Updated: Wednesday, 3rd August 2016
Whether you are based in Haslemere or anywhere else in England or Wales, our personal injury solicitors can assist with your claim and we will arrange a medical assessment at a medical centre near your home.
Making a personal injury claim
Claims for compensation should be made within three years in most cases.
Whether claiming for a work-related illness or road accident, a successful compensation claim has these key elements. It must be shown on the balance of probabilities that:
- a duty of care was owed
- that the duty was breached
- the breach was the cause of the injury or illness
Beginning your claim sooner should enable your solicitor to collect useful supporting evidence.
How to pick the best no win no fee personal injury lawyer for your needs
Choosing the most suitable personal injury lawyer for your legal case is your most important step towards claiming the highest settlement or award for your accident.
With over 100 offices within a 25 radius of Haslemere, what is the best way to make certain you choose the ideal one for your needs?
Do you need to instruct a local solicitor ?
Going for a local solicitors office is not very important as injury cases are, as a matter of course, managed remotely.
It is however necessary to go with a company that provides national medical coverage as Claimants will be expected to go to a medical exam.
Personal injury solicitor reviews in Haslemere - Tips for comparing firms
Discussing you claim with a solicitor is useful if you have any questions about their approach. Reviews for personal injury law firms are a useful when contrasting the quality of service offered by different firms.
The contrast in the level of insurance premiums and success fees charged by solicitors is surprising.
As an example the amount retained by an injured person awarded £18,498 for a broken leg could vary from £11,099 to £15,723.
Legal claims our panel of lawyers handles in Haslemere
Our network of solicitors have guided individuals in Haslemere and across Surrey whose situations led to serious injuries including:
Haslemere solicitors for serious injury compensation
The long-term impact serious and catastrophic injury can have is understood by solicitors and insurers when calculating how much compensation to pay.
By relieving the pressure serious injury puts on a Claimant, a successful claim helps Claimants to concentrate on recovery.
Quittance has assisted claims for people, from construction workers to gallery exhibition officers, to claim compensation from their employer. Injury and illness statistics for the East Hampshire local authority are published under RIDDOR by the HSE:
|Work accidents in East Hampshire Local Authority (HSE)||2011/12||2012/13||2013/14|
|Electric shock injury||1||0||1|
|Machinery related injury||10||4||2|
|Exposure to toxic substance||2||2||1|
|Fall from height (ladder)||18||11||9|
|Animal related (e.g. riding accident)||2||1||2|
|Slip, trip or fall||39||28||26|
|Struck by moving vehicle||3||1||1|
|Hit by falling object||16||2||4|
|Crushed by something collapsing||0||1||0|
Personal injury lawyers can help Claimants with claiming work related compensation for industrial illnesses ranging from occupational asthma to benzene poisoning.
Medical negligence in Haslemere
Clinical negligence, at one time called medical negligence, is when there has been a breach of duty by a healthcare professional, NHS or private. A typical example might be a pressure sore compensation claim. Our highly experienced panel of personal injury solicitors acting for Haslemere have helped Claimants with claims filed against hospitals that include Haslemere & District Hospital, Church Lane, Haslemere, Surrey, GU27 2BJ.
Slip and trip accidents
Recorded statistics stress the fact that employee slips, trips and falls are the single most prevalent accident at work in Surrey and the UK as a whole. Slips and trips are typically forerunner to accidents attributed to other causes such as being hit by material under pressure, when helping another person or an asphyxiation accident. Public place cases for injuries like bruised backs happening on obstructed footpaths are also quite common with pavement trips having occurred on West St and on Lion Green.
Road traffic compensation claims
Accidents involving vehicles in Haslemere are quite common. Official statistics show a total of 5223 accidents (4624 slight accidents, 581 serious accidents and 18 fatal accidents) in 2013 in Surrey council area. By 2014 total accidents had increased to 5,408.
Quittances panel of proficient road traffic accident injury solicitors have a wealth of experience in negotiating the best damages for people who have been injured in a road accident in Haslemere.
No Win, No Fee Personal injury Solicitors in Haslemere
Solicitors taking care of injury claims in Haslemere in most cases act on the basis of a Conditional Fee Agreement. The CFA prevents your lawyer from being able to charge you any fees if the claim fails.
A 'success fee' is charged by solicitors working under a No Win, No Fee agreement. The success fee will be generally 25% and is deducted from the Claimant's award.
The No Win, No Fee promise
Some firms could impose additional fees if the case does not complete. With Quittance, 100% No Win, No Fee is assured, with no catches in the small print.
Click here to learn more about about No Win, No Fee.
What to do next
Whether you are ready to start you claim now or are simply looking for more information, Quittance can help.
Get your questions answered
Making the right decision for you depends on the right information. Get answers to your questions before you make a decision.
Find more information before picking up the phone. Find our frequently asked questions here.
Get a claim started
You can start the claim for compensation online or call us on 0800 612 7456 (0333 344 6575 from mobiles) to speak to a member of the Quittance team.
Contact the Quittance team to discuss your claim. Call 0800 612 7456 or book a callback.