The Personal Injury Blog

Merry Christmas

Wishing you a Merry Christmas and a Happy New Year from all at Smith Jones Solicitors   To all our clients past and present, our team wish you and your family a relaxing festive period. We know 2020 hasn’t been the year any of us had planned. It has been a difficult time for many […]
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What Is An Acquired Brain Injury?

Sometimes abbreviated to ABI, an acquired brain injury is an injury that has occurred after an individual was born. Meaning it was ‘acquired’ by external means rather than something that was inherited genetically prior to birth. An acquired brain injury often comes alongside symptoms that could impact an individual’s behaviour, thoughts and emotional state. What […]
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No Win No Fee Solicitors

What Is ‘No Win No Fee’?

If you find yourself faced with the possibility of making a claim for personal injury then you might well find it useful to enter into a ‘no-win, no-fee*’ arrangement. This ultimately means that if you lose your case then you don’t have to pay anything – making it an ideal solution for potential Claimants who […]
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Types Of Injury As A Result Of A Car Accident

According to the UK’s leading road safety charity, “Brake” there were sadly some 1,730 people killed on the UK’s roads during 2015, with a further 22,144 people seriously injured and a staggering number of 186,189 “other” casualties. During the same period, the highest percentage of casualties were car users – whether drivers or passengers – […]
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The History Of Car Safety In The UK

If you can ever remember being able to jump into your car without wearing a seatbelt, then you might well be shocked to realise this would have been over 35 years ago! First introduced on 31st January 1983, the UK’s first-ever seatbelt law initially required both the driver and front seat passenger to “buckle up” and since […]
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