On a wider scale, there were 348,934 hospital admissions for acquitted brain injury in 2013-14, and in general ABI admissions have increased by 10% since 2005-06.
On average in the UK, according to Headway figures:
- Someone is admitted to hospital every 90 seconds with an acquired brain injury
- Someone is admitted to hospital every 3 minutes with a head injury
- Someone is admitted to hospital every 4 minutes with a stroke
Further to this Headway have a fundraising event this coming Friday 29th May – Hats for Headway Day – in which participants can raise money for Headway by wearing a hat in return for a donation. You can follow this and other events on Twitter using the #ABIweek hashtag.
Fieldfisher have a brain injury claims team so if you have suffered from a head or brain injury as a result of an accident, please get in touch with our team of specialists. We are recommended by the brain injury charity Headway on their list of approved solicitors. You can read a case study about a client who suffered a severe brain injury as a result of a road traffic accident here.
For more information or if you would like to discuss a potential brain injury claim, please don't hesitate to call Jill Greenfield on 020 7861 4557 or email email@example.com
You can speak to any member of our brain injury team on freephone 0800 358 3848, email firstname.lastname@example.org or complete our short enquiry form.