Updated: Sunday, 31st July 2016
If you are based in Balsall Common or anywhere else in the UK, our lawyers are able to help with your claim and we will always arrange a medical report at a centre near you .
Making a personal injury claim
Compensation claims must usually be made within 3 years of the injury.
To win a personal injury case, your solicitor must demonstrate:
- You were owed a duty of care by the Defendant
- That duty was breached by the Defendant
- The Defendant's breach caused your injury or illness
Making your claim sooner should enable your lawyer to gather evidence and witness statements.
How do you select the best no win no fee personal injury lawyer to represent you?
Compensation for a claim for compensation can take months, and even years in the most serious claims, to be agreed. The SRA regulates all solicitors, however service levels can vary.
Given the impact your legal representative can have on your experience of making a claim, picking an injury lawyer that matches your needs is a crucial first step.
Will I have to choose a lawyer near me?
Claimants are not restricted to local firms and can make a selection based on the success fee a solicitor charges or other service factors.
The only element of a personal injury claim that usually needs a local service provider is the medical. This exam is carried out in partnership with a member of our national medical network.
Your lawyer will arrange for a medical practitioner in your area to conduct your medical.
Injury lawyer reviews in Balsall Common - What to look for
Talking to a solicitor about your case is an easy way to identify whether they are a good fit. Before you call, checking personal injury solicitor reviews should give you a clear understanding of the difference between service levels offered by firms.
Compensation is limited to costs you have had to bear as a result of the injury and by guidelines set out by the Judicial College. Experience can also have an impact on the amount of compensation your solicitor will be able to negotiate. Get more information about how much you can claim.
Once a settlement has been agreed, solicitors working on a no win no fee basis will usually charge a success fee and ATE insurance premium. For example, deductions from a Claimant's compensation for mesothelioma could vary between £56,650 and £101,750 (based on 2015 market research).
The key issue to be aware of is how much of your compensation will be taken to cover these fees.
Compensation cases Quittance handles in Balsall Common and West Midlands
Our network of experienced lawyers have assisted clients in Balsall Common whose accident circumstances ranged and led to serious injuries.
Serious injury solicitors serving Balsall Common
Quittance's team understand the vital difference an injury claim can make to the lives of severely injured Claimants. A successful claim will lessen the impact of bills other financial issues and take the pressure off an injured Claimant enabling them to focus on rehabilitation.
Medical negligence in Balsall Common
Clinical negligence, in the past known as known as medical negligence, is the term used to describe a failure to carry out a responsibility on the part of a medical professional. Our select panel of personal injury solicitors acting for West Midlands and Balsall Common have handled medical negligence legal action filed against NHS and private hospitals including Spire Parkway Hospital, 1 Damson Parkway, Solihull, B91 2PP.
Road traffic compensation claims
Accidents involving vehicles in Balsall Common are common with statistics showing 2 fatal accidents, 41 serious accidents and 320 slight accidents in 2013 in Solihull (Total events were 363 council area. In 2014 accidents increased to 380.
Our panel of specialist legal advisors are experienced in in obtaining the highest settlements for anyone who has been injured in a car or motorbike crash in Balsall Common.
Quittance has assisted Claimants, from building site contractors to advice workers, to secure financial compensation awards. Accident at work statistics for the Solihull local authority are published in accordance with legislation by the Health and Safety Executive:
|Workplace accidents in Solihull Local Authority (RIDAGGR)||2011/12||2012/13||2013/14|
|Machinery related injury||2||5||8|
|Harmful substance exposure (e.g. PVC)||8||3||1|
|Fall from height||22||19||26|
|Animal related (e.g. livestock)||1||2||4|
|Slip, trip, fall same level||106||103||107|
|Hit by vehicle||6||10||6|
|Hit by object||39||22||38|
|Trapped underneath something||0||4||0|
Slip, trip and fall accidents
Health and Safety statistics highlight the fact that employee slips and trips are the most prevalent cause of accidents leading to injury at work in West Midlands and the UK. Slips and trips are frequently related to injuries incorrectly attributed to other causes such as being hit by a runaway vehicle or an exposure to an explosion accident. Public place (Solihull local authority) compensation claims for injuries such as broken ankles suffered on pavement cracks are also common with trips having happened on Station Road and on Oldwich Lane East.
Balsall Common No Win, No Fee Personal Injury Solicitors
No Win, No Fee agreements secure clients from the requirement to pay their solicitor's fees if the claim is not won.
A 'success fee' is charged by solicitors who work under a No Win, No Fee agreement (Conditional Fee Agreement). The fee will be paid out of your compensation and will be in most cases 25%.
Will you have to pay any extra costs?
We warrant No Win, No Fee means you will not pay any of your solicitor's fees if you do not win your claim. Click here for more information about Quittance's No Win, No Fee.
Whether you are ready to start you claim now or are simply looking for more information, Quittance can help.
Get your questions answered
Before you instruct a lawyer you should arm yourself with information. This helps you make the right choice for your future.
Get answers to popular questions asked by people looking for claims advice on the frequently asked questions page.
Get your claim for compensation underway
Call the Quittance team on 0800 612 7456 or 0333 344 6575 to commence your claim, or start a personal injury claim here.
Our team of experts are ready to help. You can phone 0800 612 7456 or request a free callback.