Updated: Wednesday, 10th August 2016
No matter whether you live in East Cowes or anywhere in the country, our expert lawyers can handle your claim and we will set up a medical assessment at a medical centre near your home.
Making a personal injury claim
Powerful legislation is in place to support injured Claimants, and our panel of injury lawyers have years of experience advising their clients regarding the strength of their claims.
People who have been diagnosed with an illness or medical condition like repetitive strain injuries may still be eligible for compensation even if the illness was triggered by events some years ago. In such cases, it is the date that you learn of your diagnosis that matters.
Whether a claim is being made for a work-related illness in East Cowes or road accident, there are three components to proving a claim. It needs to be proven that:
- the person or company causing the injury owed you a duty of care
- the duty of care was breached
- this breach caused your illness or injury
Making your claim sooner will enable statements from witnesses and other evidence to be gathered in support of your claim by your lawyer.
Locating the best lawyer for your claim
Instructing the most appropriate solicitor to act for you is a critical step towards getting the highest compensation award for your accident.
With approximately 100 offices within a 25 radius of East Cowes, what is the best way to ensure you choose the best solicitors' practice for your specific circumstances?
Compensation is restricted by the expenses you have incurred and by guidelines set out by the Judicial College. Experience can also have an impact on the amount of compensation your solicitor will be able to negotiate. Get more information about how much you can claim.
Do you need to instruct a local East Cowes legal firm ?
The whereabouts of the solicitors office is not important as injury cases are typically run without the need to meet the solicitor.
It is however necessary to select a solicitors practice that offers national medical centres as you will almost always have to attend a medical examination.
Comparing East Cowes personal injury solicitors - online reviews
Different lawyers adopt many different approaches, from formal and traditional to sympathetic. Personal injury solicitor reviews are a great resource to compare the quality of service taken by individual firms.
Which kinds of claims for compensation do you handle in East Cowes?
Quittance's network of specialist solicitors assist individuals receive compensation for a wide range of injuries.
Slip and trip injuries
Reported statistics emphasise the fact that employee slips and trips are, by a considerable degree, the most frequent cause of accidents leading to injury at work in Isle Of Wight. These types of accident are often related to accidents filed under a different category e.g. being hit by an object falling from a ladder or a toxic substance accident. Public place legal claims for injuries like pulled muscles sustained on obstructed footpaths are also common with recent street falls having happened on Well Rd and on Terminus Road.
Road accidents in East Cowes
Quittances network of knowledgeable no win, no fee litigators have a wealth of experience in negotiating optimum awards for people who have been injured in a car or motorcycle accident in East Cowes.
Accidents involving vehicles in East Cowes are not uncommon with a total of 421 accidents (335 slight accidents, 82 serious accidents and 4 fatal accidents) in 2013 in Isle of Wight local authority district. In 2014 the total had increased to 427.
East Cowes solicitors for serious injury compensation
We understand the vital change compensation makes to the lives of people whose lives have been impacted by serious injury. Quittance's team fight hard for the maximum compensation for serious injuries. This includes compensation for medical expenses and care costs.
Our panel of specialist solicitor firms correspond with Courts and insurance providers ensuring Claimants impacted by severe accidents get the legal and medical support they need.
Personal injury lawyers can help Claimants with claiming maximum compensation for diverse industrial illnesses that range from asbestos related illness to chromium related illnesses.
Medical negligence in East Cowes
Clinical negligence - once referred to as medical negligence - is when there has been a breach of the duty of care by a medical professional, National Health Service or private. Quittance's panel of injury solicitors acting for East Cowes have helped people with clinical negligence claims made against local hospitals including St Mary's Hospital, Parkhurst Road, Newport, PO30 5TG.
Quittance has assisted claims for Claimants, from hotel workers to conference organisers, to secure financial compensation awards. Work accident figures for the Isle of Wight local authority are compiled in accordance with reporting legislation by the Government excerpted below:
|RIDAGGR reported work accidents in Isle of Wight Local Authority||2011/12||2012/13||2013/14|
|Electric shock injury (e.g. burns)||1||0||0|
|Exposed to fire||3||0||0|
|Harmful substance exposure (e.g. PVC)||4||4||2|
|Fall from height||15||10||12|
|Injured by an animal||0||1||1|
|Lifting and handling injuries||79||27||31|
|Slip or trip||72||48||46|
|Struck by moving vehicle||3||2||3|
|Hit by object||15||8||14|
East Cowes No Win, No Fee Personal Injury Solicitors
Solicitors looking after East Cowes injury claims generally work on a Conditional Fee Agreement, also called a No Win, No Fee agreement.
The CFA prevents the solicitor from charging any legal fees if the case is lost.
100% No Win, No Fee
Some solicitors may charge extra fees if the case does not complete. Using Quittance, 100% No Win, No Fee is assured, with nothing extra in the small print. Read more about our No Win, No Fee here
What should you do next?
Whether you are ready to start you claim now or are simply looking for more information, Quittance can help.
Get your questions answered
We give jargon-free answers to help people affected by injury choose whether to go ahead.
If you need more information before phoning, try our FAQs.
Ready to start a claim?
You can begin the injury claim online here or call 0800 612 7456 or 0333 344 6575.
Contact a member of the Quittance panel of experts to discuss your claim. Call us on 0800 612 7456 or request a callback.