Updated: Sunday, 11th September 2016
Whether you live in Rugby or anywhere in the country, our experienced personal injury solicitors will assist with your claim and we will always set up a medical assessment at a centre near you .
Making a claim
Injury claims must be made within three years in the majority of cases.
Considerable legislation exists to support people seeking compensation, and our panel of personal injury solicitors have years of experience giving advice to clients regarding the likelihood of success.
To win a personal injury case, your lawyer must demonstrate that the Defendant owed you a duty of care, that the Defendant breached that duty, and that your injury or illness was caused by that breach.
Your solicitor should look at how your claim will relate to each of the points.
How do you select the best no win no fee personal injury lawyer?
In many cases a personal injury claim will take some months to reach a conclusion. For cases of serious injury, claims may run for one or two years. The SRA are responsible for regulating legal advice given by solicitors, but they do not regulate many issues that matter to people considering an injury claim, such as quality of service or speed of communication.
Given the impact your solicitor can have on your experience of making a claim, choosing a lawyer that matches your needs is a crucial first step.
Personal injury solicitor reviews in Rugby - Tips for comparing firms
Different lawyers adopt many different approaches, from formal and traditional to sympathetic. Reviews for personal injury law firms are a useful when contrasting the approach and service levels offered by different firms.
Will you need a local legal firm ?
Choosing a nearby solicitor is not relevant as cases are normally run by phone and email.
It is however necessary to go with a law firm that provides a national network as Claimants will usually be expected to attend a medical examination.
More details : Do you have a medical centre near me?
Compensation is limited to costs you have had to bear as a result of the injury and by guidelines set out by the Judicial College. Experience can also have an impact on the amount of compensation your solicitor will be able to negotiate. Get more information about how much you can claim.
You should be aware that the amount of compensation you get to keep can vary considerably from firm to firm (2015 research). No Win, No Fee solicitors will expect you to pay a success fee and an ATE insurance premium. For minor eye injuries, for example, the compensation you actually keep could vary from £3,190 to £7,040 depending on the fees charged by your lawyer.
Legal cases Quittance conducts in Rugby and Warwickshire
Quittance's network of lawyers have helped Claimants receive compensation for a broad range of injuries.
Clinical and medical negligence in Rugby
Medical negligence - which is now more properly called 'Clinical Negligence' - is when there has been a failing on the part of a healthcare professional. Quittance's panel of personal injury solicitors covering Rugby have been instructed on clinical negligence legal action brought against hospitals including Hospital Of St Cross, Barby Rd, Rugby, CV22 5PX.
Personal injury solicitors can help Claimants with getting compensation for diverse industrial illnesses including anything from radiation exposure to toluene exposure.
Quittance has helped Claimants, from carpenters to production managers, to claim maximum compensation. Accident at work information in the Rugby local authority made available in accordance with legislation by the Health and Safety Executive and set out below:
|Workplace accidents in Rugby Local Authority (HSE)||2011/12||2012/13||2013/14|
|Electric shock injury||0||1||0|
|Harmful substance exposure (e.g. food poisoning)||7||0||2|
|Fall from height (scaffolding)||14||5||18|
|Lifting and handling injuries||49||19||34|
|Slip, trip, fall same level||47||38||40|
|Struck by moving vehicle||1||6||3|
|Struck by object||19||15||12|
|Trapped by something collapsing||1||0||0|
Slip, trip and fall injuries
Officially reported figures stress the fact that slips, trips and falls are by far the most prevalent cause of injury in the Warwickshire workplace. These types of accident are typically forerunner to injuries categorised as something else like being hit by an object falling from a ladder or a toxic substance accident. Public place compensation claims for injuries such as broken wrists sustained on obstructed pathways are also quite prevalent with slips having occurred on Bridget St.
Rugby experts for serious injury compensation
The long-term effect serious injury has will be acknowledged by insurers and the Courts when they are working out injury compensation. By reducing the pressure catastrophic and serious injury places on an injured person, injury compensation allows people to focus on rehabilitation. Quittance's panel of specialist lawyers engage with insurers, the legal system and medical experts to make sure Claimants affected by serious accidents receive medical and financial support. Injuries and medical conditions considered to be serious include lead poisoning and serious psychiatric harm.
Road traffic accidents (RTA) in Rugby
Our network of proficient no win no fee injury lawyers have a wealth of experience in obtaining the highest damages for people who have been hurt in a car or motorcycle crash in Rugby.
Accidents involving vehicles in Rugby are common. Statistics from accidents reported to the police show 23 fatal accidents, 265 serious accidents and 1656 slight accidents in 2013 in Warwick (Total events were 1944 local authority. In 2014 total accidents had increased to 2,261. Accidents in the Rugby region in 2013 included collisions on the single carriageway of the A426 and A428 junction and on the single carriageway of the A4071 and A428 crossroads.
Rugby No Win, No Fee Specialist Solicitors
In the event that you lose your claim, a No Win, No Fee agreement (or CFA) between you and your lawyer confirms that the lawyer's legal costs will not be charged. Were you to succeed in the compensation claim, the legal fees must be paid by the losing side (or their insurer).
Can Claimants get 100% No Win, No Fee
Quittance ensure that No Win, No Fee means the injured party do not have to pay the lawyer's costs in the event that you do not win the injury claim.
Read more about Quittance's 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
Quittance give clear information to help you determine whether to go ahead.
Get more information without needing to call a law firm. See more frequently asked questions here.
Get started today
Phone an injury lawyer on 0800 612 7456 (or 0333 344 6575 from a mobile) to get the compensation claim underway, alternatively you can begin your compensation claim here.
If you have anything else to ask or would like to discuss your options with a lawyer first, call 0800 612 7456 or request a callback at a time that suits you.