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If you've suffered a knee injury in an accident that wasn't your fault, we're here to help.
Here at PSR Solicitors, we know that knee injuries can be extremely painful, stopping you from carrying out daily activities and engaging in hobbies that you enjoy.
Since knee injuries can limit your ability to move independently, they can also cause immense psychological suffering by forcing you to become dependent on friends and family members for help and support.
Over our years of successfully representing thousands of UK-wide clients, we have helped win compensation sums for victims of knee injuries. While we understand that no amount of money can undo the pain and suffering you have endured, we've seen first-hand how a one-off lump sum can help ease patients' financial worries by reimbursing them for time taken off work, and help to fund vital rehabilitative and medical treatments.
You could be entitled to claim compensation if your knee injury was caused by another person's negligence or incompetence. If you think you may have a claim, call our friendly and informative solicitors today for a confidential, no-obligation chat about your options.
Our solicitors will listen as you speak and provide open, honest and reliable advice about your next steps.
If you’re considering making a claim for compensation after a knee injury that wasn’t your fault, you’re probably wondering how much compensation you could be entitled to.
Ultimately, determining how much compensation you are likely to receive is tricky because each case is heard individually, and each payment is awarded based on the unique circumstances of the case that is being presented.
However, through our experience in representing clients throughout the UK, we’ve produced the below compensation calculator to help you estimate how much compensation you could expect to receive. Alternatively, for a more personalised estimation, contact a member of our advisory team today to discuss your case.
I contacted PSR after hearing about their efficiency and expert knowledge. They charge a relatively small fee and made the process completely stress free.
I contacted PSR after hearing about their efficiency and expert knowledge. They charge a relatively small fee and made the process completely stress free.
£55,590 - £76,690
£41,550 - £55,590
£20,880 - £34,660
£22,500 - £38,000
*Figures are based on the Judicial College Injury Table and should be seen as estimates only. Your specific compensation may differ based on the circumstances.
We are expert & accredited Personal Injury Lawyers. While some firms settle for ease and speed, we work hard to secure the highest possible compensation payouts. Trust our experts.
I am the Managing Director of PSR Solicitors. After working in various law firms, both small high street firms and a larger practice in Manchester, I saw a gap in the market for a high quality practice that had the same core high street values of being personable and approachable and combining them with the efficiency and professionalism of a larger practice. PSR Solicitors was therefore established in 2009 in Shotton, Deeside with this aim. Since then PSR Solicitors has provided high quality legal services to local clients throughout North Wales and Cheshire.
I live in Chester with my young family and 2 dogs and enjoy regular holidays along the coast of North Wales.
I have recently been asked to join the board of trustees at Platform For Life, a mental health counselling charity in Chester. Good mental health is the foundation of a more fulfilled, happy and healthy life, yet many families struggle to access the help and support they need to achieve it. Platform for Life offers free local counselling and play therapy for families who would otherwise not be able to afford it.
Shotton Office, Wrexham Office, Rhyl Office, Colwyn Bay Office, Ellesmere Port Office, Wallasey Office
Solicitor - Head of Personal Injury
I've been a Solicitor at PSR Solicitors since March 2013 and now take full responsibility for leading the Rhyl Office.
I completed both my Law LLB and LPC degrees at Cardiff University, graduating in 2008 and 2009 respectively. Thereafter, I completed my 2-year training contract at a firm based in Cardiff, then retained by this firm as a Criminal Defence Solicitor until I decided to relocate up to North Wales, for the countryside and the people..
As an experienced personal injury and civil litigation Solicitor, I represent Claimants in all manner of personal injury case work including injuries as a result of Road Traffic Accidents, Accidents at Work, and Occupiers Liability Accidents. I handle all types off personal injury claims from the minor right through to complex, serious injury claims.
Outside of work I'm a keen rugby fan, who enjoys running and travel.
Shotton Office, Rhyl Office, Ellesmere Port Office, Wallasey Office
Solicitor - Head of Litigation
I completed my law degree and legal practice course at Nottingham Law School, before qualifying as a solicitor in 2004. I then worked at a specialist personal injury firm in the East Midlands and a leading regional firm, before joining PSR in 2017.
With PSR I've continued to specialise in acting for Personal Injury claimants and have developed a keen understanding of the procedures and tactics involved in pursuing a claim, as well as the difficulties and concerns faced by people who have suffered as the result of an accident.
Since 2014 I've been proud to help hundreds of people. I've represented the public in all manner of injury claims, including serious orthopaedic injuries, brain damage, and psychological trauma. I was instructed to deal with claims for clients in the aftermath of the Potters Bar rail crash and the Penhallow hotel fire.
