Updated: Sunday, 31st July 2016
If you live in Princes Risborough or anywhere in the UK, Quittance can can help with your claim and we will arrange a medical report at a medical centre near your home.
Making an injury claim
Extensive legislation is in place to give support to individuals considering a claim, and our panel of specialist solicitors have many years of experience giving advice to their clients regarding the likelihood of success.
Claimants who have been diagnosed with certain injuries or illnesses like RSI are frequently still able to claim even if the illness was triggered by events some years ago. In these circumstances, it is the date that you learn of your diagnosis that is important.
In most cases, proving a claim will involve three issues. It must be demonstrated that:
- the person or company causing the injury owed you a duty of care
- the duty of care was breached
- this breach caused your illness or injury
Starting your claim as soon as possible will enable evidence and witness statements to be gathered in support of your claim by your solicitor.
How do you choose the best no win no fee personal injury solicitor?
Identifying the best personal injury solicitor to act for you is an important step towards receiving the best compensation award for your injuries.
With approximately 100 offices within a 25 radius of Princes Risborough (according the Solicitors Regulation Authority 2015) - how do you ensure you select the most appropriate solicitors' practice for your specific circumstances?
Check Princes Risborough personal injury solicitor reviews
The quality of advice offered by injury lawyers, as with any professional service, can vary to a large extent.
Reading reviews can be informative if you are contemplating which solicitor to act for you.
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Do I need to instruct a local lawyer ?
The whereabouts of the law firm is less relevant as injury cases are handled remotely.
However, you should instruct a solicitors practice that has medical facilities near Princes Risborough as Claimants will almost always be expected to go to a medical assessment.
The disparity in the level of success fees and insurance premiums between different lawyers is enormous.
As an example the amount of compensation retained by a successful Claimant having been awarded £27,202 for severe shoulder injuries can vary from £16,321 to £23,122.
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What kinds of cases do you conduct in Princes Risborough and Buckinghamshire?
Our panel of lawyers have guided clients in Princes Risborough and throughout Buckinghamshire whose circumstances ranged and led to serious injuries. Examples of injuries and medical conditions sustained in Princes Risborough include:
Road traffic accidents (RTA) in Princes Risborough
Quittances group of professional no win, no fee solicitors have vast experience in getting optimum settlements for people injured in a car or motorbike crash in Princes Risborough.
Accidents involving cars, mororbikes and all other vehicles in Princes Risborough are relatively commonplace. Gov. uk statistics show 22 fatal accidents, 199 serious accidents and 1263 slight accidents in 2013 in Buckinghamshire (Total events were 1484 local authority area. In 2014 total accidents had increased to 1,527.
Serious injury solicitors handling compensation in Princes Risborough
We recognise the change compensation makes to the lives of people impacted by severe injury. A claim will ease the financial load on an injured Claimant and their dependants so they can prioritise recovery. Quittance's network of solicitor firms engage with insurance companies, the legal system and doctors and health professionals, helping to ensure families affected by major accidents receive legal and medical support.
Injury lawyers can help with securing compensation for a multitude of industrial illnesses including anything from mesolthelioma to organophosphate exposure.
Slip, trip and fall injuries
Officially recorded statistics underline the fact that employee slips and trips are the most common cause of injury at work in Buckinghamshire. They are frequently related to accidents classified under another heading e.g. being hit by an object falling from a machine or a toxic substance accident. Public place claims for injuries such as broken wrists sustained on poorly maintained roads are also quite prevalent with recent street falls having occurred on High St and on Great Hampden.
Accidents at work
Quittance has assisted people injured in an accident, from hotel workers to patent attorneys, to seek financial compensation. Accident data in the Wycombe local authority made available under reporting legislation by the Health and Safety Executive and set out below:
|RIDAGGR reported work accidents in Wycombe Local Authority||2011/12||2012/13||2013/14|
|Fire related (e.g. burns)||0||0||1|
|Harmful substance exposure (e.g. exposure to Teflon fumes)||5||5||4|
|Fall from height (ladder)||16||15||11|
|Injured by an animal||1||0||5|
|Lifting and handling injuries||52||36||24|
|Slip, trip or fall (not from height)||75||53||40|
|Struck by moving vehicle||3||2||2|
|Struck by object||12||8||17|
|Trapped by something collapsing||1||1||0|
Medical negligence in Princes Risborough
Medical negligence (more precisely referred to as 'clinical negligence') is where there has been a breach in the duty of care on the part of a medical professional. Quittance's expert panel of lawyers covering Buckinghamshire and Princes Risborough have helped with compensation claims brought against infirmaries and hospitals including Stoke Mandeville Hospital, Mandeville Road, Aylesbury, Buckinghamshire, HP21 8AL.
How No Win, No Fee personal injury solicitors take care of claims in Princes Risborough
No Win, No Fee agreements, also known as CFAs or Conditional Fee Agreements preserve injured Claimants from an obligation to pay solicitors' fees if their case is not successful.
A 'success fee' is levied by lawyers serving Princes Risborough that work under a No Win, No Fee agreement. The success fee is taken out of the compensation award and is in most cases 25%.
Do you need to pay any fees?
Quittance promise No Win, No Fee means the injured party will never have to pay any of the lawyer's fees should you do not win your claim. Read more about Quittance's No Win, No Fee
What to do next
Whether you are ready to start you claim now or are simply looking for more information, Quittance can help.
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You can begin the personal injury claim online here or call us on 0800 612 7456 (0333 344 6575 from mobiles) to talk to a member of our team.
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