If you've been injured and its not your fault, you may be able to claim for compensation for your injuries. Our solicitors in Bristol and London can help.
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Our highly regarded personal injury claimant lawyers will guide you through the legal process and ensure your claim is settled for the highest compensation possible whilst also taking into account you and your family’s wider needs.
From arranging and providing access to rehabilitation services, getting you the best medical care, to providing building modification guidance, we'll do everything within our powers to support you to recover and move on with your life.
We have specialist solicitors in both our Bristol and London offices. Our team are friendly and personal - we'll help you feel at ease and be with you every step of the way.
“You’ve been the ultimate wonder woman, both professionally and on a personal supportive level and it’s all been hugely appreciated.”
Personal injury claims experts
Our personal injury claimant solicitors have experience of handling claims in all areas of personal injury and have access to a global network of medical experts. We're highly ranked in The Legal 500 and Chambers and Partners - we really are experts in what we do.
How we help our clients to claim for compensation
We’re proud of how we fight for our clients to ensure they receive the highest possible compensation for their injuries, ensuring they have everything they and their family need to help them to move on with their life.
Our client Nicky's car was hit by a lorry at 55mph, which failed to stop at the scene of the accident. The back seat passenger was fatally injured and she was left with physical and emotional trauma. Our team helped her through this distressing time to recover compensation and move forward with her life.
Dr Juliette Pitts-Crick sustained back and shoulder injuries when a truck drove into her stationery car. After being disappointed with the service she received from her first solicitor, she contacted our Bristol team and we made a successful claim for compensation for her.
We are determined to get you the best compensation possible for you and your family’s future.
Years of expertise
You can feel confident that your claim is being handled by a highly experienced and approachable team.
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Your claim won’t incur a fee if you’re not awarded compensation.
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Rehabilitation Code 2015
When you or someone close to you is seriously injured, there are a number of initial concerns that will run through your head. Mainly around how you are going to cope financially with the cost of rehabilitation.
Once a personal injury claim has commenced, there is the option of getting an interim payment from the defendant (usually through the other party’s insurer), but this can be a slow and laborious process. In the meantime, bills need to be paid and further health care is needed. This is where the 2015 Rehabilitation Code comes in.
Click here for more insight as to how the Code focuses on the use of rehabilitation and early intervention and investigations with a view to helping you recover quicker.
Expertise you can trust
You'll be safe in the hands of our expert Bristol and London teams. They have achieved many successful compensation claims including:
- £1.27 million awarded to a 56 year-old man who suffered brain injury after being hit by the wing mirror of a car.
- £820,000 awarded to a trainee GP involved in a rear-end collision causing jaw, shoulder and back injuries and which delayed her qualification.
- £500,000 for a woman who developed CRPS following an injury at work.
- £450,000 for a mother whose husband was killed when a defective tractor rolled over him whilst he was working on it.
- £197,000 paid to a pedestrian struck by a car on a zebra crossing who suffered a severely broken leg and psychological consequences.
- £135,000 for whiplash and psychological trauma caused to a passenger in a motor vehicle that was struck in the rear by a lorry.
Typical claims areas include:
- Serious injury compensation (including fatal accidents and life changing injuries)
- Road traffic accidents
- Accidents at work
- Injuries that happened in a public place
- Industrial disease compensation
- Brain injury compensation
- Slipping or tripping injuries
Please contact us to discuss your claim by calling 0117 929 0451, emailing or completing our enquiry form. Our friendly team are here to help.
Hambi Charalambou / Senior Associate / Bristol
M +44 (0) 7801 509 955
D +44 (0) 117 930 8412
Emma Barnes / Senior Injury Claims Litigator / Bristol
M +44 (0) 751 519 6609
D +44 (0) 117 930 7565
Faqir Nawaz / Senior Associate / London
M +44 (0) 7583 081 443
D +44 (0) 20 7759 1514
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