Serious Injury Claims

Personal Injury / Serious Injury

Serious Injury Claims

Our team of serious injury lawyers have the legal expertise to advise and help in bringing claims to as satisfactory a conclusion as possible, given the circumstances.  We also have also the skills and sensitivity needed to deal with clients and their loved ones at what is a very difficult time.

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.

Serious and Catastrophic Injury Claim Types

Serious injuries often occur as a result of high impact road traffic accidents or falls from height.

There is no comprehensive and exhaustive list of serious injuries as there are so many different ways in which you can sustain an injury or illness. Below are some of the more common kinds of injuries which are often classed as serious or catastrophic.

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Brain injuries

Traumatic Brain injury usually results from a violent jolt or blow to the head. Brain injuries can be life changing and it is important that you select a lawyer with experience in this area. You may need early access to funds if you are unable to work and you may need access to specialist therapy as well as family support. At FPI we have a dedicated serious injury team who can assist.

If you have acquired your injury because of someone else’s negligence, you might be able to claim brain injury compensation.

Spinal cord injuries

If your mobility is affected you may need access to specialist equipment and adaptations to accomodation. It is important that you select a lawyer with experience in this area. You may need early access to funds if you are unable to work and you may need access to specialist therapy as well as family support. At FPI we have a dedicated serious injury team who can assist you.

Whatever the reason for your spinal cord injury, if the accident was not your fault, you could be entitled to make a compensation claim.

Fatal accidents

If you have lost a loved one in an accident as a result of the fault of someone else, you will need spcialist lawyers who can deal sensitively with the situation. It is important that you select a lawyer with experience in this area. You may need early access to funds if you are unable to work and you may need access to specialist therapy as well as family support. At FPI we have a dedicated serious injury team who can assist you.

A fatal accident claim will consider the level of pain and suffering that has taken place between injury and death. It will also consider financial losses during this period.

AMPUTATIONS

Amputation claims are the kind requiring the skill and expertise of a qualified personal injury lawyer. A trained eye will be needed to assess the level of compensation essential for you to live as independent a life as possible.

A lot of amputees will need specialist care for the rest of their lives so it is important to consider the future and all implication in an amputation claim.

Chronic pain injuries

Chronic pain injury is a debilitating condition that affects millions of people in the UK. It can also be referred to as Complex Regional Pain Syndrome (CPRS) and can sometimes occur following an accident. If you are suffering from chronic pain following an accident that wasn’t your fault, you might have cause to make a chronic pain injury claim.

Serious Injuries: How Can Our Team Help You Claim Compensation?

Making a serious injury accident claim is made simpler if you choose to work with a personal injury firm that is experienced in dealing with these kinds of injuries. Our lawyers at First Personal Injury have helped individuals with a variety of serious injury claims for many years. We understand that the decision to pursue compensation as well as dealing with the everyday consequences of your injury can seem like a daunting prospect.

We appreciate the difficult emotional and physical circumstances you are in and the impact this may be having on you and your family. Our team will do everything we can to handle your claim in the most straightforward way while ensuring that you receive the maximum compensation you are entitled to.

At First Personal Injury we will first of all listen to the circumstances surrounding your possible claim and establish what your specific medical needs are. We will then be able to give you a more accurate idea of the level of compensation you can expect to receive.

To take the first steps in claiming compensation, please get in touch with a member of our team today. Call us on 0800 808 9740 or complete one of our online claim forms to discuss your circumstances in confidence.