In addition, I represent clients in relation to all manner of disputes. I have dealt with professional negligence claims, such as those against solicitors and builders. I have helped clients recover money which is due to them and to dispute invoices which have been sent to them. I have helped business defend claims against them. I have tackled neighbour and boundary disputes.
I live locally to the Colwyn Bay office, and outside of work, I enjoy taking advantage of the coastal and mountain outdoor activities which are available on the doorstep. I'm also heavily involved with an outdoor pursuits charity, which I find an enjoyable and rewarding way of using my free time.
Shotton Office, Wrexham Office, Colwyn Bay Office, Wallasey Office
I joined PSR Solicitors in May 2022 as part of their first cohort of Trainee Solicitors.
I started my legal studies at The University of Liverpool graduating with an LLB Law Degree in 2018. I then went on to complete the Legal Practice Course at the University of Law, Chester.
I am currently training within the Personal Injury and Litigation Departments, having already trained in Conveyancing and Family Law. I am on track to qualify as a solicitor in summer 2023.
Outside of work I enjoy making the most of living in North Wales, often spending my weekends on the Llyn Peninsula. I also love skiing holidays and travelling to warmer destinations.
Colwyn Bay Office
The knee joint is the largest joint in the human body, and one of the most important. Resembling a hinge, the joint is able to flex so that the leg can extend and move back and forth with ease. Overall, the joint is a complicated structure, comprising bones, cartilage, ligaments, tendons and a variety of other tissues.
In the middle of the joint, three distinct bones meet to provide movement. These are the femur, which spreads through the thigh and joins with the shin bone, or tibia, and the patella, which is the overarching kneecap structure.
Accidents sustained to the knee can cause serious injuries. While breakages to the bones that make up the knee are rare, injuries involving the ligaments, cartilage and tendons are extremely common and immensely painful for those unfortunate enough to suffer from them.
While we know that any kind of knee injury is difficult to deal with, experiencing a knee injury because of another person's negligence is even more gruelling. It's for this reason that our tenacious solicitors work tirelessly to ensure our victims, who suffer needlessly because of other people's mistakes, are represented by a legal team that are determined to win them the compensation they deserve. Whatever the nature of your injury, contact us today to find out more about how you could make a claim.
A fracture is a break in one or more of the bones that make up the knee joint. Because the knee joint is immensely important for movement, a breakage in this area is considered a serious injury. Until the injury heals, the pain and impact is likely to be severely life-limiting, preventing you from going to work or engaging in normal, everyday tasks. Sadly, such fractures often require surgery and can cause long-term problems, although most victims are thankfully able to make a full recovery.
Cartilage is a tough, flexible tissue that occurs throughout the body and is often located around joints. The material acts as a shock-absorber and protects the surrounding bones from fractures and damages. Although cartilage is strong, it can be injured. If the knee is twisted or bent out of place, the cartilage can stretch or tear and become inflamed and painful. Cartilage injuries often take time to heal, with rest being the main method of treatment; as such, individuals who suffer cartilage injuries often have to take time off work to recuperate properly. Sometimes, surgery is needed to remove the cartilage entirely, which can have long-term repercussions.
Ligaments are connective tissues that join tissues to bones; they keep the knee joint together and provide stability. Ligaments in the knee can be torn or strained, causing you to feel unstable when you try to put weight on your knee or walk. Such injuries often need intensive and long-term medical treatment and rehabilitation to be cured, with steps to recovery often including extensive physiotherapy and, in some cases, surgery.
Sometimes, accidents that cause damage to the knee involve many different elements, causing immense pain to victims. Some accidents, such as road traffic accidents, may have caused additional injuries to the body. Often, the exact type of knee injury that a victim has sustained cannot be easily identified, but this doesn’t mean that affected individuals shouldn’t try to claim compensation if the accident that caused their suffering was due to someone else’s negligence or incompetence.
For this reason, we strongly recommend that you speak to a member of our team today even if your type of injury isn’t listed here.
Our solicitors will listen to your experience and, if we feel you may be entitled to make a claim, an appointment will be arranged for you to discuss your injury with a qualified doctor during a medical assessment.
For your knee injury compensation claim to be successful, we, as your defence team, must prove that your injury as a result of the actions or inactions of someone else. Tragically, there are many instances in which people can become injured because of other people’s misbehaviour, many of which are listed below. While this list encompasses some of the most common causes of negligent injuries, it is not exhaustive, and we recommend that you speak to a member of our trained advisory team today if you believe someone else is responsible for your knee injury.
