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Clinical Negligence and Personal Injury Solicitors

If you have suffered a no-fault or partial fault injury or been a victim of Clinical Negligence, our experienced specialist Personal Injury Solicitors can help you make a claim so that you receive the compensation you deserve.

What is a Personal Injury claim?

A Personal Injury claim is one that is made if you have suffered an injury or illness that has been caused or made worse by the negligence of someone else. A Personal Injury is not always something that can physically be seen, and our expert solicitors can deal with a wide variety of injury claims.

The different types of Personal Injury claim include:

  • Road traffic accidents
  • Accidents at work
  • Accidents and injuries abroad
  • Asbestos-related illness and Industrial Disease
  • Injuries in public places
  • Illness claims
  • Faulty products
  • Assault and Sexual Abuse Claims
  • Criminal Injury Compensation Claims

Please call us now on 01603 672222 for a no-obligation conversation today or Click Here To Make An Online Enquiry.

What is a Medical Negligence claim?

If a medical professional makes a mistake or fails in their duty of care, causing an injury or making a condition worse, this can be classed as Medical Negligence. Medical Negligence can include misdiagnosis, incorrect treatment, delayed diagnosis, and mistakes made during surgery/medical and beauty procedures.

How much is my claim worth?

Every Personal Injury or Medical Negligence case is different, and the final compensation received depends on several factors, including the severity of the injury and any other damages to be claimed, i.e. loss of earnings. We will keep you updated on the potential compensation throughout the process.

Are you no win no fee Personal Injury Solicitors?

We can manage many cases on a no win no fee basis and very often will seek interim payments to help you avoid any hardship through loss of earnings or other costs incurred.

If you win your case, your opponent will pay the majority of your legal fees, with the rest coming from a fixed percentage of the compensation awarded.

Is there a time limit on making a Personal Injury or Medical Negligence claim?

The general rule for Personal Injury and Medical Negligence is that you must claim within three years of the date of injury or knowledge of the injury. If the injury involved a child, the claim could be made anytime up until their eighteenth birthday and from then on, the claim must be made within three years (so before they turn 21).

The exception to this is if a person lacks the mental capacity to make their own claim, then there is no time limit. Regardless of the situation, it is always best to seek legal advice as soon as possible in order to get the best result possible.

How long do Personal Injury or Medical Negligence claims take?

This depends entirely on the complexity of your case and the parties involved. Straight forward cases can be resolved within 12-18 months, but more complicated cases, or those where the other party does not accept fault, can take many years to settle, meaning that we would have to issue Court Proceedings on the third anniversary on the date of accident and/or knowledge of injury to ensure that you can continue to pursue your claim for compensation.

I am not sure if I have a claim?

If you think you have a claim but are not sure, please contact us. We can have a no-obligation conversation to discuss your case face to face or over the phone, whether you have a valid claim and the next stage of the process.

What is the Personal Injury or Medical Negligence claim process?

We start with an initial consultation to discuss your case and the payment options, including no win no fee.

Following our conversation, we will get in touch with those responsible for your injury and request that they accept responsibility. If this happens, we will work to negotiate interim payments as required for ongoing medical care or covering loss of income before you receive your final settlement. These payments will be deducted from your final compensation.

We work with independent medical specialists to understand the injury/illness you have suffered and any ongoing treatment you will require. We will then calculate the amount of compensation you will require to support recovery and your ongoing quality of life.

It is always preferable to negotiate claims outside of court in order to conclude them quickly, but if your opponent does not accept blame or agree to the compensation amount, we will start Court Proceedings. Even in this situation, many claims are settled before their court date.

How we can help

Our team has experience in a wide range of types of Medical Negligence and Personal Injury claims and can offer expert legal advice and assistance, tailored to your case. We aim to keep your best interests at heart and to ensure that costs are kept to a minimum, whilst seeking the maximum claim applicable to your case.

We understand that this can be a stressful time and our team will provide as much support as possible to minimise this and make the process as simple as possible.

Please call us now on 01603 672222 for a no-obligation conversation today or Click Here To Make An Online Enquiry.

Testimonials

"You couldn’t improve the service, it was faultless. I found dealing with Simper Law an absolute pleasure from the first phone call to completion of my Will. Everyone I spoke  to was helpful and friendly and Kim made the whole process easy and stress free. Many thanks and I won’t hesitate to recommend you."

Client: Mrs Loveday

"Very informative and clear. The Solicitor fully understood out requirements. Everything was completed to our satisafction in a suitable timeframe. The service and the delivery of the service was exemplary. First class from all concerned. It was apparent from the first meeting that we had chosen well in approaching Simper Law. First class knowledge and customer care at all times. Very attentative, helpful and efficient."

Client: Mr and Mrs Hall

“Nothing could be improved with the service. Extremely satisfied.”

Client: Mrs B Laidler

“Our Wills were dealt with very quickly. Thank you, Sally.”

Client: Mr & Mrs F.

“We saw Sally Riches for assistance in drawing up new Wills and Lasting Powers of Attorney. Our objectives were completely understood and Sally went the extra mile in providing a good service for us. Sally is friendly, knowledgeable and efficient. Thank you for all your help.”

Client: Mr & Mrs J.

“I was delighted by the prompt response and the friendly helpful service we received. Thank you.”

Client: Mr & Mrs Hannant

"Victoria is the perfect Solicitor and will fight your corner every step of the way. Victoria has a way of making you feel at ease and you are made to feel like you are the most important person in the world, I highly recommend Simper Law."

Client: Tracey Bellward

"Victoria was able to take the emotion out of my case and look at it objectively, with a view to minimising my costs. I’ve worked with a few Solicitors in the past who take the opposite approach. I’m more than happy to recommend and pass on to friends and family."

Client: John Graham

"I would like to pass on my thanks to the team at Simper Law for the handling of an outstanding debt to my business.
Victoria was able to achieve more in a week than I was able to in a year! I cannot fault the level of customer service or professionalism throughout the process and what sometimes can be a very stressful procedure was anything but. If I have another issue like this arises in the future then Simper Law will be my first point of call and I would recommend them to family, friends and colleagues without hesitation."

Client: Niall Secker

"I'm so very grateful to Kim and her team for helping me to make a will that covered my wishes. Kim is a naturally caring person and made me feel at ease from the start. All questions were answered factually, but with compassion. Now I feel I can rest at ease in the knowledge that all is in order on this front. I was very worried at the idea of this experience, but I had no need to be -at all."

Client: Anthony Joseph

"I would like to thank Kim for her patience and advice in putting together a somewhat complicated Will and have no hesitation whatever in recommending Simper Law to anyone needed a friendly professional service."

Client: Doreen Avellino

"Best Solicitors I’ve dealt with, friendly, very easy to deal with and never trying to get you to do something you didn’t want. Exceptional."

Client: Paul Horrex

"Outstanding service from all at Simper Law- A total pleasure to deal with from first contact to completion. Not only professional in all respects, but just the right touch to leave you confident and completely at ease. Kim and her lovely team offer an impressive service second to none."

Client: Carol Rose

"I highly recommend Sally Riches at Simper Law. Her dealings with me throughout the Will writing process were professional, timely, efficient, helpful, clear and pleasant.
It was a task I was dreading and Sally made it easier and more effortless than I imagined it could be. Thank you."

Client: Sandra Boatman

"Thanks again Danielle- you’ve done a fantastic job on this - great communication and professional efficiency throughout the process for which we are very grateful."

Client: Sally Burrell

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