Personal Injury

Personal Injury Claims Solicitors

If you have suffered an injury that wasn't your fault, the compensation process may seem very confusing. You may also be unsure if you have a viable claim. We can provide answers to any questions you may have.

From minor injuries to those which are life-changing, we are on hand to assess your individual circumstances and guide you through the whole process every step of the way.

Call: 01429 225200

Abuse Claims

Children, the Elderly and Vulnerable Adults are often the most at risk and the effects can be devastating and long lasting. Our caring, trusted team of abuse specialists, understand what a huge step it is for victims to have the strength to come forward with a claim.

You can be assured that all claims for abuse will be dealt with sympathetically and confidentially. Whether the abuse was suffered as a child or an adult, our role is to assert your legal rights and secure maximum compensation when the system has let you down.

Abuse Claims
Abuse Claims
Accidents And Illnesses Abroad

Accidents and Illnesses Abroad

Holidays are a time of joy, excitement, and anticipation. The last thing anyone expects when they go on holiday is to become ill or suffer an accident because of negligence.

Unfortunately, many people are sick or injured on holiday, and this can be a frightening experience, especially if it happens in a foreign country where you do not speak the language.

Abroad Claims

Criminal Injuries Compensation Claims

The injuries that can be sustained in a criminal attack or assault are not always just physical; they can also cause severe psychological harm, for example, Post Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD).

We have helped clients who have found themselves victims of sexual and physical assaults.

Criminal Injuries
Criminal Injuries Compensation Claims
Metal On Metal Hip Replacement Claims

Metal on Metal Hip Replacement Claims

Many patients who have had hip replacements develop no serious problems and benefit from well-functioning hip implants.

But compared with other hip replacements, some metal-on-metal hip devices have been found to wear down more quickly in some patients. The implants can cause tiny metal fragments/debris to be released into the joint, muscle and into the blood stream, resulting in bone and muscle damage, as well as neurological issues. 

Hip Replacement

Repetitive Strain Injury

RSI is a common condition amongst keyboard and mouse users but is not limited to office workers. It could apply to any work that involves repetition; for example, packing or production line work, or certain types of beauty therapy such as massages and manicures. This work may lead to the stiffness, numbness and pain in hands, arms and shoulders that is associated with RSI.

Repetitive Strain
Repetitive Strain Injury
Road Traffic Accidents

Road Traffic Accidents

Involved in a crash? Tilly Bailey & Irvine's North East Solicitors have the specialist knowledge and experience to support your road traffic accident claim (RTA).

Whether you were the driver or a passenger; a pedestrian or cyclist struck by a vehicle; in a car, van, or motorcycle, you could place a road traffic accident claim for damages if the accident wasn’t your fault. From whiplash claims to the more sensitive cases where the accident has been fatal, our service is wholly dedicated to quality representation and client care, always focusing on achieving justice for the victims’ families.

RTA Claims

Slip and Trip Claims

Local councils, employers, and business owners have a responsibility to take reasonable steps to ensure any accidents from slipping and tripping are prevented. Wet floors, cracked paving, uneven flooring, inadequate lighting, and areas where obstacles or snow and ice should have been removed are all potential causes of an accident, resulting in claims.

Slip And Trip Claims
Slip And Trip Claims
Maximum Compensation: Guaranteed

Maximum Compensation: Guaranteed

We offer no win, no fee arrangements, meaning if we are unable to secure compensation on your behalf, you will not pay any legal fees.

When you instruct us, you can be assured of receiving compassionate, knowledgeable, professional advice and representation from a fully regulated, quality-focused law firm.

Call: 01429 225200

Frequently Asked Questions

What specific criteria determine whether a personal injury claim is viable, and how can potential claimants determine if they meet these criteria?

Personal injury claims typically hinge on two key factors: liability and damages. Liability refers to establishing that someone else (such as another individual, a company, or an institution) was responsible for the injury due to negligence or breach of duty. Damages refer to the extent of the harm suffered by the claimant, which can include physical injuries, emotional distress, medical expenses, lost wages, and other related losses. 

To determine if you have a viable claim, you should consider whether someone else's actions or negligence directly contributed to your injury and whether you have suffered significant damages as a result. Consulting with a member of our personal injury team can provide valuable insight into the strength of your case and the legal options available to you.

How does the process of seeking compensation for abuse claims differ from other types of personal injury claims, and what additional support or resources can you offer to victims of abuse?

Seeking compensation for abuse claims involves unique legal challenges and sensitivities compared to other personal injury claims. Victims of abuse often require extra support and guidance throughout the legal process due to the emotional trauma they have endured. 

Tilly Bailey & Irvine recognise the importance of providing compassionate and confidential assistance to abuse survivors. Our abuse specialists have the expertise to navigate the complexities of abuse claims while prioritising the well-being of their clients. Our team offers a supportive environment, where clients can feel empowered to assert their legal rights and pursue maximum compensation for the harm they have suffered.

