Have you been injured in an accident that wasn't your fault?
If your life and ability to work has been affected by an injury, we can help.
We have helped injured claimants in Barnet, London and throughout the UK get compensation for:
Can I make a claim?
You should be eligible to make an injury claim if your injury occurred:
- within the last three years, and;
- another person was at least partly to blame, and;
- that person owed you a duty of care.
Are there any other considerations?
Yes. There are various other factors that can affect whether a successful no win, no fee claim will be possible, such as the accident circumstances or when the date of knowledge was.
Why not speak to a legally trained expert now on 0800 376 1001 to find out if you have a claim. Alternatively, find out if you have a claim with our Injury Claim Checker:
The amount of money you could claim for your injury will depend on:
- the extent of your injury, and
- any financial losses or costs you have incurred.
At the start of your claim, your solicitor will consider the many ways your injury has affected your life. Your solicitor will take all of these effects into account to calculate the correct compensation award for you.
This calculation will factor in 'general damages' and 'special damages'.
General damages are awarded for pain, suffering and loss of amenity (PSLA).
Awards for general damages are set by the Judicial College and published in their guidelines for personal injury awards.
Special damages are for financial losses and expenses you have incurred as a result of the accident.
What can I claim for after an injury? (see list)
Examples of special damages (losses you can claim for) include:
- Lost earnings (including future earnings)
- Medical treatment costs
- Travel costs
- Costs of care
- Costs of adapting your home or car
Calculate my injury compensation
Calculating how much compensation you can claim for an injury can be complicated.
Our injury compensation calculator tells you if you may have a claim, how much compensation you could claim, and what you can claim for.
Find out what your injury claim could be worth now:
Road accident claims in Barnet
If you have been involved in an accident and hurt on Barnet's roads because of a careless road user, you can make a claim for compensation.
Whether you were hurt in a crash on a roundabout, or have been involved in a hit-and-run on Barnet's roads, this road accident compensation guide explains everything you need to know about the compensation process.Road accident claims
Work accident claims in Barnet
If you have sustained an injury at work in the last three years, you might be able to claim compensation.
Whether you are a full or part-time employee, or a temp working through an agency, our work accident claim guide explains what you need to know about making a successful claim.Work accident claims
Other injury claim types
Injuries in a public place
HSE figures underscore the fact that slips, trips and falls are, by a considerable degree, the most common cause of injury in the North London workplace. Slips and trips are typically the cause of injuries categorised as another type of accident for instance being hit by an object falling from a vehicle or a lake drowning accident. Public liability accident claims injuries, such as sprained wrists occurring on obstructed footpaths are also quite common with street trips having happened on High Street and on Chesterfield Rd.
Medical negligence is the term used when someone is injured or becomes ill as the result of the lack of care of a doctor or other medical professional. If you have been injured by medical negligence, we can help you make a claim against the NHS trust or private clinic at fault.
If you are just looking for a deeper understanding of what happened instead of financial damages, you can raise a formal complaint. To make a formal complaint against Central and North West London NHS Foundation Trust, for example, you can contact Central and North West London NHS Foundation Trust, 350 Euston Road, Regent's Place, London.
Read more about No win, no fee clinical negligence claim
More injury claim types
We understand the change an injury claim makes to people who have been impacted by serious and catastrophic injury. By reducing the financial pressure a serious injury puts on an injured person, compensation allows individuals to focus on recovery and rehabilitation. Quittance's panel of specialist serious injury solicitors have for many years helped claimants impacted by serious accidents. Injuries and medical conditions held to be catastrophic or serious include deep vein thrombosis, mesothelioma and degloving injuries.
Read more about No win, no fee catastrophic injury claims
Barnet No win, no fee Solicitors
A No Win, No Fee agreement protects injured claimants by ensuring that they will not need to pay any legal fees if their claim is unsuccessful. This agreement is also called a Conditional Fee Agreement or CFA.
Under a CFA, Barnet injury claimants will also not have to pay any fees upfront.
The Quittance No Win, No Fee guarantee
Our No Win, No Fee solicitors have helped injured people in Barnet, London and throughout the UK make a claim without any financial risk to you.
What do I pay if I win my injury claim?
Your injury solicitor will receive a success fee when they settle your injury claim. This fee is deducted from your final compensation.
By law, a solicitor's success fee can be up to a maximum of 25%, whichever law firm you choose.
