Brain / Head Injury Side Effects

Traumatic Brain Injury Problems

There are a number of side effects affecting a person who has suffered a traumatic brain injury. The effects of an individual vary from person to person but can include:

  • cognitive
  • behavioural, and
  • physical effects

If you have suffered a brain injury as a result of an accident that was not your fault you could be entitled to compensation.

Brain Injury/Head Injury Claims Process

Cognitive effects of head injury include:

  • short term memory loss
  • difficulties with concentration and communication
  • impaired judgement
  • disorientation
  • inability to multitask

Behavioural problems associated with head / brain injuries include:

  • difficulties in completing tasks
  • increased anxiety
  • depression
  • mood changes
  • restlessness

Physical effects of a brain / head injury include:

  • seizures
  • muscle spasticity
  • double vision or blindness
  • loss of smell or taste
  • speech impairment or problems
  • headaches
  • fatigue
  • balance problems
  • disrupted sleep patterns

Head injury claims

If you have suffered a head / brain injury due to the negligence of a third party you could be entitled to make a compensation claim.

Give our Head Injury Team a call to discuss how we can help you by calling Freephone: 0808 129 3320 or simply send us your enquiry via email using our online enquiry form and we will get in touch with you.


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Melanie Burden | Partner, Head of Personal Injury | Simpson Millar LLP

Melanie Burden
Head of Personal Injury

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