Personal Injury Compensation
Thompsons Solicitors, the UK’s most experienced personal injury law firm, has warned that to deny prisoners the right to claim compensation for personal injury would be a return to the dark days of the Dickensian workplace.
Tom Jones, Thompsons’ head of policy and public affairs, said: “The story doing the rounds today that prisoners’ claims are part of the ‘compensation culture’ is astonishing. There is no ‘compensation culture’ gripping this country. The statistics clearly show that if anything claims are falling.
“It is frankly appalling that personal injury and clinical negligence claims by prisoners, where there is genuine injury and negligence, is being whipped up as ‘compensation culture’.
“Whatever crime they may have committed, prisoners are human beings with certain rights. Unless society is going to decide that certain groups are unable to claim compensation and that prisoners are ineligible for compensation, then why should they not claim compensation for pain and injury caused by someone else's negligence?
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If you’ve been injured and would like advice on whether you have a case for personal injury compensation, contact Thompsons Solicitors’ personal injury solicitors today.
If you have suffered a personal injury that was someone else’s fault, whether it’s a slip or trip, an accident at work, in a public place or on the roads, we can help you to make a personal injury compensation claim and gain access to any rehabilitation you require.
Thompsons Solicitors’ commitment to acting only for the injured is written into our partnership deed. We are among the UK’s only claimant-only law firms, which means that we will represent the injured or mistreated person and refuse to act for employers or insurance companies. We know whose side we are on, and we are committed to securing a better deal for you.
Contact our friendly team of experts today for a free, no obligation assessment of whether you have a case. If you do, we’ll work with you to build a solid case for personal injury compensation that takes into account all of the ways you’ve been affected by your injury.
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