Updated: Sunday, 7th August 2016
Whether you are based in Glastonbury or anywhere else in England or Wales, our injury lawyers can handle your claim and we will arrange a medical assessment at a medical centre near you.
Making a personal injury claim
Claims for compensation must, in most cases, be made within three years of the date the accident occurred or you learned of the injury.
Whether a claim is being made for a road accident in Glastonbury or slip or trip, proving an injury claim has these key elements. It must be proven that the person or company causing the injury owed you a duty of care, that this duty of care was breached, and this breach caused your illness or injury.
A free phone consultation with a specialist lawyer can provide answers to your questions and useful guidance.
How do you select the best no win no fee personal injury lawyer?
Instructing the best lawyer for your case is a key step towards receiving the best compensation award for your illness or injuries.
How can you make sure you instruct the best one for your case?
Solicitor reviews in Glastonbury - Tips for comparing firms
Solicitors have a wide range of approaches to handling cases and clients, from more casual and friendly to strictly professional. Reviews for personal injury law firms are a great resource to compare the approach and service levels offered by different firms.
Do I need to instruct a local solicitor ?
Going for a local solicitor is not so relevant as injury cases now tend to be managed by phone, post and email.
It is however necessary to choose a solicitors' firm that provides a national network as Claimants will almost always be expected to attend a medical assessment.
Read more : Can I attend a medical centre near me?
The contrast in the level of success fees and ATE premiums charged by law firms working on Conditional Fee Agreements can have a significant impact on your compensation.
To illustrate the point, the amount of financial compensation retained by a Claimant who was awarded £56,364 for very serious leg injuries leaving permanent problems could vary from £33,818 to £47,909.
Read more at Compare personal injury solicitors fees
Which kinds of claims do you conduct?
Our panel of solicitors have assisted people get compensation for a broad range of injury and illness.
Quittance understand the critical change injury compensation will make to people impacted by serious injury.
By relieving the stress a serious injury puts on a Claimant, an injury claim helps people to concentrate on recovery. Quittance's panel of lawyers communicate with medical professionals and insurance companies ensuring Claimants affected by serious accidents receive the support they need.
We have assisted claims for Claimants, from kitchen workers to electrical engineers, to claim maximum compensation for their injuries. Work accident data in the Glastonbury local authority are listed under RIDDOR by the Government excerpted below:
|Workplace accidents in Mendip Local Authority (RIDAGGR)||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|
Road accidents in Glastonbury
Road traffic accidents involving vehicles in Glastonbury are relatively frequent. Statistics from accidents reported to the police show 28 fatal accidents, 190 serious accidents and 1390 slight accidents in 2013 in Somerset (Total events were 1608 local authority. By 2014 accidents increased to 1,623.
Our network of qualified road traffic accident litigators have vast experience in achieving the best general and special damages for anyone injured in a car or motorbike crash in Glastonbury.
Slips, trips and falls
Officially recorded statistics emphasise the fact that employee slips, trips and falls are by far the most frequent cause of accidents leading to injury in the Somerset workplace. They are sometimes the precursor to accidents classified under another heading such as being hit by a moving object, being trapped by something or a drowning accident. Public liability cases for injuries such as sprained arms occurring on potholes are also common with recent trips having happened on West End and on Main Street.
Personal injury solicitors can assist with claiming maximum compensation for industrial illnesses that include anything from asbestos related disease to farmers lung.
Clinical negligence in Glastonbury
Clinical negligence - formerly referred to as medical negligence - is the term used to describe a breach in the duty of care by a GP or any other healthcare provider. An illustration of this could be a surgical error claim. Quittance's panel of injury lawyers acting for Glastonbury have assisted with compensation claims made against health services that include Glastonbury Dental Access Centre, 1 Wells Road, Glastonbury, BA6 9DD.
No Win, No Fee Injury Lawyers in Glastonbury
Were you to win, the costs for your lawyer will be settled by the other side or their insurer. When your lawyer does not win case, a No Win, No Fee agreement between you and the solicitor means you are not required to pay their legal costs.
A success fee is charged by lawyers that work under a No Win, No Fee agreement (also called a Conditional Fee Agreement or CFA). The success fee is paid out of the injured Claimant's compensation and will be in most cases 25%.
Quittance's 100% No Win, No Fee guarantee
Some solicitors could charge additional fees should the claim fail. With our injury lawyers, 100% No Win, No Fee protection is assured, with no catches whatsoever.
Read more about our 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.
Quittance give jargon-free information helping you determine whether to go ahead with a claim.
Get more information online without having to call a law firm. Find more frequently asked questions.
Get your injury claim started
Once you have chosen to proceed, you can begin your claim by calling 0800 612 7456 or 0333 344 6575 or through the contact form.
If you have further questions first, phone us on 0800 612 7456 or request a callback at a time that is convenient for you.