If you or a family member have been injured in an accident, we can help you to make a compensation claim.
Frequently asked questions about making a personal injury claim
What is a personal injury claim?
A personal injury claim is a legal process to obtain compensation if you have been injured in an accident that wasn’t your fault. We have a team of personal injury experts ready to support Unite members who wish to make a claim.
What types of accidents can I claim for?
Unite members can make a personal injury claim for:
- Road traffic accidents
- Trips or falls on the street, accidents in public places or on public transport
- Accidents at work and industrial diseases
- Medical negligence
- Serious injuries (Brain Injury, Spinal Injury, Amputations)
We help our members recover damages for the impact the accident has had on their lives. This includes securing compensation to cover any losses from being unable to work and any medical expenses incurred.
Is there a time limit to make a personal injury claim?
Generally, you have three years from the date of your accident to make a personal injury claim for compensation. However, it’s best to contact us as soon as possible if you wish to make a claim. Call us on 0800 709 007 for free legal advice or complete our personal injury claim form.
How much will it cost me to make a personal injury claim?
It is free for Unite members to make a personal injury claim. As part of your Unite membership, you are entitled to free legal advice and representation in all personal injury claims*. This means there are no hidden costs or fees when making a claim.
Members’ families are also covered for personal and serious injuries if they are not employed.
*Subject to Conditions of Eligibility
Why choose Unite Legal Services to make a claim
Our personal injury specialists have decades of experience in representing members with personal injury claims. They understand the physical and emotional impact an accident can have on you and your family. They will outline what you can expect at every stage of making a claim and can even signpost you to charities and support groups to aid your recovery.
Also, unlike with other high-street or non-specialist law firms, you’ll get to keep 100 per cent of the compensation secured on your behalf.
How do I make a personal injury claim with Unite Legal Services?
If you are ready to start a personal injury claim, or want to speak to us, you can call us on 0800 709 007 for free legal advice or start your claim online by completing the personal injury claim form.