Updated: Wednesday, 27th July 2016
Whether you live in Frome or anywhere in the UK, Quittance can will take on your claim and we will arrange a medical at a local medical centre.
Making a personal injury claim
Claims should be made within three years in most cases.
Extensive legislation is in place to give support to individuals considering a claim, and Quittance's panel of injury lawyers have years of experience advising their clients on the likelihood of success.
In most cases, proving an injury claim will involve three issues. 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
What issues to consider when selecting the best personal injury lawyer
Choosing the most suitable law firm for your case is a key step towards securing the best settlement or award for your injuries.
With some over 100 offices within 25 miles of Frome, how can you ensure you choose the best solicitors' practice to act for you?
Frome solicitor reviews
Levels of service provided by solicitors can vary a great deal.
Online reviews can certainly be helpful if you are weighing up which lawyer to work with.
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Will I need to select a local injury lawyer ?
The whereabouts of the lawyers office is not so important as injury cases are normally managed without the need to meet the solicitor.
However, you should instruct a firm that has medical facilities near you as you will need to attend a medical exam.
Read about : Do Quittance have a local medical centre?
The variation in the amount of personal injury success fees charged by law firms working on Conditional Fee Agreements is surprising.
To illustrate the point, the amount of compensation retained by a Claimant being awarded compensation of £11,154 for mild tinnitus with some hearing loss might vary from £6,692 to £9,480.
Claims Quittance conducts in Frome
It is possible to claim compensation for a broad range of injury and illness in Frome. Our team have helped with:
Injury solicitors can assist with claiming compensation for diverse industrial illnesses including anything from asbestos related disease to dioxin poisoning.
Serious injury specialists acting in Frome
The impact serious and catastrophic injury can have will be recognised by solicitors and insurers when they are working out a claim.
By reducing the financial stress serious injury imposes on an injured Claimant and their dependants, a successful claim enables Claimants to prioritise rehabilitation.
Quittance's network of solicitors work with medical practitioners, Courts and insurers, helping to ensure people affected by serious accidents get the support they need. Injuries which are considered by the Courts to be serious and catastrophic include poisoning, serious psychiatric harm and neck injuries.
We have handled claims for Claimants, from factory workers to exhibition organisers, to claim work accident compensation. Accident data for the Mendip local authority are compiled in accordance with RIDDOR legislation by the HSE in the table below:
|RIDAGGR reported work accidents in Mendip Local Authority||2011/12||2012/13||2013/14|
|Harmful substance exposure (e.g. welding rods)||3||1||2|
|Fall from height||21||13||10|
|Animal related (e.g. dog bites)||5||3||2|
|Slip, trip, fall same level||53||42||32|
|Struck by moving vehicle||6||0||1|
|Hit by falling object||22||7||14|
|Trapped by something collapsing||0||3||0|
Slip, trip and fall injuries
Health and Saftey Executive (HSE) data show that slips, trips and falls are still the most frequent cause of accidents leading to injury at work in Somerset. They are frequently the precursor to accidents categorised as something else such as being hit by machinery, being trapped by something or an electrical discharge accident. Public liability claims for injuries like broken wrists happening on obstructed footpaths are also quite prevalent with slips and trips having occurred on Edward Street and on Corsley Heath.
Road traffic compensation claims
Our network of skilled personal injury solicitors are experienced in in negotiating optimum awards for people who have sustained an injury in a car accident in Frome.
Accidents involving vehicles in Frome are relatively frequent. Government statistics reveal a total of 1608 accidents (1390 slight accidents, 190 serious accidents and 28 fatal accidents) in 2013 in Somerset council area. In 2014 accidents increased to 1,623.
Medical and clinical negligence in Frome
Clinical negligence, in the past known as called medical negligence, is the term used to describe a failing by a medical provider, National Health Service or private. Quittance's experienced panel of injury solicitors acting for Somerset and Frome have assisted with claims brought against the health service including Chantry House Day Hospital, Frome Enterprise Resource Centre, Manor Road, Frome, BA11 4BS.
Frome No Win, No Fee Solicitors
When you do not win your claim, a No Win, No Fee agreement (or CFA) with your solicitor means you are not required to pay the lawyer's fees. When you win your case, the legal costs are covered by the losing Defendant.
A 'success fee' will be charged by solicitors serving Frome working under a No Win, No Fee agreement (Conditional Fee Agreement). Unlike the standard legal fees, the success fee is paid out of your award or settlement and is generally 25 percent.
Will the Claimant need to pay any hidden costs?
No Win, No Fee should mean that you will have absolutely no hidden costs and there is nothing to pay if the claim is unsuccessful. With the Quittance network's No Win, No Fee, there are no catches hiding in the small print and you will not be charged unexpected costs.
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What to do next
Whether you are ready to start you claim now or are simply looking for more information, Quittance can help.
Get more information
Quittance offer detailed information helping you decide whether to go ahead with an injury claim.
If you would like to know more before you are ready to call, try our FAQ pages.
Start your personal injury claim
You can start a injury claim online or call us on 0800 612 7456 (or 0333 344 6575 from a mobile).
Our team of experts are ready to help. If you need more information, you can call us on 0800 612 7456 or request a no-obligation callback.