Personal Injury

Personal Injury solicitors

If you have had any kind of Personal Injury Accident in the last 3 years and it wasn’t your fault, we believe you deserve compensation.

At Riley Hayes we have had a highly specialised and dedicated Personal Injury Department helping victims of accidents recover compensation and lost earnings for many years. Riley Hayes Solicitors can help you get back on your feet no matter what your circumstances are.

Our Personal Injury Department will use its best endeavours to get you the compensation that you are entitled to and the medical support that you need. We aim to get you the compensation that you are entitled to if you have recently had an injury through no fault of your own.

We can help you make a claim for compensation for your injury, financial losses and expenses, and also get you help to undergo the proper medical support and treatment that you may need to help with your recovery. Most of our cases are dealt with under ‘No Win No Fee’ arrangements, so you do not have to worry about finding the money to pay for your legal costs.

Types of personal injury cases includes:

  • Accidents at Work and School
  • Road Traffic Accidents
  • Pollution
  • Faulty Products
  • Sporting Injuries
  • Holiday and Travel Claims
  • Slips and Trips

For our assistance with any claim you wish to make you should call us for free on 0800 298 2440 or complete the Online Enquiry Form.

Making a claim

When we receive your enquiry we will assess the initial information you gave us and contact you to discuss your claim in more detail.

Cost

We are transparent about costs and usually offer a ‘No Win No Fee’ arrangement to fund your case. This means that if you win your case you will have to pay us our fees and disbursements ( such as the cost of an Insurance Premium if you take out Legal Expenses Insurance to protect yourself ).

However, if you win then we recover the majority of the legal costs from your Opponent or their Insurers. Although there is often a deduction from your compensation which is capped so that the maximum amount that can be taken from any compensation awarded to you and put towards payment of your legal costs, is 25%.

If you lose your claim you usually do not have to pay anything, including not having to pay for disbursements.

What can I claim for

Compensation for the pain and suffering that you have experienced, and any future pain and suffering.

Compensation for medical costs, rehabilitation and physiotherapy that you may need or have already paid for.

Compensation for any loss of earnings that you have had, future loss of income that you would have earned, and any past or future financial losses or expenses caused directly by your injury.

How long does it take

The length of time to conclude a claim varies from case to case depending on a number of factors which we may not have control of.

We have concluded cases within 6 months if claims are straight forward, the other side have admitted responsibility quickly, and the injury was not very serious. Other cases have been resolved within 12 months and some can take a number of years to conclude if they are for very seriously injured claimants or involve very complicated legal issues, or the Opponent denies fault and the case has to be taken through Court Proceedings.

Help with rehabilitation and support

We may be able to persuade your Opponent to pay for the costs of any rehabilitation and support you may need, or to arrange that rehabilitation and support ourselves and to claim the costs back through your claim.

Area of claim coverage

We deal with accidents from all over England and Wales and also for accidents that occur whilst on holiday abroad.