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Serious Injury Claim Solicitors

Our dedicated Serious Injury Solicitors are specialists in helping the injured claim for their pain and suffering as well providing a long term care and financial package for the future.

We are there to support you on the journey ahead.  

When we support you through your claim, we commit to managing your Serious Injury Claim with the primary objective of achieving an outcome that truly reflects the impact on you, your family and your future life. Our expert approach all Serious Injury Claims will provide for your rehabilitation, future treatment, care needs, and of course will achieve the maximum financial compensation settlement possible.

If you or a loved one have suffered a life-changing injury then you are entitled to make a Serious Injury Claim for compensation. You should immediately consult our Serious Injury Solicitors, 
Our expert Serious Injury Solicitors are recognised in their specialist field for their expertise and acumen. We are ideally positioned to advise you appropriately and compassionately about your claim. We can provide you with immediate advice and support and we will be there to to help for the future.

A serious injury is 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 serious injury specialists here at Lanyon Bowdler can help you recover compensation to help meet the needs of your life-changing injuries.

Specialist Serious Injury Claim Experts

Lanyon Bowdler's team are expert Serious Injury Solicitors and handle many catastrophic injury compensation claims, as recognised by 2023 edition of The Legal 500, which lists Lanyon Bowdler in Tier One for medical negligence in the West Midlands andTier Two for personal injury in the West Midlands. Both teams are also recommended and ranked as Band 1 in the 2023 edition of Chambers UK. See the video below following our highly successful Brain Injury Conference “Surviving Brain injury”.

Our team of specialist Serious Injury Solicitors understand the severity and consequences surrounding the impact of a serious injury. We have a wealth of experience in successfully representing clients across a variety of injury claim cases which have involved substantial levels of compensation being recovered.

We pride ourselves on being a compassionate and approachable law firm, who prioritise our client’s needs in all that we do. Please get in touch to see how we can help. See what Matty Watton had to say about his experience of Lanyon Bowdler following his serious injury claim after a lower limb amputation by watching the video below.

What is a Serious Injury Claim?

Serious or catastrophic injury compensation claims typically involve the brain or spinal injuries, amputation, burns or multiple fractures. However, the term covers a wide range of injuries, including:

  • Brain injury (Acquired brain injury claims & Traumatic brain injury claims)
  • Serious head injuries
  • Spinal cord injury
  • Amputation or serious orthopaedic injuries equivalent in severity
  • Loss of sight or hearing
  • Severe burns and scalding
  • Fatal Accident Claims
  • Multiple & Complex Injuries
  • Paralysis
  • Serious Injuries to Children

The list above is certainly not exhaustive, as every serious injury case is unique, so if you or a loved one has suffered a serious injury due to someone else’s carelessness or negligence, then it is likely you are entitled to pursue a claim for financial compensation. The only way to be sure is call us today and have a free consultation with one of our lawyers.

Serious injuries tend to leave long-lasting effects on the injured person and potentially their families and loved ones. Round the clock care and even adaptations to the home may be required in provision for ensuring a quality of life after a serious injury is made as feasible as possible.

Serious injuries tend to be the result of either severe traumatic injury caused by a serious accident or instances of medical negligence.

A Serious Injury Claim for compensation is multi-faceted, long term consequences must be factored into financial compensation settlements to ensure the long term well-being of the injured person and their needs are fully considered.

How Much Compensation can I expect for a Serious Injury Claim?

Every Serious Injury Claim is unique. Unique because of the differences that exist between the circumstances, causes and liability surrounding the accident or the act of negligence itself and also unique because every individual is also unique.

For many reasons it is difficult to forecast the exact amount of compensation that may eventually be paid out, but each serious injury claim will be valued based on certain conditions:

  • Loss of earnings suffered by the victim including future projected losses. Any lost earnings suffered by family members who provided / continue to provide care would also be for consideration.
  • Medical costs
  • Costs surrounding any material losses occurring during the accident (ie Motorcycle)
  • Rehabilitation and physical therapy costs
  • Costs of Psychological care / support
  • Costs of home or vehicle adaptations needed to enhance independent living
  • Equipment costs: aids to enhance independent living such as wheelchairs
  • General damages considerate of pain and suffering endured by the victim and their family

Who Can Make a Serious Injury Claim for Compensation?

