A guide to making a personal injury claim

By Howard Willis

No matter whether you live in Daventry or anywhere else in the UK, we can are able to take on your claim and we will always set up a medical report at a local medical centre.

Have I got a personal injury claim?

If you were injured in an accident in the last three years and another party was responsible, our panel of expert solicitors can help you make an injury claim.

How much can I claim?

The amount of compensation that you are likely to be awarded depends on a number of criteria. Our online compensation calculator provides a good idea of the compensation you could win.

Making a personal injury claim

Compensation claims must, in the majority of cases, be made within three years of the date the accident occurred or you learned of the injury.

Extensive legislation is in place to give support to injured Claimants, and Quittance's network of solicitors have years of experience giving advice to their clients with regard to the strength of their claims.

In most cases, a successful compensation claim has these key elements. It needs to be demonstrated that a duty of care was owed, that this duty was breached, and the breach was the cause of the injury or illness.

A no-obligation phone call with an Daventry injury lawyer can give answers and advice.

What factors to think about when picking the right solicitor

Instructing the most suitable solicitor to help you is a crucial step towards getting the best compensation settlement for your accident.

With some over 100 offices within a 25 radius of Daventry - how can you make sure you choose the best firm for your needs?

The variation in the amount of success fees and insurance premiums between different firms is an important consideration for Claimants.

To illustrate the point, the amount of financial compensation retained by a successful Claimant being awarded compensation of £55,204 for severe complex regional pain syndrome can vary from £33,122 to £46,923.

Further reading : How much can you claim?

Are Daventry Claimants restricted to only local lawyers?

Claimants are not restricted to local firms and can make a selection based on the success fee a solicitor charges or other service factors.

Usually, the only aspect that does require a local service 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.

Solicitor reviews in Daventry - What to consider

Different lawyers adopt many different approaches, from sympathetic to strictly professional. Personal injury solicitor reviews are a useful when contrasting the approach and service levels taken by individual firms.

Compensation cases Quittance conducts in Daventry

Compensation can be claimed for a wide range of injury and illness throughout Daventry. Our team can assist with injuries including:

Medical negligence in Daventry

Clinical negligence (previously referred to as medical negligence) is the legal term a failing on the part of a doctor, GP, surgeon or other medical professional. Quittance's panel of injury solicitors acting for Northamptonshire and Daventry have worked on medical negligence cases made against the health service including Danetre Hospital, London Road, Daventry, NN11 4DY.

Daventry serious injury compensation claims

The long-term impact serious injury has is acknowledged by the Courts when determining what a claim is worth.

A claim should ease the financial burden and reduce the pressure on a Claimant and their family enabling them to prioritise recovery and rehabilitation. Our panel of solicitors have for many years aided Claimants impacted by major accidents.

Slip, trip and fall injuries

Government figures stress the fact that employee slips and trips continue to be the most frequent cause of injury at work in Northamptonshire. Slips, trips and falls are quite often connected to accidents incorrectly attributed to other causes e.g. being hit by a moving object or an electrical discharge accident. Public place compensation claims for injuries such as strained muscles occurring on raised flagstones are also common with street falls having happened on Sheaf St and on Edinburgh Square.

Industrial disease

Injury lawyers can assist with securing compensation for industrial illnesses that range from NIHL to asthma caused by latex.

Workplace accidents

Quittance has handled claims for Claimants, from construction workers to database administrators, to get the compensation they deserve. Accident at work data for the Daventry local authority are published in accordance with RIDDOR legislation by the HSE in the following table:

Workplace accidents in Daventry Local Authority (HSE)2011/122012/132013/14
Machinery related9116
Exposed to explosion100
Harmful substance exposure (e.g. PCB - polychlorinated biphenyls)961
Fall from height (scaffolding)16612
Animal related (e.g. serious cat scratches)212
Physical assault1569
Slip, trip or fall (not from height)527059
Struck against14186
Struck by moving vehicle14169
Hit by object222233
Trapped under falling object021

Road traffic accidents (RTA) in Daventry

Quittance's network of trained road traffic accident (RTA) personal injury solicitors are experienced in in getting maximum damages for anyone who has sustained an injury in a car or motorcycle accident in Daventry.

How No Win, No Fee injury lawyers take care of Daventry cases

CFAs or Conditional Fee Agreements, more commonly known as No Win, No Fee agreements secure Daventry Claimants from a need to settle their solicitor's fees if they do not succeed in their claim.

100% No Win, No Fee - Guaranteed

Some solicitors could impose additional costs should the case end prematurely. With our solicitors, 100% No Win, No Fee protection is guaranteed, with no catches whatsoever.

Click here to learn more about about No Win, No Fee.

What to do next

Whether you are ready to start you claim now or are simply looking for more information, Quittance can help.

Find out more about the claims process

Before you choose a lawyer you should arm yourself with as much information as you think is necessary. answers help you to make the best decision for you.

If you need more information before you are ready to call, try our FAQ pages.

Get a claim for compensation started

Call a specialist solicitor on 0800 612 7456 to begin your personal injury claim, or start the claim for compensation online here.

Quittance's expert team help Claimants every day. You can request a free callback or phone 0800 612 7456.