What is classed as a serious injury?
Serious or catastrophic injuries can generally be defined as injuries resulting in profound, long-term and life-changing consequences for the person injured and their family. There are various types of serious injuries including:
- Brain injuries
- Head injuries
- Spinal damage
- Injuries resulting in a coma & a vegetative state
- and serious burns.
No Win, No Fee Serious Injury Claims
If your injury happened as the result of negligence caused by a third party, you have the right to claim compensation to cover essential costs such as:
- Ongoing treatment
- Rehabilitation and care
- Loss of earnings
- Property modifications
Serious injuries can be life-changing. We understand not only the physical implications resulting from a serious injury but the emotional trauma and financial hardship that can follow. Our personal injury solicitors will provide you and your family with honest and transparent legal advice and practical support on a No Win, No Fee basis.
How do I make a serious injury compensation claim?
Here at Garratts, we are highly experienced in handling catastrophic injury claims in a sensitive, professional manner. You can get in touch via 0161 665 3502, or fill in our contact form to start the claims process today.
How long will the compensation claims process take?
We understand that serious injuries severely impact both individuals and their families. Therefore it is our utmost priority to guide you through the sometimes complex claims process in a supportive, sensitive and understanding manners.
You will have three years from the date of the accident (or when you first became aware of your injury or illness) to start the claims process. You can also make a claim on behalf of a relative who has sadly passed away due to an accident or injury which could have been prevented.
Throughout the claims process, Garratts’ team of serious injury solicitors will provide you with regular updates to communicate timescales, costs and answer questions you have about your claim.