Updated: Monday, 1st August 2016
Whether you are based in Borehamwood or anywhere else in England or Wales, our expert injury solicitors can assist with your claim and we will always set up a medical at a local medical centre.
Making a personal injury claim
Claims must, in the majority of cases, be made within 3 years of the injury.
In most cases, there are three main elements to a successful personal injury claim. It must be shown that:
- a duty of care was owed
- that the duty was breached
- the breach was the cause of the injury or illness
How do you select the best no win no fee personal injury solicitor?
Finding a suitable PI solicitor to act for you is a key step towards achieving the highest compensation settlement for your injuries.
With over 100 solicitors offices within 25 miles of Borehamwood - how can you ensure you instruct the best one to advise you?
The diversity in the amount of success fees between different firms can have a significant impact on your compensation.
For instance the amount of financial compensation retained by a Claimant accepting a settlement of £28,329 for vibration white finger affecting causing a change in job could conceivably vary from £16,997 to £24,080.
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Are Borehamwood Claimants restricted to only local personal injury solicitors?
Claimants are not restricted to local firms and can make a selection based on the success fee a solicitor charges or other service factors.
In general, the only aspect that needs a local service provider is the medical exam. This exam provides necessary medical evidence to support your claim, and is carried out in partnership with a member of our national medical network.
What should you look for when comparing reviews for solicitors in Borehamwood?
There is often no substitute for phoning a solicitor to discuss your case directly. Reviews for personal injury law firms are a useful when contrasting the quality of service offered by different firms.
Which claims for compensation does Quittance conduct in Borehamwood?
Compensation could be claimed for a wide range of injuries and illnesses in Borehamwood. Our team have helped with injuries and illness including:
Slips, trips and falls
Government data show that slips and trips continue to be the most prevalent cause of accidents leading to injury at work in Hertfordshire. They are sometimes the initiators of accidents attributed to other causes for instance being hit by another person or an asphyxiation accident. Public place (Barnet local authority) accident claims injuries like broken toes happening on slippery pavements are also common with recent incidents having occurred on Manor Way and on Chesterfield Rd.
Road traffic accidents in Borehamwood
Road accidents involving cars, mororbikes and all other vehicles in Borehamwood are relatively commonplace. Gov. uk statistics show a total of 3139 accidents (2754 slight accidents, 358 serious accidents and 27 fatal accidents) in 2013 in Hertfordshire local authority area. By 2014 the total had increased to 3,690. Incidents in the Borehamwood region in 2013 included road traffic collisions on the dual carriageway of the A1 and A411 roundabout and on the A5135 and B5378 roundabout.
Quittances group of proficient road traffic accident personal injury solicitors have a wealth of experience in achieving the best awards for Claimants who have been hurt in a road accident in Borehamwood.
Courts recognise that serious injuries have a significant effect on an injured person and their dependants. Compensation will ease the impact of bills other financial issues and reduce stress so an injured person so they can prioritise rehabilitation.
Medical and clinical negligence in Borehamwood
Clinical negligence, in the past known as called medical negligence, is the legal term a failing on the part of a healthcare provider, either private or NHS. Quittance's panel of lawyers acting for Hertfordshire and Borehamwood have handled negligence claims brought against health services that include The Royal National Orthopaedic Hospital (Stanmore), Brockley Hill, Stanmore, HA7 4LP.
Quittance has handled claims for injured Claimants, from catering assistants to charities fundraisers, to secure financial compensation awards. Injury and illness figures in the Barnet local authority reported under RIDDOR regulations by the Government:
|Work accidents in Barnet Local Authority (HSE)||2011/12||2012/13||2013/14|
|Electric shock injury||3||0||0|
|Harmful substance exposure (e.g. lead poisoning)||5||3||1|
|Fall from height||29||24||28|
|Injured by an animal||4||3||1|
|Slip, trip, fall same level||106||97||94|
|Struck by moving vehicle||4||4||4|
|Struck by object||30||25||16|
|Trapped by something collapsing||1||1||1|
Borehamwood No Win, No Fee Expert Solicitors
CFAs, also known as No Win, No Fee agreements protect clients from a requirement to settle their solicitor's fees if the claim is not won.
A 'success fee' is charged by lawyers working under a No Win, No Fee agreement. The fee will be deducted from the injured Claimant's compensation and will be generally 25%.
Are there any hidden fees to pay?
Some solicitors may levy extra costs should the case end prematurely. Through Quittance's specialist lawyers, your No Win, No Fee protection is guaranteed, with no catches in the small print.
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What to do next
Whether you are ready to start you claim now or are simply looking for more information, Quittance can help.
Get your questions answered
Before you choose to instruct a solicitor you should arm yourself with as much information as you feel you need. This helps you to make the right decision.
Find answers to common questions asked by people seeking claims advice in our FAQ section.
Start your injury claim
If you are ready to proceed, you can begin the injury claim by calling 0800 612 7456 or through our contact form here.
Talk to a member of the Quittance panel of experts today for more information about the process. Phone us on 0800 612 7456 or get a callback.