Accident Or Injury Making Your Existing Medical Condition Worse

Introduction: Recent Case in Court: Sklair v Haycock In an Injury or personal injury claim, you may have a pre-existing condition: this means you are already suffering from an illness or medical condition which is then made worse by the accident and injury. In these cases we work with you to ensure the claim time […]

<strong>New Attack on Access to Justice for Seriously Injured Clients</strong>

Further Extension of Fixed Costs It was announced on 18th November 2022 that the fixed recoverable costs regime would not be extended to include larger serious injury multi-track cases until October 2023 : if you have a serious injury the claim time is now! Claim Time is now for Serious Injury: Call Claim Today 0800 […]

<strong>Claim Time halted:</strong>

Spinal cord injuries, Serious injury Specialists.

Thousands of hybrid personal injury claims: Stuck in Court What is Happening? Claimant Solicitors are coming together to form a cross-sector working group to gain more clarity on mixed injury claims. They will develop test cases to take to the Court of Appeals in which the victim has obtained both whiplash injuries and other injuries […]

Winters here – Dark Mornings and Early Nights – Vitamin D Supplements

Introduction A sure sign of the winter’s onset is the clocks going back, giving us a welcome an extra hour’s sleep. While we may have had a sunnier morning when waking – grey skies permitting, we will notice it getting darker much earlier in the evenings, whatever the season it’s always claim time for us, […]

Myth 5: I’ll lose my job if I claim against my employer

Myth 5 claim clock

A common worry about making a claim for an accident at work is that doing so could put the claimant’s job at risk. This is simply not true, as it is illegal for an employer to let someone go because of a claim. There are strict rules and laws around dismissal and it’s against the […]

Myth 4: People who claim are just after free money

Myth 4 claim clock

There’s a common belief that the UK has a ‘claims culture’, which brings with it the idea that people who make a claim just want an easy way to make money. This is untrue and can make people with genuine injuries feel unfairly guilty about making a compensation claim and pursuing their legal right. Compensation […]

Myth 3: I’ll have to go to court

Myth 3 claim clock

Many people who get in touch with us are worried that claiming will mean they’ll have to go to court, but in reality, more than 95% of our cases are settled without ever going near a courtroom. In the rare case that a claimant does have to go to court, their specialist solicitor will be […]

Myth 2 It’s somehow Wrong to Claim!

Myth 2 claim clock

Many people have been given the impression its wrong to claim compensation or somehow not “proper” by a long running campaign in the press by the Insurance Industry: they simply wish to put people off from claiming so they can make millions pounds more in profit each year! New research has highlighted a range of […]

Myth 1 : I will have to pay to claim

myth 1 claim clock

Busting the Myths about Claiming for Compensation What is no win no fee and how does it work? No Win No Fee means if you don’t win your no win no fee claim, you pay nothing to anyone – it’s as simple as that. What if I win my no win no fee claim If […]

One Dishonesty for the powerful and another for the Ordinary Claimant

In the High Court case of Jenkinson v Robertson [2022] EWHC 791 Mr Justice Choudhury overturned a finding of fundamental dishonesty. This case highlights the need to give a Claimant adequate notice of allegations of fundamental dishonesty and provide them with sufficient time to properly respond. Claimant found Dishonest The Claimant sustained injuries in a […]