Duncan Lewis is a firm with a strong reputation for being caring and considerate and going that extra bit further in the best interests of the client. We reflect this attitude particularly strongly in our Personal Injury Services Department where you will be assured of high quality representation at all levels.
Our main Personal Injury services include:
- Accidents at Work
- Road Traffic Accidents
- Slipping and Tripping Accidents
- Children’s Accidents
- Holiday/Travel Accidents
- Fatal Accidents
- Injury as a consequence of crime - Criminal Injury Compensation Authority Claims.
- Public Liability Claims
- Occupiers Liability Claims
Our Personal Injury Lawyers are specialists and are trained to help you understand the process of making a claim and will keep you fully informed at all time. We provide access to the highest qualified doctors and medical specialists and in addition we offer a friendly and professional service putting you and your family’s best interests first. We are committed to providing you with the highest possible standard of care and are happy to arrange meetings in any one of our offices or even in your own home.
Your Personal Injury Claim can be funded on a “no win no fee” agreement.
Types of Compensation
General Damages are awarded to compensate for “pain, suffering and loss of amenity”. The level of compensation depends upon the nature of the injury, likely recovery time and prognosis.
When assessing compensation, reference is made to expert medical reports, case law and the Judicial Studies Guide Lines.
Special Damages are losses or expenses that arise as a result of the accident. They include but are not limited to:
- Lost earnings
- Medical treatment such as physiotherapy
- Travel expenses
- Damage to possessions
In serious cases a claim for Special Damages may also include:
- Future loss of earnings
- Ongoing specialist medical care and related expenses
- Adjustments to your home
- Pension loss
You can obtain a free consultation at any time from our specialist lawyers who will be happy to discuss your case and answer any further questions that you may wish to ask.