Personal Injury Resources & Guides


Is Compensation Taxable?

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When you've had an accident, you may worry that your compensation will be taxed. Our guide walks you through whether that's true.

Carrie Tennick, March 24, 2020

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What Not to Do When Making a Personal Injury Claim

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You’re entitled to justice when you’re hurt in an accident. We’ve set out what to avoid doing during your claim to give you the best chance of success.

Carrie Tennick, March 20, 2020

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What To Do if You Are Electrocuted at Work

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If you work with electricity – and many professions outside of electricians do – you’ll know how dangerous it can be. We've put this guide together to help if you do find yourself suffering an electric shock at work.

Carrie Tennick, March 12, 2020

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Interim Payments: What Are They?

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Receiving an interim payment means you receive part of your compensation before your personal injury claim is fully settled. You can use this to get the medical care you need.

Carrie Tennick, March 03, 2020

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How Long Does Whiplash Last?

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Whiplash can be an incredibly frustrating, painful injury to deal with. This kind of injury could take a long period to recover from. Equally, you could find that you’re feeling better just a short while later.

Carrie Tennick, December 09, 2019

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What is the Personal Injury Claims Time Limit?

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In most personal injury cases, you will have three years from the date of the accident to make a claim. This makes it hugely important to start the process as soon as you can.

Carrie Tennick, December 05, 2019

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How to sue the NHS

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First4Lawyers has put together this guide to help you through the process of making a medical negligence claim against the NHS.

First4Lawyers, October 25, 2019

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Whiplash: What It Is And What To Do About It

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Whiplash is an often misunderstood injury but one that presents real problems for those suffering from it.

First4Lawyers, July 09, 2019

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What to Do After a Dog Bite and How to Report It

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Dog bites are thankfully rare, but when they do happen it can be serious and even life-threatening.

First4Lawyers, July 09, 2018

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