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Claim Types

Common claim types

Accidents can happen anywhere, to anyone and at any time. If you have been inflicted with injury by an accident that wasn’t entirely your fault then you may be entitled to a claim for compensation.

Scott Rees & Co are primarily a personal injury solicitor firm. You can find a list of the most common types of personal injury claims that we assist with below. Do not worry if you fail to find an injury claim for your type of accident. Simply fill in the claim form or call us directly and we can discuss the details of your accident with you as every case is different.

Road traffic accident claims

Road traffic accidents are motor vehicle-related accidents on the road. We provide assistance and advice for all types of road traffic accident claims. We can also handle engineer reports, cars repairs, replacements, charges and more.

Car accident claims

We can assist with car accident claims for both injuries and vehicle damage. Typical car accidents include rear-end car collisions, accidents from emerging from junctions, car bumps during manoeuvres and more.

Lorry accident claims

We can assist with lorry accident claims. Most lorry driver claims are because of road collision accidents or employer’s negligence.

Motorcycle accident claims

We can assist with motorcycle accident claims and have two of the best solicitor teams in England and Wales for dealing with road traffic accidents and serious injury accidents.

Cycling accident claims

We can assist with cycling accident claims. Cyclists injured by cars or other vehicles in road accidents often seek us out for our expertise in road traffic accident claims.

Passenger accident claims

We can assist with passenger accident claims. Passengers injured in a road accident are entitled to claim compensation against the drivers at fault for the accident.

Pedestrian accident claims

We can assist with pedestrian accident claims. Pedestrians are entitled to claim for compensation if they have been injured by an out-of-control vehicle or when the vehicle had no right of way on the road.

Hit and run claims

We can assist with hit and run claims. You can still bring a claim even when the driver responsible for the accident has not been identified or caught by the police.

 

General incident claims

We can assist with any type of accident claim involving injury, even if your type of accident is not listed on this page or found on this website. Simply contact us and we can discuss the circumstances of your accident and your entitlement to compensation.

Accidents abroad claims

We can assist with accidents abroad claims. We accept accidents that may have occurred in the air (i.e plane), in the sea (i.e. cruise) or from abroad but only within Europe.

Slip & trip accident claims

We can assist with slip, trip and fall claims. Slip and trip accidents are amongst the most common injury claims and can happen anywhere including at work, in public buildings and out on the streets.

Child accident claims

We can assist with children accident claims. Although children cannot start a claim by themselves, they are still entitled to claims for compensation from accidents that result in injury.

Food poisoning claims

We can assist with food poisoning claims. Ingested food that has not been prepared well can cause food poisoning, and if proven by a doctor, can entitle you to a claim for compensation.

Public transport accident claims

We can assist with public transport accident claims. The company of the public transport that you are using have a duty of care to protect you from harm and to get you safely to your destination.

Sport injury claims

We can assist with sport injury claims. Have you suffered a sporting injury because of negligence, such as not being given an induction or the correct safety attire?

Injured by animal claims

We can assist with injuries from animal claims. You may be entitled to a claim if you have been attacked or inflicted with injury by an animal that is not wild.

Whiplash claims

We can assist with whiplash claims. Whiplash is caused by a sudden impact to the neck and is one of the most common neck injuries suffered by people involved in car crash accidents.

 

Medical negligence claims

A mistake made by a doctor, dentist or other health care professional that results in injury to the patient is considered as negligence. We have one of the most talented clinical negligence departments in the UK that specifically deals with medical negligence claims. As well as assisting with your claim, our solicitors are highly experienced and can help victims of clinical error by arranging for the necessary care and services that you may require in order to get you as fit and well as possible.

Doctor negligence claims

We can assist with doctor negligence claims. Has your GP or doctor prescribed you with incorrect medication, or failed to refer you to a specialist when they should have?

Dental negligence claims

We can assist with dental negligence claims. You can claim for any injuries suffered from the negligence of dentists and orthodontists.

