Updated: Saturday, 30th July 2016
Whether you are based in Bicester or anywhere else in the UK, our expert injury lawyers are able to take on your claim and we will always arrange a medical report at a centre near you .
Making a personal injury claim
Claims should usually be made within three years of the date the accident occurred or you learned of the injury.
In order to win a Bicester personal injury case, it should be demonstrated that:
- 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
The solicitor will look at how the points relates to your case.
Tips for choosing the best no win no fee personal injury lawyer
Usually a injury claim will take some months to reach a conclusion. For cases of serious injury, claims may run for one or two years. The SRA regulate strictly legal advice given by personal injury solicitors, but they do not regulate many issues that matter to people affected by injury, such as speed or level of service.
Considering the effect your legal representative can have on your life and your recovery, finding a solicitor that matches your needs is a crucial first step.
Will I need to instruct a local Bicester injury lawyer ?
The location of a solicitor is not so important as cases are, as a matter of course, run without the need to meet the solicitor.
It is however necessary to go with a solicitors' firm that provides a national network as you will usually need to attend an independent medical examination.
What should be considered when comparing Bicester solicitor reviews?
Solicitors have a wide range of approaches to handling cases and clients, from strictly professional to sympathetic. Personal injury solicitor reviews are a useful when contrasting the approach taken by individual firms.
The difference in the amount of success fees between firms working on Conditional Fee Agreements is surprising.
As an example the amount of compensation retained by a successful Claimant accepting a settlement of £14,083 for severe toe injuries might vary from £8,450 to £11,971.
Further reading - Compare personal injury solicitors fees
Claims we handle in Bicester
Quittance's panel of solicitors have represented people in Bicester and Oxfordshire whose accidents were diverse and which resulted in serious injury. Examples of injuries and illness in Bicester include:
Road traffic accidents (RTA) in Bicester
Road traffic accidents involving vehicles in Bicester are quite common with statistics showing a total of 1962 accidents (1635 slight accidents, 308 serious accidents and 19 fatal accidents) in 2013 in Oxfordshire council area. By 2014 accidents increased to 2,201. Incidents in the Bicester area in 2013 included road traffic collisions on the A4095 and B4100 roundabout and on the single carriageway of the A41 and A4421 roundabout.
Quittances panel of expert lawyers have years of experience in getting maximum compensation for anyone who has been hurt in a road accident in Bicester.
Slip and trip injuries
Reported statistics underscore the fact that slips and trips are still the most common cause of accidents leading to injury at work in Oxfordshire in 2015. They are often the cause of injuries categorised as something else like being hit by an object falling from a building, being trapped by something or a quarry drowning accident. Public liability accident claims injuries, such as facial scarring experienced on obstructed footpaths are also common with street trips having happened on Sheep Street and on Sheep St.
We have helped people, from members of the army to building control officers, to seek financial compensation. Work injury figures for the Cherwell local authority are detailed in accordance with RIDDOR legislation by the HSE:
|Workplace accidents in Cherwell Local Authority (RIDAGGR)||2011/12||2012/13||2013/14|
|Electric shock injury||1||0||0|
|Contact with machinery||10||18||9|
|Harmful substance exposure (e.g. soil contamination)||4||2||5|
|Fall from height||28||27||16|
|Animal related (e.g. livestock)||0||2||2|
|Lifting and handling injuries||93||46||48|
|Slip, trip, fall same level||82||64||66|
|Struck by moving vehicle||7||3||5|
|Struck by object||43||23||20|
|Trapped underneath something||2||2||0|
Bicester serious injury compensation
The long-term impact a serious injury has is acknowledged by Courts and insurance companies when determining compensation. Our panel of specialist solicitors work to get the maximum compensation for severe injury and illness, including damages for the cost of treatment and physiotherapy.
Our network of solicitors have aided people affected by serious accidents. Injuries and illnesses which are considered to be serious include back injuries and serious pharmaceutical error.
Medical negligence in Bicester
Clinical negligence, in the past known as called medical negligence, is where there has been a breach in the duty of care on the part of a healthcare professional. Our panel of personal injury solicitors acting for Bicester have worked on legal cases made against private and NHS hospitals that include Bicester Community Hospital, Piggy Lane, Bicester, OX26 6HT.
No Win, No Fee Injury Lawyers in Bicester
In the event that you lose your claim, a No Win, No Fee agreement between you and the solicitor means you are not required to pay the solicitor's legal costs. Should you win, the legal fees will be covered by the other party or their insurance company.
Will there be any additional fees that need to be paid?
We guarantee No Win, No Fee means the injured party will not need to pay any of your solicitor's legal costs should the claim is lost. Click here to learn more about about Quittance's No Win, No Fee.
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 depends on having the right information. Get your questions answered before you instruct a solicitor.
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Phone Quittance on 0800 612 7456 (or 0333 344 6575 from a mobile) to make the personal injury claim, or you can begin your compensation claim here.
Quittance's team of personal injury specialists are here to help. You can call us on 0800 612 7456 or request a no-obligation callback.