Updated: Saturday, 6th August 2016
Whether you live in Barrow upon Soar or anywhere else in England or Wales, our injury lawyers can assist with your claim and we will always arrange a medical report at a local medical centre.
Making an injury claim
Claims for compensation must, in most cases, be made within 3 years of an injury.
People with certain illnesses or conditions like asbestosis may still be eligible for compensation even if the illness was triggered by events some years ago. The date of knowledge, or diagnosis is what matters in such cases.
To win a personal injury case, your solicitor must prove that the Defendant owed you a duty of care, that this duty of care was breached by the Defendant, and the breach was the cause of your injury.
Answers and both practical and legal advice will be offered through a free phone consultation with a Barrow upon Soar-specialist solicitor.
How do you choose the best no win no fee personal injury lawyer?
Finding a suitable legal representation to help you is a crucial step towards claiming the highest settlement or award.
With approximately 100 offices within 25 miles of Barrow Upon Soar (according to the Solicitors Regulation Authority website in 2015) - how do you ensure you instruct the best law firm for your needs?
Do you have to choose a lawyer in Barrow upon Soar?
You do not need to choose a law firm near you.
The only element of a personal injury claim that usually does require a local service is the medical. This exam is carried out in partnership with a member of our national medical network.
Reviews for solicitors in Barrow upon Soar
Solicitors have a wide range of approaches to handling cases and clients, from more casual and friendly to strictly professional. 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 restricted by the expenses you have incurred 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. Find out more here.
The key issue to be aware of is how much of your compensation will be taken to cover these fees.
Cases we conduct in Barrow upon Soar
Quittance's panel of solicitors have assisted Claimants get compensation for a range of injuries.
Barrow upon Soar specialists for serious injury compensation claims
The lasting impact serious and catastrophic injury can have will be understood by the Courts when they are calculating a claim.
By limiting the financial stress a major injury imposes on a Claimant, compensation enables Claimants to concentrate on their recovery and rehabilitation. Our panel of expert law firms have aided families claim damages for a wide range of severe conditions and injuries. Injuries categorised as serious and catastrophic include hydrocarbon poisoning, eye injuries and deep vein thrombosis.
Slip, trip and fall injuries
Officially reported statistics stress the fact that slips, trips and falls are the most frequent cause of accidents leading to injury at work in Leicestershire. Slips and trips are sometimes lead to accidents attributed to other causes for instance being hit by an object falling from a lifting machinery, being trapped by something collapsing or an asphyxiation accident. Public place (Charnwood local authority) litigation for injuries like cheekbone fractures occurring on obstructed footpaths are also common with dislodged paving slab trips having occurred on Main St and on Chapel Lane.
Medical and clinical negligence in Barrow Upon Soar
Clinical negligence (at one time known as medical negligence) is the term used to describe a failure to carry out a responsibility by a doctor, GP, surgeon or other healthcare professional, either private or NHS. Our expert panel of injury lawyers acting for Barrow Upon Soar have assisted with claims filed against healthcare providers including Loughborough Hospital, Hospital Way, Loughborough, Leicestershire, LE11 5JY.
Road accidents in Barrow Upon Soar
Road traffic accidents involving vehicles in Barrow Upon Soar are not uncommon. Police repoetrs reveal that there were a total of 1889 accidents (1703 slight accidents, 162 serious accidents and 24 fatal accidents) in 2013 in Leicestershire local authority district. By 2014 accidents increased to 1,915.
Quittances group of expert no win, no fee injury solicitors have vast experience in obtaining optimum general and special damages for Claimants who have been hurt in a road accident in Barrow Upon Soar.
Accidents in the workplace
We have helped Claimants, from lathe operators to applications programmers, to seek financial compensation. Accident at work figures in the Charnwood local authority are compiled under RIDDOR by the HSE in the following table:
|Workplace accidents in Charnwood Local Authority (RIDAGGR)||2011/12||2012/13||2013/14|
|Fire related (e.g. scars)||0||1||1|
|Harmful substance exposure (e.g. radiation poisoning)||2||2||1|
|Fall from height||17||13||9|
|Lifting and handling injuries||75||25||36|
|Slip, trip or fall (not from height)||50||48||42|
|Hit by vehicle||4||4||2|
|Struck by object||24||19||10|
|Trapped by something collapsing||0||0||3|
How No Win, No Fee personal injury solicitors look after Barrow upon Soar claims for compensation
In the event that you do not win your case, a No Win, No Fee agreement between you and the lawyer means that the solicitor's legal costs will not be charged. Were the case to be won, your legal costs are paid by the Defendant (or their insurer).
No Win, No Fee - Guaranteed
Some solicitors may charge additional fees should the case end prematurely. Using Quittance, 100% No Win, No Fee is assured, with no catches in the small print. Read more about Quittance's No Win, No Fee here
How to proceed
Whether you are ready to start you claim now or are simply looking for more information, Quittance can help.
Get further information
Making the right decision for you depends on the right information. Get your questions answered before you make a decision.
If you have more questions before calling, try our FAQ section.
Start your compensation claim
You can start the claim for compensation online or call us on 0800 612 7456 or 0333 344 6575 to speak to a personal injury lawyer.
Talk to the Quittance panel of experts today for more detail about you claim. Phone us on 0800 612 7456 or get a callback.