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Military Claims

Our military claims team have a wealth of experience representing former and current service personnel with regard to all manner of injury claims.

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What is a Military Claim?

We act for clients anywhere in the world who have been injured in connection with their military service, their work for the Ministry of Defence or private defence contractor work. To make a successful compensation claim for an injury, you must show that it was caused or worsened, at least in part, by someone else’s negligence.

Types of Military Claims

Military compensation claims can involve:

Why choose Bolt Burdon Kemp?

Military specialists

Our success in military cases is based on our in-depth knowledge of military pay and career structures, and how the forces deal with issues like medical treatment, training, equipment and pensions.

Highly Qualified

All our specialist military solicitors are members of Forces Law and the Association of Personal Injury Lawyers.

No win, no fee

Under our ‘no win no fee’ scheme, you won’t have to pay any legal fees if your claim is unsuccessful. We offer service personnel and veterans a 20% preferential rate for deductions from damages in CFA cases.

Coverage

We represent service personnel and veterans who have been injured anywhere in the World.

Highly recommended

The Legal 500 guide has described Bolt Burdon Kemp as: “a dedicated and highly specialised team whose knowledge of the military is second to none”.

Six-figure settlement for delayed ulcerative colitis diagnosis

Our client, a Private in the British Army, suffered a perforated bowel, following a delayed ulcerative colitis diagnosis by army medical professionals. As a result of his injury and subsequent treatment, he was medically discharged and his army career was cut short. We won the case and negotiated a settlement of £575,000.

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Meet our Military Claims Team

Victoria Sedgwick
Senior Solicitor – Part of the Military Claims Team
Gaggan Mawi
Associate – Part of the Military Claims Team
Hannah Swarbrick
Associate – Part of the Military Claims Team
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  • The whole team was excellent. Someone always got back to me and all were very understanding.  I was intending to send a card to the whole team to say thank you but realised that due to COVID-19 none of them would actually be in the office to receive but the…
  • Ahmed gave me clear and precise advice, his communication was good and Charlotte was always very quick to respond to me.  They both listened to my input and at no time did I feel overpowered.  I was kept fully up to date with what was going on and everything was…
    BR
  • Ahmed, we would just like to express how grateful we are for yourself, Gaggan and Charlotte for all of your hard work and time you have spent on my case.  We really appreciate everyone's effort in making my case have such a positive outcome.
    KR
  • You and your team have been excellent, diligent and very patient.  I’d like to say a huge thank you.  Hopefully I never need a solicitor again but if I do it would be a no brainer to proceed with BBK.

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Hear how we helped our client Chris with his military claim

AJAX tank debacle: not so funny for injured Service personnel

Much has been made in the press about the shambles of the AJAX light tank contract.  The tanks were purchased in 2011 and the government…

By Ahmed Al-Nahhas
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Success story: Bullying and sexual harassment in the Royal Navy

We sadly hear from servicewomen who have been subject to sexual harassment during their military service far too often.  The Defence Committee launched an inquiry…

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