Serious Injury Claims | Irwin Mitchell Solicitors

Head, Spinal Cord & Other Serious Injury Claims

Head, spinal cord and other serious injuries such as amputation, orthopaedic and children’s injuries can cause huge disruption to the lives of both the sufferer and their loved ones. They can mean a total rethink of major life decisions, affecting family members, employment, healthcare and everyday life. Serious injuries are by nature hugely traumatic and need to be handled with utmost care and expertise.

We pride ourselves on making a real difference and helping our clients restore as much as possible to their lives. If you or a loved one has suffered a serious injury, contact us for expert advice on claiming for compensation.

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The Road To Recovery

Watch our video series with our client, Jaxx.

No Win No Fee

No Win No Fee with no financial risk*

Our 'No Win No Fee' agreement offers security and peace of mind when making a personal injury claim.

Your Questions Answered


You can view a selection of frequently asked questions about making a claim for personal injury compensation.

In The Media

Colin Ettinger

Partner Colin Ettinger appeared in The Times, talking about how to improve rehab services (as originally seen in the report on Rehabilitation published by Raconteur Media on 17 February 2015 in The Times).

Client Stories

Client Stories

Take a look at some of the recent work we’ve done to secure the right rehabilitation, medical care and financial support for our clients.

Head Injury Claims

If you or a loved one has suffered from head injuries, we may be able to help you claim compensation.

Help With Rehabilitation


We can help you access the specialist care that could make a huge difference to your life.

Why Choose Us?

  • Deal with personal injury experts
  • Thousands of successful claims each year
  • Offices across the UK
  • Over £1 billion secured for clients in the last two years
  • 9 out of 10 clients would use our legal services again

How We Can Help You

Our serious injury team are market-leading experts and will do everything possible to help you get the compensation you deserve and will keep you fully informed of everything that is happening throughout your claim.

In certain circumstances, we can try to get you an early payment from your compensation so that you can pay your bills (if you can’t work, for example) or to pay for private treatment to help you to recover as quickly as possible.

This commitment does not stop at financial compensation, but includes making sure that you get the best available care, from medical treatment to rehabilitation and other specialist support.
We can help you receive support with your transport requirements, your physical fitness and accommodation, to name just a few. This includes accessing specialist equipment to help improve your quality of life.

Jane Horton is an expert in serious injury cases. In this video, she talks about what’s involved in a serious injury claim and how we can help you and your family to access the care and support you need.

Our Serious Injury Solicitors Recognised

Our team are five-time winners of the ‘Claimant Solicitor of the Year’ award at The Post Magazine’s Rehabilitation First Awards. We are also registered as approved solicitors with a number of leading national charities including Headway, the Spinal Injury Association, the Child Brain Injury Trust and the UK Acquired Brain Injury Forum.

Rehab First Awards


Legal 500 Leading Firm 2014

Irwin Mitchell “is noted for its ‘excellent client care' and experience in serious brain matters and complex injury and disease cases.”

Legal 500 2014

Leading Firm 

Irwin Mitchell "maintains a superb reputation for its expertise on a range of matters, including serious spinal, brain and amputee claims."

Chambers & Partners 2015

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