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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

Your serious injury may have occurred while you were working from height at work, when you were involved in a serious head-on collision or while you were receiving substandard medical treatment.

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.


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.

Brain injuries

There are two kinds of brain injury: acquired brain injury and traumatic brain injury. An Acquired Brain Injury (ABI) which happens when there is damage to the brain caused by. A Traumatic Brain Injury (TBI) is caused by direct trauma to the head e.g. from a high impact car collision or a blunt instrument being struck on the head.

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

Brain injuries and children

Injuries to children are particularly distressing and the impact of a brain injury can often only add to that distress. Sadly, some child brain injury claims can arise because someone has been negligent in delivering care.

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.

Head injuries

A head injury is something that can be very serious, causing life-shattering injuries to victims and/or their families. However, they are not always this serious, and can sometimes cause a minor or temporary condition. No matter how severe your head injury is, if you have suffered then you have a legal entitlement to make a head injury claim.

Spinal cord injuries

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

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.

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.

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