Updated: Sunday, 7th August 2016
If you live in Midhurst or anywhere else in England or Wales, our expert personal injury solicitors will assist with your claim and we will always arrange a medical report at a medical centre near you.
Making a personal injury claim
Claims must be made within a 3-year window in the majority of cases.
In most cases, there are three components to a successful personal injury claim. It must be demonstrated that:
- a duty of care was owed
- that the duty was breached
- the breach was the cause of the injury or illness
Beginning your claim sooner should allow the lawyer to help collate supporting witness statements and other evidence.
What factors to think about when choosing the best personal injury solicitor
Selecting the most appropriate law firm for your legal matter is a key step towards obtaining the highest settlement or award.
With some over 100 offices within 25 miles of Midhurst (SRA 2015 figures) - what is the best way to ensure you select the most appropriate firm to help you?
Check Midhurst solicitor reviews
Levels of service provided by solicitors, as with any service, vary enormously.
Online reviews can be helpful when trying to decide which lawyer to instruct.
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Do I need to go with a local lawyer ?
Choosing a nearby lawyers office is not particularly important as cases are, as a matter of course, handled without the need to meet the solicitor.
It is however necessary to go with a solicitors practice that offers national medical coverage as Claimants will almost always have to go to a medical exam.
Read about : Do I have to attend a medical?
The key questions to put to your prospective solicitor are "what success fee and ATE premium do you charge?" and "how much of the compensation will I keep?".
Compensation cases our network of lawyers handles in Midhurst
Quittance's network of lawyers have represented Claimants in Midhurst whose circumstances led to serious injuries. Examples of injuries and illness sustained by Midhurst residents include:
Legal advisors can assist with getting compensation for diverse industrial illnesses that include anything from workplace cancer to cancer caused by diesel exhaust fumes.
Clinical negligence in Midhurst
Medical negligence - which is correctly called clinical negligence - is when an injury or illness is suffered by a person a breach of the duty of care by a General Practitioner or any other healthcare provider. Our panel of injury lawyers covering West Sussex and Midhurst have helped Claimants with claims brought against the health service that include Midhurst Community Hospital, Dodsley Lane, Easebourne, Midhurst, GU29 9AW.
Slip and trip injuries
HSE data demonstrate that slips and trips are, by a considerable degree, the most frequent accident in the West Sussex workplace. They are frequently the cause of injuries recorded in another category for instance being hit by machinery or a harmful substance accident. Public place (Chichester local authority) accident claims injuries such as strained muscles occurring on obstructed pathways are also quite common with pothole trips having occurred on the Green and on London Rd.
Road accidents in Midhurst
Our network of expert no win, no fee injury lawyers have a wealth of experience in fighting for maximum damages for people injured in a road accident in Midhurst.
Road traffic accidents involving cars, motorbikes and other vehicles in Midhurst are not uncommon with a total of 2554 accidents (2116 slight accidents, 408 serious accidents and 30 fatal accidents) in 2013 in West Sussex council area. By 2014 accidents increased to 2,748.
We have assisted people, from carpenters to magazine journalists, to secure financial compensation awards. Injury and illness data for the Midhurst local authority are compiled in accordance with reporting legislation by the Government and set out below:
|RIDAGGR reported work accidents in Chichester Local Authority||2011/12||2012/13||2013/14|
|Contact with machinery||4||5||10|
|Fire related (e.g. burns)||2||0||0|
|Harmful substance exposure (e.g. food poisoning)||3||1||0|
|Fall from height (ladder)||12||9||13|
|Animal related (e.g. serious cat scratches)||2||2||0|
|Lifting and carrying||45||39||43|
|Slip, trip or fall||65||39||41|
|Struck by moving vehicle||1||1||5|
|Struck by object||25||13||16|
|Crushed by something collapsing||2||0||0|
Midhurst serious injury compensation claims
The Courts understand that serious injuries will have a life-altering impact on a Claimant and their family. A successful claim will ease the impact of bills other financial issues and reduce the pressure on an injured Claimant and their dependants enabling them to focus on rehabilitation. Quittance's network of specialist solicitor firms work with medical experts, the legal system and insurers to make sure families impacted by major accidents receive the support they need.
No Win, No Fee Solicitors handling cases in Midhurst
Solicitors handling injury claims in Midhurst usually work on a Conditional Fee Agreement. The agreement prevents the lawyer from billing you for any fees if they lose the case.
Do you have to pay any hidden costs?
Some firms could impose additional fees should the case end prematurely. With our injury lawyers, No Win, No Fee is guaranteed, with nothing extra in the small print.
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Whether you are ready to start you claim now or are simply looking for more information, Quittance can help.
Get answers to your questions
Before you choose to instruct a solicitor arm yourself with information about the process. Answers will help you to make the right choice for you.
If you have more questions before picking up the phone, see our FAQ pages.
Ready to start?
If you have decided to proceed, you can start your injury claim by calling 0800 612 7456 or 0333 344 6575 or using Quittance's contact form.
Our expert team are ready to help. Would you like to know more? You can request a no-obligation callback or phone us on 0800 612 7456.