Understanding fundamental dishonesty in personal injury claims

If you are making a personal injury claim, it is important you are honest about your symptoms and losses. Don’t exaggerate them or make false statements. Claimants found guilty of being fundamentally dishonest with their personal injury claim can face severe consequences. This article will explain the concept fundamental dishonesty and how it could affect...Read More

Judicial College guidelines on personal injury

Determining the value of a personal injury claim can be a complicated process. Every case is different, and its unique circumstances must be taken into account. Legal practitioners use professional documentation and expert guidance to help them to navigate the process and ensure a just and fair result. One important resource is the Judicial College...Read More

What happens if I lose my personal injury claim?

Making a personal injury claim can be a highly stressful time for claimants. Chief among their worries is often the fear that their claim will fail, and this is often what can hold individuals back from seeking to make a claim in the first place. If you’re thinking of seeking legal help but wondering, ‘what...Read More

Settlement process for personal injury claims

Making a personal injury claim is something that many of us need never think about. Like many things, you only need to learn about the process when it suddenly becomes apparent you may need to make your own claim. The personal injury claim settlement process in the UK is generally straightforward but can be lengthy....Read More

How do you negotiate a higher personal injury settlement?

If you suffer an injury that is someone else’s fault, you are entitled to fair compensation. Financial compensation gained because of a personal injury claim can help you cover medical bills, loss of earnings, and emotional harm. However, reaching a satisfactory settlement isn’t always straightforward. This article will explain how the personal injury claims process...Read More

How to claim for personal injury after a car accident

Car accidents can leave pedestrians, cyclists, and drivers alike with injuries that range in severity from minor to life-changing. The distress caused by being involved in an incident can be overwhelming, and the situation further exacerbated by unexpected medical bills, loss of income due to the inability to work, the costs of vehicle repair, and...Read More

How does a personal injury trust work?

If you’ve suffered injury and have been awarded compensation, the result can be as a daunting as it is a relief. Compensation awards can amount to substantial sums of money, and receiving it all at once may raise questions about how you’ll manage it and whether you can keep receiving benefits. To answer these concerns...Read More

What is personal injury pre-action protocol?

When a claim for personal injury is made, it’s always desirable for both the claimant and defendant to make a productive and positive start—perhaps even find an alternate route to resolution that doesn’t involve going through the courts at all. This is where personal injury pre-action protocol comes in, and adhering to it can help...Read More

Making a clinical negligence claim for a child

We dread to think that, in the process of seeking medical help, we may be left with new injuries resulting from clinical negligence. This is even harder to comprehend when it happens to your child or a young person in your family. This is why it’s only understandable that parents and carers will often make...Read More

Can you sue for a bad hip replacement?

We all know that as we age, we might find ourselves spending more time in the company of doctors and pharmacists. Certain parts of the body face more wear and tear through years of use than others, and one of these in particular is the hips. As such, hip surgery is not at all uncommon...Read More