Serious Injury Claims Staffordshire – No Win No Fee
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What is a serious injury claim, Staffordshire?
Experiencing an accident can be a distressing ordeal, particularly if you sustained severe injuries. While some accidents occur without any fault, others are caused by negligence or a breach of duty of care by another party. In such cases, it may be possible for you to pursue a compensation claim against the responsible party.
If you have been involved in an accident that was not your fault, our serious injury solicitors in Staffordshire can offer their assistance. As a firm of nationwide personal injury lawyers, our team has the necessary expertise and knowledge to support accident victims in Staffordshire
Our personal injury solicitors are aware of the profound impact that a serious injury can have on a victim and their loved ones. As such, we provide expert legal advice and guidance throughout the claim process, enabling you to focus on your recovery while we work to secure the compensation you deserve.
Anyone can make a claim for personal injury, however if the victim is below 18 years of age then an adult will have to bring the claim for them. Alternatively, the injured child has up until their 21st birthday to bring the claim themselves once they turn 18.
We operate on a no win, no fee basis, which means you do not have to worry about legal fees if your case is unsuccessful. Get in touch with us to learn more about making a no win, no fee claim today.
What is considered a serious injury?
A serious injury is generally defined as any injury that has the potential to cause long-term physical or emotional harm or significantly impact an individual’s ability to perform daily activities. Some common examples of common serious injuries occurring include:
- Traumatic brain injuries (TBI)
- Spinal cord injuries (SCI)
- Severe burns
- Multiple injuries or fractures
- Organ damage or internal injuries
- Permanent disfigurement
- Blindness, deafness or loss of any sense
- Severe lacerations or puncture wounds
The severity of an injury can vary based on a number of factors, including the extent of the damage, the location of the injury, and the overall health of the individual. In general, any injury that requires hospitalisation or ongoing medical care should be considered serious and may have long-lasting effects on the individual’s life.
What is the process of making a serious injury claim Staffordshire?
The process of making serious injury claims, Staffordshire can be complex, and it can involve several stages. Here are the typical steps involved in making a serious injury claims, Staffordshire:
- Notice. The injured party or their legal representative must inform the alleged responsible party of their intent to claim compensation for the injury sustained. The notice must contain the details of the injury, the circumstances surrounding the incident, and the compensation amount sought.
- Acknowledgment. Within 21 days of receiving the notice, the alleged responsible party must acknowledge receipt and respond by admitting or denying liability.
- Investigation. Both parties must investigate the incident and the extent of the injury. The defendant may request supporting evidence, such as witness statements or photographs.
- Liability. After the investigation, the defendant may accept or deny liability. If the defendant accepts liability, they may require medical evidence, and the injured party may have to attend a medical assessment with an expert to prove causation and the severity of their injuries. The injured party’s medical records may also be requested.
- Settlement Offer. If liability is accepted, the responsible party may offer a settlement, whereas if liability is denied, the injured party may make a counter-offer.
- Litigation. If no agreement is reached during the Pre-Action Protocol process, the injured party may commence formal litigation by initiating court proceedings7
Please note, our serious injury claims solicitors offer personal injury compensation services on a conditional fee basis, which means you will suffer no financial loss if your claim is not successful.
How can Beacon Law assist?
The serious injury claim, Staffordshire solicitors at Beacon Law are experts in the area of serious injury compensation claims. Our highly experienced personal injury solicitors work on a no win no fee agreement, meaning that if your claim fails you will not be expected to pay anything for our services. Our team are experts in this area of injury law and have a stellar track record in advocating for their clients’ best interests.
By always striving to achieve the best results for our clients, we are able to have a great success rate when recovering the compensation which our clients deserve.
To discuss your potential serious injury claim, Staffordshire, please contact our personal injury solicitors on 03301332857 or use the form above to get in touch with our team today for a free initial conversation about how we may be able to help you.
Beacon Law are authorised and regulated by the Solicitors Regulation Authority. Our firm is based in Manchester; however, we assist claimants with their personal injury claims in all locations in England and Wales.