Whether you are based in Saltdean or anywhere in the country, our expert injury lawyers can help with your claim and we will set up a medical report at a medical centre near you.
Can I make a claim for injury compensation?
If you have been injured, or were diagnosed with an injury or illness, in the last 3 years and another person owed you a duty of care, Quittance's panel of solicitors can assist you with a claim for financial compensation.
Eligibility to claim
Claims should usually be made within three years of the date of the injury.
Whether compensation is being claimed for a road accident in Saltdean, there are three main elements to making a successful claim. It needs to be shown that:
- the person or company causing the injury owed you a duty of care
- the duty of care was breached
- this breach caused your illness or injury
How much compensation could I get?
The total compensation you are likely to get is calculated with reference to Judicial College Guidelines. Our easy to use claim calculator gives you an estimate of the compensation you could get for your injuries and costs incurred.Back to top
Work accident claims in Saltdean
We have handled claims for claimants, from scaffolding erectors to project managers, to secure financial compensation settlements. Injury and illness statistics for the Lewes local authority collated under regulations by the Health and Safety Executive excerpted below:
|Work accidents in Lewes Local Authority (RIDAGGR)||2011/12||2012/13||2013/14|
|Harmful substance exposure (e.g. TCE)||3||0||1|
|Fall from height (scaffolding)||12||6||5|
|Slip, trip or fall||36||19||21|
|Struck by moving vehicle||1||1||0|
|Hit by object||9||9||5|
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Road traffic accident claims in Saltdean
Quittance's panel of road traffic accident litigators have decades of experience in securing the highest compensation for people injured in a road accident in Saltdean.
Road traffic accidents involving vehicles in Saltdean are relatively commonplace. Police reporters reveal that there were 17 fatal accidents, 322 serious accidents and 1453 slight accidents in 2013 in East Sussex (Total events were 1792 council area. In 2014 accidents increased to 1,969.
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Other claims handled by Quittance
Medical negligence in Saltdean
When someone is injured or becomes ill due to a GP or other health worker's lack of care, it may be possible to make a medical negligence claim. Quittance's expert panel of injury lawyers can help you make a claim against the NHS hospital or private clinic that was responsible.
Alternatively, you could follow the NHS complaints procedure if you are just looking for closure as opposed to financial compensation. To raise a complaint against Brighton and Sussex University Hospitals NHS Trust, for example, you can contact Royal Sussex County Hospital, Eastern Road, Brighton, East Sussex.
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Saltdean lawyers for serious injury compensation
The Courts recognise that a serious injury will have a significant effect on an injured person and their dependants. By relieving the financial pressure catastrophic and serious injury places on a claimant and their dependants, injury compensation enables claimants to focus on rehabilitation.
Quittance's network of solicitor firms have aided people recover damages for a range of chronic conditions and catastrophic injuries. Injuries referred to as catastrophic or serious include spinal cord damage and lung cancer.
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Slips and trips
Officially reported figures underline the fact that employee slips and trips are by some margin the most prevalent cause of accidents leading to injury in the East Sussex workplace. Slips and trips are typically the initiators of accidents filed under a different category for instance being hit by a falling object, a fall from a height or an exposure to fire accident. Public liability claims for injuries such as torn ligaments occurring on obstructed pathways are also common with pavement trips having happened on Longridge Avenue and on Central Avenue.
Lawyers can help with claiming work related compensation for industrial illnesses that include anything from occupational asthma to siderosis (welders lung).
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Saltdean 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 Saltdean and work on a guaranteed no win, no fee basis.
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Meet the team
The nationwide panel of Quittance solicitors handle every type of claim in Saltdean, from whiplash cases to serious road injury claims. Our lawyers are selected for their specialist knowledge and their track record in winning claims.
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What experience do you have of injury claims in Saltdean?
We are a nationwide network of SRA regulated solicitors that assists people in Saltdean, East Sussex and across the UK, get maximum compensation for their injuries.
In the last 12 months, we helped 100's of claimants across East Sussex seek compensation for a range of accidents and injuries, including accidents in the office and public place accidents.
Local medical appointments, home visits (if required) and expert advice, make our claims process as stress-free as possible.Back to top
Do you work on a 100% No Win, No Fee basis?
Our no win, no fee service means that 100% of your legal fees are covered if your case is not successful. You will not need to pay anything upfront to start a claim.
Choosing the best no win no fee personal injury lawyer
You will be in contact with your legal representative for a long period of time, from several months for minor injuries to over a year for matters involving serious injury. The Solicitors Regulation Authority (SRA) regulates all solicitors, but the quality of service does vary.
Considering the effect your legal representative can have on your experience of making a claim, choosing a lawyer that matches your needs is vital.
Saltdean solicitor reviews
The quality of advice offered by injury lawyers can differ.
Reading reviews can certainly help build a picture if you are weighing up which solicitor best serves your needs.
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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 severe arm injuries, for example, the compensation you actually keep could vary from ?77,715 to ?105,875 depending on the fees charged by your lawyer.
Will you need to go with a local Saltdean solicitor ?
The location of the lawyers office is not very important as injury cases are run without the need to meet the solicitor.
It is however necessary to go with a company that has national medical centres (possibly even home visits) as you will have to go to a medical assessment.
Read more - Do Quittance have a local medical centre?
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.