Updated: Friday, 9th September 2016
Whether you live in Llanelli or anywhere else in the UK, Quittance can will assist with your claim and we will arrange a medical at a medical centre near your home.
Making an injury claim
Compensation claims should, in the majority of cases, be made within three years.
Considerable legislation is in place to give support to individuals considering a claim, and our panel of personal injury lawyers have years of experience advising their clients on the strength of their claims.
For most claims, there are three components to a successful personal injury claim. It must be demonstrated that the person or company causing the injury owed you a duty of care, that this duty of care was breached, and this breach caused your illness or injury.
In all cases, a brief, no-obligation consultation with an expert Llanelli lawyer will provide answers and useful advice.
How do you choose the best no win no fee personal injury solicitor for your accident?
Instructing the most appropriate injury solicitor to help you is the most important step towards claiming the best settlement or award for your injuries.
With approximately 100 offices within a 25 radius of Llanelli (according to the Solicitors Regulation Authority database), how do you make certain you choose the best firm to handle your case?
Do I need a local Llanelli injury lawyer ?
Going for a local solicitors office is not particularly critical as cases now tend to be conducted by phone, post and email.
You will need to select a firm with a national network as Claimants will usually be expected to go to a medical exam.
Llanelli solicitor reviews
The standards of communication and advice offered by solicitors vary considerably.
Researching online reviews can certainly be enlightening if you are thinking about which solicitor to select.
Find out more - Personal injury solicitors reviews
The variation in the amount of insurance premiums and success fees between different solicitors working on Conditional Fee Agreements is huge.
E.g. the amount retained by a Claimant having been awarded £4,209 for a broken tibula or fibula could vary from £2,525 to £3,578.
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Which types of claims for compensation does Quittance conduct in Llanelli?
Quittance's panel of solicitors represent clients throughout Llanelli whose accident circumstances resulted in serious injury.
Road traffic compensation claims
Road traffic accidents involving cars, mororbikes and all other vehicles in Llanelli are relatively common. Statistics from accidents reported to the police show a total of 619 accidents (519 slight accidents, 89 serious accidents and 11 fatal accidents) in 2013 in Carmarthenshire local authority district. By 2014 total accidents had decreased to 557. Incidents in Llanelli in 2013 included collisions on the A484 and A4138 roundabout and on the dual carriageway of the B4297 and A4138 crossroads.
Our network of injury lawyers have a wealth of experience in obtaining the highest settlements for Claimants injured in a car or motorcycle crash in Llanelli.
Slip and trip injuries
Health and Saftey Executive statistics underscore the fact that slips and trips are the most prevalent cause of accidents leading to injury at work in Carmarthenshire and the UK as a whole. These types of accident are often forerunner to injuries recorded in another category, such as being hit by an object falling from a ladder, a crush injury from something overturning or an electrocution accident. Public place cases for injuries such as pulled muscles experienced on obstructed footpaths are also common with kerb stone trips having happened on New Dock Rd and on Ann St.
Solicitors can assist with securing compensation for industrial illnesses ranging from respiratory diseases to farmers lung.
Accidents in the workplace
We have assisted claims for Claimants injured at work, from forklift drivers to magazine features editors, to seek financial compensation. Work injury statistics in the Carmarthenshire local authority are listed under reporting legislation by the Health and Safety Executive in the following table:
|Workplace accidents in Carmarthenshire Local Authority (RIDAGGR)||2011/12||2012/13||2013/14|
|Machinery related injury||6||12||9|
|Harmful substance related||11||3||4|
|Fall from height||30||18||16|
|Injured by an animal||5||1||3|
|Lifting and handling injuries||67||52||52|
|Slip, trip, fall same level||84||62||78|
|Struck by moving vehicle||7||5||5|
|Struck by object||36||25||21|
|Trapped by something collapsing||0||3||0|
Medical and clinical negligence in Llanelli
Medical negligence - which is now more precisely known as 'Clinical Negligence' - is when there has been a breach in the duty of care by a GP or any other healthcare professional. Our specialist panel of personal injury lawyers covering Llanelli have handled claims brought against hospitals that include Prince Philip Hospital, Bryngwyn Mawr, Dafen, Llanelli, SA14 8QF.
Llanelli specialists for serious injury compensation
We understand the critical difference an injury claim can make to the lives of severely injured Claimants. By limiting the financial stress a serious or catastrophic injury puts on an injured person and their dependants, an injury claim enables Claimants to prioritise their rehabilitation.
Our panel of solicitors engage with the other side's legal representatives, insurers and doctors and health professionals to make sure Claimants impacted by serious accidents and injuries receive the support they need. Injuries held by the Courts to be serious and catastrophic include birth negligence, lung cancer and spinal cord damage.
No Win, No Fee Solicitors in Llanelli
If your lawyer does not win injury claim, a No Win, No Fee agreement (or CFA) with the lawyer confirms that you are not required to pay their legal fees. When you succeed, your legal costs must be settled by the other party.
A 'success fee' will be charged by lawyers that work under a No Win, No Fee agreement (Conditional Fee Agreement). The fee is taken out of your compensation and is in most cases 25%.
Quittance's No Win, No Fee promise
No Win, No Fee means that you have no hidden fees and you will not owe anything if you lose your claim. With the Quittance network's 100% No Win, No Fee promise, there is no risk of losing out and there is no catch in the small print whatsoever.
Click here to learn more about about No Win, No Fee.
What should happen next?
Whether you are ready to start you claim now or are simply looking for more information, Quittance can help.
Learn more about claiming compensation
Before you choose your solicitor you should arm yourself with information about the process. The right information can help you make the right choice.
Get more information online before picking up the phone. Find more frequently asked questions here.
Get a injury claim underway
Once you are ready to proceed, you can start your compensation claim by phoning 0800 612 7456 or via the contact form here.
If you would like to discuss your options with an injury lawyer before starting, call us on 0800 612 7456 or request a callback at a more convenient time.