Laser dentistry claims

We can assist with laser dentistry negligence claims. Generally there is no risk to this procedure but if things do go wrong, we can provide the best advice for you and your claim.

NHS negligence claims

We can assist with NHS negligence claims. We are lucky to have a healthcare system such as the NHS but that doesn’t make sub-standard and negligible care acceptable.

A&E negligence claims

We can assist with A&E negligence claims. Although under extreme pressure, doctors, nurses and other staff working in the accidents and emergency department are not excused from delivering sub-standard care to everyone within their care.

Surgery negligence claims

We can assist with surgery negligence claims. Have you suffered an injury from a surgical error during your operation? Then let our medical negligence solicitors help you today.

Anaesthetic claims

We can assist with anaesthetic negligence claims. The incorrect administering of anaesthetics can have serious effects and consequences for the patient.

Gastric band claims

We can assist with gastric band negligence claims. Our medical negligence solicitors are capable with dealing with all types of surgical error claims.

Knee surgery claims

We can assist with knee surgery negligence claims. Our team of highly experienced medical negligence solicitors can provide you with the support, advice and help you need for your claim and recovery.

Cosmetic surgery negligence claims

We can assist with cosmetic surgery negligence claims. Are you a victim of a botched cosmetic surgery? Then call us today and let our clinical negligence specialist solicitors help you on the road to recovery and fight for the compensation that you deserve.

Botox claims

We can assist with botox negligence claims. If you are suffering from something that was caused by your botox injections, which was not made aware to you as a possible side effect, then you may be a victim of botox injection negligence.

Breast enlargement claims

We can assist with breast enlargement negligence claims. At Scott Rees, we provide the best advice, care and support for victims of botched breast enhancement surgery.

Breast reduction claims

We can assist with breast reduction negligence claims. At Scott Rees, we provide the best advice, care and support for victims of botched breast enhancement surgery.

Chemical peel claims

We can assist with chemical peel negligence claims. Have you suffered from badly burnt skin or other from your chemical peel treatment gone wrong? Contact us today to discuss what we can do for you.

Face lift claims

We can assist with face lift negligence claims. Human error and negligence are the reasons and causes for most botched surgeries including rhytidectomy, the fancy name for facelift surgery.

Laser skin treatment claims

We can assist with laser skin treatment claims. Scarring, burns and blisters from infections are common symptoms of laser skin treatment negligence.

Liposuction claims

We can assist with liposuction negligence claims. If you think your liposuction surgery was not performed to a professional standard, then you may be able to recover compensation.

Nose job claims

We can assist with nose job negligence claims. Human error and negligence are the reasons and causes for most botched surgeries including rhinoplasty, the fancy name for nose job surgery.

Tummy tuck claims

We can assist with tummy tuck negligence claims. Have you suffered from a botched tummy tuck operation? Contact Scott Rees today to discuss your situation, your path to recovery and your claim for compensation.

Misdiagnosis claims

We can assist with misdiagnosed illness claims. Incorrect diagnosis of an illness can have detrimental effects for the victim, especially if an early diagnosis is the difference between full recovery and the shortening of the life span.

Misdiagnosed cancer claims

We can assist with misdiagnosed cancer claims. If you have suffered from a misdiagnosis of an illness that turns out to be cancer, then you may be entitled to claim for compensation.

 

Workplace injury claims

Part of your employer’s duty of care to you and your fellow employees is to ensure that you work in a safe environment with minimal hazards capable of bringing injury to you. Should you suffer from a workplace injury, you could be entitled to bring an employers liability claim against your employer.

Industrial disease claims

We can assist with industrial disease claims. Industrial diseases are health conditions or illnesses, such as repetitive strain injury and noise induced hearing loss that are caused by unsafe work environments.

Industrial deafness claims

We can assist with industrial deafness claims. Industrial deafness can also be known as noise induced hearing loss. Your hearing loss is caused by working for long periods in excessively noisy environments without appropriate hearing protection.

