When you receive a significant compensation payment as part of a personal injury claim, it may affect your entitlement to receive certain means-tested state benefits.
Means tested benefits are calculated by taking into account your income, savings and capital assets.
Means tested benefits currently include:
- Housing benefit
- Council Tax support
- Pension Credit
- Universal Credit
How we can help to support you if you have concerns about your benefits:
We partner with specialist financial and social advisers to help to relieve the stress and worry you may find yourself in when a member of your family has been injured.
We work with trained independent advisers to provide you with solutions in the following areas:
- Benefit & Tax Credits
The team to trust when you need help and support
We have extensive experience acting on behalf of people suffering from a full range of serious injuries and work with Citizens Advice to find the best solutions for you. If you are concerned about your financial situation at the conclusion of your injury claim, we can help you in a variety of ways, including setting up a Trust to secure your compensation award for the future.
We pride ourselves on being trusted, independent, successful and helpful in all cases with our clients, supporting you at every step of the way.