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Personal Injury Compensation Claims Solicitors in Burnley

You may be entitled to compensation if you’ve been involved in an accident that wasn’t your fault and suffered an injury as a result.

Following an accident where you’ve suffered a severe injury, you may have to contend with one or several disruptions to your normal life, including time off work, attending physical therapy, or other medical appointments.

We know how complex and serious these situations can be, and that you’ll want a trusted, experienced team of solicitors to help you get the support you need. Based in the heart of Burnley town centre, our expert team have a wealth of expertise and knowledge in handling personal injury cases.

At Farleys Solicitors, our team of friendly, straight-talking solicitors know each case is unique. To help you make an informed decision, our solicitors take time to get to know your case and understand the specific circumstances in order to offer you tailored legal advice. 

Find out more about types of personal injury claims


What is a personal injury’?

Personal injury is a legal term used to refer to any type of harm, including injury or illness, which was caused or exacerbated by someone else’s negligence - whether that’s another person, or a company.

If you’ve suffered from a personal injury that fits this definition, you may be able to seek compensation.

Do I have a case to claim for personal injury compensation?

The best way to find out if you have a claim for personal injury compensation is to give our friendly team a call.

We’ll take special care to handle your personal injury claim to help you get your life back to normal after an injury or incident.

The success of your claim matters to us, and we’re fully focused on helping you to get access to the treatment, medication and compensation you need to improve your recovery.

How long after an injury can I make a claim?

Typically, you have three years to file a personal injury claim from the date of the incident or accident. (Depending on the circumstances of your case, this window could actually be slightly longer or shorter than three years.)

If you have questions or need legal advice because you’ve been injured in an accident, or you’ve sustained an injury that you believe wasn’t your fault, feel free to give us a call today.

What types of personal injury can I claim for?

Personal injury claims vary widely in terms of complexity, and the details of each case greatly depend on the type of injury suffered and where the accident took place.

At Farleys Solicitors, we have a wealth of experience across a large range of complex cases involving everything from slips, trips, falls, incidents at work, car accidents, cyclist accidents, industrial disease, and even beauty treatments.

If you’ve been injured in an accident that wasn’t your fault, or you’ve suffered an incident related to your work environment or working conditions, feel free to give our experts a call today.

How much compensation can I get from a personal injury claim?

As we’ve touched on above, it depends on a lot of factors, as every personal injury claim will vary.

Personal injury is a complex area of law and we firmly believe your compensation should reflect the severity of the injury and any losses you have suffered in the process. We’ll aim to get you the compensation you need to get your life back on track.

To find out more, feel free to speak with one of our expert personal injury solicitors.

Road traffic accident personal injury claims

You may be able to make a claim for compensation relating to a road traffic accident that wasn’t your fault.

Our specialist solicitors have a long history of winning compensation for road traffic accident claims due to our expert knowledge, vast experience and critical insight into this area of law.

At Farleys Solicitors, we can give you clear advice and support with any claims relating to:

If you have been injured in a road traffic accident that wasn’t your fault, our solicitors will provide guidance on the next steps if you would like to proceed with a claim for compensation. We will also keep you abreast of any changes and let you know if you qualify for a no-win, no-fee claim.

Personal Injury claims caused by accidents at work

Employers in the UK have a legal responsibility to adhere to the workplace regulations set forth by the Health and Safety Executive. These regulations, and any changes or updates to them, are there to continually ensure your safety at work.

For example, employers are responsible for providing adequate training for all staff and ensuring any and all equipment is safe to use and operate. You may be entitled to claim for compensation if you’ve suffered an injury at work due to negligence or a breach in these Health and Safety regulations.

In order for your claim to be successful, the injury must have occurred within the last three years. If you have questions, concerns, or require any legal advice, feel free to give us a call – we’re here to help!

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Take our free assessment to find out if you have a Personal Injury Claim, or call our Manchester personal injury solicitors on 0333 331 4484

Industrial disease compensation claims

Personal injury claims can include cases which relate to specific industrial diseases that may have been caused by certain working conditions or practices. Repetitive strenuous activities, exposure to harmful chemicals, and even dust inhalation in the workplace are all amongst the possible causes of industrial diseases.

Once you’ve been diagnosed by a doctor, our team of industrial disease compensation solicitors can help you bring a claim to court for:

Our team of experts solicitors have the knowledge and the expertise to handle your industrial disease case, no matter how unique and complicated it may be. If you believe you have a case, or you’ve recently been diagnosed with an illness or injury as a result of an accident that wasn’t your fault, give our friendly team a call to see how we can help.

Personal Injury claims caused by serious injury

A particularly serious injury can result in devastating physical, mental and emotional consequences for you or your family. Permanent disability, shortened life expectancy, and the requirement of long-term medical care are a few examples of the life-changing consequences of a serious injury – sometimes referred to as a ‘catastrophic injury’ in legal terms.

We want you to know we’re here to help.

Our expert team will aim to get you the maximum compensation to help fund any medical care, treatments (including medications), and other adjustments you’ll need to make.

Our highly knowledgeable and dedicated solicitors can assist you with a variety of serious injury claims, including:

To ensure that we’re able to effectively represent your case and to get a better understanding of any long-term medical care you may need, we work in coordination with an experienced team of medical experts. As part of the process for your claim, these specialists conduct a detailed assessment of any injuries you’ve sustained.

Once the assessment is complete, our team of solicitors will assemble a comprehensive claim to outline any losses you will incur (or have already). Give us a call today to see how we can help.

Criminal injuries compensation claims

You may be eligible to pursue a criminal injury claim if you have been the victim of a violent crime and sustained an injury as a result.

Our team of experts successfully act on behalf of victims in the following circumstances:

The Criminal Injuries Claims Authority (CICA) is a governmentally funded scheme that was created to help provide victims of crime the opportunity to secure compensation.

At Farleys Solicitors, we will give you straight-talking legal advice that is specific to the circumstances of your case. Our expert advice can give you peace of mind in knowing you can make an informed decision on whether to proceed with a claim, and we can guide you through the process.

Personal injury claims from accidents in public places

Local authorities and companies have a legal duty to ensure that they adhere to the standards set out by the Health and Safety Executive, in order to mitigate the chances of any potentially harmful incidents or accidents occurring.

Organisations which fail to meet the regulations can often end up risking the welfare and safety of their employees and the public. This opens up the potential for accidents to occur, which can ultimately have devastating consequences.

You may be eligible to pursue a claim for compensation if you’ve suffered from an accident or injury on public property.

Our team of experts can represent you in a variety of different cases and situations, including:

If you’re considering pursuing a personal injury claim to help you get the medical care, treatment, and support you need, feel free to give our team a call. 

Why choose Farleys Solicitors?

Farleys Solicitors LLP is a friendly, trusted, and straight-talking local firm with over 60 years of experience in serving clients all over the North West. Our solicitors draw upon a wealth of knowledge and industry-specific expertise in order to answer all of your most pressing questions regarding personal injuries.

At Farleys Solicitors, we know that every situation is unique. That’s why, in addition to advising you on the best course of action, we also tailor our services to meet your specific needs. We may even choose to take your case on a no-win, no-fee basis.

If you need to speak with one of our specialist personal injury solicitors about any of our services, feel free to give us a call on 0845 050 1958, contact us using the online chat feature on our website, or email us on We’re here to help!

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