A guide to making a personal injury claim

By Jonathan Speight

Whether you live in Isle of Anglesey or anywhere in the country, our injury lawyers can assist with your claim and we will arrange a medical at a medical centre near your home.

Do I have a compensation claim?

If you suffered an injury or illness, or became aware of an injury, in the last 3 years and a third party was liable, our panel of award-winning solicitors can assist you with a claim for compensation.

Do I have a claim?

Eligibility to claim

Claims must be made within three years of an injury in most cases.

In order to win a Isle of Anglesey personal injury case, 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.

How much can I claim?

The compensation you will be awarded is dependent on the nature and seriousness of your injuries. Our injury calculator gives a realistic idea of the compensation you will receive for your injuries and financial losses.

How much can I claim?

Road traffic accident claims in Isle of Anglesey

Cars involved in a road accident

Our group of qualified road traffic accident lawyers have vast experience in getting maximum compensation for people who have been hurt in a car or motorbike accident in Isle Of Anglesey.

Road accidents involving cars, motorcycles and other vehicles in Isle Of Anglesey are relatively common. Officially reported accident data shows a total of 148 accidents (116 slight accidents, 27 serious accidents and 5 fatal accidents) in 2013 in Ynys M?n local authority. By 2014 total accidents had increased to 158.

Find out more: Road accident compensation claims

Work accident claims in Isle of Anglesey

Worker injured in accident

Quittance has assisted claimants, from forklift drivers to lecturers, to claim for their work related injuries.

Find out more: Accident at work compensation claim

Other claims we handle

Slip, trip and fall injuries

Health and Safety data indicate that employee slips and trips are the most common accident at work in Wales and the UK as a whole. These types of accident are quite often the precursor to accidents recorded in a different category for instance being hit by an object falling from a vehicle, a carrying injury or an asphyxiation accident. Public place negligence claims injuries like broken wrists experienced on poorly maintained paths are also common with falls having happened on Ffordd Deg.

Industrial disease

Personal injury solicitors can help with claiming maximum compensation for industrial illnesses that include anything from occupational asthma to hand arm vibration syndrome compensation.

Find out more: Industrial disease compensation claims

Serious injury

We recognise the vital difference a successful claim makes to the lives of people who have been affected by catastrophic and serious injury. Quittance's team work for maximum compensation for severe injuries. This includes claiming for the cost of ongoing treatment and care.

Our network of expert solicitor firms have helped people collect damages for many major injuries and conditions. Injuries and medical conditions referred to as catastrophic or serious include lung cancer and paralysis.

Find out more: Serious injury compensation claims

Medical and clinical negligence in Isle Of Anglesey

Medical negligence (clinical negligence) describes when a person is injured or becomes ill as the result of a GP, nurse or other health worker's carelessness. Quittance's specialist solicitor panel can help you claim compensation from the NHS hospital or private clinic.

Alternatively, you could follow the NHS complaints procedure if you just want answers instead of a compensation award. To go through the NHS complaints procedure against Betsi Cadwaladr University Health Board, for example, you can contact Ysbyty Gwynedd, Penrhosgarnedd, Bangor, Gwynedd.

Find out more: Medical negligence compensation claim

Isle of Anglesey No Win, No Fee Solicitors

No win, no fee' means that there will be no legal fees to pay if your claim is unsuccessful. Our national network of no win, no fee solicitors cover Isle of Anglesey and the whole of the UK.

Read more: No win, no fee injury claims.

Meet the QLS team

Quittance's nationwide network of solicitors handle all types of personal injury claims in Isle of Anglesey and including fast track, complex and serious injury claims. Our solicitors are selected on the basis of their winning track record and their level of experience.

To meet more of our team, click here.

Kevin Walker Serious Injury Panel Solicitor
Rakhi Chauhan Road Accident Panel Solicitor
Tim Fieldhouse Industrial Disease Panel Solicitor

Have Quittance solicitors handled many Isle of Anglesey claims?

Quittance Legal Services (QLS) is a national panel of award winning solicitors that assists claimants in Isle of Anglesey, Anglesey and across the UK, get compensated for their injuries.

Our specialist solicitors have helped hundreds of people in Anglesey get compensation for a range of injury circumstances, from scaffolding accidents to pedestrian accidents.

Local medical centres, home visits (where necessary) and experienced claims specialists, make the claims process as easy and stress-free as possible.


Do you work on 100% No Win, No Fee?

If your claim is not successful, 100% of the solicitor's fees are covered. This means that there is no financial risk to you.

Advice for those seeking an injury lawyer

It can take many months for the majority of claims to reach a settlement. Cases involving serious injury or disputed liability can take much longer. All solicitors are regulated by the SRA, however service levels can vary.

Given the impact your legal representative can have on your experience of making a claim, finding a solicitor to fit your requirements is an important first step.

What should you look for when comparing reviews for solicitors in Isle of Anglesey?

There is often no substitute for phoning a solicitor to discuss your case directly. Before picking up the phone, looking up injury lawyer reviews should give you a idea of the range of service levels.

Will I need to choose a local legal firm ?

The whereabouts of the law firm is not important as cases can be handled by phone, post and email.

You will need to instruct a firm with national medical centres as you will almost always be expected to attend a medical assessment.

More details : Do you have a medical centre near me?

The difference in the level of insurance premiums and success fees between law firms working on CFAs (Conditional Fee Agreement) is important for claimants.

E.g. the amount retained by a successful claimant agreeing on a settlement of ?28,016 for chronic asthma could vary from ?16,810 to ?23,814.

Further reading Get a personal injury quote

Case studies

Serious Injury Solicitor

Rakhi Chauhan secures £80,000 following a road collision with a lorry

The victim was forced off the road when a lorry driver fell asleep at the wheel.

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Serious Injury Solicitor

Kevin Walker obtains £80,000 for a construction worker's catastrophic hand injury

The worker also recieved trauma-specialist physiotherapy, welfare advice and state-of-the-art prostheses.

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Jonathan Speight, Senior litigator

About the author

Jonathan has over 30 years' experience in the personal injury sector and has been awarded the rank of Senior Litigator by the Association of Personal Injury Lawyers (APIL).

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