Were you injured in an accident that was not your fault?
If you have been injured in an accident, you may be entitled to financial compensation.
Our personal injury services
Each year, we help injured claimants in Paddock Wood, Kent and across the UK get compensation for:
Will I be able to make a claim?
It should be possible to make a compensation claim if you were injured:
- within the last three years, and;
- another person was to blame, and;
- that person owed you a duty of care.
Are there any exceptions?
Yes. In reality, a number of factors can impact whether a successful compensation claim will be possible, such as the accident circumstances, whether the defendant is uninsured or whether causation can be established.
A brief phone call will let you know whether you are eligible to make a claim. You will be under no obligation to start a claim with Quittance. Alternatively, find out if you have a claim with our Instant Claim Checker:
The amount of money you could claim for your injury will depend on:
- the extent of your injury, and
- any financial losses or costs you have incurred.
This calculation will factor in 'general damages' and 'special damages'.
General damages are awarded for pain, suffering and loss of amenity (PSLA).
Special damages are for financial losses and expenses you have incurred as a result of the accident.
What can I claim for after an injury? (see list)
Examples of special damages (losses you can claim for) include:
- Lost earnings (including future earnings)
- Medical treatment costs
- Travel costs
- Costs of care
- Costs of adapting your home or car
Calculate my injury compensation
Calculating how much compensation you can claim for an injury can be complicated.
Find out what your injury claim could be worth now:
Road accident claims in Paddock Wood
Road users have the right to make a claim for compensation if they are injured on Paddock Wood's roads as the result of someone else's negligence.
It does not matter if you have been involved in a motorbike accident, or were hurt in a car accident on Paddock Wood's roads, our specialist team can help. The Quittance road accident claim guide explains what you need to know about how to claim.Road accident claims
Work accident claims in Paddock Wood
If you were injured at work in the last three years and it wasn?t your fault, you may be able to claim compensation.
Whether you are an employee, self-employed or even on a zero-hours contract, our work accident claim guide covers everything you need to know about making a successful work accident claim.Work accident claims
Other injury claim types
Public place injuries
Official data indicate that slips and trips are the most common cause of injury at work in Kent and the UK as a whole. These types of accident are typically connected to injuries categorised as something else e.g. being hit by an object falling from a vehicle, a crush injury from something overturning or an animal related accident. Public place accident claims injuries such as broken arms sustained on pavement ice are also common with pothole trips having occurred on Paddock Wood and on Badsell Rd.
Solicitors can assist with getting compensation for a multitude of industrial illnesses that include anything from allergic contact dermatitis to pneumoconiosis.
More about No win, no fee industrial disease claims
More injury claim types
We understand the change a successful claim can make to people impacted by serious and catastrophic injury. We work hard for the maximum compensation for major injuries, which includes compensation for private medical treatment and case costs. Quittance's network of expert solicitor firms engage with insurance companies and medical practitioners to ensure claimants impacted by serious accidents and injuries receive the legal and medical support they need. Injuries and illnesses held by the Courts to be serious range from chemical burns to head injuries.
More about No win, no fee serious injury claims
Paddock Wood No win, no fee Solicitors
Under a CFA, Paddock Wood injury claimants will also not have to pay any fees upfront.
The Quittance No Win, No Fee guarantee
Our No Win, No Fee solicitors have helped injured people in Paddock Wood, Kent and throughout the UK make a claim without any financial risk to you.
What do I pay if I win my injury claim?
By law, a solicitor's success fee can be up to a maximum of 25%, whichever law firm you choose.
You can discuss the success fee percentage with your injury lawyer, before the claim process starts.
What do I pay if I do not win my injury claim?
Is Quittance the right claims firm for me?
Specialist solicitors with an excellent track record of securing injury compensation for claimants.
If would like to start a No Win No Fee claim, or have any questions at all, speak to us.
We are open 8am to 9pm weekdays, 9am to 6pm on Saturday, and 9.30am to 5pm on Sunday.
Call us FREE 0800 376 1001 or arrange a callback:
if you can claim
to start a claim
What experience do the solicitors have of injury claims in Paddock Wood?
Quittance Legal Services (QLS) is a national panel of SRA regulated solicitors that helps people in Paddock Wood, Kent and across the UK, recover injury compensation.
The solicitors have helped hundreds of claimants throughout Kent get compensation for a range of injury circumstances, including cycling accidents and industrial disease.
Local medical appointments, convenient home appointments (if required) and an expert team at the end of the phone, mean that claiming compensation is as stress-free as possible.
Do you work on a 100% No Win, No Fee basis?
Our no win, no fee service means that 100% of your legal fees are covered if your case is not successful. You will not need to pay anything upfront to start a claim.
Paddock Wood personal injury solicitor reviews
The standards of communication and advice offered by solicitors, as with any professional service, can differ considerably.
Researching reviews can certainly be revealing when thinking about which lawyer best serves your needs.
Read more Personal injury solicitor reviews
Do you have to choose a solicitor in Paddock Wood?
The majority of large firms operate across the country, allowing claimants to make a choice based on factors including level of success fees charged and quality of service.
The only element of a personal injury claim that usually should be carried out locally is the medical. This exam is carried out in partnership with a member of our national network of medical professionals.
Wherever your solicitor is based, they will arrange for a local medical expert to carry out the exam.
The diversity in the amount of fees between lawyers is an important consideration for claimants.
As an example the amount retained by an injured person being awarded compensation of £93,943 for severe leg injuries could conceivably vary from £56,366 to £79,851.
Can I claim for someone else?
Can I claim if I was partly responsible for an accident?
How long will my claim take?
The length of time needed to secure compensation can vary considerably.
Personal injury claim type
Estimated claim duration*
4 to 9 months
6 to 9 months
12 to 36 months
12 to 18 months
6 to 9 months
3 to 4 months**
12 to 18 months**
**Official Criminal Injuries Compensation Authority (CICA) Government agency and Motor Insurers’ Bureau (MIB) figures.
Will I have to go to court?
Cases that do ultimately go to court are held in front of a judge, not a jury.