Updated: Thursday, 4th August 2016
Whether you live in Radcliffe on Trent or anywhere in the UK, our expert injury lawyers can assist with your claim and we will always arrange a medical assessment at a local medical centre.
Making a claim
Personal injury claims must usually be made within 3 years of the date you were injured or learned of your injury.
People who have been diagnosed with certain injuries or illnesses like asbestosis are frequently still able to claim even if the condition developed as the result of events that happened years ago. In such cases, it is the date you are informed of your diagnosis that is important.
For the majority of injury claims, proving an injury claim has three key components. It needs to be shown that:
- a duty of care was owed
- that the duty was breached
- the breach was the cause of the injury or illness
Making your claim as soon as possible will allow the lawyer to gather evidence and witness statements.
How to choose the right personal injury lawyer
Choosing the most suitable PI lawyer for your case is your most important step towards getting the highest compensation settlement.
With some over 100 offices within 25 miles of Radcliffe On Trent - how do you ensure you instruct the best one to instruct?
Check Radcliffe On Trent personal injury solicitor reviews
Levels of service provided by lawyers, as with any professional service, vary considerably.
Online personal injury solicitor reviews can be instructive when considering which lawyer to go with.
Solicitors working on a No Win, No Fee basis generally charge a success fee and for ATE insurance. Deductions from a Claimant's compensation for serious hand injuries, for example, ranges from £23,430 to £50,050 (based on 2015 market data).
Do I need to go with a local lawyer ?
The whereabouts of the lawyers office is not especially important as cases are usually handled by phone, post and email.
It is however necessary to choose a law firm that provides medical facilities near Radcliffe On Trent as Claimants will need to attend a medical examination.
Read about - Do Quittance offer medical home visits?
What kinds of compensation claims do you handle in Radcliffe on Trent?
It is possible to claim compensation for a range of injury and illness across Radcliffe on Trent. Quittance have assisted with injuries and illness including:
Litigators can help with securing compensation for industrial illnesses including anything from industrial deafness to vibration white finger.
Slips and trips
Health and Saftey Executive (HSE) statistics emphasise the fact that employee slips and trips are, by a considerable degree, the most prevalent cause of accidents leading to injury at work in Nottinghamshire. Slips, trips and falls are typically lead to injuries categorised as something else such as being struck by a moving object or a harmful substance accident. Public liability litigation for injuries such as fractured wrists experienced on obstructed walkways are also quite prevalent with falls having happened on Radcliffe on Trent and on Main Rd.
Radcliffe on Trent specialists for serious injury claims
The effect of a serious injury is acknowledged by solicitors and insurers when they are determining injury compensation. Damages should lessen the financial load and reduce stress so a Claimant and their dependants so they can prioritise recovery.
Quittance's panel of law firms have helped people collect compensation for numerous catastrophic injuries and chronic conditions. Injuries categorised as serious and catastrophic include asbestos-related disease, brain tumours and deep vein thrombosis.
We have assisted people hurt in an accident, from construction workers to pension scheme managers, to get the compensation they deserve. Injury and illness data in the Rushcliffe local authority reported under RIDDOR regulations by the HSE excerpted below:
|Work accidents in Rushcliffe Local Authority (HSE)||2011/12||2012/13||2013/14|
|Electric shock injury||0||0||1|
|Machinery related injury||4||2||0|
|Fire related (e.g. burns)||0||0||1|
|Harmful substance exposure (e.g. PAH)||1||0||0|
|Fall from height||7||7||5|
|Animal related (e.g. livestock)||3||1||3|
|Slip, trip, fall same level||31||22||26|
|Struck by moving vehicle||5||1||3|
|Hit by falling object||5||9||10|
Clinical and medical negligence in Radcliffe On Trent
Medical negligence, which is correctly referred to as 'Clinical Negligence', is where there has been a breach of duty on the part of a medical provider, National Health Service or private. Quittance's panel of injury lawyers covering Nottinghamshire and Radcliffe On Trent have been instructed on legal cases filed against hospitals that include Lings Bar Hospital, Beckside, NG2 6PR.
Road traffic compensation claims
Road traffic accidents involving cars, mororbikes and all other vehicles in Radcliffe On Trent are relatively frequent with statistics showing 28 fatal accidents, 317 serious accidents and 2116 slight accidents in 2013 in Newark and Sherwood (Total events were 2461 local authority area. By 2014 accidents increased to 2,533.
Our network of proficient no win no fee solicitors are experienced in in negotiating optimum settlements for people hurt in a car or motorcycle accident in Radcliffe On Trent.
Radcliffe on Trent No Win, No Fee Injury Lawyers
No Win, No Fee agreements cover Radcliffe on Trent Claimants from an obligation to pay legal fees if the claim for compensation is not won.
Will the Claimant have to pay extra fees?
No Win, No Fee means you will face no hidden costs. With Quittance's 100% No Win, No Fee guarantee, there is no risk of being charged extra costs. Click here for more information about our No Win, No Fee.
Whether you are ready to start you claim now or are simply looking for more information, Quittance can help.
Get more information
We offer clear answers helping you determine whether to proceed.
If you would like to know more before calling, try our FAQ section.
Start a personal injury claim
When you are ready to get underway, you can start a injury claim by calling 0800 612 7456 or using our online contact form here.
If you need a specific question answered or would like to discuss your options with a lawyer, call Quittance on 0800 612 7456 or request a callback at a time that is convenient for you.