For accidents and illnesses abroad, what legal complexities might arise when seeking compensation, especially in cases involving foreign jurisdictions or language barriers?

Accidents and illnesses abroad can introduce additional legal complexities and challenges, particularly when it comes to navigating foreign legal systems, language barriers, and differing standards of care. Seeking compensation for such incidents requires a thorough understanding of international law and the intricacies of cross-border litigation. 

Tilly Bailey & Irvine's team of solicitors has experience handling cases involving accidents and illnesses abroad, and they can provide invaluable guidance to clients facing these challenges. Whether it's negotiating with foreign insurance companies or representing clients in international courts, the firm is committed to ensuring that their clients receive the compensation they deserve, regardless of where the incident occurred.

How long does the process typically take for various types of personal injury claims, from initial consultation to receiving compensation, and what factors can affect the timeline?

The duration of a personal injury claim can vary depending on several factors, including the complexity of the case, the severity of the injuries, and whether liability is disputed. In straightforward cases where liability is clear and the extent of damages is well-documented, the process may be relatively quick, with compensation obtained within a few months. 

However, more complex cases involving contested liability or significant injuries may take longer to resolve, potentially extending the process to a year or more. Factors that can affect the timeline include the need for ongoing medical treatment, negotiations with insurance companies, and the possibility of court proceedings. 

Tilly Bailey & Irvine strives to expedite the claims process while ensuring that clients receive fair compensation for their injuries. Please get in touch with us to see how we can help you with your claim, today.

Are there any hidden costs or expenses associated with pursuing a personal injury claim, aside from legal fees, that potential claimants should be aware of?

In most cases, pursuing a personal injury claim with Tilly Bailey & Irvine involves no upfront costs or hidden expenses for the claimant. The firm operates on a "no win, no fee" basis, meaning that clients only pay legal fees if their case is successful and they receive compensation. 

Any costs incurred during the claims process, such as court fees or expenses for obtaining medical reports, are typically covered by the firm and recovered from the compensation awarded to the client. Potential claimants can rest assured that there are no financial risks involved in seeking legal representation for their personal injury claim.

What sets Tilly Bailey & Irvine's approach to personal injury claims apart from other law firms, and what specific resources or expertise do they offer that can benefit clients?

We distinguish ourself from other law firms through our commitment to providing personalised, client-focused representation in personal injury claims. Our solicitors have extensive experience and expertise in handling a wide range of injury cases, from minor accidents to catastrophic injuries

We take a proactive approach to each case, conducting thorough investigations, utilising cutting-edge technology and resources, and collaborating with leading experts in various fields to build strong, evidence-based claims. 

Moreover, our dedication to client care and communication ensures that clients are kept informed and supported throughout the claims process, providing them with peace of mind during what can be a challenging time.

For individuals who have suffered from repetitive strain injuries (RSI), what steps should they take to document their condition and gather evidence to support their claim?

Individuals who have developed repetitive strain injuries (RSI) due to their work or other activities should take several steps to document their condition and strengthen their claim for compensation. This includes seeking medical attention from a healthcare professional who can diagnose and document the RSI, including any symptoms, limitations, and treatment recommendations. 

Additionally, keeping detailed records of the activities that exacerbate the RSI, as well as any missed workdays or reduced productivity, can provide valuable evidence of the impact of the injury on daily life and earning capacity. 

Tilly Bailey & Irvine's solicitors have experience handling RSI claims and can advise clients on the specific evidence and documentation needed to support their case.

How do you handle cases involving disputed liability, where the other party denies responsibility for the injury, and what strategies do they employ to strengthen their clients' claims in such situations?

In cases where liability is disputed, Tilly Bailey & Irvine employs various strategies to strengthen their clients' claims and pursue the compensation they deserve. This may involve conducting thorough investigations to gather evidence supporting the client's version of events, such as witness statements, expert testimony, and surveillance footage. 

Our team of solicitors are skilled negotiators, who can engage in constructive dialogue with the opposing party or their insurers to reach a fair settlement. If necessary, we are prepared to take the case to court and advocate vigorously for their clients' rights in front of a judge or jury. 

Throughout the process, Tilly Bailey & Irvine remains dedicated to achieving the best possible outcome for their clients while providing compassionate support and guidance every step of the way.

In cases of metal-on-metal hip replacement claims, what are the signs or symptoms that patients should be aware of to identify potential issues with their implants, and how can TBI assist?

Patients who have undergone metal-on-metal hip replacement surgery should be vigilant for potential signs of complications, which may include persistent pain, swelling, difficulty walking, and metallosis (a condition caused by metal debris from the implant). These symptoms can indicate problems with the hip implant, such as device failure or tissue damage. 

Tilly Bailey & Irvine has extensive experience representing clients in metal-on-metal hip replacement, and other medical device litigation. Our team work closely with medical experts to assess the extent of our clients' injuries and pursue compensation from the responsible parties, which may include the manufacturer of the faulty implant. We understand the complexities of product liability law and are dedicated to helping clients navigate the legal process while advocating for their rights and interests.