Personal injury claims and accident compensation

If you’ve been injured in an accident that was not your fault – for example, in a road traffic accident or an accident at work – we can help you obtain compensation. Complete our online accident form for a no-obligation assessment of your claim. For details of recent awards to our clients read our success stories PDF.

Our specialist team of personal injury solicitors includes members of the Law Society Personal Injury Panel, the Association of Personal Injury Lawyers, the Spinal Injuries Association (SIA) and Headway (the charity for those with serious head injuries).

No win, no fee

Our premier service is provided on a ‘no win, no fee’ basis. If you have a strong case we will pursue it tenaciously, and if you lose you will have no liability for our costs or associated expenses.

Quality care from your own dedicated lawyer

We pride ourselves on the quality of the care we deliver to our clients. We do not accept instructions from Accident Management companies, nor do we allow our clients to enter costly loan agreements to fund the case.

You’ll receive personal attention from a dedicated personal injury lawyer who will handle your case from start to finish, pursuing it vigorously to obtain the best settlement as quickly as possible.

Your claim could arise from any number of circumstances, including:

  • Slipping or tripping
  • An accident at work
  • A road traffic accident
  • An accident in someone else's home or in a public place
  • Clinical negligence
  • A holiday accident
  • Injury caused by an animal

Our personal injury lawyers have many years’ experience in helping accident victims. We offer support and guidance and deliver results. You can make an appointment to see us at any of our offices or, if you prefer, in your home. Email Personal Injury Services Partner Iona Smith today or call us on 01424 730 945 to discuss how we can help you.


What our clients say

QuoteI would like to thank you for all your help and advice over the past two years in finalising my claim for injuries received. Your professionalism and knowledge was first class. I am very satisfied with the outcome. Hopefully, I will never be in the same position again but if I were, I would have no hesitation in contacting you again or recommending you to others.

Mrs Jennifer Collins

QuoteWhen my husband was diagnosed with mesothelioma at the DGH here in Eastbourne I was advised by the consultant to find a lawyer as we would have to seek compensation from his employers. I was advised of several London firms of solicitors. We were already clients of Gaby Hardwicke so I decided to telephone them and ask if they had a department to deal with such matters.

Iona Smith came to see us both. I felt confident with her and we instructed them to act on Chris's behalf. After Chris died of the disease, I went to see a barrister here in Eastbourne at their offices. Everything was clearly explained to me about the compensation. I did not have to go to court and we were successful with our claim. I would advise anyone in my position to seek a local solicitor as I felt very regarded and well looked after.

Pennie D'Oyly-John

QuoteMy sincere thanks for all your hard work on my behalf; if it were not for your patience , professionalism and efficiency this outcome would never have been reached. I am happy to recommend you and your firm to anyone in a similar plight.

Sheila Hensher


Based in East Sussex but serving a much wider area, Gaby Hardwicke Solicitors has offices in Eastbourne, Hailsham, Bexhill and Hastings.

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