Updated: Wednesday, 3rd August 2016
Whether you live in Hedon or anywhere in the country, our personal injury lawyers are able to take on your claim and we will arrange a medical report at a medical centre near your home.
Making an injury claim
Considerable legislation exists to support injured people who seek compensation, and our panel of expert solicitors have years of experience advising their clients with regard to the likelihood of success.
Claimants with certain illnesses or conditions like noise-induced deafness are frequently still able to claim even where the illness's cause happened years or even decades earlier. The date that you learn of your diagnosis is what starts the three-year time limit in such cases.
To win a personal injury case, your lawyer must prove that the Defendant owed you a duty of care, that the Defendant breached that duty, and that your injury or illness was caused by that breach.
Answers to your questions and practical guidance can be provided by a brief, no-obligation consultation with an expert lawyer.
Help for those seeking a solicitor
Finding the most appropriate lawyer to help you is a crucial step towards negotiating the best settlement or award for your illness or injuries.
how can you make certain you select the most appropriate company for your case?
The variation in success fees and insurance premiums between different lawyers is considerable.
For instance the amount of compensation retained by a Claimant agreeing on a settlement of £17,867 for loss of taste can range from £10,720 to £15,187.
More information How much can you claim?
Do you have to choose a personal injury solicitor in Hedon?
You do not need to pick a law firm near you.
The only element of a personal injury claim that usually should be carried out locally is the medical. This exam is carried out in partnership with a member of our national medical network.
Hedon personal injury solicitor reviews
Levels of service provided by injury lawyers can differ considerably.
Online personal injury solicitor reviews can help build a picture when contemplating which solicitor to select.
What cases do you conduct in Hedon and East Yorkshire?
Compensation can be arranged for a range of injuries throughout Hedon. Quittance can help with injuries and illness including:
Solicitors can help with claiming maximum compensation for industrial injuries including anything from allergic contact dermatitis to asthma caused by flour.
Slip and trip injuries
Health and Saftey Executive figures emphasise the fact that employee slips, trips and falls are the most frequent accident at work in East Riding Of Yorkshire and the UK as a whole. Slips and trips are frequently lead to injuries classified under another heading e.g. being hit by an object falling from a building or a drowning accident. Public place negligence claims injuries like broken arms suffered on obstructed footpaths are also quite prevalent with street trips having happened on Market Place and on Elmbridge Parade.
Medical negligence in Hedon
Clinical negligence, until recently referred to as medical negligence, is when there has been a breach in the duty of care by a medical provider. Quittance's panel of injury lawyers acting for East Yorkshire and Hedon have handled claims brought against health services including Maister Lodge - Inpatient Unit, Hauxwell Road, Hull, HU8 0RB.
Serious injury experts in Hedon
The Courts understand that serious injuries can have a major impact on an injured person. By limiting the financial pressure serious injury places on a Claimant and their dependants, an injury claim helps individuals to prioritise rehabilitation.
Road traffic accidents in Hedon
Quittances panel of expert road traffic accident (RTA) personal injury lawyers have a wealth of experience in achieving optimum awards for Claimants hurt in a car or motorcycle accident in Hedon.
Accidents involving vehicles in Hedon are relatively frequent with a total of 1139 accidents (946 slight accidents, 185 serious accidents and 8 fatal accidents) in 2013 in East Riding of Yorkshire council area. In 2014 total accidents had increased to 1,211. Accidents in the Hedon region in 2013 included traffic collisions on the single carriageway of the B1362 and B1240 junction and on the A1033 and B1362 roundabout.
Accidents in the workplace
Quittance has handled claims for people, from soldiers to health visitors, to claim compensation from their employer. Accident statistics for the Hedon local authority collated under RIDDOR legislation by the Health and Safety Executive excerpted below:
|Work accidents in East Riding of Yorkshire Local Authority (RIDAGGR)||2011/12||2012/13||2013/14|
|Electric shock injury (e.g. burns)||4||1||0|
|Machinery related injury||25||32||20|
|Explosion related (e.g. gas)||1||0||0|
|Exposed to fire||5||1||2|
|Harmful substance exposure (e.g. PAH)||13||5||11|
|Fall from height||48||31||41|
|Animal related (e.g. livestock)||7||4||5|
|Slip, trip or fall (not from height)||158||153||115|
|Struck by moving vehicle||29||19||11|
|Struck by object||83||48||51|
|Trapped by something collapsing||3||4||0|
Hedon No Win, No Fee Expert Lawyers
If you lose your compensation claim, a No Win, No Fee agreement with your lawyer states that the solicitor's legal costs are not payable. Were the injury claim to be won, the costs for your solicitor must be settled by the other party or their insurance company.
The No Win, No Fee promise
Some solicitors may impose additional fees should the case end prematurely. With a Quittance injury lawyer, 100% No Win, No Fee protection is guaranteed, with nothing extra in the small print. Click here for more information about Quittance's No Win, No Fee.
What happens next?
Whether you are ready to start you claim now or are simply looking for more information, Quittance can help.
Get further information
Before you choose to instruct a solicitor you should arm yourself with information about the process. Answers will help you to make the right decision for your future.
If you need more information before picking up the phone, try our FAQ section.
Ready to begin?
You can start your compensation claim online or call 0800 612 7456.
If you have further questions or would like additional information about how the claims process works first, request a callback or call 0800 612 7456.