Updated: Friday, 29th July 2016
No matter whether you live in Didcot or anywhere else in England or Wales, we can can help with your claim and we will set up a medical report at a centre near you .
Making a personal injury claim
Claims must usually be made within 3 years of the date you were injured or learned of your injury.
To win a personal injury case, your solicitor must prove that the Defendant owed you a duty of care, that this duty of care was breached by the Defendant, and the breach was the cause of your injury.
Answers to your questions and useful guidance will be provided by a short, free consultation with an injury lawyer.
How to pick the best no win no fee personal injury solicitor
You will be liaising with your lawyer for a long period of time, from many months for minor and moderate injury to potentially years for complex cases. All solicitors are regulated by the Solicitors Regulation Authority (SRA), however service levels can vary.
Your lawyer should be someone you are able to rely on at every step of the process to give practical guidance and specialist legal advice.
The contrast in the level of personal injury fees between firms working on Conditional Fee Agreements is significant.
E.g. the amount of financial compensation retained by an injured person being awarded compensation of £26,577 for significant hip or pelvis injuries without serious permanent damage might vary from £15,946 to £22,590.
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Will I have to choose a personal injury solicitor near me?
Many injury lawyers operate throughout England and Wales, allowing Claimants to make a choice based on factors including level of success fees charged and quality of service.
Medicals will usually need to be conducted locally. Quittance's national medical network will assist with this critical stage of the claims process.
Your lawyer will arrange for a medical practitioner in your area to conduct your medical.
What should you look for when comparing reviews for solicitors in Didcot?
Speaking to a solicitor is an easy way to identify whether they are a good fit. Personal injury solicitor reviews are a great resource to compare the approach taken by individual firms.
Which kinds of cases do you conduct in Didcot?
Our panel of lawyers help individuals get compensation for a range of injuries.
Slip, trip and fall accidents
Health and Safety figures indicate that employee slips and trips are the most common cause of injury in the Oxfordshire workplace. These types of accident are sometimes lead to injuries attributed to other reasons for instance being hit by machinery or a harmful substance accident. Public liability compensation claims for injuries like pulled muscles suffered on obstructed pathways are also quite common with recent trips having happened on Wantage Rd and on Broadway.
Personal injury solicitors can help Claimants with claiming work related compensation for a multitude of industrial illnesses ranging from chemical poisoning to asthma caused by enzymes.
We have assisted claims for injured Claimants, from catering assistants to crown prosecution service lawyers, to seek financial compensation. Accident at work statistics in the South Oxfordshire local authority are published in accordance with reporting legislation by the HSE as follows:
|Work accidents in South Oxfordshire Local Authority (HSE)||2011/12||2012/13||2013/14|
|Electric shock injury||0||1||0|
|Machinery related injury||7||4||6|
|Harmful substance exposure (e.g. chemical and bacterial poisoning)||2||2||4|
|Fall from height||16||13||7|
|Slip, trip, fall same level||54||25||38|
|Hit by vehicle||1||3||1|
|Hit by falling object||19||12||14|
|Crushed by something collapsing||2||0||3|
Didcot lawyers for serious injury compensation
The long-term effect serious injury can have is understood by Courts and insurance companies when they are working out injury compensation. By relieving the financial stress catastrophic and serious injury places on an injured Claimant and their dependants, injury compensation enables people to prioritise recovery.
Quittance's network of solicitors correspond with insurance providers, the Defendant's representatives and medical providers, helping to ensure people impacted by serious accidents receive the support they need. Injuries and medical conditions considered by the Courts to be catastrophic or serious range from deep vein thrombosis to chemical poisoning.
Clinical and medical negligence in Didcot
Clinical negligence (previously referred to as medical negligence) is the legal term a failure to carry out a responsibility on the part of a doctor, GP, surgeon or other healthcare professional, NHS or private. Our panel of injury lawyers acting for Oxfordshire and Didcot have handled negligence cases brought against NHS and private hospitals including Didcot Community Hospital, Wantage Road, Didcot, OX11 0AG.
Road traffic compensation claims
Road traffic accidents involving cars, motorcycles and other vehicles in Didcot are relatively commonplace. Gov. uk statistics show 19 fatal accidents, 308 serious accidents and 1635 slight accidents in 2013 in Oxfordshire (Total events were 1962 local authority. By 2014 accidents increased to 2,201. Accidents in Didcot in 2013 included collisions on the A4130 and B4493 roundabout and on the single carriageway of the A4130 and B4016 junction.
Our panel of road traffic accident (RTA) injury lawyers have years of experience in getting the highest damages for Claimants who have been hurt in a car or motorcycle crash in Didcot.
Didcot No Win, No Fee Lawyers
If the compensation claim is successful, the legal fees must be covered by the losing Defendant or their insurance company. In the event that your injury claim is lost, a No Win, No Fee agreement with your lawyer states that you will not have to pay their fees.
Can you get 100% No Win, No Fee
Quittance ensure that No Win, No Fee means you will not pay any of your solicitor's fees should you do not win.
Click here for more about Quittance's No Win, No Fee.
How to proceed
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 choose your lawyer you should arm yourself with information about making a claim. The right answers can help you make the best choice for your future.
Get answers to common questions asked by people seeking claims advice in our frequently asked questions section.
Phone us on 0800 612 7456 (0333 344 6575 from mobiles) to get the claim for compensation underway. Alternatively, you can start your personal injury claim here.
Quittance's specialist team can help. Need more information? You can request a free callback or call 0800 612 7456.