Updated: Wednesday, 10th August 2016
No matter whether you live in Hertfordshire or anywhere in the UK, wecan can help with your claim and we will always set up a medical report at a local medical centre.
Making an injury claim
Claims should, in the majority of cases, be made within three years of the date of the injury.
In order to successfully win an injury claim, your solicitor must demonstrate 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.
Your lawyer will explain how your case relates to the points.
How to pick the best no win no fee personal injury solicitor for your accident
Choosing a suitable solicitors' practice for your case is a critical step towards getting the highest settlement or award.
With over 100 solicitors offices within 25 miles of Hertfordshire (according to the Solicitors Regulation Authority 2015 database), how can you make sure you instruct the best solicitors' practice to help you?
Solicitors working on a No Win, No Fee basis generally charge a success fee and for ATE insurance. Deductions from a Claimant's compensation for severe arm injuries, for example, ranges from £77,715 to £105,875 (based on 2015 market data).
Will I need to select a local Hertfordshire injury lawyer ?
The whereabouts of the solicitors office is less critical as cases are typically run without the need to meet the solicitor.
However, you should go with a company that offers national medical centres (possibly even home visits) as Claimants will usually have to go to a medical exam.
Hertfordshire personal injury solicitor reviews
Service standards provided by lawyers can differ.
Online reviews is a great place to start if you are trying to decide which lawyer best serves your needs and which considerations are most important to you.
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What claims for compensation does Quittance handle?
Compensation can be arranged for a wide range of injury and illness across Hertfordshire. Quittance have helped with injuries and medical conditions including:
Legal advisors can assist with claiming maximum compensation for diverse industrial illnesses that range from chemical poisoning to chronic silicosis.
The long-term effect serious injury has is acknowledged by solicitors and insurers when determining injury compensation.
By relieving the stress a serious or catastrophic injury places on an injured person and their dependants, a successful claim helps Claimants to concentrate on their rehabilitation. Quittance's network of law firms have aided Claimants collect compensation for many chronic conditions and catastrophic injuries. Injuries categorised as serious range from major surgical negligence to neck injuries.
Road accidents in Hertfordshire
Accidents involving cars, motorbikes and other vehicles in Hertfordshire are relatively commonplace. Police repoetrs reveal that there were 27 fatal accidents, 358 serious accidents and 2754 slight accidents in 2013 in Hertfordshire (Total events were 3139 local authority. By 2014 the total had increased to 3,690.
Our network of certified road traffic accident (RTA) personal injury solicitors have years of experience in getting the best general and special damages for anyone injured in a car or motorbike accident in Hertfordshire.
Accidents in the workplace
We have assisted people, from bricklayers to geographical information systems managers, to claim for their work related injuries. Accident data in the Welwyn Hatfield local authority reported in accordance with reporting legislation by the HSE in the following table:
|Workplace 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|
Medical negligence in Hertfordshire
Clinical negligence, in the past known as called medical negligence, is the legal term a breach in the duty of care on the part of a healthcare professional. An illustration of this might be a cancer negligence claim. Quittance's select panel of lawyers acting for Hertfordshire have worked on cases filed against local hospitals that include Queen Victoria Memorial Hospital, School Lane, Welwyn, AL6 9PW.
Slips and trips
HSE data highlight the fact that slips and trips are by far the most frequent cause of injury at work in South East England. Slips and trips are frequently the initiators of injuries categorised as something else for instance being hit by a runaway vehicle, being trapped by something collapsing or a toxic substance accident. Public place (Welwyn Hatfield local authority) legal claims for injuries like pulled muscles sustained on poorly maintained paths are also quite prevalent with street trips having happened on High St and on Claggy Rd.
No Win, No Fee Lawyers in Hertfordshire
No Win, No Fee agreements, also known as Conditional Fee Agreements cover clients from a need to pay legal fees if they do not succeed in their claim.
Will there be hidden fees?
Quittance's specialist personal injury solicitors warrant that No Win, No Fee means you will never have to pay any of your lawyer's costs if the injury claim be unsuccessful. Read more about Quittance's 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 the claims process
Before you instruct you should arm yourself with information about the process. The right information can help you make the best choice.
If you would like to know more before picking up the phone, see our FAQ section.
Ready to start your claim for compensation?
You can start the personal injury claim online here or call us on 0800 612 7456 or 0333 344 6575.
Our team of personal injury specialists are ready to help. If you need more information, you can request a no-obligation callback or call 0800 612 7456.