Being injured can leave you with immediate and more long-term issues with your health and wellbeing. It can also have a significant practical impact, especially on your finances.

Claiming personal injury compensation can be the first step to getting your life back on track. Not only can this help to fund any financial support you need, ultimately, it can also go some way towards making amends for the pain and suffering you have endured.

At Ashtons Legal, we provide a holistic service, focused on all your needs, our starting point being to ensure you get the best help and support you need, as quickly as possible.

Our Personal Injury team is led by Richard Foyster and is one of the UK’s leading law firms for personal injury claims, having achieved top rankings from independent client guides The Legal 500 and Chambers & Partners. We are also accredited by The Law Society for Personal Injury law.

You will benefit from our decades of experience, exceptional legal skills and a sensitive, personal service, focused on YOUR needs. As well as being committed to getting you the best help and support, we also have a strong track record of getting maximum compensation for our clients, while keeping the claims process as simple and stress-free as possible.

Worried about the cost of making a claim? We offer “no win, no fee” arrangements, meaning there is no upfront cost to start a claim and no financial risk to you if your claim does not succeed [1].

Book a free, no obligation, discussion about starting a personal injury claim

It is common for people thinking about making a personal injury claim to have a lot of questions. This typically includes over whether you are owed compensation, how much you may be able to claim and how the claims process works.

We will be happy to answer all of these questions and any other concerns you have in a free, no obligation, initial consultation with one of our experienced personal injury lawyers in Ipswich. You will then have all of the information you need to decide whether to proceed with a claim.

To arrange a free, no obligation, initial consultation in complete confidence with one of our personal injury lawyers in Ipswich, please book a free initial consultation with our team.

Our personal injury claims expertise

We have a strong track record of successful claims, including for example:

Having secured many millions of pounds in compensation for our clients, we are confident that with our experience and expertise we give you the best chance of getting maximum compensation for your personal injury claim.

How we can help you claim personal injury compensation

Working out whether you have grounds for a claim

In order to claim compensation, it must be the case that someone else was either wholly or partly to blame for your injuries. Proving this will be the first step in the claims process.

Our personal injury lawyers will obtain all available evidence, including medical records, accident reports, witness testimony and CCTV footage, making sure everything that supports your claim is brought to light. We can then give you the strongest possible legal basis for your claim.

Valuing your claim

Our aim is always to get the maximum possible compensation for our clients. This means ensuring that all of the ways in which your injuries have affected your life will be considered.

Out-of-court settlements for personal injury claims

In most cases, we are able to settle personal injury claims through negotiation, without the need for court proceedings. The advantages for you of avoiding court include allowing you to get compensation faster, provides certainty and is much less stressful for you.

Representation for personal injury claims in court

In the event that court proceedings are required to secure fair compensation for you, we will be by your side every step of the way. Our personal injury lawyers will prepare your case and ensure you have the very best representation.

Securing interim payments for personal injuries

Where required, we can assist you with seeking interim payments to cover your costs (eg, paying for rehabilitation and replacing lost income) while your claim is still ongoing. This ensures you get the support you need and reduces financial hardship while your claim is being pursued.

Managing your personal injury compensation

It is really important to make sure personal injury compensation is managed the right way after a successful claim. This is to ensure the funds will cover your long-term needs, as well as your immediate requirements.

We have strong expertise in managing personal injury compensation and can advise on options, including placing the funds into a Personal Injury Trust. A Personal Injury Trust allows you to protect your compensation, so it does not count towards means-testing for benefits.

Our Client Funds Management Team can also assist with managing compensation for anyone who is unable to manage their own financial affairs, for example due to the effects of a traumatic brain injury.

Helping you to access rehabilitation, care and support

Early access to the right treatment, care and support is important. This is something our Client Rehabilitation Service regularly assists with. Our Rehabilitation Co-ordinators are there to help guide you through the maze of therapeutic help and treatment and enable you to access all of the specialist services needed as swiftly as possible.

Funding for personal injury claims

“No win, no fee” personal injury claims

Most personal injury claims we handle are funded through Conditional Fee Agreements. This is sometimes called “no win, no fee”.

With a no win, no fee personal injury claim, we do not charge you anything when taking on your case, with our fees only being applied if and when we win compensation for you. This also means there is no financial risk to you in funding a claim this way[2].

Read more about “no win, no fee” funding arrangements

Whilst most injury claims proceed with us on a no win, no fee basis, there may be other funding options / arrangements available to you, which we will be happy to discuss.

Why choose Ashtons Legal for your personal injury claim in Suffolk?

Ashtons Legal is independently recognised as one of the top law firms in the UK for personal injury claims. We are ranked Tier 1 by The Legal 500 for East Anglia and have the top Band 1 ranking from Chambers & Partners for Ipswich and the surrounding area. We are also accredited by The Law Society as specialists in personal injury law.

Our other accreditations and memberships include:

  • Association of Personal Injury Lawyers (APIL)
  • Accredited Specialists in Occupational & Asbestos claims
  • United Kingdom Acquired Brain Injury Forum (UKABIF)
  • Members of the Spinal Injury Association (SIA)
  • Headway, the brain injury association
  • Motor Accident Solicitors Society (MASS)
  • Brain Injury Group (BIG) and Major Trauma Network (MTN)

Personal injury claims case studies

We regularly secure settlements ranging from a few thousand pounds to millions of pounds for a range of clients.

Examples of our successful claims include:

Book your free initial consultation with our personal injury lawyers in Ipswich

To arrange a free, no obligation, initial consultation in complete confidence with our personal injury lawyers in Suffolk, you can contact our Ipswich office or request a consultation using our online enquiry form.

 

[1] Subject to entering into a “no win, no fee” agreement in conjunction with a suitable insurance policy to cover any unrecovered disbursements and complying with your responsibilities under the terms of both.

[2] Subject to entering into a “no win, no fee” agreement in conjunction with a suitable insurance policy to cover any unrecovered disbursements and complying with your responsibilities under the terms of both.


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