Have you been injured in an accident that wasn't your fault?
Regardless of how you were injured by someone else's negligence, we are here to help you recover compensation.
Our personal injury services
Every year, we help injured people in Brent, London and throughout the UK claim compensation for:
Am I entitled to make a personal injury claim?
The main criteria for making a claim are that the injury must have occurred:
- in the last three years, and;
- someone else was to blame, and;
- that person owed you a duty of care.
Are there any exceptions?
Yes. In reality, a number of factors can impact whether a successful compensation claim will be possible, such as the type of accident or whether there is an untraceable defendant.
It costs nothing to find out if you are eligible to claim compensation. Speak to an expert now on 0800 376 1001. Alternatively, find out if you have a claim with our Personal Injury Claim Checker:
The amount of money you could claim for your injury will depend on:
- the extent of your injury, and
- any financial losses or costs you have incurred.
At the start of your claim, your solicitor will consider the many ways your injury has affected your life. Your solicitor will take all of these effects into account to calculate the correct compensation award for you.
This calculation will factor in 'general damages' and 'special damages'.
General damages are awarded for pain, suffering and loss of amenity (PSLA).
Awards for general damages are set by the Judicial College and published in their guidelines for personal injury awards.
Special damages are for financial losses and expenses you have incurred as a result of the accident.
What can I claim for after an injury? (see list)
Examples of special damages (losses you can claim for) include:
- Lost earnings (including future earnings)
- Medical treatment costs
- Travel costs
- Costs of care
- Costs of adapting your home or car
Calculate my injury compensation
Calculating how much compensation you can claim for an injury can be complicated.
Our injury compensation calculator tells you if you may have a claim, how much compensation you could claim, and what you can claim for.
Find out what your injury claim could be worth now:
Road accident claims in Brent
Brent drivers and other road users may be able to claim injury compensation if they have been hurt as the result of another party's actions.
Whether you were hurt in a collision on a roundabout, or were injured in a hit-and-run on Brent's roads, our road accident compensation guide explains what you need to know about how to claim.Road accident claims
Work accident claims in Brent
If you have suffered an injury as a result of your employer's actions, you have the right to make a claim.
Whatever your job, whether you are a chef injured in a kitchen or an estate agent injured on a property viewing, our work injury claim guide explains your legal rights and how to start a successful work accident claim.Work accident claims
Other injury claim types
Injuries in a public place
Official statistics demonstrate that employee slips and trips are the single most frequent accident in the North West London workplace in 2015. Slips and trips are typically related to accidents incorrectly attributed to other causes like being struck by moving machinery or a harmful substance accident. Public place compensation claims for injuries like facial scarring occurring on obstructed pathways are also common with slips having occurred on Station Rd.
When a patient is injured as the result of the carelessness of a doctor or other medical professional, it may be possible to claim compensation for medical negligence. Quittance's expert panel of injury lawyers can help you make a claim against the NHS trust or private clinic at fault.
If you are just looking for a deeper understanding of what happened instead of financial compensation, you can raise a formal complaint. To follow the formal NHS complaints process against Central and North West London NHS Foundation Trust, for example, you can contact Central and North West London NHS Foundation Trust, 350 Euston Road, Regent's Place, London.
Further information: Medical negligence compensation
More injury claim types
We recognise the critical difference injury compensation makes to seriously injured claimants. Quittance's network of solicitors fight to get compensation for severe injury and illness, which includes claiming for the cost of treatment and physiotherapy. Quittance's network of specialist solicitor firms for many years have aided people affected by serious accidents and injuries. Injuries and illnesses which are held by the Courts to be serious and catastrophic range from paralysis to serious pharmaceutical error.
Further information: Serious injury compensation
Brent No win, no fee Solicitors
A No Win, No Fee agreement protects injured claimants by ensuring that they will not need to pay any legal fees if their claim is unsuccessful. This agreement is also called a Conditional Fee Agreement or CFA.
Under a CFA, Brent injury claimants will also not have to pay any fees upfront.
The Quittance No Win, No Fee guarantee
Our No Win, No Fee solicitors have helped injured people in Brent, London and throughout the UK make a claim without any financial risk to you.
What do I pay if I win my injury claim?
Your injury solicitor will receive a success fee when they settle your injury claim. This fee is deducted from your final compensation.
