Family members can assist as well as neuropsychological assessment to determine any cognitive deficit which may have arisen. Relatives and friends are sometimes best placed to determine how such a victim may have changed since an accident. Factors which may be significant in this regard are:
Other Injuries & Treatment
A psychological injury is likely to be compensated for if it is associated with a physical injury regardless. Where there is no physical injury the test as to whether a pure psychological injury will be compensated for becomes rather more complicated.
Rehabilitation treatments might include:-
- Speech and language therapy;
- Behavioural or psychological therapy.
It may also be necessary to appoint a Case Manager to assist in putting together a package of therapy, care and provision of aids and equipment for the victim.
Brain Injury Evidence
When diagnosing a brain injury images which may have been taken at hospital, such as MRI or CT scans can provide important evidence as can neurological observations and records, such as: