Updated: Monday, 8th August 2016
No matter whether you live in Northam or anywhere else in the UK, Quittance can are able to manage your claim and we will always set up a medical report at a medical centre near you.
Making a claim
Claims for compensation must usually be made within a 3-year window, starting from the date the injury occurred.
For the majority of injury claims, proving a claim involves three components. It needs to be proven that the person or company causing the injury owed you a duty of care, that this duty of care was breached, and this breach caused your illness or injury.
A short, no-obligation phone call with an expert Northam lawyer will give answers and advice.
Advice for potential Claimants looking for a lawyer
Identifying a suitable legal representation to represent you is your most important step towards securing the best settlement or award.
What is the best way to make sure you choose the best legal practice to work with?
The diversity in the amount of fees between different lawyers working on Conditional Fee Agreements (CFA) often surprises prospective Claimants.
For example the amount retained by a Claimant agreeing on a settlement of £15,677 for neck injuries causing spondylosis, serious limitation of movement or permanent/recurring pain could conceivably vary from £9,406 to £13,325.
Read more at Compare personal injury solicitors fees
Will I need to select a local Northam injury lawyer ?
The whereabouts of the law firm is not so relevant as cases are normally run remotely.
It is however necessary to select a law firm with national medical centres as Claimants will almost always need to go to a medical exam.
Further reading - Do I have to attend a medical?
Northam personal injury solicitor reviews
The quality of legal advice offered by lawyers, as with any service, can vary.
Reviews can be revealing if you are deciding which solicitor best serves your needs.
What types of claims does Quittance conduct in Northam and Southampton?
It is possible to claim compensation for a wide range of injuries in Northam and throughout Southampton. We have helped with:
Medical negligence in Northam
Medical negligence (which is more properly known as 'Clinical Negligence') is where there has been a breach of the duty of care on the part of a medical professional, NHS or private. Our select panel of injury solicitors covering Northam have helped Claimants with compensation claims brought against hospitals that include Southampton NHS Treatment Centre, c/o Care UK - Level C, Southampton NHS Treatment Centre, Brintons Terrace, Southampton, SO14 0YG.
The effect serious and catastrophic injury has is acknowledged by Courts and insurance companies when they are calculating a claim. Compensation will ease the impact of bills other financial issues and reduce stress so an injured person and their family so they can prioritise recovery.
Quittance's panel of expert solicitors communicate with the Courts, medical experts and insurers ensuring Claimants impacted by serious accidents and injuries get medical and financial support. Injuries and illnesses which are considered to be serious and catastrophic include cerebral palsy, chemical burns and brain injuries.#N/A
We have helped Claimants, from members of the army to network administrators, to claim compensation from their employer. Work accident figures in the Southampton local authority reported under legislation by the Government as follows:
|Workplace accidents in Southampton Local Authority (RIDAGGR)||2011/12||2012/13||2013/14|
|Machinery related injury||8||14||11|
|Harmful substance exposure (e.g. pesticide related illnesses)||11||6||4|
|Fall from height||30||18||28|
|Animal related (e.g. serious cat scratches)||3||1||0|
|Lifting and handling injuries||172||94||91|
|Slip, trip or fall||127||90||91|
|Hit by vehicle||10||5||5|
|Hit by object||40||38||28|
|Trapped underneath something||2||0||1|
Lawyers can assist with claiming work related compensation for industrial illnesses that range from NIHL to carbon monoxide poisoning claim.
Slips and trips
Officially reported statistics highlight the fact that employee slips, trips and falls are by far the most common cause of accidents leading to injury in the Southampton workplace. Slips and trips are quite often related to injuries attributed to other reasons e.g. being struck by a moving object or a river drowning accident. Public place cases for injuries like sprained arms experienced on potholes are also common with recent dislodged paving slab trips having occurred in the area.
Northam No Win, No Fee Specialist Lawyers
When you win the compensation claim, the costs for your lawyer must be covered by the losing party (or their insurer). In the event that you do not win your compensation claim, a No Win, No Fee agreement between you and your lawyer means that the solicitor's fees will not be charged.
Do I need to pay any fees?
We promise that No Win, No Fee means you will not need to pay any of your solicitor's costs in the event that your claim is unsuccessful. Click here to learn more about about 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.
Get more information
Making the right decision depends on possessing the right information. Get answers to your questions before you instruct.
If you would like to know more before picking up the phone, see our FAQ pages.
Get a personal injury claim started
If you are ready to proceed, you can start your claim by calling 0800 612 7456 or 0333 344 6575 or using our contact form.
If you would like more detail about how a claim works or have more questions, call 0800 612 7456 or request a callback.