Updated: Sunday, 7th August 2016
Whether you live in Coalville or anywhere else in the UK, our expert solicitors are able to take on your claim and we will set up a medical at a medical centre near you.
Making an injury claim
Claims for personal injury compensation should be made within a three-year window, starting from the date you knew of your injury in most cases.
Considerable legislation is in place to give support to people planning to make a claim, and our panel of injury solicitors have many years of experience giving advice to their clients regarding the likelihood of success.
For the majority of injury claims, proving a claim involves three components. It needs to be proven that:
- the person or company causing the injury owed you a duty of care
- the duty of care was breached
- this breach caused your illness or injury
Choosing the best no win no fee personal injury lawyer
Compensation for a claim for compensation can take months, and even years in the most serious claims, to be settled. The SRA regulates all solicitors, but service levels can vary.
Given the impact your solicitor can have on your life and your recovery, finding a solicitor that meets your needs is vital.
Look into Coalville personal injury solicitor reviews
The quality of advice offered by lawyers, as with any service, can differ.
Online personal injury solicitor reviews can be instructive when contemplating which solicitor to sign up with.
Compensation is restricted by the expenses you have incurred and by set recommended 'general damages' depending on the nature of the injury. Your solicitor's experience can impact the level of damages negotiated. Get more information about how much you can claim.
You should be aware that the amount of compensation you get to keep can vary considerably from firm to firm (2015 research). No Win, No Fee solicitors will expect you to pay a success fee and an ATE insurance premium. For a moderate thumb injury, for example, the compensation you actually keep could vary from £7,810 to £10,175 depending on the fees charged by your lawyer.
Does the location of the solicitor matter?
You do not need to pick a solicitor near you.
The only element of a personal injury claim that usually should be carried out locally is the medical. This exam is carried out in partnership with a member of our national network of medical professionals.
Injury compensation cases our network of lawyers conducts in Coalville and Leicestershire
It is possible to make a claim for a wide range of injuries in Coalville and Leicestershire. Our team have helped with injuries and illness including:
Accidents in the workplace
We have handled claims for people, from plasterers to clinical microbiologists, to claim maximum compensation for their injuries. Accident information in the Coalville local authority are published in accordance with RIDDOR regulations by the HSE excerpted below:
|Workplace accidents in North West Leicestershire Local Authority (RIDAGGR)||2011/12||2012/13||2013/14|
|Machinery related injury||9||6||6|
|Harmful substance exposure (e.g. toluene)||4||1||1|
|Fall from height||23||9||17|
|Injured by an animal||2||0||0|
|Lifting and handling injuries||96||61||51|
|Slip, trip or fall||64||43||43|
|Struck by moving vehicle||2||6||4|
|Struck by object||35||18||22|
Slip and trip accidents
Recorded figures stress the fact that employee slips, trips and falls are still the most common cause of injury at work in Leicestershire. These types of accident are frequently connected to accidents recorded in another category for instance being struck by a moving object or an exposure to fire (burn) accident. Public place accident claims injuries such as torn ligaments suffered on raised kerb stones are also common with falls having happened on Lower Moor Rd and on Hall Lane.
Road accidents in Coalville
Accidents involving cars, motorbikes and other vehicles in Coalville are quite common. Gov. uk statistics show 24 fatal accidents, 162 serious accidents and 1703 slight accidents in 2013 in Leicestershire (Total events were 1889 council area. By 2014 accidents increased to 1,915.
Our network of proficient no win no fee lawyers have years of experience in negotiating optimum compensation for people who have been injured in a road accident in Coalville.
Coalville serious injury compensation claims
The impact serious injury can have will be acknowledged by Courts when calculating a claim. By limiting the financial pressure a serious injury places on an injured Claimant and their family, injury compensation allows individuals to prioritise recovery. Our panel of specialist serious injury solicitors have aided people claim damages for a wide range of severe conditions and injuries. Injuries and medical conditions referred to as catastrophic or serious include birth negligence, spinal cord damage and radiation exposure.
Medical negligence in Coalville
Clinical negligence (until recently called medical negligence) is where an injury is connected to a breach of the duty of care on the part of a GP or any other medical professional, either NHS or private. Quittance's expert panel of injury solicitors acting for Coalville have helped people with compensation claims made against hospitals that include Coalville Community Hospital, Broom Leys Road, LE67 4DE.
How No Win, No Fee injury lawyers look after Coalville claims for compensation
Lawyers taking care of claims in Coalville and Leicestershire usually act on the basis of a CFA or Conditional Fee Agreement, known as a No Win, No Fee agreement.
The agreement prevents your solicitor from charging any fees if the claim fails.
A 'success fee' can be charged by injury lawyers who work under a No Win, No Fee agreement (Conditional Fee Agreement). The fee will be in most cases 25 percent and is deducted from the compensation award.
Will you need to pay any fees?
Some firms could charge extra fees should the case end prematurely. With Quittance's solicitors, No Win, No Fee is assured, with no catches in the small print.
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What should you do next?
Whether you are ready to start you claim now or are simply looking for more information, Quittance can help.
Get further information
Making the right decision depends on getting the right information. Get your questions answered before you instruct.
Find answers to popular questions asked by people seeking claims advice on the frequently asked questions page.
You can start your injury claim online here or call us on 0800 612 7456 (or 0333 344 6575 from a mobile) to talk to a member of Quittance's team.
Talk to a member of the Quittance network of specialists for more information about the process. Request a no-obligation callback or call 0800 612 7456.