You can discuss the success fee percentage with your injury lawyer, before the claim process starts.
What do I pay if I do not win my injury claim?
You will not have to pay any legal fees if your solicitor does not win your injury claim. Your solicitor may take out insurance to ensure there will be nothing to pay.
We can help
Specialist solicitors with an excellent track record of securing injury compensation for claimants.
Your lawyer will work hard to ensure you receive a compensation settlement that accurately reflects the pain, suffering and losses you have incurred as the result of your injury.
If would like to start a No Win No Fee claim, or have any questions at all, speak to us.
We are open 8am to 9pm weekdays, 9am to 6pm on Saturday, and 9.30am to 5pm on Sunday.
Call us FREE 0800 376 1001 or arrange a callback:
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What is Quittance's track record of injury claims in Barnet?
Quittance Legal Services is a UK-wide panel of specialist personal injury solicitors that assists claimants in Barnet, London and throughout the UK, get the best possible compensation settlement.
The solicitors have helped 100's of injured claimants throughout London get compensation for a range of injury circumstances, including road accidents and accidents in the office.
Local medical appointments, convenient home appointments (if required) and experienced claims specialists, mean making a claim is as clear and straightforward as possible.
Do you work on 100% No Win, No Fee?
If your claim is not successful, 100% of the solicitor's fees are covered. With nothing to pay up front, you only pay a success fee if your solicitor wins your case.
Will you need to select a local injury lawyer?
The location of a law firm is not especially critical as injury cases are normally managed by phone and email.
You will need to instruct a solicitors' firm that provides national medical centres (possibly even home visits) as you will almost always need to attend a medical assessment.
Reviews for lawyers in Barnet
There is often no substitute for picking up the phone and talking to a solicitor about your claim. Before picking up the phone, looking up injury lawyer reviews should give you a better idea of the level of service on offer.
You should be aware that the amount of compensation you get to keep can vary considerably from firm to firm (2015 research). No Win, No Fee solicitors will expect you to pay a success fee and an ATE insurance premium. For a broken leg, for example, the compensation you actually keep could vary from £14,520 to £22,440 depending on the fees charged by your lawyer.
Can I claim for someone else?
Yes. In certain circumstances, it is possible to claim compensation on behalf of another person in the capacity of a 'litigation friend'.
If an injured person is either too young or vulnerable, too injured or otherwise unable to claim on their own behalf, their litigation friend can handle the claim process on behalf of the injured person.
The litigation friend will be responsible for communicating with the solicitors, and for making decisions in respect of the claim.
Can I claim if I was partly responsible for an accident?
You may still be able to claim compensation even if you contributed to your accident or to your injuries.
However, if you were partly to blame (known as contributory negligence), your compensation may be reduced and it may be more difficult to prove liability.
How long will my claim take?
The length of time needed to secure compensation can vary considerably.
For example, straightforward car accident claims can settle in a matter of weeks, whereas complex medical negligence cases can take years.
Injury claims can also take longer if it is not clear who is responsible for your injury, or if liability is denied by the defendant.
Taken from average case times, this table sets out approximately how long personal injury claims take to settle:
Personal injury claim type
Estimated claim duration*
4 to 9 months
6 to 9 months
12 to 36 months
12 to 18 months
6 to 9 months
3 to 4 months**
12 to 18 months**
**Official Criminal Injuries Compensation Authority (CICA) Government agency and Motor Insurers’ Bureau (MIB) figures.
Will I have to go to court?
Highly unlikely. The vast majority of claims that are settled by the solicitor panel are settled out of court.
Only a very small percentage (approx. 5%) of personal injury claims go to court. Generally, only very complex cases, or those where liability cannot be resolved, end up in court.
Cases that do ultimately go to court are held in front of a judge, not a jury.
Will I have to go to a solicitor's office?
No. You will not need visit a solicitor's office. As with most professional services, it is no longer necessary to meet face to face with your solicitor. Personal injury claims are dealt with via email, post and telephone.
Should you need to have a medical, this will be arranged at a medical centre near you or at your GP's surgery.
Can I get an early compensation payment?
If you suffer financial hardship as a result of an injury, you may be able to claim an interim compensation payment.
An interim payment is a partial settlement of your claim which is paid before your claim is concluded. The amount you receive in interim payments would then be deducted from your final compensation settlement or award.