Updated: Wednesday, 3rd August 2016
Whether you are based in Cuffley or anywhere in the country, our expert lawyers are able to take on your claim and we will always arrange a medical at a medical centre near you.
Making a personal injury claim
Claims for personal injury compensation must be made within a three-year window, starting from the date you knew of your injury in the majority of cases.
Extensive legislation is in place to support injured Claimants, and Quittance's panel of injury solicitors have many years of experience giving advice to their clients on the likelihood of success.
To win a Cuffley personal injury case, your solicitor must prove:
- The Defendant owed you a duty of care
- The Defendant breached that duty
- Your injury or illness was caused by that breach
Tips for choosing the best no win no fee personal injury solicitor to handle your claim
In most cases a claim can take several months to complete. In severe injuries, claims may run for one or two years. All solicitors are regulated by the SRA, however the quality of service does vary.
Given the impact your lawyer can have on your life and your recovery, finding a solicitor that matches your needs is an important first step.
The disparity in the level of success fees and ATE premiums between different lawyers working on No Win No Fee agreements is vast
E.g. the amount retained by an injured person having been awarded £10,461 for a fractured forearm could vary from £6,277 to £8,892.
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Read Cuffley solicitor reviews
Service levels provided by lawyers, as with any service, can differ considerably.
Researching online reviews can be enlightening if you are thinking about which lawyer to sign up with.
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Will you need a local solicitor ?
Choosing a nearby law firm is less relevant as injury cases can be handled remotely.
It is however necessary to instruct a solicitors' firm that offers national medical centres (possibly even home visits) as you will usually need to attend a medical assessment.
What kinds of compensation claims do you conduct in Cuffley?
Compensation can be arranged for a broad range of injuries in Cuffley. Quittance can help with injuries and illness including:
Serious injury specialists acting in Cuffley
The Courts recognise that serious injuries can have a significant impact on an individual. By reducing the financial pressure a serious or catastrophic injury places on a Claimant and their dependants, an injury claim allows people to concentrate on rehabilitation.
Solicitors can help Claimants with getting compensation for industrial illness that range from asbestos related illness to chronic silicosis.
We have assisted claims for contractors, self employed or employed injured Claimants, from dental nurses to economists, to secure financial compensation settlements. Work accident data for the Cuffley 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 Broxbourne Local Authority (HSE)||2011/12||2012/13||2013/14|
|Contact with machinery||7||5||8|
|Harmful substance exposure (e.g. PAH)||4||0||1|
|Fall from height (ladder)||18||10||3|
|Animal related (e.g. veterinary)||1||0||1|
|Lifting and carrying||45||31||19|
|Slip, trip or fall||39||26||26|
|Struck by moving vehicle||10||4||4|
|Struck by object||20||14||13|
|Trapped by something collapsing||1||0||1|
Clinical and medical negligence in Cuffley
Clinical negligence, once called medical negligence, is when there has been a breach of the duty of care by a healthcare provider. Our panel of personal injury solicitors acting for Hertfordshire and Cuffley have helped people with medical negligence claims made against NHS and private hospitals that include BMI The Kings Oak Hospital, The Ridgeway, Enfield, EN2 8SD.
Road traffic compensation claims
Accidents involving vehicles in Cuffley are common. Officially reported accident data shows a total of 3139 accidents (2754 slight accidents, 358 serious accidents and 27 fatal accidents) in 2013 in Hertfordshire local authority. In 2014 accidents increased to 3,690.
Our group of road traffic accident (RTA) solicitors are experienced in in fighting for maximum general and special damages for anyone hurt in a car or motorcycle crash in Cuffley.
Slip, trip and fall accidents
Government data underscore the fact that employee slips, trips and falls are still the most prevalent accident at work in Hertfordshire and the UK as a whole. These types of accident are frequently forerunner to injuries attributed to other reasons such as being struck by a falling object, being trapped by something collapsing or a harmful substance accident. Public place (Broxbourne local authority) legal claims for injuries such as pulled muscles experienced on pavement cracks are also quite common with incidents having occurred on Station Rd and on Goffs Lane.
Cuffley No Win, No Fee Expert Lawyers
When you win the case, the fees for your solicitor are covered by the other side (or their insurance company). If your claim is not successful, a No Win, No Fee agreement between you and your lawyer means you are not required to pay the legal costs.
Do you have to pay any extra costs?
Quittance promise No Win, No Fee means the injured party will not need to pay your solicitor's costs in the event that your claim is lost.
Read more about our No Win, No Fee here
Whether you are ready to start you claim now or are simply looking for more information, Quittance can help.
Get your questions answered
Before you instruct arm yourself with information about making a claim. Information can help you to make the right decision for you.
If you need more information before you are ready to call, see our FAQ section.
Get a compensation claim started
When you have made the choice to proceed, you can start a claim by calling 0800 612 7456 or 0333 344 6575 or via the contact form.
If you would like to discuss your options before starting, call on 0800 612 7456 or request a callback at a time that is convenient for you.