Updated: Tuesday, 2nd August 2016
No matter whether you are based in Blaenau Gwent or anywhere in the UK, our personal injury lawyers are able to assist with your claim and we will arrange a medical assessment at a medical centre near your home.
Making a claim
Injury claims must usually be made within a three-year window.
In order to win a Blaenau Gwent personal injury case, it should be demonstrated 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.
Getting your claim started sooner will allow your solicitor to gather evidence and witness statements.
How do you choose the best no win no fee personal injury lawyer to represent you?
Selecting the most suitable legal expert to assist you is a crucial step towards getting the best settlement or award for your illness or injuries.
With some over 100 offices within a 25 radius of Blaenau Gwent (according to the Solicitors Regulation Authority website in 2015), what is the best way to make sure you select the most appropriate one to help you?
Will you need to instruct a local Blaenau Gwent solicitor ?
Choosing a nearby firm is not very relevant as injury cases now tend to be run without the need to meet the solicitor.
You will need to go with a solicitors' firm that has medical facilities near Blaenau Gwent as you will almost always have to attend an independent medical examination.
Read Blaenau Gwent solicitor reviews
Service levels offered by solicitors can vary to a large extent.
Speaking to friends or relatives or reading reviews is a great place to start when deciding which solicitor to choose.
Compensation is restricted by the expenses you have incurred and by set recommended 'general damages' depending on the nature of the injury. Experience can also have an impact on the amount of compensation your solicitor will be able to negotiate. Get more information about how much you can claim.
You should be aware of how much of your compensation will be taken to cover these fees.
Personal injury compensation claims we conduct in Blaenau Gwent and Wales
Our network of expert lawyers assist individuals receive compensation for a broad range of injuries.
Road traffic claims
Accidents involving cars, mororbikes and all other vehicles in Blaenau Gwent are relatively frequent. Police repoetrs reveal that there were a total of 315 accidents (268 slight accidents, 41 serious accidents and 6 fatal accidents) in 2013 in Caerphilly local authority. By 2014 the total had decreased to 297.
Our network of expert no win no fee lawyers have years of experience in achieving maximum damages for anyone who has been injured in a car or motorbike accident in Blaenau Gwent.
Medical and clinical negligence in Blaenau Gwent
Clinical negligence - in the past known as known as medical negligence - is the term for when an illness or injury is suffered by a person a failing by a medical provider. Quittance's panel of personal injury solicitors acting for Wales and Blaenau Gwent have been instructed on compensation claims brought against healthcare providers that include Ysbyty Aneurin Bevan, Festival Drive, Ebbw Vale, Bleanau Gwent, NP23 6GL.
Accidents at work
We have assisted claims for people injured in an accident, from metal workers to armed forces officers, to seek financial compensation. Work injury information in the Caerphilly local authority made available in accordance with RIDDOR legislation by the HSE in the following table:
|Work accidents in Caerphilly Local Authority (RIDAGGR)||2011/12||2012/13||2013/14|
|Fire related (e.g. scars)||3||0||1|
|Exposure to harmful substance||5||2||3|
|Fall from height (scaffolding)||22||15||21|
|Animal related (e.g. dog bites)||3||0||0|
|Slip, trip, fall same level||79||56||74|
|Hit by vehicle||5||4||5|
|Hit by falling object||30||12||18|
|Trapped under falling object||0||1||1|
Slip and trip injuries
Officially reported statistics emphasise the fact that employee slips and trips are by far the most frequent cause of injury in the Wales workplace. Slips and trips are sometimes forerunner to injuries classified under another heading such as being hit by an object falling from a ladder or an exposure to fire accident. Public liability compensation claims for injuries such as pulled muscles suffered on spillages are also common with recent street trips having occurred on Elliot St and on Derlwyn St.
Serious injury specialists in Blaenau Gwent
Courts recognise that a serious injury has a life-altering impact on an individual.
The Quittance team work to achieve the maximum compensation for serious and catastrophic injuries. This includes claiming for medical expenses and care costs.
Blaenau Gwent No Win, No Fee Expert Lawyers
In the event that your claim is not won, a No Win, No Fee agreement between you and the lawyer states that their legal costs are not payable. When your claim is successful, the fees for your lawyer will be settled by the losing side or their insurance company.
Will there be extra costs?
Quittance ensure that No Win, No Fee means you do not need to pay any of your lawyer's costs should you do not win your claim.
Read more about our No Win, No Fee
How to proceed
Whether you are ready to start you claim now or are simply looking for more information, Quittance can help.
Get answers to your questions
Before you instruct you should arm yourself with as much information about making a claim as you think is necessary. The right answers can help you to make the best choice for you.
Get more information before picking up the phone. Find more frequently asked questions.
Get started today
You can begin the claim here or phone 0800 612 7456 or 0333 344 6575 to talk to our team.
Quittance's team of personal injury specialists are ready to help. You can phone us on 0800 612 7456 or request a no-obligation callback today.