Spinal Cord Injuries may cause some degree of paralysis which can be devastating to the injured party and the whole family and often have lifelong implications.

Barr Ellison Top Tier Legal 500 Firm 2020Barr Ellison offers a wealth of experience in representing clients with spinal cord injuries. We understand and implement a bespoke care package and help with securing interim payments for financial support before assessing the compensation elements.

Our priority in the early stage of any claim is to focus on maximising rehabilitation and put into place highly professional and supportive case management for those in need both during and after the claim for compensation is resolved. We will build up a team for you to provide support workers, therapists, accommodation advisers and other experts depending on your needs. Your financial stability is also important and we obtain interim payments during the progression of the claim.

For more information and advice, call 01223 417200 (Parkside office) or 01223 411315 (Addenbrooke’s office)* and ask for a member of the Spinal injury team.
Alternatively, why not pop into our office at the Addenbrooke’s Hospital* Concourse – we are opposite Barclays.

The Team
Our team has experienced in multi-million pound actions for client’s with spinal cord injuries. We handle claims arising from road traffic accidents, accidents at work or even through criminal injuries. These are very complex cases and it is important to have the necessary experience and expertise in dealing with such cases from start to finish.

Free Initial Meeting
At the initial meeting which is free of charge, we will give you unambiguous advice as to the nature of your claim, the action that we will take in order to pursue your claim and the value of your claim. We are honest in our approach and endeavour to ensure that the client has a clear understanding. We consult with the client at every step of the case to ensure full awareness of what is happening. The meeting can take place at your home if appropriate.

Court of Protection Deputyships
On occasions both spinal and head injuries come hand in hand. Head injuries can result in a loss of mental capacity to manage ones own affairs. We have experienced deputies that can protect your position both during and after the resolution of your claim. We can assist with the application for Deputyship to the Court of Protection and provide all necessary support during this difficult period. Our Court of Protection Deputyships page demonstrates our expertise in this area and how we can help you.

We are able to provide you with clear and concise options when deciding upon how to fund your claim for compensation. It is important that the wrongdoer is principally responsible for your legal costs and we advise on how best to achieve that We will advise you whether you have a suitable legal expense policy in place or alternatively we are able to offer ‘no win, no fee’ arrangements.

* Barr Ellison supports the invaluable work undertaken by the Addenbrooke’s NHS Trust. We will not accept instructions to pursue claims against Addenbrooke’s or any part of the NHS.

Barr Ellison Solicitors are members of the Spinal Injuries Association.

Personal Injury Team

Mark Copley

Mark Copley Catastrophic Personal Injury Associate

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Emma Truin

Emma Truin Managing Partner &
Head of Catastrophic Injury

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Christine Dyson

Christine Dyson Solicitor, Court of Protection

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Robert Curry

Robert Curry Risk and Compliance Partner

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Lucy Spraggons

Lucy Spraggons Personal Injury Lawyer

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Get in touch at enquiry@barrellison.co.uk or call on 01223 417200 and ask for a member of the Personal Injury Team.