Further Information

A personal injury can be physical or psychological. You can make a claim for a personal injury if you have been injured in an accident that occurs as a result of the actions or negligence of someone else.

In a personal injury claim, the burden is on you, as the claimant, to prove that you have suffered your injuries because of a breach of a duty of care or negligence by someone else, the ‘Defendant’.

To bring a claim, you must be able to prove that the personal injury has caused you pain and suffering, and where necessary, you have suffered financial losses. Typically, the injury will have occurred within the last 3 years.

Common causes of personal injuries in the UK

The most common causes of personal injury in the UK are road and work accidents.

Road Traffic Accidents (RTA)

Our road network is one of the most congested in Europe, and as such, we have some of the highest number of road traffic accidents. In 2020, there were 1,472 fatalities in reported road accidents and 22,014 serious injured. (There has been a decrease in accidents associated with the reduction of road traffic in response to the COVID 19 pandemic).* The primary cause of road traffic accidents is excessive speed and can involve a car, motorbike, pedestrian or as we are more frequently seeing, an e-scooter.

Accident at Work

The Health and Safety Executive reports annually on the staggering number of people who have suffered an accident at work.

We recently settled a personal injury claim for a client who suffered a serious laceration injury to this left arm whilst operating a grinding tool at work – read his case study here.

Types of personal injury

We are dedicated to helping people who have suffered serious injuries to rebuild their lives and have a strong track record of success.

We are experts in supporting clients who have suffered personal injuries, including:

  • Slips, trips and falls
  • Cycle accidents
  • Broken bones
  • Spinal cord injuries
  • Brain injuries
  • Amputations
  • Orthopaedic injuries
  • Child injuries
  • Burn injuries
  • Victim of a crime of violence, including stabbings, shootings and muggings

A personal injury can have a devastating effect on you and your family. We work with other specialists, such as leading rehabilitation experts, to help give you the best possible life after your injuries.

No Win No Fee

We know that bringing a personal injury claim can be daunting, so we offer sophisticated, modern, and affordable solutions. With most cases funded under a ‘No Win No Fee’ agreement.

You will always keep 100% of the compensation you recover. Our legal costs will be paid for by the party at fault.

Call Grant for a free and confidential chat to see how we can help: 01246 355477, if you prefer, you can email Grant on contact@almalaw.co.uk.

 

 

*https://www.gov.uk/government/statistics/reported-road-casualties-great-britain-provisional-results-2020/reported-road-casualties-great-britain-provisional-results-2020

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