Recognised experts in traffic accident claims

‘We will gather the evidence to produce the best possible result for you’

Road traffic accidents are all too common. Whether you’ve been injured as a driver, pedestrian, passenger, biker or cyclist, you’ll want compensation to help you get your life back on track.

Making your car accident compensation claim count

Our personal injury team is independently recognised for its high level of expertise in car accident compensation claims. We frequently achieve results exceeding recommendations made by insurance companies and other claims lawyers.

Even seemingly minor injuries, such as whiplash, can leave you with long-term neck and back problems, or lead to more serious conditions such as a chronic pain syndrome. As an accident victim you may suffer both physical and mental problems that affect your life. Find out more about chronic pain conditions. Other injuries may include:

  • Serious injuries
    Those unlucky enough to suffer catastrophic injuries will face life-changing events. An immediate concern will be to get the best possible treatment and rehabilitation programme for the accident victim. Find out more about spinal injury claims, head injury claims and amputation claims.
  • Fatal road accidents
    If you’re affected by the death of someone in a road accident it can change the course of your life. Using our traffic accident claims experts you’ll have the reassurance that you are being handled sympathetically while pursuing your car accident compensation claim. We’ll also relieve you of the burden of dealing with the police or the complexities of the coroner’s court.
  • Long-term conditions
    As an accident victim you may suffer both physical and mental problems that affect your life. Even seemingly minor injuries, such as whiplash, can leave you with long-term neck and back problems, or lead to more serious conditions such as chronic pain.

We’re determined to secure the best results from traffic accident claims for our clients. We have built a reputation on it. We’ll do everything we can so that you can gain the best quality of life possible following your accident.

Our credentials

“What the team is known for: Somerset-based practice that comes recommended for its focus on spinal cord and brain injuries. Also offers niche expertise in areas such as fatal accidents and animal cases. Strengths (Quotes mainly from clients): “They are all very approachable and friendly, and I think that’s the culture that exists throughout the firm. They are a close-knit team.” “They have that mentality of looking after the client first as opposed to their own interests. They always do what’s best for the client.” Notable practitioners: Stuart Brazington (Band 1) offers particular expertise in serious spinal cord and brain injury cases. According to one interviewee, he “knows his cases extremely well” and “has good judgement about which points are likely to be important.” Mark Hambleton (Associate to watch) covers a broad range of personal injury matters, including animal cases, sports injuries and motorcycle accidents. Sources describe him as “always very impressive” and note that he’s “very good with clients.””  Chambers 2017 Somerset

“What the team is known for: Outstanding personal injury practice adept at handling an impressive breadth of claims, including equine matters, industrial disease cases and cycling accidents. Notable expertise in chronic pain and fatal accident cases, as well as offering significant experience in catastrophic injury claims. Strengths (Quotes mainly from clients): “They were all empathetic but businesslike, and this formed absolutely the right mixture. Their advice was delivered to me in exactly the right way.” “They were brilliant and supportive.” Work highlights Acted for a professional jockey in a claim arising from a racing accident in Australia that resulted in complete paraplegia. The case was partially tried at the Royal Courts of Justice in London. Advised the widow of a man killed by a bullock, bringing precedent-setting liability claims under the Animals Act. Notable practitioners: Ian Carrier (Band 1) offers extensive expertise in catastrophic injuries, with a particular focus on spinal and brain claims. Impressed clients describe him as “very experienced and knowledgeable,” and note that he “has a genuine interest in you as a person.” He is also praised for his creative approach to complex cases. Tracy Norris-Evans (Band 1) draws on a wealth of experience in severe injury claims, including paediatric cases and those involving complex neurological issues. She frequently acts as a trustee in high-value settlements. According to one impressed source, Helen Childs (Band 2) was “absolutely superb from the outset” and had “phenomenal attention to detail.” She is held in high regard for her focus on major asbestos-related claims.” Chambers 2017 Oxford and Surrounds

“Royds Withy King sits on the panels for the United Kingdom Acquired Brain Injury Forum and Headway. Department head Louise Hart handles amputation, orthopaedic injuries, chronic pain, PTSD and facial injury matters. Stuart Brazington is also recommended.” Legal 500 2016 South West

“Royds Withy King, Tracy Norris-Evans is renowned for brain injury and paediatric work, and ‘shrewd lawyer and tactician’ Richard Brooks specialises in claims involving animals. Also recommended are Ian Carrier, who is adept in spinal injury claims; and Helen Childs, who leads the industrial diseases practice.” Legal 500 2016 South East

Contact us about traffic accident claims by calling 0800 923 2068 or emailing

I found that Rachel Jones always kept me in the loop by phone call and letters, very easy to talk to. Rachel gives all 100%.
Royds Withy King client

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