Updated: Thursday, 4th August 2016
No matter whether you are based in Chichester or anywhere in the UK, our personal injury lawyers will handle your claim and we will always arrange a medical report at a centre near you .
Making a claim
Extensive legislation is in place to give support to Claimants seeking compensation for their injuries, and Quittance's network of injury lawyers have years of experience giving advice to their clients with regard to the strength of their claims.
People with certain illnesses or conditions such as asbestosis are frequently still able to claim even where the illness's cause happened years or even decades earlier. In these circumstances, it is the date of knowledge, or diagnosis that matters.
In order to successfully win an injury claim, it must be proven that:
- The Defendant owed you a duty of care
- The Defendant breached that duty
- Your injury or illness was caused by that breach
Finding the best no win no fee personal injury solicitor
Identifying the most appropriate injury lawyer to act for you is a key step towards getting the best compensation award for your accident.
With some over 100 offices within a 25 radius of Chichester - how do you make certain you choose the best legal practice to help you?
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The levels of service offered by lawyers, as with any service, vary considerably.
Online reviews can certainly be a good place to start if you are attempting to decide which solicitor to work with.
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The disparity in the level of success fees and After the Event (ATE) insurance premiums charged by solicitors is an important consideration for Claimants.
For example the amount retained by a successful Claimant awarded £25,721 for a serious wrist injury might vary from £15,432 to £21,862.
Read more at How to compare injury solicitors quotes
Will I have to choose a law firm near me?
Many solicitors operate across the country, allowing Claimants to make a choice based on factors including level of success fees charged and quality of service.
For the majority of claims, the only aspect that should be carried out locally 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.
Cases Quittance handles
Compensation could be claimed for a range of injury and illness in Chichester and throughout West Sussex. Our team can assist with:
The Courts recognise that a serious injury has a significant impact on an affected individual.
We fight for compensation for major injuries and chronic conditions, which includes claiming for the cost of treatment and physiotherapy.
Quittance's panel of specialist solicitors have helped Claimants affected by severe accidents. Injuries considered by the Courts to be serious and catastrophic range from head injuries to chemical burns.
Medical and clinical negligence in Chichester
Clinical negligence (at one time called medical negligence) is when an illness or injury is suffered by a person a breach in the duty of care by a healthcare professional. Our select panel of personal injury lawyers acting for Chichester have been instructed on medical negligence legal action brought against healthcare providers that include St Richard's Hospital, Spitalfield Lane, Chichester, PO19 6SE.
Road traffic claims
Road traffic accidents involving cars, mororbikes and all other vehicles in Chichester are relatively common. Police repoetrs reveal that there were 30 fatal accidents, 408 serious accidents and 2116 slight accidents in 2013 in West Sussex (Total events were 2554 local authority district. By 2014 total accidents had increased to 2,748. Accidents in the Chichester region in 2013 included traffic collisions on the A27 and A259 roundabout and on the A27 and A286 roundabout.
Quittances group of best of breed road traffic accident litigators have years of experience in securing the highest settlements for anyone who has been injured in a car accident in Chichester.
Slip and trip injuries
Officially reported figures indicate that slips and trips are the most common cause of injury at work in West Sussex in 2015. Slips and trips are frequently related to injuries classified under another heading e.g. being struck by moving machinery or a toxic substance accident. Public place legal claims for injuries like broken toes experienced on poorly maintained roads are also quite common with falls having happened on West Street and on St. James Rd.
Accidents at work
We have handled claims for people, from scaffolding erectors to company secretarys, to claim for their work related injuries. Accident figures for the Chichester local authority made available under RIDDOR by the Health and Safety Executive in the table below:
|Work accidents in Chichester Local Authority (RIDAGGR)||2011/12||2012/13||2013/14|
|Contact with machinery||4||5||10|
|Fire related (e.g. burns)||2||0||0|
|Harmful substance exposure (e.g. food poisoning)||3||1||0|
|Fall from height (ladder)||12||9||13|
|Animal related (e.g. serious cat scratches)||2||2||0|
|Lifting and carrying||45||39||43|
|Slip, trip or fall||65||39||41|
|Struck by moving vehicle||1||1||5|
|Struck by object||25||13||16|
|Crushed by something collapsing||2||0||0|
Chichester No Win, No Fee Expert Solicitors
When your claim is won, the fees for your solicitor must be settled by the other side (or their insurer). When your solicitor loses the claim, a No Win, No Fee agreement with your lawyer confirms that the legal costs will not be charged.
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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 more information
Quittance give detailed answers to help people affected by injury decide whether to go ahead.
If you would like to know more before you are ready to call, try our FAQs.
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You can start the personal injury claim online or phone us on 0800 612 7456 (0333 344 6575 from mobiles).
Our team of personal injury specialists can help. Would you like to know more? You can phone us on 0800 612 7456 or request a no-obligation callback today.