Were you injured in an accident that wasn't your fault?

If you were injured or became sick and someone else was at fault, we can help.

With our no win, no fee guarantee, there is no financial risk in making a compensation claim, even if you don't win your claim.

We have helped injured people in Pershore, Worcestershire and throughout the UK claim compensation for:

Am I entitled to make a claim?

You should be eligible to make an injury claim if your injury occurred.

  • within the last three years, and;
  • another person was to blame, and;
  • that person owed you a duty of care.

Is there anything else that can affect my eligibility to claim?

Yes. In reality, various other factors can affect whether a successful no win, no fee claim will be possible, such as the circumstances of your accident, how close to the claim limitation date you are or whether there is sufficient evidence to support your claim.

Talk to a legal expert now on 0800 376 1001 to find out if you have a claim. You can also find out if you have a claim with our Personal Injury Claim Checker.

How much compensation can I claim for an injury?

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.

At the start of your claim, your solicitor will consider the many ways your injury has affected your life. Your solicitor will take all of these effects into account to calculate the correct compensation award for you.

This calculation will factor in 'general damages' and 'special damages'.

General damages

General damages are awarded for pain, suffering and loss of amenity (PSLA).

Awards for general damages are set by the Judicial College and published in their guidelines for personal injury awards.

Special damages

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
  • Physiotherapy
  • 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.

Our injury compensation calculator tells you if you may have a claim, how much compensation you could claim, and what you can claim for.

Find out what your injury claim could be worth now:

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Pershore road accident claims

If you have been injured in a road traffic accident that was not your fault, in Pershore or anywhere in England or Wales, you may be entitled to claim compensation. A compensation claim could be possible if you were injured as a:

  • Driver or passenger in a car
  • Rider or pillion on a motorbike
  • Lorry, HGV or van driver or passenger
  • Public transport user (bus or taxi)
  • Cyclist or e-scooter rider
  • Pedestrian

It does not matter whether you sustained an injury as a pedestrian, or were hurt in a crash, this road accident compensation claim guide sets out what you need to know about the compensation process.

Work accident claims in Pershore

If you were injured at work through no fault of your own, you might 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 claim.

Pershore clinical negligence claims

Clinical (or medical) negligence describes when a person is injured due to the carelessness of a registrar, nurse or other health worker. Our expert solicitor panel can help you make a claim against the NHS trust or private clinic at fault.

Read more: Medical negligence claim

Pershore public place accidents

Whether your accident occurred in a supermarket or in a playground, and the owner or occupier of the property was responsible, you may be able to start an injury claim.

If you have been injured in an accident in a public place we can help you make an injury claim for financial compensation.

Other types of injury claims in Pershore

Quittance's team understand the critical change an injury claim makes to people affected by serious injury.

By reducing the financial stress a serious or catastrophic injury puts on an injured person, a compensation claim helps them to prioritise their recovery and rehabilitation. Quittance's panel of specialist serious injury solicitors for many years have helped families impacted by major accidents.

More about Serious injury claims

Read more about Industrial disease compensation

Pershore No Win, No Fee solicitors

A No Win, No Fee agreement protects you by ensuring that you will not need to pay any legal fees if your claim is unsuccessful. No Win, No Fee agreements are also called a Conditional Fee Agreement or CFA.

Pershore injury claimants will also not have to pay any fees upfront with a CFA.

No Win, No Fee guarantee

Our panel of No Win, No Fee solicitors have helped injured people in Pershore, Worcestershire and throughout the UK make a claim without any financial risk.

What do I pay if I win my injury claim?

Your personal injury solicitor will receive a success fee when they settle your injury claim. This fee is deducted from your final compensation.

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.

Read more:

Making a No Win, No Fee claim

What do I pay if I do not win my injury claim?

You will not have to pay any legal fees if your solicitor does not win your injury claim. Your solicitor may take out insurance to ensure you will have nothing to pay.

Read more:

Making a No Win, No Fee claim

How we can help you

Your solicitor will fight for the best possible compensation settlement for you, and the highly-experienced panel of solicitors have an excellent track record of winning injury claims in Pershore and cross the UK.

If you have any questions, or would like to start a No Win No Fee claim, we are open:

  • 8am to 9pm weekdays
  • 9am to 6pm on Saturday
  • 9.30am to 5pm on Sunday

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Frequently asked questions

Has Quittance handled many claims in Pershore?

Quittance Legal Services (QLS) is a UK-wide network of SRA regulated personal injury lawyers that assists people injured in Pershore, Worcestershire and throughout the country, obtain financial compensation for their injuries.

Last year, we helped hundreds of people across Worcestershire get compensation for a range of accidents and injuries, from car accidents to accidents in the office.

