Updated: Wednesday, 10th August 2016
Whether you are based in Benson or anywhere in the UK, our expert personal injury solicitors are able to manage your claim and we will set up a medical at a medical centre near you.
Making a personal injury claim
Claims for personal injury compensation should usually be made within a three-year window, starting from the date you knew of your injury.
Considerable legislation exists to provide support for Claimants seeking compensation for their injuries, and Quittance's network of personal injury lawyers have years of experience advising clients on the likelihood of success.
In order to win a Benson personal injury case, your solicitor must prove that the Defendant owed you a duty of care, that the Defendant breached that duty, and that your injury or illness was caused by that breach.
Starting your claim sooner will allow the solicitor to gather supporting statements from witnesses.
How do you choose the best no win no fee personal injury lawyer to represent you?
Compensation for a injury claim can take months, and even years in cases of serious injury, to be settled. The Solicitors Regulation Authority (SRA) regulates all solicitors, but service levels can vary.
Given the impact your legal representative can have on your life and your recovery, finding a solicitor to fit your requirements is vital.
Will I need to select a local Benson lawyer ?
The whereabouts of the law firm is not relevant as cases are handled without the need to meet the solicitor.
You will need to choose a solicitors practice that has medical facilities near Benson as you will usually need to go to a medical exam.
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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. Find out more here.
Solicitors working on a No Win, No Fee basis generally charge a success fee and for ATE insurance. Deductions from a Claimant's compensation for a broken leg, for example, ranges from £14,520 to £22,440 (based on 2015 market data).
You should be aware of how much of your compensation will be taken to cover these fees.
Which kinds of claims do you conduct in Benson?
Our network of solicitors have assisted Claimants get compensation for a range of injuries.
Slips and trips
HSE data stress the fact that slips, trips and falls are, by a considerable degree, the most frequent accident in the Oxfordshire workplace. They are typically connected to injuries categorised as something else for instance being hit by a runaway vehicle or an exposure to fire (burn) accident. Public liability accident claims injuries, such as broken arms occurring on obstructed footpaths are also common with recent incidents having occurred on St Martins Street and on Market Place.
Clinical and medical negligence in Benson
Clinical negligence (formerly known as medical negligence) is when an illness or injury is associated with a breach in the duty of care by a doctor, GP, surgeon or other medical professional. Our specialist panel of lawyers acting for Benson have assisted with clinical negligence claims brought against the health service including Wallingford Community Hospital, Reading Road, Wallingford, OX10 9DU.
Road traffic compensation claims
Road traffic accidents involving cars, motorbikes and other vehicles in Benson are relatively commonplace with statistics showing a total of 1962 accidents (1635 slight accidents, 308 serious accidents and 19 fatal accidents) in 2013 in Oxfordshire local authority. By 2014 total accidents had increased to 2,201.
Quittances network of skilled no win, no fee solicitors are experienced in in negotiating optimum compensation for people who have been injured in a car accident in Benson.
Quittance has helped Claimants, from members of the army to amenity horticulturists, to claim for their work related injuries. Work accident statistics in the South Oxfordshire local authority collated under legislation by the HSE:
|Work accidents in South Oxfordshire Local Authority (HSE)||2011/12||2012/13||2013/14|
|Electric shock injury||0||1||0|
|Machinery related injury||7||4||6|
|Harmful substance exposure (e.g. chemical and bacterial poisoning)||2||2||4|
|Fall from height||16||13||7|
|Slip, trip, fall same level||54||25||38|
|Hit by vehicle||1||3||1|
|Hit by falling object||19||12||14|
|Crushed by something collapsing||2||0||3|
Benson experts for serious injury compensation claims
We understand the vital difference a compensation claim will make to the lives of people whose lives have been affected by serious injury. By limiting the pressure a major injury puts on an injured person, compensation allows people to prioritise rehabilitation. Quittance's panel of law firms have aided Claimants receive compensation for a wide range of severe conditions and injuries. Injuries and illnesses categorised as catastrophic or serious range from eye injuries to birth negligence.
Benson No Win, No Fee Expert Lawyers
If you lose your compensation claim, a No Win, No Fee agreement between you and the solicitor means you will not have to pay the solicitor's fees. Should you be successful, the costs for your solicitor will be settled by the losing side.
Will I have to pay any fees?
No Win, No Fee should mean that there are no hidden costs and there is nothing owed if the claim is lost. With our 100% No Win, No Fee guarantee, you will not be charged unexpected costs and there are no catches hiding in the small print.
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What to do next
Whether you are ready to start you claim now or are simply looking for more information, Quittance can help.
Get your questions answered
Making the right decision depends on the right information. Get your questions answered before you instruct a solicitor.
Find answers to popular questions in our frequently asked questions section.
Start a compensation claim
Phone an injury lawyer on 0800 612 7456 (0333 344 6575 from mobiles) to begin the claim for compensation. Alternatively, you can begin a compensation claim online.
Quittance's specialist team help people every day. If you have any questions, you can request a no-obligation callback or call us on 0800 612 7456 today.