Updated: Wednesday, 27th July 2016
Whether you are based in Melton Mowbray or anywhere in the UK, we can can help with your claim and we will always arrange a medical report at a local medical centre.
Making an injury claim
Claims for compensation must be made within 3 years of the date you were injured or learned of your injury in most cases.
Considerable legislation exists to provide support for Claimants seeking compensation for their injuries, and Quittance's network of personal injury lawyers have years of experience giving advice to their clients on the strength of their claims.
To win a Melton Mowbray personal injury case, your lawyer must prove:
- You were owed a duty of care by the Defendant
- That duty was breached by the Defendant
- The Defendant's breach caused your injury or illness
The lawyer will consider how each of the points will relate to your case.
How do you find the best no win no fee personal injury solicitor for your claim?
Selecting a suitable legal representation for your case is a critical step towards negotiating the highest compensation award for your injuries.
With some over 100 offices within a 25 radius of Melton Mowbray, how do you make sure you instruct the ideal legal practice for your case?
Does the location of the solicitor matter?
The majority of large firms operate throughout England and Wales, allowing Claimants to make a choice based on factors including level of success fees charged and quality of service.
In general, the only aspect that should be carried out 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 network of medical professionals.
Wherever your solicitor is based, they will arrange for a local medical expert to carry out the exam.
Melton Mowbray personal injury solicitor reviews
Levels of service offered by lawyers can vary a great deal.
Researching reviews can be enlightening if you are deciding which solicitor to act for you.
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The difference in success fees and insurance premiums between law firms is vast
As an example the amount of financial compensation retained by a Claimant who was awarded £25,959 for serious foot injuries could vary from £15,575 to £22,065.
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What claims does Quittance handle in Melton Mowbray?
Compensation could be claimed for a wide range of injuries in Melton Mowbray and throughout Leicestershire. Quittance can assist with:
Slip, trip and fall accidents
Recorded data expose the fact that slips, trips and falls are by far the most frequent accident at work in Leicestershire and the UK as a whole in 2015. They are sometimes the cause of injuries recorded in a different category for instance being struck by moving machinery, a lifting injury or a lake drowning accident. Public liability legal claims for injuries like broken wrists experienced on obstructed walkways are also common with recent slips having happened on Valley Rd and on Scalford Rd.
Melton Mowbray serious injury claims
The Courts understand that a serious injury will have a major effect on an individual. By limiting the pressure a major injury puts on an injured Claimant, a successful claim enables people to focus on their rehabilitation. Quittance's panel of law firms engage with doctors and health professionals and insurance companies to make sure Claimants impacted by severe accidents get medical and financial support.
Road traffic accidents (RTA) in Melton Mowbray
Road accidents involving cars, motorbikes and other vehicles in Melton Mowbray are quite common. Officially reported accident data shows 24 fatal accidents, 162 serious accidents and 1703 slight accidents in 2013 in Leicestershire (Total events were 1889 local authority area. In 2014 the total had increased to 1,915. Accidents in the Melton Mowbray area in 2013 included car crashes on the single carriageway of the A607 and A606 crossroads and on the single carriageway of the B676 and A606 crossroads.
Quittances network of specialist injury lawyers are experienced in in obtaining the highest compensation for people who have been hurt in a car or motorbike crash in Melton Mowbray.
Litigators can assist with securing compensation for diverse industrial illnesses including anything from noise induced hearing loss to asthma caused by isocyanates.
Accidents in the workplace
We have assisted claims for people, from metal workers to mechanical engineers, to seek financial compensation. Accident at work figures in the Ynys M?n local authority reported under RIDDOR regulations by the Government and set out below:
|Work accidents in Melton Local Authority (HSE)||2011/12||2012/13||2013/14|
|Machinery related injury||5||0||3|
|Harmful substance exposure (e.g. perchlorate)||1||0||0|
|Fall from height||12||3||10|
|Injured by an animal||1||4||5|
|Lifting and handling injuries||23||17||27|
|Slip, trip, fall same level||26||20||13|
|Struck by moving vehicle||2||1||4|
|Hit by object||9||7||6|
Medical and clinical negligence in Melton Mowbray
Medical negligence, which is now correctly called Clinical Negligence, is when an illness or injury follows a breach of duty on the part of a medical professional. Our panel of injury lawyers covering Melton Mowbray have helped with claims made against local hospitals that include St Mary's Hospital, Leicestershire County and Rutland PCT, Thorpe Road, Melton Mowbray, LE13 1SJ.
Melton Mowbray No Win, No Fee Expert Lawyers
When your case is not successful, a No Win, No Fee agreement between you and your lawyer means the legal costs are not payable. If you are successful, the legal costs are paid by the other party.
Do I have to pay any extra costs?
No Win, No Fee means there is nothing owed if the claim is lost. With a 100% No Win, No Fee guarantee, there is no risk of losing out and there is absolutely no catch. Read more about 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.
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