Serious Injury Claims Solicitors

Paschal O’Hare Personal Injury Solicitors are specialists in serious injury claims in Belfast and across Northern Ireland. We understand that dealing with a serious injury can be daunting, upsetting and terrifying. That’s why our friendly serious injury solicitors are here to take care of the entire claims process, allowing you to focus on your recovery.

Serious Injury Solicitors in Northern Ireland

If you’ve been involved in a serious injury in Belfast, or anywhere across Northern Ireland, our team can help. Our expert serious injury solicitors pride themselves on being able to handle each case with the care and compassion that you deserve. We are able to simplify complex issues so that you can understand every step of the serious injury claims process. Our aim is to provide practical, straightforward advice that you can trust.

We take care of everything by surrounding ourselves with industry leaders from various fields and tapping into their expertise. This ensures each serious injury case can progress as seamlessly as possible. We will fight to ensure you receive the serious injury compensation you deserve. 

What is a serious injury?

Serious injuries, also referred to as catastrophic injuries, have a long-term and significant impact on an injuries person’s life. It is either difficult or impossible to fully recover from these types of injuries.


Examples of serious injuries include:

  • Brain injuries
  • Amputation
  • Burns
  • Paralysis
  • Fatal accidents

Because of the complexity of these injuries, it is best to speak with a solicitor who will be able to advise on ways to provide you with the serious injury compensation you deserve.

Common causes of serious injuries in Northern Ireland

Some common causes of serious injuries in Northern Ireland include:

  • Road Traffic Accidents are a major cause of serious injuries in Northern Ireland. We have helped many injury victims that have been involved in:
    • Car accidents
    • Cycling accidents
    • Motorcycle accidents
    • Pedestrian accidents
  • Workplace Accidents sustained at work can be quite serious, particularly in industries such as construction, manufacturing, and agriculture.
  • Slip and Fall Accidents caused by uneven surfaces can lead to serious injuries.
  • Industrial Accidents such as chemical spills, explosions, and machinery malfunctions.
  • Construction accidents including slips and falls, lacerations, as well as heavy machinery accidents.
  • Accidents involving agricultural machinery including tractor and harvester accidents. 

If you suffered a serious injury as a result of an accident that wasn’t your fault anywhere in Northern Ireland, speak with one of our solicitors in Belfast, Glengormley, or Carrickfergus. 

Can I claim for a serious injury?

A serious accident can happen anytime, anywhere. In many cases you may be entitled to bring a claim if you were seriously injured on the road, at work, or even in the hospital. Any claim must be made within 3 years of the date of the accident. If you are unclear whether your claim falls within this period please contact one of our solicitors.  

How long will my serious injury claim take?

It can be difficult to determine how long your claim might take. This is because the time necessary to conclude your claim is determined by the complexity of the injury itself. However, we would be able to advise you regarding this once you have spoken with one of our expert solicitors.

What is my serious injury claim worth?

Each injury is unique and needs to be carefully assessed. The serious injury compensation amount awarded depends on several factors including the severity of the injury as well as financial loss. In order to simplify the process, our website features a helpful claims calculator that can provide you with some helpful guidance.

If you have any questions, please contact our serious injury claim solicitors or visit our offices in Belfast, Glengormley, and Carrickfergus. 

How our serious injury solicitors will help

If you have suffered a serious injury in Northern Ireland, you may be confused, concerned, and unaware of your options. Paschal O’Hare Personal Injury Solicitors will provide you the support and guidance you need during this difficult time.

We understand that serious injuries can have a wide-ranging impact on your life, affecting your ability to work, your financial stability, and your ability to enjoy day-to-day activities. Our team of solicitors has over 50 years of experience handling serious injury claims, and we have the knowledge to ensure that you receive the best possible outcome.

We fully understand that serious injuries impact people’s lives and we are committed to acting on behalf of our clients to ensure that they receive the care they need. By choosing Paschal O’Hare, you can rest assured that you will receive the highest quality legal representation. Our solicitors are here to guide you and provide clarity during this uncertain time. We will work carefully with you to understand the particulars of your case and to create a plan that is suited to your particular requirements. We will fight for your rights and make sure you get the compensation you deserve so you can move on with your life.

Choose the best serious injury solicitors in Northern Ireland

Paschal O’Hare Personal Injury Solicitors are serious injury experts with over 50 years of experience in the personal injury sector. We have helped countless clients navigate the complex pathways of serious injury claims. We pride ourselves on delivering 5-star results over and over again. To speak with one of our serious injury solicitors, please call 0800 020 9311

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“Paschal O’Hare is dedicated to providing exceptional representation to individuals who have suffered serious injuries.”

“Our team of experienced solicitors is here to fight for your rights and ensure that you receive the justice and compensation you deserve.”

“We will take the stress out of your serious injury claim so that you can focus on your recovery.”

Types of Serious Personal Injury

We deal with all kinds of Serious Personal Injuries including:


Case Studies

Serious Injury Claims in Belfast & Northern Ireland

Serious Accident Claims in Northern Ireland FAQs

Under most circumstances, you have 3 years from the day of the accident to begin your claim for your serious injury. It is important that you speak with a solicitor about your accident as soon as possible.

You should speak with your solicitor about what happened to you and how we can help. We’ll be able to examine who is at fault and how best to proceed. We are experts that will guide you through the whole claims process. Furthermore, we can get you the medical support you need and ensure you receive the compensation you deserve.

It is not possible to claim for your serious injury on a “No Win, No Fee” basis in Northern Ireland. If your claim is successful, then all your feeds are usually paid by an insurer.

Perusing a claim in Northern Ireland usually doesn’t cost anything, as your compensation and fees are typically paid by an insurer. 

Yes, it is still possible to claim if you’re partially to blame. Typically, the courts establish liability, determining how blame will impact the level of compensation that you could receive. If you are unsure about who is to blame for your accident, it is always best to speak with one of our solicitors. We will guide you through the whole legal process. 

Unfortunately our firm only deals with serious injury claims if they take place in Northern Ireland.

You can typically bring a serious injury claim accident if it took place within the last 3 years. There are certain exceptions to this rule. If you have any questions about the process, we are happy to speak with you about it.

Yes, in certain circumstances it is possible to claim for both physical and psychological harm. Our solicitors will be able to determine if this is possible and how much compensation you might receive.

It’s important to start collecting evidence including medical records and photos as soon as you can. It will allow you to build a strong foundation for your case. It’s also important to speak with one of our solicitors in order to guide you through the whole personal injury claims process.