Updated: Thursday, 4th August 2016
No matter whether you live in Nailsworth or anywhere else in England or Wales, our solicitors will handle your claim and we will always set up a medical at a medical centre near your home.
Making a claim
Claims for personal injury compensation must usually be made within 3 years of an injury.
In order to successfully win an injury claim, it should be demonstrated that:
- 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
Locating the best solicitor
Instructing the most suitable solicitor to act for you is a critical step towards successfully claiming the best settlement or award for your injuries.
With some over 100 offices within 25 miles of Nailsworth - how can you make certain you instruct the ideal one to advise you?
Do you need to select a local Nailsworth lawyer ?
The location of the lawyers office is not especially important as injury cases now tend to be conducted without the need to meet the solicitor.
However, you should choose a solicitors' firm that offers national medical centres (possibly even home visits) as Claimants will be expected to attend a medical examination.
More details - Do you have a medical centre near me?
Compensation is restricted by the expenses you have incurred and by guidelines set out by the Judicial College. Your solicitor's experience can impact the level of damages negotiated. Get more information about how much you can claim.
Once a settlement has been agreed, solicitors working on a no win no fee basis will usually charge a success fee and ATE insurance premium. For example, deductions from a Claimant's compensation for wrist injuries causing permanent pain and stiffness could vary between £10,175 and £19,800 (based on 2015 market research).
Comparing Nailsworth personal injury solicitors - online reviews
There is often no substitute for phoning a solicitor to discuss your case directly. Before picking up the phone, looking up personal injury solicitor reviews should give you a better idea of the level of service on offer.
What kinds of claims for compensation does Quittance conduct in Nailsworth?
Our network of lawyers have assisted individuals receive compensation for a range of injury and illness.
Clinical and medical negligence in Nailsworth
Medical negligence, which is now more precisely referred to as 'clinical negligence', is the legal term a breach of duty on the part of a General Practitioner or any other healthcare professional. An example might be an unconsented operation claim. Quittance's panel of personal injury solicitors covering Gloucestershire and Nailsworth have handled clinical negligence cases brought against the health service that include Stroud General Hospital, Trinity Road, GL5 2HY.
Litigators can help Claimants with claiming maximum compensation for industrial illness that range from chemical poisoning to irritant contact dermatitis.
Quittance understand the vital change compensation will make to people affected by catastrophic and serious injury.
Compensation will lessen the financial load on a Claimant and their dependants enabling them to focus on recovery and rehabilitation.
Quittance's panel of solicitor firms work with insurance companies, the Courts and medical experts ensuring families affected by major accidents receive the support they need.
Slips and trips
Government statistics show that slips, trips and falls are by some margin the most common cause of injury in the Gloucestershire workplace. They are often the cause of injuries recorded in a different category like being hit by material under pressure, a fall from a ladder or a river drowning accident. Public place claims for injuries like sprained wrists happening on pavement cracks are also common with recent pavement trips having occurred on High St.
Accidents at work
Quittance has handled claims for Claimants, from carpenters to mechanical engineers, to secure financial compensation awards. Accident information for the Nailsworth local authority reported under reporting legislation by the Health and Safety Executive as follows:
|Work accidents in Stroud Local Authority (RIDAGGR)||2011/12||2012/13||2013/14|
|Machinery related injury||8||4||8|
|Exposed to explosion||0||0||1|
|Exposed to fire||0||1||0|
|Harmful substance exposure (e.g. welding rods)||2||3||1|
|Fall from height||6||11||9|
|Animal related (e.g. serious cat scratches)||2||0||2|
|Lifting and carrying||60||25||21|
|Slip, trip or fall (not from height)||42||36||32|
|Struck by moving vehicle||3||7||2|
|Hit by falling object||19||6||10|
Road accidents in Nailsworth
Quittances panel of best of breed legal advisors have decades of experience in obtaining maximum compensation for Claimants who have sustained an injury in a car accident in Nailsworth.
Road traffic accidents involving cars, motorcycles and other vehicles in Nailsworth are quite common. Statistics from accidents reported to the police show 32 fatal accidents, 181 serious accidents and 842 slight accidents in 2013 in Gloucestershire (Total events were 1055 council area. By 2014 accidents increased to 1,168.
No Win, No Fee Solicitors in Nailsworth
When your compensation claim is not successful, a No Win, No Fee agreement with the lawyer means you will not have to pay their fees. Should you win, the legal costs are paid by the losing Defendant or their insurer.
Will I need to pay any hidden costs?
Quittance's expert personal injury solicitors guarantee that No Win, No Fee means you shall never have to pay the law firm's fees in the event that your claim is unsuccessful. Click here to learn more about about our No Win, No Fee.
How to proceed
Whether you are ready to start you claim now or are simply looking for more information, Quittance can help.
We provide clear answers helping you choose whether to go ahead.
Find answers to popular questions asked by injured people on our frequently asked questions page.
Ready to make your injury claim?
You can begin the compensation claim online or phone 0800 612 7456 to go through your claim with a member of our team.
If you would like to discuss your options or need to ask something else before making a decision, request a callback at a time that suits you or contact on 0800 612 7456.