Updated: Monday, 8th August 2016
If you live in Newport Pagnell or anywhere else in the UK, our expert lawyers will assist with your claim and we will set up a medical assessment at a centre near you .
Making a claim
Claims for compensation must usually be made within 3 years of an injury.
In order to win a Newport Pagnell personal injury case, your solicitor must demonstrate that the Defendant owed you a duty of care, that this duty of care was breached by the Defendant, and the breach was the cause of your injury.
The lawyer should consider how your claim relates to these issues.
Choosing the best no win no fee personal injury lawyer for you is critical
Finding a suitable solicitor for your case is an important step towards getting the most compensation for your accident.
How do you ensure you instruct the best law firm to work with?
Look into Newport Pagnell personal injury solicitor reviews
The levels of service offered by injury lawyers, as with any professional service, vary enormously.
Speaking to friends or relatives or reading reviews can help build a picture when considering which lawyer best serves your needs.
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. Experience can also have an impact on the amount of compensation your solicitor will be able to negotiate. Find out more here.
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?".
Are Newport Pagnell Claimants restricted to only local personal injury solicitors?
Claimants are not restricted to local firms and can make a selection based on the success fee a solicitor charges or other service factors.
For the majority of claims, the only aspect that will need to be performed locally is the medical exam. This exam provides necessary medical evidence to support your claim, and is carried out in partnership with a member of our national medical network.
Wherever your solicitor is based, they will arrange for a local medical expert to carry out the exam.
What types of compensation claims do you handle in Newport Pagnell and Milton Keynes?
Compensation can be claimed for a range of injuries across Newport Pagnell. We can help with injuries including:
Road traffic claims
Road accidents involving cars, mororbikes and all other vehicles in Newport Pagnell are relatively commonplace. Official statistics show 3 fatal accidents, 85 serious accidents and 1034 slight accidents in 2013 in Milton Keynes (Total events were 1122 local authority. By 2014 accidents decreased to 1,049.
Our panel of proficient litigators have a wealth of experience in getting the best compensation for Claimants who have sustained an injury in a car or motorbike crash in Newport Pagnell.
Newport Pagnell experts for serious injury compensation
Courts understand that serious injuries will have a life-altering impact on a Claimant and their dependants.
Quittance's panel of lawyers fight to get compensation for serious and catastrophic injury and illness, including damages for medical treatment and care costs. Quittance's network of lawyers have aided people impacted by severe accidents.
Lawyers can assist with securing compensation for industrial illness ranging from asbestos related disease to acute silicosis.
Slips, trips and falls
Officially reported statistics expose the fact that slips and trips are, by a considerable degree, the most common cause of injury at work in Milton Keynes. Slips and trips are sometimes the cause of accidents attributed to other reasons for instance being hit by a moving object, a carrying injury or an asphyxiation accident. Public place litigation for injuries such as sprained wrists sustained on obstructed pathways are also quite prevalent with dislodged paving slab trips having occurred on Knebworth Gate and on High St.
Accidents at work
Quittance has helped Claimants, from factory workers to museum education officers, to claim work accident compensation. Accident information in the Milton Keynes local authority collated under RIDDOR legislation by the Health and Safety Executive as follows:
|HSE reported work accidents in Milton Keynes Local Authority||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 and medical negligence in Newport Pagnell
Medical negligence, more precisely called 'Clinical Negligence', is the term for when an illness or injury follows a breach of the duty of care by a healthcare professional, National Health Service or private. An example could be a medical misdiagnosis claim. Our panel of personal injury solicitors covering Milton Keynes and Newport Pagnell have helped Claimants with legal action brought against local hospitals including Blakelands Hospital, Smeaton Close, Blakelands, Milton Keynes, MK14 5HR.
Newport Pagnell No Win, No Fee Specialist Lawyers
Solicitors looking after injury claims in Newport Pagnell mostly act on the basis of a Conditional Fee Agreement, or CFA. This is commonly referred to as a No Win, No Fee agreement.
The CFA prevents the lawyer from being able to charge you any legal fees if the claim fails.
100% No Win, No Fee - Guaranteed
Some firms could levy extra fees if they lose your case. With our solicitors, 100% No Win, No Fee protection is guaranteed, with no catches in the small print.
Click here for more information about Quittance's 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.
Learn more about the claims process
Quittance offer clear answers to help Claimants choose whether to start a claim.
If you have more questions before you are ready to call, try our FAQs.
Ready to make your injury claim?
If you have decided to get underway, you can start the compensation claim by phoning 0800 612 7456 or via our online contact form.
Talk to our team to discuss your claim. Request a callback or call us on 0800 612 7456.