Do Slater Heelis take on personal injury claims from across the UK?

Yes, we are full-service law firm providing expert legal advice and support across the whole of the UK. Nonetheless, we are proud of our local beginnings and still hold offices in central Manchester, Sale, and Timperley. As a result, our…

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When is litigation required?

Generally speaking, judges will now expect any disputing parties to have considered or tried alternative forms of dispute resolution before taking a case to court. This extends from large corporate law suits to domestic matters. However, in situations where alternative…

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How long does a dispute take to settle?

The length of time that it takes to resolve a dispute is difficult to predict as it depends on a number of factors, including the complexity of the issues involved, whether the parties decide to litigate, and the willingness of…

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What is alternative dispute resolution?

Litigation is often an expensive process for all parties involved. As such, alternative dispute resolution methods, such as arbitration and mediation, look to resolve legal conflicts and disputes without necessarily needing to resort to a court case. This can be…

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What is litigation?

In litigation, two disputing parties present their case in a court of law, with the judge or jury hearing the case responsible for evaluating the arguments of both sides before making a ruling.

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Is my personal injury claim likely to go to court?

Our personal injury solicitors strive to ensure that claims are settled favourably and amicably out-of-court. In the majority of cases, claims are resolved well before court proceedings. However, there are still some situations which require court proceedings, such as if…

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How long does a claim take?

The length of time it takes to resolve a personal injury case largely depends on the specific aspects of the case. Larger claims, such as industrial or medical negligence, will typically take much longer than a road traffic accident. In…

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How much compensation am I entitled to?

The amount of compensation you are entitled to will vary depending on the severity and type of the injury you have suffered. After examination by a medical professional, we are able to determine the likely impact of the injuries on…

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