Updated: Sunday, 31st July 2016
Whether you are based in Godmanchester or anywhere in the UK, Quittance can can take on your claim and we will always set up a medical assessment at a local medical centre.
Making a claim
Claims must, in the majority of cases, be made within a 3-year window, starting from the date the injury occurred.
Powerful legislation exists to support individuals considering a claim, and Quittance's panel of lawyers have many years of experience advising their clients with regard to the likelihood of success.
To win a Godmanchester personal injury case, your lawyer must demonstrate:
- The Defendant owed you a duty of care
- The Defendant breached that duty
- Your injury or illness was caused by that breach
A no-obligation phone consultation with a Godmanchester-specialist lawyer will give answers and advice.
How to find the best personal injury solicitor
It can take many months for most claims to reach a conclusion. Claims involving serious injury or disputed liability can take much longer. The Solicitors Regulation Authority (SRA) regulates all solicitors, however service levels can vary.
Your legal representative should be someone you are able to rely on at every step of the process to offer compassionate practical advice and legal guidance.
The key questions to put to your prospective solicitor are "what success fee and ATE premium do you charge?" and "how much of the compensation will I keep?".
Solicitor reviews in Godmanchester - Tips for comparing firms
Different lawyers adopt many different approaches, from more casual and friendly to formal and traditional. Reviews for personal injury law firms are a useful when contrasting the approach and service levels taken by individual firms.
Do you have to choose a solicitor in Godmanchester?
You do not need to instruct a law firm near you.
The only element of a personal injury claim that usually will need to be performed locally is the medical. This exam is carried out in partnership with a member of our national network of medical professionals.
Which kinds of compensation claims do you conduct in Godmanchester and Cambridgeshire?
Compensation can be claimed for a wide range of injuries in Godmanchester. We have assisted with injuries and illness including:
Godmanchester experts for serious injury claims
The long-term effect of a serious or catastrophic injury will be acknowledged by Courts when working out a claim. Quittance's team work to achieve the maximum compensation for serious and catastrophic injuries, including damages for the cost of ongoing treatment and care. Our network of lawyers have for many years aided Claimants affected by severe accidents. Injuries and medical conditions considered by the Courts to be serious and catastrophic include major surgical negligence and paralysis.
Slips, trips and falls
Health and Safety statistics demonstrate that employee slips, trips and falls are by far the most common cause of injury in the Cambridgeshire workplace in 2014/15. Slips and trips are typically forerunner to injuries attributed to other reasons for instance being struck by machinery or an exposure to an explosion accident. Public place litigation for injuries like broken wrists sustained on potholes are also quite common with kerb stone trips having occurred on the Causeway and on Mayfield Rd.
Accidents at work
We have handled claims for Claimants, from members of the Royal Navy to environmental health officers, to claim maximum compensation for their injuries. Accident figures in the Huntingdonshire local authority are detailed in accordance with the Reporting of Injuries, Diseases and Dangerous Occurrences Regulations by the HSE as follows:
|RIDAGGR reported work accidents in Huntingdonshire Local Authority||2011/12||2012/13||2013/14|
|Contact with machinery||19||17||14|
|Exposed to fire||1||0||0|
|Harmful substance exposure (e.g. chromium)||3||0||6|
|Fall from height (ladder)||17||18||19|
|Animal related (e.g. livestock)||3||1||4|
|Lifting and carrying||87||44||68|
|Slip or trip||89||74||62|
|Struck by moving vehicle||3||3||0|
|Hit by object||24||17||26|
|Trapped by something collapsing||1||1||1|
Road traffic compensation claims
Quittances panel of specialist road traffic accident (RTA) personal injury lawyers have decades of experience in obtaining maximum damages for anyone who has sustained an injury in a car or motorbike accident in Godmanchester.
Road traffic accidents involving cars, motorbikes and other vehicles in Godmanchester are common. Official statistics reveal a total of 1969 accidents (1664 slight accidents, 277 serious accidents and 28 fatal accidents) in 2013 in Cambridgeshire local authority area. By 2014 the total had increased to 2,049.
Clinical negligence in Godmanchester
Clinical negligence (until recently called medical negligence) is the term used to describe a breach in the duty of care by a medical provider, either private or NHS. Our panel of personal injury solicitors acting for Cambridgeshire and Godmanchester have helped Claimants with medical negligence claims brought against private and NHS hospitals that include Newtown Centre, Newtown Centre, Nursery Road, Huntingdon, PE29 3RJ.
Personal injury solicitors can help Claimants with claiming compensation for industrial illnesses including anything from respiratory diseases to benzene poisoning.
How No Win, No Fee injury lawyers handle claims for compensation in Godmanchester
When your case is not won, a No Win, No Fee agreement with the solicitor confirms that you are not required to pay the solicitor's fees. When you win your case, the costs for your solicitor are paid by the losing Defendant.
No Win, No Fee - Guaranteed
Some solicitors could charge extra fees should the case end prematurely. Using Quittance, No Win, No Fee protection is guaranteed, with nothing extra in the small print.
Click here to learn more about about No Win, No Fee.
Whether you are ready to start you claim now or are simply looking for more information, Quittance can help.
Get answers to your questions
Before you instruct your solicitor arm yourself with information about the process. The right information helps you to make the best choice for you.
Get answers to questions on the FAQ page.
Get your claim underway
You can start the injury claim online or call us on 0800 612 7456 or 0333 344 6575.
Quittance's expert team can help. If you need more information, you can call 0800 612 7456 or request a no-obligation callback.