Updated: Sunday, 7th August 2016
Whether you live in Danbury or anywhere else in the UK, we can can handle your claim and we will arrange a medical at a local medical centre.
Making an injury claim
Claims for personal injury compensation must be made within 3 years of the date you were injured or learned of your injury in the majority of cases.
Considerable legislation is in place to support injured people who seek compensation, and our panel of lawyers have years of experience giving advice to clients with regard to the strength of their claims.
In most cases, there are three main elements to proving a claim. It needs to be shown that:
- a duty of care was owed
- that the duty was breached
- the breach was the cause of the injury or illness
In all cases, a free phone call with an Danbury injury lawyer can give information and useful advice.
How to choose the best personal injury lawyer for you
Compensation for a claim for compensation can take months, and even years in cases of serious injury, to be paid. The SRA regulates all solicitors, however the level of service offered by different firms varies.
Your legal representative should be someone you are able to trust throughout your claim to give expert legal guidance and practical advice.
Do I need a local lawyer ?
The location of a lawyers office is not so critical as cases now tend to be handled by phone, post and email.
You will need to select a solicitors practice that has national medical centres as you will almost always need to go to an independent medical examination.
Check Danbury solicitor reviews
The standards of communication and advice offered by lawyers, as with any service, vary enormously.
Researching reviews can be informative when deciding which lawyer to instruct.
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Compensation is limited to costs you have had to bear as a result of the injury and by set recommended 'general damages' depending on the nature of the injury. Experience can also have an impact on the amount of compensation your solicitor will be able to negotiate. Find out more here.
Solicitors working on a No Win, No Fee basis generally charge a success fee and for ATE insurance. Deductions from a Claimant's compensation for serious injuries to the big toe or to several other toes, for example, ranges from £7,755 to £11,110 (based on 2015 market data).
The key issue to be aware of is how much of your compensation will be taken to cover these fees.
What kinds of compensation claims does Quittance conduct?
Quittance's network of solicitors represent individuals across Danbury whose accident circumstances resulted in serious injury including:
Clinical negligence in Danbury
Clinical negligence - previously called medical negligence - is when an illness or injury follows a failing by a healthcare provider. Our panel of personal injury solicitors acting for Danbury have helped Claimants with compensation claims brought against local hospitals including Baddow Hospital, West Hanningfield Road, Great Baddow, Chelmsford, CM2 8HN.
Danbury serious injury compensation
Quittance's team recognise the difference a successful claim will make to seriously injured Claimants.
By relieving the stress a serious injury imposes on a Claimant, compensation allows them to concentrate on their recovery and rehabilitation. Quittance's panel of specialist lawyers for many years have aided people affected by serious accidents. Injuries and medical conditions considered to be catastrophic or serious include brain injuries and benzene poisoning.
Lawyers can assist with claiming maximum compensation for industrial injuries that range from Noise induced hearing loss (NIHL) to asthma caused by flour.
Accidents in the workplace
We have helped Claimants injured at work, from catering assistants to credit analysts, to secure financial compensation settlements. Injury and illness figures for the Danbury local authority collated in accordance with regulations by the Government in the following table:
|Work accidents in Maldon Local Authority HSE)||2011/12||2012/13||2013/14|
|Electric shock injury (e.g. burns)||1||0||0|
|Contact with machinery||4||4||4|
|Harmful substance exposure (e.g. industrial and air pollution)||1||2||0|
|Fall from height||7||2||6|
|Injured by an animal||0||0||1|
|Slip, trip, fall same level||18||20||15|
|Struck by moving vehicle||1||1||1|
|Hit by falling object||6||4||4|
|Trapped by something collapsing||1||0||0|
Road traffic accidents (RTA) in Danbury
Quittances network of certified no win no fee personal injury lawyers have vast experience in obtaining optimum compensation for people who have sustained an injury in a road accident in Danbury.
Accidents involving all vehicles in Danbury are relatively frequent with 34 fatal accidents, 538 serious accidents and 3428 slight accidents in 2013 in Essex (Total events were 4000 council area. In 2014 total accidents had increased to 4,352.
Slip and trip accidents
Officially reported data stress the fact that slips and trips are the single most prevalent cause of injury at work in Essex and the UK as a whole. Slips and trips are quite often the forerunner to accidents categorised as something else like being hit by an object falling from a vehicle, when helping another person or an asphyxiation accident. Public place (Maldon local authority) accident claims injuries like fractured vertebrae happening on slippery pavements are also quite prevalent with street trips having occurred on Washington Rd and on Main Rd.
Danbury No Win, No Fee Specialist Lawyers
Solicitors taking care of claims in Danbury generally conduct the legal work on a CFA or Conditional Fee Agreement. This prevents the lawyer from expecting you to pay any legal fees if they lose the case.
The 100% No Win, No Fee guarantee
We guarantee that No Win, No Fee means you do not pay any of the law firm's legal costs in the event that your claim is lost. Read more about Quittance's 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.
Making the right decision depends on the right information. Get your questions answered before you instruct.
If you need more information before calling, try our FAQ pages.
Ready to make a claim?
Phone the Quittance team on 0800 612 7456 (or 0333 344 6575 from a mobile) to begin your claim, or start a claim online.
Quittance's team of experts help injured Claimants every day. If you have any questions, you can call 0800 612 7456 or request a callback today.