Updated: Friday, 5th August 2016
Whether you are based in Bromyard or anywhere else in the UK, our experienced personal injury solicitors can take on your claim and we will set up a medical at a local medical centre.
Making a personal injury claim
Claims for compensation should be made within a three-year window in the majority of cases.
People who have been diagnosed with an illness or medical condition like mesothelioma are frequently still able to claim even where the illness's cause happened years or even decades earlier. The date of knowledge, or diagnosis, is what starts the three-year time limit in these cases.
In the majority of cases, there are three key components to proving a claim. It needs to be demonstrated 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, answers and useful advice will be provided by a free phone consultation with an Bromyard injury lawyer.
How to pick the best personal injury solicitor
Compensation for a personal injury claim can take months, and even years in the most serious claims, to be agreed. The SRA regulate the legal advice given by all solicitors, but they are not required to monitor many factors that matter to people considering an injury claim, such as communication or speed.
Considering the effect your lawyer can have on your experience of making a claim, picking an injury lawyer that meets your needs is vital.
The diversity in success fees and ATE premiums charged by firms working on Conditional Fee Agreements is a material consideration for Claimants.
As an example the amount of compensation retained by an injured person accepting a settlement of £17,854 for loss of taste can range from £10,712 to £15,175.
Additional reading How much compensation can you claim?
What should you consider when comparing Bromyard solicitor reviews?
Talking to a solicitor about your case is useful if you have any questions about their approach. Before picking up the phone, looking up injury lawyer reviews should give you a clear understanding of the difference between service levels offered by firms.
Will I need a local Bromyard legal firm ?
The location of the solicitors office is not particularly important as cases are, as a matter of course, run without the need to meet the solicitor.
You will need to instruct a law firm that offers a national network as Claimants will be expected to attend a medical exam.
Claims Quittance conducts in Bromyard
Quittance's panel of solicitors assist clients throughout Bromyard whose accidents were diverse and which led to serious injuries.
Road accidents in Bromyard
Quittances group of accredited road traffic accident (RTA) lawyers have years of experience in securing the highest general and special damages for anyone who has been hurt in a road accident in Bromyard.
Road accidents involving cars, mororbikes and all other vehicles in Bromyard are relatively commonplace. Official statistics reveal a total of 3139 accidents (2754 slight accidents, 358 serious accidents and 27 fatal accidents) in 2013 in Hertfordshire council area. By 2014 the total had increased to 3,690.
Quittance has assisted claims for self employed and employed people, from soldiers to building services engineers, to claim compensation from their employer. Accident statistics in the Herefordshire local authority collated under reporting legislation by the HSE and set out below:
|Workplace accidents in Herefordshire Local Authority (HSE)||2011/12||2012/13||2013/14|
|Electric shock injury (e.g. burns)||2||2||3|
|Machinery related injury||22||9||11|
|Fire related (e.g. burns)||2||0||1|
|Harmful substance exposure (e.g. industrial and air pollution)||0||2||1|
|Fall from height||32||25||32|
|Lifting and handling injuries||95||64||38|
|Slip, trip, fall same level||71||75||65|
|Hit by vehicle||3||4||2|
|Hit by object||38||25||31|
|Trapped by something collapsing||1||1||0|
Clinical negligence in Bromyard
Clinical negligence - until recently called medical negligence - is where an illness or injury is associated with a breach of the duty of care by a healthcare professional. A typical example might be a birth injury claim. Quittance's panel of lawyers acting for Hertfordshire and Bromyard have helped with compensation claims brought against hospitals that include Bromyard Community Hospital, Bromyard Community Hospital Wye Valley NHS Trust, Hillside Road, Bromyard, HR7 4QN.
Slips and trips
Reported statistics underscore the fact that slips, trips and falls are, by a considerable degree, the most common cause of injury at work in Hertfordshire. Slips and trips are typically the cause of accidents classified under another heading for instance being hit by an object falling from a vehicle or an exposure to an explosion accident. Public liability legal claims for injuries like broken wrists sustained on potholes are also common with dislodged paving slab trips having happened on Longley Green and on Bringsty Common.
Bromyard experts for serious injury compensation claims
The Quittance team understand the change an injury claim makes to severely injured Claimants. Quittance's network of specialist solicitors fight to get compensation for serious and catastrophic injuries, which includes compensation for medical and care costs. Quittance's panel of specialist serious injury solicitors communicate with doctors, insurers and the Courts to make sure families impacted by serious accidents and injuries get the support they need. Injuries held by the Courts to be serious and catastrophic include eye injuries, chemical poisoning and serious pharmaceutical error.
No Win, No Fee Personal injury Solicitors in Bromyard
Should you win, the fees for your solicitor must be settled by the other side. In the event that your lawyer loses the claim, a No Win, No Fee agreement with the solicitor means that their legal costs will not be charged.
A 'success fee' will be charged by Bromyard lawyers working under a No Win, No Fee agreement. The fee is usually 25% and will be taken from your compensation award.
Will there be any hidden fees?
Quittance's expert personal injury solicitors guarantee No Win, No Fee means you shall never have to pay any of your solicitor's fees should the injury claim be unsuccessful. Read more about our 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.
Find out more
Making the right decision depends on the right information. Get your questions answered before you make a decision.
Get answers to questions asked by potential Claimants on our FAQ page.
Ready to make your injury claim?
Once you are ready to get underway, you can start the claim for compensation by calling 0800 612 7456 or using the contact form here.
Talk to the Quittance team for more information about the process. Request a callback or call 0800 612 7456.