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Personal injury

The RCN prides itself on having assisted its members in recovering millions of pounds in compensation each year.

As an RCN member you’re eligible for legal advice and representation for injuries sustained due to the fault of someone else. Whether a workplace injury or not*, we can help you obtain 100% of your compensation. The service is completely free to members, regardless of whether the claim is successful.

We can also help your family and friends if they’ve suffered injury through no fault of their own.

Personal injury claims for RCN members

Accidents happen every day and a serious injury could be life changing. People depend on their wellbeing to provide for their families, support their lifestyle and secure the future of their loved ones. 

If you’ve been injured in an accident or incident that wasn’t your fault, then you shouldn’t have to suffer the costs. As part of your membership we can help you claim compensation for your injuries, medical expenses, and loss of income whatever the cause or nature of your accident.

Strict deadlines apply to personal injury claims so if you think you may need to make a claim don’t delay in contacting us. Find out more about making a claim here and call us on 0345 772 6100 without delay.

Alongside progressing your claim, we can also offer members emotional support and counselling to help during this difficult time. Find out more about our member support services here.

Personal injury claims for friends and family

Do you have friends or family who have been injured through the fault or negligence or another and wish to make a claim for compensation? We can also provide them with expert tailored legal advice, assistance and representation to bring a claim**.

Claims will be underwritten by a highly competitive after the event insurance policy, meaning your loved ones will have peace of mind that they will receive at least 75% of the compensation awarded.

You will also have peace of mind that they are receiving a quality service and one which gives back to the RCN, as any profits made (as a result of costs being paid by the defendant in the case) will come back to the RCN to further support its members. Find out more about making a claim here.

(*in England, Wales and Scotland only. We can support claims for workplace injuries for members in England, Wales, Scotland and Northern Ireland. We can only offer support for claims for non-work related injuries for members in England, Wales and Scotland)

(**in England, Wales and Scotland only)


"I slipped over in a restaurant"

Read how we helped a member with their claim

"A patient punched me at work"

We secured compensation following an employer's breach of duty

"I didn't think it was too bad...then it got worse"

A fall at work left this member with long-term pain

Personal injury claims support is provided by:

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