Updated: Tuesday, 6th September 2016
Whether you are based in Codsall or anywhere in the UK, our expert solicitors can take on your claim and we will always arrange a medical report at a medical centre near you.
Making an injury claim
Compensation claims should, in most cases, be made within three years.
Extensive legislation is in place to support injured Claimants, and our network of expert solicitors have many years of experience advising their clients on the likelihood of success.
In order to successfully win an injury claim, 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
Legal and practical advice will be given on a short, no-obligation phone consultation with a Codsall-specialist lawyer.
How do you choose the best no win no fee personal injury lawyer?
Selecting the most suitable solicitor to represent you is an important step towards negotiating the highest compensation settlement.
What is the best way to make certain you choose the most appropriate solicitors' practice to help you?
What should you look for when checking reviews for solicitors in Codsall?
Talking to a solicitor about your case is an easy way to identify whether they are a good fit. Personal injury solicitor reviews are a great resource to compare the approach offered by different firms.
Solicitors working on a No Win, No Fee basis generally charge a success fee and for ATE insurance. Deductions from a Claimant's compensation for minor achilles tendon injuries, for example, ranges from £5,885 to £10,175 (based on 2015 market data).
Do you have to choose a law firm in Codsall?
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.
In general, the only aspect that will need to be performed 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.
Which kinds of claims do you handle in Codsall?
Quittance's network of solicitors assist Claimants in Codsall and across Staffordshire whose circumstances were diverse and which led to serious injuries.
Road traffic accidents (RTA) in Codsall
Road traffic accidents involving vehicles in Codsall are reasonably common. Officially reported accident data shows a total of 2862 accidents (2697 slight accidents, 141 serious accidents and 24 fatal accidents) in 2013 in Staffordshire local authority. In 2014 total accidents had increased to 3,083.
Quittances panel of specialist no win, no fee litigators are experienced in in achieving optimum damages for people hurt in a car or motorbike crash in Codsall.
Serious injury solicitors in Codsall
Courts understand that serious injuries will have a life-changing effect on an individual and their family. We work for compensation for severe injury and illness, including compensation for medical and care costs. Quittance's network of specialist solicitor firms engage with Courts, doctors and insurance providers to ensure Claimants affected by major accidents get medical and financial support.
Slips and trips
Health and Saftey Executive (HSE) statistics underline the fact that slips, trips and falls continue to be the most frequent accident in the Staffordshire workplace. These types of accident are sometimes the forerunner to accidents classified under another heading like being hit by an object falling from a ladder, a lifting injury or a harmful substance accident. Public place (South Staffordshire local authority) cases for injuries like fractured vertebrae suffered on raised flagstones are also quite prevalent with recent incidents having occurred on Station Rd and on Market Place.
Accidents in the workplace
Quittance has helped Claimants injured at work, from building site contractors to clothing and textile technologists, to claim injury compensation. Work accident statistics in the South Staffordshire local authority are compiled under the Reporting of Injuries, Diseases and Dangerous Occurrences Regulations by the HSE as follows:
|Work accidents in South Staffordshire Local Authority (HSE)||2011/12||2012/13||2013/14|
|Harmful substance exposure (e.g. diesel exhaust fumes)||2||0||0|
|Fall from height (ladder)||11||7||7|
|Slip, trip or fall||35||29||25|
|Struck by moving vehicle||0||4||4|
|Struck by object||16||18||5|
|Trapped under falling object||0||1||0|
Clinical and medical negligence in Codsall
Clinical negligence - in the past known as known as medical negligence - is the legal term a breach in the duty of care by a doctor, GP, surgeon or other healthcare professional. An example could be a birth injury compensation claim. Quittance's highly experienced panel of injury lawyers acting for Codsall have assisted with compensation claims brought against infirmaries and hospitals that include Nuffield Health Wolverhampton Hospital, Wood Road, Tettenhall, Wolverhampton, WV6 8LE.
No Win, No Fee Solicitors in Codsall
In the event that the claim is successful, the legal fees must be settled by the other party. In the event that you do not win your compensation claim, a No Win, No Fee agreement between you and the lawyer confirms that the legal costs will not be charged.
Are there any hidden fees?
Some firms may charge additional fees if the case does not complete. Using a Quittance injury lawyer, your No Win, No Fee protection is guaranteed, with no catches whatsoever. Read more about Quittance's No Win, No Fee here
What to do next
Whether you are ready to start you claim now or are simply looking for more information, Quittance can help.
Get further information
Before you choose to instruct your lawyer you should arm yourself with information about the process. The right information will help you make the best decision.
If you have more questions before phoning, try our FAQ section.
Ready to make your personal injury claim?
Call the Quittance team on 0800 612 7456 or 0333 344 6575 to commence a claim for compensation, or you can begin a claim online.
Our specialist team are here to help. Would you like to know more? You can call 0800 612 7456 or request a no-obligation callback.