Updated: Thursday, 11th August 2016
If you live in Eastwood or anywhere else in the UK, our experienced personal injury lawyers can help with your claim and we will always set up a medical at a medical centre near you.
Making an injury claim
Claims for compensation must be made within 3 years of the date you were injured or learned of your injury in the majority of cases.
Extensive legislation is in place to support Claimants seeking compensation for their injuries, and Quittance's panel of injury lawyers have many years of experience giving advice to their clients on the strength of their claims.
Whether compensation is being claimed for a road accident in Eastwood or slip or trip, there are three elements to making a successful claim. It must be demonstrated on the balance of probabilities that a duty of care was owed, that this duty was breached, and the breach was the cause of the injury or illness.
A brief, no-obligation consultation with a specialist solicitor will give answers and invaluable guidance.
How to pick the best no win no fee personal injury solicitor for your needs
Selecting the best solicitor to represent you is a crucial step towards successfully claiming the highest compensation award for your accident.
With some over 100 offices within a 25 radius of Eastwood SRA website 2015), what is the best way to make certain you instruct the ideal company to represent you?
Do you have to choose a law firm in Eastwood?
Claimants are not restricted to local firms and can make a selection based on the success fee a solicitor charges or other service factors.
Usually, 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 medical network.
Wherever your solicitor is based, they will arrange for a local medical expert to carry out the exam.
The disparity in the level of success fees charged by lawyers is an important consideration for Claimants.
For example the amount of compensation retained by a Claimant being awarded compensation of £31,082 for loss of hearing in one ear could vary from £18,649 to £26,420.
Reviews for solicitors in Eastwood
There is often no substitute for phoning a solicitor to discuss your case directly. Before picking up the phone, looking up personal injury solicitor reviews should give you a better idea of the level of service on offer.
Which claims for compensation does Quittance handle in Eastwood and Nottinghamshire?
Our panel of lawyers have guided individuals in Eastwood whose circumstances ranged and resulted in serious injury including:
Road traffic accidents in Eastwood
Accidents involving cars, motorcycles and other vehicles in Eastwood are relatively common with statistics showing a total of 2461 accidents (2116 slight accidents, 317 serious accidents and 28 fatal accidents) in 2013 in Newark and Sherwood council area. By 2014 accidents increased to 2,533.
Quittances group of proficient road traffic accident solicitors have a wealth of experience in securing optimum compensation for people who have been hurt in a road accident in Eastwood.
Slip and trip accidents
Officially reported statistics indicate that employee slips, trips and falls are the most frequent accident at work in Nottinghamshire. Slips, trips and falls are typically lead to accidents recorded in another category, such as being hit by an object falling from a machine or an electrical discharge accident. Public place accident claims injuries like facial scarring suffered on potholes are also quite prevalent with slips having happened on Main St.
Accidents in the workplace
We have helped Claimants, from carpenters to dietitians, to claim injury compensation. Injury and illness statistics for the Broxtowe local authority made available under RIDDOR by the Government as follows:
|Work accidents in Broxtowe Local Authority (HSE)||2011/12||2012/13||2013/14|
|Machinery related injury||3||10||2|
|Exposure to harmful substance||1||0||0|
|Fall from height||7||6||6|
|Animal related (e.g. dog bites)||1||0||1|
|Lifting and handling injuries||52||34||34|
|Slip, trip or fall||46||32||35|
|Struck by moving vehicle||2||2||2|
|Hit by object||16||9||13|
|Trapped by something collapsing||1||1||0|
Eastwood specialists for serious injury compensation claims
The Quittance team recognise the vital difference injury compensation will make to seriously injured Claimants. By reducing the stress catastrophic and serious injury imposes on an injured person and their family, a successful claim helps Claimants to concentrate on their recovery and rehabilitation.
Our network of law firms have helped families receive damages for numerous catastrophic injuries and chronic conditions. Injuries and illnesses referred to as catastrophic or serious include chemical poisoning, paralysis and serious pharmaceutical error.
Injury solicitors can help Claimants with getting compensation for industrial illnesses that range from respiratory diseases to irritant contact dermatitis.
Clinical negligence in Eastwood
Clinical negligence - in the past known as called medical negligence - is where an illness or injury is sustained following a failure to carry out a responsibility on the part of a medical professional. Our panel of injury solicitors acting for Nottinghamshire and Eastwood have handled claims brought against local hospitals that include Ilkeston Community Hospital, Heanor Road, DE7 8LN.
Eastwood No Win, No Fee Specialist Solicitors
CFAs or Conditional Fee Agreements, also known as No Win, No Fee agreements secure Eastwood Claimants from the obligation to settle legal fees if they do not succeed in their claim.
Will there be any additional costs?
Some firms could impose additional fees should the claim fail. Through a Quittance injury lawyer, No Win, No Fee is assured, with nothing extra in the small print.
Click here to read more about about Quittance's 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.
Get further information
Making the right decision depends on the correct information. Get any questions answered before you instruct a lawyer.
Get answers to popular questions asked by potential Claimants on our frequently asked questions page.
Ready to start your compensation claim?
Once you are ready to get underway, you can begin the injury claim by phoning 0800 612 7456 or 0333 344 6575 or via our contact form.
Quittance's expert team are ready to help. If you have any questions, you can request a no-obligation callback or call 0800 612 7456.