• Lesley Herbertson has settled a complex cerebral palsy claim for £10.6 million
  • Potter Rees Dolan were on the Legal 500 Awards 2018 insurance shortlist for the North West
  • Helen Dolan, specialist catastrophic medical negligence lawyer, recovered compensation in excess of £29million for clients with a brain injury (including cerebral palsy) in 2016
  • Hugh Potter secured a settlement figure of just under £13 million thanks to change in discount rate
  • Rachel Rees, expert personal injury lawyer, recovered over £15 million in compensation for clients with a brain injury last year
  • We secured an interim payment of £2.1 million for 20 year old with cerebral palsy to purchase a permanent home - official judgment to follow shortly

Welfare Benefits Solicitors

Welfare benefits can help you financially should you suffer a serious personal injury and be unable to work as a result. You may also be entitled to them if you have not been injured, depending on your circumstances. The experienced team at Potter Rees Dolan is here to provide the guidance you need to get the financial help to which you are entitled.

It is not something most of us think about, but were you to suffer a serious personal injury that affected your ability to work, how would this affect your financial situation, and would you be able to cope?

If you find yourself out of work through injury, you may be entitled to claim welfare benefits. Speak to the caring and dedicated team at Potter Rees Dolan today to discuss your situation and receive the advice you need. We are a committed and professional law firm that looks after our clients every step of the way. Call us on 0800 027 2557 or complete the online enquiry form on this page.

Welfare benefits explained

Even if you have not been injured, would you know where to get legal help if you require advice and assistance regarding welfare benefits entitlement?

The Department for Work and Pensions (DWP) provides a range of welfare benefits to sick, injured and disabled people, their carers and families. Some welfare benefits are there to:

  • Help injured and people with disabilities and their carers who are unable to work at all
  • Help injured and people with disabilities and their carers who are unable to earn as much

Click here for more information on welfare benefits available for people of working age.

How we can help

The welfare benefits rules and application forms can be complicated. At Potter Rees Dolan we have a dedicated welfare benefits supervisor who works closely with our clients after injury. We talk to clients in depth to find out about their personal circumstances, doing all we can to ensure they are claiming all of the welfare benefits to which they are entitled.

We offer the following services:-

  • Advice on entitlement to welfare benefits
  • Obtaining relevant claim forms
  • Assistance completing specialist claim forms
  • Assistance with benefit appeals
  • Representation at benefit appeal tribunals, where appropriate
  • Advice regarding setting up Personal Injury Trusts to protect your benefit entitlement post settlement

The Potter Rees Dolan welfare benefits supervisor is a qualified solicitor with substantial relevant experience We operate at the highest quality level and achieve an excellent success rate in benefits appeals.

We also launched a pro bono initiative that will guarantee a free initial assessment and written advice. Ongoing free advice or assistance will be provided in many cases.

Get in contact

If you would like to speak in confidence or need advice about welfare benefits, call us on 0800 027 2557 or complete the online enquiry form on this page - we will be more than happy to help. You can also email our welfare benefits supervisor by filling out an enquiry form here.

If you would like to read what our clients have to say about our welfare benefits services, click here.

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