Updated: Monday, 1st August 2016
Whether you are based in Broughton Astley or anywhere else in the UK, our expert injury solicitors will assist with your claim and we will always set up a medical at a local medical centre.
Making a personal injury claim
Claims should usually be made within 3 years of the injury.
Powerful legislation is in place to give support to people planning to make a claim, and Quittance's panel of expert lawyers have many years of experience giving advice to their clients on the strength of their claims.
For the majority of injury claims, proving a claim will involve three issues. It must be proven that a duty of care was owed, that this duty was breached, and the breach was the cause of the injury or illness.
A brief, no-obligation consultation with an expert solicitor can give answers and invaluable guidance.
Finding the best personal injury solicitor
Finding the most suitable legal team to act for you is an important step towards negotiating the most compensation for your accident.
How do you ensure you select the best one for your needs?
Does the location of the lawyer matter?
As with many professional services, you do not need to instruct a solicitor near you.
Medicals 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.
The diversity in the amount of personal injury success fees and insurance premiums charged by firms often surprises Claimants.
For example the amount of compensation retained by a Claimant having been awarded £67,653 for lung cancer might vary from £40,592 to £57,505.
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Comparing Broughton Astley personal injury solicitors - online reviews
Different lawyers adopt many different approaches, from formal and traditional to more casual and friendly. Before you call, checking injury lawyer reviews should give you a much better idea of the level of service on offer, and the factors that matter most to you.
Which kinds of cases does Quittance handle?
Our network of lawyers have assisted individuals get compensation for a broad range of injury and illness.
Serious injury experts serving Broughton Astley
We understand the vital difference a successful claim will make to the lives of people whose lives have been affected by major injury. A successful claim will lessen the impact of bills other financial issues on an injured person so they can prioritise recovery.
Road traffic accidents (RTA) in Broughton Astley
Quittances network of trained personal injury solicitors have a wealth of experience in negotiating the highest settlements for people who have been injured in a road accident in Broughton Astley.
Road traffic accidents involving all vehicles in Broughton Astley are reasonably common. Police repoetrs reveal that there were 24 fatal accidents, 162 serious accidents and 1703 slight accidents in 2013 in Leicestershire (Total events were 1889 local authority. By 2014 the total had increased to 1,915.
Slip, trip and fall accidents
Officially recorded statistics show that employee slips, trips and falls are the most prevalent accident at work in Leicestershire. Slips and trips are often connected to injuries categorised as another type of accident e.g. being hit by tools in use, a fall from height or a quarry drowning accident. Public place (Blaby local authority) litigation for injuries such as sprained wrists suffered on poorly maintained paths are also quite prevalent with pavement trips having occurred on High St.
Medical and clinical negligence in Broughton Astley
Clinical negligence (in the past known as called medical negligence) is when an injury is suffered by a person a breach of duty by a doctor or medical provider, either NHS or private. An example case might be an item left in a patient during surgery claim. Our select panel of lawyers acting for Leicestershire and Broughton Astley have helped Claimants with claims filed against hospitals including Feilding Palmer Hospital, Gilmorton Road, Lutterworth, LE17 4DZ.
We have assisted claims for Claimants, from bricklayers to biomedical engineers, to claim compensation from their employer. Accident figures for the Blaby local authority collated under the Reporting of Injuries, Diseases and Dangerous Occurrences Regulations (RIDDOR) by the Health and Safety Executive excerpted below:
|RIDAGGR reported work accidents in Blaby Local Authority||2011/12||2012/13||2013/14|
|Explosion related (e.g. Nitroglycerine)||0||1||0|
|Harmful substance exposure (e.g. toxic torts)||1||1||2|
|Fall from height (ladder)||12||8||8|
|Animal related (e.g. dog bites)||0||1||1|
|Slip, trip or fall (not from height)||46||38||34|
|Struck by moving vehicle||2||4||6|
|Hit by falling object||14||10||21|
|Trapped under falling object||1||0||3|
How No Win, No Fee injury lawyers look after Broughton Astley claims
No Win, No Fee agreements, also known as CFAs guard clients from the requirement to pay their legal fees if their case is not successful.
Quittance's No Win, No Fee promise
Some firms may charge extra fees should the case end prematurely. Through Quittance, No Win, No Fee is guaranteed, with no catches in the small print. Read more about our 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.
Get your questions answered
Before you choose your solicitor arm yourself with information. This can help you to make the best choice.
Find more information without picking up the phone. See our frequently asked questions here.
Ready to start a personal injury claim?
Phone an injury lawyer on 0800 612 7456 to commence the injury claim, or start your claim here.
If you have more questions before making a decision, request a callback or contact on 0800 612 7456.