Updated: Saturday, 30th July 2016
Whether you are based in Cookham or anywhere in the UK, we can will manage your claim and we will arrange a medical report at a local medical centre.
Making a claim
Claims must, in the majority of cases, be made within three years of the date of the injury.
To win a Cookham personal injury case, your solicitor must demonstrate:
- 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
How to pick the best no win no fee personal injury lawyer
Selecting the most appropriate law firm to help you is your most important step towards achieving the most compensation.
How can you ensure you select the ideal law firm to handle your case?
The variation in the amount of success fees between different law firms is an important consideration for Claimants.
As an example the amount of financial compensation retained by an injured person who was awarded £79,205 for mesothelioma might vary from £47,523 to £67,324.
Read more at Compare personal injury solicitors fees
Comparing injury solicitors in Cookham - online reviews
Discussing you claim with a solicitor is useful if you have any questions about their approach. Reviews for personal injury law firms are a useful when contrasting the approach offered by different firms.
Are Cookham Claimants restricted to only local lawyers?
You do not need to pick a lawyer 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.
Wherever your solicitor is based, they will arrange for a local medical expert to carry out the exam.
Compensation claims we handle in Cookham and Berkshire
Quittance's panel of experienced solicitors assist Claimants receive compensation for a broad range of injuries.
Serious injury solicitors in Cookham
The Courts understand that serious injuries will have a life-altering effect on a Claimant and their dependants. We work for maximum compensation for major injuries. This includes claiming for the cost of ongoing treatment and care.
Our panel of lawyers communicate with insurance companies, medical practitioners and the Courts to ensure people affected by serious accidents get the legal and medical support they need.
Road traffic claims
Road accidents involving cars, mororbikes and all other vehicles in Cookham are common. Gov. uk statistics show a total of 454 accidents (399 slight accidents, 52 serious accidents and 3 fatal accidents) in 2013 in Berkshire local authority district. In 2014 accidents decreased to 454.
Quittances network of professional litigators have decades of experience in fighting for maximum compensation for people hurt in a car accident in Cookham.
Accidents at work
We have handled claims for people hurt in an accident, from office workers to childrens nurses, to claim for their work related injuries. Accident at work data in the Wycombe local authority collated in accordance with the Reporting of Injuries, Diseases and Dangerous Occurrences Regulations by the Government and set out below:
|HSE reported work accidents in Wycombe Local Authority||2011/12||2012/13||2013/14|
|Fire related (e.g. burns)||0||0||1|
|Harmful substance exposure (e.g. exposure to Teflon fumes)||5||5||4|
|Fall from height (ladder)||16||15||11|
|Injured by an animal||1||0||5|
|Lifting and handling injuries||52||36||24|
|Slip, trip or fall (not from height)||75||53||40|
|Struck by moving vehicle||3||2||2|
|Struck by object||12||8||17|
|Trapped by something collapsing||1||1||0|
Clinical and medical negligence in Cookham
Clinical negligence - in the past known as called medical negligence - is where an injury or illness is suffered by a person a failing by a healthcare provider, either NHS or private. An example might be a care home injury compensation claim. Quittance's highly experienced panel of lawyers acting for Cookham have helped with medical negligence cases made against NHS and private hospitals including Marlow Community Hospital, Victoria Road, Marlow, SL7 1DJ.
Slip and trip injuries
HSE figures indicate that slips, trips and falls are by far the most common cause of injury in the Berkshire workplace. These types of accident are sometimes connected to accidents categorised as something else like being hit by moving machinery, a fall from a height or a quarry drowning accident. Public liability cases for injuries like broken shoulders happening on poorly maintained roads are also quite common with recent kerb stone trips having happened on Furlong Road.
Cookham No Win, No Fee Personal Injury Solicitors
Were you to win, the legal fees are settled by the other side (or their insurer). In the event that your injury claim is not successful, a No Win, No Fee agreement between you and the solicitor confirms that you are not required to pay the legal costs.
A 'success fee' is charged by solicitors serving Cookham working under a No Win, No Fee agreement. The success fee is usually 25 percent and will be paid out of your compensation award.
100% No Win, No Fee - Guaranteed
Quittance's expert injury solicitors warrant No Win, No Fee means you will never have to pay any of the lawyer's fees if the injury claim be unsuccessful.
Click here for more about Quittance's No Win, No Fee.
What should happen 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 the right information. Get your questions answered before you instruct.
Get answers to popular questions on our frequently asked questions page.
Ready to start your compensation claim?
Call an expert lawyer on 0800 612 7456 to begin the compensation claim. Alternatively, you can begin your injury claim online.
If you would like to discuss your options with a personal injury solicitor or need to ask something else first, request a callback at a convenient time or contact on 0800 612 7456.