Updated: Thursday, 4th August 2016
Whether you live in Hatfield or anywhere else in England or Wales, our experienced personal injury lawyers are able to help with your claim and we will arrange a medical assessment at a medical centre near you.
Making an injury claim
Claims must, in most cases, be made within a 3-year window, starting from the date the injury occurred.
Whether compensation is being claimed for a road accident in Hatfield or slip or trip, there are three components to proving a claim. It needs to be shown 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.
In all cases, answers and invaluable guidance can be provided by a brief, no-obligation consultation with an expert solicitor.
Advice for those seeking a lawyer
Choosing the most suitable legal expert for your legal matter is an important step towards securing the highest settlement or award.
With over 100 solicitors offices within 25 miles of Hatfield (according to the 2015 SRA database), what is the best way to make certain you select the most appropriate company to pursue compensation for you?
The disparity in the level of success fees and After the Event (ATE) insurance premiums between lawyers working on CFAs (Conditional Fee Agreement) is quite significant
For instance the amount of financial compensation retained by a Claimant awarded £15,666 for displaced metatarsal fractures can range from £9,399 to £13,316.
Read more at How to compare personal injury fees
Reviews for lawyers in Hatfield
Solicitors have a wide range of approaches to handling cases and clients, from strictly professional to more casual and friendly. Personal injury solicitor reviews are a great resource to compare the quality of service taken by individual firms.
Do you need to instruct a local solicitor ?
Choosing a nearby solicitors office is not especially critical as injury cases are typically handled without the need to meet the solicitor.
However, you should choose a firm that provides national medical centres as Claimants will almost always have to attend a medical assessment.
Compensation claims our network of solicitors handles in Hatfield
Quittance's network of lawyers assist people receive compensation for a range of injuries.
Medical and clinical negligence in Hatfield
Clinical negligence - once called medical negligence - is the legal term a breach of the duty of care by a doctor or medical professional. Quittance's panel of injury solicitors acting for Hertfordshire and Hatfield have been instructed on claims brought against private and NHS hospitals that include Queen Elizabeth I I Hospital, Howlands, Howlands, Welwyn Garden City, AL7 4HQ.
Quittance understand the vital change an injury claim makes to the lives of severely injured Claimants. Compensation will lessen the impact of bills other financial issues on an injured person and their family enabling them to prioritise recovery.
Our panel of expert solicitors for many years have helped families impacted by severe accidents.
Accidents in the workplace
We have helped people hurt in an accident, from gardeners to humanitarian workers, to claim compensation from their employer. Accident statistics in the Welwyn Hatfield local authority collated in accordance with RIDDOR by the HSE in the table below:
|Work accidents in Welwyn Hatfield Local Authority (RIDAGGR)||2011/12||2012/13||2013/14|
|Harmful substance exposure (e.g. radiation poisoning)||3||2||3|
|Fall from height (ladder)||11||10||13|
|Lifting and handling injuries||79||57||55|
|Slip, trip or fall||53||58||50|
|Hit by vehicle||4||6||2|
|Hit by falling object||18||25||33|
Slips, trips and falls
Government statistics reveal that slips and trips are, by some degree, the most frequent accident in the Hertfordshire workplace. Slips, trips and falls are often related to injuries attributed to other reasons like being hit by a runaway vehicle or a swimming pool drowning accident. Public place (Welwyn Hatfield local authority) legal claims for injuries like fractured vertebrae occurring on pavement cracks are also common with dislodged paving slab trips having happened on Station Rd and in Roe Green Centre.
Litigators can assist with claiming maximum compensation for diverse industrial illnesses that range from respiratory diseases to chronic silicosis.
Road traffic compensation claims
Quittances group of professional road traffic accident injury lawyers have vast experience in negotiating optimum general and special damages for anyone injured in a car or motorcycle crash in Hatfield.
Road accidents involving cars, motorbikes and other vehicles in Hatfield are quite common with statistics showing a total of 3139 accidents (2754 slight accidents, 358 serious accidents and 27 fatal accidents) in 2013 in Hertfordshire local authority area. By 2014 accidents increased to 3,690. Accidents in Hatfield in 2013 included crashes on the A1001 and A(M)1 roundabout and on the slip road of the A414 and A1000 junction.
How No Win, No Fee lawyers handle claims for compensation in Hatfield
Solicitors taking care of claims in Hatfield and Hertfordshire generally conduct the legal work on a CFA or Conditional Fee Agreement. This is commonly referred to as a No Win, No Fee agreement. The CFA prevents the solicitor from expecting you to pay any legal fees if the claim fails.
No Win, No Fee - Guaranteed
Quittance's expert injury solicitors guarantee No Win, No Fee means you shall not have to pay any of the lawyer's fees in the event that you do not win your claim. Read more about No Win, No Fee here
How to proceed
Whether you are ready to start you claim now or are simply looking for more information, Quittance can help.
Get further information
Before you instruct you should arm yourself with information about making a claim. answers help you to make the right choice for you.
Get more information online without being required to call a law firm. See more frequently asked questions here.
Ready to begin your claim for compensation?
You can start the compensation claim here or call 0800 612 7456 or 0333 344 6575 to speak to the Quittance team.
Speak to the Quittance panel of experts to discuss your potential claim. Request a callback or phone 0800 612 7456.