Updated: Wednesday, 3rd August 2016
Whether you are based in Cromer or anywhere else in the UK, our lawyers will assist with your claim and we will always arrange a medical at a local medical centre.
Making an injury claim
Claims for compensation should be made within a 3-year window, starting from the date the injury occurred in the majority of cases.
For the majority of injury claims, proving an injury claim involves three components. It needs to be shown that the person or company causing the injury owed you a duty of care, that this duty of care was breached, and this breach caused your illness or injury.
Getting your claim started sooner will allow your lawyer to collect useful supporting evidence.
How do you select the best no win no fee personal injury lawyer?
Selecting the best injury lawyer for your legal case is a crucial step towards successfully claiming the best compensation settlement.
With some over 75 offices within 25 miles of Cromer (according the Solicitors Regulation Authority), how can you ensure you choose the most appropriate legal practice to act for you?
The difference in the amount of personal injury success fees and After the Event (ATE) insurance premiums charged by firms is quite significant
For instance the amount retained by an injured person awarded £12,359 for chest injuries might vary from £7,415 to £10,505.
Additional reading How much can you claim?
Do you have to choose a law firm in Cromer?
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.
Your lawyer will arrange for a medical practitioner in your area to conduct your medical.
Personal injury solicitor reviews in Cromer - Tips for comparing firms
Talking to a solicitor about your case is an easy way to identify whether they are a good fit. Reviews for personal injury law firms are a great resource to compare the approach and service levels offered by different firms.
What cases does Quittance conduct in Cromer and Norfolk?
It is possible to make a claim for a wide range of injuries and illnesses in Cromer and Norfolk. Our team can assist with injuries including:
Accidents in the workplace
We have assisted claims for Claimants, from scaffolding erectors to corporate treasurers, to claim compensation from their employer. Work injury figures for the North Norfolk local authority are listed in accordance with RIDDOR legislation by the Government in the table below:
|Workplace accidents in North Norfolk Local Authority (RIDAGGR)||2011/12||2012/13||2013/14|
|Electric shock injury||0||1||0|
|Machinery related injury||11||6||9|
|Exposed to explosion||0||0||1|
|Fire related (e.g. burns)||1||1||0|
|Harmful substance exposure (e.g. toxic torts)||1||1||0|
|Fall from height||7||13||10|
|Animal related (e.g. dog bites)||1||0||1|
|Lifting and handling injuries||39||19||22|
|Slip or trip||56||32||25|
|Struck by moving vehicle||3||2||1|
|Hit by falling object||16||10||12|
|Trapped by something collapsing||2||0||1|
Cromer serious injury compensation
We recognise the vital difference an injury claim makes to people impacted by catastrophic and serious injury. A claim will lessen the impact of bills other financial issues on an injured Claimant and their dependants so they can focus on recovery.
Quittance's panel of expert lawyers engage with insurance providers and the Courts, helping to ensure people impacted by major accidents receive the support they need.
Medical negligence in Cromer
Clinical negligence - until recently referred to as medical negligence - is the legal term a breach in the duty of care by a General Practitioner or any other healthcare provider. Quittance's panel of solicitors acting for Norfolk and Cromer have worked on claims filed against health services that include Cromer and District Hospital, Mill Road, Mill Road, Cromer, NR27 0BQ.
Road traffic accidents (RTA) in Cromer
Road traffic accidents involving vehicles in Cromer are relatively commonplace. Government statistics reveal a total of 2391 accidents (1999 slight accidents, 352 serious accidents and 40 fatal accidents) in 2013 in Norfolk local authority district. In 2014 accidents increased to 2,578.
Quittances network of expert road traffic accident (RTA) legal advisors have years of experience in obtaining the highest general and special damages for people who have sustained an injury in a road accident in Cromer.
Slip, trip and fall accidents
Health and Saftey Executive (HSE) figures emphasise the fact that employee slips and trips continue to be the most common cause of injury in the Norfolk workplace in 2015. These types of accident are often the cause of injuries attributed to other causes e.g. being hit by an object falling from a lifting machinery or a swimming pool drowning accident. Public place (North Norfolk local authority) cases for injuries like broken wrists happening on potholes are also quite common with recent falls having happened on Mill Rd and on High Street.
Litigators can assist with claiming compensation for industrial illnesses including anything from radiation exposure to asthma caused by enzymes.
Cromer No Win, No Fee Expert Solicitors
Were the injury claim to be won, the legal fees are settled by the losing party or their insurance company. In the event that your injury claim is lost, a No Win, No Fee agreement with the solicitor confirms that you are not required to pay their legal fees.
A success fee is charged by Cromer lawyers who work under a No Win, No Fee agreement (Conditional Fee Agreement). The fee is usually 25% and is deducted from your compensation award.
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Quittance promise No Win, No Fee means you will not have to pay your lawyer's fees should you do not win the injury claim. Click here for more about our No Win, No Fee.
How to proceed
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 correct information. Get your questions answered before you instruct a lawyer.
Find more information online without having to call a law firm. Read our frequently asked questions.
Ready to begin?
Call an expert on 0800 612 7456 to get the claim for compensation underway, or start a personal injury claim online here.
If you have more questions or would like to discuss your options with an injury lawyer, call 0800 612 7456 or request a callback.