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Make a catastrophic injury claim 

Experienced and knowledgeable solicitors who can protect your position to a fair and timely resolution following a life altering injury. Work with MRG Solicitors and our teams in London and Manchester to learn more about the claims process and understand your rights.  

Move forward following a life-changing event  

Catastrophic injuries have the potential to completely change the way you live your life. Aside from the main medical concerns, they can often result in long lasting social and financial implications, not to mention a huge impact on your family or dependents. Irrespective of the level of damage, finding the right legal team can be crucial to your compensation claim, with the need to establish a well thought out argument and build a highly convincing case with evidence to support it. Having experience in this complex area of law, MRG Solicitors can act as your representatives.   

 

The types of injuries classed as ‘catastrophic’ are usually those that impact the spine and the brain resulting in serious disabilities (such as hearing loss, paralysis, blindness, loss of limbs, chronic pain, etc). The medical bills alone can lead to life altering financial hardships, which is why we want to ensure you get the financial compensation you need if the accident wasn’t your fault. By developing custom legal strategies that can protect your position, whether you get in touch with us immediately after the accident or at a later date, we’ll fight your corner until the desired result is reached. 

  • What is a consent order?
    A consent order is a legal document that confirms your mutual agreement. It includes details on how the children are to be looked after. Both parents have to sign the draft consent order and get it approved by a judge. It is usually approved without a hearing and saves costs for both parties. If spouses cannot agree, further hearings will need to be held. A CAFCASS officer may spent time with the children and parents for a detail assessment and additional information may also be required. The court will then make a final decision on the arrangements, which is then recorded as an official, legally binding order. The consent order covers: Living arrangements The amount of time spent with each parent When and what types of contact can occur (such as phone calls)
  • Applying for a court order
    If you cannot reach an agreement, then a family judge will decide: Which parent will raise the child How much time the other parent can spend with the child What the financial needs of the child are and how they will be met The child’s parents of anyone with parental responsibility can apply for a court order. This includes grandparents however, they will need to obtain permission from the court first before applying for a child arrangement order.
  • What is parental responsibility?
    Parental responsibility pertains to the legal duties, rights, power, and authority that a parent or parental figure has for their child, i.e., their right to make decisions regarding their child. A mother always has parental responsibility. A father usually has parental responsibility if he’s either: Married to the child’s mother Listed on the birth certificate (after a certain date, depending on which part of the UK the child was born in) Having parental responsibility does not mean that you are legally allowed to spend time with your children after separation. It only indicates that the custodial parent needs to receive your permission before making important decisions concerning the children. These include changing schools, moving abroad and other essential matters.
  • What is a Specific Issue Order?
    A specific issue order covers how a child is brought up. This includes: The school they attend If they have a religious education or not Change of name You can also opt for a prohibited steps order to prevent the other parent or ex-spouse from making decisions in their regard.
  • What happens if there is an order breach?
    If the other party breaches the court order already in place, we can represent you in court. We may also recover your cost of enforcement of order from the party who was in breach of the order.
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Regain your independence and secure your financial future with MRG Solicitors

Assess your catastrophic injuries claim with our teams in London and Manchester by calling 01615 299777

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