Updated: Friday, 5th August 2016
If you live in Epworth or anywhere else in the UK, wecan can assist with your claim and we will always arrange a medical assessment at a medical centre near you.
Making a personal injury claim
Claims must be made within three years of the date of the injury in the majority of cases.
For the majority of injury claims, a successful compensation claim has three key components. It must be shown that:
- a duty of care was owed
- that the duty was breached
- the breach was the cause of the injury or illness
How to choose the best no win no fee personal injury solicitor
It can take several months for most minor injury claims to conclude. Claims involving disputed liability or severe injury can take much longer. The SRA are tasked with regulating the legal advice given by all solicitors, but they are not required to monitor many of the issues of interest to Claimants, such as speed or level of service.
Considering the effect your lawyer can have on your life, both during and after your recovery, finding a solicitor that matches your needs is an important first step.
Epworth personal injury solicitor reviews
The levels of service provided by injury lawyers, as with any service, can differ considerably.
Researching reviews can be a good place to start when trying to decide which solicitor to work with.
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Will I need to select a local solicitor ?
The location of a solicitor is less critical as cases are handled without the need to meet the solicitor.
However, you should select a company that provides medical facilities near you as Claimants will almost always need to attend a medical assessment.
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 back injuries causing chronic permanent symptoms, for example, ranges from £31,350 to £56,375 (based on 2015 market data).
Which kinds of compensation claims do you handle in Epworth?
Our network of solicitors have assisted individuals receive compensation for a range of injury and illness.
Personal injury solicitors can help with getting compensation for industrial illnesses that range from NIHL to farmers lung.
Road traffic accidents in Epworth
Road accidents involving all vehicles in Epworth are relatively common. Statistics from accidents reported to the police show 5 fatal accidents, 105 serious accidents and 668 slight accidents in 2013 in North Lincolnshire (Total events were 778 local authority. In 2014 accidents increased to 805.
Quittances panel of specialist no win, no fee legal advisors have vast experience in achieving the best compensation for people who have been hurt in a road accident in Epworth.
We have assisted claims for contractors, self employed or employed people, from farm workers to exploration geologists, to claim maximum compensation for their injuries. Work accident statistics in the North Lincolnshire local authority are detailed under RIDDOR by the Health and Safety Executive in the table below:
|Work accidents in North Lincolnshire Local Authority (HSE)||2011/12||2012/13||2013/14|
|Machinery related injury||16||11||17|
|Fire related (e.g. burns)||2||2||3|
|Harmful substance related||8||3||6|
|Fall from height||31||15||29|
|Animal related (e.g. livestock)||5||5||3|
|Slip, trip, fall same level||117||88||69|
|Struck by moving vehicle||4||5||11|
|Struck by object||38||25||40|
|Crushed by something collapsing||2||1||0|
Medical and clinical negligence in Epworth
Clinical negligence, once called medical negligence, is when there has been a failure to carry out a responsibility by a medical professional, private or NHS. Our panel of personal injury solicitors acting for Epworth have worked on claims filed against health services including Scunthorpe General Hospital, Cliff Gardens, Scunthorpe, DN15 7BH.
Epworth solicitors for serious injury claims
The lasting impact serious injury has will be recognised by insurers and the Courts when they are calculating compensation.
Quittance's network of solicitors work to achieve the maximum compensation for serious injuries, including reimbursement for medical and care costs. Our panel of specialist lawyers have aided families collect damages for a wide range of catastrophic injuries and chronic conditions. Injuries referred to as serious and catastrophic range from serious pharmaceutical error to brain injuries.
Slip, trip and fall accidents
Official statistics emphasise the fact that slips, trips and falls are, by some degree, the most frequent cause of accidents leading to injury at work in Lincolnshire. Slips and trips are frequently forerunner to accidents recorded in a different category e.g. being hit by a reversing vehicle or an animal related accident. Public place litigation for injuries like bruised legs suffered on poorly maintained paths are also quite common with trips having occurred on New Trent St and on High St.
Epworth No Win, No Fee Specialist Lawyers
If your lawyer does not win case, a No Win, No Fee agreement (or CFA) with your solicitor means you will not have to pay their legal fees. When your injury claim is won, the costs for your lawyer must be covered by the losing party.
Can I get 100% No Win, No Fee
Quittance warrant that No Win, No Fee means you will not pay any of the solicitor's costs in the event that your claim is lost. Read more about our No Win, No Fee here
How to proceed
Whether you are ready to start you claim now or are simply looking for more information, Quittance can help.
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Making the right decision for you depends on the correct information. Get your questions answered before you choose a solicitor.
If you have more questions before you are ready to call, try our FAQ section.
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Quittance's team of personal injury specialists help injured people every day. Need more information? You can request a callback or phone us on 0800 612 7456.