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committed to injured people
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committed to injured people

Whiplash compensation lawyers

Any accident which takes place on a public highway or other public place can be termed a road accident. Obviously there is usually a vehicle of some sort involved, either colliding with another vehicle, or with a cycle, motorbike or pedestrian for example.

From 31st May 2021 in England and Wales, new rules will come into force which will affect how some road accident claims are dealt with. The rules will affect you if you have a:

  1. Whiplash claim
  2. Claim where the value of the injuries is no more than £5,000
  3. All other Road Traffic Accident (RTA) related claims

Our specialist lawyers will be able to advise you on these changes.

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I specialise in Medical Negligence and Personal Injury work, undertaking a wide variety of cases in the Court of Session and the All-Scotland Personal Injury Court in Edinburgh. I am an APIL Accredited Senior Litigator and am Accredited by the Law Society of Scotland for my expertise in Medical Negligence cases. I also have experience in Fatal Accident Inquiries and obtaining Criminal Injuries Compensation for pursuers.  I am also experienced in cases involving the Voluntary...
Personal injury legal practice Personal injury - Senior Litigator
Mrs Mairi Day of DIGBY BROWN LLP in Edinburgh
Mairi joined Digby Brown in 2005 having graduated from the University of Aberdeen in 1998. She qualified as a solicitor and notary public in 2001 and spent several years with other Scottish solicitors before joining as a personal injury solicitor for the Network Department in Digby Brown's Edinburgh office. Mairi works on all aspects of personal injury law, including Sheriff Court and Court of Session actions, road traffic claims and employer’s liability claims.
Personal injury legal practice Personal injury - Senior Litigator
Ms Carol Hopwood of CARPENTERS LTD in Liverpool
Carol Hopwood, Head of the Serious and Catastrophic Injury Team at The Carpenters Group. Carol qualified as a Solicitor in 1993 and has specialised in brain injury and spinal injury cases for over 20 years.  She is a Headway UK approved panel solicitor, founding trustee and secretary of Headway Sefton and UKABIF member.  Having sold her own practice in 2013, she headed the Liverpool Catastrophic injury team for another national practice before joining Carpenters to...
Personal injury - Senior Litigator
I started working at Irwin Mitchell in November 2004 and have worked in a number of teams such as Enforcement, the Legal Helpline, Motor Recoveries, MOJ, and now Serious Injury. I am a Paralegal dealing with a multitude of different cases dealing with fraud and low speed impact cases, fatalities, secondary victim claims and both fast track and multi track work. I am also one of our teams fundamental dishonesty experts. 
Fatal accidents lawyer Personal injury legal practice Personal injury - Senior Litigator
Mr Stephen Samuel of G SPILSBURY & CO in Mountain Ash
Partner in G Spilsbury and Co Solicitors in Mountain Ash town centre. Very Busy Personal Injury workload undertaking all areas of work including RTA, Slips and Trips, claims agains the local council, supermarkets, shops, accidents abroad for Claimants only.   Undertaking fast track and muti track workload. Mainly acting for people in south wales area from word and mouth of other clients. We do not undertake and never have any referral work.   Most of the work is on a CFA...
Personal injury - Senior Litigator
Mrs Julie Hatton of COODES LLP in Falmouth
I am a member of the Law Society Clinical Negligence Accreditation panel and a Fellow of the Institute of Legal Executives.  I am also an APIL Senior Litigator and Clinical Negligence specialist. I have worked exclusively for Claimants in the area of clinical negligence and personal injury for over 20 years and am commited to achieving the best possible results for my clients.  I specialise in a wide area of clinical negligence claims including: Obstetrics...
Clinical negligence lawyer Personal injury legal practice Personal injury - Senior Litigator
APIL accredited senior litigator. Surrey Law Society's Lawyer of the Year 2023. Ranked in Legal 500 and Chambers. I am a solicitor with over 25 years’ experience of acting for injured and bereaved clients. I set up my own firm in June 2021. My clients are at the heart of everything I do. I provide a personal service which is individually tailored to each client’s needs. Unlike most firms, I do not charge my clients and my fees are limited to what I recover from the Defendant....
Personal injury legal practice Personal injury - Senior Litigator
I have been a solicitor with Grigor & Young LLP, based mainly in Elgin, since 1992. I have been a partner with the firm since 1999. Delict (the area of law including personal injury) was my favourite subject at university in Edinburgh and I got the chance to see quite a lot of that type of work when I was doing my legal training with Balfour & Manson, also in Edinburgh. When I came to Grigor & Young, I did a wide range of work, both court and non-court, while the amount of...
Personal injury legal practice Personal injury - Senior Litigator
Mr Mark Irlam of MEWIES SOLICITORS in Skipton
A solicitor who obtains compensation and early rehabilitation for those injured in accidents that are not their fault. I have dealt with claims from small whiplash type cases to those who have suffered with severe injuries. Dealing with all types of personal injury and clinical negligence matters. Representing injured people who have suffered orthopaedic injuries, whiplash, brain injury, spinal injury, amputation, fibromyalgia, chronic pain and other injuries. Getting you what you...
Personal injury - Senior Litigator
Richard is a Partner having joined the firm in 1996. He specialises in high value, traumatic injury cases, assisting local people. He joined APIL in 2003 and his firm are an accredited practice. He provides a 'face to face' service for his clients which means he can only act for individuals in Yorkshire, Nottiinghamshire, Lincolnshire and Derbyshire. Cases are pursued on a 'no win no fee' basis. 
Personal injury legal practice Personal injury - Senior Litigator
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