Updated: Monday, 8th August 2016
Whether you live in Nailsea or anywhere in the UK, our expert personal injury lawyers can take on your claim and we will set up a medical report at a medical centre near your home.
Making a personal injury claim
Injury claims should usually be made within three years.
Claimants who have been diagnosed with an illness or medical condition such as industrial deafness are often still entitled to claim compensation even if the condition developed as the result of events that happened years ago. The date of knowledge, or diagnosis is what matters in these cases.
To win a personal injury case, your solicitor must demonstrate:
- 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
Your lawyer should explain how the points will relate to your case.
Finding the best no win no fee personal injury solicitor
Identifying the most suitable PI solicitor to act for you is the most important step towards achieving the best settlement or award for your accident.
What is the best way to ensure you instruct the ideal firm for your specific circumstances?
Solicitors working on a No Win, No Fee basis generally charge a success fee and for ATE insurance. Deductions from a Claimant's compensation for a serious wrist injury, for example, ranges from £19,800 to £31,625 (based on 2015 market data).
You should be aware of how much of your compensation will be taken to cover these fees.
Do you have to choose a personal injury solicitor in Nailsea?
Many solicitors operate nationwide, allowing Claimants to make a choice based on factors including level of success fees charged and quality of service.
The only element of a personal injury claim that usually needs a local service provider is the medical. This exam is carried out in partnership with a member of our national network of medical professionals.
Personal injury solicitor reviews in Nailsea - What to look for
Talking to a solicitor about your case is an easy way to identify whether they are a good fit. Before you call, checking injury lawyer reviews should give you a idea of the range of service levels.
Cases Quittance handles in Nailsea
Compensation could be arranged for a broad range of injuries in Nailsea. Quittance can help with injuries and medical conditions including:
Legal advisors can assist with claiming work related compensation for a multitude of industrial illnesses that range from asbestos related illness to asthma caused by latex.
Quittance has helped people, from gardeners to manufacturing engineers, to claim injury compensation. Accident at work information in the North Somerset local authority made available under RIDDOR regulations by the Health and Safety Executive as follows:
|Work accidents in North Somerset Local Authority (HSE)||2011/12||2012/13||2013/14|
|Explosion related (e.g. Nitroglycerine)||0||0||1|
|Harmful substance exposure (e.g. TCE)||12||2||2|
|Fall from height (scaffolding)||22||16||14|
|Injured by an animal||0||3||1|
|Slip, trip or fall||91||83||57|
|Struck by moving vehicle||5||8||2|
|Struck by object||20||20||27|
|Trapped under falling object||1||1||0|
Medical and clinical negligence in Nailsea
Medical negligence, which is now correctly referred to as 'clinical negligence', is where an injury or illness results from a breach in the duty of care by a General Practitioner or any other medical professional. Our panel of personal injury lawyers covering Nailsea have been instructed on claims brought against private and NHS hospitals that include Clevedon Community Hospital, Clevedon Community Hospital, Old Street, Clevedon, BS21 6BS.
Slip, trip and fall accidents
Officially recorded statistics reveal that slips and trips are the most frequent accident at work in North Somerset. Slips and trips are typically the initiators of injuries recorded in another category, such as being hit by an object falling from a machine, when helping another person or a fire related (burn) accident. Public place (North Somerset local authority) cases for injuries such as broken collarbones sustained on raised flagstones are also quite prevalent with recent street trips having occurred on West Town Rd and on Crown Glass Place.
The effect a serious injury has is recognised by insurers and the Courts when determining injury compensation. Our network of solicitors work for compensation for major injuries, including reimbursement for long-term medical treatment and care costs.
Road traffic accidents in Nailsea
Road accidents involving vehicles in Nailsea are not uncommon. Government statistics reveal 4 fatal accidents, 63 serious accidents and 492 slight accidents in 2013 in North Somerset (Total events were 559 local authority area. In 2014 the total had decreased to 509.
Quittances panel of personal injury lawyers have a wealth of experience in obtaining optimum compensation for people who have sustained an injury in a car or motorbike accident in Nailsea.
Nailsea No Win, No Fee Expert Solicitors
CFAs or Conditional Fee Agreements, also known as No Win, No Fee agreements preserve Claimants from a requirement to pay their solicitor's fees if the claim is not won.
Will there be hidden fees to be paid?
Quittance's network of solicitors guarantee No Win, No Fee means the injured party do not pay any of your solicitor's legal costs should you do not win the injury claim.
Click here to learn more about about our No Win, No Fee.
Whether you are ready to start you claim now or are simply looking for more information, Quittance can help.
Get your questions answered
Quittance give detailed answers to help you choose whether to go ahead.
If you would like to know more before you are ready to call, try our FAQ pages.
Get your claim for compensation started
Call an injury lawyer on 0800 612 7456 (or 0333 344 6575 from a mobile) to make your injury claim, alternatively you can begin the claim for compensation here.
If you have further questions before starting, contact 0800 612 7456 or request a callback at a more convenient time.