Stephensons Trustpilot stars
Based on count 1084
View all reviews

Personal injury glossary - A

If you would like assistance in relation to a possible personal injury claim speak to our experts for free initial advice on 01616 966 229 or complete our online enquiry form.

This personal injury glossary provides explanations in plain English of a number of technical terms you may encounter in the process of pursuing a personal injury claim.

Acknowledgement of service - The response by a defendant when a legal matter is brought to court. The defendant recognises that the matter has been sent to court for the purpose of a judge deciding the outcome of the legal matter in question.

Admission - A voluntary acknowledgement that something is correct.

Affidavit - A written statement of fact drafted by someone of sound mind and taken under oath.

Alternative dispute resolution - Different methods of resolving a legal matter without the need to take the case through court.

Appeal - To ask a more senior court or person to review a decision made because it is believed to be wrong.

Application - The formal act of making a request for something.

A  B  C  D  E  F  G  H  I  J  K  L  M 

N  O  P  Q  R  S  T  U  V  W  X  Y  Z

loading staff

4.7out of 10
4.7 score on Trustpilot Based on count 1084

We're Great

It is our business to deliver legal services that work for our clients, and you can trust our specialists to take care of things on your behalf.

Our Trustpilot reviews

Credit hire - what's that again?

You’ve just had an accident, it’s icy after all out there. Another driver has damaged your vehicle. It happens.  No problem, we’re human after all.  So, you ring your insurance company and report it to...

Read more

Personal Injury Twitter Block

@SolicitorsLLP

Stephensons' week-long giveaway

This year ‘Blue Monday’ falls on January 18th, in what are already challenging times we’d like to try and raise spirits a little each day with a week-long giveaway. Throughout the week we’ll be looking for nominations for donations...

Read more
  • Louise Griffiths
  • Kate Sweeney
  • ​Danielle Callaway
  • Robert Donlan
  • ​Rebecca Dawber
  • ​Pauline Smith
  • ​Shahina Sakeria​
  • Sarah Masters
  • Brea Carney-Jones
  • Steven Jones
  • Katie Plappert