Updated: Tuesday, 2nd August 2016
Whether you live in Bordon or anywhere else in England or Wales, our expert lawyers are able to assist with your claim and we will always arrange a medical assessment at a medical centre near you.
Making an injury claim
Extensive legislation exists to support people planning to make a claim, and our network of expert lawyers have years of experience advising their clients on the likelihood of success.
People with certain illnesses or conditions such as asbestosis may still be eligible for compensation even where the cause of the illness occurred years ago. The date you are informed of your diagnosis is what starts the three-year time limit in these cases.
Whether a claim is being made for a slip, trip or work accident in Bordon, proving an injury claim has three key components. It needs to be demonstrated 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 will explain how the points will relate to your claim.
Choosing the right solicitor for your claim
Identifying a suitable law firm to represent you is a key step towards receiving the highest compensation settlement.
With over 100 offices within a 25 radius of Bordon (according to the Solicitors Regulation Authority website in 2015), how do you make certain you select the ideal company to work with?
Will you need a local Bordon legal firm ?
Choosing a nearby law firm is not especially relevant as cases can be conducted without the need to meet the solicitor.
However, you should choose a firm that has national medical centres (possibly even home visits) as you will usually have to go to a medical exam.
Compensation is restricted by the expenses you have incurred and by set recommended 'general damages' depending on the nature of the injury. Your solicitor's experience can impact the level of damages negotiated. Get more information about how much you can claim.
Solicitors working on a No Win, No Fee basis generally charge a success fee and for ATE insurance. Deductions from a Claimant's compensation for work-related upper limb disorders, for example, ranges from £17,710 to £18,700 (based on 2015 market data).
What should you look for when checking Bordon solicitor reviews?
Different lawyers adopt many different approaches, from more casual and friendly to formal and traditional. Personal injury solicitor reviews are a useful when contrasting the quality of service offered by different firms.
What kinds of cases do you handle in Bordon and Hampshire?
It is possible to claim compensation for a wide range of injuries in Bordon and across Hampshire. Quittance can assist with injuries including:
Road traffic compensation claims
Quittances panel of expert road traffic accident injury lawyers have vast experience in securing the highest settlements for people who have been hurt in a car accident in Bordon.
Road traffic accidents involving vehicles in Bordon are quite common. Government statistics reveal 46 fatal accidents, 660 serious accidents and 2955 slight accidents in 2013 in Hampshire (Total events were 3661 local authority. In 2014 total accidents had increased to 3,743. Accidents in the Bordon area in 2013 included car crashes on the single carriageway of the A325 and B3002 crossroads and on the single carriageway of the B3004 and B3002 junction.
Slip and trip accidents
Health and Saftey Executive statistics reveal that employee slips, trips and falls are the single most common cause of injury at work in Hampshire and the UK as a whole. Slips and trips are quite often the precursor to injuries categorised as another type of accident for instance being hit by a runaway vehicle, a lifting injury or an exposure to fire accident. Public place claims for injuries like broken wrists experienced on raised flagstones are also quite prevalent with street trips having occurred on Liphook Rd and in Bordon Shopping Centre.
Accidents in the workplace
We have assisted claims for Claimants, from plasterers to barrister's clerks, to claim for their work related injuries. Work injury statistics in the East Hampshire local authority reported in accordance with the Reporting of Injuries, Diseases and Dangerous Occurrences Regulations by the HSE in the following table:
|Work accidents in East Hampshire Local Authority HSE)||2011/12||2012/13||2013/14|
|Electric shock injury||1||0||1|
|Machinery related injury||10||4||2|
|Exposure to toxic substance||2||2||1|
|Fall from height (ladder)||18||11||9|
|Animal related (e.g. riding accident)||2||1||2|
|Slip, trip or fall||39||28||26|
|Struck by moving vehicle||3||1||1|
|Hit by falling object||16||2||4|
|Crushed by something collapsing||0||1||0|
Medical and clinical negligence in Bordon
Clinical negligence - previously known as medical negligence - is the legal term a failing on the part of a medical professional, National Health Service or private. Quittance's panel of solicitors acting for Hampshire and Bordon have helped Claimants with claims made against NHS and private hospitals including Chase Acute Outpatients Hospital, Conde Way, Bordon, GU35 0YZ.
Bordon serious injury compensation
The Courts recognise that a serious injury has a significant effect on a Claimant.
We fight hard for compensation for serious and catastrophic injury and illness. This includes compensation for private medical treatment and case costs. Our panel of specialist serious injury solicitors have aided families collect damages for a wide range of chronic conditions and catastrophic injuries. Injuries and medical conditions referred to as serious and catastrophic include benzene poisoning, serious psychiatric harm and paralysis.
How No Win, No Fee lawyers handle claims for compensation in Bordon
If your solicitor loses the claim, a No Win, No Fee agreement between you and the lawyer confirms that you are not required to pay their legal costs. Should you be successful, your legal fees are paid by the losing side.
100% No Win, No Fee
No Win, No Fee means that there are no hidden costs and there is nothing owed if the claim is lost. With a 100% No Win, No Fee guarantee, there will be no catch hiding in the small print and you will never risk losing out. Click here to learn more about about 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 further information
Before you choose to instruct a solicitor arm yourself with as much information as you can. This helps you to make the best choice.
If you need more information before calling, see our FAQ section.
Start a injury claim
Once you are ready to get underway, you can begin the compensation claim by phoning 0800 612 7456 or via our online contact form here.
If you have any questions or would like more detail about the process before making a decision, call on 0800 612 7456 or request a callback at a time that is convenient for you.