Updated: Monday, 1st August 2016
Whether you live in Lincolnshire or anywhere else in England or Wales, we can can handle your claim and we will always arrange a medical assessment at a medical centre near your home.
Making a claim
Extensive legislation exists to provide support for injured Claimants, and Quittance's network of specialist lawyers have many years of experience giving advice to clients with regard to the strength of their claims.
People who have received a diagnosis of a medical condition or illness such as repetitive strain injuries may still be eligible for compensation even if the illness was triggered by events some years ago. The date of knowledge, or diagnosis is what matters in these cases.
For the majority of injury claims, proving an injury claim will involve three issues. It needs to be shown that a duty of care was owed, that this duty was breached, and the breach was the cause of the injury or illness.
How to choose the best no win no fee personal injury lawyer
Choosing a suitable PI solicitor to represent you is an important step towards achieving the highest settlement or award for your injuries.
With some over 100 offices within 25 miles of Lincolnshire (according to the Solicitors Regulation Authority website in 2015), how do you ensure you select the ideal law firm to instruct?
The diversity in fees between different solicitors working on Conditional Fee Agreements is enormous.
For instance the amount of financial compensation retained by a Claimant awarded £32,583 for moderate complex regional pain syndrome can vary from £19,550 to £27,696.
Additional reading How to compare personal injury solicitors
What should be considered when comparing reviews for solicitors in Lincolnshire?
Talking to a solicitor about your case is useful if you have any questions about their approach. Reviews for personal injury law firms are a useful when contrasting the approach taken by individual firms.
Will you need to go with a local Lincolnshire legal firm ?
The location of a law firm is not particularly relevant as cases are normally handled without the need to meet the solicitor.
However, you should instruct a firm that offers medical facilities near you as Claimants will almost always be expected to go to a medical exam.
What types of compensation claims does Quittance conduct?
Quittance's network of solicitors have helped Claimants receive compensation for a broad range of injuries.
Accidents at work
We have helped Claimants injured at work, from building site contractors to investment fund managers, to claim compensation. Accident statistics for the East Lindsey local authority are detailed in accordance with regulations by the Health and Safety Executive and set out below:
|HSE reported work accidents in East Lindsey Local Authority||2011/12||2012/13||2013/14|
|Machinery related injury||12||10||11|
|Explosion related (e.g. Nitroglycerine)||2||0||1|
|Exposure to toxic substance||4||5||2|
|Fall from height||18||16||11|
|Animal related (e.g. riding accident)||2||1||1|
|Lifting and carrying||60||29||53|
|Slip, trip or fall||53||59||60|
|Hit by vehicle||5||1||0|
|Struck by object||20||19||12|
|Crushed by something collapsing||2||1||0|
Litigators can help with claiming maximum compensation for industrial illnesses that include anything from asbestos related illness to benzene poisoning.
Medical and clinical negligence in Lincolnshire
Clinical negligence, until recently referred to as medical negligence, is where there has been a breach of duty on the part of a GP or any other medical professional. Our experienced panel of solicitors covering Lincolnshire have been instructed on legal cases filed against health services that include Horncastle War Memorial Hospital, North Street, Horncastle, LN9 5DX.
Lincolnshire serious injury claims
The Quittance team understand the critical difference a successful claim can make to the lives of people impacted by serious and catastrophic injury. Quittance work for compensation for severe injury and illness, which includes compensation for private medical treatment and case costs.
Slip, trip and fall injuries
Reported figures indicate that slips, trips and falls are the most common cause of injury at work in East Midlands. Slips and trips are often the cause of injuries categorised as something else for instance being hit by a falling object or a swimming pool drowning accident. Public place (East Lindsey local authority) compensation claims for injuries like broken arms happening on pavement ice are also quite common with pavement trips having occurred on Witham Rd and on Clarence Rd.
Road traffic compensation claims
Road traffic accidents involving all vehicles in Lincolnshire are relatively common. Statistics from accidents reported to the police show 36 fatal accidents, 379 serious accidents and 2775 slight accidents in 2013 in Lincolnshire (Total events were 3190 council area. By 2014 the total had decreased to 3,115.
Quittances network of expert legal advisors have a wealth of experience in achieving the highest settlements for anyone who has been hurt in a car or motorbike crash in Lincolnshire.
No Win, No Fee Solicitors handling matters in Lincolnshire
If your claim is not won, a No Win, No Fee agreement between you and the solicitor states that you will not have to pay the legal costs. If your injury claim is successful, your legal fees are settled by the Defendant or their insurance company.
Can I get 100% No Win, No Fee
Quittance warrant that No Win, No Fee means you will not pay any of the solicitor's costs in the event that your claim is lost. Read more about our No Win, No Fee here
Whether you are ready to start you claim now or are simply looking for more information, Quittance can help.
Get further information
Quittance provide clear answers helping Claimants choose whether to proceed.
If you would like to know more before you are ready to call, see our FAQ section.
Ready to begin?
You can begin a personal injury claim here or call 0800 612 7456 (0333 344 6575 from mobiles) to speak to an expert lawyer.
Quittance's team of personal injury specialists help injured people every day. If you have further questions, you can request a free callback or phone 0800 612 7456 today.