Updated: Tuesday, 2nd August 2016
Whether you live in Bletchley or anywhere in the UK, our experienced personal injury solicitors will take on your claim and we will always set up a medical report at a medical centre near you.
Making a personal injury claim
Powerful legislation is in place to support people planning to make a claim, and Quittance's network of personal injury lawyers have years of experience giving advice to their clients regarding the likelihood of success.
Claimants with certain illnesses or conditions like noise-induced deafness are often still entitled to claim compensation even where the cause of the illness occurred years ago. The date of knowledge, or diagnosis, is what starts the three-year time limit in such circumstances.
In most cases, proving an injury claim involves three components. It needs to be proven that the person or company causing the injury owed you a duty of care, that this duty of care was breached, and this breach caused your illness or injury.
Getting your claim started sooner should allow your solicitor to gather supporting statements from witnesses.
Advice for those looking for a personal injury solicitor
Compensation for a injury claim can take months, and even years in cases of serious injury, to be paid. The SRA regulates all solicitors, however the level of service offered by different firms varies.
Considering the effect your legal representative can have on your life and your recovery, finding a solicitor to fit your requirements is vital.
Does the location of the law firm matter?
You do not need to choose a solicitor near you.
Medical examinations will usually need to be conducted locally. Quittance's national medical network will assist with this critical stage of the claims process.
Comparing injury solicitors in Bletchley - online reviews
Different lawyers adopt many different approaches, from strictly professional to more casual and friendly. Reviews for personal injury law firms are a useful when contrasting the quality of service offered by different firms.
The variation in the amount of personal injury fees between different solicitors working on Conditional Fee Agreements is important for Claimants.
For instance the amount retained by an injured person who was awarded £65,729 for a serious back injury could vary from £39,437 to £55,870.
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Claims Quittance handles
Compensation can be claimed for a range of injury and illness in Bletchley and throughout Milton Keynes. Quittance have helped with injuries and illness including:
Road traffic compensation claims
Our panel of certified injury lawyers have years of experience in fighting for the best compensation for people who have been hurt in a road accident in Bletchley.
Road accidents involving cars, motorbikes and other vehicles in Bletchley are relatively commonplace. Gov. uk statistics show 3 fatal accidents, 85 serious accidents and 1034 slight accidents in 2013 in Milton Keynes (Total events were 1122 local authority area. By 2014 the total had decreased to 1,049.
We have assisted injured Claimants, from hotel workers to barristers, to claim compensation. Injury and illness data for the Milton Keynes local authority are compiled under the Reporting of Injuries, Diseases and Dangerous Occurrences Regulations by the Government in the following table:
|RIDAGGR reported work accidents in Milton Keynes Local Authority||2011/12||2012/13||2013/14|
|Harmful substance exposure (e.g. pesticide related illnesses)||16||6||3|
|Fall from height||35||24||22|
|Animal related (e.g. riding accident)||4||1||1|
|Slip or trip||145||150||89|
|Hit by vehicle||13||11||9|
|Struck by object||71||38||43|
|Trapped by something collapsing||1||0||0|
Medical and clinical negligence in Bletchley
Clinical negligence (until recently known as medical negligence) is when an illness or injury results from a breach of duty on the part of a healthcare provider. An illustration of this might be a care home injury compensation claim. Quittance's highly experienced panel of injury solicitors acting for Bletchley have worked on claims brought against infirmaries and hospitals including BMI The Saxon Clinic, Chadwick Drive, Eaglestone West, Milton Keynes, MK6 5LR.
Slip, trip and fall injuries
Officially reported statistics demonstrate that slips and trips are still the most common cause of injury at work in Milton Keynes in 2014/15. Slips, trips and falls are typically the initiators of accidents incorrectly attributed to other causes e.g. being hit by machinery or an animal related accident. Public place (Milton Keynes local authority) compensation claims for injuries like broken arms experienced on pavement cracks are also quite common with recent kerb stone trips having occurred on Whitehorse Drive and on Coffee Hall.
Bletchley serious injury compensation
The effect serious injury can have is acknowledged by solicitors and insurers when they are determining what a claim is worth.
A successful claim should ease the financial burden and take the pressure off an injured Claimant and their family enabling them to focus on rehabilitation. Our network of specialist lawyers have helped families collect compensation for a wide range of severe conditions and injuries. Injuries categorised as serious and catastrophic range from serious psychiatric harm to degloving injuries.
No Win, No Fee Lawyers in Bletchley
CFAs, also known as No Win, No Fee agreements guard Claimants from the need to pay their solicitor's fees if they do not succeed in their claim.
Will there be extra fees?
Some solicitors could charge extra fees should the claim fail. Using Quittance, 100% No Win, No Fee protection is guaranteed, with no catches in the small print.
Click here for more 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.
Find out more about claiming compensation
We offer detailed information helping Claimants choose whether to proceed.
Get answers to popular questions on the frequently asked questions page.
How to get a injury claim underway
Call an expert lawyer on 0800 612 7456 (0333 344 6575 from mobiles) to commence the compensation claim, alternatively you can start your claim online here.
Our team of personal injury specialists are ready to help. If you have any questions, you can request a callback or phone us on 0800 612 7456.