Updated: Wednesday, 7th September 2016
If you live in Hadleigh or anywhere in the country, our expert solicitors are able to take on your claim and we will set up a medical assessment at a medical centre near you.
Making an injury claim
Claims must be made within 3 years of the date you were injured or learned of your injury in the majority of cases.
Powerful legislation is in place to give support to injured people who seek compensation, and our panel of personal injury solicitors have years of experience giving advice to clients on the likelihood of success.
To win a Hadleigh personal injury case, your lawyer must prove that the Defendant owed you a duty of care, that the Defendant breached that duty, and that your injury or illness was caused by that breach.
Answers to your questions and practical guidance can be provided by a brief, no-obligation consultation with an Hadleigh injury lawyer.
How do you find the best no win no fee personal injury solicitor?
Choosing the most suitable solicitor to represent you is your most important step towards achieving the best compensation award for your accident.
With some over 100 offices within a 25 radius of Hadleigh SRA website 2015), how can you make sure you instruct the ideal legal practice for your specific circumstances?
Will you need to instruct a local Hadleigh injury lawyer ?
Choosing a nearby lawyers office is not very important as injury cases now tend to be handled remotely.
You will need to select a company that provides a national network as Claimants will usually need to go to a medical examination.
Further reading : Do Quittance have a local medical centre?
Hadleigh solicitor reviews
Service standards provided by solicitors can vary a great deal.
Researching reviews can be enlightening when considering which lawyer best serves your needs.
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The contrast in the amount of success fees and ATE premiums between different firms is vast
For example the amount of financial compensation retained by a Claimant accepting a settlement of £7,910 for serious hand injuries with full or close to full recovery could vary from £4,746 to £6,723.
Additional reading Compare personal injury solicitors fees
What kinds of cases do you conduct?
Compensation can be arranged for a wide range of injury and illness throughout Hadleigh. Our team have helped with injuries and illness including:
Medical and clinical negligence in Hadleigh
Clinical negligence (in the past known as referred to as medical negligence) is where there has been a breach of the duty of care on the part of a healthcare professional. Quittance's panel of injury solicitors acting for Suffolk and Hadleigh have worked on cases brought against the health service including St Leonards Hospital, Newton Road, Sudbury, CO10 2RQ.
Road accidents in Hadleigh
Accidents involving cars, motorbikes and other vehicles in Hadleigh are relatively common. Official statistics reveal a total of 2214 accidents (1923 slight accidents, 266 serious accidents and 25 fatal accidents) in 2013 in Suffolk council area. In 2014 total accidents had increased to 2,349. Incidents in the Hadleigh area in 2013 included crashes on the single carriageway of the A1071 and A1141 junction and on the A1071 and B1070 roundabout.
Our network of specialist personal injury lawyers have decades of experience in obtaining maximum damages for anyone hurt in a car accident in Hadleigh.
Accidents in the workplace
We have assisted claims for people injured in an accident, from warehouse assistants to environmental managers, to get the compensation they deserve. Accident figures for the Babergh local authority are compiled under RIDDOR legislation by the Government in the following table:
|Workplace accidents in Babergh Local Authority (RIDAGGR)||2011/12||2012/13||2013/14|
|Harmful substance exposure (e.g. PCB - polychlorinated biphenyls)||5||1||2|
|Fall from height||11||6||11|
|Injured by an animal||0||0||2|
|Lifting and handling injuries||23||14||22|
|Slip or trip||22||20||21|
|Struck by moving vehicle||1||1||1|
|Hit by falling object||5||11||8|
Serious injury experts in Hadleigh
The long-term effect of serious injury will be understood by insurers and the Courts when calculating injury compensation. By relieving the stress severe injury puts on a Claimant, an injury claim helps individuals to concentrate on their recovery and rehabilitation. Quittance's network of expert law firms engage with the legal system and doctors to make sure people impacted by serious accidents receive medical and financial support. Injuries which are considered to be serious and catastrophic include paralysis, chronic pain and deep vein thrombosis.
Slips, trips and falls
Health and Saftey Executive (HSE) statistics underscore the fact that employee slips, trips and falls are the most frequent cause of injury at work in Suffolk. Slips and trips are quite often the initiators of injuries attributed to other reasons for instance being hit by an object falling from a building, being trapped by something or a toxic substance accident. Public place claims for injuries such as sprained ankles sustained on spillages are also common with incidents having happened on the Street.
Lawyers can help with securing compensation for diverse industrial illnesses including anything from industrial deafness to benzene poisoning.
No Win, No Fee Solicitors serving Hadleigh
Lawyers looking after injury claims in Hadleigh mostly work on a Conditional Fee Agreement. This is also called a No Win, No Fee agreement. This prevents your solicitor from charging you any legal costs if the claim fails.
Will there be hidden fees in the small print?
We promise No Win, No Fee means the injured party will never need to pay any of the solicitor's costs if the claim be unsuccessful. Click here for more about Quittance's No Win, No Fee.
Whether you are ready to start you claim now or are simply looking for more information, Quittance can help.
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You can start a claim for compensation online or phone us on 0800 612 7456 to discuss your claim with a member of the Quittance team.
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