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Our personal injury solicitors are experts in seeking compensation if you have an injury claim due to a road accident, assault, medical negligence or fatal accident - whether it happened at work, in a public place or abroad. We are known for our people-focused approach; we look after the person, as well as the case.
Not all solicitors have the right expertise to help you bring a claim. Our team of personal injury solicitors is comprised of experienced specialist Colin Cook and Litigation Executive Pasha Alnadaf alongside former Morgan Jones Pett injury claim specialists, solicitor Sara Westwood and Chartered Legal Executive Simon Bransby.
Read more: Morgan Jones Pett Medical Negligence Team joins Hatch Brenner to form an unrivalled city-based PI team
In most situations, there are insurance policies in place that will pay the compensation you are eligible for after suffering an accident or injury.
For a personal injury claim to succeed, you must make your claim within three years of the date of the accident (or with industrial diseases claims, three years from the date of knowledge of the disease).
You must demonstrate that someone else has acted negligently and prove the extent of the injuries and other losses associated with your injuries.
The experience and expertise of our accident and injury solicitors mean we can help you to build the strongest case possible.
We have a national reputation for our expertise in Personal Injury. We are accredited by the APIL (Association of Personal Injury Lawyers) and listed in The Legal 500 as personal injury specialists.
Morgan Jones Pett have joined the Hatch Brenner Solicitors team.
Legal help for injuries that arise abroad, such as making claims against a holiday company, an offending driver in a road traffic accident or your employer if working abroad.
Accidents at Work
Helping you to recover compensation for injuries that occur at work, with claims that can involve slips and trips, working at height, defective equipment, manual handling or those involving construction sites.
Accidents in a Public Place
We can guide you through the process of making public liability claims against property owners or a local authority. If the accident was avoidable you may be entitled to damages.
Advice on helping you to make a claim against injury caused by an unprovoked attack by an assailant.
It is every parent’s worst nightmare for their child to be involved in an accident. If your child or baby has been injured in an accident because of someone else’s negligence, as their parent or guardian you can make a personal injury claim for compensation for their injuries.
Chronic or persistent pain is pain that carries on for longer than 12 weeks despite medication or treatment. Chronic pain is usually caused by an initial injury and develops after nerves become damaged. In these cases, treating the underlying injury may not resolve the chronic pain.
As corporate accredited members of the Association of Personal Injury Lawyers ('APIL'), Hatch Brenner is pleased to support the latest publication Compensation Explained as a helpful guide to injury claims. It both informs and dispels some of the negative perceptions associated with injury claims.
Giving you compassionate legal advice if you lose a loved one in a fatal accident, with help on statutory bereavement awards, probate, compensation or dependency claims and representation at inquests.
Inquests and Fatal Accidents
When a loved-one dies unexpectedly, it can be extremely difficult for families to cope. We have considerable expertise in representing families from the earliest stages of involvement with the Coroner’s Office, to undertaking the advocacy at inquest hearings.
What is the role of an Inquest? Who is a Coroner? When is an Inquest held? What rights do the family have? Am I entitled to Legal Aid? We answer your questions regarding Inquests.
Road Traffic Accidents
Whether you have a minor bump or major crash we can help with your claim, including cases involving uninsured or untraced drivers, foreign drivers or driving abroad and catastrophic damages.
If you or a loved one has suffered a serious back or spinal cord injury, your life will have changed completely. Spinal cord injuries can be caused by trauma and accidents including road traffic accidents, accidents at work and falls from height leading to paralysis or reduced mobility.
Personal Injury Case Studies
Accidents and injuries can have a wide range of effects, many of which may not be obvious immediately after the initial incident. APIL Member Colin Cook has represented victims in a wide range of cases.