Unfortunately, it is the case, that on many occasions where a person has sustained the most serious of injuries, it is not possible for that person themselves to pursue a serious injury claim. Rightly this does not prohibit family member from seeking the justice deserved.

If a child has experienced a catastrophic injury, their parents or a legal guardian is entitled to make the claim for compensation. In the case of children, a claim can still be submitted for up to 3 years beyond the child turning 18 years old.

For an adult experiencing a serious injury, then a claim must be brought within 3 years of the incident, although there are exceptional circumstances that surround this time limit based on the mental capacity of the injured person. In the case of an adult a spouse, family member of dependent can make a serious injury claim on behalf of the injured person.

As mentioned, there are exceptions and special circumstances that courts may need to consider surrounding time limits so if you are unsure about anything regarding the potential for you to make a claim for compensation for yourself or for a family member, we will quickly be able to put your mind at ease.

Trust Lanyon Bowdler's Serious Injury Solicitors to help make your Injury Claim

Serious Injury Claims should only be dealt with by specialist lawyers specialising in serious injury 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 Serious Injury Solicitors are delegates of the Law Society Personal Injury Accredited Panel. Neil Lorimer, partner in the team, is recognised as an APIL accredited ‘Brain Injury’ specialist.

We are also affiliated with Headway – and on the Brain Injury Association's Personal Injury Solicitors List and the Spinal Injuries Association’s (SIA) approved list, which only acknowledges personal injury firms who are able to demonstrate considerable expertise in brain and spinal injury cases.

No Win No Fee Serious Injury Claims

We are the leading Serious Injury Solicitors in the midlands, Shropshire, Herefordshire and Wales. When handling a Serious Injury Claim, we can often do so on a no win no fee basis. This means that if we fail to secure a financial settlement for you, there will be nothing to pay. Justice, compassion and financial compensation is our business and we are determined the secure the best outcome for you. With this in mind, if you believe that you have a claim, you should pick up the phone and tell us your story today. There is really nothing to lose and when we have a grasp of the full facts, we will be able to confirm that we can handle your claim – no win no fee.

Lanyon Bowdler can review your Serious Injury Claim

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.

Get in Touch With Lanyon Bowdler's Serious Injury Solicitors

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 on the righthand side of this page. We can also arrange a home or hospital visit where more convenient.

We possess a network of partners in areas such as medical care, psychological counselling, rehabilitation, home-care, home adaptions etc and we can connect our clients with an array of professionals who can provide support to best enable the journey to recovery. By choosing Lanyon Bowdler as your advocate to bring about your Serious Injury Claim, you are choosing specialist Serious Injury Solicitors who will recognise and understand your suffering and who will work together with you to get you the right support and ultimately the maximum financial settlement you deserve.

We have offices in Shrewsbury, Bromyard, North Wales, Hereford, Ludlow, Oswestry and Telford, so are able to act for clients all over Shropshire, Herefordshire, Mid and South Wales and across the Midlands. As a leading UK team of Serious Injury Solicitors, we can represent you wherever you live in the Engalnd or Wales.


Prompt replies, ease of contact and friendly service. LB have been our family solicitors for over 40 years.

- Mr C Taylor-Edwards, Gloucestershire

Debbie was super-efficient, managed my case professionally. Always responded, answered any questions without delay. I wouldn’t hesitate in recommending your services. With thanks!

- Ms J O'Keeffe, Telford

Impressed by the pro-active updates and feedback we were given regarding progress, and speedy responses to emails.

- Mr N Barclay, Oswestry

Very friendly and helpful staff. Helped me at short notice when I had a problem. 

- Mrs Vivien E Charlton, Ludlow

Impressed with efficiency and friendliness of staff and the quality of work carried out. Total value for money.

- Miss DP Dovaston & Mr L Lee, Telford

Impressed by the excellent office space and customer relations. 

- Janet Preece, Bredwardine

All members of the team were excellent in dealing with my case – very helpful and efficient at all times. I have sold several properties in the past and this was by far the best service I have received. The service is excellent and I’m very satisfied with the work.

- Peter Harris, Newtown

Vicky was amazing, she made the purchase of the property so easy and fuss free. She made us feel very comfortable with all aspects of the purchase. I would definitely ask her to help us in the future. 

- Michael Salisbury, Flintshire

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