Claiming Compensation for Mental Health Problems

In general most physical injuries are easy to fix, it's the mental health problems that leave many people with serious, on-going problems which require regular treatment and can directly impact their ability to lead a normal life. In most situations mental health illnesses are developed from birth, but some can come about as the result of an accident and have the potential to have equally devastating consequences.

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One of the main problems with mental health issues is that they require a sustained, long-term treatment plan, and this can be a costly experience so if you have sustained mental health problems through an accident that was not your fault, you could consider making a compensation claim. 

What type of Mental Health Problems could I suffer from?

There are so many different mental health problems that you could suffer from and the majority of these are caused by a sudden impact to the head which results in brain trauma or damage. Your brain is responsible for any thoughts or movements that your body has and if it's damaged to the point where it can no longer correctly function it can destroy your ability to control body movements in addition to hampering your ability to think and act normally. 

What are some examples of situations where I could claim?

Mental health problems can occur in a wide range of different situations and some common examples of where you could consider a claim for this include:

  • Road traffic accidents
  • Accidents during surgery or a medical operation
  • Accidents in the workplace
  • Accidents which involve a fall from height
  • Accidents which happen through a lack of appropriate safety equipment.

How can the team at Manners Pimblett help me?

Regardless of the situation, the team at Manners Pimblett are here to help. Working with you throughout the process we will help to ensure the best possible outcome for you, ensuring that you receive the compensation you are entitled to.

To find out more about how we can help, contact us today on 0845 077 0772.

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