Updated: Sunday, 31st July 2016
No matter whether you live in Haywards Heath or anywhere in the UK, our injury lawyers can assist with your claim and we will set up a medical at a centre near you .
Making a claim
Claims must usually be made within three years of an injury.
Extensive legislation is in place to support injured Claimants, and Quittance's panel of expert lawyers have many years of experience advising clients on the likelihood of success.
To win a Haywards Heath personal injury case, your solicitor 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.
Answers to your questions and practical guidance can be provided by a free phone consultation with a specialist solicitor.
How do you find the best no win no fee personal injury solicitor?
It can take several months for the majority of claims to be settled. Cases where responsibility is contested or the injury has had a major impact can take much longer. The SRA regulate legal advice given by solicitors, however they do not regulate many issues of interest to people affected by injury, such as speed or level of service.
Considering the effect your solicitor can have on your experience of making a claim, picking an injury lawyer that matches your needs is an important first step.
The difference in the level of personal injury fees between firms is considerable.
For example the amount of compensation retained by an injured person having been awarded £16,326 for ankle injuries causing some permanent problems can vary from £9,795 to £13,877.
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What should you consider when comparing reviews for solicitors in Haywards Heath?
Discussing you claim with a solicitor is an easy way to identify whether they are a good fit. Before picking up the phone, looking up injury lawyer reviews should give you a clear understanding of the difference between service levels offered by firms.
Will I need to select a local Haywards Heath lawyer ?
The location of a solicitors office is not especially critical as cases are conducted by phone and email.
It is however necessary to instruct a firm that offers national medical centres (possibly even home visits) as Claimants will need to attend a medical examination.
Read about - Do you have a local medical centre?
Legal claims our panel of solicitors handles in Haywards Heath
Compensation could be claimed for a range of injuries in Haywards Heath and throughout West Sussex. Quittance have assisted with injuries and medical conditions including:
Road accidents in Haywards Heath
Road accidents involving all vehicles in Haywards Heath are not uncommon. Officially reported accident data shows a total of 2554 accidents (2116 slight accidents, 408 serious accidents and 30 fatal accidents) in 2013 in West Sussex local authority. By 2014 the total had increased to 2,748. Accidents in the Haywards Heath region in 2013 included traffic collisions on the single carriageway of the A273 and A272 roundabout and on the B2112 and A272 roundabout.
Quittances panel of best of breed lawyers have years of experience in negotiating the highest general and special damages for people hurt in a road accident in Haywards Heath.
Medical negligence in Haywards Heath
Clinical negligence - in the past known as called medical negligence - is where there has been a breach of duty on the part of a hospital or other healthcare provider. An example could be a delayed diagnosis compensation claim. Quittance's select panel of injury lawyers acting for Haywards Heath have helped Claimants with legal cases brought against health services that include Princess Royal Hospital, Lewes Road, Haywards Heath, RH16 4EX.
Personal injury lawyers can help with claiming maximum compensation for industrial illness ranging from NIHL to asthma caused by grain.
The lasting effect of a serious or catastrophic injury is understood by Courts and insurance companies when working out how much compensation to pay.
Our panel of expert lawyers fight hard for compensation for major injuries, including compensation for medical expenses and care costs. Quittance's panel of expert lawyers have aided people collect compensation for numerous major injuries and conditions. Injury and illness categorised as catastrophic or serious range from asbestos-related disease to deep vein thrombosis.
Slips and trips
Recorded statistics demonstrate that employee slips and trips are still the most frequent cause of accidents leading to injury in the West Sussex workplace. They are typically connected to accidents attributed to other reasons such as being struck by moving machinery, being trapped by something or a drowning accident. Public place (Mid Sussex local authority) legal claims for injuries like fractured wrists occurring on potholes are also quite prevalent with recent dislodged paving slab trips having occurred on Sydney Road.
Accidents at work
We have assisted claims for people, from forklift drivers to food technologists, to secure financial compensation settlements. Work accident figures for the Mid Sussex local authority made available under legislation by the Health and Safety Executive excerpted below:
|HSE reported work accidents in Mid Sussex Local Authority||2011/12||2012/13||2013/14|
|Fire related (e.g. scars)||1||0||0|
|Harmful substance exposure (e.g. carbon monoxide poisoning)||4||0||0|
|Fall from height||10||9||11|
|Injured by an animal||2||1||0|
|Lifting and handling injuries||48||19||30|
|Slip, trip, fall same level||58||46||36|
|Struck by moving vehicle||3||2||4|
|Struck by object||13||9||6|
No Win, No Fee Solicitors handling clients in Haywards Heath
When your solicitor does not win case, a No Win, No Fee agreement with the solicitor means the solicitor's legal costs are not payable. Were the injury claim to be won, your legal costs are settled by the losing Defendant or their insurance company.
No Win, No Fee - Guaranteed
Quittance guarantee No Win, No Fee means a Claimant will not pay your lawyer's legal fees in the event that the claim is lost.
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.
Find out more about claiming compensation
Before you instruct you should arm yourself with as much information as you need. The right answers can help you make the right choice for you.
If you need more information before you are ready to call, try our FAQ pages.
Start a personal injury claim
You can start your claim for compensation online here or call us on 0800 612 7456 or 0333 344 6575 to speak to a personal injury lawyer.
Our expert team can help. Need more information? You can request a no-obligation callback or call 0800 612 7456 today.