Updated: Wednesday, 3rd August 2016
Whether you live in New Addington or anywhere in the UK, Quittance can will handle your claim and we will always arrange a medical report at a centre near you .
Making an injury claim
Claims should, in the majority of cases, be made within a three-year window.
In most cases, there are three main elements to making a successful claim. It must be shown that:
- a duty of care was owed
- that the duty was breached
- the breach was the cause of the injury or illness
Making your claim as soon as possible will enable statements from witnesses to be gathered by your lawyer.
The importance of choosing the best no win no fee personal injury lawyer
Finding a suitable personal injury solicitor to help you is a crucial step towards receiving the best compensation award.
How can you make certain you select the best one for your case?
Compensation is limited to costs you have had to bear as a result of the injury and by set recommended 'general damages' depending on the nature of the injury. Your solicitor's experience can impact the level of damages negotiated. Find out more here.
Will I have to choose a law firm near me?
You do not need to select a solicitor near you.
The only element of a personal injury claim that usually will need to be performed locally is the medical. This exam is carried out in partnership with a member of our national medical network.
Check New Addington solicitor reviews
The quality of advice provided by injury lawyers, as with any service, can vary to a large extent.
Reading reviews can be revealing if you are deciding which lawyer to act for you.
Injury compensation cases we handle in New Addington
Our panel of specialist solicitors have represented Claimants in New Addington and throughout Surrey whose accident circumstances ranged and resulted in serious injury. Examples of injuries and illness sustained by New Addington residents include:
Accidents in the workplace
We have helped Claimants, from factory workers to microbiologists, to claim injury compensation. Accident information for the Bromley local authority are compiled in accordance with RIDDOR legislation by the HSE in the table below:
|Work accidents in Bromley Local Authority (HSE)||2011/12||2012/13||2013/14|
|Machinery related injury||5||5||3|
|Fire related (e.g. burns)||0||0||2|
|Harmful substance exposure (e.g. carbon monoxide poisoning)||5||4||1|
|Fall from height||23||14||16|
|Animal related (e.g. dog bites)||0||2||3|
|Lifting and carrying||81||58||46|
|Slip, trip, fall same level||92||80||69|
|Struck by moving vehicle||3||3||3|
|Struck by object||19||21||18|
|Trapped by something collapsing||1||1||0|
Road traffic accidents in New Addington
Road traffic accidents involving cars, motorcycles and other vehicles in New Addington are quite common. Government statistics reveal a total of 788 accidents (718 slight accidents, 65 serious accidents and 5 fatal accidents) in 2013 in Bromley local authority district. In 2014 accidents increased to 868.
Quittances panel of specialist legal advisors have a wealth of experience in fighting for the highest damages for Claimants hurt in a car or motorcycle crash in New Addington.
Slip, trip and fall injuries
Reported statistics underscore the fact that slips, trips and falls are the most common cause of accidents leading to injury at work in Surrey. Slips, trips and falls are often related to injuries filed under a different category e.g. being struck by a moving object or a swimming pool drowning accident. Public place legal claims for injuries such as broken wrists suffered on potholes are also common with dislodged paving slab trips having happened on Roundway and on Central Parade.
Clinical negligence in New Addington
Medical negligence, which is now more correctly known as clinical negligence, is when there has been a breach of the duty of care by a medical professional. Our experienced panel of personal injury solicitors covering Surrey and New Addington have helped with negligence cases brought against healthcare providers including Priory Hospital Hayes Grove, Prestons Road, Hayes, Bromley, BR2 7AS.
Legal advisors can assist with claiming maximum compensation for industrial illness ranging from asbestosis to asthma caused by flour.
The Quittance team recognise the vital change injury compensation will make to the lives of severely injured Claimants. We work hard for compensation for major injuries, which includes damages for the cost of treatment and physiotherapy. Quittance's network of expert lawyers have helped families recover compensation for a wide range of catastrophic injuries and chronic conditions. Injuries and illnesses categorised as serious include serious psychiatric harm, degloving injuries and mesothelioma.
How No Win, No Fee lawyers take care of New Addington claims
If you lose your compensation claim, a No Win, No Fee agreement with the solicitor means you will not have to pay the solicitor's fees. If you win, the fees for your solicitor must be settled by the losing Defendant.
No Win, No Fee - Guaranteed
Quittance guarantee No Win, No Fee means a Claimant will not pay your lawyer's legal fees in the event that the claim is lost.
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.
Get more information
Making the right decision depends on the correct information. Get answers to your questions before you make a decision.
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Ready to start your claim?
Call Quittance on 0800 612 7456 (or 0333 344 6575 from a mobile) to get the claim for compensation underway, or you can start a claim for compensation online.
Our team of personal injury specialists are here to help. If you need more information, you can phone 0800 612 7456 or request a no-obligation callback today.