Updated: Tuesday, 2nd August 2016
Whether you live in Rye or anywhere in the UK, Quittance can are able to manage your claim and we will arrange a medical at a medical centre near you.
Making an injury claim
Extensive legislation exists to provide support for injured Claimants, and Quittance's network of specialist lawyers have many years of experience giving advice to clients on the likelihood of success.
People who have been diagnosed with an illness or medical condition like hand-arm vibration syndrome are often still entitled to claim compensation even if the condition developed as the result of events that happened years ago. The date of diagnosis is what starts the three-year time limit in these cases.
To win a Rye personal injury case, it should be demonstrated 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 solicitor will look at how each of the points will relate to your injury claim.
How do you choose the best no win no fee personal injury lawyer?
Instructing a suitable legal expert to assist you is a key step towards securing the best settlement or award for your injuries.
With approximately 100 offices within a 25 radius of Rye (according to the Solicitors Regulation Authority database) - how do you make sure you select the best solicitors' practice to take on your case?
Solicitor reviews in Rye - What to look for
Different lawyers adopt many different approaches, from sympathetic to formal and traditional. Reviews for personal injury law firms are a useful when contrasting the approach and service levels offered by different firms.
Are Rye Claimants restricted to only local law firms?
You do not need to select a law firm near you.
Medical exams will usually need to be conducted locally. Quittance's national network of medical professionals will assist with this critical stage of the claims process.
Wherever your solicitor is based, they will arrange for a local medical expert to carry out the exam.
The contrast in the amount of success fees charged by firms is a material consideration for Claimants.
As an example the amount of financial compensation retained by a Claimant being awarded compensation of £28,029 for chronic asthma could conceivably vary from £16,817 to £23,825.
What kinds of compensation claims does Quittance conduct in Rye and East Sussex?
Our network of personal injury solicitors have helped clients in Rye and across East Sussex whose accidents led to serious injuries.
Road traffic claims
Quittances network of accredited no win no fee legal advisors have years of experience in securing the best settlements for Claimants injured in a car accident in Rye.
Accidents involving all vehicles in Rye are reasonably common. Government statistics reveal a total of 1792 accidents (1453 slight accidents, 322 serious accidents and 17 fatal accidents) in 2013 in East Sussex local authority area. By 2014 the total had increased to 1,969.
Personal injury lawyers can assist with claiming maximum compensation for industrial injuries that range from workplace cancer to Vibration White Finger.
Accidents at work
Quittance has assisted Claimants injured at work, from office workers to psychologists, to claim for their work related injuries. Accident at work data in the Shepway local authority are listed under reporting legislation by the HSE excerpted below:
|Work accidents in Shepway Local Authority (RIDAGGR)||2011/12||2012/13||2013/14|
|Machinery related injury||1||4||1|
|Harmful substance exposure (e.g. pesticide related illnesses)||3||0||0|
|Fall from height (ladder)||5||9||9|
|Animal related (e.g. riding accident)||0||2||0|
|Lifting and carrying||38||16||16|
|Slip, trip, fall same level||52||29||31|
|Struck by moving vehicle||0||1||2|
|Struck by object||7||10||7|
|Crushed by something collapsing||2||0||0|
Quittance recognise the difference an injury claim can make to severely injured Claimants.
Compensation will ease the financial burden and reduce stress so an injured Claimant and their dependants so they can focus on recovery. Our network of specialist law firms work with Courts and doctors, helping to ensure people affected by serious accidents receive legal and medical support.
Slip, trip and fall accidents
Government statistics highlight the fact that employee slips, trips and falls are the single most prevalent cause of injury at work in East Sussex and the UK. Slips and trips are sometimes related to injuries recorded in a different category such as being hit by an object falling from a machine, a carrying injury or an electrical discharge accident. Public place accident claims injuries like fractured wrists happening on raised flagstones are also common with slips and trips having happened on King Street and on Ivychurch Road.
Medical negligence in Rye
Medical negligence, which is more properly referred to as 'clinical negligence', is where there has been a breach of the duty of care by a doctor, GP, surgeon or other medical professional. Quittance's specialist panel of injury solicitors covering Rye have worked on cases brought against the health service including Conquest Hospital, The Ridge, St. Leonards-on-Sea, TN37 7RD.
How No Win, No Fee solicitors look after cases in Rye
No Win, No Fee agreements, also known as CFAs or Conditional Fee Agreements protect Rye Claimants from an obligation to pay their solicitor's fees if they do not win their claim.
A success fee is levied by personal injury solicitors working under a No Win, No Fee agreement (Conditional Fee Agreement). Unlike their standard fees, the success fee is usually 25 percent and will be taken from your compensation.
Are there extra fees to account for?
Quittance's specialist injury solicitors promise that No Win, No Fee means you shall never have to pay any of the solicitor's legal costs should you do not win your claim.
Click here for more about our No Win, No Fee.
How to proceed
Whether you are ready to start you claim now or are simply looking for more information, Quittance can help.
Get further information
Quittance give clear answers helping people affected by injury determine whether to go ahead with a claim.
If you have more questions before phoning, see our FAQ pages.
Get your personal injury claim underway
When you are ready to get underway, you can start your compensation claim by phoning 0800 612 7456 (or 0333 344 6575 from a mobile) or through our online contact form here.
Quittance's specialist team look forward to helping you. Would you like to know more? You can request a no-obligation callback or call 0800 612 7456 today.