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0 What you should expect from your personal injury solicitor

Having dealt with thousands of personal injury claimants over the years, I’ve learned that the majority have the same questions, concerns and worries about how the claims process works, and indeed whether or not they should pursue their claim for compensation. One of the most important aspects of the whole process is the relationship you have with your solicitor. We believe […]

0 How do I know if I have whiplash and what is it?

Whiplash is a well known injury label, but how can you tell if the injury you sustained is indeed whiplash? Diagnosing Whiplash Just because you have been in a car accident (or any other accident that violently jolts you), it doesn’t necessarily follow that you will suffer from whiplash.  However, it is common for car accident victims to suffer symptoms that […]

0 How can claiming personal injury compensation help my recovery?

Making a claim for personal injury compensation is about much more than just getting a few quid in a settlement.  Indeed, any settlement value will include compensation for the pain and distress caused by the injuries, the severity of the injuries and an additional payment to cover expenses and losses – known as special damages. Rehabilitation However, as well as […]

0 How to help your solicitor settle your claim quickly

Personal injury claimants have a number of frequently asked questions and we post regularly here to help to explain the claims process clearly to claimants.  One of the most common things a claimant will ask about is how much their settlement could be, and how long it will take to claim compensation. Helping your Solicitor There is no exact answer to […]

7 Can I claim personal injury compensation for my child?

In most circumstances, when anyone is making a claim for personal injury compensation after an accident that was not their fault, they will deal with it themselves. However, in the case of a son or daughter, elderly parent or any vulnerable person that is unable to cope with such matters alone, people are often unsure as to how to go […]

46 Should I talk about my compensation claim with my employer?

If you are considering whether to make a claim for personal injury compensation after an accident at work, you may wonder if you need to discuss the claim with your employer. The decision as to whether or not you should inform your employer that you have made a claim is for you to make. There is no requirement for you to discuss […]

0 Can I claim for psychological trauma after a motorcycle accident?

Apart from a high likelihood of suffering serious physical injuries, anyone in a motorcycle accident faces the prospect of suffering from post-accident stress or psychological trauma – commonly known as PTSD (post-traumatic stress disorder). In many circumstances, the time taken for a person to recover from psychological injuries can be far longer than the process of recovering from physical injuries. A surprising amount […]

37 How does claiming injury compensation affect my employer?

When an employee is injured in an accident at work, the injured person is often left in a quandary as to whether or not they should pursue a claim against their employer for Personal Injury Compensation.  Employees often feel a loyalty to their employer and worry that making a claim against the company, could cause the business financial hardship or […]

0 How do I know if I have a valid cycling accident claim?

For those of us that like to cycle, be it on the road or in the mud, we’re all acutely aware that any kind of crash can be a painful incident.  But how do you know whether or not the circumstances mean that you can make a claim for personal injury compensation after a cycling accident? Clearly, if you are […]

2 The role of hazard signs in personal injury compensation claims

The infamous hazard sign, you know – the little yellow ‘A’ stand with an image of someone taking a tumble… the one placed on in McDonalds when one of their ever-so-happy staff have to mop the floor… It’s job is to warn you that the floor could be slippery.  Although they are not glamours accident claims, claims for compensation after […]

10 Claiming from CICA, the Criminal Injuries Compensation Authority

Many people are unaware that if you are an innocent victim of a crime and you are injured as a result of being involved in a crime, you are well within rights to claim for compensation from the Criminal Injuries Compensation Authority. The Criminal Injuries Compensation Authority (CICA) is run by the government and it ensures that anybody who has […]

0 What to do if you slip, trip or fall in a public place

Slipping or tripping in a public place – aside from being embarrassing – can be traumatic and painful long term. It is not uncommon to hear of individuals who have slipped or tripped in a public place and broken their leg or arm, or even something as serious as their hip. Accidents in public are quite common because many people […]

0 Making sure your personal injury solicitor works hard on your behalf

You are well within your rights to claim for compensation for injuries that you have sustained in an accident that wasn’t your fault. It’s not an easy task on your own, though, so for the best chance at a successful outcome you should appoint a specialist personal injury solicitor to fight for justice for you. There are many solicitors who […]

0 How to avoid a bad work accident claim experience!

If you have been injured and want to make a claim for personal injury compensation after an accident at work, you’ll want to make sure that your claim succeeds and that you don’t have a bad experience.  So where do you go to do it? How do you know what to do after an accident at work? What do you […]

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