Updated: Friday, 5th August 2016
Whether you live in East Leake or anywhere else in England or Wales, our experienced personal injury lawyers will assist with your claim and we will always arrange a medical report at a local medical centre.
Making an injury claim
Claims should usually be made within three years of the date the accident occurred or you learned of the injury.
In order to win a East Leake personal injury case, it must be proven that:
- The Defendant owed you a duty of care
- The Defendant breached that duty
- Your injury or illness was caused by that breach
In all cases, a free phone call with a East Leake personal injury solicitor can provide information and invaluable guidance.
How do you find the best no win no fee personal injury lawyer for your needs?
Identifying the best lawyer to act for you is the most important step towards achieving the most compensation for your accident.
With over 100 solicitors offices within 25 miles of East Leake (according the Solicitors Regulation Authority) - how can you make sure you choose the most appropriate solicitors' practice to represent you?
Will I need to select a local East Leake solicitor ?
The location of a lawyers office is not very important as injury cases are typically managed by phone, post and email.
You will need to choose a law firm with a national network as Claimants will almost always need to go to a medical examination.
Read about : Do you have a medical centre near me?
Compensation is restricted by the expenses you have incurred and by set recommended 'general damages' depending on the nature of the injury. 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.
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 severe toe injuries, for example, the compensation you actually keep could vary from £11,110 to £17,050 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?".
Reviews for personal injury solicitors in East Leake
Solicitors have a wide range of approaches to handling cases and clients, from sympathetic to strictly professional. Personal injury solicitor reviews are a great resource to compare the quality of service offered by different firms.
Compensation claims we handle
It is possible to claim compensation for a wide range of injuries and illnesses in East Leake. Our team can help with:
Slip, trip and fall accidents
Reported figures indicate that employee slips and trips are the most common cause of accidents leading to injury at work in Nottinghamshire. Slips, trips and falls are sometimes the cause of injuries incorrectly attributed to other causes e.g. being hit by hand tools in use or an asphyxiation accident. Public place accident claims injuries such as broken wrists occurring on raised flagstones are also quite common with recent pavement trips having happened on High St.
The impact serious and catastrophic injury can have is understood by Courts when determining compensation.
Damages will ease the impact of bills other financial issues on a Claimant and their family so they can focus on recovery.
Accidents in the workplace
We have assisted claims for people, from members of the air force to courier/tour guides, to secure financial compensation awards. Accident figures for the Rushcliffe local authority reported in accordance with regulations by the Government in the table below:
|Workplace accidents in Rushcliffe Local Authority (RIDAGGR)||2011/12||2012/13||2013/14|
|Electric shock injury||0||0||1|
|Machinery related injury||4||2||0|
|Fire related (e.g. burns)||0||0||1|
|Harmful substance exposure (e.g. PAH)||1||0||0|
|Fall from height||7||7||5|
|Animal related (e.g. livestock)||3||1||3|
|Slip, trip, fall same level||31||22||26|
|Struck by moving vehicle||5||1||3|
|Hit by falling object||5||9||10|
Road traffic accidents (RTA) in East Leake
Accidents involving cars, motorcycles and other vehicles in East Leake are relatively frequent. Statistics from accidents reported to the police show a total of 2461 accidents (2116 slight accidents, 317 serious accidents and 28 fatal accidents) in 2013 in Newark and Sherwood local authority. By 2014 accidents increased to 2,533.
Quittances panel of professional personal injury solicitors have years of experience in getting optimum awards for Claimants injured in a car or motorbike accident in East Leake.
Injury lawyers can assist with claiming work related compensation for industrial illness including anything from asbestos related illness to emphysema.
Clinical negligence in East Leake
Clinical negligence - formerly referred to as medical negligence - is where there has been a failure to carry out a responsibility on the part of a healthcare provider, National Health Service or private. Quittance's panel of personal injury solicitors acting for Nottinghamshire and East Leake have worked on negligence claims filed against infirmaries and hospitals that include Loughborough Hospital, Hospital Way, Loughborough, Leicestershire, LE11 5JY.
No Win, No Fee Solicitors serving East Leake
Were you to be successful, the costs for your lawyer will be paid by the Defendant. If you lose your case, a No Win, No Fee agreement with the lawyer means that their fees will not be charged.
A success fee is charged by East Leake lawyers working under a No Win, No Fee agreement. Unlike their standard fees, this fee is deducted from your compensation award and is usually 25 percent.
Will there be extra costs?
Quittance ensure that No Win, No Fee means you do not need to pay any of your lawyer's costs should you do not win your claim.
Read more about our No Win, No Fee
What happens next?
Whether you are ready to start you claim now or are simply looking for more information, Quittance can help.
Get further information
Before you instruct you should arm yourself with as much information as you can. The right information will help you to make the best choice for you.
Find answers to questions on the FAQ page.
If you have decided to get underway, you can start a personal injury claim by calling 0800 612 7456 or through our contact form here.
If you would like to discuss your options before starting, phone on 0800 612 7456 or request a callback at a time that is convenient for you.