Updated: Thursday, 4th August 2016
Whether you are based in Hurstpierpoint or anywhere else in the UK, our expert lawyers can manage your claim and we will always set up a medical assessment at a medical centre near your home.
Making an injury claim
Claims must, in most cases, be made within a 3-year window.
Considerable legislation is in place to support injured people who seek compensation, and our network of personal injury solicitors have years of experience advising their clients on the likelihood of success.
In most cases, proving an injury claim will involve three issues. It needs to be demonstrated that the person or company causing the injury owed you a duty of care, that this duty of care was breached, and this breach caused your illness or injury.
How do you select the best no win no fee personal injury solicitor?
Instructing the most appropriate solicitor to assist you is a crucial step towards claiming the highest settlement or award for your accident.
What is the best way to make certain you instruct the most appropriate one for your needs?
The disparity in the level of personal injury insurance premiums and success fees charged by law firms often surprises prospective Claimants.
For instance the amount of financial compensation retained by a successful Claimant agreeing on a settlement of £37,998 for severe, disabling elbow injuries can vary from £22,799 to £32,298.
More information How to compare personal injury solicitors
What should you consider when comparing Hurstpierpoint solicitor reviews?
Talking to a solicitor about your case is useful if you have any questions about their approach. Before you call, checking personal injury solicitor reviews should give you a idea of the range of service levels.
Do you need a local Hurstpierpoint legal firm ?
The whereabouts of the lawyers office is less relevant as injury cases now tend to be run by phone, post and email.
You will need to choose a solicitors practice with a national network as you will usually be expected to attend a medical exam.
Further reading - What is the process for attending a medical?
What compensation claims does Quittance conduct in Hurstpierpoint?
Quittance's network of injury lawyers have helped Claimants receive compensation for a wide range of injuries.
Road accidents in Hurstpierpoint
Road accidents involving vehicles in Hurstpierpoint are quite common with a total of 2554 accidents (2116 slight accidents, 408 serious accidents and 30 fatal accidents) in 2013 in West Sussex local authority. In 2014 accidents increased to 2,748. Incidents in the Hurstpierpoint region in 2013 included traffic collisions on the dual carriageway of the A23 and B2117 slip road and on the single carriageway of the A273 and B2116 crossroads.
Quittances network of professional road traffic accident (RTA) lawyers have vast experience in achieving maximum settlements for people who have been hurt in a car or motorbike crash in Hurstpierpoint.
Hurstpierpoint experts for serious injury compensation
Quittance understand the change a compensation claim will make to the lives of people whose lives have been affected by serious injury.
Damages should ease the financial burden and reduce the pressure on an injured Claimant and their family so they can focus on rehabilitation. Quittance's network of expert solicitors have for many years aided Claimants affected by serious accidents.
Litigators can assist with claiming compensation for diverse industrial illnesses that range from asbestos related illness to asthma caused by colophony.
Accidents in the workplace
We have helped Claimants, from construction workers to health and safety inspectors, to claim compensation. Work accident statistics in the Mid Sussex local authority made available in accordance with regulations by the Health and Safety Executive:
|Work accidents in Mid Sussex Local Authority (HSE)||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|
Slip and trip injuries
HSE data show that employee slips, trips and falls are by far the most common accident in the West Sussex workplace. They are often forerunner to injuries incorrectly attributed to other causes e.g. being hit by machinery or an exposure to fire accident. Public place (Mid Sussex local authority) legal claims for injuries like fractured ankles happening on potholes are also common with pothole trips having happened recently.
Clinical and medical negligence in Hurstpierpoint
Clinical negligence, once referred to as medical negligence, is when there has been a failure to carry out a responsibility on the part of a healthcare professional. Our panel of injury lawyers acting for Hurstpierpoint have helped people with claims made against infirmaries and hospitals including Princess Royal Hospital, Lewes Road, Haywards Heath, RH16 4EX.
No Win, No Fee Lawyers in Hurstpierpoint
Should your compensation claim be won, your legal costs are settled by the losing party. When your injury claim is not won, a No Win, No Fee agreement with your lawyer means the lawyer's legal costs are not payable.
Will the Claimant need to pay any hidden costs?
No Win, No Fee should mean that you will have absolutely no hidden costs and there is nothing to pay if the claim is unsuccessful. With the Quittance network's No Win, No Fee, there are no catches hiding in the small print and you will not be charged unexpected costs.
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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
Before you choose a solicitor you should arm yourself with as much information about the process as you need. Information will help you to make the right choice for you.
Get answers to common questions asked by potential Claimants on the frequently asked questions page.
How to get a injury claim started
Phone a personal injury solicitor on 0800 612 7456 or 0333 344 6575 to get a injury claim underway, or start a injury claim here.
If you would like a specific question answered or would like to discuss your options, request a callback at a more convenient time or contact 0800 612 7456.