Stephensons Trustpilot stars
Based on count 1198
View all reviews

Personal injury glossary - F

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.

Fast track - How a matter is dealt with and heard by court. If a personal injury claim is worth more than £1,000 but less than £25,000, a case will be handled by “fast track”. When a legal matter is assigned to fast track, a timetable of approximately 6 months is put in place for both the claimant and defendant to gather and exchange relevant evidence. A fast track trial in court is generally heard over one day as the details involved are not complex.

Fees - The sum of money paid for a legal service.

Funding - How a claim is paid for. Many people have legal cover in their home or car insurance that would provide funding for a claim. For those who do not, there are alternative methods of “funding”. See CFA and LEI.

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

4.6out of 10
4.6 score on Trustpilot Based on count 1198

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

Can I make a claim for compensation following an accident with and uninsured/untraced driver?

If you have been unfortunate enough to have been involved in a road traffic accident as either a driver/passenger of a vehicle or riding a motorbike/bicycle or even as a pedestrian it can be a very traumatic experience which can be made even more...

Read more

Personal Injury Twitter Block

@SolicitorsLLP

One of the most common injuries is also the most likely to be misdiagnosed

A small broken bone in the wrist, or more specifically a scaphoid fracture, is one of the most common injuries suffered by men and women of all ages. Yet despite its popularity this treatable injury is also the most likely to be missed or is...

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