Simpkins & Co Solicitors personal injury compensation in the New Forest

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Personal Injury Law

Personal injury compensation in the New Forest: if you are ever injured through no fault of your own, keep this guide handy

Claim for personal injury compensation

Simpkins & Co Solicitors explain how to assess a potential compensation claim for personal injury

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At Simpkins & Co Solicitors we’ve been successfully handling all types of personal injury compensation claims since 2004. We are now based in the delightful village of Lyndhurst but we can give legal advice to anyone living anywhere in England or Wales. We also have a dedicated Polish Division within the company, assisting our growing client base from the Polish community in the UK.

Our lawyers are highly experienced in this area of the law, having successfully handled many different types of personal injury claims. Our philosophy is to offer you an informal and friendly approach, putting you at ease. Never stuffy and always welcoming, you will soon realise that the whole Simpkins & Co ‘family’ has your best interests at heart. Any lawyer can take on a personal injury compensation claim, but only a specialist in that field will give you sophisticated legal advice.

Personal injury applies to physical and/or psychological harm resulting from an accident caused by someone else’s negligence. It includes: -

  • Road traffic accidents
  • Pedestrian and passenger accidents
  • Bicycle/motorcycle accidents
  • E-scooter accidents
  • Accidents at work
  • Factory or warehouse accidents
  • Injuries caused in the construction industry
  • Supermarket accidents.

If you’ve been injured through no fault of your own, you may consider contacting a personal injury lawyer but how do you choose the right one?  

Here are the top 5 reasons for choosing experienced personal injury lawyers.

  1. They will ensure you are properly compensated for your injuries

Experienced personal injury lawyers have a wealth of knowledge when dealing with insurance companies and are skilled at negotiating the proper amount of compensation for injuries and losses suffered. This will help ease the stress caused by an accident, allowing you to focus on your recovery.

  1. They know how much your claim is worth

An experienced personal injury lawyer will have the best understanding of how much your claim is worth based on the severity of the injury, the pain, suffering and losses caused. They will use this knowledge to ensure you receive an appropriate settlement figure.

  1. They can cut through the red tape

An experienced personal injury lawyer is an expert in this type of law. You don’t have to worry about learning legal or medical jargon, and your solicitor can deal with all of the paperwork and other red tape on your behalf.

  1. They can save you time

An experienced personal injury lawyer will quickly be able to obtain copies of relevant medical records, review police files, communicate with insurance companies, etc. Most people lead busy lives and don’t have time to do all of these things. This is exactly what a personal injury lawyer is there for.

  1. They can answer your questions and provide trustworthy practical advice

An experienced personal injury lawyer is a source of extensive knowledge which can be relied upon. They will be honest and up-front with you, clear about the chances of your case succeeding and your various options. They will guide you through the entire process and advise you on the best course of action at each stage of the claims process.

The often underestimated effect of an injury

Many people still believe that claiming compensation is somehow greedy or think that injured people should ‘just get on with it’.

The effect of an injury on an individual should never be underestimated. Even minor injuries can greatly affect someone’s life. For example, a broken wrist might prevent someone from driving which will impact their work and social life and cause extra expenses. They may not be able to play sports or play with their children. Basic tasks, such as taking a shower, can suddenly become much more difficult.

Think then of the impact of a catastrophic injury, such as losing a limb. As well as funding care, rehabilitation, and covering financial losses, an injured person would be compensated for the unquantifiable amount of pain and suffering. For some, their lives will never be the same again because of their injuries.

Money in itself is not something which can replace adequately what has been lost in terms of the ability to live life in the same way as before the accident, but it does make some things easier, including access to rehabilitation and necessary treatments. Personal injury law exists to help put an injured person’s life back to where it was, or as close as possible before a needless injury happened.


"Thank you so much!"

“Thank you so much for all your help throughout my claim. I was very lost at the start and felt abandoned by my insurance company. After our first phone call, I felt so relieved that someone had listened, understood and was willing to help. The service during the claim has been excellent with patience in answering all my queries and care to ensure the matter was handled proficiently. I’m so happy with the outcome and wouldn’t hesitate to recommend you to friends and family.“

Mr AB – RTA claim.

No fault injury in the last 3 years? Take advantage of a free first consultation

If you have been injured in any way through no fault of your own within the last 3 years, get in touch and we will tell you whether you may be able to claim compensation. Your initial consultation is free and we will discuss your funding options including no-win, no-fee. Consultations can be by phone, Zoom, or in-person at our office or we can arrange to see you at your home.

We are accredited by APIL (the Association of Personal Injury Lawyers). To be accredited, APIL members are rigorously vetted. They must satisfy specific and extensive criteria providing evidence of their competence and experience in handling personal injury claims.

Simpkins & Co Solicitors: specialists in personal injury and clinical negligence 

At Simpkins & Co, we practise only the areas of law in which we specialise; personal injury and clinical negligence compensation claims, employment law and family law.  

Contact us on 01425 275555 or email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or complete a contact form on our website

Bartosz Maj from our Polish Division is available to take calls on 07702 802573.

All enquiries are confidential and there is never any pressure to pursue a claim.

Simpkins & Co Solicitors


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