Updated: Thursday, 1st September 2016
Our nationwide panel of solicitors help Claimants across the country retain more compensation with our fairer success fees.
Whether you live in Mayfield or anywhere else in the UK, our lawyers will manage your claim and we will always set up a medical assessment at a local medical centre.
Making a claim
Personal injury claims must usually be made within three years of an injury.
Extensive legislation is in place to support individuals considering a claim, and Quittance's network of expert lawyers have many years of experience giving advice to their clients with regard to the strength of their claims.
In most cases, proving an injury claim involves three components. It needs to be proven that a duty of care was owed, that this duty was breached, and the breach was the cause of the injury or illness.
Beginning your claim sooner will enable supporting evidence and witness statements to be collected by the solicitor.
Help for those seeking an injury lawyer
You will be in contact with your legal representative for a long period of time, from many months for less serious injuries to over a year for matters involving serious injury. The SRA are responsible for regulating the legal advice given by all solicitors, however they are not required to monitor many issues that matter to people considering an injury claim, such as communication or speed.
Your legal representative should be someone you are able to rely on throughout the claims process to provide legal guidance and compassionate practical advice.
Comparing injury solicitors in Mayfield - online reviews
There is often no substitute for picking up the phone and talking to a solicitor about your claim. Reviews for personal injury law firms are a useful when contrasting the quality of service taken by individual firms.
Will I have to choose a law firm near me?
Claimants are not restricted to local firms and can make a selection based on the success fee a solicitor charges or other service factors.
The only element of a personal injury claim that usually should be carried out locally is the medical. This exam is carried out in partnership with a member of our national medical network.
You should be aware that the amount of compensation you get to keep can vary considerably from firm to firm (2015 research). No Win, No Fee solicitors will expect you to pay a success fee and an ATE insurance premium. For severe leg injuries, for example, the compensation you actually keep could vary from £77,825 to £110,000 depending on the fees charged by your lawyer.
Which kinds of claims does Quittance conduct in Mayfield?
Our panel of lawyers have assisted individuals in Mayfield whose accidents were diverse and which resulted in serious injury. Examples of compensatable injuries sustained in Mayfield include:
Mayfield solicitors for serious injury compensation claims
Courts recognise that a serious injury has a life-altering effect on an individual and their family. Our panel of expert lawyers fight hard for maximum compensation for severe injury and illness, which includes damages for long-term medical treatment and care costs. Our network of solicitors have for many years helped Claimants impacted by major accidents.
Accidents at work
Quittance has assisted claims for people, from building site contractors to mental health nurses, to secure financial compensation awards. Injury and illness data for the Wealden local authority are published in accordance with legislation by the Health and Safety Executive in the following table:
|Work accidents in Wealden Local Authority (RIDAGGR)||2011/12||2012/13||2013/14|
|Machinery related injury||2||2||6|
|Exposed to explosion||0||1||0|
|Fire related (e.g. burns)||0||2||0|
|Harmful substance exposure (e.g. toxic torts)||2||0||1|
|Fall from height||18||11||12|
|Animal related (e.g. serious cat scratches)||5||3||3|
|Lifting and carrying||45||17||16|
|Slip, trip or fall (not from height)||53||48||48|
|Hit by vehicle||2||1||2|
|Struck by object||11||1||10|
|Trapped by something collapsing||0||0||1|
Road traffic accidents in Mayfield
Quittances network of proficient no win, no fee lawyers are experienced in in obtaining optimum damages for people hurt in a car or motorcycle accident in Mayfield.
Road traffic accidents involving cars, motorcycles and other vehicles in Mayfield are common with a total of 1792 accidents (1453 slight accidents, 322 serious accidents and 17 fatal accidents) in 2013 in East Sussex local authority. In 2014 accidents increased to 1,969.
Medical and clinical negligence in Mayfield
Medical negligence, which is more precisely known as 'clinical negligence', is when an injury or illness is connected to a breach in the duty of care by a medical professional. Our select panel of injury lawyers covering Mayfield have worked on claims filed against NHS and private hospitals that include Priory Hospital Heathfield, Tottingworth Park, Broad Oak, Heathfield, TN21 8UN.
Slip and trip accidents
Reported data underscore the fact that slips, trips and falls are the most frequent accident in the East Sussex workplace. Slips and trips are frequently connected to injuries categorised as another type of accident like being hit by moving machinery or a toxic substance accident. Public place (Wealden local authority) compensation claims for injuries such as bruised backs occurring on pavement cracks are also quite common with recent incidents having occurred on Hastings Rd and on Barden Rd.
Personal injury lawyers can assist with getting compensation for industrial injuries that range from asbestosis to farmers lung.
How No Win, No Fee lawyers take care of Mayfield cases
Solicitors handling Mayfield injury claims mostly work on the basis of a Conditional Fee Agreement, or CFA.
The CFA prevents your lawyer from billing you for any legal costs if the claim fails.
The No Win, No Fee guarantee
We guarantee No Win, No Fee means you will not need to pay any of your solicitor's legal costs in the event that you do not win the injury claim. Read more about our No Win, No Fee here
What happens next?
Whether you are ready to start you claim now or are simply looking for more information, Quittance can help.
Before you choose a solicitor you should arm yourself with as much information as possible. The right information can help you to make the right decision for your future.
Find answers to common questions asked by potential Claimants on the frequently asked questions page.
Get started today
Call a specialist solicitor on 0800 612 7456 to get your personal injury claim underway, alternatively you can start your claim for compensation here.
Our expert team are ready to help. If you need more information, you can phone us on 0800 612 7456 or request a free callback today.