Updated: Wednesday, 10th August 2016
Whether you live in Leicestershire or anywhere in the country, our solicitors can help with your claim and we will set up a medical at a centre near you .
Making an injury claim
Claims for compensation should usually be made within a three-year window.
Extensive legislation exists to support injured Claimants, and Quittance's network of solicitors have years of experience advising clients regarding the strength of their claims.
In order to win a Leicestershire personal injury case, your lawyer must prove that the Defendant owed you a duty of care, that this duty of care was breached by the Defendant, and the breach was the cause of your injury.
Making your claim as soon as possible will enable your solicitor to help collate supporting witness statements and other evidence.
How to find the best lawyer
Finding the most appropriate PI solicitor to help you is a crucial step towards securing the best compensation settlement for your injuries.
How can you ensure you select the best company to represent you?
Look into Leicestershire personal injury solicitor reviews
The quality of legal advice provided by solicitors can vary to a large extent.
Reviews can certainly be helpful when trying to decide which solicitor to instruct.
Read more : Personal injury solicitors reviews
Are Leicestershire Claimants restricted to only local lawyers?
Many solicitors operate nationwide, allowing Claimants to make a choice based on factors including level of success fees charged and quality of service.
Medicals will usually need to be conducted locally. Quittance's national medical network will assist with this critical stage of the claims process.
Wherever your solicitor is based, they will arrange for a local medical expert to carry out the exam.
The diversity in the amount of success fees charged by law firms is important for Claimants.
As an example the amount of financial compensation retained by a successful Claimant who was awarded £9,401 for a fractured femur can range from £5,640 to £7,990.
Further reading How much can you claim?
Compensation claims we conduct in Leicestershire
Quittance's network of lawyers help Claimants receive compensation for a broad range of injuries.
Road traffic accidents in Leicestershire
Our network of certified no win no fee personal injury solicitors have years of experience in obtaining the best compensation for people hurt in a car or motorbike crash in Leicestershire.
Accidents involving cars, motorbikes and other vehicles in Leicestershire are not uncommon. Government statistics reveal a total of 1189 accidents (1097 slight accidents, 89 serious accidents and 3 fatal accidents) in 2013 in Leicester local authority. By 2014 the total had increased to 1,208.
Lawyers can assist with claiming maximum compensation for a multitude of industrial illnesses ranging from asbestosis to benzene poisoning.
Leicestershire serious injury compensation
Quittance understand the critical difference compensation will make to people whose lives have been affected by catastrophic and serious injury. Damages should lessen the financial burden and reduce stress so an injured person and their dependants enabling them to focus on recovery and rehabilitation.
Medical negligence in Leicestershire
Clinical negligence - at one time referred to as medical negligence - is where there has been a breach of duty by a healthcare professional. Our panel of personal injury lawyers covering East Midlands and Leicestershire have been instructed on cases brought against healthcare providers that include Nuffield Health Leicester Hospital, Scraptoft Lane, Leicester, LE5 1HY.
Accidents in the workplace
We have handled claims for contractors, self employed or employed people, from members of the army to investment fund managers, to seek financial compensation. Work injury statistics in the Leicester local authority collated in accordance with legislation by the HSE in the table below:
|Work accidents in Leicester Local Authority (RIDAGGR)||2011/12||2012/13||2013/14|
|Machinery related injury||33||25||22|
|Fire related (e.g. scars)||1||1||1|
|Harmful substance exposure (e.g. diesel exhaust fumes)||15||3||4|
|Fall from height||31||35||34|
|Animal related (e.g. dog bites)||3||2||1|
|Slip, trip or fall (not from height)||172||151||144|
|Hit by vehicle||10||7||11|
|Struck by object||70||49||48|
|Trapped by something collapsing||1||4||2|
Slips and trips
Officially recorded data underscore the fact that slips, trips and falls are by some margin the most prevalent cause of injury in the East Midlands workplace in 2015. These types of accident are quite often connected to injuries attributed to other reasons e.g. being struck by a falling object, being trapped by something collapsing or a swimming pool drowning accident. Public place claims for injuries such as bruised backs occurring on poorly maintained roads are also common with recent slips and trips having happened on Uppingham Rd and on Brackley Close.
How No Win, No Fee solicitors look after Leicestershire claims
In the event that your compensation claim is successful, the costs for your lawyer will be paid by the Defendant. In the event that you lose your compensation claim, a No Win, No Fee agreement with the solicitor means the lawyer's fees are not payable.
100% No Win, No Fee
We warrant No Win, No Fee means you will never have to pay any of the law firm's fees should you do not win. Read more about No Win, No Fee here
What happens 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 getting the correct information. Get your questions answered before you choose a solicitor.
Get more information without being required to call a solicitor. Read our frequently asked questions here.
When you have made the choice to proceed, you can start a personal injury claim by phoning 0800 612 7456 (or 0333 344 6575 from a mobile) or with our online contact form here.
Talk to a member of the Quittance panel of experts for more detail about you claim. Phone us on 0800 612 7456 or request a callback.