Updated: Sunday, 31st July 2016
Whether you are based in Newton Abbot or anywhere in the country, we can can handle your claim and we will always set up a medical assessment at a local medical centre.
Making an injury claim
Claims must usually be made within 3 years of the date you were injured or learned of your injury.
To win a Newton Abbot 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 solicitor will consider how your case will relate to each of these points.
How do you find the best no win no fee personal injury solicitor?
It can take many months for most minor injury claims to conclude. Matters involving serious injury or disputed liability can take years in some circumstances. The SRA regulates all solicitors, however service levels can vary.
Given the impact your lawyer can have on your life, both during and after your recovery, picking an injury lawyer that meets your needs is an important first step.
Do I need to go with a local lawyer ?
Choosing a nearby law firm is less important as cases are, as a matter of course, managed by phone, post and email.
You will need to select a solicitors practice with medical facilities near you as you will almost always be expected to go to a medical assessment.
More details - Do you have a medical centre in or near Newton Abbot?
The contrast in the amount of success fees charged by solicitors working on Conditional Fee Agreements is quite significant
To illustrate the point, the amount of compensation retained by an injured person having been awarded £19,278 for elbow injuries causing some long term problems might vary from £11,567 to £16,386.
Reviews for personal injury solicitors in Newton Abbot
Speaking to a solicitor is useful if you have any questions about their approach. Personal injury solicitor reviews are a great resource to compare the approach offered by different firms.
Cases our panel of solicitors conducts
Quittance's network of expert lawyers assist clients receive compensation for a range of injury and illness.
Accidents at work
Quittance has assisted Claimants injured at work, from lathe operators to paediatric nurses, to seek financial compensation. Work accident information in the Teignbridge local authority are published in accordance with the Reporting of Injuries, Diseases and Dangerous Occurrences Regulations by the HSE as follows:
|Work accidents in Teignbridge Local Authority (RIDAGGR)||2011/12||2012/13||2013/14|
|Machinery related injury||6||7||2|
|Harmful substance exposure (e.g. toxic torts)||5||1||3|
|Fall from height (scaffolding)||8||10||20|
|Animal related (e.g. riding accident)||6||1||0|
|Slip, trip, fall same level||60||41||36|
|Struck by moving vehicle||2||3||6|
|Struck by object||19||22||23|
|Trapped by something collapsing||0||0||1|
Road accidents in Newton Abbot
Our group of certified litigators have years of experience in obtaining optimum damages for Claimants hurt in a car or motorcycle crash in Newton Abbot.
Accidents involving cars, motorbikes and other vehicles in Newton Abbot are not uncommon. Government statistics reveal 16 fatal accidents, 294 serious accidents and 2094 slight accidents in 2013 in Devon (Total events were 2404 local authority. By 2014 accidents increased to 2,427.
Newton Abbot lawyers for serious injury claims
The long-term effect serious and catastrophic injury can have is acknowledged by solicitors and insurers when calculating injury compensation. We work to get the maximum compensation for major injuries and chronic conditions, which includes damages for private medical treatment and case costs.
Quittance's network of lawyers have helped Claimants collect damages for a range of severe conditions and injuries. Injuries and illnesses referred to as serious and catastrophic range from brain injuries to asbestos-related disease.
Medical and clinical negligence in Newton Abbot
Medical negligence (which is now correctly called clinical negligence) is where there has been a breach of the duty of care on the part of a medical professional. An example could be a negligent nursing compensation claim. Quittance's select panel of injury lawyers covering Devon and Newton Abbot have handled legal cases filed against local hospitals that include Newton Abbot Community Hospital, West Golds Road, Jetty Marsh, Newton Abbot, TQ12 2TS.
Personal injury solicitors can help with claiming work related compensation for industrial illness that include anything from dermatitis claims to hand arm vibration syndrome compensation.
Slip and trip injuries
Health and Saftey Executive statistics indicate that slips, trips and falls are, by a considerable degree, the most prevalent cause of injury at work in Devon and the UK as a whole. Slips and trips are quite often the initiators of accidents attributed to other causes e.g. being struck by a falling object or a lake drowning accident. Public place compensation claims for injuries like sprained wrists occurring on spillages are also quite prevalent with slips having happened on Fore St and on Exeter Rd.
No Win, No Fee Solicitors in Newton Abbot
No Win, No Fee agreements, or Conditional Fee Agreements, cover Claimants in Newton Abbot from the requirement to settle solicitors' fees if they do not succeed in their claim.
Will there be extra fees that need to be paid?
No Win, No Fee should mean that you will not be out of pocket if you lose your claim and you have absolutely no hidden fees. With Quittance's No Win, No Fee, there is absolutely no catch and you will not be charged unexpected costs.
Read more about No Win, No Fee
What to do next
Whether you are ready to start you claim now or are simply looking for more information, Quittance can help.
Get answers to your questions
Before you decide to instruct your solicitor you should arm yourself with information about the process. The right answers help you to make the right choice.
If you would like to know more before calling, try our FAQ pages.
Call us on 0800 612 7456 to commence the compensation claim, alternatively you can start the claim for compensation online.
Our team of experts are here to help. If you have any questions, you can call us on 0800 612 7456 or request a no-obligation callback today.