Updated: Wednesday, 3rd August 2016
Whether you are based in Lichfield or anywhere in the UK, our expert personal injury solicitors can help with your claim and we will arrange a medical at a medical centre near you.
Making a personal injury claim
Extensive legislation exists to support injured people who seek compensation, and Quittance's network of expert lawyers have years of experience advising their clients regarding the strength of their claims.
Claimants who have been diagnosed with an illness or medical condition such as hand-arm vibration syndrome are frequently still able to claim even where the cause of the illness occurred years ago. The date of knowledge, or diagnosis is what is important in these cases.
In order to win a Lichfield personal injury case, 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 short, free call with an expert Lichfield solicitor can provide information and invaluable guidance.
Guidance for potential Claimants searching for a lawyer
Identifying the best injury solicitor to assist you is a key step towards receiving the most compensation.
What is the best way to make certain you choose the ideal firm to handle your case?
Comparing Lichfield personal injury solicitors - online reviews
Speaking to a solicitor is an easy way to identify whether they are a good fit. Before picking up the phone, looking up personal injury solicitor reviews should give you a idea of the range of service levels.
The variation in the level of fees between firms is surprising.
As an example the amount of compensation retained by an injured person being awarded compensation of £43,473 for severe wrist injuries causing loss of function of the wrist can vary from £26,084 to £36,952.
Read more at : How much compensation can you claim?
Are Lichfield Claimants restricted to only local law firms?
Claimants are not restricted to local firms and can make a selection based on the success fee a solicitor charges or other service factors.
In most cases, the only aspect that will need to be performed locally is the medical exam. This exam provides necessary medical evidence to support your claim, and is carried out in partnership with a member of our national medical network.
Wherever your solicitor is based, they will arrange for a local medical expert to carry out the exam.
What types of compensation claims does Quittance conduct in Lichfield?
Compensation could be arranged for a range of injury and illness across Lichfield. We can assist with injuries and illness including:
Quittance has handled claims for Claimants, from members of the Royal Navy to insurance underwriters, to claim work accident compensation. Work injury statistics for the Lichfield local authority are listed under regulations by the Health and Safety Executive in the table below:
|RIDAGGR reported work accidents in Lichfield Local Authority||2011/12||2012/13||2013/14|
|Explosion related (e.g. Nitroglycerine)||1||1||0|
|Fire related (e.g. burns)||0||1||1|
|Harmful substance exposure (e.g. welding rods)||0||0||1|
|Fall from height||11||15||13|
|Lifting and handling injuries||51||33||27|
|Slip, trip, fall same level||54||48||37|
|Struck by moving vehicle||18||11||3|
|Struck by object||24||19||17|
|Trapped under falling object||0||0||1|
Injury solicitors can help Claimants with securing compensation for diverse industrial illnesses including anything from bladder cancer to farmers lung.
Serious injury specialists handling cases in Lichfield
The Quittance team recognise the change an injury claim can make to the lives of people affected by serious injury. By relieving the stress severe injury places on a Claimant and their family, a compensation claim enables people to prioritise their rehabilitation. Quittance's network of specialist lawyers for many years have aided families affected by major accidents.
Slip, trip and fall injuries
Official figures underscore the fact that slips, trips and falls are, by a considerable degree, the most prevalent accident at work in Staffordshire. Slips, trips and falls are frequently forerunner to accidents categorised as something else like being struck by moving machinery, a lifting injury or a drowning accident. Public liability negligence claims injuries like cheekbone fractures occurring on potholes are also common with street trips having happened on Cannock Rd.
Clinical negligence in Lichfield
Clinical negligence (until recently called medical negligence) is when an injury follows a breach in the duty of care by a healthcare professional. Quittance's specialist panel of personal injury solicitors covering Lichfield have helped Claimants with cases brought against healthcare providers that include Samuel Johnson Community Hospital, Samuel Johnson Community Hospital, Trent Valley Road, Lichfield, WS13 6EF.
Road traffic accidents (RTA) in Lichfield
Quittances group of expert no win no fee personal injury lawyers have years of experience in achieving the best settlements for anyone hurt in a road accident in Lichfield.
Road accidents involving cars, motorbikes and other vehicles in Lichfield are relatively commonplace. Gov. uk statistics show a total of 2862 accidents (2697 slight accidents, 141 serious accidents and 24 fatal accidents) in 2013 in Staffordshire local authority area. By 2014 accidents increased to 3,083. Accidents in the Lichfield area in 2013 included car crashes on the single carriageway of the A51 and A5192 junction and on the A51 and A461 roundabout.
How No Win, No Fee lawyers handle Lichfield claims for compensation
No Win, No Fee agreements preserve Claimants from the requirement to pay solicitors' fees if they do not win their claim.
The No Win, No Fee promise
Quittance promise that No Win, No Fee means the injured party will not need to pay the law firm's legal fees in the event that the claim be unsuccessful. Click here for more information about our No Win, No Fee.
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
Making the right decision for you depends on the right information. Get your questions answered before you instruct.
If you would like to know more before you are ready to call, try our FAQ pages.
How to get a personal injury claim underway
Call Quittance on 0800 612 7456 or 0333 344 6575 to get your claim for compensation underway, alternatively you can start a compensation claim here.
Contact a member of Quittance's panel of experts for more information about the process. Call 0800 612 7456 or request a callback.