Updated: Saturday, 6th August 2016
No matter whether you are based in Earl Shilton or anywhere in the country, our experienced injury lawyers are able to manage your claim and we will arrange a medical report at a centre near you .
Making a personal injury claim
Powerful legislation exists to support individuals considering a claim, and our panel of lawyers have many years of experience advising their clients with regard to the likelihood of success.
Claimants with certain illnesses or conditions such as industrial deafness are often still entitled to claim compensation even where the illness's cause happened years or even decades earlier. The date you are informed of your diagnosis is what is important in such cases.
In most cases, proving a claim involves three components. It must be shown on the balance of probabilities that the person or company causing the injury owed you a duty of care, that this duty of care was breached, and this breach caused your illness or injury.
Beginning your claim sooner will enable supporting witness statements to be collected by the solicitor.
How do you choose the best no win no fee personal injury solicitor?
Instructing the most appropriate legal team to represent you is a critical step towards successfully claiming the highest compensation settlement.
With some over 100 offices within 25 miles of Earl Shilton, what is the best way to make sure you select the best firm to handle your case?
Will I have to choose a law firm near me?
Many injury lawyers operate across the country, allowing Claimants to make a choice based on factors including level of success fees charged and quality of service.
The only element of a personal injury claim that usually will need to be performed locally is the medical. This exam 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.
Read Earl Shilton personal injury solicitor reviews
The standards of communication and advice offered by solicitors, as with any service, vary enormously.
Reading reviews can be instructive when contemplating which lawyer best serves your needs.
You should be aware that the amount of compensation you get to keep can vary considerably from firm to firm (2015 research). No Win, No Fee solicitors will expect you to pay a success fee and an ATE insurance premium. For serious shoulder injuries, for example, the compensation you actually keep could vary from £10,340 to £15,510 depending on the fees charged by your lawyer.
The key questions to put to your prospective solicitor are "what success fee and ATE premium do you charge?" and "how much of the compensation will I keep?".
Claims our network of lawyers conducts in Earl Shilton and Leicestershire
Our panel of lawyers have helped individuals receive compensation for a wide range of injury and illness.
Earl Shilton specialists for serious injury compensation claims
Courts understand that a serious injury will have a life-altering effect on an affected individual and their dependants. A successful claim should lessen the financial burden and reduce stress so a Claimant and their family enabling them to focus on rehabilitation.
Medical and clinical negligence in Earl Shilton
Clinical negligence - once called medical negligence - is where there has been a breach in the duty of care by a healthcare professional, private or NHS. Our panel of lawyers acting for Earl Shilton have been instructed on legal cases brought against local hospitals including Hinckley & Bosworth Community Hospital, Ashby Road, Hinckley, LE10 3DA.
Road accidents in Earl Shilton
Road traffic accidents involving cars, motorcycles and other vehicles in Earl Shilton are relatively common with statistics showing 24 fatal accidents, 162 serious accidents and 1703 slight accidents in 2013 in Leicestershire (Total events were 1889 local authority. In 2014 accidents increased to 1,915.
Our panel of trained solicitors have a wealth of experience in getting the best compensation for people who have been injured in a car or motorcycle accident in Earl Shilton.
Quittance has handled claims for self employed and employed people hurt in an accident, from dental nurses to control and instrumentation engineers, to claim maximum compensation. Work accident figures for the Hinckley and Bosworth local authority collated under RIDDOR by the HSE excerpted below:
|Work accidents in Hinckley and Bosworth Local Authority (HSE)||2011/12||2012/13||2013/14|
|Machinery related injury||6||9||10|
|Fire related (e.g. burns)||1||2||0|
|Harmful substance exposure (e.g. dioxins)||0||1||0|
|Fall from height||13||18||8|
|Animal related (e.g. dog bites)||3||1||1|
|Lifting and handling injuries||53||20||26|
|Slip, trip, fall same level||35||31||28|
|Struck by moving vehicle||7||4||1|
|Struck by object||23||5||13|
Solicitors can assist with claiming compensation for industrial illness that range from dermatitis claims to farmers lung.
Slip, trip and fall accidents
Health and Saftey Executive (HSE) statistics demonstrate that slips and trips are the most common cause of injury at work in Leicestershire. These types of accident are sometimes the precursor to accidents categorised as something else e.g. being hit by material under pressure or a lake drowning accident. Public place (Hinckley and Bosworth local authority) litigation for injuries such as sprained ankles suffered on pavement ice are also quite prevalent with recent street trips having occurred on Moore Rd and on High St.
How No Win, No Fee injury lawyers take care of compensation claims in Earl Shilton
When your lawyer does not win compensation claim, a No Win, No Fee agreement with the lawyer confirms that you are not required to pay the legal costs. When you win the injury claim, the costs for your solicitor are settled by the losing Defendant (or their insurer).
Our No Win, No Fee guarantee
No Win, No Fee means you will not be out of pocket if you lose your claim and there are absolutely no hidden fees. With the Quittance network's No Win, No Fee guarantee, there are no catches hiding in the small print and you will not be charged unexpected costs. Read more 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.
Making the right decision for you depends on the correct information. Get any questions answered before you choose a lawyer.
If you need more information before picking up the phone, see our FAQ section.
Ready to start?
When you have made the decision to get underway, you can start the claim by phoning 0800 612 7456 or via our contact form here.
If you need to ask something else before making a decision, call on 0800 612 7456 or request a callback at a convenient time.