Updated: Saturday, 6th August 2016
No matter whether you are based in Bungay or anywhere in the UK, our experienced injury solicitors will handle your claim and we will arrange a medical report at a centre near you .
Making an injury claim
Claims must usually be made within a 3-year window, starting from the date the injury occurred.
To win a Bungay personal injury case, it must be proven that:
- You were owed a duty of care by the Defendant
- That duty was breached by the Defendant
- The Defendant's breach caused your injury or illness
The solicitor should look at how your injury claim relates to the points.
The importance of choosing the best no win no fee personal injury lawyer to handle your claim
In most cases a compensation claim will take some months to reach a conclusion and in severe injuries, some claims can take over a year. The SRA regulate legal advice given by solicitors, however the SRA are not required to monitor many issues that matter to people affected by injury, such as speed or level of service.
Your legal representative should be someone you can rely on throughout your claim to give expert legal guidance and compassionate practical advice.
What should you look for when comparing Bungay solicitor reviews?
Discussing you claim with a solicitor is an easy way to identify whether they are a good fit. Before you call, checking personal injury solicitor reviews should give you a idea of the range of service levels.
Will you need to choose a local Bungay injury lawyer ?
The whereabouts of the firm is not very important as injury cases are normally handled by phone and email.
However, you should select a company with medical facilities near you as you will have to attend a medical exam.
Once a settlement has been agreed, solicitors working on a no win no fee basis will usually charge a success fee and ATE insurance premium. For example, deductions from a Claimant's compensation for a broken tibula or fibula could vary between £1,000 and £7,370 (based on 2015 market research).
You should be aware of how much of your compensation will be taken to cover these fees.
Personal injury compensation cases our panel of lawyers conducts in Bungay and Suffolk
It is possible to claim compensation for a wide range of injuries in Bungay and Suffolk. We have helped with injuries including:
Accidents in the workplace
We have helped people, from building site contractors to art therapists, to claim compensation. Accident statistics for the Waveney local authority are published under RIDDOR by the Health and Safety Executive excerpted below:
|Workplace accidents in Waveney Local Authority (RIDAGGR)||2011/12||2012/13||2013/14|
|Contact with machinery||16||7||1|
|Exposed to explosion||0||0||1|
|Harmful substance exposure (e.g. pesticide related illnesses)||4||2||6|
|Fall from height (ladder)||11||10||10|
|Slip, trip, fall same level||58||49||42|
|Hit by vehicle||2||4||2|
|Struck by object||30||9||10|
Clinical and medical negligence in Bungay
Clinical negligence (once known as medical negligence) is where there has been a breach of the duty of care on the part of a hospital or other healthcare provider. Our panel of injury lawyers acting for Bungay have assisted with legal cases made against healthcare providers including All Hallows Hospital, Station Road, Ditchingham, Bungay, NR35 2QL.
Slip and trip injuries
Reported data underline the fact that slips and trips are by far the most frequent cause of injury in the Suffolk workplace. Slips and trips are typically the precursor to injuries incorrectly attributed to other causes such as being hit by an object falling from a machine, a fall from a ladder or a fire related accident. Public liability accident claims injuries like fractured vertebrae experienced on obstructed pathways are also quite prevalent with recent pavement crack trips having occurred on Earsham Street.
Road traffic accidents in Bungay
Road traffic accidents involving cars, motorbikes and other vehicles in Bungay are relatively commonplace with statistics showing a total of 2214 accidents (1923 slight accidents, 266 serious accidents and 25 fatal accidents) in 2013 in Suffolk local authority district. By 2014 accidents increased to 2,349.
Our group of trained no win, no fee personal injury solicitors have a wealth of experience in obtaining optimum awards for anyone injured in a car or motorbike accident in Bungay.
Bungay experts for serious injury compensation
The impact serious and catastrophic injury has will be understood by Courts and insurance companies when they are working out compensation.
By limiting the financial pressure a serious injury puts on an injured Claimant and their dependants, an injury claim allows Claimants to prioritise rehabilitation. Our network of law firms engage with Courts, insurance companies and medical professionals to make sure Claimants impacted by major accidents receive the support they need. Injuries and medical conditions held by the Courts to be serious include spinal cord damage and asbestos-related disease.
How No Win, No Fee injury lawyers take care of Bungay claims for compensation
Solicitors looking after injury claims in Bungay conduct the legal work on a Conditional Fee Agreement. This contract prevents your lawyer from being able to charge you any legal costs if the claim fails.
A success fee is levied by personal injury solicitors working under a No Win, No Fee agreement (also called a Conditional Fee Agreement or CFA). The success fee is paid out of your compensation and is in most cases 25 percent.
Quittance's 100% No Win, No Fee promise
Some solicitors may impose additional costs if they lose your case. With a Quittance injury lawyer, your No Win, No Fee protection is guaranteed, with no catches in the small print. Read more about Quittance's No Win, No Fee here
Whether you are ready to start you claim now or are simply looking for more information, Quittance can help.
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Making the right decision for you depends on the correct information. Get answers to your questions before you choose a solicitor.
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Ready to make a injury claim?
You can begin a injury claim here or phone us on 0800 612 7456 (or 0333 344 6575 from a mobile) to go through your claim with a personal injury solicitor.
Quittance's team of experts look forward to helping you. If you need more information, you can phone us on 0800 612 7456 or request a free callback.