Updated: Friday, 29th July 2016
If you are based in Horsford or anywhere in the country, we can can handle your claim and we will set up a medical report at a local medical centre.
Making a claim
Injury claims must usually be made within three years of the date the accident occurred or you learned of the injury.
Extensive legislation is in place to give support to individuals considering a claim, and Quittance's network of personal injury lawyers have many years of experience advising their clients on the likelihood of success.
Whether compensation is being claimed for a slip, trip or work accident in Horsford, proving an injury claim has three key components. It must be shown that a duty of care was owed, that this duty was breached, and the breach was the cause of the injury or illness.
A free phone consultation with an expert lawyer can give information and useful advice.
What factors to consider when selecting the best lawyer
Instructing the most appropriate injury lawyer for your legal matter is a critical step towards successfully claiming the best settlement or award.
With approximately 100 offices within 25 miles of Horsford (according to the Solicitors Regulation Authority database) - how do you make sure you choose the most appropriate law firm to handle your case?
Comparing injury solicitors in Horsford - online reviews
Talking to a solicitor about your case is useful if you have any questions about their approach. Personal injury solicitor reviews are a useful when contrasting the approach and service levels offered by different firms.
The difference in the level of fees between lawyers working on No Win No Fee agreements is quite surprising.
For instance the amount of compensation retained by an injured person having been awarded £27,190 for severe shoulder injuries can vary from £16,314 to £23,112.
Additional reading How to compare personal injury fees
Do I need to select a local Horsford injury lawyer ?
The whereabouts of the lawyers office is not critical as cases are normally run by phone, post and email.
It is however necessary to choose a company that has a national network as you will be expected to attend a medical exam.
More details - Do Quittance offer medical home visits?
Which compensation claims do you conduct?
It is possible to make a claim for a range of injury and illness in Horsford and throughout Norfolk. Quittance have assisted with:
Litigators can assist with securing compensation for industrial injuries including anything from noise induced hearing loss to hydrocarbon poisoning.
Accidents at work
Quittance has assisted claims for people, from members of the Royal Navy to government lawyers, to claim for their work related injuries. Accident statistics for the Broadland local authority are detailed in accordance with RIDDOR regulations by the Health and Safety Executive and set out below:
|RIDAGGR reported work accidents in Broadland Local Authority||2011/12||2012/13||2013/14|
|Explosion related (e.g. gas)||1||0||1|
|Harmful substance exposure (e.g. dioxins)||0||2||2|
|Fall from height||9||10||9|
|Animal related (e.g. riding accident)||4||3||4|
|Lifting and handling injuries||39||22||22|
|Slip, trip or fall (not from height)||49||42||25|
|Hit by vehicle||4||1||2|
|Struck by object||12||8||7|
Horsford serious injury compensation claims
We recognise the vital change injury compensation makes to seriously injured Claimants.
A claim will ease the financial load on a Claimant and their family so they can focus on recovery and rehabilitation. Our network of solicitor firms work with Courts, insurance companies and medical experts to make sure families impacted by serious accidents get legal and medical support. Injuries and illnesses which are held to be serious and catastrophic range from head injuries to cerebral palsy.
Slip, trip and fall accidents
Health and Saftey Executive (HSE) statistics show that employee slips and trips are still the most common accident at work in Norfolk. Slips and trips are typically the initiators of accidents attributed to other causes like being hit by a reversing vehicle or an electrical discharge accident. Public liability negligence claims injuries such as broken collarbones experienced on raised kerb stones are also quite common with slips having happened on Holt Rd and on Back St.
Medical and clinical negligence in Horsford
Clinical negligence (in the past known as referred to as medical negligence) is the term for when an injury is connected to a breach in the duty of care on the part of a doctor or healthcare professional. Quittance's panel of personal injury solicitors acting for Norfolk and Horsford have helped Claimants with cases made against the health service including Hellesdon Hospital, Drayton High Road, Hellesdon, Norwich, NR6 5BE.
Road accidents in Horsford
Quittances group of qualified road traffic accident lawyers have vast experience in achieving maximum settlements for anyone who has been hurt in a car or motorcycle crash in Horsford.
Accidents involving cars, mororbikes and all other vehicles in Horsford are quite common. Official statistics reveal a total of 2391 accidents (1999 slight accidents, 352 serious accidents and 40 fatal accidents) in 2013 in Norfolk council area. By 2014 total accidents had increased to 2,578.
No Win, No Fee Lawyers in Horsford
Lawyers taking care of claims in Horsford and Norfolk in most cases work on the basis of a Conditional Fee Agreement. This is commonly referred to as a No Win, No Fee agreement. This contract prevents your solicitor from being able to charge you any legal costs if they are not successful.
Will I need to pay extra fees?
Some firms could levy extra fees should the claim fail. Using a Quittance solicitor, No Win, No Fee is assured, with nothing extra in the small print. Click here for more information about our 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.
We provide detailed answers to help Claimants choose whether to start a claim for injury compensation.
Find more answers online without needing to call a solicitor. Find more frequently asked questions here.
Start a claim
When you have chosen to get underway, you can start your injury claim by calling 0800 612 7456 (or 0333 344 6575 from a mobile) or using our online contact form.
Speak to a member of the Quittance panel of experts today to discuss your claim. Request a free callback or call 0800 612 7456.