We know that many people find legal
compensation claims stressful, particularly when suffering from a
personal illness or injury. There is nothing worse than being
in an unfamiliar situation and not knowing what the future may
hold. At Hugh James our personal injury specialists make
it as simple and straightforward for you.
If you have suffered an accident or been injured you are
probably asking yourself many questions:
Hugh James Personal Injury lawyers can answer these questions
and many more. We have helped thousands of people to receive
compensation for their injury, illness or accident.
Our reputation as personal injury lawyers is founded on:
you have sustained
from injury or accidents.
Based in Cardiff, but working nationwide, our personal injury
lawyers and specialists in care will be able to advise you about
claiming compensation for your accident or illness.
Acclaimed for its specialist expertise in
catastrophic injuries, especially those arising from RTAs and
motorcycle accidents, as well as severe psychiatric injury claims.
Also houses a dedicated nursing care department. Clients say:
"They're an excellent firm. The calibre of litigator they have
is first-class – I can't criticise any aspect of the way they run
their cases." In terms of market standing, "They're
rightfully at the top of the pile."
Chambers UK 2014
Product liability specialist Mark Harvey heads the
practice at Hugh James. Catastrophic/neurological injury matters
are led by ‘absolute expert’ Andrew Harding, who is also
an ‘excellent’ Deputy. Associate Cari Sowden-Taylor is
‘knowledgeable’ and ‘client focused’, and
consultant Sian Warren is a ‘first-class PI lawyer’. The
firm is known for its group action work, acting for members of
Nacods and the Royal College of Nursing. Gareth Morgan leads on
disease work, and Iain Scott heads the multi-track team.
The Legal 500
"All the time, effort and your
professionalism shown in fetching my personal injury claim to such
as satisfactory conclusion, and also for finding time to help."
Hugh James's Cardiff office earns
praise from experts, peers and clients for its "exemplary"
personal injury service.
This Cardiff-based group remains
the market-leading firm for claimant personal injury work in Wales.
The firm maintains a caseload of workplace accidents, industrial
diseases, and multimillion-pound catastrophic brain and spinal
Group head Mark Harvey is praised for his
"innovative" approach to personal injury matters. He is
best known for his expertise on cases with an international
element. His colleague Andrew Harding is a head injury specialist and
leading partner in the firm's comprehensive Neurolaw unit. He also
acts as a Court of Protection Deputy for numerous individuals with
Chambers UK 2012
Cardiff-based Hugh James continues
to lead the field for claimant work in Wales, with a formidable
personal injury offering across the board on EL/PL, catastrophic
injuries and industrial disease matters.
The "extremely able and
Harvey focuses on advising personal injury claimants in
litigation involving medical devices, vehicles and consumer
Andrew Harding specialises in brain injury and
Court of Protection work, and is available to act as a deputy to
those with traumatic brain injuries. Sources praise his "extensive
knowledge of the field." Chambers UK 2011
Hugh James have been ranked
in the top tier of the Legal 500 2011 report.
Hugh James is praised for its
‘professionalism, care and concern’, and has specialist teams in
areas such as group actions and industrial disease, while
high-volume accident claims are now handled through its legal
outsourcing service Involegal LLP. Andrew Harding leads on catastrophic injury
cases. Mark Harvey is
praised for his ‘conviction, personable approach and clear advice’,
and handles harmful product and overseas accident cases. It
continues acting for miners union NACODS on osteoarthritis
Legal 500 2011 - top
£37,000 compensation awarded to
concrete finisher suffering osteoarthritis of the
Hugh James personal injury solicitors recently won a work place
compensation claim for a client who suffered osteoarthritis of the
knees as a result of his occupation and insufficient health and
safety procedures by his employers.
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Case study: Mr F
Hugh James have successfully
recovered £10,000 in compensation for Mr F, a former BT Telephone
Engineer from Cardiff.
Mr F was employed by BT from 1965
until 1993 and was subject to a loud, high pitched noise when using
tone set equipment. This equipment was made up of a series of
oscillators and amplifiers.
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