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Islington Personal Injury Solicitors – No Win No Fee Claims

Islington personal injury solicitors

Islington personal injury solicitors

By Mark Ainsdale. Last Updated 17th September 2021. Welcome to our Islington personal injury solicitors guide. If you have been injured in an accident or incident in Islington, you may be rightly thinking about claiming compensation. This guide reveals everything you need to know about working with personal injury solicitors who covers the Islington area. You will discover how to find a quality personal injury lawyer, information on our service, which you can also get on 0800 073 8804, and an insight into the different types of claims.

What are personal injury claims?

A personal injury claim involves claiming to receive personal injury compensation if you have been involved in an accident that was not your fault. If you have sustained injuries, solicitors and lawyers can put forward a case outlining what has happened to you and why you need a payout. This is critical because it ensures you receive the money you need to help you through your recovery. Get in touch today about how to claim.

How our team help people to make personal injury claims

We have years of experience in the personal law sector, and we can help you get the full amount of compensation you deserve. As you will see from our website, we pride ourselves on being transparent and empowering our clients with all of the knowledge they need to make the right decisions. Our Islington personal injury solicitors will then handle your case for you so that you can focus on your recoveries.

Am I eligible to claim compensation for an injury, which was not my fault?

Generally, speaking you need to prove three things to be true to secure personal injury compensation. The first is that the incident occurred because of someone else’s error or negligence. After all, you can’t go ahead and claim if you are the reason you ended up injured. Being clumsy is not a valid excuse for securing a payout. If you were partially to blame, give us a call. You may still be entitled to a payout. However, you should expect this to be lower to reflect your involvement.

The second is that you received professional medical attention for your injuries. And thirdly, the incident must have occurred within the last three years, as this is the time limit for all cases. Nonetheless, all you need to do is give us a call on our legal helpline, and we will tell you whether you have a good chance of getting compensation. We will give you a realistic assessment regarding the strength of your case.

Five reasons why you need a solicitor to handle your claim

If you want to claim compensation, you need to work with accident claims solicitors in London or elsewhere in the UK. Here are five reasons why…

  1. Personal injury law is complex and requires an experienced professional
  2. You won’t get a second chance to make a claim
  3. You are likely to receive a lower settlement if you try to make a case yourself.
  4. There is a strict time limit on personal injury cases
  5. The other party will likely have a lawyer, and so you will be at a distinct disadvantage without one

It can be helpful to read reviews of different solicitors

The first thing that you should consider when determining who to employ to deal with your personal injury compensation claim is what previous customers thought about the service they received and whether the claim was a success or not. Reading personal injury solicitor reviews can be extremely helpful. After all, this is a great way to get an insight into the level of service offered and the success the solicitor or the company has had so far. A credible company will have all of their reviews available on their website for everybody to see.

This will not just be one or two reviews, which they have hand-selected themselves; this will be all the feedback that has been left accompanied by the person’s name and the date they left the comment. Moreover, ideally, their reviews will be left via a neutral, external reviewing website, like Trustpilot, to ensure authenticity, rather than being copied and pasted. Here at Legal Expert, we are more than happy to supply you with reviews we have received from our past clients. So please get in touch with our Islington personal injury solicitors at any time.

Do I need to make a claim with an Islington or local North London lawyer?

Many people assume that the only option available to them is to use personal injury solicitors in Islington or, at the very least personal injury solicitors in North London. However, this is not the case. You can use the services of personal injury lawyers based anywhere in the UK. This is because cases today are handled via phone and email. Therefore, you can choose someone based on their reputation and experience, rather than being forced to work with someone purely because they are based nearby. Please speak to us about how to claim online today.

What are the most common personal injuries we help people to claim compensation for?

No matter what type of accident or injury you have been involved in, we can help you get the compensation you deserve. In the upcoming sections, we will look at some of the most common personal injuries we help people claim compensation for. If you do not find your injury below, do not panic – we can still help you claim. Check out the table below for some hypothetical (albeit not guaranteed) compensation payouts for various injuries.

