Updated: Monday, 1st August 2016
Whether you are based in Leighton Buzzard or anywhere else in the UK, wecan are able to help with your claim and we will always arrange a medical assessment at a local medical centre.
Making an injury claim
Personal injury claims must, in most cases, be made within a 3-year window.
Extensive legislation is in place to support individuals considering a claim, and our panel of personal injury lawyers have years of experience giving advice to clients with regard to the strength of their claims.
Whether a claim is being made for a slip, trip or work accident in Leighton Buzzard, a successful compensation claim has these key elements. It must be demonstrated that:
- the person or company causing the injury owed you a duty of care
- the duty of care was breached
- this breach caused your illness or injury
How do you choose the best no win no fee personal injury lawyer for your claim?
Identifying the most appropriate solicitor for your case is a crucial step towards getting the most compensation for your illness or injuries.
How can you ensure you choose the most appropriate company to pursue compensation for you?
The diversity in the amount of success fees and After the Event (ATE) insurance premiums charged by law firms is huge.
For instance the amount of financial compensation retained by a successful Claimant being awarded compensation of £25,956 for serious foot injuries could vary from £15,573 to £22,062.
Do you need a local Leighton Buzzard injury lawyer ?
The whereabouts of the solicitors office is less relevant as cases are handled by phone, post and email.
You will need to choose a solicitors' firm that has a national network as you will be expected to go to a medical examination.
Further reading - Can I attend a medical centre near me?
Leighton Buzzard personal injury solicitor reviews
The quality of legal advice provided by injury lawyers vary enormously.
Online reviews is a great place to start when mulling over which solicitor to pick.
See - Solicitor reviews
Cases Quittance handles in Leighton Buzzard and Bedfordshire
It is possible to make a claim for a range of injury and illness throughout Leighton Buzzard. We can help with:
Accidents in the workplace
Quittance has assisted Claimants injured at work, from electricians to insurance claims inspectors, to claim compensation from their employer. Injury and illness data in the Central Bedfordshire local authority are compiled in accordance with legislation by the Government:
|Work accidents in Central Bedfordshire Local Authority (HSE)||2011/12||2012/13||2013/14|
|Machinery related injury||19||12||14|
|Fire related (e.g. scars)||0||0||1|
|Harmful substance exposure (e.g. soil contamination)||4||3||3|
|Fall from height (ladder)||32||17||28|
|Injured by an animal||2||2||3|
|Slip, trip, fall same level||93||73||78|
|Struck by moving vehicle||14||5||8|
|Hit by falling object||38||27||36|
|Crushed by something collapsing||1||2||1|
Road traffic claims
Road traffic accidents involving all vehicles in Leighton Buzzard are relatively commonplace. Statistics from accidents reported to the police show 7 fatal accidents, 108 serious accidents and 716 slight accidents in 2013 in Bedfordshire (Total events were 831 local authority district. In 2014 accidents increased to 964.
Quittances group of expert road traffic accident injury lawyers are experienced in in fighting for optimum compensation for anyone who has sustained an injury in a car or motorbike crash in Leighton Buzzard.
Slip, trip and fall accidents
HSE statistics reveal that employee slips and trips are the most frequent accident in the Bedfordshire workplace. These types of accident are often lead to injuries attributed to other causes e.g. being hit by another person, a fall from height or a fire related (burn) accident. Public place (Central Bedfordshire local authority) accident claims injuries such as sprained arms sustained on pavement ice are also quite prevalent with recent pavement trips having occurred on Linslade and on Church Square.
Injury solicitors can help with claiming maximum compensation for industrial illnesses ranging from workplace cancer to asthma caused by enzymes.
Clinical negligence in Leighton Buzzard
Clinical negligence, previously called medical negligence, is the term for when an injury or illness follows a failing by a medical provider. Our panel of solicitors covering Bedfordshire and Leighton Buzzard have helped Claimants with medical negligence cases made against health services including Milton Keynes Hospital, Standing Way, Eaglestone, Milton Keynes, MK6 5LD.
Serious injury experts handling claims in Leighton Buzzard
Quittance understand the vital change a compensation claim makes to the lives of people whose lives have been impacted by serious injury. By reducing the financial stress a serious or catastrophic injury puts on a Claimant, compensation enables people to prioritise rehabilitation. Our panel of law firms have aided families receive compensation for numerous chronic conditions and catastrophic injuries. Injury and illness categorised as serious and catastrophic range from radiation exposure to degloving injuries.
Leighton Buzzard No Win, No Fee Expert Lawyers
In the event that your claim is not won, a No Win, No Fee agreement between you and the solicitor means you will not have to pay the legal costs. When you win your case, the costs for your lawyer must be settled by the Defendant.
Are there any hidden fees to pay?
Some solicitors may levy extra costs should the case end prematurely. Through Quittance's specialist lawyers, your No Win, No Fee protection is guaranteed, with no catches in the small print.
Read more about our No Win, No Fee
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
Quittance give detailed answers helping people affected by injury determine whether to proceed.
If you have more questions before you are ready to call, see our FAQ pages.
Start a personal injury claim
You can begin your claim online or call 0800 612 7456 to talk to a specialist lawyer.
If you would like to discuss your options first, request a callback at a more convenient time or phone 0800 612 7456.