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Personal Injury

If you've been injured as a result of an accident that wasn't your fault we can focus on a case for compensation while you focus on your recovery

When you experience an injury that wasn't your fault, deciding on what to do next can be a bit of a minefield. We understand this and can talk you through your options for making a claim in a clear and sensitive manner.

Accidents at work, road traffic accidents, slips, trips and falls. We offer a ‘no win, no fee’ option. Have you had an accident at work … on the road? In a public place or in a shop? Have you recently contracted medical problems relating to work? Perhaps stress, hearing difficulties, repetitive strain injuries or back problems? If so, you could be entitled to compensation.

Your life may have been disrupted through this injury or illness, forcing you to take time off work or having to stop enjoying a favourite pastime or hobby.

Our sensitive litigation team can make sure you get what you are entitled to, giving personal and expert advice concerning your options. Most claims can be made on a No Win – No Fee basis, with our fees, if successful, limited to 25% of the general damages received. We have expertise in dealing with a wide variety of injury and medical claims, including: medical negligence, trips & falls, accidents and illness involving children and more.

Frequently asked questions

What qualifies as a personal injury case?

A personal injury claim can cover physical or psychological injury or illness that is caused by the negligence of another. For example, if you have been hurt in an accident and someone else is to blame, this would qualify as a personal injury case.

Do I need a solicitor for a personal injury claim?

Yes, you will need a solicitor’s support to make a personal injury claim. There are strict time limits for making a claim, so you should act quickly if you have been injured as the result of someone else’s negligence.

What happens if I lose my personal injury claim?

If you lose your personal injury claim, this means that the person you are claiming compensation from has been found not liable for your injuries. They won’t have to pay you damages, but you may still have legal bills to pay. Some solicitors will offer a “no win, no fee” clause to your contract so you are not burdened with the cost if you do not win your case.

Do all personal injury claims go to court?

Only a small percentage of personal injury claims go to court. Most organisations will negotiate a settlement to avoid going to court. If you cannot agree to a settlement in the early stages, then the case may be decided in court.

Our specialists in Personal Injury

Nicholas Thomas

Managing Director and Head of Department for Family and Litigation

Hannah Smith

Assistant Solicitor

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