InjurySeverityCompensation Notes
Brain injuryVery severe£282,010 to £403,990The award bracket is given as an estimate for victims who have suffered severe brain damage and are unresponsive. In what is referred to as a vegetable state.
Brain injuryModerately severe£219,070 to £282,010Losing feelings in limbs, mental disability, and or change in impersonality.
Brain injuryLess severe£15,320 to £43,060Head injuries that have not caused significant brain damage but still there maybe lasting effects.
Eye InjuryTotal blindnessIn the region of £268,720Total blindness
Eye InjuryLoss of sight in one eye£49,270 to £54,830This amount of compensation is awarded with loss of sight in a single eye or very restricted vision in one eye.
Eye InjuryMinor£3,950 to £8,730Problems with vision, pain in the eye or temporary vision loss in an eye.
Arm InjuryLoss of both arms£240,790 to £300,000Amputation of both full arms will receive the maximum award here. This compensation range also covers the amputation of one arm, or whether the amputation is to be the full or part of the arm. The restrictions this will have in the future are also taken into consideration.
Arm InjuryPermanent and substantial disablement£39,170 to £59,860If there is major restriction and disability in one or both arms and causes great pain and suffering.
Arm InjuryLess severe£19,200 to £39,170This amount is set at this criteria for those who have suffered restriction in movement and/or disability on the arms but will recover.
Leg InjuryLoss of both legs£240,790 to £282,010Amputation of both or one leg will warrant this amount of compensation to be awarded. It will also be taken in to consideration if the leg is amputated above or below the knee.
Leg InjuryLess seriousUp to £27,760Fracture, brake or soft tissue damage to the leg that has affected the muscle causing great pain and discomfort.
Neck InjurySevereUp to £148,330Neck injuries can be very severe causing problems with movement in different areas of the body. An injury to the neck can cause pain in this area for a lengthy time.
Neck InjuryModerateUp to £38,490Fractures to the neck, painful when moving, stiffness inability to use full movement of the neck will warrant this type of compensation.
Neck InjuryMinorUp to £7,890These amounts of compensation are roughly the brackets for whiplash depending on how long it lasts, how painful it is and the long term prognosis.
Hand InjuryLoss of both hands£140,660 to £201,490This amount of compensation will cover, both hands or one hand amputation or if the hand becomes completely useless.
Hand InjurySerious£29,000 to £61,910Likely to have seen a reduction in capacity by 50 per cent. Several fingers may have been amputated and re-joined, leaving a clawed or unsightly hand.
Elbow InjurySeverely disabling£39,170 to £54,830Complete restriction in movement of the elbow that has resulted in a disability or that has required surgery.
Elbow InjuryModerate or minorUp to £12,590Restriction in the movement of the arm due to injury of the elbow.
Wrist InjurySevere£47,620 to £59,860No wrist function at all.
Back InjurySevere£38,780 to £69,730Severe back injuries to the upper or lower part of the back, maybe causing paralysis or any issues relating to the organs within the lower part of the body.
Back InjuryMinorUp to £12,510Soft tissue, slipped disc, muscle pain would gain this amount of compensation.
Back InjuryModerate£12,510 to £27,760This amount of compensation may cover ligament or soft tissue to the back, constant pain and /or discomfort.
Post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD)Severe£59,860 to £100,670Debilitating symptoms, impacting work life, social life, and relationships with family and friends. Prognosis for recovery is likely to be poor, with symptoms having some permanency.
Post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD)Less severe£3,950 to £8,180Minor symptoms that resolve in full within a short space of time.
Face Injury - ScarringVery severe£29,780 to £97,330Scarring and facial disfigurement could warrant this amount of compensation. The severity will determine how much.
Face Injury - ScarringLess severe£17,960 to £48,420These
compensation estimates cover brakes and fractures to the facial area such as the nose.
Face Injury - ScarringLess significant£3,950 to £13,740Compensation amounts for scarring. Please note women tend to receive larger payouts for scarring than men.
Knee InjurySevere£26,190 to £43,460Disability due to injury to the knee, severe damage to muscle, soft tissue and also muscle wastage.
Knee InjuryModerateUp to £26,190Injury to the knee that is painful but will recover within time so the knee has a full normal working function.
Shoulder InjurySerious£12,770 to £19,200Restriction in movement, limb numbness or paralysis due to injury in the shoulder and neck.
Shoulder InjuryModerate£7,890 to £12,770Tissue damage to neck that may last for quite a while which restricts movement in the arm and elbow.
Shoulder InjuryMinorUp to £7,890Soft tissue damage that will recover within the year or just over, that causes moderate pain.

