Updated: Wednesday, 27th July 2016
Quittance's nationwide panel of solicitors help clients throughout England and Wales keep more personal injury compensation with our fairer success fees.
Whether you live in Crossford or anywhere in the country, Quittance can will assist with your claim and we will always arrange a medical assessment at a medical centre near your home.
Making an injury claim
Claims should, in the majority of cases, be made within 3 years of the injury.
Whether a claim is being made for a road accident in Crossford or work-related illness, there are three elements to proving a claim. It must be demonstrated on the balance of probabilities 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.
Your lawyer should explain how each of these points will relate to your injury claim.
Tips for choosing the best no win no fee personal injury solicitor for your needs
You will be in contact with your legal representative for a long period of time, from several months for minor and moderate injury to potentially years for complex cases. The SRA regulates all solicitors, but service levels can vary.
Your legal representative should be someone you can trust at every step of the process to provide specialist legal guidance and practical advice.
Do I need to choose a local solicitor ?
The whereabouts of the lawyers office is not so critical as cases are typically run by phone, post and email.
It is however necessary to choose a company that has medical facilities near Crossford as you will almost always have to attend a medical assessment.
Reviews for solicitors in Crossford
Speaking to a solicitor is an easy way to identify whether they are a good fit. Reviews for personal injury law firms are a useful when contrasting the approach taken by individual firms.
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 asbestosis, for example, the compensation you actually keep could vary from £12,210 to £85,580 depending on the fees charged by your lawyer.
You should be aware of how much of your compensation will be taken to cover these fees.
Which types of claims for compensation do you handle in Crossford?
Our network of specialist solicitors have assisted people get compensation for a broad range of injury and illness.
Slip and trip accidents
Reported statistics indicate that slips, trips and falls are the most prevalent cause of accidents leading to injury at work. Slips, trips and falls are often the precursor to injuries categorised as another type of accident like being hit by an object falling from a vehicle, a fall from a height or a drowning accident. Public place cases for injuries like facial scarring sustained on pavement ice are also quite common with recent kerb stone trips having happened on Queen Anne Street and on Main St.
Clinical negligence in Crossford
Clinical negligence - at one time known as medical negligence - is where an illness or injury is sustained from a breach of the duty of care on the part of a General Practitioner or any other medical professional. Quittance's panel of injury lawyers acting for Fife and Crossford have helped with claims brought against private and NHS hospitals that include Lynebank Hospital, Halbeath Road, Dunfermline, KY11 4UW.
Accidents in the workplace
We have assisted Claimants injured at work, from carpenters to court reporters, to claim compensation from their employer.
Road traffic claims
Road accidents involving all vehicles in Crossford are relatively common. Police repoetrs reveal that there were 11 fatal accidents, 85 serious accidents and 454 slight accidents in 2013 in Fife (Total events were 550 local authority. In 2014 the total had decreased to 528.
Quittances group of expert personal injury solicitors have a wealth of experience in achieving the highest compensation for people who have been injured in a road accident in Crossford.
We recognise the difference compensation can make to the lives of people who have been affected by serious and catastrophic injury. A claim will lessen the impact of bills other financial issues and reduce stress so an injured Claimant and their dependants enabling them to focus on recovery. Quittance's panel of lawyers have for many years aided Claimants affected by serious accidents. Injuries which are held to be catastrophic or serious range from multiple fractures to radiation exposure.
Injury lawyers can avise on securing compensation for industrial illness including anything from NIHL to acute silicosis.
Crossford No Win, No Fee Expert Lawyers
Lawyers taking care of Crossford injury claims work on the basis of a Conditional Fee Agreement (CFA), known as a No Win, No Fee agreement.
This contract prevents your lawyer from charging you any legal fees if the claim fails.
A success fee will be charged by personal injury solicitors who work under a No Win, No Fee agreement. Unlike the standard legal fees, the 'success fee' is usually 25% and will be taken from your compensation.
No Win, No Fee - Guaranteed
Some firms could charge additional fees if they lose your case. Through a Quittance solicitor, No Win, No Fee protection is assured, with nothing extra in the small print. Read more about No Win, No Fee here
How to proceed
Whether you are ready to start you claim now or are simply looking for more information, Quittance can help.
Find out more about your claim
Quittance offer jargon-free answers helping Claimants decide whether to go ahead with an injury claim.
Find more answers without needing to pick up the phone. Read our frequently asked questions here.
Ready to make a injury claim?
You can begin a compensation claim here or phone 0800 612 7456 or 0333 344 6575.
Our specialist team can help. If you have any questions, you can request a free callback or phone us on 0800 612 7456 today.