Helping your spinal injury claim go smoothly

‘Doing all we can to help you provide security for your future’

If you have a spinal injury it can change your life forever. So if someone’s medical negligence caused it, you need to make sure you have an expert solicitor on your side to start working on a spinal injury claim as soon as possible.

Support focused on your needs

Whether your spinal injury has been caused by inadequate treatment or a failure to recognise the seriousness of your situation, we know how to manage a spinal injury compensation claim.

  • Expert help in any situation
    Your spinal injury could have arisen due to failed diagnosis, inadequate surgery or inadequate care following surgery. We have a broad experience of every type of spinal injury compensation claim and can help address your concerns.
  • Specialist advice
    Your situation will of course be unique, but our years of experience in the spinal injury compensation claim arena mean we will have experienced a similar case in the past. Our clinical negligence team have excellent links with leading spinal experts and can call on the best advice available in the field.
  • Funds to help give a better quality of life
    Sadly, your spinal injury may mean you can never return to full health. However, we’ll do all we can to help your spinal injury claim succeed, which could support a better quality of life, as well as deliver security for your future and the highest possible level of independence.



Our credentials

“A premier Somerset firm with experience of a broad range of high-value matters, including catastrophic birth injury claims. Routinely engaged on cerebral palsy cases and spinal injury claims, and offers expertise in weight loss surgery and dental negligence matters. Strengths (Quotes mainly from clients): “Withy King were caring and understood us. They listened to our concerns and needs, and helped in whichever way they could.” “They are incredibly organised, easy to approach and they have a very supportive team who are incredibly sympathetic.” Notable practitioners: Head of department Simon Elliman (Band 1) oversees an array of complex claims, including cerebral palsy and spinal injury matters. In addition he acts on dental negligence cases. Sources say: “He is very able and he inspires confidence through calmness.” Market observers consider Paul Rumley (Band 1) “a very approachable lawyer with vast experience on high-value and complex cases.” He handles a range of matters including birth injury claims, fatal accidents and delay in diagnosis of cancer claims.” Chambers 2017 Somerset

“Highly commended firm with an excellent reputation across a broad spectrum of clinical negligence matters. Routinely acts on catastrophic cases including brain and spinal injury claims. Also noted for its handling of matters arising from amputation, delayed diagnosis and weight loss surgery. Strengths (Quotes mainly from clients): “They’ve been amazing. They spoke to me on a level I understood. They are very understanding and compassionate and they advised me well the whole way through.” Notable practitioners: Head of department Richard Coleman (Band 1) offers vast experience of complex claims involving cerebral palsy, spinal injury and bariatric surgery, among other matters. “He is very good at negotiating settlements in difficult cases” and “doesn’t lose sight of the human aspect of it all,” assert sources.” Chambers 2017 Oxford and surrounds

“Royds Withy King is a ‘leading firm’ for catastrophic birth injury cases. Key figures include practice head Simon Elliman, who handles dental negligence, cerebral palsy and spinal injury claims; ‘first-rate solicitor’ Paul Rumley; and Kerstin Kubiak, who stands out for her ‘exceptional analysis’.” Legal 500 2016 South West 

“The ‘knowledgeable, dependable and competent’ team at Royds Withy King is led by ‘astute strategist’ Richard Coleman and includes Tracy Norris-Evans, who is ‘extremely knowledgeable and committed to her clients’.” Legal 500 2016 South East

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Contact us now to find out how we can advise on taking out a spinal injury claim

I could not fault the service. Richard gave excellent communication and advice and really fought my corner for me. He went on when I thought all was lost.

Royds Withy King client

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