Claim for instances of industrial diseases

There are many different types of industrial diseases that you may need to claim for. This includes asbestos-related illnesses, industrial deafness, and more. With these personal injuries, you will often claim an ex-employer. This is because some incidents of workplace accidents take place over a long period. This is relevant to the likes of industrial diseases. In these incidents, you will have three years to make a claim from when the injury was diagnosed rather than when the incident occurred, as it will be impossible to pinpoint this. Yet others, such as construction accidents, will be from the date the accident happened. This is an area that our Islington personal injury solicitors will be able to advise on further.

Claim for cases of medical negligence

We can also help you to claim clinical or medical negligence. We know that these cases are incredibly distressing and traumatic. After all, when you go to the hospital or see your GP, you expect to get better, not worse. However, there have been several instances whereby mistakes have been made, resulting in people falling ill or picking up an injury. This could be because a medical professional has incorrectly diagnosed an illness, for example, or they may have missed the illness altogether.

It could also be because there was an error made during surgery. Another example includes a lack of hygiene in the hospital, or simply it could be a case of poor care. Either way, it is only right that you claim clinical negligence or medical malpractice. You can call our friendly team today for expert medical negligence advice. Moreover, the table below gives some insight into the NHS hospitals, medical centres, and professionals in the Islington area, so you can see if you need a medical, then there are places nearby to go to.

NameAddressCityPostal Code
Reheela Khand219 Bramley Road,LondonN14 4UY
Mohamed Abdullahi Mohamed1a Fountayne Road, LondonN16 7EA
Mohamed Abdullahi MohamedPrivate Walk-In Clinic
551 High Road
LondonN17 6SB
Mohammed AhmadUK Medical Assistance Ltd
18 Craig Park Road
LondonN18 2HQ
Adnan MajidUK Medical Assistance Ltd
18 Craig Park Road
LondonN18 2HQ

Claim for injuries from trips and falls

There are so many different ways that slips, trips and falls can occur, and this is why they are some of the most common personal injuries. Maybe you slipped while dining at a restaurant in North London because they had just had new floors installed and not taken the necessary precautions? Maybe you slipped on a wet floor in a supermarket, and it had not been marked correctly? Or, perhaps you tripped when walking to your vehicle because there was a dangerous pothole? No matter what applies, please do not hesitate to give us a call. Our experienced accident claim lawyers are ready and waiting to assist.

Claim in cases of serious injury

Serious injuries are naturally the most traumatic. We can help you to claim if you have sustained life-altering injuries because of what happened to you. Often, in these cases, you will be claiming on behalf of a loved one because they are no longer in a position to do so themselves. Our Islington personal injury solicitors have plenty of experience in these claims, and we can help you get the payout you deserve.

Compensation claims for accidents at work in Islington and North London

Plenty of legislation in the UK shows the employer must guarantee a safe and healthy workplace for all employees. The most notable one is the 1992 Workplace Regulations. This covers safety, health and welfare. Yet, some regulations are specific to certain industries, with construction being a prime example.

To give you a good indication of the sheer diversity of workplace accident claims that are made, here is a mere handful of examples of common workplace accidents –

· Repetitive strain injury

· Construction injuries

· Industrial deafness

· Asbestos-related injuries and illnesses

· Industrial diseases

· Vibration white finger

· Injuries due to poor health and safety

This should give you a good indication of the various types of cases that are made. If you have been involved in any workplace accident, there are some steps you can take to improve your chances of a successful claim. You need to make sure you inform your employer of what happened. This is because they will need to record it in the accident book, which they are required to have by law. You also need to see a medical professional as well. Plus, take photographs if applicable. Finally, you need an accident claims service, which is simple – give Legal Expert a call.

