Updated: Thursday, 4th August 2016
Whether you live in Ottery St Mary or anywhere else in England or Wales, our experienced lawyers will manage your claim and we will always arrange a medical at a medical centre near you.
Making an injury claim
Claims must usually be made within three years.
For the majority of injury claims, proving a claim has these key elements. It must be shown 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.
Getting your claim started sooner will allow your lawyer to gather supporting statements from witnesses.
How do you find the best no win no fee personal injury lawyer?
Choosing the most appropriate solicitor to represent you is a crucial step towards successfully claiming the most compensation for your injuries.
With approximately 100 offices within a 25 radius of Ottery St Mary (according to the Solicitors Regulation Authority database) - how do you make sure you select the ideal solicitors' practice to represent you?
Will I need to go with a local Ottery St Mary lawyer ?
Choosing a nearby solicitors office is less relevant as injury cases are usually run by phone, post and email.
However, you should go with a solicitors' firm that has medical facilities near Ottery St Mary as you will be expected to attend a medical examination.
Read more - Do Quittance have a local medical centre?
The disparity in the amount of insurance premiums and success fees between different solicitors working on Conditional Fee Agreements can have a significant impact on your compensation.
To illustrate the point, the amount of financial compensation retained by a successful Claimant being awarded compensation of £12,240 for scarring could vary from £7,344 to £10,404.
Comparing Ottery St Mary personal injury solicitors - online reviews
Different lawyers adopt many different approaches, from sympathetic to formal and traditional. Reviews for personal injury law firms are a useful when contrasting the quality of service offered by different firms.
Which types of claims do you handle in Ottery St Mary?
It is possible to claim compensation for a range of injuries throughout Ottery St Mary. Our team can assist with injuries and medical conditions including:
Slip and trip accidents
Health and Saftey Executive (HSE) statistics underline the fact that slips and trips are the most common cause of injury at work in Devon. Slips and trips are typically the cause of accidents incorrectly attributed to other causes for instance being struck by moving machinery or an exposure to fire accident. Public place compensation claims for injuries like broken shoulders suffered on poorly maintained roads are also quite prevalent with pothole trips having happened on West Hill Road and on Mill St.
Serious injury lawyers in Ottery St Mary
The impact of serious and catastrophic injury is acknowledged by solicitors and insurers when determining a claim. Our panel of solicitors work to achieve the maximum compensation for major injuries, which includes damages for medical expenses and care costs. Quittance's panel of solicitors engage with doctors and health professionals and insurance providers ensuring Claimants impacted by serious accidents and injuries receive the legal and medical support they need. Injuries and medical conditions considered to be serious range from poisoning to serious pharmaceutical error.
Injury solicitors can help Claimants with claiming compensation for a multitude of industrial illnesses ranging from dermatitis claims to rubber industry health and safety lapses.
Clinical negligence in Ottery St Mary
Medical negligence - more precisely called clinical negligence - is when there has been a failing on the part of a medical provider. Our panel of personal injury lawyers covering Devon and Ottery St Mary have been instructed on claims brought against hospitals that include Ottery St Mary Hospital, Keegan Close, Ottery St Mary, EX11 1DN.
Accidents at work
We have handled claims for Claimants, from kitchen workers to office managers, to claim work accident compensation. Accident at work figures in the East Devon local authority reported under the Reporting of Injuries, Diseases and Dangerous Occurrences Regulations (RIDDOR) by the HSE excerpted below:
|RIDAGGR reported work accidents in East Devon Local Authority||2011/12||2012/13||2013/14|
|Fire related (e.g. burns)||0||1||1|
|Harmful substance related||1||2||3|
|Fall from height||19||18||13|
|Slip, trip or fall||38||29||26|
|Hit by vehicle||3||1||2|
|Hit by object||17||14||13|
|Trapped by something collapsing||0||1||1|
Road traffic claims
Quittances network of proficient solicitors are experienced in in fighting for the highest compensation for people who have sustained an injury in a car accident in Ottery St Mary.
Road traffic accidents involving cars, mororbikes and all other vehicles in Ottery St Mary are quite common. Officially reported accident data shows a total of 2404 accidents (2094 slight accidents, 294 serious accidents and 16 fatal accidents) in 2013 in Devon local authority district. In 2014 accidents increased to 2,427.
How No Win, No Fee personal injury solicitors look after Ottery St Mary cases
Lawyers looking after claims in Ottery St Mary in most cases conduct the legal work on a CFA or Conditional Fee Agreement.
This No Win, No Fee agreement prevents your lawyer from charging any legal costs if the case is lost.
Are there hidden fees?
Quittance promise No Win, No Fee means you will never need to pay your lawyer's fees if your claim is unsuccessful.
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How to proceed
Whether you are ready to start you claim now or are simply looking for more information, Quittance can help.
Get further information
We give jargon-free information to help people affected by injury determine whether to go ahead.
Find answers to common questions asked by injured people on our FAQ page.
Get a claim for compensation started
You can begin a injury claim online here or call 0800 612 7456 to discuss your claim with a member of our team.
Our expert team can help. You can request a callback or phone us on 0800 612 7456 today.