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Most people are aware that compensation can be payable for injuries sustained in motor accidents, accidents at work, or in public places but many do not claim because they do not appreciate fully what compensation may be available and which types of incident can lead to a successful accident claim.

A serious injury claim will require the services of a specialist serious injury lawyer to deal with the intricacies of making a claim involving a significant value. Whilst most personal injury lawyers might understand how to pursue a simple accident claim, the specific nuances in relation to higher value claims such as ongoing and future loss of earnings, the need for Case Managers and specialist rehabilitation, the need for accommodation experts to deal with housing adaptations and the like might not be known to all lawyers working in this area of the law. Cooks Legal are an Accredited Office of the Association of Personal Injury Lawyers and have a wealth of experience in successfully handling high value claims.

Am I Entitled To Compensation?

Any type of injury, whether minor or serious, can result in a legitimate claim for compensation if it was caused by the negligence of another party. Even if the injured person is partly responsible, a claim can still be pursued although the damages are likely to be reduced in proportion to the degree of blame. In serious injury cases it is important to be aware of the law relating to negligence as even with a degree of contributory negligence a higher value case might have a substantial value to an injured person requiring a closer inspection of liability issues.

Amount of damages that can be awarded

In serious injury cases compensation may be payable under various headings such as pain and suffering and loss of amenity (PSLA), past losses and future loss of earnings, ongoing medical treatment to be provided for on a private basis if so required, nursing care costs, past and future travelling expenses, accommodation and housing adaptations, vehicle adaptation costs, to name but a few. The amount of compensation recovered will depend upon the extent of injuries suffered (General Damages) as well as the extent of losses and expenses incurred both up to the present time and into the future (Special Damages), often quantified following involvement by a team of experts in various disciplines.

It is vitally important that the serious injury lawyer is knowledgeable about the need for the involvement of such experts and in many ways acts as an orchestra conductor in preparing the evidence from the experts in order to achieve the best possible result for the client in the shortest possible time.

Claims for personal injury need to be brought within three years of the occurrence but despite this it is essential to take action as quickly as possible so that necessary information can be gathered whilst details are fresh in the mind.

Accident compensation advice, No Win No Fee

Cooks Legal can help you pursue a serious accident compensation claim on a no win no fee basis. Under this arrangement our costs will be recovered from the losing party and if you don't win your claim, you don't pay a penny.

With expert compensation advice and an extensive knowledge of all aspects of compensation law you can be certain that our serious injury compensation lawyers are well equipped to help you get the compensation that you deserve.

It has been a good experience working with Cooks Legal. They tried their best to protect me and my son both physically and mentally. They helped me to see the medical specialists to make my case as strong as possible. They worked hard to get me the maximum compensation. Thanks to Tim Cook for all his hard work.
Mrs A, London£1 million

What We Did For Our Client...

Mrs A was injured when returning from a night shift working as a nurse at a local hospital. She was knocked down by a car involved in an illicit race in the early hours. She suffered horrific injuries including the loss of her right leg below the knee. After a hard battle, Mrs A received the sum of £1 million in an out of court settlement shortly before trial.

Start Your No Win No Fee Claim Today

Start your No Win No Fee claim today. Simply complete the free Application Form and we will let you know straight away if you are likely to be legally entitled to compensation.

Whether you have suffered loss, injury or damage at home, on the road, at work, or in any other way due to no fault of your own, you may be entitled to significant damages at law for pain and suffering, loss of wages, repair costs or any other losses attributable to the accident.

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