A personal injury solicitor is a specialist who specializes in personal injury cases. These solicitors are trained to help victims of car accidents, slip-and-fall injuries, construction site accidents and other types of accidents that cause harm to people.
Personal Injury Solicitors represent clients in court and negotiate settlements on their behalf. They are often called upon to conduct thorough investigations into such incidents and determine whether someone is guilty of negligence.
What does a Personal Injury Solicitor do?
A Personal Injury Solicitor is a person who specializes in handling cases involving personal injuries sustained in accidents.
- They help you get the compensation you deserve for your injuries, which include:
- Your medical bills
- Your lost wages and lost future earnings
- Your pain and suffering
- The cost of hiring a replacement for your job while you were out recovering from the injury if self-employed.
- The cost of any special equipment (i.e., braces, wheelchairs) that you will need to continue working with an injury or disability.
- Any property damages that occurred because of the personal
- Any other costs related to the personal injury.
- They know how to navigate the legal system and use it to their advantage.
- Personal injury solicitors can fight insurance companies, who often try to pay out as little as possible when dealing with an injured client because they’re worried about setting a precedent that would make them liable for other cases in the future.
- They could help you file a claim if you were injured on someone else’s property (like if you were a passenger in a car accident).
- Personal injury solicitors can also help if you were injured by a defective product or by someone else’s negligence, like defective products that has ended up injuring you.
How much does a Personal Injury Solicitor Cost?
The fee structure for a personal injury solicitor can vary widely. Fees can range from 25% deduction of our success fee on fast track cases to 40% deduction on damages based agreements on small claims matters.
In addition to these base fees, you should expect to pay for other expenses associated with your case. These costs include medical reports, court filing fees, translators’ expenses where necessary and so on. You might also be responsible for paying certain costs if you lose your case (e.g., your opponent’s costs in certain circumstances).
Alfred James’s solicitors can help you get the compensation you deserve after a car accident injury. We are experienced and passionate about helping our clients and we have the resources to bring your case to the best possible resolution.
If someone else’s negligence has caused you injury, don’t delay getting legal advice from us and get started on your way to recovery and obtaining a fair compensation!