What Are Nerve Damage Claims?
Nerve damage claims enable you to recover compensation when you have damaged your nerves in an accident for which somebody else was primarily to blame. Irrespective of how your injury was sustained, by making a successful claim for a nerve damage injury you will be compensated for the pain you experienced at the time of your accident, the effect that the nerve damage has had on your quality of life and any financial consequences of your nerve damage injury.
Making Nerve Damage Claims for Compensation
Nerve damage claims have to show that an injury has been sustained to your nerves and that the injury was due to a third party´s lack of care. Determining that you have sustained nerve damage can be proven by your medical records, but establishing that a third party caused your arm injury through their negligent actions – or lack of actions – can often be more difficult.
Police reports or accident reports may need to be compiled and evidence gathered in support of your claim for nerve damage compensation. At a time when you may be in a significant amount of pain following your accident, collecting evidence of negligence may not be something which is easy for you to do and should not be made a priority ahead of recovering from the injury to your nerves.
Therefore, it is in your best interests to discuss making nerve damage claims for compensation with a lawyer as soon as practically possible. A lawyer will assess your claim for a nerve damage injury, assist you where necessary to collect evidence in support of your nerve injury claim and advise you whether you have a claim for nerve damage compensation which is worth your while to pursue.
How Much Would I Get for Nerve Damage?
How much compensation for nerve damage you will be entitled to receive will depend on your own personal circumstances. A lawyer will calculate the value of your nerve damage claim by considering the severity of your injury in relation to your sex, age and general state of health prior to the accident which was responsible for creating the injury scenario.
As mentioned above, the effect that nerve damage makes to your quality of life will also be taken into account along with your lack of ability to perform day-to-day tasks while still suffering from your injury. Any quantifiable psychological consequences of the accident which led to your nerve damage injury – for example any confidence issues you may suffer in the future due to the nature of your accident – will also be integrated into your nerve damage claim.
You are also entitled to recover any financial costs which are directly attributable to your injured nerves when making a claim for nerve damage compensation. These can range from expenses incurred seeking medical attention following your accident to additional transport costs if you are unable to drive because of your damaged nerves. Any loss of income can also be recovered when claiming compensation for nerve damage including overtime and pension contributions.
How Much do Nerve Damage Claims Cost to Make?
Provided your lawyer considers that there is a strong likelihood of your claim for nerve damage compensation being successful, he or she will usually be prepared to represent you in your nerve damage claim on a “Contingency Fee” basis. This usually means that should you lose your damaged nerve claim you will not owe your lawyer for their legal fees and, if you win your nerve damage claim, you will receive 100 percent of your compensation settlement.
However, not all lawyers offer “Contingency Fee” nerve damage claims on the same basis, and it may be necessary for you to take out an insurance policy to protect yourself from potential financial exposure should your claim for nerve damage compensation be unsuccessful. Your lawyer should explain the exact terms and conditions to you prior to accepting your nerve damage compensation claim.
Get Free Legal Advice about Nerve Damage Claims
It is in your best interests to seek professional legal advice about nerve damage claims at the first practical opportunity. No two claims for nerve damage compensation are the same – even when the severity of the injury is the same – and to delay speaking with a lawyer about your individual circumstances could handicap the collection of evidence in support of your damaged nerve injury claim and how much compensation for nerve damage you receive.
Consequently, we invite you to call our freephone service and discuss the circumstances of your nerve damage injury with an experienced lawyer. There is no charge for this service and you will not be placed under any pressure to proceed with a claim for a nerve damage injury. Our lawyers will be able to provide the answers to any questions you may have about making a nerve damage claim and help you to decide whether you have a claim for nerve damage compensation which is worth your while to pursue.