By law, a solicitor's success fee can be up to a maximum of 25%, whichever law firm you choose.
You can discuss the success fee percentage with your injury lawyer, before the claim process starts.
What do I pay if I do not win my injury claim?
You will not have to pay any legal fees if your solicitor does not win your injury claim. Your solicitor may take out insurance to ensure there will be nothing to pay.
Starting a claim
Specialist solicitors with an excellent track record of securing injury compensation for claimants.
Your lawyer will work hard to ensure you receive a compensation settlement that accurately reflects the pain, suffering and losses you have incurred as the result of your injury.
If would like to start a No Win No Fee claim, or have any questions at all, speak to us.
We are open 8am to 9pm weekdays, 9am to 6pm on Saturday, and 9.30am to 5pm on Sunday.
Call us FREE 0800 376 1001 or arrange a callback:
if you can claim
to start a claim
What is your track record of injury claims in Brent?
We are a nationwide panel of SRA regulated personal injury solicitors dedicated to helping injured people in Brent, London and across the country, recover injury compensation.
Last year, we helped hundreds of people in London get compensation for a range of injury circumstances, from car accidents to accidents at work.
Medical centres in every town in the UK, home appointments (if required) and expert advice, make the claims process as clear and straightforward as possible.
Do you work on 100% No Win, No Fee?
If your claim is not successful, 100% of the solicitor's fees are covered. With nothing to pay up front, you only pay a success fee if your solicitor wins your case.
Do I need a local Brent injury lawyer?
Choosing a nearby solicitor is less critical as injury cases can be run by phone, post and email.
You will need to instruct a firm with a national network as you will have to go to an independent medical examination.
What should you consider when checking reviews for solicitors in Brent?
Discussing you claim with a solicitor is an easy way to identify whether they are a good fit. Before you call, checking injury lawyer reviews should give you a clear understanding of the difference between service levels offered by firms.
The diversity in success fees and After the Event (ATE) insurance premiums between lawyers is significant.
E.g. the amount of financial compensation retained by a claimant who was awarded £78,270 for a severe foot injury can range from £46,962 to £66,530.
More information Compare solicitors
Can I claim for someone else?
Yes. In certain circumstances, it is possible to claim compensation on behalf of another person in the capacity of a 'litigation friend'.
If an injured person is either too young or vulnerable, too injured or otherwise unable to claim on their own behalf, their litigation friend can handle the claim process on behalf of the injured person.
The litigation friend will be responsible for communicating with the solicitors, and for making decisions in respect of the claim.
Can I claim if I was partly responsible for an accident?
You may still be able to claim compensation even if you contributed to your accident or to your injuries.
However, if you were partly to blame (known as contributory negligence), your compensation may be reduced and it may be more difficult to prove liability.
How long will my claim take?
The length of time needed to secure compensation can vary considerably.
For example, straightforward car accident claims can settle in a matter of weeks, whereas complex medical negligence cases can take years.
Injury claims can also take longer if it is not clear who is responsible for your injury, or if liability is denied by the defendant.
Taken from average case times, this table sets out approximately how long personal injury claims take to settle:
Personal injury claim type
Estimated claim duration*
4 to 9 months
6 to 9 months
12 to 36 months
12 to 18 months
6 to 9 months
3 to 4 months**
12 to 18 months**
**Official Criminal Injuries Compensation Authority (CICA) Government agency and Motor Insurers’ Bureau (MIB) figures.
Will I have to go to court?
Highly unlikely. The vast majority of claims that are settled by the solicitor panel are settled out of court.
Only a very small percentage (approx. 5%) of personal injury claims go to court. Generally, only very complex cases, or those where liability cannot be resolved, end up in court.
Cases that do ultimately go to court are held in front of a judge, not a jury.
Will I have to go to a solicitor's office?
No. You will not need visit a solicitor's office. As with most professional services, it is no longer necessary to meet face to face with your solicitor. Personal injury claims are dealt with via email, post and telephone.
Should you need to have a medical, this will be arranged at a medical centre near you or at your GP's surgery.
Can I get an early compensation payment?
If you suffer financial hardship as a result of an injury, you may be able to claim an interim compensation payment.
An interim payment is a partial settlement of your claim which is paid before your claim is concluded. The amount you receive in interim payments would then be deducted from your final compensation settlement or award.