What is professional negligence?

It is an unfortunate fact of life that we do not always receive the service we expect. Whilst everyone makes mistakes sometimes when a professional fails to fulfil their responsibilities to the necessary standard or breaches a duty of care, resulting in physical injury, financial loss, or damage to their customer or client, this constitutes… Read more »

How long does a personal injury claim take?

Suffering a personal injury can disrupt your life completely, affecting your ability to work, to continue your hobbies, or to enjoy time with your family. Sometimes it can feel as though life is on hold until you recover, and so many of our clients worry about how long a personal injury claim might take to… Read more »

What is considered a personal injury?

If you have suffered an accident or injury which you feel was the fault of someone else, you may be able to claim compensation to help with your recovery. The first thing you need to do, though, is work out if your injury falls under the umbrella of ‘personal injury’, in legal terms. Physical –… Read more »

Why do I need a personal injury solicitor?

If you’ve been involved in an accident or are injured as a result of something that another party has done and it’s clear who is at fault, then you may think you have a straightforward case and don’t require a personal injury solicitor. When it comes to filing a personal injury claim yourself, you’ll soon… Read more »

Sports Injury Claims

Whether a participant or a spectator, sport can be enjoyable and motivating, but unfortunately it can sometimes lead to personal injury. With over 30 years of experience, Mackrell & Thomas Solicitors have helped their clients to achieve successful injury claims and can assist you if you have been affected by a sports-related accident. If you… Read more »

Will I be sacked for claiming against my employer?

One of the first questions that people ask when considering claiming against an employer for an accident at work is ‘will I be sacked?’ This concern makes sense and is perfectly natural. You may have had a wonderful relationship with your employer up to the point of the accident or want to continue with your… Read more »

How does the personal injury claim process work?

Injuries sustained due to accidents can sometimes be life-changing. They have the potential to alter the dynamics of your everyday life. For that, it is pertinent you are properly recompensed in case of a personal injury loss. Examples of personal injury claims There are many personal injuries for which Mackrell and Thomas Solicitors will help… Read more »

Compensation claims relating to chronic pain

If you and/or your doctor believe that you have developed a chronic pain condition as the result of an accident, there are specialist solicitors who can help you claim for compensation. Long-standing pain conditions are often overlooked by inexperienced paralegals, so it’s important you work with an experienced personal injury solicitor who can ensure everything… Read more »