Updated: Tuesday, 9th August 2016
Whether you live in Haverhill or anywhere else in England or Wales, our expert personal injury solicitors can assist with your claim and we will arrange a medical at a medical centre near your home.
Making a claim
Claims should, in most cases, be made within 3 years of an injury.
Extensive legislation exists to provide support for injured Claimants, and our panel of specialist lawyers have years of experience advising clients regarding the strength of their claims.
In order to successfully win an injury claim, your lawyer must prove 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.
Making your claim sooner should allow your lawyer to collect useful supporting evidence.
Finding the best no win no fee personal injury lawyer
Identifying the most suitable PI solicitor for your case is a key step towards achieving the best compensation settlement for your injuries.
What is the best way to make sure you instruct the ideal solicitors' practice to instruct?
Will you need to select a local Haverhill lawyer ?
Going for a local solicitor is not especially relevant as injury cases are managed by phone and email.
You will need to go with a solicitors' firm that offers national medical centres (possibly even home visits) as Claimants will almost always have to go to a medical exam.
Read more - Do I have to attend a medical?
Haverhill solicitor reviews
Service levels provided by injury lawyers can vary to a large extent.
Researching online reviews can certainly be revealing when considering which solicitor to choose.
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The variation in the amount of personal injury success fees and After the Event (ATE) insurance premiums charged by firms is quite surprising.
As an example the amount retained by an injured person accepting a settlement of £7,911 for serious hand injuries with full or close to full recovery can range from £4,746 to £6,724.
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Compensation cases Quittance conducts in Haverhill
Our network of lawyers assist Claimants receive compensation for a range of injuries.
Road traffic compensation claims
Road traffic accidents involving cars, mororbikes and all other vehicles in Haverhill are relatively frequent with statistics showing 25 fatal accidents, 266 serious accidents and 1923 slight accidents in 2013 in Suffolk (Total events were 2214 local authority. By 2014 the total had increased to 2,349.
Our network of specialist road traffic accident legal advisors have decades of experience in securing the best compensation for people who have been injured in a car or motorbike accident in Haverhill.
Haverhill serious injury compensation claims
Quittance's team understand the critical change a compensation claim makes to the lives of seriously injured Claimants.
Quittance's panel of lawyers fight hard for compensation for serious injury and illness, including compensation for private medical treatment and case costs.
Quittance's panel of specialist lawyers have aided families collect compensation for numerous chronic conditions and catastrophic injuries. Injuries and medical conditions categorised as serious include mesothelioma and serious psychiatric harm.
Solicitors can help with claiming maximum compensation for industrial injuries that include anything from allergic contact dermatitis to dioxin poisoning.
Medical negligence in Haverhill
Clinical negligence, previously called medical negligence, is the term for when an injury or illness is connected to a breach of the duty of care on the part of a medical professional. An example might be a cancer negligence compensation claim. Quittance's panel of injury solicitors acting for Haverhill have worked on legal action made against infirmaries and hospitals that include Saffron Walden Community Hospital, Radwinter Road, Saffron Walden, CB11 3HY.
Slips and trips
Officially reported figures indicate that employee slips and trips continue to be the most common cause of accidents leading to injury in the Suffolk workplace. Slips, trips and falls are typically the cause of injuries attributed to other causes like being hit by an object falling from a ladder or an exposure to fire (burn) accident. Public place (St Edmundsbury local authority) accident claims injuries like bruised backs experienced on tripping on a street are also quite common with pavement trips having happened on Greenfield Way.
Accidents at work
Quittance has assisted people, from warehouse assistants to heritage managers, to claim work accident compensation. Accident at work statistics in the St Edmundsbury local authority collated under the Reporting of Injuries, Diseases and Dangerous Occurrences Regulations (RIDDOR) by the Government excerpted below:
|HSE reported work accidents in St Edmundsbury Local Authority||2011/12||2012/13||2013/14|
|Machinery related injury||7||8||10|
|Harmful substance exposure (e.g. exposure to Teflon fumes)||5||2||1|
|Fall from height (ladder)||16||12||9|
|Animal related (e.g. dog bites)||2||4||2|
|Lifting and handling injuries||78||57||66|
|Slip, trip or fall (not from height)||71||63||53|
|Struck by moving vehicle||4||3||5|
|Struck by object||29||15||15|
Haverhill No Win, No Fee Expert Solicitors
In the event that you succeed in the claim, your legal fees must be covered by the other party or their insurer. In the event that your lawyer loses the injury claim, a No Win, No Fee agreement with your solicitor states that their fees are not payable.
A 'success fee' is charged by Haverhill solicitors who work under a No Win, No Fee agreement. Unlike the standard legal fees, this fee is taken from the compensation settlement and will be usually 25 percent.
Our No Win, No Fee guarantee
Quittance's network of solicitors promise No Win, No Fee means a Claimant do not have to pay any of the lawyer's costs should you do not win your claim. Click here to learn more about about Quittance's 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 further information
Quittance offer jargon-free information to help Claimants decide whether to go ahead with a claim for injury compensation.
Get more information online without having to call a solicitor. See our frequently asked questions here.
You can start your personal injury claim online here or call 0800 612 7456 to talk to our team.
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