Updated: Tuesday, 9th August 2016
Whether you are based in Milton Keynes or anywhere in the country, our injury solicitors will take on your claim and we will always set up a medical report at a local medical centre.
Making a personal injury claim
Injury claims should be made within three years of the date of the injury in the majority of cases.
Claimants who have received a diagnosis of a medical condition or illness like RSI are frequently still able to claim even where the cause of the illness occurred years ago. The date you are informed of your diagnosis is what starts the three-year time limit in such cases.
To win a Milton Keynes personal injury case, your solicitor must prove:
- The Defendant owed you a duty of care
- The Defendant breached that duty
- Your injury or illness was caused by that breach
In all cases, a short, free consultation with a Milton Keynes personal injury solicitor can provide answers and advice.
How do you choose the best no win no fee personal injury lawyer?
Compensation for a injury claim can take months, and even years in cases of serious injury, to be settled. All solicitors are regulated by the Solicitors Regulation Authority (SRA), however the quality of service does vary.
Your solicitor should be someone you are able to rely on at every step of the process to offer compassionate practical advice and legal guidance.
Do I need to instruct a local Milton Keynes injury lawyer ?
Choosing a nearby solicitors office is not very important as cases can be conducted remotely.
You will need to select a law firm that provides a national network as you will need to attend a medical examination.
More details - Do I have to attend a medical?
Milton Keynes solicitor reviews
The quality of legal advice provided by injury lawyers, as with any service, can differ.
Speaking to friends or relatives or reading reviews can certainly help build a picture when considering which lawyer best serves your needs.
The variation in the amount of success fees and After the Event (ATE) insurance premiums charged by lawyers is a material consideration for Claimants.
As an example the amount retained by a Claimant agreeing on a settlement of £121,567 for moderate hearing loss can vary from £72,940 to £103,332.
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Which cases do you handle in Milton Keynes?
It is possible to claim compensation for a range of injury and illness throughout Milton Keynes. Quittance have assisted with injuries and illness including:
Serious injury specialists in Milton Keynes
Quittance's team understand the change injury compensation makes to people who have been affected by catastrophic and serious injury.
We fight to get maximum compensation for major injuries, which includes claiming for long-term medical treatment and care costs. Our network of lawyers have helped Claimants receive damages for many severe conditions and injuries. Injury and illness categorised as serious and catastrophic range from concussion to amputation.
Litigators can assist with securing compensation for industrial injuries ranging from asbestos related illness to carbon monoxide poisoning claim.
Slip, trip and fall injuries
Officially recorded data reveal that slips and trips are the single most prevalent cause of accidents leading to injury in the South East England workplace. These types of accident are quite often the precursor to injuries incorrectly attributed to other causes e.g. being struck by moving machinery, a crush injury from something overturning or a swimming pool drowning accident. Public place negligence claims injuries such as fractured ankles experienced on obstructed pathways are also quite common with trips having occurred on Marshworth and on Farthing Grove.
Road accidents in Milton Keynes
Road accidents involving cars, mororbikes and all other vehicles in Milton Keynes are not uncommon. Official statistics reveal 3 fatal accidents, 85 serious accidents and 1034 slight accidents in 2013 in Milton Keynes (Total events were 1122 local authority. In 2014 accidents decreased to 1,049. Accidents in Milton Keynes in 2013 included collisions on the dual carriageway of the A421 and B4034 roundabout and on the A4146 and A5 roundabout.
Quittances panel of trained legal advisors have years of experience in negotiating the highest compensation for Claimants injured in a road accident in Milton Keynes.
We have handled claims for Claimants, from catering assistants to logistics/distribution managers, to claim work accident compensation. Work injury data in the Milton Keynes local authority are listed in accordance with legislation by the Health and Safety Executive in the table below:
|Workplace accidents in Milton Keynes Local Authority (RIDAGGR)||2011/12||2012/13||2013/14|
|Harmful substance exposure (e.g. pesticide related illnesses)||16||6||3|
|Fall from height||35||24||22|
|Animal related (e.g. riding accident)||4||1||1|
|Slip or trip||145||150||89|
|Hit by vehicle||13||11||9|
|Struck by object||71||38||43|
|Trapped by something collapsing||1||0||0|
Clinical negligence in Milton Keynes
Medical negligence, which is now more properly known as 'Clinical Negligence', is when there has been a failing on the part of a healthcare provider. An example might be a cancer negligence compensation claim. Quittance's panel of injury solicitors covering South East England and Milton Keynes have assisted with compensation claims filed against healthcare providers including Milton Keynes Hospital, Standing Way, Eaglestone, Milton Keynes, MK6 5LD.
How No Win, No Fee personal injury solicitors handle cases in Milton Keynes
Were you to succeed in the compensation claim, the fees for your solicitor will be paid by the losing Defendant or their insurance company. In the event that your compensation claim is not successful, a No Win, No Fee agreement with the solicitor means you are not required to pay their legal costs.
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Some firms may impose additional costs if they lose your case. With our injury lawyers, your No Win, No Fee protection is assured, with no catches whatsoever.
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How to proceed
Whether you are ready to start you claim now or are simply looking for more information, Quittance can help.
Before you instruct you should arm yourself with as much information about the process as you feel you need. The right information will help you make the right choice.
Get answers to questions in our FAQ section.
How to get your claim underway
Phone a specialist solicitor on 0800 612 7456 to commence a personal injury claim. Alternatively, you can start a personal injury claim online.
Speak to a member of Quittance's team for more detail about you claim. Request a callback or call 0800 612 7456.