The first report of Donna Ockenden and her team into the review of maternity services at The Shrewsbury and Telford Hospital NHS Trust has been published today.
We represent adults and children who have been seriously injured when violently attacked. We also represent families bereaved as a result of an attack. If you are in this unfortunate situation, one option is to bring a claim against a government-funded body called the Criminal Injuries Compensation Authority (CICA).
Criminal Injuries Compensation Authority (CICA) specialists
We specialise in CICA claims for people who have suffered very serious injuries, such as the brain, spinal, complex orthopaedic or psychiatric injuries. Our in-depth medical knowledge of these types of injuries, and experience working alongside medical experts enables us to fully understand what injuries our clients have suffered and the full impact they have on their lives.
CICA claims are governed by specific rules and timescales, which are strictly applied. We are happy to have a free, initial conversation with you to determine whether you might be entitled to bring a claim before you make a decision, even if only to put your mind at rest.
Funding for personal injury
It is important that you chose the right option for you so that you are protected financially, so we will give you detailed, tailored advice to help you make this decision. Find out more here.
Supporting you in getting the justice you deserve
A personal injury can be a difficult thing to move on from, especially when it’s not your fault and it's life-changing. You can rest assured you'd be in the best possible hands - read about the support we've provided to other clients in their time of need here.
Find out here what happens in a typical personal injury compensation case. Whatever your injury, please contact us and we will work with you to help you get the justice you deserve.
Charlotte was very helpful, empathetic and honest throughout the case. She did not make promises re. the settlement but achieved much more than I ever expected.Mrs S.
We have been recognised for the work we do
For part 1 in this series of short podcasts, Chris Lloyd-Smith interviews solicitor Puja Desai on how she has been coping during these unprecedented times.
It is anticipated that as lockdown restrictions ease, and particularly with children and young adults returning to education, cases of meningitis will start to rise.
A recent publication by the Transport Committee recommends that pavement parking be made illegal and for new offences to be introduced.
In injury claims, should you disclose the total figure of compensation to your injured party where they have suffered a brain injury and lack capacity to manage their finances?
Partner and Head of the Personal Injury and Clinical Negligence Department, Rankeshwar Batta, has been listed in the Legal 500 “Hall of Fame” for both his personal injury and clinical negligence work.
Epilepsy is most commonly diagnosed in children and in people over 65. According to the Epilepsy Society “there are over 60 million people with epilepsy in the UK, so around 1 in 100 people.”
Anthony Collins Solicitors (ACS) won four awards at the Birmingham Law Society Awards last night (8 March 2018), including Law Firm of the Year (16 partners or more).
In short - yes. This is a common question in personal injury or clinical negligence claims and has recently come before the High Court in judicial review proceedings.
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