the personal injury
Personal Injury Web Sites
A charity to help people who have suffered as a result of poor medical
A charity to provide support and information to people who have suffered
The Lord Chancellors website which has extensive links to Acts of Parliament;
court reports; the courts etc
This may provide means tested funding for medical negligence claims.
Contains endless information about free and pay for legal advice sites
as well as other very useful links.
If you want to bring a court action or defend one this has lots of useful
information as well as all the court forms free.
Although Canadian this contains definitions of legal terms applicable
to English law.
On this site you will find a full copy of the 1996 Criminal Injuries
Compensation Scheme. (In .pdf format so you will need Acrobat Reader
to read it).
A guide to all Victim Support services. Iincludes a very helpful section
on compensation for criminal injuries
Compensation for Personal Injuries website written by barrister, Peter
Barrie. Includes notes on compensation, practice notes, Compensation
for Personal Injuries case digest, liability notes etc
Chapters from Bill Braithwaite's excellent book "Brain and Spine
Injuries - the fight for justice"
In the News
injury victims short changed" - BBC News March
recommends higher compensation for accident victims.
award for paralysed boy" - BBC
News March 20 2000
10 year old boy receives £5.1
million paralysed as a result of a road accident.
million for Road Crash victim" -
BBC News December 21 1998
22 year old student
completely paralysed as a result of a car crash is awarded £9.2
million in anticipation of loss of future earnings and cost of his care.
victims win higher damages" -
BBC News July 16 1998
severely brain damaged as a result of a car crash had her damages
restored to £1.6 million by the House of Lords following the
Court of Appeal's decision to cut her damages to £1.1 million.
The Lords considered that £1.1 million was insufficient.
brain damaged when a steel rod pierced his skull, received £1
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