Many knee injuries are sustained in the workplace, despite the fact that employers have a legal duty to protect their employees from harm. Whatever your job, duty or role, you can claim compensation from your employer if you suffer an injury in the workplace that your employer could have avoided. According to the UK's health and safety legislation, employers should take steps to protect their employees, such as:
● Carrying out regular risk assessments to identify hazards and mitigate the likelihood of them causing actual harm.
● Maintaining a safe working environment at all times by ensuring spills are cleaned up and trip hazards are cleared away.
● Providing individuals with personal protective equipment, such as knee pads, so that workplace duties do not result in injury.
Knee injuries in the workplace can happen as a result of being in a particular position, especially if the position is adopted frequently over long periods of time, by slipping or tripping, or by falling from height. Sometimes, accidents involving machinery, such as forklift trucks, can cause knee injuries.
If you are considering making a claim against your employer, you may be worried about the ramifications that such a claim will have. Here at PSR Solicitors, we have successfully launched compensation claims on behalf of many employees and understand exactly how worrying, stressful and daunting the possibility of making a claim can be. For this reason, we recommend that you contact us as soon as possible so that we can advise you on how to make your claim and provide you with peace of mind that your livelihood and reputation will be legally protected throughout the process.
As your personal solicitors, we will liaise with your employer on your behalf to limit uncomfortable situations and we'll ensure you are not treated unfairly at any point during proceedings. You have a legal right to claim against anybody who causes you harm, and your solicitor at PSR will be with you every step of the way to ensure you receive the compensation you deserve.
Slips, trips and falls are a common cause of knee injuries and they can occur in almost any environment. If they occur in a public space, such as one which is managed by the council, or a private space that should have been closely monitored and maintained for potential risks by a business or company, you may be able to make a claim for compensation.
For example, if you have injured your knee after tripping over a poorly laid pavement or falling down an inadequately lit staircase in a public space, you may be able to claim from the council or whoever was responsible for maintaining the building. Slips occur frequently when spillages happen, and companies and councils must ensure that spills are cleaned up quickly to prevent harm from occurring. Slips can happen in shops, hospitals, schools, and a wide range of other environments.
These types of accidents occur frequently, but their effects on the knee joint - which is often the part of the body that takes the majority of the impact - can be devastating. If you’ve been injured in a slip, trip or fall accident, we can help you claim compensation.
Contact us today to find out more.
Here at PSR, our team of experienced legal professionals are based in the North West of England and North Wales, and represent clients across the whole of the country. Our continued success has earned us a reputation as solicitors who will fight all the way for our clients and get you the best possible outcome you deserve.
Our unrivalled record of persistent success has earned us a formidable reputation and our diligent legal solicitors are renowned for their relentless desire to win the largest compensation sums possible for our clients.
Contact us today to receive honest, open and compassionate advice about your chance of making a claim. We know that making a claim can be daunting, but we’ll do everything we can to help you through the process. When you first contact us, our friendly, approachable and compassionate solicitors will listen carefully to your case and offer advice that is truthful and realistic.
We’ll tell you plainly whether we think you can make a claim so that you can make the best decision for your future. If your claim is likely to be successful, your case will be assigned to a member of our legal team, who’ll be with you every step of the way, keeping you up to date with developments and ensuring you feel calm and confident throughout the ongoing proceedings. Best of all, our claims are handled on a strictly No-Win, No-Fee basis, which means you won’t have to worry about the cost of your representation.
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If you or someone you love is struggling because of a knee injury that wasn’t your fault, contact us today so that we can help you seek some of the justice you need.
If you have suffered a knee injury through no fault of your own and you feel there is evidence of 3rd party liability, then you are entitled to try and make a claim for compensation.
By employing the services of one of PSR's qualified personal injury lawyers, you can rest assured that you have secured the legal expertise and experience to win your case and receive the maximum compensation available.
In the unlikely event that your claim is unsuccessful, our No Win No Fee promise offers you the peace of mind that there will be no legal costs to pay, meaning no risk to you.
All PSR’s Personal Injury Solicitors in Wales and our Injury Lawyers in Cheshire are accredited by the Law Society for Personal Injury Claims. Our accredited status as specialist personal injury solicitors provides the reassurance you should be looking for and guarantees that we have the expertise and tenacity to secure the maximum levels of compensation for you or your family.
Covering North Wales and Cheshire, with offices in Shotton, Colwyn Bay, Ellesmere Port, Rhyl, Wrexham, and Wallasey, PSR Solicitors is one of the leading firms of Personal Injury Solicitors out there, affording you confidence that if you recruit the services of one of our expert solicitors, they will manage the entire claim and allow you to concentrate on more important issues, like recovery.
Your Personal Injury claim is vitally important, which is why we will contact you within an hour of your initial contact with us during normal working hours, or at the earliest opportunity on the next working day if you contact us after close of business.
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