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Your friend may have a claim for personal injury against the defendant, HM Prison Service for which their Insurers will be “on risk” and pay any damages and costs settlement or court award in your friend's favour.
Your friend should instruct a firm of specialist claimant personal injury solicitors who will be able to act for you on a Conditional Fee Agreement Basis (“CFA”) (“No-Win, No-Fee”) whereby you will not pay your own legal costs if you lose the claim, but if you are successful, the defendant’s insurers will pay your legal costs as well as your damages.
Your solicitors will be able to take your friend through the claims process, arrange expert medical examinations and other investigative and rehabilitation treatment on your behalf and argue for the highest damages settlement from the defendant based on your injuries and other financial losses, such as loss of employment earnings as a result of you being off work.
You have three years to issue court proceedings from the date of the accident or the date you knew or ought to have known that you had sustained an actionable injury as a result of the defendant’s conduct. Therefore, if you are going to bring a claim, I recommend that you take action as soon as possible by instructing claimant personal injury solicitors.
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