Updated: Tuesday, 9th August 2016
Whether you live in Crediton or anywhere in the UK, our personal injury lawyers will handle your claim and we will always set up a medical assessment at a medical centre near you.
Making a personal injury claim
Claims should, in the majority of cases, be made within a three-year window, starting from the date you knew of your injury.
Extensive legislation is in place to support people planning to make a claim, and our network of specialist solicitors have years of experience giving advice to their clients regarding the likelihood of success.
Whether compensation is being claimed for a road accident in Crediton, proving an injury claim will involve three issues. 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
Legal and practical advice can be provided by a brief, no-obligation consultation with a Crediton-specialist solicitor.
How do you select the best no win no fee personal injury solicitor?
Instructing the most suitable personal injury lawyer for your legal case is a critical step towards successfully claiming the best compensation settlement for your illness or injuries.
What is the best way to make sure you choose the best one to represent you?
Does the location of the personal injury solicitor matter?
As with many professional services, you do not need to select a solicitor near you.
Usually, the only aspect that needs a local service provider 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 medical network.
Your lawyer will arrange for a medical practitioner in your area to conduct your medical.
The contrast in success fees and After the Event (ATE) insurance premiums charged by firms is huge.
As an example the amount retained by a Claimant having been awarded £28,335 for vibration white finger affecting causing a change in job could vary from £17,001 to £24,085.
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Check Crediton personal injury solicitor reviews
The quality of legal advice provided by lawyers, as with any professional service, can vary a great deal.
Researching reviews can certainly be enlightening if you are weighing up which solicitor to instruct.
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What kinds of compensation claims do you handle in Crediton and Devon?
Our panel of expert lawyers have assisted individuals receive compensation for a wide range of injury and illness.
Road traffic claims
Road accidents involving all vehicles in Crediton are relatively common. Official statistics show a total of 2404 accidents (2094 slight accidents, 294 serious accidents and 16 fatal accidents) in 2013 in Devon local authority. In 2014 the total had increased to 2,427.
Our group of certified no win no fee legal advisors are experienced in in getting maximum compensation for people injured in a road accident in Crediton.
Injury lawyers can avise on claiming compensation for industrial injuries that include anything from mesolthelioma to carbon monoxide poisoning claim.
Clinical and medical negligence in Crediton
Clinical negligence - previously called medical negligence - is where an injury is sustained following a breach in the duty of care by a doctor, GP, surgeon or other medical provider. An example could be a prescription error claim. Quittance's panel of injury solicitors acting for Crediton have been instructed on medical negligence claims filed against infirmaries and hospitals including Crediton Hospital, Western Road, Crediton, EX17 3NH.
Serious injury solicitors acting in Crediton
The impact serious and catastrophic injury can have will be understood by insurers and the Courts when working out what a claim is worth.
Compensation should lessen the financial load on a Claimant and their family enabling them to focus on recovery.
Quittance's network of specialist lawyers have aided Claimants claim compensation for numerous major injuries and conditions. Injury and illness categorised as serious and catastrophic range from eye injuries to lung disease.
Slip and trip injuries
HSE statistics stress the fact that employee slips, trips and falls are, by a considerable degree, the most prevalent cause of accidents leading to injury in the Devon workplace. Slips and trips are often the initiators of accidents classified under another heading like being hit by an object falling from a vehicle, a fall from height or a toxic substance accident. Public place litigation for injuries such as fractured ankles happening on spillages are also quite prevalent with street falls having happened on Market St.
We have assisted Claimants, from carpenters to crown prosecution service lawyers, to secure financial compensation awards. Injury and illness statistics in the Mid Devon local authority are listed under the Reporting of Injuries, Diseases and Dangerous Occurrences Regulations by the Health and Safety Executive and set out below:
|Work accidents in Mid Devon Local Authority (HSE)||2011/12||2012/13||2013/14|
|Harmful substance exposure (e.g. pesticide related illnesses)||1||1||3|
|Fall from height (ladder)||9||9||5|
|Animal related (e.g. dog bites)||2||1||4|
|Slip or trip||27||24||26|
|Struck by moving vehicle||0||6||3|
|Struck by object||6||13||8|
|Crushed by something collapsing||0||1||1|
No Win, No Fee Solicitors handling cases in Crediton
Lawyers taking care of injury claims in Crediton mostly act on the basis of a CFA or Conditional Fee Agreement, also called a No Win, No Fee agreement. This No Win, No Fee agreement prevents the lawyer from expecting you to pay any legal fees if the claim fails.
Are there extra fees to account for?
Quittance's specialist injury solicitors promise that No Win, No Fee means you shall never have to pay any of the solicitor's legal costs should you do not win your claim.
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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 answers to your questions
Making the right decision depends on possessing the correct information. Get any questions answered before you make a decision.
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Start a compensation claim
You can begin a claim here or phone us on 0800 612 7456 (0333 344 6575 from mobiles) to speak to an expert lawyer.
Talk to our team today for more detail about you claim. Request a free callback or call 0800 612 7456.