You will find below a list of definitions for personal injury legal terms and abbreviations found on this website beginning with ‘F’.

Face lift

Face lift surgery can be known as rhytidectomy. It is performed by removing excess skin and fat from the face as well as tightening certain face muscles to create a younger and fresher appearance.


FAQ stands for frequently asked questions. These are the most commonly asked questions about claiming for compensation by past clients, current clients and people looking to bring a claim.

Fatal injury

A fatal injury is a serious injury that leads to the injured person passing away.


The money you pay for a certain service.

Food poisoning

Food that is poorly prepared may be contaminated with bacteria or viruses such as salmonella or e. coli that are harmful to the body when ingested. Vomiting and diarrhoea are the most common symptoms of food poisoning.

Foot injury

A sprained ankle is one of the most common foot injuries, often caused by slip, trip and fall accidents and workplace accidents.

Forearm injury

Falling and landing on your outstretched arms can cause soft tissue injuries to this area. A painful elbow is often a clear sign that you may be suffering from a forearm injury.