Mesothelioma claims

We can assist with mesothelioma claims. Mesothelioma is a cancer that can take 20 years to grow to the point where you can notice the symptoms. People who have previously worked in environments where asbestos was present are at risk of developing mesothelioma.

Repetitive strain injury claims

We can assist with repetitive strain injury claims. Repetitive strain injury is an injury to a joint, bone, tendon, muscle or soft tissue caused by having to carry out a repetitive movement that the body isn’t designed to do for long periods of time.

Vibration white finger claims

We can assist with hand-arm vibration syndrome claims. This industrial disease is developed by prolonged use of hand-held vibratory tools and causes pain, tingling and numbness to the hands and arms.

Construction accident claims

We can assist with construction accident claims. Your employer may be liable if you injure yourself when working in construction, even when you know you were responsible for the accident.

 

Serious injury claims

Head injuries, brain injuries, amputations and fatalities are some examples of serious injuries. At Scott Rees & Co you will find that we have one of the most highly rated serious injury solicitor teams in the UK. Let our solicitors provide you a stress-free experience as we arrange for your care, recovery and advise you with your serious injury claim.

Brain injury claims

We can assist with brain injury claims. Our serious injury solicitors have previously settled multi-million pound claims associated with brain injury cases.

Spinal injury claims

We can assist with spinal injury claims. Spinal injuries are common with road traffic accidents and can be life-changing and require rehabilitation that we can arrange for as part of our claims service.

Amputation claims

We can assist with amputation injury claims. Amputations are often considered by doctors as a last resort for the injuries suffered. Find out what we can offer victims of amputations from serious injuries.

Fatal injury claims

We can assist with fatal injury claims. In the circumstance that a client passes away during their claim, we can still continue the claim with a next of kin or the person appointed in the client’s will.

Burn injury claims

We can assist with burn injury claims. If you have suffered burn injuries or scald injuries from accidents that weren’t your fault, then contact us today to discuss your entitlement to a compensation claim.

Sunbed burn claims

We can assist with sunbed burn injury claims. This could be an occupiers liability claim or product liability claim depending on the circumstances of how your burn injuries came about.

Poisoning claims

We can assist with poison injury claims. Poison injury can occur from: overdosing on drugs; food poisoning due to poorly prepared food; carbon monoxide inhalation from poorly maintained boilers; working in asbestos disturbed environments, and more.

Carbon monoxide poisoning claims

We can assist with carbon monoxide poisoning claims. A poorly maintained or fitted boiler can lead to the leak of an invisible gas known as carbon monoxide that effectively starves your body of oxygen.

Loss of sight claims

We can assist with loss of sight claims. Whether you have been affected with eye damage, temporary loss of sight or permanent blindness, we can provide sufferers with the support and advice you may need with your claim.

Post-traumatic stress disorder claims

We can assist with post-traumatic stress disorder claims. Sufferers of PTSD can claim compensation for the intense distress and reliving of sensations of past traumatic experiences that can have a profound effect on their daily life.

Chronic pain syndrome claims

We can assist with complex regional pain syndrome claims. This is commonly associated with intense chronic pain that is difficult to be treated and can have a major impact on your life.

 

Product liability claims

If you have suffered an injury with the use of a product that turns out to be faulty or defective, provided it was used in the intended way, then you may be entitled to a product liability claim for compensation against the manufacturers of the product.

 

Public liability claims

Slips, trips and falls are the most common types of public liability claims. Your local council have a duty of care to everyone who uses the public land in your local area. This includes maintaining roads, pavements and ensuring pot holes are filled and that all public dangers are minimalised or removed.

 

Occupiers liability claims

Occupiers liability refers to injuries from accidents sustained on private land. This includes theme parks, water parks, supermarkets and even your friend’s house! For more information about starting an occupiers liability claim, you should contact Scott Rees & Co to discuss your circumstances.

Theme park accident claims

We can assist with theme park accident claims. The owners of the park may be liable for your injuries from accidents sustained on their rides, rollercoasters or simply within their vicinity.

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