Updated: Wednesday, 3rd August 2016
Whether you are based in Ludlow or anywhere else in the UK, our expert lawyers will help with your claim and we will set up a medical at a local medical centre.
Making an injury claim
Injury claims must, in the majority of cases, be made within 3 years of the date you were injured or learned of your injury.
Claimants who have received a diagnosis of a medical condition or illness such as asbestosis are frequently still able to claim even where the illness's cause happened years or even decades earlier. In these circumstances, it is the date you are informed of your diagnosis that is important.
In order to win a Ludlow personal injury case, your solicitor must demonstrate:
- The Defendant owed you a duty of care
- The Defendant breached that duty
- Your injury or illness was caused by that breach
How do you find the best no win no fee personal injury lawyer to represent you?
Instructing the most appropriate personal injury solicitor to act for you is an important step towards getting the highest compensation award for your injuries.
How can you ensure you instruct the best company to handle your case?
Ludlow personal injury solicitor reviews
Service standards provided by solicitors, as with any professional service, can differ.
Reading reviews can certainly be instructive if you are considering which solicitor to work with.
The diversity in success fees and insurance premiums between law firms working on Conditional Fee Agreements often surprises prospective Claimants.
To illustrate the point, the amount of financial compensation retained by an injured person having been awarded £91,820 for severe arm injuries can vary from £55,092 to £78,047.
Additional reading How to compare personal injury fees
Does the location of the solicitor matter?
You do not need to select a law firm near you.
In general, the only aspect that needs a local service provider 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 network of medical professionals.
What kinds of compensation claims do you handle in Ludlow and Shropshire?
Quittance's network of lawyers represent people in Ludlow and across Shropshire whose circumstances ranged and led to serious injuries. Examples of compensatable injuries sustained by Ludlow residents include:
Personal injury solicitors can assist with claiming maximum compensation for industrial illness that range from occupational asthma to farmers lung.
Medical and clinical negligence in Ludlow
Medical negligence, correctly known as clinical negligence, is the legal term a failure to carry out a responsibility on the part of a General Practitioner or any other healthcare provider. A typical example could be an unconsented operation compensation claim. Our experienced panel of personal injury lawyers covering Ludlow have helped with claims brought against infirmaries and hospitals that include Ludlow Community Hospital, Gravel Hill, Ludlow, SY8 1QX.
Ludlow solicitors for serious injury compensation
We understand the vital difference compensation will make to seriously injured Claimants. A claim should lessen the financial load and take the pressure off an injured Claimant and their family so they can prioritise recovery and rehabilitation. Quittance's network of lawyers engage with insurers and Courts to ensure Claimants impacted by major accidents get medical and financial support. Injuries and illnesses considered by the Courts to be serious include cerebral palsy and head injuries.
Road traffic compensation claims
Road traffic accidents involving cars, mororbikes and all other vehicles in Ludlow are relatively common with statistics showing a total of 813 accidents (694 slight accidents, 101 serious accidents and 18 fatal accidents) in 2013 in Shropshire council area. In 2014 accidents increased to 835.
Quittances panel of accredited no win, no fee injury lawyers have vast experience in fighting for the best awards for people injured in a car or motorbike accident in Ludlow.
Slip, trip and fall injuries
Government statistics demonstrate that slips, trips and falls are, by some degree, the most frequent accident at work in Shropshire and the UK as a whole in 2015. These types of accident are frequently lead to accidents filed under a different category like being hit by hand tools in use, a fall from height or an exposure to fire (burn) accident. Public liability accident claims injuries, such as sprained ankles sustained on pavement cracks are also common with kerb stone trips having occurred in the local area.
Accidents in the workplace
We have helped injured Claimants, from carpenters to media planners, to claim for their work related injuries. Work injury statistics in the Shropshire local authority collated under RIDDOR legislation by the Government:
|Workplace accidents in Shropshire Local Authority (RIDAGGR)||2011/12||2012/13||2013/14|
|Electric shock injury||1||3||2|
|Machinery related injury||33||21||20|
|Fire related (e.g. scars)||0||1||1|
|Harmful substance exposure (e.g. PVC)||10||5||2|
|Fall from height (ladder)||41||40||29|
|Injured by an animal||10||11||8|
|Lifting and handling injuries||198||85||100|
|Slip, trip or fall (not from height)||157||131||115|
|Hit by vehicle||4||7||10|
|Hit by object||70||40||48|
|Trapped by something collapsing||1||0||1|
No Win, No Fee Lawyers in Ludlow
If your compensation claim is successful, your legal costs are settled by the losing party. When your lawyer does not win case, a No Win, No Fee agreement with your lawyer means you will not have to pay the legal fees.
Our No Win, No Fee guarantee
Some solicitors could charge additional costs should the claim fail. Through a Quittance injury lawyer, 100% No Win, No Fee protection is assured, with no catches in the small print. Click here to read more about about our No Win, No Fee.
What should you do next?
Whether you are ready to start you claim now or are simply looking for more information, Quittance can help.
Get further information
Before you choose to instruct your solicitor you should arm yourself with as much information about the process as you feel you need. Information can help you make the right choice.
Find more information before picking up the phone. See our frequently asked questions here.
How to get your personal injury claim underway
Phone Quittance on 0800 612 7456 or 0333 344 6575 to commence the claim for compensation, alternatively you can begin the compensation claim online.
If you would like to discuss your options before making a decision, phone 0800 612 7456 or request a callback at a time that is convenient for you.