Updated: Thursday, 4th August 2016
No matter whether you are based in Budleigh Salterton or anywhere else in the UK, our expert personal injury solicitors will handle your claim and we will always arrange a medical assessment at a centre near you .
Making an injury claim
Purposeful legislation exists to provide support for individuals considering a claim, and our panel of personal injury lawyers have many years of experience advising their clients on the strength of their claims.
Claimants who have been diagnosed with certain injuries or illnesses such as industrial deafness are frequently still able to claim even if the condition developed as the result of events that happened years ago. In these circumstances, it is the date that you learn of your diagnosis that matters.
For most claims, there are three main elements to proving a claim. It needs to be demonstrated that:
- a duty of care was owed
- that the duty was breached
- the breach was the cause of the injury or illness
How to choose the best lawyer
Selecting the most appropriate injury solicitor to act for you is an important step towards obtaining the best settlement or award for your accident.
With over 100 offices within a 25 radius of Budleigh Salterton, how can you make certain you instruct the best one for your case?
The difference in the level of success fees and ATE premiums between firms working on CFAs (Conditional Fee Agreement) is a material consideration for Claimants.
For example the amount of compensation retained by a Claimant accepting a settlement of £27,066 for complicated leg fractures can vary from £16,240 to £23,006.
Further reading How to compare personal injury solicitors
Budleigh Salterton personal injury solicitor reviews
The quality of legal advice offered by solicitors can vary a great deal.
Online personal injury solicitor reviews is a great place to start when attempting to decide which solicitor best serves your needs.
Will I have to choose a lawyer near me?
Claimants are not restricted to local firms and can make a selection based on the success fee a solicitor charges or other service factors.
Usually, the only aspect that does require a local service is the medical exam. This exam provides necessary medical evidence to support your claim, and is carried out in partnership with a member of our national network of medical professionals.
Which kinds of claims do you conduct in Budleigh Salterton?
Our panel of solicitors help Claimants receive compensation for a wide range of injuries.
Road traffic accidents (RTA) in Budleigh Salterton
Our group of expert legal advisors have years of experience in getting optimum damages for Claimants injured in a car or motorbike accident in Budleigh Salterton.
Road accidents involving all vehicles in Budleigh Salterton are not uncommon with 16 fatal accidents, 294 serious accidents and 2094 slight accidents in 2013 in Devon (Total events were 2404 council area. By 2014 accidents increased to 2,427.
Clinical negligence in Budleigh Salterton
Clinical negligence, once referred to as medical negligence, is where an injury is sustained following a failure to carry out a responsibility on the part of a medical professional. A common example could be a misdiagnosis claim. Our panel of personal injury lawyers acting for Budleigh Salterton have helped Claimants with clinical negligence claims filed against NHS and private hospitals including Budleigh Salterton Hospital, East Budleigh Road, Budleigh Salterton, EX9 6HF.
Budleigh Salterton serious injury claims
Quittance recognise the difference injury compensation will make to people who have been affected by catastrophic and serious injury. Our panel of solicitors fight for compensation for serious and catastrophic injuries, including claiming for long-term medical treatment and care costs.
Slips, trips and falls
Health and Saftey Executive (HSE) statistics show that employee slips, trips and falls are the single most frequent accident at work in Devon. Slips and trips are often forerunner to accidents attributed to other causes e.g. being hit by a falling object or an exposure to fire (burn) accident. Public place cases for injuries such as strained muscles sustained on poorly maintained paths are also quite common with pavement trips having occurred on Littleham Rd and on High St.
Accidents in the workplace
Quittance has helped Claimants injured at work, from office workers to automotive engineers, to claim for their work related injuries. Accident statistics in the East Devon local authority are published in accordance with reporting legislation by the Government as follows:
|Work accidents in East Devon Local Authority HSE)||2011/12||2012/13||2013/14|
|Fire related (e.g. burns)||0||1||1|
|Harmful substance related||1||2||3|
|Fall from height||19||18||13|
|Slip, trip or fall||38||29||26|
|Hit by vehicle||3||1||2|
|Hit by object||17||14||13|
|Trapped by something collapsing||0||1||1|
Budleigh Salterton No Win, No Fee Solicitors
If your injury claim is not won, a No Win, No Fee agreement between you and your solicitor means you are not required to pay the lawyer's fees. When your claim is successful, your legal costs must be settled by the losing Defendant (or their insurer).
The No Win, No Fee promise
Quittance warrant that No Win, No Fee means a Claimant do not need to pay the law firm's costs in the event that the claim is lost. Click here to read more about 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.
Get answers to your questions
Making the right decision for you depends on the right information. Get any questions answered before you make a decision.
Find additional information before picking up the phone. Read our frequently asked questions here.
Get started today
When you have made the decision to proceed, you can begin a injury claim by phoning 0800 612 7456 (or 0333 344 6575 from a mobile) or via Quittance's online contact form here.
Speak to a member of the Quittance panel of experts to discuss your claim. Call 0800 612 7456 or request a callback.