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When you find yourself facing a serious injury, it's crucial to have the support of skilled solicitors who can navigate the complex world of compensation claims on your behalf. At Stephensons, our team in Wigan understand that the aftermath of an accident can be overwhelming, and our team of dedicated solicitors are here to provide you with expert guidance and make the process as straightforward as possible. Whether you have suffered a workplace accident, a road traffic collision, or a slip and fall incident, our highly specialised solicitors have the knowledge and experience to fight for the compensation you deserve. To discuss your case with one of our personal injury solicitors, simply give us a call at 0161 696 6235 or fill out our convenient online enquiry form.

We believe that seeking help from professionals who are well-versed in the world of personal injury compensation is crucial in order to fight effectively for the compensation you are entitled to. With years of combined experience, our personal injury solicitors in Wigan have provided tailored legal advice to clients from all walks of life. We take pride in simplifying the complex legal proceedings and minimising the stress that often accompanies such cases. By placing your trust in our capable hands, you can focus on your recovery while our solicitors work diligently to help you claim fair compensation for your injuries. 

 

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What is a serious injury?

A serious injury refers to a severe physical harm or damage that significantly affects a person's health, well-being, or ability to function. It usually involves life-threatening conditions, major disabilities, or injuries that require extensive medical treatment, hospitalisation, or long-term care. Examples include severe burns, traumatic brain injury, spinal cord damage, major fractures, amputations, and organ failure.

What is a serious injury compensation claim?

A serious injury compensation claim refers to a legal process in which an individual seeks compensation for a severe or life-altering injury they have sustained due to the fault or negligence of another party. This type of claim typically involves significant physical or emotional harm, resulting in long-term consequences, and seeks monetary compensation to cover various expenses, loss of earnings, and other associated costs.

Why choose our serious injury claims solicitors?

If you have suffered a serious injury that wasn't your fault and are seeking compensation, Stephensons are here to help. Our expert legal advisors are dedicated to providing the highest level of support, ensuring that you claim the compensation you deserve.

Our personal injury lawyers in Wigan are experienced in handling a wide range of compensation cases, from road traffic accidents to workplace injuries. We understand that every case is unique, and we take the time to carefully assess the circumstances surrounding your injury. With our expert knowledge and understanding of personal injury law, we can determine whether you have grounds for a compensation claim.

At Stephensons, we pride ourselves on our commitment to customer satisfaction. We are constantly evolving our services to meet the changing needs of our clients, ensuring that we provide the best possible support and guidance throughout the claims process.

We were honoured to be awarded 'Personal Injury/Clinical Negligence Team of the Year' at the prestigious 2022 Manchester Legal Awards. This recognition is a testament to our team's expertise and dedication in handling serious injury compensation claims.

If you've been injured in an accident that wasn't your fault, contact Stephensons today on 0161 696 6235 for a simple conversation to discuss your claim. We are here to provide the legal support you need during this difficult time.

How can our serious injury compensation solicitors help?

Our serious injury compensation claims solicitors in Wigan are dedicated to providing professional legal guidance and support to individuals who have suffered from serious injuries. We understand the devastating impact that these injuries can have on your physical, emotional, and financial well-being. Our experienced team of solicitors are well-equipped to handle a wide range of serious injury cases, including, but not limited to, brain injuries, spinal cord injuries, amputations, and burns. We will work tirelessly to claim the compensation you deserve, ensuring that all aspects of your case are thoroughly investigated and your rights are protected. Let us help you navigate the complex legal process and secure your future.

Can I claim compensation for a serious injury?

Yes, you may be able to claim compensation for a serious injury depending on the circumstances surrounding the injury, such as if it was caused by someone else's negligence or wrongdoing. It is recommended to consult with a personal injury lawyer to evaluate your case and determine the best course of action.

What are common types of serious injuries?

Common types of serious injuries include fractures, head injuries, spinal cord injuries, severe burns, traumatic brain injuries, internal organ damage, amputations, severe lacerations, and injuries resulting in permanent disabilities or disfigurements.

How to claim for serious injury compensation?

To claim for serious injury compensation, your solicitor will help to gather all relevant evidence such as medical records, accident reports, and witness statements. They will guide you through the legal process, ensuring all necessary documents are properly filed.

What is classed as a serious injury?

A serious injury is typically defined as one that requires immediate medical attention and may result in severe harm or long-term disabilities, impairments, or dysfunction. Examples include fractures, head injuries, spinal cord injuries, severe burns, internal organ damage, loss of limb, blindness, or any injury that significantly affects a person's ability to function or diminishes their quality of life.

How long do I have to make a claim for a serious personal injury?

The time limit to make a claim for a serious personal injury is usually three years in England and Wales, but there can be exceptions to this. It is essential to consult with a legal professional to determine the specific time limits that apply to your situation.

How long does a serious compensation claim take?

The duration of a serious compensation claim can vary depending on several factors, such as the complexity of the case, the cooperation of the parties involved, and the court's schedule. Typically, it can take anywhere from several months to several years to reach a resolution.

What kind of compensation can I expect to receive for a serious personal injury?

The amount of compensation for a serious personal injury can vary greatly, depending on the severity of the injury, the impact it has on life, lost wages, and pain and suffering. It is best to consult with a personal injury solicitor, who can provide an estimate based on the specific details of your case.

How do I prove a serious injury?

To prove a serious injury, you, along with your solicitor, should gather and present evidence such as medical records, diagnostic tests, doctors’ notes, and witness testimonials. These documents should clearly outline the severity of your injury, the impact it has had on your daily life and abilities, and any necessary treatments or surgeries.

Contact our serious injury compensation claims solicitors in Wigan

If you believe you have a potential claim for compensation regarding your accident or injury, don't hesitate to reach out to our dedicated team of solicitors. Our experienced professionals are here to provide you with the guidance and support you need. You can contact us today by calling 0161 696 6235 or by completing our convenient online enquiry form. We are committed to fighting for justice and helping you seek the compensation you deserve.

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