Updated: Wednesday, 3rd August 2016
No matter whether you are based in Pickering or anywhere in the country, we can can manage your claim and we will always arrange a medical assessment at a centre near you .
Making a personal injury claim
Claims must, in the majority of cases, be made within a 3-year window, starting from the date the injury occurred.
In the majority of cases, there are three elements to making a successful claim. It needs to be proven that:
- a duty of care was owed
- that the duty was breached
- the breach was the cause of the injury or illness
Legal and practical advice will be given on a short, no-obligation phone consultation with a personal injury solicitor.
Help for potential Claimants searching for a solicitor
Identifying a suitable solicitor to act for you is a critical step towards successfully claiming the best compensation settlement.
What is the best way to make certain you choose the best solicitors' practice for your specific circumstances?
Pickering personal injury solicitor reviews
The standards of communication and advice offered by solicitors can vary significantly.
Speaking to friends or relatives or reading reviews can be a good place to start if you are considering which solicitor to act for you.
The contrast in the amount of success fees and ATE premiums between lawyers is huge.
E.g. the amount of compensation retained by an injured person awarded £91,826 for severe arm injuries can vary from £55,096 to £78,052.
Additional reading : How to compare personal injury solicitors
Will you need to select a local Pickering solicitor ?
Choosing a nearby firm is not especially important as cases are, as a matter of course, managed by phone, post and email.
You will need to go with a firm with medical facilities near you as you will almost always be expected to attend a medical exam.
More on : Will I have to attend a medical?
Legal cases we handle in Pickering
Quittance's panel of solicitors help clients get compensation for a broad range of injury and illness.
Pickering solicitors for serious injury claims
The long-term impact of a serious or catastrophic injury is understood by Courts and insurance companies when they are determining what a claim is worth.
By limiting the financial stress a serious or catastrophic injury puts on a Claimant and their dependants, a claim helps them to prioritise recovery and rehabilitation. Quittance's network of law firms have aided people collect compensation for a wide range of severe conditions and injuries. Injuries and illnesses referred to as serious and catastrophic include bowel cancer, brain tumours and serious psychiatric harm.
Medical and clinical negligence in Pickering
Medical negligence (which is more correctly called 'Clinical Negligence') is the term for when an illness or injury is suffered by a person a failing by a hospital or other healthcare professional. Our panel of injury lawyers covering Pickering have helped people with negligence claims made against private and NHS hospitals that include Malton Norton & District Hospital, Middlecave Road, Malton, YO17 7NG.
Road traffic accidents (RTA) in Pickering
Quittances network of proficient road traffic accident injury solicitors have vast experience in obtaining optimum compensation for people who have been injured in a car or motorbike crash in Pickering.
Solicitors can help with getting compensation for industrial injuries that range from occupational asthma to siderosis.
Accidents in the workplace
We have assisted Claimants, from plasterers to petroleum engineers, to claim injury compensation. Accident at work figures in the Ryedale local authority made available under RIDDOR by the Health and Safety Executive as follows:
|Workplace accidents in Ryedale Local Authority (RIDAGGR)||2011/12||2012/13||2013/14|
|Fire related (e.g. scars)||1||0||0|
|Exposure to harmful substance||1||0||2|
|Fall from height (ladder)||11||5||10|
|Animal related (e.g. riding accident)||9||3||4|
|Slip, trip or fall (not from height)||32||23||22|
|Hit by vehicle||1||1||3|
|Hit by object||13||9||5|
|Trapped underneath something||0||1||0|
Slip, trip and fall accidents
Officially reported data underscore the fact that employee slips, trips and falls are the most frequent accident at work in Yorkshire and the UK in 2015. They are often the cause of accidents recorded in a different category e.g. being hit by hand tools in use, when supporting another person or a drowning accident. Public liability compensation claims for injuries such as facial scarring experienced on pavement cracks are also quite common with pavement trips having happened on Main Street.
How No Win, No Fee injury lawyers take care of Pickering claims
No Win, No Fee agreements, also known as CFAs guard injured Claimants from the need to pay legal fees if they do not win their case.
A success fee can be charged by injury lawyers who work under a No Win, No Fee agreement (also called a Conditional Fee Agreement or CFA). The fee will be paid out of the compensation settlement and is usually 25 percent.
Will there be extra fees?
Quittance warrant No Win, No Fee means an injured Claimant will never have to pay your solicitor's costs should your injury claim is unsuccessful. Read more about No Win, No Fee here
Whether you are ready to start you claim now or are simply looking for more information, Quittance can help.
Find out more about claiming compensation
Before you instruct your solicitor you should arm yourself with information. Answers will help you to make the right decision for you.
Get answers to popular questions asked by injured people in our frequently asked questions section.
Ready to begin?
Phone the Quittance team on 0800 612 7456 or 0333 344 6575 to make a injury claim, or start your injury claim here.
If you would like to discuss your options with a personal injury solicitor or have anything else to ask, request a callback or call on 0800 612 7456.