A guide to making a personal injury claim

By Howard Willis

No matter whether you are based in Groby or anywhere else in the UK, our expert personal injury lawyers will handle your claim and we will always set up a medical report at a medical centre near your home.

Do I have a claim for compensation?

If you suffered an injury in the last three years and another party was at fault, our personal injury solicitors can help you make a compensation claim.

Do I have a claim?

Key criteria

Compensation claims must, in most cases, be made within 3 years of the date you were injured or learned of your injury.

Whether claiming for a road accident in Groby, there are three components to making a successful claim. It must be demonstrated on the balance of probabilities that a duty of care was owed, that this duty was breached, and the breach was the cause of the injury or illness.

Answers to your legal questions and invaluable guidance can be provided by a brief, no-obligation consultation with an Groby injury lawyer.

How much can I claim?

The injury compensation you are likely to receive is based on a number of factors. Our compensation calculator provides you with a good idea of the compensation you could get for your injuries, lost earnings and any other losses.

How much can I claim?

Work accident claims in Groby

Worker injured in accident

We have handled claims for people, from members of the Royal Navy to firefighters, to claim maximum compensation. Accident at work statistics in the Hinckley and Bosworth local authority are detailed under RIDDOR legislation by the Government excerpted below:

Work accidents in Hinckley and Bosworth Local Authority HSE)2011/122012/132013/14
Machinery related injury6910
Fire related (e.g. burns)120
Harmful substance exposure (e.g. dioxins)010
Fall from height13188
Animal related (e.g. dog bites)311
Lifting and handling injuries532026
Physical assault403
Slip, trip, fall same level353128
Struck against444
Struck by moving vehicle741
Struck by object23513

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Road traffic accident claims in Groby

Cars involved in a road accident

Quittance's group of no win no fee solicitors are experienced in fighting for the highest compensation for anyone who has been injured in a car or motorbike accident in Groby.

Road accidents involving cars, motorcycles and other vehicles in Groby are relatively commonplace. Official statistics show a total of 1889 accidents (1703 slight accidents, 162 serious accidents and 24 fatal accidents) in 2013 in Leicestershire local authority district. By 2014 total accidents had increased to 1,915.

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Other types of claim

Groby lawyers for serious injury claims

Courts recognise that a serious injury can have a life-altering impact on a claimant.

A successful claim will lessen the financial load on an injured claimant and their dependants enabling them to prioritise recovery and rehabilitation.

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Medical negligence in Groby

When a patient is injured as the result of a GP or other health worker's lack of care, it may be possible to make a medical negligence claim. If you have been injured by medical negligence, we can help you claim compensation from the NHS hospital or private clinic.

Alternatively, you could make a formal complaint if you only want a formal account of what went wrong as opposed to injury compensation. For example, you can write to HQ Bridge Park Plaza, Bridge Park Road, Thurmaston, Leicester, Leicestershire, to make a complaint against Leicestershire Partnership NHS Trust.

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Industrial disease

Solicitors can help with claiming maximum compensation for industrial injuries that range from asbestosis to benzene poisoning.

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Slip, trip and fall injuries

Official data indicate that employee slips and trips are the most prevalent cause of injury at work in Leicestershire. These types of accident are often the precursor to injuries recorded in another category for instance being struck by moving machinery or a river drowning accident. Public place accident claims injuries like broken shoulders experienced on raised flagstones are also common with pothole trips having happened on Main St and on Leicester Rd.

Groby No Win, No Fee Solicitors

You can confidently make a claim without any financial risk with Quittance's No Win, No Fee guarantee. Our national network of solicitors cover Groby and across the UK.

For more information, see No win, no fee compensation.

Meet our team

The nationwide panel of Quittance solicitors help injured people with all types of claims in Groby, from more minor injury cases to life-changing clinical negligence. Chosen on the basis of their success rate in winning claims, our solicitors have years of experience handling injury claims.

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Kevin Walker Serious Injury Panel Solicitor
Rakhi Chauhan Road Accident Panel Solicitor
Tim Fieldhouse Industrial Disease Panel Solicitor

Have Quittance solicitors handled many claims in Groby?

Quittance Legal Services (QLS) is a nationwide panel of award winning personal injury lawyers that helps claimants in Groby, Leicestershire and across the country, recover compensation for their injuries.

In 2017, we helped 100's of injured claimants in Leicestershire get compensation for a range of injury circumstances, including injuries sustained from a fall at work and motorbike accidents.

With a first-rate claims record, our service is designed to be as clear and straightforward as possible. Local medical appointments, convenient home appointments (if required) and a team of experts only a phone call away, means the claims process does not have to take over your life.

Frequently asked questions

Are claims run on a 100% No Win, No Fee basis?

If your claim is not successful, 100% of the solicitor's fees are covered. You won't have to pay a penny to start a claim.

Locating the right personal injury lawyer for you

Finding a suitable legal expert for your legal case is your most important step towards claiming the most compensation.

With over 100 solicitors offices within 25 miles of Groby (according to the Solicitors Regulation Authority website), what is the best way to make certain you select the most appropriate one to advise you?

Groby solicitor reviews

Service levels provided by solicitors can vary a great deal.

Speaking to friends or relatives or reading reviews can be informative when contemplating which solicitor to go with.

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Will you need to instruct a local lawyer ?

Choosing a nearby law firm is not very relevant as injury cases are normally run by phone and email.

However, you should choose a solicitors' firm that provides national medical coverage as claimants will have to attend a medical examination.

More details : Do you have a medical centre near me?

The disparity in the amount of success fees between different lawyers working on Conditional Fee Agreements (CFA) is quite surprising.

E.g. the amount of financial compensation retained by a successful claimant having been awarded ?40,030 for serious arm injuries could conceivably vary from ?24,018 to ?34,025.

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Case studies

Serious Injury Solicitor

Rakhi Chauhan secures £80,000 following a road collision with a lorry

The victim was forced off the road when a lorry driver fell asleep at the wheel.

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Serious Injury Solicitor

Kevin Walker obtains £80,000 for a construction worker's catastrophic hand injury

The worker also recieved trauma-specialist physiotherapy, welfare advice and state-of-the-art prostheses.

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Howard Willis, Personal injury solicitor

About the author

Howard qualified as a solicitor in 1984 and has specialised in personal injury for over 25 years. He is a member of the Association of Personal Injury Lawyers (APIL) and is a recognised Law Society Personal Injury Panel expert.

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