Accident and Injury Claims in Jersey

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Accident and Injury Laws in Jersey

Whether you have been involved in a road traffic accident, sustained an injury at work, or suffered due to medical negligence, it is crucial to understand your rights under Jersey law. The Island's legal system recognises the physical, emotional, and financial toll an injury can have, and aims to provide victims with the necessary support and compensation to help them get their lives back on track.

At Benest & Syvret, our experienced legal team will guide you through the process, ensuring you are well-informed and supported every step of the way. We are committed to fighting for your rights and securing the compensation you deserve. We understand that each case is unique, and we tailor our approach to meet your specific needs and circumstances.

Trust us to handle your claim with both professionalism and empathy, providing you with the best possible outcome (under Jersey Law).

Download our brochure on making an accident claim in Jersey.


Whether you've been involved in a minor collision or a serious incident, we understand the physical, emotional, and financial impact it can have on your life.

Road users may experience a variety of issues following an accident, from dealing with insurance companies to securing the necessary medical treatment and rehabilitation. Complications can arise when determining liability or calculating compensation, especially in complex cases involving multiple vehicles, pedestrians, or cyclists. Our dedicated team is here to guide you through these challenges, ensuring that you receive the support and compensation you need to recover and move forward.

We approach every case with sensitivity; understanding that each client's situation is unique. Our focus is always on protecting your rights and interests, whilst helping you navigate through the legal process with as little stress as possible.


Every workplace has a duty of care to its employees, but unfortunately, accidents still occur.

From slips, trips and falls to overexertion and bodily reactions, these incidents can result in significant injury and time off work.

Common workplace injuries include:

  • Overexertion injuries
  • Slips and falls
  • Falls from heights
  • Vehicle crashes
  • Injuries from machinery
  • Repetitive motion injuries
  • Burns and lacerations

It is crucial to understand your rights and options under Jersey law if you've suffered a workplace accident. Our dedicated team at Benest & Syvret is here to guide you through the legal process, ensuring that you receive the support and compensation you deserve. Each case is handled with sensitivity and professionalism, reflecting our commitment to your wellbeing and recovery.


From misdiagnosis and delayed treatment to surgical errors and medication mistakes, these situations can lead to severe health complications and increased recovery time.

Common types of medical negligence include:

  • Misdiagnosis
  • Delayed Diagnosis
  • Surgical Errors
  • Medication Mistakes
  • Childbirth Injuries
  • Anesthesia Errors
  • Failure to Treat

Understanding your rights and legal options under Jersey law is vital if you've been a victim of medical negligence. Our dedicated team at Benest & Syvret is ready to assist you through the legal journey, ensuring that you receive the support and compensation you are entitled to. 

Key Contacts.



Nina has over has over twenty years’ experience in the legal profession in Jersey. She was sworn in as an Advocate…

Clare Woodhouse

Clare Woodhouse

Clare graduated from the University of East Anglia, with a BA in European Cultural Studies followed by a…

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Darry Robinson

Darry is a litigator with broad experience, and has particular expertise in dispute resolution and criminal law.…

Greg Herold-Howes


Greg is an Advocate and an experienced civil, criminal and commercial lawyer specialising in dispute resolution...

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