Whether you live in Blackheath or anywhere in the UK, Quittance can will take on your claim and we will set up a medical assessment at a medical centre near you.
Have I got a personal injury claim?
Updated: September 12, 2016
If you suffered an injury in the last 3 years and a third party was at fault, our panel of expert solicitors can assist you with a compensation claim.
Eligibility to claim
A claim must usually be made within a 3-year window.
Whether a claim is being made for a road accident in Blackheath or work-related illness, there are three components to proving a claim. It must be proven that a duty of care was owed, that this duty was breached, and the breach was the cause of the injury or illness.
Your solicitor can take you through each of these key issues and will explain how they apply to your claim.Back to top
Calculate my compensation
The amount of financial compensation you are likely to receive depends on a number of criteria. Our online injury calculator provides a realistic idea of your potential damages award.Back to top
Work accident claims in Blackheath
Quittance has assisted people, from building site contractors to building control officers, to claim work accident compensation. Accident at work information for the Greenwich local authority collated in accordance with RIDDOR legislation by the Government excerpted below:
|HSE reported work accidents in Greenwich Local Authority||2011/12||2012/13||2013/14|
|Machinery related injury||9||6||8|
|Exposed to fire||1||1||2|
|Harmful substance exposure (e.g. pesticide related illnesses)||1||0||0|
|Fall from height (ladder)||18||20||30|
|Animal related (e.g. riding accident)||7||1||1|
|Lifting and handling injuries||78||46||56|
|Slip, trip or fall||94||85||76|
|Hit by vehicle||4||2||3|
|Struck by object||35||22||32|
|Trapped underneath something||2||1||1|
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Road traffic accident claims in Blackheath
Road accidents involving cars, motorcycles and other vehicles in Blackheath are not uncommon with statistics showing 2 fatal accidents, 26 serious accidents and 661 slight accidents in 2013 in Greenwich (Total events were 689 local authority. In 2014 the total had increased to 770. Accidents in the Blackheath area in 2013 included collisions on the A205 and A20 roundabout and on the single carriageway of the A207 and A205 crossroads.
Quittance's network of certified road traffic accident injury lawyers have vast experience in fighting for the highest awards for anyone who has sustained an injury in a car or motorcycle accident in Blackheath.
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Other claims handled by Quittance
Slips and trips
Health and Saftey Executive (HSE) statistics show that employee slips, trips and falls are by far the most common cause of injury in the Lewisham workplace in 2015. Slips, trips and falls are quite often the initiators of injuries categorised as another type of accident e.g. being hit by an object falling from a machine or a river drowning accident. Public place litigation for injuries such as bruised legs experienced on obstructed footpaths are also quite common with pavement crack trips having occurred on Rochester Way and on Blackheath Grove.
Blackheath solicitors for serious injury claims
We recognise the vital difference injury compensation can make to seriously injured Claimants.
The Quittance team fight for the maximum compensation for severe injury and illness. This includes compensation for private medical treatment and case costs. Our network of specialist lawyers engage with doctors and health professionals, Courts and insurance providers to ensure families impacted by major accidents receive legal and medical support. Injuries and medical conditions considered by the Courts to be serious include head injuries and lung disease.
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Medical and clinical negligence in Blackheath
When a person is injured or becomes ill due to a doctor or other medical professional's lack of care, it may be possible to make a clinical negligence claim. Our specialist panel of injury lawyers can help you make a claim against the NHS hospital or private clinic.
If you only want closure as opposed to injury compensation, you could use the NHS Resolution process. For example, you can contact St Peters Hospital, Guildford Road, Chertsey, Surrey, to make a complaint against Ashford and St Peter's Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust.
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Blackheath No Win, No Fee Solicitors
No win, no fee' means that there will be no legal fees to pay if your claim is unsuccessful. Our national network of no win, no fee solicitors cover Blackheath and the whole of the UK.
For more information, see No win, no fee injury claims.Back to top
Meet the team
The national panel of Quittance solicitors handle all injury compensation claims in Blackheath, from less severe claims to serious motorcycle injury claims. Selected on the basis of their winning track record, Quittance's panel solicitors have years of dedicated experience.
Click here to meet more of the QLS team.
Has Quittance handled many claims in Blackheath?
Quittance Legal Services is a nationwide network of expert personal injury solicitors dedicated to helping injured people in Blackheath, Surrey and throughout the country, get compensated for their injuries.
Our expert solicitors have helped 100's of injured claimants across Surrey seek compensation for a range of accidents and injuries, from scaffolding accidents to accidents on public transport.
With a first-rate claims record, we offer a service that is as easy and stress-free as possible. Local medical centres, convenient home appointments (if required) and an expert team at the end of the phone, means the claims process does not have to take over your life.Back to top
Can I get 100% No Win, No Fee?
If your claim is not successful, our No Win, No Fee policy covers 100% of your legal fees. This takes the financial risk out of making a claim.
How to approach choosing the best no win no fee personal injury solicitor for your claim
In most cases a claim can take months to agree a settlement and in serious injury cases, claims may run for one or two years. All solicitors are regulated by the SRA, but the level of service offered by different firms varies.
Considering the effect your legal representative can have on your recovery, choosing a lawyer that matches your needs is an important first step.
What should be considered when comparing Blackheath solicitor reviews?
There is often no substitute for phoning a solicitor to discuss your case directly. Before you call, checking injury lawyer reviews should give you a better idea of the level of service on offer.
The variation in the level of success fees between different law firms can have a significant impact on your compensation.
As an example the amount retained by a Claimant having been awarded ?15,652 for neck injuries causing spondylosis, serious limitation of movement or permanent/recurring pain might vary from ?9,391 to ?13,304.
Further reading Compare personal injury solicitors fees
Do I need to choose a local Blackheath injury lawyer ?
The location of a lawyers office is not relevant as injury cases are normally run remotely.
However, you should select a solicitors' firm that has national medical centres (possibly even home visits) as Claimants will usually need to attend a medical assessment.
Rakhi Chauhan secures £80,000 following a road collision with a lorry
The victim was forced off the road when a lorry driver fell asleep at the wheel.
Kevin Walker obtains £80,000 for a construction worker's catastrophic hand injury
The worker also recieved trauma-specialist physiotherapy, welfare advice and state-of-the-art prostheses.