Updated: Wednesday, 3rd August 2016
No matter whether you live in Peasedown St John or anywhere else in England or Wales, our experienced personal injury solicitors can manage your claim and we will always arrange a medical report at a local medical centre.
Making a claim
Extensive legislation exists to provide support for people planning to make a claim, and our network of injury lawyers have years of experience giving advice to their clients regarding the likelihood of success.
People who have been diagnosed with certain injuries or illnesses such as RSI are frequently still able to claim even if the illness was triggered by events some years ago. The date of knowledge, or diagnosis, is what starts the three-year time limit in such circumstances.
To win a personal injury case, it must be proven that:
- The Defendant owed you a duty of care
- The Defendant breached that duty
- Your injury or illness was caused by that breach
Finding the best injury lawyer for you
Selecting the best legal expert for your legal case is an important step towards successfully claiming the highest settlement or award for your illness or injuries.
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Once a settlement has been agreed, solicitors working on a no win no fee basis will usually charge a success fee and ATE insurance premium. For example, deductions from a Claimant's compensation for serious injuries to the big toe or to several other toes could vary between £7,755 and £11,110 (based on 2015 market research).
Will I have to choose a lawyer near me?
You do not need to select a law firm near you.
For the majority of claims, the only aspect that does require a local service 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 network of medical professionals.
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?
Our panel of lawyers help Claimants receive compensation for a wide range of injuries.
Medical negligence in Peasedown St John
Medical negligence, which is now correctly known as 'clinical negligence', is the legal term a failing on the part of a healthcare professional. Quittance's select panel of injury lawyers covering North Somerset and Peasedown St John have been instructed on claims brought against infirmaries and hospitals including CircleBath hospital, Foxcote Avenue, Peasedown St John, Bath, BA2 8SF.
Slips and trips
HSE data underline the fact that slips, trips and falls are the single most common cause of accidents leading to injury in the North Somerset workplace in 2015. They are typically the precursor to accidents classified under another heading e.g. being hit by moving machinery or a harmful substance accident. Public place negligence claims injuries such as sprained wrists experienced on raised flagstones are also common with recent slips and trips having happened in the area.
Personal injury solicitors can help Claimants with getting compensation for industrial injuries that range from noise induced hearing loss to siderosis (welders lung).
We have helped self employed or employed people, from forklift drivers to product designers, to claim maximum compensation. Accident information for the Bath and North East Somerset local authority made available in accordance with regulations by the HSE and set out below:
|Workplace accidents in Bath and North East Somerset Local Authority (RIDAGGR)||2011/12||2012/13||2013/14|
|Electric shock injury||4||3||1|
|Harmful substance exposure (e.g. pesticide related illnesses)||7||2||1|
|Fall from height (scaffolding)||25||10||17|
|Animal related (e.g. dog bites)||2||3||0|
|Slip, trip, fall same level||75||70||38|
|Struck by moving vehicle||6||2||3|
|Hit by object||31||13||15|
|Trapped by something collapsing||0||0||1|
Road traffic claims
Accidents involving cars, motorbikes and other vehicles in Peasedown St John are reasonably common with 6 fatal accidents, 46 serious accidents and 363 slight accidents in 2013 in Bath and North East Somerset (Total events were 415 local authority district. By 2014 accidents decreased to 379.
Our panel of trained injury solicitors have a wealth of experience in obtaining optimum damages for people who have been hurt in a road accident in Peasedown St John.
Peasedown St John solicitors for serious injury compensation claims
The lasting impact a serious or catastrophic injury has is recognised by insurers and the Courts when they are determining compensation. Compensation will lessen the financial load on a Claimant and their family so they can prioritise rehabilitation. Quittance's panel of specialist serious injury solicitors work with doctors and insurance companies to make sure families affected by severe accidents get the support they need.
How No Win, No Fee lawyers handle Peasedown St John compensation claims
Were you to succeed in the claim, your legal costs are settled by the other party. In the event that your compensation claim is lost, a No Win, No Fee agreement with your lawyer confirms that you are not required to pay their fees.
A 'success fee' is levied by solicitors serving Peasedown St John who work under a No Win, No Fee agreement. This fee is generally 25 percent and is taken out of the Claimant's award.
Will there be hidden fees?
Some solicitors may charge additional fees if they lose your case. Through a Quittance injury lawyer, 100% No Win, No Fee protection is guaranteed, with nothing extra in the small print. Read more about Quittance's No Win, No Fee here
Whether you are ready to start you claim now or are simply looking for more information, Quittance can help.
Learn more about claiming compensation
Making the right decision depends on possessing the correct information. Get answers to your questions before you make a decision.
Find more information without needing to call a solicitor. Find more frequently asked questions.
Ready to make your personal injury claim?
Call an injury lawyer on 0800 612 7456 to get the personal injury claim underway. Alternatively, you can start the claim online.
Quittance's team of personal injury specialists look forward to helping you. If you have any questions, you can request a no-obligation callback or call 0800 612 7456 today.