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Personal injury claims are best described as part of the legal process available to apply for compensation if you have been injured in an accident that was not your fault.
Claims of this type are made by people who have suffered an illness, injury or accident and the blame was due to someone else’s negligence.
If you feel that you have cause to make a claim following a non-fault accident or injury that wasn’t your fault, contact our team today.
Personal Injury Compensation Claims Types
We deal with a wide range of accident compensation cases. Here are just a few of the types of claims you may want to look into.
Occupational illnesses are diseases and conditions imposed upon someone as a result of their working environment. These can be long-term illnesses like occupational lung cancer caused by continuing exposure to harmful fumes or it may minor dermatitis which has caused been caused by skin contact with toxic substances.
Work Related Injuries
Work related accidents are all too frequent. Workplaces can be the scene of many work related accidents including construction site accidents, machinery accidents, serious falls and transport accidents. If you’ve had a work related accident, we can help.
Medical negligence can be a common cause of illnesses, injuries and general damage to the body. Medical professionals have a lot of responsibility to ensure that their patients are diagnosed and treated correctly, but sometimes things can go wrong which can result in patients suffering badly from the damages.
Whiplash is one of the most common injuries resulting from road traffic accidents. The condition is caused by the sudden impact of a road accident when the head is thrown back very quickly and violently. The after effects can be distressing. Car crash victims often suffer whiplash injuries which can include varying degrees of neck pain, stiffness, headaches and shoulder and back pain.
Serious Injury Compensation
Serious injury claims often follow devastating accidents that have happened through no fault of the victim. No matter what the nature of your accident or illness is, if you have suffered a serious injury then you and your family are likely to be facing a difficult period of time.
Our Injury Lawyers
Read about our team of personal injury lawyers. Find out how they can help you claim compensation for accidents and injuries
Upper Body Injuries
Your upper body injury claim may stem from a car accident, a fall or accident in the work place or as a result of medical negligence. Whatever the reason for your injuries, if there was a third party to blame then you could make a personal injury claim.
Lower Body Injuries
Here at First Personal Injury we help people to make successful personal injury compensation claims for a wide range of injury types (including lower body injuries such as those to legs and feet, knees and ankles).
What Is A Personal Injury?
A personal injury is not always physical injury, disease or illness, it can be a psychological illness or disease. A personal injury can result in death.
How Much Compensation For Personal Injury
Each case is different and can encompass a variety of different factors. Your injuries may affect your ability to go back to work. In this case you may also be able to claim for special damages in the form of loss of earnings. The guidance provided only includes amounts for pain and suffering, and does not include any other financial losses that you might be able to claim for.
Criminal Injuries Compensation
The Criminal Injuries Compensation Authority (CICA) was established in 1964 to manage the criminal injuries compensation scheme in Britain. They are responsible for the administering of criminal injury compensation to those who have been injured as a result of crime in England.
Industrial Injury & Disease
Industrial accidents can cause serious injuries to workers. The accidents usually happen because the industrial jobs involve heavy equipment or machinery and manual handling. Common injuries such as bruising, broken limbs and cuts.
It is important that this negligence from another person or body can be clearly established in order for your injury claim to be successful.
Millions of people are injured each year in accidents on the roads, in the home, at work, on the street, at school, in the office or in hospital. If you have been injured in a situation like this and the fault of the accident was not yours then you could be able to make a claim.
How We Can Help With Injury Claims?
I am delighted with the outcome of my claim and can’t thank you enough for all the hard work that you put in. Everything went so smoothly and all I had to do was sign some papers and everything was taken care of. Anytime I had any concerns I knew I could call and my mind was always put at rest. You can never know how much this means to me and I am so grateful. If anything ever happened to me again then I would come straight to you.
L Smith from Lincoln
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Our team of injury lawyers will be able to assist you with the process of making a compensation claim. We can provide you with an indication of whether or not your claim will be successful; an idea of how much compensation you will receive; the removal of stress and worry the legal process can sometimes bring and a reliable communication process, keeping you informed at every important juncture of your claim.
Please call our team today on 0800 808 9740 to discuss your details
What Is The Process For A Personal Injury Claim?
- The initial stage of an injury or accident claim is identifying that you would like to begin the legal process. If you are uncertain, you can speak in more detail to an injury compensation lawyer who can offer his/her advice
- Once there is demonstrable evidence to prove third party negligence then your solicitor can handle your case
- There will be information required from you and the more you can give the better. Sometimes it is not feasible to gain all specifics due to the nature of your accident or injury. However, where and when your accident took place; details of witnesses (if appropriate); details of medical records are important and/or useful details for solicitors when discussing your accident or injury compensation case
- Sometimes you will be required to have a medical assessment organised by your lawyer to further clarify your injuries
- Other details which can support your claim are receipts for medical assistance you have paid for; records of travel expenses and /or proof of loss of income
- Complexities can arise in some personal injury claims depending on the type of case. For example, it can be challenging to prove negligence in some industrial illnesses cases because the injury was acquired decades ago. Having an experienced lawyer who keeps you informed throughout the process will help ease any worries