Updated: Wednesday, 10th August 2016
Whether you live in Polesworth or anywhere in the country, our expert lawyers will handle your claim and we will set up a medical at a medical centre near your home.
Making an injury claim
Claims must, in most cases, be made within 3 years of the injury.
Claimants who have been diagnosed with certain injuries or illnesses such as industrial deafness are frequently still able to claim even where the cause of the illness occurred years ago. In these circumstances, it is the date of diagnosis that is important.
In order to win a Polesworth personal injury case, your solicitor must prove:
- The Defendant owed you a duty of care
- The Defendant breached that duty
- Your injury or illness was caused by that breach
How do you choose the best no win no fee personal injury lawyer to handle your claim?
Choosing the best law firm to help you is a key step towards securing the best compensation settlement for your illness or injuries.
With over 100 solicitors offices within 25 miles of Polesworth (according to the Solicitors Regulation Authority website) - what is the best way to ensure you instruct the best legal practice for your needs?
Do I need to instruct a local solicitor ?
The whereabouts of the solicitor is not especially relevant as injury cases are run by phone, post and email.
You will need to instruct a firm that has medical facilities near you as Claimants will almost always have to attend a medical examination.
Read about : Do Quittance offer medical home visits?
The difference in the amount of success fees and ATE premiums between different law firms working on Conditional Fee Agreements is considerable.
For example the amount retained by an injured person who was awarded £8,666 for a fractured index finger could vary from £5,200 to £7,366.
Additional reading How to compare injury solicitors quotes
Polesworth personal injury solicitor reviews
The quality of advice provided by injury lawyers, as with any service, can vary to a large extent.
Researching reviews can certainly be revealing if you are weighing up which lawyer to select.
Compensation cases we handle in Polesworth and Warwickshire
Quittance's panel of solicitors assist individuals in Polesworth whose accident circumstances resulted in serious injury.
Accidents at work
We have handled claims for injured Claimants, from nurses to political party agents, to claim maximum compensation for their injuries. Accident at work figures in the Polesworth local authority are published under RIDDOR legislation by the Government:
|RIDAGGR reported work accidents in North Warwickshire Local Authority||2011/12||2012/13||2013/14|
|Exposed to explosion||0||0||2|
|Exposed to fire||0||1||0|
|Harmful substance exposure (e.g. benzene)||5||3||2|
|Fall from height (ladder)||19||10||15|
|Injured by an animal||0||1||1|
|Slip, trip, fall same level||68||75||56|
|Struck by moving vehicle||17||15||19|
|Hit by falling object||49||37||46|
|Trapped underneath something||1||2||1|
Slips, trips and falls
Health and Safety data show that slips, trips and falls are by far the most prevalent cause of accidents leading to injury at work in Warwickshire in 2015. These types of accident are frequently the precursor to injuries categorised as something else for instance being hit by an object falling from a machine or an animal related accident. Public place cases for injuries like bruised legs sustained on poorly maintained roads are also quite common with recent street trips having occurred on Tamworth Road and on Piccadilly.
Clinical negligence in Polesworth
Medical negligence - more accurately called 'Clinical Negligence' - is the term for when an injury or illness is connected to a breach of the duty of care by a hospital or other healthcare provider. An example might be a dental negligence compensation claim. Quittance's panel of lawyers covering Warwickshire and Polesworth have helped people with clinical negligence claims filed against hospitals including Sir Robert Peel Hospital, Plantation Lane, Mile Oak, Tamworth, B78 3NG.
Road traffic compensation claims
Quittances panel of expert road traffic accident (RTA) legal advisors have vast experience in getting the highest general and special damages for Claimants who have sustained an injury in a car accident in Polesworth.
Road accidents involving all vehicles in Polesworth are relatively frequent. Official statistics reveal 23 fatal accidents, 265 serious accidents and 1656 slight accidents in 2013 in Warwick (Total events were 1944 council area. By 2014 accidents increased to 2,261.
Serious injury experts in Polesworth
The long-term impact of serious injury will be recognised by Courts when calculating injury compensation.
By limiting the financial pressure a serious or catastrophic injury places on an injured person and their dependants, compensation enables individuals to focus on recovery and rehabilitation.
Quittance's network of solicitors correspond with medical practitioners and the legal system, helping to ensure people impacted by severe accidents receive medical and financial support.
Lawyers can help with securing compensation for diverse industrial illnesses including anything from asbestos related illness to solvent exposure.
Polesworth No Win, No Fee Specialist Lawyers
No Win, No Fee agreements (or CFAs or Conditional Fee Agreements) protect Claimants from the need to pay solicitors' fees if the claim is not won.
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Whether you are ready to start you claim now or are simply looking for more information, Quittance can help.
Before you choose your lawyer you should arm yourself with as much information about the process as you feel you need. The right answers can help you to make the right decision for your future.
Find answers to popular questions in our frequently asked questions section.
Ready to begin your injury claim?
Once you are ready to get underway, you can start a compensation claim by phoning 0800 612 7456 or using the contact form.
Quittance's specialist team are ready to help. Need more information? You can request a no-obligation callback or phone us on 0800 612 7456.