2 With Moore Blatch you re in safe hands Those who have the misfortune to suffer injury through another party s negligence need exceptional legal support if they are to receive the best possible award of compensation. Moore Blatch is one of the top personal injury law firms in the UK and is endorsed by The Legal 500 as the best of the bunch in the personal injury claimant MB market. As well as handling fasttrack and multi-track claims, we have vast experience of high value and catastrophic cases. Regardless of the size of claim, we provide a high quality and personal service. Clients and their families will be served directly by our dedicated team of expert personal injury lawyers, committed to recovering the maximum amount of damages in the shortest possible time. Where appropriate, we also call on the medical knowledge and expertise of our specialist clinical negligence department.
3 About us PI specialists - one of the top claimant firms in the United Kingdom Moore Blatch is a leading full service law firm with a highly successful and widely acclaimed personal injury division. With many years experience in personal injury and a consistently strong track record, we are recognised within the legal profession and the personal injury market as leaders in claimant work. Inquests on behalf of clients. A number of our team also publish and lecture widely on medico-legal issues. Referrals Working together in the clients best interest Many clients come to us directly. We also take referrals from legal expense insurers, brokers and Led by Damian Horan, Partner and Head of Insurance and Personal Injury, the team is one of the largest in the South and has a full compliment of specialist lawyers and highly committed support staff. A number of our lawyers also hold medical qualifications. claims management companies, as well as trade unions, charities and hospital consultants. Our referral partners recognise our expertise and trust us to deliver the best possible compensation package for clients, no matter whereabouts in the UK they live. We also offer a free initial meeting to all claimants Expertise Accreditations and advocacy expertise to assess the case prospects. Our team includes members of the Law Society Personal Injury Panel, the Law Society s Clinical Negligence Panel and the Association of Personal Injury Lawyers. We are also accredited by Headway, the national brain injury association, and SIA (the Spinal Injuries Association), as specialists in this field. We have in-house advocates who regularly appear at
4 Types of work Large, medium and small value claims We handle multi-million pound catastrophic cases as well as high value claims in the region 100,000 to 500,000 and lower value multi-track and fast-track actions. We handle claims relating to: Recent cases Acted for a child who had suffered severe spinal injury. Secured damages of 1.8 million. Head injury Brain injury Spinal injury Broken bones Whiplash Criminal injuries Industrial disease Psychiatric illness Medical negligence Fatalities Represented a client who sustained severe brain damage. Secured 500,000 in compensation. Acted on behalf of a motorcyclist with multiple orthopaedic injuries. Secured damages worth 1.2 million. Most claims result from some form of accident arising from the negligence of another party: Represented a client who had suffered a leg amputation. Secured 750,000 in Road accidents Motorcycle accidents Accident at work Work-related illness Accident in a public place Faulty goods or services Accident and illness abroad Sports accidents Violent crime Accident caused by animals compensation. Fatality case, acted on behalf of a widow who had lost her husband in a diving accident. Secured 300,000.
5 Serious injuries Catastrophic and high value cases Brain and spinal injuries We have an exceptional level of legal expertise in serious injury and fatalities and a profound understanding of the short and long term needs of clients, their families and carers. We work with medical In handling claims for loss of earnings, we will often liaise with the client s employer regarding continuation of pay and we talk to the client s bank, mortgage lender and credit companies regarding any debt issues. personnel, rehabilitation experts and recognised organisations to ensure that all clients, irrespective of the level of injury, receive the best possible compensation package. We are also experienced in handling highly complex multiparty cases. We also look after our clients ongoing health needs and work closely with a leading private health care insurance company. For instance, our clients may need long term medical care, regular physiotherapy and home care, in order to make the fullest possible Our approach is sympathetic and understanding. Each claim covers the client s financial, medical, care and support requirements, from recovery. Funding options Tailored to clients needs the immediate aftermath of the accident, through the whole process of rehabilitation to renewed independence. A key priority is to secure early payments for direct funding of private rehabilitation, where necessary. We guide our clients through every step of the claims process and offer a range of funding options to meet the circumstances of each individual. These include No Win No Fee, private funding and claims covered by insurance. There are Practical support Helping people get back on track no hidden charges. However major or minor their injury, every client receives the same efficient and personal service.
6 Moore Blatch services For Business Commercial Property Corporate & Commercial Credit Management Defendant Insurance Services Dispute Resolution Employment Health, Safety & Environmental Insolvency & Business Recovery Intellectual Property Land Development Marine Professional Negligence Transport For Individuals Clinical Negligence Disputes & Court Work Employment Problems Estate Management Family & Divorce Notarial Services Personal Injury Powers of Attorney Residential Property Services for the Elderly Tax Planning Tax & Trusts Will & Probate find out how we can help please contact Damian Horan, Partner and Head of Insurance & Personal Injury RTo Direct dial +44 (0) or London Court 64 London Road Southampton SO15 2AH Telephone +44 (0) Moore Blatch holds Investor in People Accreditation Moore Blatch holds ISO9001 Certification for its legal services The firm is not authorised under the Financial Services and Markets Act 2000 but is able in certain circumstances to offer a limited range of investment services to clients because we are members of the Law Society. We can provide these investment services if they are an incidental part of the professional services we have been engaged to provide. Regulated by the Solicitors Regulation Authority MOORE BLATCH solicitors
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