Updated: Friday, 5th August 2016
If you are based in Bexhill or anywhere in the country, our solicitors will help with your claim and we will always set up a medical assessment at a medical centre near your home.
Making an injury claim
Powerful legislation is in place to give support to individuals considering a claim, and our panel of expert solicitors have years of experience advising their clients regarding the strength of their claims.
People who have received a diagnosis of a medical condition or illness such as asbestosis may still be eligible for compensation even if the illness was triggered by events some years ago. In these circumstances, it is the date of knowledge, or diagnosis that is considered.
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
How do you find the best no win no fee personal injury lawyer?
Choosing the most suitable solicitors' practice to act for you is the most important step towards claiming the most compensation for your injuries.
With over 100 solicitors offices within 25 miles of Bexhill - what is the best way to make certain you instruct the best legal practice to act for you?
Will you need to choose a local Bexhill legal firm ?
The location of a firm is not important as cases can be conducted without the need to meet the solicitor.
However, you should instruct a law firm with national medical centres (possibly even home visits) as you will have to attend a medical exam.
Injury lawyer reviews in Bexhill - Tips for comparing firms
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 much better idea of the level of service on offer, and the factors that matter most to you.
The disparity in the amount of success fees and ATE premiums between different firms working on Conditional Fee Agreements is huge.
For instance the amount of financial compensation retained by an injured person being awarded compensation of £8,996 for a moderate thumb injury can range from £5,397 to £7,646.
Read more at Compare solicitors
Which kinds of cases do you handle in Bexhill and East Sussex?
It is possible to make a claim for a broad range of injury and illness in Bexhill and throughout East Sussex. Quittance have helped with injuries and illness including:
Bexhill specialists for serious injury claims
The lasting impact serious injury has will be acknowledged by solicitors and insurers when working out what a claim is worth. By relieving the stress a serious or catastrophic injury puts on an injured Claimant and their dependants, a claim enables people to prioritise their recovery and rehabilitation.
Quittance's panel of specialist solicitor firms have helped Claimants impacted by serious accidents. Injuries and illnesses which are considered to be serious include serious psychiatric harm, chronic pain and degloving injuries.
Clinical negligence in Bexhill
Clinical negligence (until recently known as medical negligence) is the term for when an injury is connected to a breach in the duty of care by a medical professional, either private or NHS. Our panel of injury lawyers acting for East Sussex and Bexhill have been instructed on claims brought against NHS and private hospitals including Bexhill Hospital, Holliers Hill, Bexhill-on-Sea, TN40 2DZ.
Road traffic claims
Road traffic accidents involving cars, motorcycles and other vehicles in Bexhill are not uncommon. Official statistics show a total of 1792 accidents (1453 slight accidents, 322 serious accidents and 17 fatal accidents) in 2013 in East Sussex local authority area. In 2014 accidents increased to 1,969. Incidents in Bexhill in 2013 included collisions on the dual carriageway of the A259 and A269 junction and on the A259 and A2036 roundabout.
Quittances group of expert legal advisors have years of experience in getting the best damages for anyone who has been injured in a road accident in Bexhill.
Accidents in the workplace
Quittance has assisted claims for people, from carpenters to biomedical engineers, to claim injury compensation. Accident figures in the Rother local authority made available under the Reporting of Injuries, Diseases and Dangerous Occurrences Regulations by the Health and Safety Executive in the following table:
|Workplace accidents in Rother Local Authority (RIDAGGR)||2011/12||2012/13||2013/14|
|Harmful substance exposure (e.g. radiation poisoning)||0||0||2|
|Fall from height||9||4||8|
|Animal related (e.g. riding accident)||4||0||1|
|Lifting and handling injuries||24||20||14|
|Slip, trip, fall same level||21||24||26|
|Hit by vehicle||1||0||1|
|Struck by object||7||9||4|
|Trapped by something collapsing||1||1||0|
Slips, trips and falls
Health and Safety statistics highlight the fact that slips, trips and falls are by some margin the most common cause of injury at work in East Sussex and the UK as a whole. Slips, trips and falls are quite often lead to accidents classified under another heading for instance being struck by a moving object, when supporting another person or an electrical discharge accident. Public place (Rother local authority) negligence claims injuries like broken arms sustained on raised kerb stones are also quite prevalent with recent slips having happened on Windmill Drive and on Devonshire Square.
How No Win, No Fee injury lawyers take care of cases in Bexhill
In the event that your claim is successful, the fees for your lawyer must be covered by the other party. In the event that you lose your injury claim, a No Win, No Fee agreement with the lawyer means the lawyer's fees are not payable.
A 'success fee' is charged by personal injury solicitors who work under a No Win, No Fee agreement (also called a Conditional Fee Agreement or CFA). This fee is taken from the compensation settlement and is in most cases 25%.
Can I get 100% No Win, No Fee
Quittance's expert personal injury solicitors ensure No Win, No Fee means the injured party do not need to pay any of the solicitor's legal costs should your injury claim is unsuccessful. Click here for more information about No Win, No Fee.
What should you do next?
Whether you are ready to start you claim now or are simply looking for more information, Quittance can help.
Get further information
Before you choose to instruct your lawyer arm yourself with as much information about the process as you can. The right answers will help you to make the best decision for your future.
Find more answers online without being required to pick up the phone. Find more frequently asked questions here.
Start your injury claim
When you have made the decision to proceed, you can begin your personal injury claim by phoning 0800 612 7456 (0333 344 6575 from mobiles) or using Quittance's online contact form.
If you have further questions or would like to discuss your options with an injury lawyer before making a decision, request a callback or phone on 0800 612 7456.