Updated: Tuesday, 2nd August 2016
Whether you live in Bradford on Avon or anywhere else in England or Wales, wecan are able to assist with your claim and we will always arrange a medical assessment at a medical centre near your home.
Making a claim
Claims must, in the majority of cases, be made within three years of the date the accident occurred or you learned of the injury.
Extensive legislation exists to provide support for injured people who seek compensation, and our panel of specialist lawyers have years of experience advising their clients on the strength of their claims.
To win a personal injury case, it must be proven that:
- The Defendant owed you a duty of care
- The Defendant breached that duty
- Your injury or illness was caused by that breach
Beginning your claim as soon as possible will enable statements from witnesses to be gathered by the lawyer.
How to pick the best no win no fee personal injury lawyer
Instructing the best solicitor for your legal matter is a crucial step towards receiving the best compensation award for your injuries.
With some over 100 offices within 25 miles of Bradford On Avon, how do you make sure you choose the most appropriate firm to work with?
Check Bradford On Avon solicitor reviews
Service standards provided by lawyers vary enormously.
Speaking to friends or relatives or reading reviews can certainly help build a picture if you are thinking about which lawyer to sign up with.
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Will I need to go with a local solicitor ?
Going for a local firm is not particularly critical as cases now tend to be run without the need to meet the solicitor.
It is however necessary to choose a firm that has national medical coverage as Claimants will have to go to a medical assessment.
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.
The key questions to put to your prospective solicitor are "what success fee and ATE premium do you charge?" and "how much of the compensation will I keep?".
What claims for compensation do you conduct?
Quittance's panel of expert solicitors help clients get compensation for a wide range of injury and illness.
Road traffic claims
Road traffic accidents involving cars, mororbikes and all other vehicles in Bradford On Avon are reasonably common. Official statistics reveal a total of 1474 accidents (1283 slight accidents, 174 serious accidents and 17 fatal accidents) in 2013 in Wiltshire local authority area. In 2014 total accidents had increased to 1,607. Incidents in the Bradford On Avon region in 2013 included car crashes on the single carriageway of the A363 and B3105 junction and on the single carriageway of the B3105 and B3109 crossroads.
Quittances network of knowledgeable injury solicitors have years of experience in obtaining optimum damages for anyone hurt in a car or motorcycle accident in Bradford On Avon.
Slip and trip accidents
Government statistics indicate that slips, trips and falls are, by some degree, the most prevalent cause of accidents leading to injury in the Wiltshire workplace in 2015. They are typically the precursor to injuries filed under a different category for instance being hit by a falling object or a lake drowning accident. Public place compensation claims for injuries such as bruised legs sustained on spillages are also common with trips having occurred on Winsley Rd and on Tyning Rd.
Serious injury specialists handling cases in Bradford on Avon
We recognise the difference injury compensation makes to the lives of people impacted by serious and catastrophic injury. We work for the maximum compensation for major injuries and chronic conditions, which includes damages for medical and care costs.
Quittance's panel of solicitors have helped families collect compensation for a range of catastrophic injuries and chronic conditions. Injury and illness categorised as catastrophic or serious range from serious pharmaceutical error to eye injuries.
Medical and clinical negligence in Bradford On Avon
Clinical negligence (in the past known as called medical negligence) is the term used to describe a failing by a healthcare provider. An example could be a surgical error claim. Quittance's highly experienced panel of solicitors acting for Wiltshire and Bradford On Avon have helped with medical negligence claims brought against local hospitals including Trowbridge Community Hospital, Adcroft Street, Trowbridge, BA14 8PH.
Accidents at work
We have helped people, from building site contractors to bilingual secretarys, to claim maximum compensation. Injury and illness figures in the Wiltshire local authority are detailed in accordance with regulations by the HSE and set out below:
|Work accidents in Wiltshire Local Authority (RIDAGGR)||2011/12||2012/13||2013/14|
|Explosion related (e.g. gas)||0||2||0|
|Exposed to fire||2||0||5|
|Harmful substance exposure (e.g. toxic torts)||13||8||4|
|Fall from height (scaffolding)||62||48||63|
|Animal related (e.g. riding accident)||23||21||22|
|Lifting and handling injuries||222||140||141|
|Slip or trip||207||173||144|
|Struck by moving vehicle||11||7||14|
|Struck by object||74||41||60|
|Trapped underneath something||2||1||3|
How No Win, No Fee personal injury solicitors take care of cases in Bradford on Avon
In the event that your compensation claim is not successful, a No Win, No Fee agreement with the solicitor confirms that you are not required to pay their fees. Should you win, your legal costs must be settled by the losing Defendant (or their insurer).
A success fee can be charged by injury lawyers working under a No Win, No Fee agreement (also called a Conditional Fee Agreement or CFA). The success fee is taken out of your compensation settlement and will be in most cases 25 percent.
Will there be any additional costs?
No Win, No Fee means you have no hidden fees. With our 100% No Win, No Fee guarantee, there is no risk of being charged extra costs.
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What happens next?
Whether you are ready to start you claim now or are simply looking for more information, Quittance can help.
Making the right decision depends on the right information. Get any questions answered before you choose a solicitor.
If you need more information before calling, see our FAQ pages.
Get a personal injury claim started
Call a personal injury solicitor on 0800 612 7456 to commence your personal injury claim. Alternatively, you can start your claim for compensation online.
Quittance's team of experts look forward to helping you. Need more information? You can call 0800 612 7456 or request a free callback today.