Were you injured in an accident that was not your fault?

Regardless of how you were injured by someone else's negligence, we are here to help you recover compensation.

How can we help

Each year, we help hundreds of people in Dickens Heath, West Midlands and throughout the UK get compensation for:

Will I be able to make a claim?

You should be able to claim financial compensation for your injury if the accident (or 'date of knowledge') happened:

  • within the last three years (except in the case of children), and;
  • another person was negligent or at fault, and;
  • that person owed you a duty of care.

Are there any exceptions?

Yes. There are quite a few other factors that can affect whether a successful claim will be possible, such as the accident circumstances or if there is an uninsured driver involved.

Why not speak to a personal injury solicitor now on 0800 612 7456 to find out if you have a claim. If you prefer, you can check your claim online with our Instant Claim Checker:

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How much compensation can I claim for an injury?

The amount of money you could claim for your injury will depend on:

  • the extent of your injury, and
  • any financial losses or costs you have incurred.

At the start of your claim, your solicitor will consider the many ways your injury has affected your life. Your solicitor will take all of these effects into account to calculate the correct compensation award for you.

This calculation will factor in 'general damages' and 'special damages'.

General damages

General damages are awarded for pain, suffering and loss of amenity (PSLA).

Awards for general damages are set by the Judicial College and published in their guidelines for personal injury awards.

Special damages

Special damages are for financial losses and expenses you have incurred as a result of the accident.

What can I claim for after an injury? (see list)

Examples of special damages (losses you can claim for) include:

  • Lost earnings (including future earnings)
  • Medical treatment costs
  • Physiotherapy
  • Travel costs
  • Costs of care
  • Costs of adapting your home or car

Injury compensation calculator

Calculating how much compensation you can claim for an injury can be complicated.

Our injury compensation calculator tells you if you may have a claim, how much compensation you could claim, and what you can claim for.

Find out what your injury claim could be worth now:

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Dickens Heath road accident claims

If you are injured in an accident on Dickens Heath's roads because of another road user's negligence, you may be able to make a claim for compensation.

It does not matter if you have been hurt in a crash at a junction, or were involved in a cycling accident, our expert team can help. Our guide sets out what you need to do to make a road accident claim.

Road accident claims

Work accident claims in Dickens Heath

You may be able to claim work accident compensation if you?ve been injured as a result of your employer's negligence.

No matter what your employment status, whether you had a fall or have been diagnosed with a work-related illness, our guide to work accident claims sets out everything you need to know about making a successful claim.

Work accident claims

Other claim types

Injuries in a public place

Officially recorded figures emphasise the fact that slips, trips and falls are by some margin the most prevalent cause of injury at work in West Midlands. They are sometimes lead to accidents attributed to other reasons such as being hit by an object falling from a ladder or an exposure to an explosion accident. Public liability negligence claims injuries such as bruised backs sustained on pavement cracks are also common with recent incidents having happened on Wythall and on Hollywood Gardens.

Public place accident claims

Industrial disease

Legal advisors can assist with claiming work related compensation for a multitude of industrial illnesses that range from asbestos related disease to farmers lung.

For more information: Industrial disease compensation claim

Industrial disease claims

More injury claim types

We understand the difference a compensation claim makes to seriously injured claimants. The Quittance team fight hard for compensation for major injuries. This includes claiming for physiotherapy and treatment. Quittance's network of lawyers have helped families affected by severe accidents. Injuries considered by the Courts to be serious and catastrophic range from deep vein thrombosis to concussion.

For more information: Catastrophic injury compensation claims

Other types of claim

Dickens Heath No win, no fee Solicitors

A No Win, No Fee agreement protects injured claimants by ensuring that they will not need to pay any legal fees if their claim is unsuccessful. This agreement is also called a Conditional Fee Agreement or CFA.

Under a CFA, Dickens Heath injury claimants will also not have to pay any fees upfront.

The Quittance No Win, No Fee guarantee

Our No Win, No Fee solicitors have helped injured people in Dickens Heath, West Midlands and throughout the UK make a claim without any financial risk to you.

What do I pay if I win my injury claim?

Your injury solicitor will receive a success fee when they settle your injury claim. This fee is deducted from your final compensation.

By law, a solicitor's success fee can be up to a maximum of 25%, whichever law firm you choose.

You can discuss the success fee percentage with your injury lawyer, before the claim process starts.

What do I pay if I do not win my injury claim?

You will not have to pay any fees if your solicitor does not win your injury claim.

Read more about making a No win, no fee claim

Friendly and professional advice

Our specialist solicitors have an excellent track record of securing injury compensation for claimants.

Your lawyer will work hard to ensure you receive a compensation settlement that accurately reflects the pain, suffering and losses you have incurred as the result of your injury.

If would like to start a No Win No Fee claim, or have any questions at all, speak to us.

We are open 8am to 9pm weekdays, 9am to 6pm on Saturday, and 9.30am to 5pm on Sunday.

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Frequently asked questions

Has Quittance handled many claims in Dickens Heath?

Quittance Legal Services (QLS) is a UK-wide network of expert personal injury lawyers dedicated to helping people in Dickens Heath, West Midlands and throughout the country, get compensated for their injuries.

In 2017, we have helped 100's of injured claimants throughout the West Midlands seek compensation for a range of accidents and injuries, from motorbike accidents to injuries sustained from a fall at work.

With a first-rate claims record, we make the claim process as clear and straightforward as possible. Medical centres in every town in the UK, home appointments (if required) and experienced claims specialists, means you can focus on getting back to where you were before your injury.

Are claims run on a 100% No Win, No Fee basis?

If your claim is not successful, 100% of the solicitor's fees are covered. You don't have to pay any costs upfront, and only pay a standard success fee at the end, if you win your case.

How to choose the best solicitor

In most cases a claim for compensation will take some months to reach a conclusion and in cases of serious injury, some claims can take over a year. The SRA are responsible for regulating legal advice given by personal injury solicitors, but they are not required to monitor many issues of interest to people affected by injury, such as quality of service or speed of communication.

Your legal representative should be someone you can rely on throughout your claim to provide practical guidance and specialist legal advice.

Compensation is restricted by the expenses you have incurred and by set recommended 'general damages' depending on the nature of the injury. Your solicitor's experience can impact the level of damages negotiated. Get more information about how much you can claim.

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 hip or pelvis fractures needing surgery, for example, ranges from ?31,625 to ?42,460 (based on 2015 market data).

Dickens Heath personal injury solicitor reviews

The quality of advice provided by solicitors, as with any service, can vary significantly.

Researching reviews can certainly be informative if you are mulling over which lawyer to act for you and which considerations are most important to you.

Find out more Personal injury solicitor reviews

Will I have to choose a law firm near me?

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

In most cases, the only aspect that should be carried out locally 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 network of medical professionals.

Your lawyer will arrange for a medical practitioner in your area to conduct your medical.

What are the road accident statistics in Dickens Heath

Our group of certified injury lawyers have vast experience in achieving the highest compensation for people injured in a car or motorbike accident in Dickens Heath.

Road accidents involving vehicles in Dickens Heath are common. Officially reported accident data shows 29 fatal accidents, 373 serious accidents and 2913 slight accidents in 2013 in Birmingham (Total events were 3315 local authority. In 2014 total accidents had increased to 3,584.

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