Experts in

Personal Injury Claims

man-in-wheelchair-plays-high-fives-son-on-swing-concept-representing-personal-injury-compensation-claims

No win, no fee personal injury claims

No win, no fee

Instruct an experienced personal injury lawyer today at no upfront cost. Under our No Win No Fee agreement you will only pay a pre-agreed percentage of the compensation you are awarded if your case is successful.

Read More +

What is a personal injury?

What is a personal injury?

A personal injury can be both physical and psychological. The majority of personal injury cases arise from accidents at work, road traffic accidents or accidents in public places.

Negligence means another party owed you a duty of care and a ‘breach’ of that duty of care resulted in a foreseeable injury or illness that was not your fault.

Our expert personal injury lawyers have successfully helped thousands of people claim compensation and access life-changing rehabilitation and support.

Decades of experience

Decades of experience

We’re one of the UK’s leading personal injury compensation claims teams, as our specialist solicitors have decades of combined experience in succeeding in even the most serious and complex cases.

Our personal injury lawyers will take the time to understand what you’re going through.

We understand you’ll want to know why things went wrong and how things will change.

We will work to help you get the answers you deserve, along with the compensation you need to make the best recovery possible.

man-in-wheelchair-hugs-son-concept-representing-personal-injury-compensation-claims

Specialists in personal injury

Specialists in personal injury

Our specialist personal & serious injury solicitors have more than 20 years of experience in succeeding, in even the most complex of cases.

We have successfully helped thousands of people claim personal injury compensation. We understand the specifics and detail required to build a strong personal injury claim, with our clients benefitting from the wealth of experience our team possesses.

We have also supported thousands of clients access life-changing rehabilitation and support and our team  routinely receives 5* reviews for their work from satisfied clients .

Hudgell Solicitors Personal Injury Lawyers

How to make a personal injury claim

How to make a claim

Make a claim in six easy steps

Step 1

Free Initial Advice

Call us, request a callback or complete our online claim form and we will assess whether we think you have a claim.

Start my claim

man-holding-pen-discussing-with-a-woman-how-to-make-a-compensation-claim
Step 2

Funding

We will help you to decide how best to fund your claim. Usually, we will be able to offer you a No win, No fee agreement.

man-holding-pen-discussing-with-a-woman-how-to-make-a-compensation-claim
Step 3

Letter Of Claim

We will send a letter to your opponent with details of your claim, setting out why we think they are at fault.

man-holding-pen-discussing-with-a-woman-how-to-make-a-compensation-claim
Step 4

Obtain Medical Records & Medical Reports

We will request copies of your medical records and instruct a medical expert to prepare a report about the extent of your injuries.

man-holding-pen-discussing-with-a-woman-how-to-make-a-compensation-claim
Step 5

Prepare Claim Valuation

We will put together a schedule of loss setting out the losses you have incurred and the extent of the injuries you have sustained.

man-holding-pen-discussing-with-a-woman-how-to-make-a-compensation-claim
Step 6

Negotiate Settlement

We will send all the evidence to your opponent inviting their settlement proposals. If we cannot agree a reasonable settlement, we will prepare court proceedings.

Start my claim

man-holding-pen-discussing-with-a-woman-how-to-make-a-compensation-claim

Client Stories

Client stories

Ensuring you get the personal injury compensation you deserve

View all

Our client reviews

Our client reviews

We’re always committed to getting the optimum outcome for you.

Hudgells have handled my claim brilliantly. From start to finish their solicitors have been professional and efficient. Great communication. Would highly recommend.
5 Stars
Megan
Fantastic service. Rang based on an enquiry for advice relating to an on-going legal situation and received excellent clear advice and would definitely recommend this firm.
5 Stars
Peter
Since Elizabeth Maliakal took over my case for medical negligence. I am pleased to say her service was outstanding. Her communication was excellent. She was always up to date and made sure to keep in touch with me regularly. Elizabeth made sure I understood what was happening and always answered my questions in depth. Coming from a foreign background, I struggle to articulate my thoughts and feelings because of the language barrier, but Elizabeth worked her way around this. I am grateful for all her hard work. Thank you to Elizabeth Maliakal and Hudgell Solicitors.
5 Stars
Darrel Fuentebaja
Thank you to Hudgell Solicitors particularly Sarah Moore who was assigned to my case. I was kept well informed throughout the whole process via email and phone, and always received a prompt reply to any questions that I had. It took a long time for my case to come to close for various reasons but never during this time did I feel rushed or pressured into making a decision. Sarah was very empathetic and supported me throughout with her excellent level of knowledge and professionalism. Thank you again.
5 Stars
Laura
Chris Trousdale was the one of the youngest miscarriages of justice victims as a result of the Post Office Horizon scandal.
See more
Reviews

FAQs

FAQs

What types of personal injuries can I claim for?

