Whether you live in Radlett or anywhere in the country, our expert injury lawyers can help with your claim and we will arrange a medical report at a medical centre near you.
Have I got a personal injury claim?
Updated: September 10, 2016
If you were injured in an accident in the last 3 years and another person was responsible, our expert solicitors can assist you with an injury claim.
Claims should usually be made within a 3-year window.
People who have been diagnosed with certain injuries or illnesses such as RSI are frequently still able to claim even where the cause of the illness occurred years ago. The date of knowledge, or diagnosis is what is important in such circumstances.
In order to successfully win an injury claim, your lawyer must demonstrate that the Defendant owed you a duty of care, that this duty of care was breached by the Defendant, and the breach was the cause of your injury.
Your lawyer will explain how your claim will relate to these issues.
How much compensation could I get?
How much compensation you are likely to be awarded is based on a number of factors. Our online claim calculator gives you an estimate of the level of compensation you are due.
Work accident claims in Radlett
Quittance has helped contractors, self employed or employed Claimants, from carpenters to primary school teachers, to claim maximum compensation for their injuries. Accident data in the Hertsmere local authority reported under the Reporting of Injuries, Diseases and Dangerous Occurrences Regulations by the HSE:
|Workplace accidents in Hertsmere Local Authority (RIDAGGR)||2011/12||2012/13||2013/14|
|Machinery related injury||6||4||3|
|Harmful substance exposure (e.g. MTBE related illnesses)||3||2||3|
|Fall from height (ladder)||13||6||10|
|Animal related (e.g. livestock)||2||1||1|
|Slip, trip or fall (not from height)||50||40||28|
|Struck by moving vehicle||1||3||4|
|Hit by falling object||11||10||6|
|Trapped by something collapsing||0||1||1|
Further information: Work injury compensation claims
Road traffic accident claims in Radlett
Road traffic accidents involving cars, motorbikes and all other vehicles in Radlett are relatively frequent with 27 fatal accidents, 358 serious accidents and 2754 slight accidents in 2013 in Hertfordshire (Total events were 3139 local authority district. By 2014 accidents increased to 3,690.
Quittance's panel of expert lawyers have vast experience in fighting for the highest compensation for anyone who has sustained an injury in a car accident in Radlett.
Further information: Road accident claims
Medical and clinical negligence in Radlett
Medical negligence (clinical negligence) is the term for when a person is injured as the result of the carelessness of a doctor, nurse or other health worker. Our specialist panel of injury lawyers can help you claim compensation from the hospital or clinic responsible for the injury.
You can raise a formal complaint if you are only looking for the hospital to explain what happened rather than a compensation award. You can write to Lister Hospital, Coreys Mill Lane, Stevenage, Hertfordshire, for example, to go through the NHS complaints procedure against East and North Hertfordshire NHS Trust.
Further information: Medical negligence compensation
Litigators can help Claimants with securing compensation for diverse industrial illnesses that include anything from noise induced hearing loss to Vibration White Finger.
Further information: Industrial disease compensation
Slip and trip accidents
Health and Saftey Executive (HSE) data underline the fact that employee slips, trips and falls are the most frequent cause of accidents leading to injury in the Hertfordshire workplace. These types of accident are typically connected to accidents recorded in a different category such as being hit by another person, a fall from height or an electrical discharge accident. Public place litigation for injuries such as sprained wrists experienced on obstructed walkways are also quite prevalent with falls having happened in the area.
The Courts recognise that a serious injury has a major effect on an injured Claimant and their dependants. By reducing the pressure a serious or catastrophic injury imposes on an injured Claimant and their family, a successful claim allows individuals to prioritise rehabilitation.
Quittance's network of solicitors for many years have aided families affected by serious accidents.
Further information: Serious injury compensation
Radlett No Win, No Fee Solicitors
No win, no fee' means that you will not have to pay any legal fees whatsoever if your claim is not successful. Quittance's national network of solicitors cover Radlett and work on a guaranteed no win, no fee basis.
Read more about No win, no fee compensation claims.
Meet the team
The national panel of Quittance solicitors carry out the legal work for all types of claim in Radlett, from more minor injury cases to serious motorcycle injury claims. Chosen for their success rate in winning claims, Quittance's panel solicitors have years of experience handling claims on behalf of injured claimants.
Meet the team - click here.
Has Quittance won many injury claims in Radlett?
We are a nationwide network of expert solicitors that assists people in Radlett, Hertfordshire and across the UK, get the best possible compensation settlement.
Our solicitors have helped 100's of claimants across Hertfordshire get compensation for a range of accidents and injuries, from injuries sustained at work to car accidents.
Medical centres in every town in the UK, convenient home appointments (if required) and an expert team, mean that making an injury claim is as clear and straightforward as possible.
Can I get 100% No Win, No Fee?
If your claim is not successful, our No Win, No Fee policy covers 100% of your legal fees. This means you will never be out of pocket.
How to select the best personal injury solicitor
Compensation for a personal injury claim can take months, and even years in severe injuries, to be agreed. All solicitors are regulated by the SRA, however service levels can vary.
Given the impact your solicitor can have on your life, both during and after your recovery, finding a solicitor that meets your needs is an important first step.
Check Radlett solicitor reviews
The quality of legal advice offered by solicitors can differ.
Researching online reviews can certainly be a good place to start when attempting to decide which lawyer to select.
Read more Personal injury lawyer reviews
Do I need to instruct a local lawyer ?
The location of the lawyers office is not important as cases now tend to be conducted by phone and email.
It is however necessary to choose a solicitors practice that offers national medical coverage as Claimants will usually have to attend a medical assessment.
The contrast in the level of success fees between different solicitors working on Conditional Fee Agreements is considerable.
For example the amount of financial compensation retained by a Claimant who was awarded ?7,925 for serious hand injuries with full or close to full recovery could vary from ?4,755 to ?6,736.
More information How to compare injury solicitors quotes
Rakhi Chauhan secures £80,000 following a road collision with a lorry
The victim was forced off the road when a lorry driver fell asleep at the wheel.
Kevin Walker obtains £80,000 for a construction worker's catastrophic hand injury
The worker also recieved trauma-specialist physiotherapy, welfare advice and state-of-the-art prostheses.