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Personal Injury — Compensation

Our dedicated Personal Injury website

At Thomas Dunton, we have a team of highly experienced Personal Injury lawyers.

To reflect their expertise and the wide range and complexities of personal injuries, we have a separate website where we are able to provide extensive information on various types of injuries and of the exemplary service we can offer our clients.

Information about our Personal Injury services are listed below and in the right hand column, or click here to visit our dedicated website for full details of types of accident and injury and the services that we offer.

Personal Injury — Do you have a claim?

If you have suffered an injury at work (including industrial disease), on a sports field, on the road or in a public place or tripped on an unsafe pathway or been injured by a defective product or equipment, you may have a claim.

You may also have a claim if you have been the victim of a criminal assault or suffered through clinical negligence.

Generally to pursue a claim the injury must have occurred within the last three years. However, there are exceptions, for instance for children or where the consequences were not immediately apparent.

Ten reasons to choose Thomas Dunton to represent you:

1.   Specialist Personal Injury Team – we have a specialist team headed by Robert Sardo who, with over 20 years experience,  has Senior Litigator Approved Status with the Association of Personal Injury Lawyers (APIL) and is an Approved Member of the Law Society’s Specialist Personal Injury Panel.

He is a member of the United Kingdom Acquired Brain Injury Forum and the Association of Child Abuse Lawyers.

2.  Qualified lawyer —  When you speak to us you will be talking to a qualified lawyer, not a legal advisor at a call centre.

3.   Free one hour face to face interview —  We offer you a free one hour face to face interview – not just a phone call to an advisor at a call centre. This will enable us to see your injuries, the affect that they have on your health, finances and social life. We are then in the best possible position to judge the merits of your case and provide the best advice. There is no obligation to use our services

4.   Home & Hospital appointments – should you unable to attend our offices, we will be pleased to meet you at your home or hospital.

5.   Maximum compensation — We will strive to achieve the maximum compensation for your injuries.

Did you know that accident victims who turn down an insurer’s initial offer and seek legal advice get on average 2 – 3 times more compensation ?  (Source: The Law Society 2013)

6.   No win, No fee — We can offer you a full range of funding options including “No win, No fee”.

You do not have to pay any upfront costs and there will be nothing to pay should you lose the case.

Please click here to view all the methods of funding available to you.

7.   No hidden costs or extra fees – We will explain everything in detail so you know exactly what your costs are likely to be before you decide whether to instruct Thomas Dunton.

8.   Rehabilitation – something many others overlook but vitally important. Apart from striving for the maximum compensation, we will be actively pursuing the defendant to fund additional medical treatment to enable you to get back to full health as quickly as possible. As a local solicitor we will be familiar with local services such as Osteopathy, Physiotherapy etc.

9.   24 hours Response — We will respond to your enquiry within 24 hours. It is important for your peace of mind that you know someone qualified is looking into your case.

10. Established 40 years – we have been representing clients with personal injuries, ranging from broken limbs to severe brain injuries, within Kent and S E London for 40 years. We are local, professional and trusted.



We will be delighted to advise you in the following areas:

  • Accidents — Road Traffic
  • Accidents — Fatal
  • Accidents at Work and Public Places
  • Accidents — Tripping and Slipping
  • Asbestosis & all Industrial Disease cases (RSI, Hearing Loss, Occupational Asthma)
  • Claims by the elderly
  • Claims on Behalf of Children or Protected Persons
  • Claims relating to disasters both in the UK and abroad
  • Claims arising outside the UK, either for personal injury or clinical negligence.
  • Clinical negligence cases
  • Cosmetic  Surgery Claims
  • Cycling legal requirements and advice
  • Defective  medicinal products
  • Head injuries
  • Hospital   related infections
  • Motorcycle injuries.
  • Rehabilitation
  • Serious injury cases
  • Stress at work claims
  • Video  surveillance of accident victims

Please click here to link with our dedicated Personal Injury website where you will find information on the above subjects.

For further information or to arrange a free interview, please contact us on our Freephone Advice Line 0800 146340 or 01689 822554.

Alternatively, please complete the enquiry form on the right or email us at

We will reply to you within 24 hours.


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