Updated: Friday, 29th July 2016
If you are based in Cleethorpes or anywhere else in England or Wales, our expert injury solicitors can handle your claim and we will arrange a medical report at a medical centre near your home.
Making a personal injury claim
Claims must, in the majority of cases, be made within 3 years of the date you were injured or learned of your injury.
Extensive legislation exists to provide support for people seeking compensation, and Quittance's network of specialist lawyers have many years of experience giving advice to clients on the likelihood of success.
Whether claiming for a road accident or work-related illness, proving a claim involves three components. It needs to 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 short, no-obligation phone call with a specialist solicitor can provide information and invaluable guidance.
How do you select the best no win no fee personal injury lawyer?
Choosing the most suitable personal injury lawyer for your case is a crucial step towards achieving the most compensation for your injuries.
With some over 100 offices within a 25 radius of Cleethorpes SRA website 2015) - how can you make certain you choose the most appropriate one to work with?
Reviews for injury lawyers in Cleethorpes
Different lawyers adopt many different approaches, from more casual and friendly to strictly professional. Personal injury solicitor reviews are a useful when contrasting the quality of service taken by individual firms.
The variation in the level of personal injury success fees charged by lawyers can have a significant impact on your compensation.
E.g. the amount of financial compensation retained by a Claimant agreeing on a settlement of £18,489 for a broken leg could conceivably vary from £11,093 to £15,716.
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Do you need to instruct a local Cleethorpes injury lawyer ?
The whereabouts of the law firm is not relevant as injury cases are normally managed by phone and email.
However, you should select a solicitors' firm that offers medical facilities near Cleethorpes as you will almost always need to attend an independent medical examination.
Which compensation claims does Quittance handle in Cleethorpes?
Compensation can be claimed for a wide range of injuries and illnesses in Cleethorpes and across Lincolnshire. Our team can help with injuries including:
Road traffic accidents (RTA) in Cleethorpes
Road traffic accidents involving cars, mororbikes and all other vehicles in Cleethorpes are relatively common. Official statistics reveal a total of 659 accidents (565 slight accidents, 87 serious accidents and 7 fatal accidents) in 2013 in North East Lincolnshire council area. In 2014 accidents increased to 729. Accidents in the Cleethorpes area in 2013 included car crashes on the single carriageway of the A1031 and A1098 roundabout and on the single carriageway of the A16 and A1031 roundabout.
Quittances panel of qualified road traffic accident (RTA) solicitors are experienced in in achieving the highest compensation for Claimants who have been injured in a car accident in Cleethorpes.
Serious injury experts in Cleethorpes
Quittance's team recognise the difference an injury claim makes to the lives of people whose lives have been affected by major injury.
A successful claim will lessen the financial burden on an injured Claimant enabling them to prioritise recovery.
Our panel of law firms have helped Claimants affected by serious accidents and injuries. Injuries which are considered to be catastrophic or serious range from back injuries to lung disease.
Clinical negligence in Cleethorpes
Clinical negligence (formerly called medical negligence) is the term for when an injury or illness is associated with a failure to carry out a responsibility by a healthcare professional. Our expert panel of injury solicitors acting for Lincolnshire and Cleethorpes have helped people with medical negligence legal action brought against NHS and private hospitals including Diana Princess Of Wales Hospital, Scartho Road, Grimsby, DN33 2BA.
Slip, trip and fall injuries
Health and Safety data demonstrate that employee slips and trips are the most prevalent accident at work in Lincolnshire. Slips, trips and falls are sometimes connected to injuries attributed to other causes such as being hit by moving machinery, a crush injury from something overturning or an exposure to fire (burn) accident. Public place (North East Lincolnshire local authority) cases for injuries like torn ligaments occurring on pavement ice are also quite common with trips having happened on Convamore Rd and on Cleethorpe Rd.
Quittance has handled claims for Claimants injured at work, from warehouse assistants to community education officers, to claim maximum compensation. Work injury statistics for the Cleethorpes local authority collated in accordance with RIDDOR regulations by the HSE excerpted below:
|Work accidents in North East Lincolnshire Local Authority (HSE)||2011/12||2012/13||2013/14|
|Machinery related injury||13||19||18|
|Explosion related (e.g. gas)||2||0||0|
|Exposed to fire||0||1||0|
|Harmful substance exposure (e.g. soil contamination)||8||2||2|
|Fall from height (ladder)||24||20||23|
|Animal related (e.g. dog bites)||4||2||2|
|Slip, trip, fall same level||110||77||107|
|Struck by moving vehicle||7||5||8|
|Struck by object||44||34||26|
|Trapped by something collapsing||2||0||1|
How No Win, No Fee solicitors handle Cleethorpes compensation claims
No Win, No Fee agreements cover injured Claimants from a need to pay solicitors' fees if they do not succeed in their claim.
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Quittance guarantee No Win, No Fee means a Claimant will not pay your lawyer's legal fees in the event that the claim is lost.
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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
Quittance provide jargon-free answers to help you choose whether to go ahead.
Get additional information without picking up the phone. Read our frequently asked questions here.
Start your claim
Once you have made the choice to get underway, you can begin your claim for compensation by phoning 0800 612 7456 or via our contact form.
Speak to a member of Quittance's team to discuss your claim. Phone us on 0800 612 7456 or request a callback.