Insurance

The Insurance Department is one of the largest departments within Forbes. Operating exclusively out of offices in Leeds, Manchester and Blackburn, we strive to offer clients a tailored service to meet all their legal requirements.

We see our role not simply as defendant lawyers, but part of a team approach that can benefit our clients overall business proposition/operation. We offer clients a specialist and tailored service to meet all their civil litigation requirements for areas including:

  • Casualty Claims
  • Retail
  • Fraud
  • Housing
  • Social Services and Abuse
  • Complex Claims / Catastrophic Injury
  • Construction
  • Disease
  • Regulatory and Inquests

Forbes has over 40 years' experience in handling all manner of insurance claims. We currently represent over 50 local authority and 50 housing authorities nationally. We also work with a number of national well-known companies in the retail and construction markets. In addition, we act for emergency services, LEAs, schools, universities and colleges. We also have long-standing relationships with from some of the country’s largest insurers, companies and claims handlers.

Shortlisted - Modern Law Awards 2015 - Team of the Year

Claims Innovations Awards 2015 - Winner

Shortlisted - Personal Injury Awards 2015 - Defendant Personal Injury Team of the Year

ALARM Corporate Sponsor - silver

ALARM Conference Sponsor - silver

21 Mar 2019

Insurance

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At Forbes Solicitors 'clients receive real personal attention from people who know their stuff. The team is hardworking and knowledgeable and is very comfortable with high-value claims'.

2018-19 edition Legal 500

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Forbes Solicitors' 'professional, approachable and reliable' personal injury practice attracts praise for its 'traditional client-centric personal service'.

2018-19 edition Legal 500

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With 'extensive knowledge' that 'inspires confidence', the department at Forbes is led by managing partner Martin Crabtree.

2014 edition Legal 500

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Forbes is "absolutely fantastic - nothing is too much trouble".

2011 edition Legal 500

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The Team "Deliver a consistently high quality service across the board"

2010 Edition Chambers UK

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It is easy to support organisations that I have complete confidence in. Excellent, fast, straight to the point work, no procrastination, which in turn means no racking up of fees.

Liability Operations Manager

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During the ten years I have experienced with Forbes I have always without exception received a first class service.

Insurance Officer
Metropolitan Borough Council

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You won the Tender based on talent and quality.

- report following successful tender for a Metropolitan Borough Council

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I owe you and your colleagues a lot. I appreciate all the assistance you and Forbes have offered me both professionally and personally.

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