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Personal Injury

Personal Injury Solicitors

Had an accident?

If you have been involved in an accident within the last three years which was not your fault you may be entitled to compensation. Please call our personal injury solicitors on 01325 466461. We’ll tell you very promptly whether or not you have a claim worth pursuing.

Win or lose - you pay nothing!

We may be able to offer you protection from paying any legal fees, whether or not you succeed in your claim. While some companies charge fees upfront, we make sure that you don’t have to.

Dedicated team of Personal Injury lawyers

Close Thornton is an established firm of solicitors in Darlington with an excellent reputation for dealing with compensation claims. Our team of personal injury solicitors has over 30 years' experience in this area and aims to provide the highest level of service to our clients.

Shaun Burke who is Senior Partner at Close Thornton heads the department. He has specialised in this area for many years and has successfully handled thousands of personal injury claims ranging from simple whiplash injuries to claims worth hundreds of thousands of pounds. He is a member of the Association of Personal Injury Lawyers. 

Shaun is supported by Kelly Henderson, a solicitor. She also has her own caseload and has built up considerable experience in handling personal injury claims.

A personal and professional service

We take pride in providing local people with a high quality personal service.  As experienced personal injury solicitors you can be confident that your case will be handled in a friendly, efficient and professional manner.

We’ll come to you

 If you are unable to travel, we will visit you at home or in hospital. It’s all part of the service.

You may be able to claim compensation for -

  • Pain and suffering
  • Loss of earnings
  • Damage to your car
  • Inconvenience
  • Private medical treatment
  • Hire costs
  • Damage to clothing
  • Travelling expenses
  • Care from family and friends

Local success stories

A Darlington man was in dispute with his insurance company. He came to us having been offered less than £1000. The case was subsequently settled after 3 years of hard work for over £50,000.

A young child tripped in the street fracturing a bone in his foot. Awarded £3,000.

A local electrician fell from ladders at work injuring his back. Awarded £30,000.

A teacher involved in a road traffic accident suffered a whiplash injury. Awarded £8,000.

A factory worker exposed to loud noise at work suffered industrial deafness. Awarded £6,000.

The Services

  • Accident at Work
  • Road Traffic Accidents
  • Criminal Injury
  • Tripping and Slipping Accidents
  • Medical Negligence
  • Insurance Disputes
  • Litigation
  • Landlord and Tenant Matters
  • Tenancy Disputes
  • Possession Orders


Shaun Burke - Email - Click Here for profile
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Kelly Henderson - Email - Click Here for profile

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