The types of accidents and injuries you can make a personal injury claim for include:

  • Accidents at work.
  • Road traffic accidents (RTAs) including car, motorcycle, cycle or pedestrian accidents.
  • Hairdresser & salon injuries.
  • Beauty therapy & cosmetic procedure injuries.
  • Accidents in public places.
  • Accidents in shops and supermarkets.
  • Accidents on public transport.
  • Accidents at schools & colleges.
  • Holiday claims or accidents abroad.

What will my compensation claim cover and provide?

At Hudgell Solicitors we pride ourselves on providing immediate support to our clients, which continues throughout all personal injury compensation claims to conclusion and beyond. This includes:

  • Immediate practical help – Dealing with practical issues immediately at hand, from speaking to employers to signposting to charities and organisations able to offer support.
  • Independent medical opinions – If required we will secure independent medical opinions of the injuries you suffered. This can be crucial in securing admissions of negligence.
  • Financial assistance – We always seek to agree early interim payments with defendants to provide vital support required, such as for home adaptations or aids and equipment should you need them.
  • Rehabilitation – We work with some of the country’s best case managers and rehabilitation experts who oversee complete packages of physical, psychological and physiotherapy support.
  • Support with a long-term focus – We partner with financial experts to provide advice after settlement to make sure your compensation has the maximum positive, long-term impact.

How do I make a personal injury claim?

Hudgell Solicitors’ specialist personal injury lawyers have been successfully supporting clients in recovering compensation for over two decades.

The first thing you need to do to make an injury claim is to get in touch using our online personal injury claim form.

From there, we’ll arrange a free, no-obligation chat to discuss your circumstances. Our expert personal injury lawyers will listen carefully to your instructions and advise you of the next steps.

All claims have a time limit, so contact us as soon as you can.

How will Hudgell Solicitors help me throughout my claim?

As one of the UK’s leading personal injury compensation claims teams, our solicitors have decades of experience in succeeding in even the most complex of cases and will work to secure you the compensation you need to make the best recovery possible.

How much compensation will I get from my personal injury claim?

The amount you can expect to receive in personal injury compensation depends on your specific case details. Factors affecting your compensation can include the nature of your injury or illness, the impact the negligence has on your day to day health, your ability to work and your future health, including any long-term care.

Compensation damages may be awarded for:

  • Pain and suffering caused.
  • Loss of earnings and future loss of earnings (such as being at a disadvantage in the labour market / loss of employability and reduction in potential earnings).
  • Cost of surgery or medical procedures required after the negligence.
  • Adaptions required to your home to help with daily living.
  • Costs of occupational therapy requirements, such as aids and appliances to assist with daily needs.
  • Costs of current or future care.
  • Travel expenses for medical appointments or equipment.

How quickly can I get compensation?

There is no set answer, however, our team are dedicated to securing interim compensation payments wherever possible, helping people overcome financial worries and cover the cost of much-needed treatment, rehabilitation and often home adaptations.

We have secured many six and seven-figure interim payments in the most serious of cases relating to life-long injuries, ensuring vital support is provided whilst legal proceedings continue.

Can I make a personal injury claim on behalf of a child?

Agreed settlements will need to be approved by court, but our expert personal injury solicitors will guide you through this process.

What is the time limit for making a personal injury claim?

If aged 18 and over, you will typically have three years from the date that the accident occurred. For under-18s, there is no time limit. However, once a child reaches 18, the standard 3 year claim period comes into effect.

Will I need to go to court to claim personal injury compensation?

Personal injury claims rarely need to go to court and usually only do so in very complex cases.

Call me back

Alternatively, call us now on 01482787771

Meet our personal injury specialists

Our lawyers

Local lawyers at the heart of your community

Advice

Advice

Expertise. Trust. Authority

View All
bond ma hudgell solicitor

The Armed Forces Compensation Scheme (AFCS)

The AFCS exists to compensate military personnel who’ve suffered a personal injury or an accident at work. Compensation awards start at around £1,200 and rise to as much £650,000. Listen to Bond Ma, a specialist solicitor in military injuries, explain how awards are calculated and why expert legal advice may help, especially when it comes […]

Package Holiday Accidents

Package Holiday Accidents

If you’ve had a slip or fall at your package holiday accommodation which wasn’t your fault, received burns from a faulty electrical appliance or been affected by an infestation of bed bugs — you could be entitled to claim compensation. Your tour operator has a duty of care to keep you and your family safe […]

Personal Injury/Brain Injury

Personal Injury/Brain Injury

Brain Injury Compensation Claims with serious injury solicitor Samuel McFadyen & Keith Phillips Around 350,000 people in the UK are admitted to hospital each year with a brain injury. Many are caused by road accidents, accidents at work and even criminal assaults. Samuel McFadyen, a specialist serious injury lawyer, explains how compensation can be claimed, […]

Start your claim today

Feel free to give us a call or begin your claim online

Alternatively, call us now on 01482787771

On this page

Personal Injury

Start my claim
Start my claim