Catastrophic or Serious Injury Compensation
Sometimes an injury is so catastrophic that it’s clear it will disrupt the rest of your life.
When this happens to you or someone close to you, it’s no comfort to know these kinds of injuries are extremely rare. As well as immediate medical treatment, you need to know how you or your loved ones will receive and can afford appropriate care long into the future.
Our legal experts are extremely experienced and as well as getting you your compensation they will ensure that appropriate rehabilitation is sourced to secure your quality of life.
By claiming the compensation you are due this can help you adjust to your new life. This can include long term medical and home care, medical costs and everyday expenses.
Claims Can include:
• Motorbike / Cycle accidents
• Road Traffic Accidents
• Accidents at Work
• Sports Injuries
• Accidents involving Animals
Types of injuries include:
• Head Injuries
• Spinal Cord
• Crush Injuries (hand, arm, foot, head, body)
• Brain Injury
• Amputation Incidents
Don’t forget you may be able to make a claim on behalf of a loved one. If they have a claim you may be able to start a claim on their behalf.
Fortunately, we have a specialist department that deals with catastrophic and serious injury compensation claims. This includes Solicitors who have particular expertise in helping people who have suffered life changing injuries get maximum compensation.
We are highly experienced at representing our clients in court as well as undertaking mediation and arbitration on your behalf, a procedure which is being used more and more in these highly sensitive cases. If you decide to go ahead, we communicate clearly and promptly at each stage. And with our no win, no fee promise, you don’t have to pay us a single penny unless we win.
Catastrophic injury settlements can be significant. After all, they are often compensating you for the cost of any care, special equipment, adaptions to your home, and rehabilitation you might need, now and in the future.
The amounts vary widely from case to case. Examples can include:
• Brain injury £1K to 354K
• A Spinal Injury led to paralysis £73K to 130K
• Loss of arm £73K to 120K
• Loss of leg £73K to 120K
• Burn injury £1.5K to 85K
Please note the following are only guidelines and are just for injury damages and do not include other heads of claim such as loss of future earnings, loss of amenity or ongoing care claim. The figures set out below can increase considerably. Please also note that there is 100% compensation on recovery of damages in excess of 25K.
In your initial, free consultation, we will talk through your circumstances and can often give you an indication of how much compensation you may be able to claim.
Can I claim?
You can claim compensation for a wide range of catastrophic or serious injuries caused by a wide range of circumstances. Please don’t assume there’s no help out there – call us for a free initial consultation and let our expert solicitors guide you through your options.
Wherever appropriate, we aim to secure you a financial settlement to cover:
• 24 hour care and care assessments
• rehabilitation and pain management
• interim payments and structured settlements
• specialist equipment e.g. for lifting and mobility
• compensation for loss of congenial employment
• financial advice about trusts and Power of Attorney
• settlement for loss of earnings and future loss of earnings.
Don’t try to second guess whether or not you can claim – with our initial free consultation, you have nothing to lose by asking the experts.
• Experienced solicitors
• Clear, sensitive communication
• No up-front fees
• Free initial consultation
• We take on cases others turn away
• Rapid resolution
• Guaranteed no win, no fee – you don’t pay a single penny unless we win
Why Choose Applebys:
At Applebys Solicitors we have specialist legal experts who have perfected the claims process so that there's the minimum amount of inconvenience to you. We offer an end-to-end service that ensures that all aspects of your claim are taken care of. The primary goal of Applebys is to make the process of filing a claim as easy and painless as possible. We know that most victims are not experienced in dealing with health care professionals. At Applebys we will work hard for you to ensure there are no undue delays and that you receive all the compensation you deserve.
• Our solicitors are experts in head injury claims.
• 100s of claims handled from all over the UK.
• Talk directly with the solicitor assigned to your case.
• We can get you help with rehabilitation.
• Unlike others, we begin immediately to get a quick and fair settlement.
Our lawyers are renowned for their sensitivity in dealing with what can be difficult cases, but also have the tenacity to pursue your case making sure you get the compensation you are entitled to.