Updated: Saturday, 30th July 2016
If you live in Ely or anywhere else in the UK, our experienced solicitors can take on your claim and we will arrange a medical report at a medical centre near your home.
Making a personal injury claim
Claims should usually be made within 3 years of an injury.
Considerable legislation exists to support injured Claimants, and Quittance's panel of injury solicitors have years of experience advising their clients on the likelihood of success.
In order to successfully win an injury claim, your lawyer 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.
Your lawyer will discuss these points and will explain how they apply to your claim.
How do you find the best no win no fee personal injury solicitor?
Finding the most suitable personal injury lawyer for your legal matter is your most important step towards negotiating the best compensation settlement.
With over 100 solicitors offices within 25 miles of Ely - how do you make sure you choose the most appropriate firm to work with?
Will I need a local Ely lawyer ?
The location of a firm is not particularly important as cases are, as a matter of course, conducted remotely.
You will need to go with a law firm that offers medical facilities near Ely as Claimants will almost always have to go to a medical assessment.
Read about - Do Quittance offer medical home visits?
Personal injury solicitor reviews in Ely - What to look for
Discussing you claim with a solicitor is an easy way to identify whether they are a good fit. Before picking up the phone, looking up injury lawyer reviews should give you a clear understanding of the difference between service levels offered by firms.
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. Find out more here.
Solicitors working on a No Win, No Fee basis generally charge a success fee and for ATE insurance. Deductions from a Claimant's compensation for a fractured forearm, for example, ranges from £5,390 to £15,510 (based on 2015 market data).
Compensation claims Quittance handles in Ely
Quittance's network of experienced lawyers help people receive compensation for a wide range of injuries.
We have assisted claims for contractors, self employed or employed Claimants, from kitchen workers to ergonomists, to seek financial compensation. Work accident statistics in the East Cambridgeshire local authority are detailed under the Reporting of Injuries, Diseases and Dangerous Occurrences Regulations by the Government:
|Work accidents in East Cambridgeshire Local Authority (HSE)||2011/12||2012/13||2013/14|
|Harmful substance exposure (e.g. toluene)||1||1||2|
|Fall from height (scaffolding)||22||12||35|
|Animal related (e.g. livestock)||19||8||6|
|Lifting and carrying||41||14||28|
|Slip, trip or fall||32||28||19|
|Hit by vehicle||0||3||1|
|Hit by falling object||25||9||10|
|Trapped by something collapsing||2||0||0|
Solicitors can help Claimants with securing compensation for industrial illnesses that include anything from asbestos related disease to asthma caused by latex.
Slips and trips
Health and Saftey Executive statistics stress the fact that slips, trips and falls are the single most common cause of injury in the Cambridgeshire workplace. They are often related to injuries filed under a different category like being hit by an object falling from a machine, a crush injury from something overturning or an exposure to fire accident. Public place negligence claims injuries such as torn ligaments suffered on raised kerb stones are also common with pavement crack trips having happened on Soham and on High St.
Road traffic claims
Accidents involving all vehicles in Ely are common. Police repoetrs reveal that there were a total of 1969 accidents (1664 slight accidents, 277 serious accidents and 28 fatal accidents) in 2013 in Cambridgeshire council area. By 2014 accidents increased to 2,049.
Quittances network of skilled injury lawyers have decades of experience in fighting for optimum awards for anyone who has sustained an injury in a road accident in Ely.
Ely serious injury claims
The Courts recognise that a serious injury can have a life-altering effect on an affected individual. We work to get maximum compensation for severe injury and illness, which includes compensation for medical and care costs.
Clinical negligence in Ely
Clinical negligence, until recently referred to as medical negligence, is the legal term a breach of duty by a medical provider, either NHS or private. Quittance's panel of personal injury lawyers acting for Ely have helped Claimants with clinical negligence compensation claims brought against health services including Princess Of Wales Hospital, Lynn Road, Lynn Road, Ely, CB6 1DN.
Ely No Win, No Fee Expert Solicitors
When your case is successful, the fees for your solicitor must be paid by the losing side (or their insurance company). When your compensation claim is lost, a No Win, No Fee agreement between you and your solicitor means you will not have to pay their legal costs.
A success fee can be charged by Ely lawyers who work under a No Win, No Fee agreement. The success fee is paid out of your award or settlement and will be generally 25%.
The No Win, No Fee promise
Some solicitors may impose additional fees should the case end prematurely. With a Quittance injury lawyer, 100% No Win, No Fee protection is guaranteed, with nothing extra in the small print. Click here for more information about Quittance's No Win, No Fee.
Whether you are ready to start you claim now or are simply looking for more information, Quittance can help.
Learn more about the claims process
Making the right decision for you depends on possessing the correct information. Get your questions answered before you make a decision.
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Start your compensation claim
You can start your claim online or call us on 0800 612 7456 to go through your claim with a member of the Quittance team.
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