Updated: Tuesday, 2nd August 2016
Whether you live in Bromsgrove or anywhere else in the UK, our expert personal injury solicitors will assist with your claim and we will arrange a medical report at a medical centre near your home.
Making an injury claim
Claims must usually be made within three years of the date of the injury.
Considerable legislation exists to support injured Claimants, and Quittance's network of lawyers have many years of experience giving advice to clients on the likelihood of success.
To win a personal injury case, it must be proven that the Defendant owed you a duty of care, that this duty of care was breached by the Defendant, and the breach was the cause of your injury.
Beginning your claim as soon as possible will enable supporting witness statements to be collected by the solicitor.
How to pick the best no win no fee personal injury lawyer for your circumstances
In many cases a compensation claim will take some months to reach a conclusion. For serious injury cases, some claims can take over a year. All solicitors are regulated by the Solicitors Regulation Authority (SRA), however the quality of service does vary.
Your solicitor should be someone you are able to trust throughout the claims process to provide practical advice and legal guidance.
Are Bromsgrove 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.
Medical exams will usually need to be conducted locally. Quittance's national medical network will assist with this critical stage of the claims process.
Your lawyer will arrange for a medical practitioner in your area to conduct your medical.
Bromsgrove solicitor reviews
The quality of legal advice provided by lawyers, as with any service, vary enormously.
Online reviews can certainly be instructive when deciding which lawyer to sign up with.
The diversity in the level of success fees and After the Event (ATE) insurance premiums between different law firms working on CFAs (Conditional Fee Agreement) is enormous.
For example the amount of compensation retained by a Claimant agreeing on a settlement of £23,409 for loss of smell might vary from £14,045 to £19,897.
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Injury compensation cases we conduct in Bromsgrove
Our network of lawyers have assisted people in Bromsgrove and across Hereford and Worcester whose situations were diverse and which led to serious injuries.
Road traffic accidents in Bromsgrove
Accidents involving cars, motorcycles and other vehicles in Bromsgrove are relatively frequent. Officially reported accident data shows a total of 527 accidents (466 slight accidents, 56 serious accidents and 5 fatal accidents) in 2013 in Herefordshire council area. In 2014 accidents increased to 560. Accidents in the Bromsgrove area in 2013 included traffic collisions on the dual carriageway of the M5 and M42 slip road and on the single carriageway of the A38 and A448 roundabout.
Our group of specialist no win no fee personal injury solicitors have decades of experience in fighting for optimum general and special damages for people hurt in a car or motorcycle accident in Bromsgrove.
Bromsgrove serious injury compensation claims
Quittance's team recognise the vital change injury compensation can make to seriously injured Claimants. By relieving the financial stress serious injury places on a Claimant and their dependants, compensation enables people to prioritise their rehabilitation. Quittance's panel of expert law firms have for many years helped Claimants affected by severe accidents. Injuries considered to be catastrophic or serious include major surgical negligence, lung disease and neck injuries.
Clinical and medical negligence in Bromsgrove
Clinical negligence (at one time called medical negligence) is the term used to describe a failure to carry out a responsibility by a medical provider, private or NHS. Our panel of personal injury solicitors acting for Hereford and Worcester and Bromsgrove have helped people with claims brought against health services including Prince Of Wales Community Hospital, Stourbridge Road, Stourbridge Road, Bromsgrove, B61 0BB.
Accidents in the workplace
Quittance has handled claims for injured Claimants, from factory workers to building control officers, to claim maximum compensation for their injuries. Work accident statistics for the Bromsgrove local authority are published in accordance with RIDDOR by the Government in the table below:
|Work accidents in Bromsgrove Local Authority (HSE)||2011/12||2012/13||2013/14|
|Explosion related (e.g. dust)||1||0||0|
|Harmful substance exposure (e.g. TCE)||1||1||1|
|Fall from height||13||10||7|
|Injured by an animal||3||0||4|
|Slip or trip||34||36||21|
|Hit by vehicle||1||3||2|
|Struck by object||16||7||7|
|Trapped by something collapsing||1||1||0|
Slips, trips and falls
Officially reported statistics expose the fact that slips and trips are by some margin the most frequent cause of injury in the Hereford and Worcester workplace. Slips, trips and falls are sometimes the precursor to injuries classified under another heading for instance being struck by moving machinery or a river drowning accident. Public liability negligence claims injuries such as sprained ankles occurring on raised kerb stones are also quite common with recent trips having happened on Hewell Rd and on Bear Hill.
How No Win, No Fee solicitors look after Bromsgrove claims for compensation
In the event that your solicitor does not win case, a No Win, No Fee agreement (or CFA) with your lawyer confirms that the legal costs will not be charged. Should your injury claim be won, your legal fees are covered by the losing party.
Are there extra costs?
Some firms may charge extra costs should the claim fail. With a Quittance solicitor, 100% No Win, No Fee is guaranteed, with no catches in the small print. Click here for more information about No Win, No Fee.
What to do next
Whether you are ready to start you claim now or are simply looking for more information, Quittance can help.
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