Updated: Monday, 8th August 2016
If you live in Lakenheath or anywhere else in England or Wales, Quittance can will handle your claim and we will always set up a medical report at a medical centre near you.
Making a personal injury claim
Claims should be made within a 3-year window, starting from the date the injury occurred in the majority of cases.
To win a Lakenheath personal injury case, it must be proven that:
- The Defendant owed you a duty of care
- The Defendant breached that duty
- Your injury or illness was caused by that breach
Getting your claim started sooner will enable supporting evidence to be collected to strength by the lawyer.
Finding the best no win no fee personal injury solicitor for your needs
Selecting the best legal expert for your case is the most important step towards negotiating the most compensation for your accident.
How can you make certain you choose the most appropriate company for your case?
Will I have to choose a lawyer near me?
The majority of large firms operate nationwide, allowing Claimants to make a choice based on factors including level of success fees charged and quality of service.
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 disparity in the amount of personal injury success fees and After the Event (ATE) insurance premiums between different lawyers working on No Win No Fee agreements often surprises Claimants.
For instance the amount of financial compensation retained by an injured person having been awarded £5,138 for minor eye injuries could conceivably vary from £3,083 to £4,367.
Additional reading - How much compensation can you claim?
Lakenheath personal injury solicitor reviews
Service standards offered by injury lawyers, as with any service, can differ considerably.
Online reviews can be helpful if you are trying to decide which solicitor to act for you.
Read more - Personal injury lawyer reviews
Which claims does Quittance handle in Lakenheath and Suffolk?
Quittance's panel of expert solicitors help Claimants get compensation for a broad range of injuries.
We have helped people, from hotel workers to learning mentors, to claim work accident compensation. Injury and illness information in the Forest Heath local authority made available under reporting legislation by the Government excerpted below:
|Workplace accidents in Forest Heath Local Authority (RIDAGGR)||2011/12||2012/13||2013/14|
|Electric shock injury||2||0||1|
|Machinery related injury||5||2||1|
|Exposed to explosion||0||0||1|
|Harmful substance related||2||4||1|
|Fall from height||34||28||29|
|Animal related (e.g. veterinary)||71||39||53|
|Lifting and carrying||31||20||21|
|Slip, trip, fall same level||43||33||25|
|Struck by moving vehicle||3||3||1|
|Struck by object||8||4||13|
|Trapped under falling object||0||2||2|
Personal injury solicitors can assist with securing compensation for a multitude of industrial illnesses that include anything from bladder cancer to hydrocarbon poisoning.
Road traffic accidents in Lakenheath
Accidents involving vehicles in Lakenheath are common. Officially reported accident data shows a total of 2214 accidents (1923 slight accidents, 266 serious accidents and 25 fatal accidents) in 2013 in Suffolk local authority district. In 2014 the total had increased to 2,349.
Quittances panel of legal advisors have decades of experience in negotiating the highest compensation for people injured in a car or motorbike accident in Lakenheath.
Clinical negligence in Lakenheath
Clinical negligence (previously known as medical negligence) is when an injury is sustained from a breach in the duty of care by a doctor, GP, surgeon or other healthcare professional. Our experienced panel of personal injury solicitors covering Lakenheath have helped people with claims made against healthcare providers that include Princess Of Wales Hospital, Lynn Road, Lynn Road, Ely, CB6 1DN.
Slip and trip injuries
Health and Saftey Executive (HSE) data show that employee slips and trips are the most prevalent accident at work in Suffolk and the UK as a whole. Slips and trips are frequently forerunner to injuries attributed to other causes e.g. being hit by an object falling from a building, a carrying injury or a river drowning accident. Public liability claims for injuries such as fractured ankles sustained on pavement ice are also quite prevalent with recent kerb stone trips having happened on High St.
Lakenheath lawyers for serious injury claims
The long-term impact serious and catastrophic injury can have will be understood by Courts and insurance companies when they are determining what a claim is worth.
A successful claim should lessen the financial burden and reduce stress so an injured Claimant and their family so they can focus on recovery and rehabilitation. Our panel of solicitor firms have helped families recover damages for a wide range of severe conditions and injuries. Injuries and medical conditions referred to as serious range from head injuries to asbestos-related disease.
Lakenheath No Win, No Fee Specialist Lawyers
No Win, No Fee agreements (or Conditional Fee Agreements) guard clients from the requirement to settle their solicitor's fees if their claim is not successful.
Will there be any additional fees?
No Win, No Fee means that there will be no hidden fees and there is nothing to pay if the claim is unsuccessful. With the Quittance network's 100% No Win, No Fee promise, there is no risk of losing out.
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How to proceed
Whether you are ready to start you claim now or are simply looking for more information, Quittance can help.
Learn more about the claims process
Quittance give detailed information helping Claimants decide whether to go ahead.
If you would like to know more before you are ready to call, try our FAQ section.
Call an expert on 0800 612 7456 or 0333 344 6575 to make a claim for compensation, or begin your compensation claim online.
If you have anything else to ask or would like more detail about the process before starting, phone Quittance on 0800 612 7456 or request a callback.