Updated: Saturday, 6th August 2016
No matter whether you live in Halesworth or anywhere in the UK, our experienced personal injury lawyers are able to handle your claim and we will always set up a medical assessment at a centre near you .
Making an injury claim
Claims for compensation should, in most cases, be made within a three-year window.
Extensive legislation is in place to support Claimants seeking compensation for their injuries, and our panel of personal injury lawyers have years of experience giving advice to clients with regard to the strength of their claims.
In most cases, proving an injury claim has three key components. It needs to be demonstrated that the person or company causing the injury owed you a duty of care, that this duty of care was breached, and this breach caused your illness or injury.
Answers to your questions and useful guidance will be given on a short, no-obligation phone consultation with an expert lawyer.
Finding the best lawyer
Choosing the most appropriate PI solicitor for your case is your most important step towards obtaining the most compensation for your illness or injuries.
With over 100 offices within a 25 radius of Halesworth, how can you make sure you instruct the best legal practice for your case?
Will I have to choose a solicitor near me?
The majority of large firms operate throughout England and Wales, allowing Claimants to make a choice based on factors including level of success fees charged and quality of service.
The only element of a personal injury claim that usually will need to be performed locally is the medical. This exam is carried out in partnership with a member of our national medical network.
What should be considered when checking Halesworth solicitor reviews?
There is often no substitute for phoning a solicitor to discuss your case directly. Before picking up the phone, looking up personal injury solicitor reviews should give you a clear understanding of the difference between service levels offered by firms.
The diversity in personal injury success fees and insurance premiums between solicitors working on Conditional Fee Agreements (CFA) is important for Claimants.
To illustrate the point, the amount retained by an injured person who was awarded £9,450 for serious injuries to the big toe or to several other toes can vary from £5,670 to £8,032.
Further reading Compare personal injury solicitors fees
Legal cases Quittance conducts
Our network of lawyers have helped clients receive compensation for a range of injury and illness.
Road traffic accidents in Halesworth
Quittances panel of road traffic accident solicitors are experienced in in achieving maximum awards for anyone who has been hurt in a car or motorcycle crash in Halesworth.
Accidents involving cars, motorbikes and other vehicles in Halesworth are reasonably common. Government statistics reveal a total of 2214 accidents (1923 slight accidents, 266 serious accidents and 25 fatal accidents) in 2013 in Suffolk local authority area. By 2014 the total had increased to 2,349.
Slips and trips
Officially reported statistics demonstrate that slips, trips and falls are the most prevalent cause of accidents leading to injury at work in Suffolk and the UK as a whole. Slips and trips are sometimes the initiators of accidents recorded in another category for instance being hit by hand tools in use or a lake drowning accident. Public liability accident claims injuries, such as broken ankles occurring on pavement cracks are also quite common with trips having happened on High St.
Accidents in the workplace
Quittance has assisted claims for people, from construction workers to ergonomists, to secure financial compensation awards. Work accident data in the Suffolk Coastal local authority are detailed under RIDDOR legislation by the Government:
|Work accidents in Suffolk Coastal Local Authority HSE)||2011/12||2012/13||2013/14|
|Machinery related injury||6||6||6|
|Harmful substance exposure (e.g. soil contamination)||5||2||0|
|Fall from height||34||10||20|
|Injured by an animal||3||3||2|
|Lifting and handling injuries||81||35||39|
|Slip or trip||72||43||55|
|Hit by vehicle||3||4||5|
|Hit by falling object||21||24||19|
|Trapped under falling object||0||0||1|
Clinical and medical negligence in Halesworth
Clinical negligence (until recently referred to as medical negligence) is when an illness or injury is sustained from a failure to carry out a responsibility by a General Practitioner or any other medical provider, either private or NHS. Quittance's panel of injury solicitors acting for Halesworth have helped with legal cases brought against hospitals that include Ecch Patrick Stead Hospital, Bungay Road, Halesworth, IP19 8HP.
Solicitors can assist with securing compensation for industrial illnesses that include anything from chemical poisoning to farmers lung.
Halesworth serious injury compensation claims
The long-term impact of serious injury will be acknowledged by Courts and insurance companies when they are calculating compensation.
By reducing the financial pressure severe injury places on an injured Claimant and their family, injury compensation enables Claimants to prioritise recovery.
How No Win, No Fee personal injury solicitors handle Halesworth compensation claims
Should you be successful, the legal fees will be covered by the losing party (or their insurer). When your case is not won, a No Win, No Fee agreement with the solicitor means that the lawyer's legal costs will not be charged.
Are there extra fees?
No Win, No Fee should mean that you will have absolutely no hidden fees and there is nothing owed if the claim is lost. With our No Win, No Fee, there is no risk of losing out. Click here to learn 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.
We offer clear answers to help you determine whether to proceed.
If you need more information before picking up the phone, try our FAQ pages.
Ready to make a claim?
You can begin a claim for compensation online here or call us on 0800 612 7456 or 0333 344 6575 to talk to our team.
Speak to our team today for more detail about you claim. Request a callback or phone us on 0800 612 7456.