Updated: Friday, 5th August 2016
Whether you live in Brackley or anywhere in the UK, our expert personal injury lawyers can manage your claim and we will set up a medical report at a local medical centre.
Making a claim
Claims must, in most cases, be made within a 3-year window.
Extensive legislation exists to support injured Claimants, and Quittance's panel of expert lawyers have many years of experience giving advice to their clients on the likelihood of success.
For most claims, proving an injury claim has these key elements. It needs to be shown that a duty of care was owed, that this duty was breached, and the breach was the cause of the injury or illness.
In all cases, a short, free call with a personal injury solicitor can provide answers to your questions and useful guidance.
What issues to consider when choosing the right lawyer
Choosing the most appropriate injury solicitor for your legal case is a crucial step towards achieving the highest compensation award.
how can you make sure you choose the most appropriate law firm to act for you?
Compensation is limited to costs you have had to bear as a result of the injury and by guidelines set out by the Judicial College. Your solicitor's experience can impact the level of damages negotiated. Find out more here.
Once a settlement has been agreed, solicitors working on a no win no fee basis will usually charge a success fee and ATE insurance premium. For example, deductions from a Claimant's compensation for leg fractures could vary between £42,130 and £56,375 (based on 2015 market research).
The key issue to be aware of is how much of your compensation will be taken to cover these fees.
Do you have to choose a personal injury solicitor in Brackley?
The majority of large firms operate nationwide, allowing Claimants to make a choice based on factors including level of success fees charged and quality of service.
The only element of a personal injury claim that usually needs a local service provider is the medical. This exam is carried out in partnership with a member of our national network of medical professionals.
Your lawyer will arrange for a medical practitioner in your area to conduct your medical.
Read Brackley solicitor reviews
The levels of service provided by solicitors, as with any professional service, can vary enormously.
Online personal injury solicitor reviews can certainly be instructive if you are weighing up which solicitor to act for you.
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Compensation cases we conduct in Brackley
Our panel of solicitors assist people receive compensation for a range of injury and illness.
Road traffic accidents in Brackley
Quittances network of knowledgeable road traffic accident lawyers have years of experience in fighting for the highest general and special damages for anyone injured in a car or motorcycle accident in Brackley.
Medical and clinical negligence in Brackley
Clinical negligence - previously called medical negligence - is the legal term a breach of the duty of care on the part of a healthcare professional. Quittance's specialist panel of injury lawyers acting for Brackley have handled claims filed against the health service including Buckingham Community Hospital, High Street, Buckingham, MK18 1NU.
Serious injury experts in Brackley
Courts understand that serious injuries have a significant impact on an injured person.
Quittance's panel of lawyers work to get compensation for severe injury and illness, which includes compensation for medical and care costs.
Quittance's panel of specialist law firms have helped families claim damages for numerous chronic conditions and catastrophic injuries. Injuries and medical conditions categorised as catastrophic or serious include mesothelioma and brain injuries.
Slip and trip injuries
Reported data expose the fact that slips and trips are the most frequent accident at work in Northamptonshire. They are typically the precursor to accidents categorised as something else e.g. being hit by an object falling from a building or an electrocution accident. Public place claims for injuries such as fractured ankles happening on poorly maintained paths are also quite common with pavement crack trips having occurred on the Green and on High St.
Accidents at work
We have helped people, from lathe operators to biomedical scientists, to claim maximum compensation for their injuries. Work accident information for the South Northamptonshire local authority are published under regulations by the Health and Safety Executive in the following table:
|Work accidents in South Northamptonshire Local Authority (RIDAGGR)||2011/12||2012/13||2013/14|
|Harmful substance exposure (e.g. food poisoning)||1||0||1|
|Fall from height||5||7||9|
|Animal related (e.g. serious cat scratches)||1||2||1|
|Slip or trip||33||20||28|
|Struck by moving vehicle||3||4||5|
|Hit by object||14||13||9|
|Trapped by something collapsing||1||1||0|
No Win, No Fee Solicitors handling clients in Brackley
Were you to succeed in the claim, the legal fees must be covered by the other party. In the event that your injury claim is not successful, a No Win, No Fee agreement between you and the lawyer means that their fees will not be charged.
A success fee will be charged by lawyers serving Brackley who work under a No Win, No Fee agreement (also called a Conditional Fee Agreement or CFA). This fee will be generally 25% and is paid out of the compensation settlement.
Our 100% No Win, No Fee promise
No Win, No Fee should mean that there is nothing owed if the claim is lost. With Quittance's 100% No Win, No Fee guarantee, there will be no catch hiding in the small print and there is no risk of losing out. Read more about No Win, No Fee here
How to proceed
Whether you are ready to start you claim now or are simply looking for more information, Quittance can help.
Get more information
Making the right decision for you depends on the correct information. Get answers to your questions before you make a decision.
Find answers to common questions asked by people looking for claims advice on our FAQ page.
You can start your claim for compensation here or call 0800 612 7456 to talk to our team.
If you would like to discuss your options with a solicitor or have something else to ask, request a callback at a convenient time or contact 0800 612 7456.