Updated: Tuesday, 2nd August 2016
Whether you live in Scarborough or anywhere else in England or Wales, our personal injury lawyers are able to help with your claim and we will always arrange a medical assessment at a medical centre near your home.
Making a claim
Claims must usually be made within a 3-year window.
In order to win a Scarborough personal injury case, your lawyer must demonstrate 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.
In all cases, answers and invaluable guidance can be offered through a no-obligation phone consultation with an expert lawyer.
How to choose the right injury lawyer
You will be in contact with your solicitor for a long period of time, from several months for minor and moderate injury to potentially years for claims for very severe injury. The SRA regulates all solicitors, however the quality of service does vary.
Considering the effect your solicitor can have on your recovery, picking an injury lawyer to fit your requirements is vital.
The diversity in the level of fees between lawyers working on No Win No Fee agreements is quite significant
To illustrate the point, the amount retained by a successful Claimant accepting a settlement of £7,927 for serious hand injuries with full or close to full recovery could conceivably vary from £4,756 to £6,738.
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Will I have to choose a personal injury solicitor near me?
Many injury lawyers operate throughout England and Wales, allowing Claimants to make a choice based on factors including level of success fees charged and quality of service.
In general, the only aspect that will need to be performed locally is the medical exam. This exam provides necessary medical evidence to support your claim, and is carried out in partnership with a member of our national medical network.
Comparing Scarborough personal injury solicitors - online reviews
There is often no substitute for phoning a solicitor to discuss your case directly. Before picking up the phone, looking up injury lawyer reviews should give you a better idea of the level of service on offer.
Legal claims Quittance handles
It is possible to make a claim for a range of injury and illness in Scarborough. Quittance have assisted with injuries and medical conditions including:
Slips, trips and falls
Health and Saftey Executive statistics reveal that employee slips, trips and falls continue to be the most common cause of accidents leading to injury in the Yorkshire workplace. Slips, trips and falls are quite often related to accidents incorrectly attributed to other causes such as being hit by a reversing vehicle or an electrical discharge accident. Public place cases for injuries like broken wrists sustained on raised flagstones are also quite prevalent with incidents having occurred on Main Street and on High St.
Quittance has handled claims for people hurt in an accident, from carpenters to psychotherapists, to claim maximum compensation for their injuries. Accident information in the Scarborough local authority made available in accordance with RIDDOR by the Health and Safety Executive as follows:
|Workplace accidents in Scarborough Local Authority (RIDAGGR)||2011/12||2012/13||2013/14|
|Fire related (e.g. scars)||0||0||1|
|Exposure to toxic substance||7||3||0|
|Fall from height (ladder)||18||13||16|
|Injured by an animal||3||0||0|
|Lifting and handling injuries||49||40||25|
|Slip, trip, fall same level||61||41||36|
|Struck by moving vehicle||0||3||1|
|Hit by falling object||22||10||9|
|Trapped by something collapsing||0||3||1|
Scarborough experts for serious injury compensation
The lasting effect of serious and catastrophic injury will be recognised by solicitors and insurers when determining injury compensation.
By reducing the financial pressure a serious or catastrophic injury puts on an injured person, an injury claim enables them to prioritise their recovery and rehabilitation. Our network of expert lawyers have helped families receive damages for a range of severe conditions and injuries. Injuries referred to as serious and catastrophic include multiple fractures and cerebral palsy.
Lawyers can assist with getting compensation for diverse industrial illnesses ranging from workplace cancer to Vibration White Finger.
Medical and clinical negligence in Scarborough
Medical negligence - which is now correctly called 'Clinical Negligence' - is the term for when an injury or illness is sustained following a breach of duty on the part of a medical professional. A typical example could be a negligent nursing claim. Our select panel of injury solicitors covering North Yorkshire and Scarborough have handled legal cases brought against hospitals including Scarborough Hospital, Woodlands Drive, Scarborough, YO12 6QL.
Road traffic accidents (RTA) in Scarborough
Accidents in the Scarborough area in 2013 included car crashes on the single carriageway of the A165 and B1364 crossroads and on the roundabout of the A171 and A170 mini-roundabout.
Quittances group of knowledgeable no win no fee personal injury lawyers have decades of experience in achieving the best general and special damages for people who have been hurt in a car or motorcycle accident in Scarborough.
No Win, No Fee Injury Lawyers in Scarborough
In the event that you succeed in the compensation claim, your legal costs will be settled by the losing Defendant. In the event that your case is lost, a No Win, No Fee agreement between you and your solicitor states that their legal costs are not payable.
Our No Win, No Fee promise
Quittance's specialist personal injury solicitors guarantee No Win, No Fee means an injured Claimant do not pay your lawyer's legal fees should your claim is lost.
Click here for 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
Making the right decision depends on receiving the right information. Get any questions answered before you instruct a lawyer.
Find more information online before picking up the phone. Find more frequently asked questions here.
Ready to start?
Phone a specialist solicitor on 0800 612 7456 to commence a compensation claim, or begin your claim for compensation here.
Our team of personal injury specialists look forward to helping you. If you need more information, you can request a no-obligation callback or phone us on 0800 612 7456 today.