Updated: Wednesday, 10th August 2016
Whether you are based in Romsey or anywhere in the country, our experienced personal injury solicitors can help with your claim and we will arrange a medical report at a centre near you .
Making a claim
Claims for compensation must, in the majority of cases, be made within 3 years of the injury.
Whether a claim is being made for a road accident in Romsey or work-related illness, there are three main elements to a successful personal injury claim. It needs to be demonstrated that the person or company causing the injury owed you a duty of care, that this duty of care was breached, and this breach caused your illness or injury.
Answers to your legal questions and invaluable guidance will be provided by a short, free consultation with an expert Romsey solicitor.
How do you find the best no win no fee personal injury lawyer?
Selecting a suitable legal team for your legal matter is a critical step towards securing the best compensation award for your injuries.
With approximately 100 offices within 25 miles of Romsey (according to the 2015 SRA database) - what is the best way to make sure you select the ideal firm for your case?
Injury lawyer reviews in Romsey - Tips for comparing firms
Different lawyers adopt many different approaches, from strictly professional to sympathetic. Before you call, checking injury lawyer reviews should give you a idea of the range of service levels.
The disparity in the level of fees between different firms is a material consideration for Claimants.
For example the amount of financial compensation retained by an injured person who was awarded £36,773 for serious hand injuries might vary from £22,064 to £31,257.
Do I need a local lawyer ?
The location of the lawyers office is not so important as cases are usually managed without the need to meet the solicitor.
However, you should instruct a firm with medical facilities near Romsey as you will usually have to attend a medical exam.
Compensation cases Quittance handles in Romsey and Hampshire
Compensation can be claimed for a range of injuries in Romsey. We can help with injuries including:
We recognise the critical change a compensation claim will make to seriously injured Claimants. Quittance's panel of expert lawyers work to get compensation for serious and catastrophic injuries, which includes claiming for long-term medical treatment and care costs.
Quittance's network of expert solicitors for many years have helped families affected by serious accidents and injuries. Injury and illness held by the Courts to be serious and catastrophic include brain injuries, major surgical negligence and lung disease.
Slip and trip injuries
Health and Saftey Executive (HSE) statistics indicate that slips and trips are the single most common cause of accidents leading to injury at work in Hampshire and the UK as a whole. They are typically related to accidents attributed to other causes such as being hit by an object falling from a vehicle, being trapped by something collapsing or a drowning accident. Public place (Test Valley local authority) cases for injuries like bruised backs happening on potholes are also quite prevalent with recent pavement trips having occurred on Botley Rd.
Road traffic claims
Our panel of proficient solicitors have a wealth of experience in fighting for optimum settlements for anyone who has sustained an injury in a car or motorbike accident in Romsey.
Accidents involving all vehicles in Romsey are not uncommon. Gov. uk statistics show a total of 3661 accidents (2955 slight accidents, 660 serious accidents and 46 fatal accidents) in 2013 in Hampshire council area. In 2014 total accidents had increased to 3,743. Incidents in Romsey in 2013 included traffic collisions on the single carriageway of the A27 and A3090 junction and on the single carriageway of the A3057 and A27 roundabout.
Quittance has handled claims for people, from metal workers to production managers, to claim compensation from their employer. Injury and illness statistics for the Test Valley local authority are detailed under RIDDOR by the Health and Safety Executive and set out below:
|Workplace accidents in Test Valley Local Authority (HSE)||2011/12||2012/13||2013/14|
|Electric shock injury||2||0||0|
|Exposed to fire||1||0||1|
|Harmful substance exposure (e.g. perchlorate)||5||4||3|
|Fall from height||23||17||14|
|Animal related (e.g. riding accident)||3||2||7|
|Lifting and carrying||65||48||37|
|Slip, trip or fall (not from height)||71||48||42|
|Struck by moving vehicle||7||5||8|
|Struck by object||27||17||25|
|Trapped under falling object||1||1||0|
Clinical negligence in Romsey
Medical negligence (which is more properly known as 'clinical negligence') is the legal term a breach of the duty of care by a healthcare provider. An example might be a cosmetic surgery claim. Quittance's panel of solicitors covering Hampshire and Romsey have worked on claims brought against healthcare providers that include Romsey Hospital, Winchester Hill, Romsey, SO51 7ZA.
Injury solicitors can assist with claiming work related compensation for industrial illnesses that include anything from occupational asthma to siderosis.
How No Win, No Fee solicitors take care of Romsey claims
No Win, No Fee agreements, also known as CFAs or Conditional Fee Agreements secure Claimants from the need to pay their solicitor's fees if they do not succeed in their claim.
Our 100% No Win, No Fee guarantee
Some solicitors may impose additional fees if they lose your case. With Quittance, 100% No Win, No Fee protection is guaranteed, with no catches whatsoever. Read more about our No Win, No Fee here
What happens next?
Whether you are ready to start you claim now or are simply looking for more information, Quittance can help.
Get answers to your questions
Before you choose to instruct a solicitor you should arm yourself with as much information about making a claim as you think is necessary. The right answers can help you to make the best choice for you.
If you have more questions before picking up the phone, see our FAQ section.
How to get your claim for compensation started
When you have decided to get underway, you can start a claim by phoning 0800 612 7456 or 0333 344 6575 or with our online contact form here.
Our team of experts are here to help. Would you like to know more? You can request a no-obligation callback or call us on 0800 612 7456.