Eye Claim Specialists

Making A Claim

Six easy steps to make an eye injury compensation claim.

Despite our specialist solicitor panel fighting hard to achieve justice and maximum compensation they aim to make the claims process as simple as possible.

1. Free Claim Assessment

A claim taken on a no win no fee basis means that if your claim is unsuccessful you will not be required to pay your solicitor’s fees, providing you cooperate and do not provide misleading information, nothing is payable by you up front and nothing is payable at all if your claim is unsuccessful.

For your peace of mind, your solicitor may recommend that you take out a specialist after the event insurance policy as you may still be exposed to adverse costs. This policy will pay any of the other sides solicitor's costs and expenses that may be incurred.

You will not be required to pay the cost of the after the event insurance policy if your claim is unsuccessful.

2. Instruct The Solicitor

If your claim is successful your solicitor will seek to recover your compensation and your legal costs from the defendant.

However, if your case is successful and you receive an award of damages then you may be required to pay a success fee and/or after the event insurance premium both are deductible from the compensation you receive. 

This is standard practice, in-line with government legislation amended in 2013.

3. Medical Expert Report

If your claim is successful your solicitor will seek to recover your compensation and your legal costs from the defendant.

However, if your case is successful and you receive an award of damages then you may be required to pay a success fee and/or after the event insurance premium both are deductible from the compensation you receive. 

This is standard practice, in-line with government legislation amended in 2013.

4. Admission Of Liability

If your claim is successful your solicitor will seek to recover your compensation and your legal costs from the defendant.

However, if your case is successful and you receive an award of damages then you may be required to pay a success fee and/or after the event insurance premium both are deductible from the compensation you receive. 

This is standard practice, in-line with government legislation amended in 2013.

5. Interim Settlement

If your claim is successful your solicitor will seek to recover your compensation and your legal costs from the defendant.

However, if your case is successful and you receive an award of damages then you may be required to pay a success fee and/or after the event insurance premium both are deductible from the compensation you receive. 

This is standard practice, in-line with government legislation amended in 2013.

6. Final Settlement

If your claim is successful your solicitor will seek to recover your compensation and your legal costs from the defendant.

However, if your case is successful and you receive an award of damages then you may be required to pay a success fee and/or after the event insurance premium both are deductible from the compensation you receive. 

This is standard practice, in-line with government legislation amended in 2013.

Unsure if you can make a no win no fee eye injury claim?

Before you decide to make a claim, check for FREE if our panel of eye injury solicitors can assist with your claim on a no win no fee.

or call: 0800 699 0500
or call: 0800 699 0500

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Compensation & Special Damages

Injury & Suffering

One of the elements of compensation is awarded for pain and suffering.

This takes into account the length of time the claimant is in pain and the effect it will have on their personal life.

Loss Of Earnings

If you have sustained an eye injury it is likely you have suffered a loss of earnings especially if your injuries are significant.

Our solicitor panel can help recover your work-related losses. 

Financial Losses

Compensation settlements are designed to put the claimant in a similar financial position prior to the incident.

All financial losses are included in the claim to ensure maximum compensation.

Corrective Treatment

Eye injuries often require extensive corrective treatment.

In successful cases our solicitor panel can help recover all costs of corrective treatment.

Private Treatment

If the NHS has made your sight worse or can't treat your eye condition in a timely fashion you may decide on private treatment.

You can recover private treatment costs as part of your compensation settlement.

Care Cost

In severe cases it may be necessary for people with vision problems to go into care, especially if they are vulnerable.

Our solicitor panel understand the complexity of sight loss and can help recover your care costs.

Housing Adaptation

Home adaptations such as stairlifts can improve the quality of life of people with vision loss.

Our solicitor panel work closely with leading occupational therapists and case managers to assist clients with mobility and access issues.

Relocation Costs

It may be necesary for some people with sight problems to relocate. 

If you need to relocate or are considering relocation you may be able to recover the costs as part of your compensation award.

Assistive Technology

Our solicitor panel are aware how assistive technology can make a real difference to improve the quality of life of those with visual problems.

Smart technology such as voice activated devices can help people cope with tasks which most of us take for granted, such as turning on and off appliances and controlling room temperature.

Dependants

If you have lost a loved one because of negligence you may need to consider your legal position.

Our solicitor panel can help dependants access compensation, support and assist with inquest representation.

Bereavement Costs

The loss of a loved one is an emotional time made even worse if someone else is to blame.

Our solicitor panel can help recover bereavement, funeral, inquest representation and other costs. 

Future Expenses

It is crucial that all future losses are considered when calculating a schedule of loss. 

Working with leading financial experts our solicitor panel can help recover future losses including, income, pensions, investments and many more.