Updated: Thursday, 4th August 2016
Whether you live in Kilburn or anywhere else in England or Wales, our expert personal injury solicitors will assist with your claim and we will always arrange a medical report at a local medical centre.
Making an injury claim
Extensive legislation is in place to support individuals considering a claim, and Quittance's network of lawyers have many years of experience giving advice to their clients on the strength of their claims.
Claimants with certain illnesses or conditions such as noise-induced deafness are often still entitled to claim compensation even if the illness was triggered by events some years ago. The date you are informed of your diagnosis is what is important in such circumstances.
In order to successfully win an injury claim, it should be demonstrated that:
- The Defendant owed you a duty of care
- The Defendant breached that duty
- Your injury or illness was caused by that breach
A no-obligation phone consultation with an expert lawyer will provide answers to your questions and useful guidance.
Advice for those looking for a solicitor
Selecting the best solicitor to act for you is a crucial step towards negotiating the best settlement or award for your injuries.
With some over 100 offices within 25 miles of Kilburn (according to the Solicitors Regulation Authority website in 2015) - how can you make certain you choose the best solicitors' practice for your needs?
Reviews for injury lawyers in Kilburn
Discussing you claim with a solicitor is an easy way to identify whether they are a good fit. Personal injury solicitor reviews are a useful when contrasting the approach offered by different firms.
Are Kilburn Claimants restricted to only local personal injury solicitors?
Claimants are not restricted to local firms and can make a selection based on the success fee a solicitor charges or other service factors.
The only element of a personal injury claim that usually will need to be performed locally is the medical. This exam is carried out in partnership with a member of our national network of medical professionals.
Your lawyer will arrange for a medical practitioner in your area to conduct your medical.
The difference in insurance premiums and success fees between different firms is important for Claimants.
E.g. the amount of financial compensation retained by a successful Claimant accepting a settlement of £55,214 for severe complex regional pain syndrome could conceivably vary from £33,128 to £46,931.
Further reading How to compare personal injury fees
Which kinds of claims for compensation do you handle in Kilburn and Camden?
It is possible to make a claim for a range of injury and illness across Kilburn. Quittance have assisted with injuries and illness including:
Slip and trip accidents
Official statistics expose the fact that slips and trips are the most common cause of injury in the Camden workplace in 2014/15. Slips and trips are sometimes the forerunner to accidents attributed to other reasons like being hit by an object falling from a machine, a fall from a ladder or a drowning accident. Public place (Camden local authority) accident claims injuries like pulled muscles experienced on potholes are also quite prevalent with pothole trips having occurred on West Hampstead and on Finchley Road.
Kilburn serious injury compensation
Courts understand that a serious injury can have a life-altering effect on an injured person. Compensation will ease the impact of bills other financial issues and take the pressure off an injured person so they can focus on recovery.
Our panel of specialist solicitor firms have aided families claim compensation for numerous catastrophic injuries and chronic conditions. Injury and illness categorised as serious include chemical poisoning and major surgical negligence.
Medical and clinical negligence in Kilburn
Clinical negligence (previously known as medical negligence) is where an illness or injury is connected to a breach in the duty of care by a medical provider. An example might be an item left in a patient during surgery claim. Our experienced panel of personal injury solicitors covering Camden and Kilburn have worked on legal cases brought against health services including Hospital Of St John & St Elizabeth, 60 Grove End Road, London, NW8 9NH.
Road traffic accidents (RTA) in Kilburn
Quittances network of knowledgeable road traffic accident litigators have years of experience in securing the highest general and special damages for people hurt in a road accident in Kilburn.
Accidents involving cars, motorbikes and other vehicles in Kilburn are relatively commonplace. Official statistics reveal a total of 865 accidents (760 slight accidents, 101 serious accidents and 4 fatal accidents) in 2013 in Camden local authority district. In 2014 total accidents had increased to 1,037. Incidents in Kilburn in 2013 included collisions on the single carriageway of the A40 and A404 slip road and on the single carriageway of the A4206 and A404 roundabout.
Solicitors can help with claiming work related compensation for industrial illnesses ranging from asbestos related disease to asthma caused by flour.
Accidents in the workplace
We have handled claims for Claimants, from forklift drivers to licensed conveyancers, to claim work accident compensation. Accident at work statistics in the Camden local authority are published in accordance with reporting legislation by the HSE excerpted below:
|Work accidents in Camden Local Authority (RIDAGGR)||2011/12||2012/13||2013/14|
|Electric shock injury||3||2||1|
|Machinery related injury||13||8||9|
|Explosion related (e.g. gas)||1||0||2|
|Exposed to fire||1||0||0|
|Harmful substance exposure (e.g. chemical and bacterial poisoning)||13||9||8|
|Fall from height (scaffolding)||50||36||48|
|Injured by an animal||2||0||2|
|Lifting and handling injuries||126||94||108|
|Slip, trip or fall||170||128||119|
|Struck by moving vehicle||3||4||7|
|Struck by object||64||27||54|
|Trapped underneath something||1||1||1|
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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 further information
Making the right decision depends on the right information. Get any questions answered before you instruct.
Find more answers before picking up the phone. See more frequently asked questions here.
Start your personal injury claim
Call a personal injury solicitor on 0800 612 7456 or 0333 344 6575 to commence the compensation claim, or begin the compensation claim here.
If you would like a specific question answered or would like additional information about the process first, request a callback at a time that suits you or call us on 0800 612 7456.