With a success rate of over 90%, we offer a service that is as clear and straightforward as possible. Local medical centres, convenient home appointments (if required) and specialist advice, enables you to focus on your recovery.

Does Quittance offer 100% No Win, No Fee

If your claim is not successful, our No Win, No Fee policy covers 100% of your legal fees. Your solicitor fights your case for you, and only gets paid a success fee if they win your case.

Read Pershore personal injury solicitor reviews

The quality of advice offered by injury lawyers can vary.

Researching online reviews can be helpful if you are trying to decide which lawyer to select.

Read more Personal injury solicitor reviews

Will I need a local Pershore solicitor?

The location of a lawyers office is not important as injury cases are handled remotely.

You will need to choose a law firm that offers a national network as claimants will usually need to go to a medical examination.

Further reading : Do you have a medical centre near me?

What are the road accident statistics in Pershore

Road accidents involving cars, motorbikes and other vehicles in Pershore are relatively common with statistics showing a total of 527 accidents (466 slight accidents, 56 serious accidents and 5 fatal accidents) in 2013 in Herefordshire local authority district. In 2014 accidents increased to 560.

Our group of proficient personal injury lawyers are experienced in obtaining maximum settlements for claimants hurt in a car or motorbike accident in Pershore.

What are the Pershore work accident statistics?

The most recent 2019 work accident data for the Wychavon Local Authority (2013/14) reported in accordance with regulations by the HSE excerpted below:

HSE reported work accidents in Wychavon Local AuthorityReported Injuries
Undetermined17
Machinery related5
Exposed to fire0
Harmful substance exposure (e.g. radiation poisoning)3
Fall from height16
Injured by an animal2
Manual handling47
Assault1
Slip or trip45
Struck against7
Struck by moving vehicle5
Hit by object24
Trapped by something collapsing0

Can I claim for someone else?

Yes. In certain circumstances, it is possible to claim compensation on behalf of another person in the capacity of a 'litigation friend'.

If an injured person is either too young or vulnerable, too injured or otherwise unable to claim on their own behalf, their litigation friend can handle the claim process on behalf of the injured person.

The litigation friend will be responsible for communicating with the solicitors, and for making decisions in respect of the claim.

Read more about claiming on behalf of another person.

Can I claim if I was partly responsible for an accident?

You may still be able to claim compensation even if you contributed to your accident or to your injuries.

However, if you were partly to blame (known as contributory negligence), your compensation may be reduced and it may be more difficult to prove liability.

Read more about claiming compensation if you were partly responsible for an accident.

How long will my claim take?

The length of time needed to secure compensation can vary considerably.

For example, straightforward car accident claims can settle in a matter of weeks, whereas complex medical negligence cases can take years.

Injury claims can also take longer if it is not clear who is responsible for your injury, or if liability is denied by the defendant.

Taken from average case times, this table sets out approximately how long personal injury claims take to settle:

Personal injury claim type

Estimated claim duration*

Road accident claims

4 to 9 months

Work accident claims

6 to 9 months

Medical negligence claims

12 to 36 months

Industrial disease claims

12 to 18 months

Public place or occupiers’ liability claims

6 to 9 months

MIB claims (uninsured drivers)

3 to 4 months**

CICA claims (criminal assault)

12 to 18 months**

*RTA and other claims processed through the Ministry of Justice portal can settle faster.
**Official Criminal Injuries Compensation Authority (CICA)  Government agency and Motor Insurers’ Bureau (MIB) figures.

Read more about how long personal injury claims take.

Will I have to go to court?

Highly unlikely. The vast majority of claims that are settled by the solicitor panel are settled out of court.

Only a very small percentage (approx. 5%) of personal injury claims go to court. Generally, only very complex cases, or those where liability cannot be resolved, end up in court.

Cases that do ultimately go to court are held in front of a judge, not a jury.

Read more: Will my injury claim go to court and what if it does?

Will I have to go to a solicitor's office?

No. You will not need visit a solicitor's office. As with most professional services, it is no longer necessary to meet face to face with your solicitor. Personal injury claims are dealt with via email, post and telephone.

Should you need to have a medical, this will be arranged at a medical centre near you or at your GP's surgery.

Read more: Will I have to visit a solicitor's office?

Can I get an early compensation payment?

If you suffer financial hardship as a result of an injury, you may be able to claim an interim compensation payment.

An interim payment is a partial settlement of your claim which is paid before your claim is concluded. The amount you receive in interim payments would then be deducted from your final compensation settlement or award.

Read more about interim compensation payments.

Howard Willis, Personal injury solicitor

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Howard Willis, Personal injury solicitor