Serious Injury Claims

All the support and expert help you need at this difficult time for you and your loved ones
Serious Injury Claims

Understanding your needs

Taking the time to understand your needs and the needs of your family, we ensure you get the help and compensation you deserve.

We help you to recover the maximum amount of compensation possible. Specialising in brain injury, spinal injury, and other serious injury compensation claims, we have access to a support network that includes care and rehabilitation specialists to help you get your life back on track.
We want to make sure you have everything you need to live as full a life as you can
Understanding your needs

Interim Payments

Our expert serious injury solicitors will help you access all the resources you need to rebuild your life. Now and in the future.

Because we understand how important it is to address treatment needs early, we also look to obtain interim payments while your claim is being assessed.
We are with you every step of the way.
Interim Payments
implications of serious injuries

We understand the full complexities and financial implications of serious injuries, and we always treat you and your loved ones with care and compassion.

We are happy to travel to meet you and your family when necessary. No matter where you are, our team can help you with your serious injury compensation claim.

We can help you


With a free initial consultation and NO-WIN, NO FEE agreements,
call us on 0161 250 7771 or contact us online to find out how we can help you.
Optimla Solicitors Team

We specialise in:

Spinal injury claims
Brain damage claims
Head injury and multiple injury claims
Serious injuries at work claims and holiday claims
Road traffic accident, catastrophic and fatal accident claims
For a free initial consultation

Call us on 0161 250 7771 or contact our friendly,
expert team to find out how we can help you.
0161 250 7771
07546 785 771

Compensation entitlement

The level of compensation you receive will depend on how the accident has affected you. But we make sure you get the maximum award possible for your injuries and the effect they will have on your life. This includes:
  1. General damages for pain, suffering and loss of amenity
  2. psychological/psychiatric injuries and the impact these have on you and your family
  3. Lost personal possessions and damaged property
  4. Lost earnings
  5. Care and assistance provided by your family/professionally
  6. Treatment and rehabilitation fees
  7. Future loss of earnings and reduced income capacity
  8. Future care fees
  9. The cost of any necessary adaptations to your home, car, etc.
  10. The cost of any technology available to make your life easier and gain increased independence
  11. Return to work training
  12. Things like increased heating costs if you will be at home all the time
To support your serious injury compensation claim, we can also help to arrange any necessary medical examinations.

Our Experts

Christopher Germaine
Christopher Germaine
With over 30 years of legal experience, our Legal Director, Chris specialises in Personal Injury, Commercial and Civil law. Chris is responsible for compliance and strategic management, along with this personally handles complex litigation cases valued at up to £5 million. Chris has achieved million pound settlements for clients over the course of his legal career.
Usha Nayee
Usha Nayee
I am a Senior Solicitor with over 20 years litigation experience, having previously specialised in Fatality and Clinical Negligence cases to include high value cases. My focus is to put the Clients requirements at the forefront of the claim, ensuring their needs, whether they are financial, emotional or physical, are addressed at the very start. I have vast experience in Fatality, Orthopaedic Injuries, amputations and various types of clinical negligence cases, to include delay in diagnosis against NHS Trusts.

Jonathan Eastwood
Jonathan Eastwood
I have practiced now for 24 years and in that time I have dealt exclusively in personal injury matters. I have specialised in serious and catastrophic injury cases over the last 12 years, settling a case in 2015 for £10.6 million involving a motorcyclist who was rendered, a quadriplegic. I also have experience in serious spinal and brain injured clients, along with complex poly-trauma and fatal claims. I pride myself on having a good client relationship and understanding their needs, whilst pursuing my opponents hard to get the right result.
Marie Neilson
Marie Neilson
LLB (Hons). Solicitor of the Supreme Court of England and Wales. I have over 25 years’ experience representing people who have been injured in all types of situations including accidents at work and on the road. I joined the Serious Injury Team at Optimal Solicitors in 2020 and I’m dedicated to obtaining the best possible outcome for my clients. I act for clients who have suffered serious and life-changing injuries, such as brain injuries, spinal and other orthopaedic injuries, and psychological injuries. I work with medical experts to identify the cause of the injury and to recommend treatment. I am friendly and approachable and enjoy working with my clients to take them through the legal process step by step.
Kevin Walker
Kevin Walker
Originally from London, Kevin studied at University in Hull and the College of Law in Chester - progressing to work as Partner, Head of Serious Injury and Team Leader at esteemed firms in the North West. We are so pleased that Kevin joined Optimal Solicitors in January 2020 and is now an integral part of our serious injury team. A long-standing member of Association of Personal Injury Lawyers and previously mentioned in the Legal 500, Kevin is passionate about helping clients and their families and loved ones to achieve the very best outcomes following serious injuries. Kevin’s breadth of knowledge and experience expands the spectrum of accident types and injuries. With a special interest in motorcycle accidents and workplace accidents, Kevin has over 25 years’ experience dealing with serious and catastrophic injury claims and has subsequently helped thousands of claimants get on bespoke treatment pathways, care packages and ultimately, the maximum compensation. Over the years, Kevin has developed a niche specialism in amputation claims and has a particular interest in other life-changing injuries such as spinal cord injuries and brain injuries.Kevin is dedicated to providing a quality, personable service to every client. Kevin gets to know his clients as individuals, to understand their personal and family/ social circumstances, their needs and wants, and he will always look to maximise clients’ recovery, quality of life and well-being.
Call us on 0161 250 7771 or contact our friendly, expert team to find out how we can help you.

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