Updated: Tuesday, 9th August 2016
No matter whether you are based in Ivybridge or anywhere in the country, our experienced injury solicitors are able to help with your claim and we will always set up a medical assessment at a medical centre near you.
Making a personal injury claim
Injury claims should usually be made within three years of the date the accident occurred or you learned of the injury.
Considerable legislation exists to provide support for Claimants seeking compensation for their injuries, and Quittance's network of solicitors have many years of experience advising their clients on the strength of their claims.
In order to win a Ivybridge 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.
Beginning your claim as soon as possible will allow your solicitor to help gather useful supporting evidence and witness statements.
How do you choose the best no win no fee personal injury lawyer?
Compensation for a personal injury claim can take months, and even years in the most serious claims, to be agreed. The SRA regulates all solicitors, however service levels can vary.
Given the impact your legal representative can have on your recovery, finding a solicitor that meets your needs is an important first step.
Ivybridge personal injury solicitor reviews
The standards of communication and advice provided by injury lawyers, as with any service, can vary enormously.
Researching reviews can certainly be a good place to start if you are deciding which lawyer to work with.
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The diversity in the level of success fees and ATE premiums between firms working on Conditional Fee Agreements is quite surprising.
For example the amount of financial compensation retained by an injured person being awarded compensation of £26,586 for significant hip or pelvis injuries without serious permanent damage can range from £15,952 to £22,598.
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Will you need to instruct a local injury lawyer ?
Choosing a nearby solicitor is not particularly relevant as cases are, as a matter of course, managed by phone and email.
You will need to go with a law firm that offers medical facilities near Ivybridge as Claimants will usually have to attend a medical examination.
Injury compensation cases our network of lawyers conducts in Ivybridge
Compensation could be claimed for a wide range of injuries and illnesses in Ivybridge and Devon. Our team can assist with injuries and illness including:
Quittance has handled claims for people hurt in an accident, from factory workers to land surveyors, to claim compensation from their employer. Work injury data in the South Hams local authority reported under RIDDOR legislation by the Government and set out below:
|Work accidents in South Hams Local Authority (HSE)||2011/12||2012/13||2013/14|
|Electric shock injury (e.g. burns)||1||0||0|
|Machinery related injury||4||4||9|
|Exposed to explosion||1||0||0|
|Harmful substance exposure (e.g. PAH)||4||2||2|
|Fall from height||14||10||12|
|Animal related (e.g. serious cat scratches)||4||0||1|
|Slip, trip or fall||37||31||32|
|Struck by moving vehicle||3||4||5|
|Struck by object||14||21||17|
|Trapped by something collapsing||0||1||0|
Medical negligence in Ivybridge
Clinical negligence, in the past referred to as medical negligence, is the legal term a breach of the duty of care on the part of a medical professional. Quittance's specialist panel of lawyers acting for Ivybridge have helped people with cases brought against the health service including Derriford Hospital, Derriford Road, Crownhill, Plymouth, PL6 8DH.
Slip and trip injuries
Officially recorded statistics show that employee slips, trips and falls are the most common cause of injury at work in Devon. These types of accident are typically lead to injuries recorded in another category like being hit by a reversing vehicle, a carrying injury or a toxic substance accident. Public place (South Hams local authority) cases for injuries such as pulled muscles happening on tripping on a street are also common with falls having occurred on Abbot Rd.
Personal injury solicitors can assist with claiming work related compensation for diverse industrial illnesses that range from workplace cancer to asthma caused by isocyanates.
The Courts understand that a serious injury has a major impact on an injured person and their family. Our network of specialist solicitors fight to get maximum compensation for major injuries, including compensation for medical expenses and care costs.
Road accidents in Ivybridge
Accidents involving cars, motorbikes and other vehicles in Ivybridge are quite common. Officially reported accident data shows 16 fatal accidents, 294 serious accidents and 2094 slight accidents in 2013 in Devon (Total events were 2404 local authority district. By 2014 total accidents had increased to 2,427.
Our network of professional road traffic accident (RTA) legal advisors are experienced in in securing maximum awards for Claimants who have been injured in a car or motorcycle crash in Ivybridge.
No Win, No Fee Injury Lawyers in Ivybridge
Lawyers taking care of claims in Ivybridge and Devon mostly work on the basis of a Conditional Fee Agreement, or CFA. The CFA prevents your lawyer from charging any fees if the claim fails.
A success fee is levied by personal injury solicitors working under a No Win, No Fee agreement (also called a Conditional Fee Agreement or CFA). This fee will be taken out of your award or settlement and will be in most cases 25%.
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Some solicitors could charge extra fees should the case end prematurely. Using Quittance, No Win, No Fee protection is guaranteed, with nothing extra in the small print.
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What happens next?
Whether you are ready to start you claim now or are simply looking for more information, Quittance can help.
Before you choose your solicitor you should arm yourself with as much information about the process as you can. answers help you to make the right choice.
Find answers to common questions in our frequently asked questions section.
Get a claim for compensation underway
Once you are ready to get underway, you can begin your injury claim by phoning 0800 612 7456 (or 0333 344 6575 from a mobile) or using our contact form.
Our expert team are here to help. You can phone us on 0800 612 7456 or request a no-obligation callback today.