Updated: Thursday, 4th August 2016

No matter whether you are based in Hailsham or anywhere else in England or Wales, our personal injury lawyers are able to handle your claim and we will always arrange a medical at a medical centre near your home.

Making a personal injury claim

Compensation claims must usually be made within a 3-year window, starting from the date the injury occurred.

Considerable legislation is in place to give support to Claimants seeking compensation for their injuries, and Quittance's panel of expert lawyers have many years of experience advising their clients with regard to the likelihood of success.

In order to win a Hailsham personal injury case, it should be demonstrated that the Defendant owed you a duty of care, that this duty of care was breached by the Defendant, and the breach was the cause of your injury.

Your solicitor will discuss each of these key issues and should explain how they apply to your claim.

How to approach choosing the best no win no fee personal injury solicitor

Choosing the best legal team to assist you is a critical step towards obtaining the most compensation.

what is the best way to make certain you select the ideal one to take on your case?

Will I have to choose a lawyer near me?

As with many professional services, you do not need to select a solicitor near you.

In general, the only aspect that should be carried out locally is the medical exam. This exam provides necessary medical evidence to support your claim, and is carried out in partnership with a member of our national network of medical professionals.

Hailsham solicitor reviews

Service levels provided by lawyers can vary enormously.

Reading reviews can certainly be instructive if you are deciding which lawyer to pick.

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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 a moderate thumb injury could vary between £7,810 and £10,175 (based on 2015 market research).

You should be aware of how much of your compensation will be taken to cover these fees.

Compensation cases Quittance handles in Hailsham

Compensation could be arranged for a range of injury and illness in Hailsham and throughout East Sussex. We can help with:

Road traffic accidents in Hailsham

Road traffic accidents involving vehicles in Hailsham are relatively commonplace. Statistics from accidents reported to the police show a total of 1792 accidents (1453 slight accidents, 322 serious accidents and 17 fatal accidents) in 2013 in East Sussex local authority area. In 2014 the total had increased to 1,969. Incidents in Hailsham in 2013 included car crashes on the A22 and A295 roundabout and on the single carriageway of the A295 and B2104 junction.

Quittances network of qualified road traffic accident lawyers have decades of experience in fighting for maximum general and special damages for people who have been hurt in a car or motorbike accident in Hailsham.

Medical negligence in Hailsham

Clinical negligence (once referred to as medical negligence) is the term for when an illness or injury is associated with a breach in the duty of care by a healthcare professional. An illustration of this might be a medical misdiagnosis claim. Quittance's panel of injury solicitors acting for Hailsham have helped people with legal action brought against local hospitals including Amberstone Hospital, Carters Corner, Amberstone Hospital, Hailsham, BN27 4HU.

Workplace accidents

Quittance has assisted self employed and employed people hurt in an accident, from hotel workers to fitness centre managers, to claim maximum compensation. Work injury information for the Wealden local authority are published under reporting legislation by the HSE in the following table:

Workplace accidents in Wealden Local Authority (RIDAGGR)2011/122012/132013/14
General191621
Electric shock001
Machinery related injury226
Exposed to explosion010
Fire related (e.g. burns)020
Harmful substance exposure (e.g. toxic torts)201
Fall from height181112
Animal related (e.g. serious cat scratches)533
Lifting and carrying451716
Physical assault1634
Slip, trip or fall (not from height)534848
Struck against347
Hit by vehicle212
Struck by object11110
Trapped by something collapsing001

Hailsham serious injury compensation claims

Quittance understand the critical difference a compensation claim can make to the lives of seriously injured Claimants. Our network of expert lawyers work to achieve compensation for major injuries and chronic conditions, which includes claiming for medical treatment and care costs. Our panel of specialist solicitors work with the Courts, doctors and health professionals and insurance providers to ensure people impacted by major accidents get medical and financial support.

Industrial disease

Solicitors can help Claimants with claiming maximum compensation for diverse industrial illnesses that range from allergic contact dermatitis to asthma caused by latex.

Slip and trip injuries

Government data reveal that slips and trips are the most prevalent accident at work in East Sussex and the UK as a whole. Slips and trips are quite often connected to injuries recorded in a different category such as being hit by a moving object or a drowning accident. Public place negligence claims injuries like broken wrists occurring on raised kerb stones are also quite prevalent with incidents having occurred on North Street and on High St.

Hailsham No Win, No Fee Injury Lawyers

Conditional Fee Agreements, more commonly known as No Win, No Fee agreements secure Claimants from the need to pay their legal fees if they do not win their claim.

A 'success fee' is levied by solicitors serving Hailsham working under a No Win, No Fee agreement. This fee will be paid out of the compensation settlement and will be in most cases 25%.

Will the Claimant need to pay any extra costs?

No Win, No Fee means you will not be out of pocket if you lose your claim and there are no hidden costs. With Quittance's 100% No Win, No Fee promise, you will not be charged unexpected costs.

Read more about No Win, No Fee here

Next steps

Whether you are ready to start you claim now or are simply looking for more information, Quittance can help.

Get more information

Quittance give jargon-free information helping you determine whether to proceed.

If you would like to know more before picking up the phone, try our FAQ section.

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You can begin your injury claim online here or call 0800 612 7456 to talk to a personal injury lawyer.

Talk to Quittance's team today for more detail about you claim. Call 0800 612 7456 or book a callback.