights and other financial issues
  • Help if you need it from Solicitors in our other departments, such as financial planning, personal injury trusts, wills advice and power of attorney
  • Access to our Court of Protection team if you or a loved one suffered a very severe brain injury and now need assistance with managing your finances and official affairs

Every year we recover millions of pounds in compensation for people who suffer head or brain injuries. We have offices around the UK, so you’ll find one of our teams close to where you live. If you find it difficult to come to our offices, we’ll be happy to come to you either at home or at hospital.

Featured Client Stories

In 2004, Peter was involved in a car accident on the M62 near Leeds. He suffered a serious brain injury and spent almost a year in hospital. We were instructed to act on Peter's behalf to ensure he received the right treatment and rehabilitation. Watch our client video below to hear from Peter and his parents on his fantastic recovery since the accident.

Read more about how we helped Peter

Other Client Stories

David's Story - Early Compensation Payments Help Access Essential Care

Sam's Story - Sam's Compensation Settlement Allows Her To Live An Independent Life

John's Story - Rehab And Specialist Care Helps John Live Independently

Our Commitment To People With Head And Brain Injuries

Many of our head injury lawyers are recognised as leaders in their field in the leading independent guides to the legal profession, the Legal 500 and Chambers and Partners. We have also won numerous awards for our work with clients with brain injuries, including winning Post Magazine’s Rehabilitation Award for Claimant Solicitors in 2014 (and four consecutive years between 2008 and 2011).

We have pioneered improvements for clients with brain injuries and our close relationships with brain injury case managers, rehabilitation providers and therapists means we can help you with much more than financial compensation.

Many of our lawyers volunteer with brain injury charities and support groups, and we are proud supporters of:Headway Head Injury Solicitor 2013 Logo

  • Headway – the Brain Injury Association
  • Brain and Spine Foundation
  • UK Acquired Brain Injury Forum
  • Child Brain Injury Trust

To find out more about our support work and regular information about brain injury, you can follow @IMHeadInjury on Twitter.

Contact Us For Expert Advice On Making A Head Injury Claim

If you or a loved one has suffered a head or brain injury, contact us to talk about making a claim. Call our experts free and we will get back to you.

For more information on making a head injury claim, download our free brochure (PDF)


Legal 500

Irwin Mitchell’s “dedication for its clients is matched only by the astounding results it obtains.”

Legal 500 2015

Chambers 2016 

"Irwin Mitchell has a very holistic approach to its clients, with a very good understanding of the lifelong consequences of such situations."

Chambers & Partners 2016

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The above information relates to the law in England and Wales.

* Subject to entering into a ‘No Win No Fee’ agreement in conjunction with our Allianz Litigate insurance policy and complying with your responsibilities under its terms.

All Scottish cases will be handled by the Scottish law firm with which we are associated, Irwin Mitchell Scotland LLP. The law relating to funding is different in Scotland and you will receive separate advice about what that means as well as a separate funding agreement.

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