Updated: Saturday, 6th August 2016
Whether you are based in Buckinghamshire or anywhere in the country, Quittance can will manage your claim and we will always arrange a medical at a medical centre near you.
Making an injury claim
Personal injury claims should usually be made within a 3-year window.
Claimants who have received a diagnosis of a medical condition or illness such as repetitive strain injuries are frequently still able to claim even if the illness was triggered by events some years ago. In such cases, it is the date of knowledge, or diagnosis that is considered.
To win a personal injury case, your solicitor must prove that the Defendant owed you a duty of care, that the Defendant breached that duty, and that your injury or illness was caused by that breach.
How do you find the best no win no fee personal injury solicitor for your injury?
You will be in contact with your solicitor for a long period of time, from months for minor injuries to potentially years for complex cases. The SRA are responsible for regulating the legal advice given by personal injury solicitors, but they are not required to monitor many factors that matter to people affected by injury, such as communication or speed.
Given the impact your solicitor can have on your recovery, finding a solicitor that matches your needs is an important first step.
Do you have to choose a law firm in Buckinghamshire?
You do not need to pick a law firm near you.
Medicals will usually need to be conducted locally. Quittance's national network of medical professionals will assist with this critical stage of the claims process.
Buckinghamshire solicitor reviews
The quality of legal advice provided by solicitors, as with any professional service, can differ.
Researching online reviews can certainly help build a picture when trying to decide which lawyer best serves your needs.
Compensation is restricted by the expenses you have incurred and by guidelines set out by the Judicial College. Your solicitor's experience can impact the level of damages negotiated. Find out more here.
Solicitors working on a No Win, No Fee basis generally charge a success fee and for ATE insurance. Deductions from a Claimant's compensation for a fractured forearm, for example, ranges from £5,390 to £15,510 (based on 2015 market data).
You should be aware of how much of your compensation will be taken to cover these fees.
Which compensation claims does Quittance handle in Buckinghamshire?
Our network of solicitors have assisted individuals get compensation for a broad range of injuries.
Accidents in the workplace
Quittance has helped Claimants injured at work, from construction workers to camera operators, to claim maximum compensation for their injuries. Work accident figures in the Aylesbury Vale local authority are compiled under RIDDOR by the Government as follows:
|Work accidents in Aylesbury Vale Local Authority (HSE)||2011/12||2012/13||2013/14|
|Machinery related injury||5||4||5|
|Exposed to fire||0||0||3|
|Harmful substance exposure (e.g. arsenic poisoning)||4||1||2|
|Fall from height||20||12||20|
|Animal related (e.g. riding accident)||2||4||6|
|Lifting and handling injuries||68||37||46|
|Slip, trip, fall same level||64||58||56|
|Struck by moving vehicle||2||1||2|
|Struck by object||27||14||17|
|Trapped by something collapsing||0||1||1|
Buckinghamshire serious injury claims
We recognise the difference compensation will make to people who have been affected by severe injury. By reducing the pressure severe injury puts on a Claimant, a claim allows them to concentrate on their recovery and rehabilitation. Quittance's panel of specialist solicitor firms have aided people claim damages for many catastrophic injuries and chronic conditions. Injury and illness categorised as serious range from lead poisoning to cerebral palsy.
Medical and clinical negligence in Buckinghamshire
Clinical negligence (formerly called medical negligence) is the legal term a failure to carry out a responsibility on the part of a healthcare provider. Quittance's panel of personal injury lawyers acting for Buckinghamshire have helped people with medical negligence compensation claims filed against infirmaries and hospitals that include Whiteleaf Centre, Bierton Road, Aylesbury, HP20 1EG.
Slips and trips
Health and Safety figures expose the fact that slips and trips are the most frequent cause of accidents leading to injury at work in South East England and the UK. They are quite often connected to accidents categorised as something else such as being hit by a reversing vehicle or a lake drowning accident. Public place legal claims for injuries like facial scarring occurring on spillages are also common with recent trips having happened in the area.
Road traffic compensation claims
Road accidents involving cars, motorcycles and other vehicles in Buckinghamshire are quite common. Official statistics show 22 fatal accidents, 199 serious accidents and 1263 slight accidents in 2013 in Buckinghamshire (Total events were 1484 local authority. In 2014 total accidents had increased to 1,527. Incidents in the Buckinghamshire region in 2013 included crashes on the single carriageway of the A413 and A4157 crossroads and on the A418 and A4157 roundabout.
Our panel of personal injury lawyers are experienced in in fighting for the best settlements for people injured in a car or motorcycle accident in Buckinghamshire.
Buckinghamshire No Win, No Fee Expert Lawyers
If your lawyer loses the claim, a No Win, No Fee agreement with your solicitor means you will not have to pay the legal fees. Were you to succeed in the claim, your legal costs are covered by the losing party.
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How to proceed
Whether you are ready to start you claim now or are simply looking for more information, Quittance can help.
Get further information
Quittance provide clear answers to help you choose whether to go ahead with an injury claim.
If you would like to know more before calling, try our FAQ pages.
Get a personal injury claim started
Call us on 0800 612 7456 to get your personal injury claim underway, alternatively you can begin your injury claim online.
Our team of personal injury specialists can help. Would you like to know more? You can request a no-obligation callback or call us on 0800 612 7456 today.