If you’ve suffered a serious injury, it can have a devastating impact on your life, your family and your future.
There are many ways serious injuries can happen and many kinds of injuries. Brain and head injury, spinal injury, amputation and limb loss, multiple fractures, severe burns and other serious injuries can all have profound, long-term effects that can turn your life upside down.
If you or a family member has suffered a serious injury, you may be able to make a serious injury compensation claim.
Our specialist serious injury solicitors are experts in helping people claim maximum compensation for a wide range of injuries.
We offer No Win No Fee which means you can make a serious injury compensation claim with no financial risk or hidden costs.
When the worst happens, you need a specialist serious injury solicitor on your side. Our experts can help you claim the maximum compensation and rehabilitation you deserve. Our expertise with serious injury compensation claims includes:
- Brain and head injury claims
- Spinal injury claims
- Road traffic accident claims
- Medical negligence claims
- Work accidents and illnesses claims
- Injuries to children claims
- Birth injury claims
- Amputation and loss of limb claims
- Serious bone fracture claims
- Fatal injury claims
- Sports accident claims
- Horse riding injury claims
- Loss of sight claims
- Accidents in public and private places claims
- Carbon monoxide poisoning claims
- Nerve injury claims
- Chronic pain claims
- Post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) claims
- Serious criminal assault claims
How do I know if I have a claim?
If you’ve suffered an injury or illness due to an accident or negligence that wasn’t your fault, then it’s possible you may have a compensation claim. Our specialist serious injury team offers a free, no-obligation chat to assess your case and will advise you if your claim has a reasonable prospect of success.
Frequently Asked Questions
Yes. The general rule is that you have three years from the date of the accident or the date when you realised your injury may have been caused by someone else’s mistake or negligence.
If you are claiming on behalf of a child, you can claim at any time until the child turns 18. When the child turns 18, they can bring a claim in their own right but the three year time limit will then apply and they will have until they are 21 to do so.
There are exceptions to this rule. For example, there is no time limit for people who don’t have the mental capacity to make legal decisions, and for some injuries or illnesses sustained abroad.
Time can be a critical factor in serious injury compensation claims, so it’s important to get in touch with our specialist team as soon as possible for expert advice.
The compensation you receive depends on the severity of your injuries and the impact on your life. Severe, life-changing injuries will involve more compensation to cover medical bills, rehabilitation, care and support, adaptations to the home and loss of earnings and pension.
Starting a serious injury compensation claim is straightforward. To begin your claim, contact us on Freephone 0800 884 0777 or online for a free, no obligation chat. Click here to learn more about our team and the high level of expertise in your area of injury.
After an initial consultation phone call, your specialist solicitor will come to visit you in your home – or a location at your convenience – to discuss the details of your claim. This will include information such as how your injuries occurred and the impact that your injuries have on your day-to-day life, so they can understand your needs and advise you on the compensation you may be able to claim.
Our legal expert will also use this as an opportunity to talk you through the process of making a claim and to explain your funding options and any relevant paperwork for making your claim.
From that point on, your solicitor will pursue your claim on your behalf. The next step will be to contact the defendant’s insurers and to start gathering evidence to support your claim, liaising with medical experts and healthcare providers to access your records. Your solicitor will keep you updated as your claim progresses and at every step of the process.
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If you have a question that is not listed above, please visit our FAQs page. Alternatively, please call our specialist team on Freephone 0800 884 0777 or contact us online for a free, no-obligation chat.