Updated: Tuesday, 9th August 2016
Whether you live in Grantham or anywhere in the UK, our expert personal injury solicitors are able to take on your claim and we will always arrange a medical report at a medical centre near you.
Making an injury claim
Claims for compensation should, in most cases, be made within three years.
Powerful legislation is in place to support Claimants seeking compensation for their injuries, and our network of injury lawyers have years of experience advising their clients on the likelihood of success.
To win a Grantham 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
Answers and both practical and legal advice can be provided by a short, free consultation with an expert Grantham lawyer.
Finding the best no win no fee personal injury lawyer to represent you
Finding the most suitable personal injury lawyer to represent you is a crucial step towards negotiating the best compensation settlement.
How do you ensure you choose the most appropriate company to advise you?
Do you need to choose a local lawyer ?
Going for a local solicitors office is not so relevant as cases are typically conducted by phone and email.
You will need to select a solicitors' firm that has national medical centres (possibly even home visits) as you will need to go to a medical examination.
Further reading - Do you have a local medical centre?
Read Grantham personal injury solicitor reviews
The standards of communication and advice offered by lawyers, as with any service, vary considerably.
Online reviews can be informative when mulling over which solicitor to choose.
Once a settlement has been agreed, solicitors working on a no win no fee basis will usually charge a success fee and ATE insurance premium. For example, deductions from a Claimant's compensation for moderate complex regional pain syndrome could vary between £22,660 and £42,460 (based on 2015 market research).
What kinds of claims do you conduct in Grantham?
It is possible to make a claim for a wide range of injuries and illnesses in Grantham and throughout Lincolnshire. Quittance have helped with injuries and medical conditions including:
Solicitors can assist with getting compensation for industrial illness that range from respiratory diseases to irritant contact dermatitis.
Grantham serious injury claims
The lasting effect a serious or catastrophic injury has will be understood by Courts and insurance companies when they are determining a claim. Damages should lessen the financial burden and reduce stress so an injured Claimant and their dependants enabling them to prioritise rehabilitation.
Our panel of specialist solicitor firms for many years have helped families impacted by serious accidents and injuries. Injuries and illnesses considered to be serious and catastrophic range from multiple fractures to amputation.
Accidents in the workplace
Quittance has handled claims for Claimants injured at work, from catering assistants to electrical engineers, to claim work accident compensation. Work injury information for the Grantham local authority collated under reporting legislation by the Government in the following table:
|Workplace accidents in South Kesteven Local Authority (RIDAGGR)||2011/12||2012/13||2013/14|
|Machinery related injury||23||6||10|
|Fire related (e.g. scars)||0||1||0|
|Harmful substance exposure (e.g. pesticide related illnesses)||3||4||3|
|Fall from height (scaffolding)||21||17||16|
|Injured by an animal||1||2||3|
|Lifting and handling injuries||85||41||48|
|Slip, trip or fall||65||65||52|
|Struck by moving vehicle||5||1||2|
|Struck by object||27||16||24|
|Trapped under falling object||2||0||2|
Medical negligence in Grantham
Clinical negligence - formerly known as medical negligence - is where an illness or injury is associated with a breach in the duty of care on the part of a medical provider, NHS or private. An example could be a care home injury claim. Our panel of personal injury lawyers acting for Grantham have worked on claims made against NHS and private hospitals that include Ashley House, Beacon Lane, Grantham, NG31 9DF.
Road traffic claims
Road traffic accidents involving vehicles in Grantham are relatively frequent. Police repoetrs reveal that there were a total of 3190 accidents (2775 slight accidents, 379 serious accidents and 36 fatal accidents) in 2013 in Lincolnshire local authority district. In 2014 accidents decreased to 3,115. Accidents in the Grantham region in 2013 included crashes on the single carriageway of the A52 and A607 roundabout and on the single carriageway of the A52 and A1 junction.
Quittances panel of certified road traffic accident personal injury lawyers are experienced in in fighting for the best awards for Claimants who have sustained an injury in a road accident in Grantham.
Slip and trip accidents
HSE data underscore the fact that employee slips, trips and falls are the most prevalent cause of injury in the Lincolnshire workplace in 2014/15. Slips and trips are sometimes connected to accidents categorised as another type of accident e.g. being hit by moving machinery or a river drowning accident. Public liability legal claims for injuries such as broken wrists sustained on raised flagstones are also quite prevalent with dislodged paving slab trips having occurred on St Peters Hill and on Princess Drive.
Grantham No Win, No Fee Expert Solicitors
Lawyers handling injury claims in Grantham mostly conduct the legal work on a Conditional Fee Agreement, or CFA. This No Win, No Fee agreement prevents your solicitor from charging you any legal fees if the claim fails.
Quittance's 100% No Win, No Fee promise
Quittance's specialist personal injury solicitors guarantee No Win, No Fee means you will not have to pay the solicitor's legal fees in the event that the claim is lost. Click here to read more about about our No Win, No Fee.
Whether you are ready to start you claim now or are simply looking for more information, Quittance can help.
Find out more about claiming compensation
Making the right decision for you depends on the right information. Get your questions answered before you instruct a solicitor.
Get answers to questions in our frequently asked questions section.
Ready to make a claim for compensation?
You can start the claim here or call us on 0800 612 7456 (or 0333 344 6575 from a mobile) to speak to a personal injury solicitor.
If you have more questions or would like to discuss your options with a solicitor before making a decision, request a callback at a time that is convenient for you or contact 0800 612 7456.