PCS and its lawyers recovered more than £3million last year in compensation for PCS members and their family members injured in accidents that were not their fault.
The staggering figure demonstrates the importance of the PCS personal injury scheme as a benefit of union membership.
It provides members and their family members with access to high quality, expert legal advice and support, helping to ensure that the impact of an injury – not only the physical pain and emotional trauma but the lost wages, costs of travel for medical treatment, care needs and more – are less of a strain on the victim’s financial resources.
Unlike no win no fee claims firms, the kind that make unwanted phone calls promising instant compensation, many of which will have little interest in a claim unless it is likely to be easy and quick to get an offer of settlement, PCS’s lawyers will always fight for maximum compensation. And unlike those claims firms, and some high street lawyers, the union’s legal service won’t take a large slice of the money – it all goes to the injury victim. Continue readingShare