A serious injury, often referred to as a catastrophic injury in legal terms, will have a profound effect on a person’s quality of life, often resulting in long-term repercussions for everyone involved. If you or a loved one have suffered a serious injury following the negligence of a third party, the team of legal specialists here at Lanyon Bowdler can help you recover compensation to help meet the needs of your life changing injuries.
Our private client solicitors are leaders in their field for catastrophic compensation claims, as recognised by The Legal 500, which lists Lanyon Bowdler in the Top Tier for medical negligence and recognises the personal injury team also in the West Midlands. See the video below following our highly successful Brain Injury Conference “Surviving Brain injury - The Journey”.
Our team of specialist lawyers understand the severity and consequences often associated with a serious injury claim and have a wealth of experience from successfully acting in a variety of cases, which have included substantial levels of compensation being recovered.
We pride ourselves on being a compassionate and approachable law firm prioritising client service, so please get in touch to see how we can help. See what Matty Watton had to say about his Lanyon Bowdler experience following his serious injury claim following a lower limb amputation by watching the video below.
Serious or catastrophic injury compensation claims typically involve brain or spinal injuries, amputation, burns or multiple fractures. However the term covers a wide range of injuries, including:
Serious injury compensation claims should only be dealt with by specialist solicitors, who have the knowledge, experience and relationships with tried and tested medical and rehabilitation experts who often assist those who have sustained such an injury.
Our lawyers comprehensively investigate all elements of the circumstances surrounding the cause of injury, to ensure we compile the strongest case possible and know the right questions to ask. Our solicitors will be there with you every step of the way through the legal process to ensure it remains as stress-free as possible.
As well as our considerable experience in working with individuals and families who have been affected by all types of serious accidents, we can provide additional support from our in-house nurses and local charities, support agencies and rehabilitation teams. Our specialist Court of Protection Team can provide advice and support with managing finances particularly where the injured person may lack capacity or have logistical difficulty in accessing their finances.
Our lawyers are members of the Law Society Personal Injury Accredited Panel. Our serious injury lawyers are members of the Law Society Personal Injury Accredited Panel and are accredited by the Association of Personal Injury Lawyers (APIL). Neil Lorimer, head of the team, is recognised as an APIL accredited brain injury specialist.
We are members of Headway – the Brain Injury Association Personal Injury Solicitors List and the Spinal Injuries Association’s (SIA) approved list, which only recognises personal injury firms who are able to demonstrate considerable expertise in brain and spinal injury cases.
Are you happy with the way your compensation claim is currently being handled? Even if your claim has recently settled we may still be able to review your case, read more here.
Please give us a call for a friendly, confidential, chat about how we can help support you with a serious injury claim. There is no commitment or charge for our initial assessment. Please contact a member of the team or complete our online enquiry form. We can also arrange a home or hospital visit where more convenient.
Lanyon Bowdler has offices in Shrewsbury, Bromyard, Hereford, Ludlow, Oswestry and Telford, as well as meeting rooms in Conwy, North Wales.