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Serious Injury

"Burnetts provides very much a local service.  They go to visit clients who have a good relationship with the fee earner". Client testimonial - Chambers and Partners 2015 

Accidents do happen. In many instances they are the result of negligence and, should you be the unfortunate victim of such negligence, you may be entitled to compensation.

Expert lawyers from our specialist serious injury team in Carlisle and in Newcastle can advise you on the merits of your case and help you obtain the right amount of  compensation, either by negotiation or through the courts if necessary.

"They offer a comprehensive and flexible service which ensure individuals receive appropriate support, rehabilitation and compensation following injury." Client testimonial - Chambers and Partners 2015

We have expertise in dealing with all types of serious injury arising out of:

  • Road traffic accidents
  • Accidents at work
  • Occupational disease e.g. mesothelioma
  • Tripping and slipping accidents
  • Criminal injuries
  • Accidents abroad
  • Beauty /hair treatments

We specialise in catastrophic injuries including amputation, brain and spinal injuries: Burnetts is on the recommended solicitors' list of  both The Spinal Injuries Association and Headway.

Our service includes:

  • An initial free consultation
  • No win, no fee arrangements
  • Home and hospital visits including in Cumbria, Northumberland & North East England. 

Who to contact

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Angela Curran

Angela Curran is a Partner and Head of Burnetts' Medical Negligence and Serious Injury.