Recorded and reported Islington local area authority area workplace accidents

Islington Local Authority HSE Figures2011/122012/132013/14
Not known393935
Shocked by electric001
Falls – Height352130
Falls – Level957474
Hit against1088
Hit by a moving car/van/truck etc211
Hit by something321521
Trapped under something130

Road traffic accident or car crash compensation claims

Unfortunately, road traffic accidents happen daily throughout the UK. Fortunately, most of these incidents are not serious, and those injured make a full recovery. However, some crashes leave people with serious brain injuries, and, in some cases, there have been fatal consequences. No matter what applies to your case, you will be able to make a claim, whether for yourself or on behalf of a loved one. We can help you do this, so please do not hesitate to contact our road traffic accident claims solicitors for more assistance.

Serious or fatal injuries from car crashes in the Borough of Islington


100% No Win No Fee compensation claims

A lot of individuals in the current economic climate are failing to make a claim. This is because they are worried about the initial fees entailed. They don’t want to put money forward for a claim, especially if there are no guarantees to win the case. A lot of individuals cannot meet the excessive costs charged by solicitors in the first place. Therefore, many people convince themselves that their claim is insignificant and ‘wouldn’t have won anyway’.

However, if you have been hurt and it has not been your fault, you have every right to seek compensation. You need to find a method that does not result in any trouble for you. No Win No Fee compensation claims provide the perfect solution for most. There are several solicitors based throughout the UK who offer a service based on these terms. And this includes our Islington personal injury solicitors here at Legal Expert. No Win No Fee claims experts will analyse your case and decide upon whether they want to take it on or not. This is usually a percentage of your compensation, and the percentage will be decided upon before the claim starts.

No Win No Fee compensation claims are perfect for those worried about money because they guarantee that you will not end up out of pocket. If you lose the claim, then you will not have to part with your money. Furthermore, you can be safe knowing that your solicitor will work as hard as possible to ensure that they win the case for you because they will want to get paid as well.

What is a conditional fee agreement?

If your case has been a success, you will need to pay No Win, No Fee personal injury solicitors. This will be a percentage of the compensation, which you will have agreed on beforehand. If your case has not been a success, you will not need to pay.

I still need more information, where can I find it?

Legal Expert can assist, no matter where or not you are ready to make your claim, or you need a bit more information. After all, to make the right decisions for any personal injury claim, you need to have the right information, and that is where we come in. You will see from our website that we have lots of guides and advice available, which is ideal for anyone who needs the services of personal injury solicitors and those covering the Islington area.

Speak to us today

We hope that you will find this guide useful in your quest to seek more information about launching a No Win No Fee claim. However, we know that you may feel like you have plenty to discuss and many questions to ask. If you would like to discuss your options with an experienced personal injury solicitor before deciding, we are ready and waiting to assist. You can request a callback or call our Islington personal injury solicitors directly on 0800 073 8804. You can also find additional contact information, including our email address, on our website.

Emergency and helpful services in North London

If you have been involved in an accident in Islington that was not your fault, as well as the personal injury solicitors’ information above, the links below may be helpful.

Local Police Station

Islington Police Station
2 Tolpuddle Street

N1 0YY


Local Crown Court

51 Holloway Road


N7 8JA

0300 303 0645

  • Court counter open: Monday to Friday 9am to 11am and 1:30pm to 2:30pm


Local Hospital

Whittington Health NHS Trust

Magdala Avenue

London N19 5NF

020 7272 3070


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Islington Personal Injury Solicitors FAQs

Who is the defendant?

This is the person or organisation that the claimant is suing.

What is a Letter Of Claim?

This is the written statement that the personal injury solicitor sends to the defendant stating the claimant’s intention to sue.

How does the defendant respond to the Letter Of Claim?

The defendant has 28 days to accept liability, thus potentially leading to a quick settlement.

But what if they deny liability?

At that stage, the legal proceedings will officially begin.

Why might the defendant not accept liability?

It’s possible that they may genuinely believe they don’t hold responsibility. But they may also do this to avoid accepting they were at fault in an attempt to avoid paying out compensation.

At what stage could the defendant choose to accept liability?

This could happen at any point, though the sooner they do so, the better if the evidence is overwhelming.

Might the defendant wait until the trial to accept liability?

Sometimes, it will be right before the trial that the defendant could finally begin to agree on a potential settlement.

But what if the defendant never admits liability until the case reaches court?

In that scenario, a judge and jury would potentially decide if the defendant truly is responsible and should pay compensation.

Thank you for reading our Islington personal injury solicitors guide.

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