Personal injury claims

“Market leaders in personal injury, with expertise in serious and catastrophic injuries as well as claims relating to asbestos exposure.”

Chambers UK A Client's Guide to the Legal Profession, 2014
If you want to make a compensation claim for an injury that was not your fault, our specialist personal injury lawyers are dedicated to securing you compensation.

How we can help

We appreciate that you have already suffered as a result of your injury, so we understand the need to make your compensation claim hassle-free and to secure the compensation you are entitled to as soon as possible.

You may need financial support immediately to help cover the costs of loss of earnings and medical expenses, or to find someone to help arrange your rehabilitation. 

So we promise to make the process as straightforward as possible. All you need to do is tell us what happened, provide any evidence you have and let our personal injury lawyers do the rest.

Legal action must begin within three years of the date that you sustained your personal injury, or the date on which you had knowledge that you had been injured.

Our expertise

Examples of successful compensation claims that our leading personal injury team have won for our clients include:

As a major law firm, we are members of the following affiliations and accredited by a number of national organisations, detailed below, so you can be sure that you will receive the most appropriate expert advice from our team. 

Affiliations and specialist partners

If you want to know more about the process of making a claim or how you would fund a claim, please see both links or call us to speak to a solicitor.

Essential Information

To help support our clients through the claims process we've produced a simple guide available for free to help cut through the legal jargon. If you would like to know more about potential funding options or our fees you can read that here too.

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