Were you injured in an accident that was not your fault?
Our specialist personal injury team are here to help, so you can focus on your recovery.
If someone else was responsible for your accident or injuries, you may be able to make a claim for compensation.
We have helped injured claimants in Radcliffe on Trent, Nottinghamshire and throughout the UK get compensation for:
Am I entitled to make a personal injury claim?
You should be able to claim financial compensation for your injury if the accident (or date of injury diagnosis) happened.
- within the last three years, and;
- another person was to blame, and;
- that person owed you a duty of care.
Are there any other factors that could affect my right to claim?
Yes. In reality, a number of factors can impact whether a successful claim will be possible, such as the type of accident or whether the defendant is uninsured.
If you would like to find out if you have a claim, speak to us now on 0800 376 1001. If you prefer, you can check your claim online with our Personal Injury Claim Checker.
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 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 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
- 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:
Road accident claims in Radcliffe on Trent
If you have been injured on Radcliffe on Trent's roads, or anywhere in the UK, you may be entitled to claim compensation. An injury claim may be possible if you were injured:
- As driver or passenger
- On a motorbike or bicycle
- As a pedestrian
- On public transport
Whether you have been hurt in a car crash, or have suffered an injury in a cycling accident, this guide to road accident compensation sets out everything you need to know about starting a claim.
Work accident claims in Radcliffe on Trent
You may be eligible to make a work accident claim if you?ve been injured as a result of your employer's negligence.
Whatever the circumstances of your injury, whether you are a plasterer injured on a building site or a solicitor injured in the office, our guide to work accident claims shows you how best to make a successful compensation claim.
Radcliffe on Trent medical negligence claims
Clinical negligence is the term for when someone is injured or becomes ill as the result of the carelessness of a GP, nurse or other medical professional. Our specialist panel of injury lawyers can help you make a claim against the NHS trust or private clinic responsible.
Read more: Medical negligence compensation claim
Radcliffe on Trent public place accidents
Whether your accident happened in a park or in a shopping centre, and the owner or occupier of the property was responsible, you could 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 Radcliffe on Trent 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.
Find out more: Catastrophic injury compensation claims
Read more about Industrial disease compensation
Radcliffe on Trent 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.
Radcliffe on Trent 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 Radcliffe on Trent, Nottinghamshire 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.
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.
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 Radcliffe on Trent 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
Call us for FREE advice on 0800 376 1001, or arrange a call back from a friendly, legally-trained advisor:
- Find out
if you can claim
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to start a claim
Frequently asked questions
Have the solicitors handled many claims in Radcliffe on Trent?
Quittance is a UK-wide panel of award winning solicitors dedicated to helping people injured in Radcliffe on Trent, Nottinghamshire and across the UK, get maximum compensation for their injuries.
We have helped 100's of injured claimants across Nottinghamshire get compensation for a range of injury circumstances, including motorbike accidents and accidents in the office.
With a 90% success rate, we make the claim process as stress-free as possible. Medical centres in every town in the UK, home appointments (if required) and a team of experts only a phone call away, enables you to focus on your recovery.
Are claims run on a 100% No Win, No Fee basis?
If your claim is not successful, 100% of the solicitor's fees are covered. You don't have to pay any costs upfront, and only pay a standard success fee at the end, if you win your case.
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 are the road accident statistics in Radcliffe on Trent
Road traffic accidents involving cars, motorbikes 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 negotiating optimum settlements for people hurt in a car or motorcycle accident in Radcliffe On Trent.
Work accident statistics in Radcliffe On Trent
The most recent 2019 injury and illness data in the Rushcliffe Local Authority (2013/14) reported under RIDDOR regulations by the HSE excerpted below:
|Work accidents in Rushcliffe Local Authority (HSE)||Reported Injuries|
|Electric shock injury||1|
|Machinery related injury||0|
|Fire related (e.g. burns)||1|
|Harmful substance exposure (e.g. PAH)||0|
|Fall from height||5|
|Animal related (e.g. livestock)||3|
|Slip, trip, fall same level||26|
|Struck by moving vehicle||3|
|Hit by falling object||10|
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.
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.
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*
4 to 9 months
6 to 9 months
12 to 36 months
12 to 18 months
6 to 9 months
3 to 4 months**
12 to 18 months**
**Official Criminal Injuries Compensation Authority (CICA) Government agency and Motor Insurers’ Bureau (MIB) figures.
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.
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.
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.