Category Archives: Personal Injury

What happens if I lose my personal injury claim?

Recovering from an injury can be a challenging time. Considering the risks of a personal injury claim can significantly add to the stress if you aren’t fully aware of the financial implications of making a claim.

At Win Wales, we aim to make the injury claim process as straightforward as possible. Before taking on your case, we’ll chat with you during your free telephone consultation. We’ll gather all the necessary information about your case to determine whether we think your claim could be successful. 

If we think there is a significant chance that your claim will be unsuccessful, we’ll be transparent and share with you when we think you should withdraw your claim.Read more

Spinal injury compensation claims

A spinal cord injury can have a major impact on your life, and you may be entitled to compensation. Spinal cord injuries often result in a loss of sensation and mobility, and can require specialist care. If you have suffered a spinal cord injury, you may be able to make a claim for compensation.

There are a number of different types of claims that can be made following a spinal cord injury. These include:

  •  Personal injury claims
  • Clinical negligence claims
  • Industrial disease claims

Personal injury claims can be made for the pain and suffering caused by the injury, as well as any financial losses that have been incurred.… Read more

How Many Personal Injury Claims go to Court

When people are involved in an accident or other incident and they are injured, many of them are reluctant to make a claim and take the issue to court. For those who are unsure of how many injury claims go to court and what the process involved is, this article from our personal injury team at Win Wales will outline everything you need to know.

How likely is any personal injury claim to be taken to a court of law?

The vast majority of injury claims never go to court. Only about 5% make it that far. And when they do, the hearing only takes place in front of a judge.… Read more

What to Do if You Have an Accident in a Supermarket

Woman Reading Letter After Receiving Neck Injury

Supermarket Accidents

Supermarkets are large and busy and the chances of having an accident whilst using one are bigger than many people may think. It is not uncommon for people to have accidents whilst using a supermarket, the most common cause being through slipping on a wet or soiled floor or tripping on unsupervised equipment or spilt products.

Because shopping is such an everyday and personal experience, many who experience an accident while doing it are thrown by the experience and are unsure as to what to do.

Immediate feelings

Apart from any physical pain involved, many people experience embarrassment at having an accident.… Read more

Back injury at work compensation amount

We all know there is very little that is more painful or more debilitating than a back injury. Everyday we expect to come home from work in the same state we started, maybe a little more tired after a hard days work, but we don’t expect a back injury that impedes upon our day to day life. If you suffer a back injury at work then you should be due compensation, the question is what is the back injury at work compensation amount?

This can differ according to severity of the injury and duration of the recovery. There are places online that offer a compensation calculator to find an approximate figure of compensation that you’d receive for your back injury, but below are of few of the guidelines concerning the amount of compensation.… Read more

Average compensation for soft tissue injury

What is a Soft Tissue Injury?

A soft tissue injury is one that affects skin, muscles, tendons, ligaments, or nerves, or an injury to any other part of the body which doesn’t involve broken bones and so on. If you’ve suffered such an injury through the negligence of someone else, you could be in line for a compensation payment of at least £1,000 for minor cases, although this can rise significantly depending on the seriousness of the injury and the effects it’s had on your life.

Examples of soft tissue injuries can include:

– Sprains
– Torn ligaments or tendons
– Severe bruising
– Cuts to the skin
– Bursitis (a painful swelling within a joint)

Why You Might Make a Claim?

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How much compensation can you claim for a spinal injury?

How much compensation can you claim for a spinal injury

Spinal Injury Compensation Claims

If you have been involved in an accident then you may be able to put in a compensation claim for any injuries that you have received. The amount that you are able to claim will vary depending on a variety of factors, including the seriousness of the injury, medical costs, psychological issues, as well as the impact it has had on your day-to-day living.

An injury lawyer will be able to create a legal case in order to claim the maximum amount of compensation available for the type of injury that you have sustained. Injury claim amounts have been set out by the Judicial Studies Board (JSB).… Read more

How to go about claiming compensation for a brain injury


Lives can be dramatically changed as a result of brain or head injuries. The effects can last just a short while, or they can be permanent, impacting the victim and their family members in a number of different ways. Support is sometimes needed from loved ones or from professionals for a short amount of time or for a prolonged period. With these changes to everyday life, financial loss may also occur which can add to stress and difficulties. In these situations, compensation can go someway to putting things right and helping the sufferer.

What kind of brain injuries can you claim for?Read more

How common is Cancer misdiagnosis?

How common is Cancer misdiagnosis?

There are over 2.5 million people in the UK who have been diagnosed with cancer. Unfortunately, about 25 per cent of people in the UK are facing poor health conditions and instability in cancer treatment. One out of every three people in the UK is affected by cancer, and thousands are diagnosed with it annually. Since Cancer is very frightening, a wrong diagnosis is the worst thing someone can ever go through.

Nevertheless, misdiagnosis is common, which calls for appropriate action, including compensation for the victims. Doctors have the responsibility to practice a high standard of competence in their work through the correct interpretation of the symptoms to avoid misdiagnosis that might lead to loss of life.… Read more

How can you prove medical misdiagnosis when making a claim?


Some things in life are priceless; it’s hard to put a number on the value of life itself, or the quality of life afforded by your standard of health. But when either of these are negatively impacted by medical misdiagnosis, it’s possible to make a compensation claim. It won’t turn back the clock, but it can help you to recover from the devastating effects of someone else’s mistake.

Medical misdiagnosis describes a range of different problems arising from clinical negligence. It could be that a doctor wastes precious time treating menstrual problems with the contraceptive pill, when it later turns out that irregular bleeding was a symptom of uterine cancer.… Read more