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Domestic Violence Solicitor

If you have suffered injuries due to domestic violence, our specialised domestic abuse and violence team are here to assist you in claiming the compensation you need. With years of expertise in assisting those who have been victim to domestic violence law, we are dedicated to helping you rebuild your life and get support for your wellbeing after enduring traumatic experiences through no fault of your own. We can help you navigate any aspect of making a no win, no fee personal injury claim.

We've helped many people across Yorkshire to make claims for domestic abuse injuries. Ramsdens is known for delivering pragmatic legal advice and a tailored service that handles the sensitive aspects of such claims. As Law Society-accredited experts in the field, we understand the emotional and physical suffering you have likely gone through. That's why we commit ourselves to approach your case with the utmost diligence and aim to secure the compensation you need.

Reach out to us today by calling 01484 821 500, or fill out our online enquiry form and we will contact you to discuss your case at a time convenient for you.

How our domestic violence law experts can help you

When you first contact us, we'll arrange a confidential consultation to discuss your circumstances and evaluate how best we can assist you. During this consultation, we'll outline what you can expect from filing a domestic violence injury claim, including the steps involved, our responsibilities, your claim's chances of success, and the potential compensation amounts you may be entitled to.

If you decide to proceed with your claim, we'll start by gathering evidence that proves your claim. This can range from photographs of your injuries to medical records, police reports or documentation of financial losses you've incurred as a result of your injuries. Given our extensive experience with domestic abuse cases, we can also put you in contact with qualified medical professionals who can assess your injuries and provide reports and advice.

We recognise that gathering evidence can be emotionally taxing. We'll discuss any evidence that you might need to assist us with and guide you through the process, minimising stress and intrusion on your life. Your recovery is important, and we aim to strike a balance between building a strong case and allowing you the time and space to recover. In certain circumstances, we may be able to secure an early compensation payout for you, enabling you to access immediate care and support.

By choosing Ramsdens Solicitors, you're putting your trust in seasoned experts committed to securing the compensation you deserve while also prioritising your wellbeing and recovery.

What types of injuries can you make a domestic violence personal injury claim for?

We understand that injuries sustained from domestic violence aren't just physical; they can also be psychological. Our team is familiar with the complexity and breadth of injuries that victims can suffer from, and are adept at handling claims that involve various types of injuries. Below are some examples of injuries you may be able to claim for

  • Bruises, cuts and abrasions
  • Broken or fractured bones
  • Burns or scalds
  • Head injuries, including concussions
  • Sexual assault injuries

As well as these, you may also be able to claim for symptoms of anxiety and depression, loss of self-esteem or confidence, post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) and general emotional distress.

Making a domestic abuse injury claim

Making a domestic abuse/violence injury claim can be a challenging process, but with the right legal support, it can also be a critical step towards your recovery. At Ramsdens, our domestic violence and abuse specialist team is committed to ensuring you have a clear understanding of each stage involved in making a claim. Here's a general overview of what to expect:

  • Initial consultation: your journey begins with an initial consultation, where our domestic violence lawyers will discuss your circumstances in a confidential setting. During this consultation, we will evaluate the viability of your claim, outline what you can expect in terms of compensation, and explain the roles and responsibilities involved.
  • Gathering evidence: as discussed above, we will work to gather evidence to support your claim, which is one of the most important parts of the process. Your cooperation may be invaluable at this stage, although we aim to handle this process with the utmost sensitivity, considering the traumatic nature of your experiences.
  • Submitting the claim: once we have compiled a strong body of evidence, we will formally present your injury claim and correspond with the Criminal Injury Compensation Authority (CICA), following which, ia CICA representative will consider and put forward proposals to conclude your claim. 

Throughout this process, we will maintain transparency, providing you with regular updates and dedicated support from our team of domestic abuse solicitors. We recognise the courage it takes to confront your experiences and seek justice, and we're here to stand by you every step of the way.

Why Choose Ramsdens for your domestic abuse solicitors?

We have aided countless individuals in obtaining the compensation that is vital for their recovery and sustenance, especially when taking time off work or undergoing treatments becomes essential. When it comes to domestic violence injury claims, our specialist team brings decades of insight and experience, in-depth knowledge and unwavering commitment to the table.

When you choose to work with us, you're choosing a team of seasoned professionals who are not just experts in their field but are also compassionate and sensitive to your unique situation.

Moreover, our no win, no fee policy ensures that you can proceed with your domestic violence injury claim without any undue financial burden. In the unlikely event that we are unsuccessful in obtaining compensation for you, you won't be obligated to pay our legal costs.

Choosing Ramsdens Solicitors means choosing a firm that places your wellbeing at the forefront. We are not just here to win cases; we are here to help you begin your recovery journey.

Contact us

If you have suffered injuries due to domestic abuse, speak to our team as soon as you are able to and we'll guide you through everything you need to know. Call us today on 01484 821 500 or fill out an online contact form and we'll be in touch at a time suitable for you.