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Here at Manchester-based Gorvins Solicitors, our specialist Partner, Gary Boyd,  Head of Gorvins’ Military Personal Injury claims department, is an acknowledged expert in the highly specialised field of serious military personal injury.

By the very nature of their chosen careers, members of the Armed forces, fighting gallantly in many theatres, often sustain serious injuries of all types including but not limited to the following list:

Owing to the requirement for high levels of fitness, both physical and mental, members of the forces can often have their careers curtailed, through medical downgrading and/or premature medical discharge, following injury. This can be a devastating experience because members of the forces are often unable afterwards to enjoy comparable careers, not only in terms of remuneration and benefits but also the camaraderie and the rewarding and exhilarating nature of serving in the Armed Forces.

Gorvins Approach to Military Personal Injury Claims

At Gorvins, we passionately believe that Armed Forces personnel and veterans should be afforded the respect and treatment they deserve for their service and sacrifices. We have the knowledge, experience and contacts (with barristers, medical and other experts etc.) to provide a nuanced and holistic service to our military clients. This service from our military claims solicitors includes maximising compensation for injuries and losses and also securing appropriate rehabilitation and support.

We have a wealth of experience, not only in pursuit of civil claims against the Ministry of Defence and other parties, but also Armed Forces Compensation Scheme (‘AFCS’) claims and Criminal Injuries claims.

Contact the Military Claims Solicitors Team

There are a variety of strict time limits for claiming compensation which varies depending on the nature of your injuries and the circumstances surrounding the accident. With this in mind, we suggest contacting Gary Boyd – our dedicated military claims solicitor – as soon as possible to discuss your circumstances.


If you would like to make a claim, you can call us on 0161 930 5117 or send your enquiry into our team via the online contact form.

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What do our clients say?

  • Gary Boyd is praised for great attention to detail ...Legal 500

  • The service received was outstanding and you never gave up ...Mr Liam Sprigg

  • When working with Gary Boyd, I have been impressed by his dedication ...Lady Justice Yip, High Court Judge

  • You have been a great representative, an amazing solicitor ...Kelly Darlow

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Meet the Military Claims team

  • Gary Boyd

    Partner & Head of Military & Serious Sports Injury Claims
    Military Claims

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What Military Claims services do we offer

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  • Chronic Pain Claim

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  • Amputation Claims

    We understand how difficult life can get after a severe accident and how amputations have lifelong consequences

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  • Firearm and Ballistic Injury Claims

    We are experts in the highly specialised field of military claims including those related to firearm/ballistic injuries

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  • Military Brain and Head Injuries

    Treatment of a serious head or brain injury requires a whole host of specialist professionals to help you

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  • Military Criminal Injury Claims

    Criminal Injuries Compensation Overseas (‘CICO’) Scheme has been set up, and is administered by the Veterans Agency.

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    Hearing loss can result from damage to the inner ear caused by exposure to excessive noise and vibrations

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  • Orthopedic Military Injury Claims

    Gorvins are highly specialised in military claims including for (often serious) orthopaedic injuries

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  • Q-Fever Claims

    Many cases of Q fever are initially asymptomatic, and so the infected soldier is at first unaware of their infection

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  • Spinal and Spinal Cord Injury Claims

    We understand that suffering a spinal injury can change your life and the lives of your family significantly

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