Why choose Quittance for your personal injury claim?

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If you have been injured and you think it is someone else's fault, you could make a claim for financial compensation.

What caused your injury?

Starting a personal injury claim is not complicated, but the process will differ depending on how and where you were injured.

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Do I qualify for personal injury compensation?

It should be possible to make a compensation claim if you were injured or made ill:

  • within the last three years, and;
  • another person was at least partly to blame, and;
  • that person owed you a duty of care.

To get a clearer idea if you can make a claim, you can check your claim online, or for a more definitive answer, speak to an injury claims advisor on 0800 376 1001.

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, including the context of your injury, whether the defendant is uninsured or whether there is sufficient evidence to support your claim.

Why not speak to a legally trained expert now on 0800 376 1001 to find out if you have a claim. Alternatively, find out if you have a claim with our Claim Checker.

Can I claim compensation on behalf of a child?

If you are the parent or guardian of an injured child, you can start a claim on their behalf.

Anyone who was injured either during their birth or as a child can start a claim themselves once they turn 18 years old.

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Child injury compensation claims

How much compensation can I claim for an injury?

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.

General 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

Special damages are for financial losses and expenses you have incurred as a result of the accident.

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A complete list of recoverable losses in an injury claim

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.

Redhill road accident claims

Car, HGV, cycle and motorcycle accidents in Redhill are reasonably common. Government data indicates there were 3170 road accidents in Surrey in 2021; 2496 slight accidents, 648 accidents and 26 fatalities. Incidents in the Redhill region in 2013 included road traffic collisions on the A23 and A25 roundabout and on the single carriageway of the A242 and A23 junction.

If you've been injured in a road traffic accident in Redhill, or anywhere else in the UK, we understand the pain and suffering you may be going through. If your injuries were caused by another driver, cyclist, pedestrian or any other road user, you may be entitled to claim no win, no fee compensation.

whether you were hurt in a car crash, or sustained an injury in a cycling accident, we can help. Our useful guide sets out what you need to do to claim road accident compensation.

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Claim road accident compensation

Work accident claims in Redhill

In Surrey, there were 132 non-fatal work accidents and 0.34 fatalities in 2021 (per 100,000 workers).

If you have suffered an injury because of your employer's actions, you may be legally entitled to make a claim.

Whether you were injured while working as a builder or a fitness trainer, our guide to work accident claims covers everything you need to know about making a successful compensation claim.

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Work accident compensation claims

How common are Redhill work accidents?

Work accidents in Surrey (HSE)Reported Injuries
Not Known10%
Electrocution1%
Machinery related1%
Exposed to fire0%
Harmful substance exposure (e.g. MTBE related illnesses)2%
Fall from height7%
Animal related1%
Manual handling22%
Physical attack8%
Slip or trip31%
Struck against4%
Struck by moving vehicle0%
Struck by object12%
Crushed by something collapsing1%

Clinical negligence claims in Redhill

When a person suffers injury or illness as the result of a registrar, nurse or other health worker's carelessness, it may be possible to make a medical negligence claim. We can help you make a claim against any of the clinics and NHS trusts covering Redhill.

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Clinical negligence compensation claims

Public place injury claims in Redhill

Claims for injuries that occur on property or land owned by somebody else are called occupiers' liability claims.

Whether you were injured at an airport or on a footpath, you may be able to claim financial compensation.

If you have been injured in an accident in public, we can help you make a public place accident claim for financial compensation.

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Public place accident claims

Serious injury compensation claims

A serious or catastrophic injury is when the injury results in, long-term medical problems, lengthy or ongoing medical treatments, permanent disability or reduced life-expectancy. Serious injuries typically include serious burns, complex fractures and head trauma, but could also include other injuries such as eye injuries, bowel cancer and serious pharmaceutical error.

We understand how vital catastrophic injury compensation can be, helping you to focus on your recovery and rehabilitation. A claim will help to ease the financial burden, stress and uncertainty following a serious accident.

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Serious and catastrophic injury compensation

Do I need to visit a solicitor's office?

There is no need to visit your solicitor's office in person if you are thinking about making a claim.

You can begin with a free phone consultation with a legally-trained advisor. Your advisor will set out your options for compensation, and there is no obligation to proceed.

Once you do start your claim, a specialist solicitor will take you through each step. Your lawyer will be with you throughout the process, from your initial questions to the day you recieve your compensation.

No win, no fee injury compensation claims

With no win, no fee, you can claim injury compensation without financial risk. If your claim isn't successful, you pay nothing. If you win, you only pay a pre-agreed percentage of your compensation.

Find out more about how no win, no fee claims work

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 Redhill and cross the UK.

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If you have any questions, or would like to start a No Win No Fee claim, we are open:

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  • 9am to 6pm on Saturday
  • 9.30am to 5pm on Sunday

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FAQs

Has Quittance helped many claimants in Redhill?

Whether you live in Redhill, Surrey or elsewhere, we can help you to make no win, no fee injury claim.

Whether your injury occurred in a car or motorbike accident, due to a manager's negligence or in a public place our team will make sure your claim is handled by a specialist injury solicitor.

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.

Redhill injury solicitor reviews

Although the Solicitors Regulation Authority regulates professional standards for solicitors in England and Wales, the actual quality of service varies widely.

Online reviews will make it easier to choose the best solicitor for your needs.

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Personal injury lawyer reviews

Can I claim for someone else?

Yes. It is possible to claim compensation on behalf of another person, in the capacity of a 'litigation friend'.

If, for example, 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 for them.

The litigation friend will be responsible for communicating with the personal injury solicitors, and for making decisions in respect of the claim.

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Read more about claiming on behalf of another person.

Can I claim if I was partly to blame?

Even if you feel you were partly responsible for your accident, you may still be able to claim compensation.

You may also still be able to claim if something you did (or failed to do) meant your injuries were more serious than they might have otherwise been (e.g. you were knocked off your bike, but you weren't wearing a helmet).

If you were partly to blame, this is known as contributory negligence. Successful claims are often made on the basis of contributory negligence, although compensation may be reduced.

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Claiming compensation if you were partly responsible for an accident.

How long will my claim take?

The time needed to resolve a compensation claim and pay out compensation can vary considerably.

For example, straightforward car accident claims can settle in a matter of weeks, whereas complex medical negligence cases can sometimes 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.

This table sets out approximately how long personal injury claims take to settle:

Personal injury claim type

Estimated claim duration*

Road accident claims

4 to 9 months

Work accident claims

6 to 9 months

Medical negligence claims

12 to 36 months

Industrial disease claims

12 to 18 months

Public place or occupiers’ liability claims

6 to 9 months

MIB claims (uninsured drivers)

3 to 4 months**

CICA claims (criminal assault)

12 to 18 months**

*RTA and other claims processed through the Ministry of Justice portal can settle faster.
**Official Criminal Injuries Compensation Authority (CICA)  Government agency and Motor Insurers’ Bureau (MIB) figures.

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Will I have to go to court?

The vast majority of claims that are settled by the solicitor panel are settled out of court.

Only a very small percentage (approx. 2%) of personal injury claims go to court - typically only very complex cases, or those where liability cannot be resolved.

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Will my injury claim go to court and what if it does?

Can I get an early (interim) 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 out to you before your claim is concluded. The amount you receive in interim payments would then be deducted from your final compensation settlement or award.

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Can I get interim compensation payments?

Jenny Jones, Senior litigator

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Jenny Jones, Senior litigator