Why choose us?

Personal Injury Specialists

We are specialists in personal injury law with a proven track record in securing compensation.

No Win, No Fee

We offer a no-win no-fee claims service to ease the financial pressure on you.

Free Initial Consultation

You can arrange a free no-obligation case review to help you decide if we’re the injury lawyers for you.

Accredited Firm

We are accredited by the Association of Personal Injury Lawyers (APIL), demonstrating our experience specialist expertise in personal injury law.

Personal Service

We will support you throughout the claims process, providing a personal, friendly and compassionate service, with local home and hospital visits if required.

Simplified Guide to Personal Injury Claims: Your Comprehensive Handbook

Never made a personal injury claim before? At Stonehewer Moss we understand that the legal landscape can be intimidating, especially for those unfamiliar with the process. Accidents are unexpected and often life-altering events that can leave a person uncertain of what or who to turn to.

This comprehensive guide aims to demystify the personal injury claims process in the UK, providing you with a step-by-step roadmap to navigate the complexities and ease any concerns you may have.

Understanding Personal Injury Claims

A personal injury claim is a legal process through which an individual seeks compensation for injuries sustained as a result of someone else’s negligence or wrongful actions. Whether the injury is caused by a road traffic accident, an accident at work or in public, the key to a successful claim is understanding and implementing these fundamental steps.

1. Seek Immediate Medical Attention

Your health is of utmost importance. Following an accident, you should seek prompt medical attention. Not only is this crucial for your well-being, but it also establishes a clear record of your injuries, which is essential for your claim.

2. Document the Incident

Collating evidence in support of your claim is key to building a strong case and more often than not will determine the outcome. Take photographs of the accident scene and your injuries, obtain contact information from any witnesses and collect relevant documents such as medical records, police reports, and any other pertinent information that may support your claim.

3. Report the Incident

Depending on the nature of the accident, it may be necessary to report it. This step is compulsory for those who have suffered an accident at work, as it is a legal requirement for employers to complete incident reports for any injuries sustained onsite. The detail in these reports can then be used in evidence.

Addressing Common Concerns

It is only natural for anyone to have concerns when thinking about pursuing a personal injury claim, especially if you are worried about your future employment or placing financial strain on others. Let’s address some of these common worries.

Fear of Losing Your Job

In the UK, there are employment laws in place to protect individuals from unfair dismissal due to pursuing a personal injury claim. Employers are legally required to have employers liability insurance to cover such situations, which means your claim should not impact your job security. If you face discrimination at work due to filing a claim, remember that it is against the law and you have grounds to address such issues.

Financial Strain on Others

Personal injury claims are typically covered by insurance, either from your own of the defendants. This ensures that compensation is obtained from insurance policies instead of an individual’s finances. You must remember that seeking injury compensation is not about causing financial distress for someone, it is to cover the losses you have incurred as a result of injury caused by someone else’s negligence.

Lengthy Legal Battles

While some cases may take time to resolve, the majority of personal injury claims are settled out of court. Stonehewer Moss’s experienced legal team is committed to expediting the process, minimising stress for our clients while maximising their compensation. We strive for efficient and fair resolutions, ensuring your case is handled with the utmost care.

The Benefits of Seeking Legal Assistance

Navigating the legal intricacies of a personal injury claim alone can be challenging, and that’s where personal injury solicitors come into play. By instructing a legal professional to act on your behalf, you benefit from a range of advantages:

Expertise and Experience:

Personal injury lawyers have extensive experience handling cases of all kinds. We understand the nuances of the legal system and can guide you through the process with confidence.

No Win, No Fee:

Stonehewer Moss’s commitment to justice is reflected in our ‘No Win, No Fee’ policy. This means that you only pay if we successfully secure compensation for you, eliminating any financial barriers and allowing you to pursue justice without upfront costs.

Compassionate Support:

We recognise the emotional toll that personal injuries can take. Our dedicated team is committed to providing compassionate support, keeping you informed at every step, and advocating for your best interests throughout the process.

Why Choose Stonehewer Moss Solicitors?

Making a personal injury claim should not be a source of added stress. If you or someone you know has been injured in an accident, we encourage you to reach out to Stonehewer Moss Solicitors.

Our experienced team is ready to listen, advise, and guide you through the process, ensuring you can focus on your recovery while we handle the legal complexities. Your well-being is our priority, and we are here to assure you that, with Stonehewer Moss you will be in safe hands throughout the journey towards securing the compensation you rightfully deserve.

Don’t let concerns hold you back – take the first step towards compensation by contacting the firm today.

To learn more about No Win No Fee claims, watch this short video. 

Talk to our claims solicitor

Call us on freephone 0800 434 6544 or 01606 87 22 00

Email us at info@stonehewermoss.co.uk



Contact our claims experts

Arrange a free initial case review

Freephone 0800 434 6544 or 01606 87 22 00

Email info@stonehewermoss.co.uk

Stonehewer Moss Solicitors, Imperial Buildings, 20-22 High Street, Northwich, Cheshire, UK, CW9 5BY

Stonehewer Moss Solicitors is a trading style of the Stonehewer Moss Limited, Registered in England No. 542 6583
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