A witness is a person who has information that is relevant to a legal case, and who is able to provide testimony in court or in a deposition.

In the context of a personal injury claim, a witness can be anyone who has information that is relevant to the case, such as a person who saw the accident happen, a medical expert, or a person who has knowledge of the circumstances surrounding the accident.

As a claimants, a witness can provide evidence that can be used to support your claim. Your solicitor will likely reach out to potential witnesses and take statements or depositions to gather evidence to support your claim.

The testimony of a witness can be critical to the outcome of your claim, and it's essential that your solicitor is able to identify, locate and interview potential witnesses.

Sometimes when making a claim, both the claimant and the defendant to have their own witnesses, and the court will hear from both sides.

If you are required to give testimony as a witness, your solicitor will help you to prepare and give your testimony in the best way possible.

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Chris Salmon, Director

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