People often underplay the impact of sprains and strains, but they can have a real effect on various aspects of your life, including limiting your ability to move and complete everyday tasks. Beyond the immediate physical discomfort, these injuries can be stressful. If your injury was caused by someone else's negligence or direct actions, you might be entitled to claim compensation for both your pain and any financial losses you've experienced.
Specialising in compensation claims for sprains and strains, our personal injury team is ready to guide you through the process of securing the money and support you deserve. Our solicitors have extensive experience in handling claims for sprains, strains and related injuries. We approach each case with sensitivity, offering clear and compassionate guidance every step of the way.
Whether your injury happened during an accident at work, in a public place or under other circumstances, we're here to help you claim compensation if it wasn't your fault. Choosing us means you're not just getting legal advice; you're getting a supportive team committed to your claim.
We understand that sprain and strain injuries can disrupt your life in unfortunate and unexpected ways, and our team is here to support you in claiming compensation for your suffering. When you get in touch, we'll discuss your specific situation to get a clear picture of what you're going through. This helps us determine if you’re eligible to claim, and who we think is responsible for your injury. We'll walk you through the claims process, making sure you know what's involved and what to expect if you decide to go ahead.
From there, we're on your side every step of the way. We'll break down each stage of the claim into plain English, doing the legal heavy lifting so you can focus on getting better.
Our solicitors want to understand how your injury has affected your life. We approach all our cases with compassion and attention to detail, with the goal of building a close working relationship with you. That way, we can guide you effectively on your road to recovery and make sure we’re always working towards the outcome you want.
Sprains and strains can be caused by someone else's negligence or oversight. Your employer, your local council and other authorities have a responsibility to reduce your risk of injury, Here are some common scenarios where you might sustain a sprain or strain and where someone else might be liable for the accident:
Many of these incidents can be avoided with proper care and attention. At Switalskis, we want to support you if you've been hurt due to someone else's negligence. We understand how disruptive even a ‘minor’ injury can be, and we're here to help you get the compensation you deserve.
Sprains and strains can vary in severity, but each can disrupt your daily life in its own way. Here are some common types of sprains and strains for which claims are often made:
It's vital to remember that the impact of a sprain or strain isn't just physical. The emotional toll of being unable to work or engage in activities you enjoy can be just as significant. At Switalskis, we understand how tough this can be. Whether you've twisted an ankle or pulled a muscle, we're here to offer our expertise and a listening ear, to make sure you're supported every step of the way.
Navigating a compensation claim can seem daunting. Our dedicated team of solicitors will handle the legal aspects of the work, making sure you're well-informed throughout the process.
Here's a breakdown of how the claims process typically works:
Throughout this process, we'll keep you updated on developments in the case, making sure you're well-equipped to make informed decisions. With Switalskis by your side, you can focus on what truly matters: your recovery and wellbeing.
Typically, personal injury claims must be brought within three years of the accident or incident that led to the injury.
There are some notable exceptions to this three-year time frame:
The claims process takes time, and each case is unique, presenting different challenges. We encourage you to contact us as soon as possible, as this will give you the best chances of making a successful claim for your sprain or strain injury. Get in touch to discuss your circumstances and learn whether you can claim today.
Personal injury compensation for sprains and strains is typically made up of two main categories:
Because of the factors that contribute to your compensation, the total amount you could be entitled to varies significantly from case to case. However, Switalskis will always be thorough in assessing your circumstances and fight for as much compensation as possible for you.
We handle the majority of our personal injury claims, including those for sprains and strains, on a no win, no fee basis. This means you will only contribute towards our legal fees if we succeed in your claim. Should we be successful, a pre-agreed portion of the final compensation award will contribute to covering your legal costs.
Your health and wellbeing should be your top priority following an accident that results in a sprain or strain injury. Seek medical attention promptly, even if you believe your injury is minor. Sometimes, the full extent of these injuries may not be immediately apparent, and professional medical help is needed.
If you've sustained a sprain or strain injury due to an accident, there are several steps you can take to enhance your chances of receiving the support and compensation you need:
Whether you think you have a strong case or not, Switalskis can support you to collect the evidence you need. Contact us today to start the process.
Personal injury claims come in various shapes and sizes, each with its own set of rules, challenges and considerations. At Switalskis, we've got the expertise to handle a wide range of personal injury claims. Here's a quick rundown of the various types of personal injury claims we can help you with: