Personal Injury is the legal term for an injury or illness that has been caused, or made worse, by someone else’s negligence.
Common types of Personal Injury can include:
No Win, No Fee
Most of the Personal Injury claims our Members handle are dealt with under a Conditional Fee Agreement, known as No Win, No Fee. This means you do not pay any money if your claim is not successful.
It is important to remember that the law sets strict time limits on personal injury claims. This is normally three years from the date of your injury. Personal Injury claims for children have a limitation period of 3 years from their 18th birthday. There may be ways to extend time to bring a civil claim in special circumstances. CICA claims have a limitation period of 2 years from the date of injury.
Accidents and Injuries whilst serving
If you have suffered an injury during your service, there are several routes open to you to bring a claim for compensation:
For Personal Injury claims, you will normally need to prove that your injury could have been avoided and/or was someone else’s fault. For example you might have been:
Whatever the reason for your injury, whether it is physical or psychiatric, our specialist solicitors are here to help you.
If you think you may have a case, please get in touch.
The most important point that we can make is to take advice from one of our specialist firms as soon as possible if you have any related query.