Updated: Friday, 5th August 2016
Whether you are based in Gosport or anywhere else in the UK, Quittance can can handle your claim and we will always arrange a medical assessment at a centre near you .
Making an injury claim
Claims must, in the majority of cases, be made within three years.
Whether a claim is being made for a work-related illness in Gosport or road accident, making a successful claim involves three components. It needs to be shown that:
- a duty of care was owed
- that the duty was breached
- the breach was the cause of the injury or illness
Legal and practical advice can be provided by a short, free consultation with a specialist lawyer.
How do you find the best no win no fee personal injury lawyer for your injury?
Finding a suitable solicitors' practice to represent you is your most important step towards obtaining the highest compensation settlement for your illness or injuries.
With approximately 100 offices within a 25 radius of Gosport (according the Solicitors Regulation Authority 2015) - what is the best way to ensure you instruct the best company to help you?
Do you need to instruct a local Gosport solicitor ?
Going for a local firm is not very important as injury cases are usually run remotely.
It is however necessary to instruct a law firm that has national medical centres as you will have to attend a medical examination.
Compensation is limited to costs you have had to bear as a result of the injury and by guidelines set out by the Judicial College. Your solicitor's experience can impact the level of damages negotiated. 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 serious wrist injury, for example, ranges from £19,800 to £31,625 (based on 2015 market data).
You should be aware of how much of your compensation will be taken to cover these fees.
Read Gosport personal injury solicitor reviews
The quality of advice offered by injury lawyers, as with any professional service, can vary.
Reviews can certainly help build a picture if you are contemplating which solicitor to act for you.
Compensation claims we conduct in Gosport and Hampshire
Quittance's panel of solicitors have assisted clients get compensation for a broad range of injury and illness.
Accidents in the workplace
We have handled claims for injured Claimants, from soldiers to exhibition organisers, to claim compensation from their employer. Accident data in the Gosport local authority are listed in accordance with RIDDOR by the Government excerpted below:
|Work accidents in Gosport Local Authority (HSE)||2011/12||2012/13||2013/14|
|Electric shock injury||0||0||1|
|Contact with machinery||2||2||2|
|Harmful substance exposure (e.g. pesticide related illnesses)||1||0||1|
|Fall from height||1||10||3|
|Animal related (e.g. livestock)||1||0||0|
|Slip, trip, fall same level||20||18||19|
|Struck by moving vehicle||0||2||0|
|Struck by object||8||6||1|
|Trapped by something collapsing||0||0||1|
Clinical negligence in Gosport
Clinical negligence, once called medical negligence, is where there has been a failing on the part of a medical provider. An example might be a cancer negligence compensation claim. Our panel of personal injury solicitors acting for Hampshire and Gosport have been instructed on claims made against local hospitals that include Gosport War Memorial Hospital, Bury Road, Gosport, Gosport, PO12 3PW.
Slip, trip and fall injuries
Health and Safety figures show that slips, trips and falls are, by a considerable degree, the most frequent cause of accidents leading to injury at work in Hampshire and the UK. Slips and trips are sometimes forerunner to injuries classified under another heading such as being hit by material under pressure or a lake drowning accident. Public place litigation for injuries such as broken ankles suffered on obstructed footpaths are also quite prevalent with pavement trips having occurred on the Hard and on High Street.
Legal advisors can help with getting compensation for industrial injuries ranging from chemical poisoning to chromium related illnesses.
Gosport serious injury compensation
The Quittance team understand the critical change compensation makes to the lives of people affected by serious injury.
By relieving the stress a serious injury imposes on an injured person and their family, a compensation claim enables people to prioritise their recovery and rehabilitation. Quittance's network of law firms have for many years aided families impacted by severe accidents.
Road traffic accidents (RTA) in Gosport
Road accidents involving cars, motorbikes and other vehicles in Gosport are reasonably common. Officially reported accident data shows 46 fatal accidents, 660 serious accidents and 2955 slight accidents in 2013 in Hampshire (Total events were 3661 council area. In 2014 the total had increased to 3,743. Accidents in Gosport in 2013 included traffic collisions on the A288 and B2154 roundabout and on the single carriageway of the A3 and B2154 roundabout.
Quittances network of accredited road traffic accident (RTA) personal injury solicitors have decades of experience in obtaining optimum settlements for anyone who has been injured in a car or motorcycle accident in Gosport.
Gosport No Win, No Fee Specialist Solicitors
Solicitors handling claims in Gosport and Hampshire mostly work on a Conditional Fee Agreement, or CFA, known as a No Win, No Fee agreement.
The agreement prevents the lawyer from being able to charge you any fees if they are not successful.
Do you need to pay any fees?
Some firms could charge additional fees should the claim fail. With Quittance's specialist lawyers, No Win, No Fee is guaranteed, with nothing extra in the small print. Read more about our No Win, No Fee here
What to do next
Whether you are ready to start you claim now or are simply looking for more information, Quittance can help.
Find out more
We offer jargon-free information helping Claimants decide whether to go ahead.
Find more information without needing to call a law firm. Read our frequently asked questions here.
Ready to begin?
Phone an expert on 0800 612 7456 (or 0333 344 6575 from a mobile) to get a personal injury claim underway, alternatively you can start a claim for compensation online.
If you have more questions first, call 0800 612 7456 or request a callback.