Updated: Friday, 5th August 2016
Whether you live in Bewdley or anywhere in the UK, our injury solicitors will help with your claim and we will set up a medical at a medical centre near you.
Making a claim
Claims should be made within a 3-year window in the majority of cases.
Considerable legislation exists to provide support for individuals considering a claim, and our panel of injury lawyers have years of experience giving advice to clients with regard to the strength of their claims.
To win a Bewdley personal injury case, it should be demonstrated 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.
The solicitor will consider how each of the points relates to your case.
What issues to think about when finding the right solicitor
In most cases a injury claim can take months to agree a settlement. For the most serious claims, claims may run for one or two years. The SRA regulates all solicitors, but the level of service offered by different firms varies.
Considering the effect your legal representative can have on your life and your recovery, choosing a lawyer that matches your needs is vital.
Look into Bewdley personal injury solicitor reviews
Service standards offered by injury lawyers, as with any professional service, vary considerably.
Reviews can be a good place to start when contemplating which lawyer to work with.
Read more Personal injury solicitor reviews
The diversity in success fees and After the Event (ATE) insurance premiums charged by firms working on Conditional Fee Agreements (CFA) is an important consideration for Claimants.
To illustrate the point, the amount of compensation retained by an injured person having been awarded £11,856 for serious thumb injuries could conceivably vary from £7,113 to £10,077.
More information How much can you claim?
Will you need to instruct a local Bewdley injury lawyer ?
Going for a local firm is less important as injury cases can be handled by phone and email.
It is however necessary to go with a law firm that has a national network as Claimants will almost always be expected to attend an independent medical examination.
Which types of compensation claims does Quittance handle in Bewdley and Hereford and Worcester?
Our panel of experienced solicitors have assisted Claimants get compensation for a broad range of injury and illness.
Slips, trips and falls
Officially reported data stress the fact that slips and trips are by some margin the most prevalent cause of accidents leading to injury at work in Hereford and Worcester and the UK. Slips and trips are frequently the cause of accidents categorised as another type of accident for instance being hit by an object falling from a ladder, a fall from height or an electrocution accident. Public place accident claims injuries like torn ligaments occurring on obstructed walkways are also quite prevalent with recent trips having occurred on Canterbury Rd.
Road traffic accidents (RTA) in Bewdley
Quittances network of expert lawyers have a wealth of experience in fighting for optimum general and special damages for anyone who has been injured in a road accident in Bewdley.
Road accidents involving cars, motorcycles and other vehicles in Bewdley are common. Police repoetrs reveal that there were a total of 527 accidents (466 slight accidents, 56 serious accidents and 5 fatal accidents) in 2013 in Herefordshire council area. By 2014 accidents increased to 560.
Medical and clinical negligence in Bewdley
Clinical negligence - until recently called medical negligence - is the term for when an illness or injury is connected to a failure to carry out a responsibility on the part of a hospital or other healthcare provider. An example might be a dental negligence claim. Our specialist panel of solicitors acting for Hereford and Worcester and Bewdley have helped people with legal action brought against the health service that include Kidderminster Hospital & Treatment Centre, Bewdley Road, Bewdley Road, Kidderminster, DY11 6RJ.
Accidents at work
We have assisted people, from carpenters to chemical process engineers, to seek financial compensation. Injury and illness information for the Wyre Forest local authority are compiled in accordance with RIDDOR by the Government in the table below:
|Work accidents in Wyre Forest Local Authority (RIDAGGR)||2011/12||2012/13||2013/14|
|Explosion related (e.g. dust)||1||1||0|
|Harmful substance exposure (e.g. diesel exhaust fumes)||7||0||1|
|Fall from height (scaffolding)||11||7||5|
|Animal related (e.g. serious cat scratches)||1||0||2|
|Lifting and handling injuries||25||26||29|
|Slip or trip||33||28||19|
|Hit by vehicle||2||3||4|
|Hit by falling object||7||9||10|
Bewdley specialists for serious injury compensation
The Quittance team recognise the critical difference compensation can make to the lives of seriously injured Claimants. By reducing the stress a serious or catastrophic injury places on an injured Claimant and their family, compensation helps Claimants to focus on their rehabilitation. Our network of solicitors work with the other side's legal representatives, doctors and health professionals and insurance providers ensuring families impacted by serious accidents and injuries get the support they need.
Bewdley No Win, No Fee Specialist Solicitors
Solicitors looking after Bewdley injury claims work on the basis of a CFA or Conditional Fee Agreement, also called a No Win, No Fee agreement.
The agreement prevents the lawyer from charging any legal costs if they are not successful.
100% No Win, No Fee
Quittance guarantee No Win, No Fee means a Claimant will not pay the lawyer's legal fees should your claim is unsuccessful. Click here for more about our No Win, No Fee.
What to do next
Whether you are ready to start you claim now or are simply looking for more information, Quittance can help.
Get more information
Quittance provide jargon-free answers helping people affected by injury choose whether to go ahead with the claim.
Get answers to popular questions asked by injured people in our FAQ section.
Once you have made the choice to get underway, you can start a compensation claim by calling 0800 612 7456 (0333 344 6575 from mobiles) or with the online contact form.
Speak to Quittance's panel of experts for more detail about you claim. Call 0800 612 7456 or get a callback.