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Spinal injuries

Spinal injuries have a big impact on people because they are so distressing and have long term implications. Spinal injuries can occur as a result of road accidents, clinical negligence, sporting accidents and accidents at work, in many cases being in some part due to some else’s negligence. Spinal injuries tend to lead to higher levels of compensation than other types of injury as many injuries result in some form of paralysis which will have a serious impact on quality of life.

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Personal injury - Fellow
Juliette heads up the Personal Injury team at Foot Anstey. She has over 25 years experience in dealing with all kinds of personal injury claims. She specialises in spinal cord injury, acquired brain injury claims and amputation claims. Juliette... Read more
Mr Barry Bayley of WOLFERSTANS in Plymouth
Clinical negligence lawyer
Personal injury legal practice
Personal injury - Senior Litigator
Barry is a Partner in and joint Head of the Clinical Negligence Department of Wolferstans Solicitors. He specializes in complex and catastrophic claims, particularly those involving brain or spinal injury. He has developed an expertise in acting for... Read more
Mr Matthew Ellis of GOLDBERGS SOLICITORS in Plymouth
Personal injury - Senior Litigator
Personal injury legal practice
Personal injury - Senior Litigator
Having graduated from Exeter University with a law degree, Mike worked in London to complete his post graduate training. He joined Nash & Co in 1993 and was made a partner in 1996. He heads the Injury department and has been a member of the Law... Read more
Mr Simon Parford of WOLFERSTANS in Plymouth
Brain injury lawyer
Clinical negligence lawyer
Personal injury legal practice
Personal injury - Fellow
I am a Partner and Head of the Clinical Negligence Department of Wolferstans Solicitors. I specialise in complex, high value brain injury claims. I have particular expertise in acting for children and young adults who have cerebral palsy. I have been... Read more
Mr James Walsh of GA SOLICITORS in Plymouth
Occupational disease lawyer
Asbestos disease lawyer
Personal injury legal practice
Personal injury - Fellow
Telephone: 01752 203536 Email: james.walsh@GAsolicitors.com James is a Partner and Head of the Asbestos Litigation Team at GA Solicitors in Plymouth. James is one of the South West's leading industrial disease litigators, renowned... Read more
Mr George Owens of NALDERS in St Austell
Clinical negligence lawyer
Personal injury - Senior Litigator
Clinical negligence lawyer
Personal injury legal practice
Personal injury - Senior Litigator
Elizabeth is a Partner and Head of the Clinical Negligence Department at Wolferstans and is a Fellow of the Chartered Institute of Legal Executives.   Elizabeth is a member of the Law Society’s Clinical Negligence Specialist... Read more
Mr Peter Tassart of WOLFERSTANS in Plymouth
Personal injury legal practice
Personal injury - Senior Litigator
I specialise in the field of medical negligence law. I handle all aspects of clinical negligence claims. I am an Associate of Wolferstans, a solicitor and am accredited by the Association of Personal Injury Lawyers as a Senior Litigator. Read more
Mr Andrew Warlow of WOLFERSTANS in Plymouth
Brain injury lawyer
Personal injury legal practice
Personal injury - Fellow
Andrew is a Partner and leads the Head and Spinal Injuries Team. He specialises in complex, catastrophic injury claims. He is the contact partner for Wolferstans and has been for many years on the Headway - The Brain Injury Association Personal Injuries... Read more

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All firms will probably provide the first half hour of your consultation free of charge, either by telephone or in person.

Many people are unable to continue in their profession and should therefore be compensated for their loss of earnings. They will also usually require modifications to their accommodation and living areas. Many often need new accommodation specially built to their needs and specialist equipment to improve their mobility.

For anyone with a serious spinal injury, early rehabilitation is essential. Your specialist lawyer will be able to find the most suitable rehabilitation centre for you to help get your life back on track as soon as possible.

Other costs such as the cost of life-long care need to be taken into account when making a claim for compensation. It is imperative that your specialist lawyer ensures that you receive sufficient compensation to restore your life to what it was as much as they possibly can. Your specialist lawyer will also provide for your long-term future, including loss of your pension from work.

Causes of spinal injuries

  • Road traffic accidents
  • Construction site accidents
  • Sporting accident
  • Lifting or moving heavy objects - most common in the workplace where inadequate training or lack of a risk assessment can result in injury
  • Slips, trips and falls - caused by wet, slippery and uneven surfaces
  • Faulty products - such as ladders and chairs which can break leading to a fall

Claim compensation for a spinal injury

Many people living with spinal injuries suffer a loss of independence. Financial compensation can go a long way to towards improving an injured person’s quality of life. If you have suffered a spinal injury as a result of someone else’s negligence you have the right to seek compensation. Only specialist spinal injury lawyers are listed on this page.

It is strongly recommended that you should consult with two or three accredited injury lawyers before making a decision on who to instruct.


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Specialist accreditation

APIL provides accreditation for lawyers who practice in personal injury law, and who specialise in particular fields, including spinal cord injury.

Specialist accreditation shows that an APIL accredited spinal cord injury lawyer has achieved a very high standard of expertise and competence and actually specialises in this area of the law.

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