Updated: Wednesday, 3rd August 2016
Whether you are based in Kidlington or anywhere else in England or Wales, our injury solicitors can assist with your claim and we will always arrange a medical assessment at a local medical centre.
Making a personal injury claim
Claims for personal injury compensation must be made within 3 years of the date you were injured or learned of your injury in most cases.
People with certain illnesses or conditions such as mesothelioma are frequently still able to claim even if the illness was triggered by events some years ago. In such cases, it is the date of knowledge, or diagnosis that is important.
In order to win a Kidlington 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.
A no-obligation phone call with a personal injury solicitor will provide answers to your questions and useful guidance.
How do you choose the best no win no fee personal injury solicitor?
In many cases a claim can take several months to complete and for the most serious claims, claims may run for one or two years. The Solicitors Regulation Authority (SRA) regulates all solicitors, however service levels can vary.
Your solicitor should be someone you can trust throughout your claim to provide compassionate practical advice and expert legal guidance.
Kidlington personal injury solicitor reviews
The levels of service provided by lawyers, as with any service, can vary.
Researching online reviews can be helpful if you are weighing up which lawyer to choose.
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The disparity in the level of personal injury success fees and ATE premiums charged by firms working on Conditional Fee Agreements is vast
To illustrate the point, the amount retained by a Claimant who was awarded £25,734 for a serious wrist injury might vary from £15,440 to £21,873.
Read more at How to compare personal injury solicitors
Do you have to choose a personal injury solicitor in Kidlington?
Claimants are not restricted to local firms and can make a selection based on the success fee a solicitor charges or other service factors.
Medicals will usually need to be conducted locally. Quittance's national medical network will assist with this critical stage of the claims process.
Your lawyer will arrange for a medical practitioner in your area to conduct your medical.
What kinds of claims for compensation do you handle in Kidlington?
Our network of solicitors have assisted Claimants throughout Kidlington whose situations led to serious injuries.
Slip, trip and fall injuries
Health and Saftey Executive (HSE) statistics indicate that employee slips, trips and falls are the most frequent cause of accidents leading to injury in the Oxfordshire workplace in 2015. Slips and trips are often connected to injuries attributed to other reasons for instance being hit by a moving object or a harmful substance accident. Public place (Cherwell local authority) litigation for injuries such as sprained ankles suffered on obstructed footpaths are also common with recent falls having happened on Woodstock Road and on the Parade.
Courts recognise that a serious injury can have a major effect on a Claimant and their dependants.
By relieving the financial stress a serious injury places on an injured Claimant, compensation enables individuals to concentrate on recovery and rehabilitation. Our network of lawyers have for many years helped Claimants affected by serious accidents and injuries.
Medical negligence in Kidlington
Clinical negligence - formerly referred to as medical negligence - is when there has been a breach in the duty of care by a hospital or other medical provider. A typical example might be an accident and emergency claim. Quittance's select panel of solicitors acting for Oxfordshire and Kidlington have assisted with negligence claims brought against NHS and private hospitals that include John Radcliffe Hospital, John Radcliffe Hospital, Headley Way, Headington, Oxford, OX3 9DU.
We have assisted Claimants, from office workers to interpreters, to claim injury compensation. Injury and illness data in the Cherwell local authority collated under RIDDOR regulations by the Government and set out below:
|Work accidents in Cherwell Local Authority (HSE)||2011/12||2012/13||2013/14|
|Electric shock injury||1||0||0|
|Contact with machinery||10||18||9|
|Harmful substance exposure (e.g. soil contamination)||4||2||5|
|Fall from height||28||27||16|
|Animal related (e.g. livestock)||0||2||2|
|Lifting and handling injuries||93||46||48|
|Slip, trip, fall same level||82||64||66|
|Struck by moving vehicle||7||3||5|
|Struck by object||43||23||20|
|Trapped underneath something||2||2||0|
Solicitors can help Claimants with claiming work related compensation for industrial injuries ranging from asbestosis to asthma caused by laboratory animals.
Road traffic accidents (RTA) in Kidlington
Road traffic accidents involving cars, motorcycles and other vehicles in Kidlington are quite common. Police repoetrs reveal that there were a total of 1962 accidents (1635 slight accidents, 308 serious accidents and 19 fatal accidents) in 2013 in Oxfordshire council area. By 2014 accidents increased to 2,201.
Quittances network of certified road traffic accident (RTA) legal advisors have a wealth of experience in achieving maximum settlements for people injured in a car or motorcycle crash in Kidlington.
How No Win, No Fee lawyers handle compensation claims in Kidlington
Conditional Fee Agreements, also known as No Win, No Fee agreements cover Claimants from a need to pay solicitors' fees if their claim is not successful.
Will the Claimant need to pay extra fees?
No Win, No Fee means there are no hidden costs. With our 100% No Win, No Fee promise, there is no risk of being charged extra costs and there will be no catch. Click here for more about Quittance's No Win, No Fee.
What should you do next?
Whether you are ready to start you claim now or are simply looking for more information, Quittance can help.
Get more information
Making the right decision depends on the correct information. Get your questions answered before you make a decision.
Find answers to popular questions asked by people seeking claims advice in the frequently asked questions section.
Ready to begin a compensation claim?
Call an injury claims expert on 0800 612 7456 or 0333 344 6575 to begin your injury claim, or you can begin a personal injury claim here.
Contact the Quittance team today for more information about the process. Request a callback or call 0800 612 7456.