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    With a long-established reputation as personal injury solicitors and accident claims specialists in South East England and London, our team of experts is perfectly placed to help you get your life back on track post-accident.

    Healys Solicitors are experts in all types of personal injury matters. We have experts that are able to provide advice in a variety languages.  You can visit our dedicated Italian Personal Injury webpage here.

    At Healys, the partners collectively have more than 50 years of experience handling medical negligence and personal injury claims. Managing partner Dino Skinner, who is a personal injury specialist, has particular expertise in fatal accident claims (including related inquest hearings), and claims involving injuries to cyclists, as well as amputation and spinal injury cases. Trevor Henley, who is the head of insurance litigation, generates a strong flow of work from large insurance companies. Jonathan Austen-Jones is a noted expert in medical negligence cases, with a workload spanning claims over misdiagnosis and delayed diagnosis, inappropriate treatments, lack of informed consent, oncology and infant deaths.
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    Injury Lawyers Brighton & London

    If you have suffered a personal injury and want to claim compensation, you will need the best possible injury lawyers on your side. We have a dedicated team of personal injury solicitors, based in Brighton and London, with many years’ experience in representing clients who have suffered from catastrophic injuries, with life-altering consequences, such as amputations, acquired brain injury and spinal injury. We can assist you with any type of personal injury claim including:

    Often people miss an opportunity to claim compensation because they do not think they have a claim. Contact us today and one of our team will look closely at your case, and be able to determine whether or not you have a compensation claim. You will receive a comprehensive legal service focused on you with a range of first-class legal and non-legal assistance to ensure you receive maximum compensation and the best possible care.

    When dealing with your personal injury claim, we aim to:

    • Win the maximum compensation entitled to you with no hidden charges or fees
    • Provide a professional, stress-free legal service, during which you will have direct contact with your solicitor and be kept up-to-date about the progress of your case
    • Provide simple advice, free from legal jargon
    • Provide a complete case management service – to organise treatment, rehabilitation therapies, and interim payments when suitable

    We will provide a full no-obligation consultation service, which will help explain the claims procedure and funding options before you decide whether to go ahead with your claim.  Contact our Personal Injury Team now on 0800 280 0432 or via our contact us form.

    How Do I Make a Personal Injury Claim?

    When making a compensation claim for an injury, you need to prove that the other party was responsible for your injury. Taking photographs of the damage and accident location is a good way to prove your case, and also take photographs of any damage made to your property, or keep a hold of it if this is practical. Compensation is awarded for pain and suffering as a result of your injuries, and your inability to carry out tasks as before. As well as claiming compensation for your injuries, you can also claim for financial loss suffered including prescription costs and travelling expenses or the cost of any extra domestic help required. It is also possible to claim for any lost wages or pension contributions as a result of your injuries.  Damages will also be awarded to family where there is a fatality. These damages cover funeral expenses and compensation to any dependent living relatives.  There are strict time limits in place for making a personal injury claim, so do get in touch with us as soon as possible to discuss your potential claim. We can look at your case in detail. Our expert personal injury solicitors will then explain the procedure and will keep you informed of your options throughout the entire claim – guiding you smoothly through the entire process. Give us a call today on 0800 280 0432 or a free initial consultation with one of our team to see how much your potential claim is worth or how likely it is to succeed.

    What are the Time Limits for Making a Personal Injury Claim?

    Personal injury claims proceedings should commence within three years of the date of the accident. This is known as the limitation period. In some circumstances, the limitation period would start from the date the injury was identified, rather than the date the accident occurred – for example in claims for work-related diseases, it would be three years from the date you knew you had the condition. It is also possible to ask the court to waive the three-year limit where the claimant is suffering from a mental disability, or where the claimant is under 18 years old.  If someone dies in the middle of making a claim, the limitation period will recommence from the date of death to allow their family time to continue with making a claim if they so wish. Aviation claims and claims on the Criminal Injury Compensation Scheme must be made within two years.

    Making a Personal Injury Claim: The Legal Process

    Our solicitors will inform you whether or not your claim is likely to succeed. The first step in the process involves the solicitor gathering all the evidence, documents and details from the client, and writing a claim letter to the person/company responsible for your injuries (the ‘defendant’). The claim letter will provide details of the accident and injuries sustained.   There is a fixed time frame in which the defendant’s solicitor must reply to this letter, in which they must state whether they accept or deny liability.  If the response from the defendant’s solicitor is reasonable, and a figure can be agreed, the matter can be settled out of court. If an agreement can’t be made, we will advise you to go to court to start legal action.

    The Court Process in a Personal Injury Claim

    If your case goes to court, the case will be heard by a judge and your solicitor will carefully prepare a robust argument to support your case. Our skilled solicitors have a great deal of experience in personal injury matters and are experts in their field. Your solicitor will explain in detail what you should expect, and keep you informed every step of the way.

    Contact our Personal Injury Solicitors Brighton & London

    Healys Solicitors are experts in all types of personal injury matters. We will be able to advise you whether or not you have a claim (we can also give you an estimate of how much compensation you could receive). Our specialist personal injury lawyers would be happy to discuss your potential claim with you. Give us a call or complete our online contact form to hear how we can help you today on 0800 280 0432.

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    • Healys LLP Win Conveyancing Firm of the Year (South of England) at the Modern Law Conveyancing Awards

      26th November 2021

      Healys are delighted to announce that they have been named “Conveyancing Firm of the Year (South of England)” at this year’s Modern Law Conveyancing Awards.

      In association with Modern Law magazine, the Conveyancing Awards recognise and reward talent, achievement and innovation in the national conveyancing market. Judged by an esteemed panel of industry experts, the winners were announced last night at a gala awards ceremony held at the Rum Warehouse, Liverpool.

      Kiri Kkoshi, Partner and Head of Real Estate, said:

      “We are thrilled to have won the Conveyancing Firm of the Year award for the South of England. It is extremely gratifying to be recognised for our commitment to customer service and the results that we achieve for our clients. I am incredibly proud of my team, whose unceasing dedication and hard work during a challenging year has made this achievement possible.”

      Marios Pattihis, Senior Partner, comments:

      “Winning such a prestigious award is a great accomplishment, and I’d like to take this opportunity to give my congratulations and thanks to everyone in the Healys Real Estate team. This award is recognition of both their hard work and of the service they provide our clients. We look forward to future challenges as Healys continues to go from strength to strength.”

      For more information about our conveyancing services, please contact us on 020 7822 4000 or email