Updated: Tuesday, 26th July 2016
Whether you live in Sheringham or anywhere else in England or Wales, our expert injury lawyers will manage your claim and we will always set up a medical assessment at a medical centre near you.
Making a claim
Personal injury claims must be made within 3 years of the injury in the majority of cases.
To win a Sheringham personal injury case, your solicitor 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.
Your lawyer can take you through each of these points and will explain how they apply to your claim.
Help for those looking for a personal injury solicitor
In many cases a claim can take several months to complete. For serious injury cases, claims may run for one or two years. The SRA regulates all solicitors, but the level of service offered by different firms varies.
Considering the effect your solicitor can have on your recovery, finding a solicitor to fit your requirements is vital.
Do you need to instruct a local Sheringham solicitor ?
The location of a solicitor is not so critical as injury cases are normally conducted without the need to meet the solicitor.
You will need to instruct a company that has medical facilities near you as Claimants will have to attend a medical exam.
Read about : Do you have a local medical centre?
The questions you should ask a solicitor are "what success fee and ATE premium do you charge?" and "how much of the compensation will I keep?".
Read Sheringham solicitor reviews
Levels of service offered by injury lawyers, as with any service, can vary a great deal.
Reading reviews can certainly be enlightening if you are weighing up which solicitor to work with.
Personal injury compensation claims we handle
Quittance's network of expert lawyers assist people get compensation for a wide range of injury and illness.
Slips, trips and falls
Health and Saftey Executive statistics show that slips, trips and falls are by some margin the most frequent accident at work in Norfolk and the UK as a whole. Slips and trips are frequently lead to injuries classified under another heading for instance being hit by a moving object or a lake drowning accident. Public liability compensation claims for injuries such as facial scarring happening on pavement ice are also common with recent falls having happened on High Street and on Cromer Rd.
Lawyers can assist with claiming compensation for industrial illnesses including anything from radiation exposure to siderosis.
Medical and clinical negligence in Sheringham
Medical negligence (which is now more precisely called 'clinical negligence') is when an injury or illness follows a breach of duty on the part of a healthcare provider. An illustration of this might be a care home injury claim. Quittance's panel of lawyers covering Sheringham have been instructed on claims brought against infirmaries and hospitals that include Cromer and District Hospital, Mill Road, Mill Road, Cromer, NR27 0BQ.
Road traffic compensation claims
Road accidents involving cars, motorbikes and other vehicles in Sheringham are common. Officially reported accident data shows a total of 2391 accidents (1999 slight accidents, 352 serious accidents and 40 fatal accidents) in 2013 in Norfolk local authority. By 2014 the total had increased to 2,578.
Quittances network of expert road traffic accident personal injury lawyers have a wealth of experience in getting the best general and special damages for Claimants injured in a road accident in Sheringham.
Sheringham solicitors for serious injury compensation claims
The Quittance team understand the critical difference a successful claim can make to the lives of people whose lives have been impacted by severe injury. By relieving the financial stress a major injury imposes on an injured person and their family, an injury claim enables individuals to focus on their rehabilitation.
We have assisted claims for self employed or employed Claimants, from scaffolding erectors to production managers, to claim for their work related injuries. Accident information for the North Norfolk local authority reported under RIDDOR legislation by the Government:
|Work accidents in North Norfolk Local Authority (HSE)||2011/12||2012/13||2013/14|
|Electric shock injury||0||1||0|
|Machinery related injury||11||6||9|
|Exposed to explosion||0||0||1|
|Fire related (e.g. burns)||1||1||0|
|Harmful substance exposure (e.g. toxic torts)||1||1||0|
|Fall from height||7||13||10|
|Animal related (e.g. dog bites)||1||0||1|
|Lifting and handling injuries||39||19||22|
|Slip or trip||56||32||25|
|Struck by moving vehicle||3||2||1|
|Hit by falling object||16||10||12|
|Trapped by something collapsing||2||0||1|
No Win, No Fee Personal injury Solicitors in Sheringham
In the event that you do not win your case, a No Win, No Fee agreement (or CFA) between you and the solicitor states that you will not have to pay the lawyer's fees. Should your case be successful, the costs for your solicitor will be paid by the losing side.
A success fee is levied by injury lawyers working under a No Win, No Fee agreement. This fee is taken from your compensation and is generally 25 percent.
Are there extra costs?
No Win, No Fee should mean that you will not be out of pocket if you lose your claim. With the Quittance network's 100% No Win, No Fee guarantee, you will not be charged unexpected costs and there is no catch in the small print whatsoever.
Click here for more information about Quittance's 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.
Before you instruct your lawyer you should arm yourself with information about the process. This will help you make the right choice for your future.
If you have more questions before you are ready to call, see our FAQ pages.
Ready to begin?
If you have decided to proceed, you can begin the claim for compensation by calling 0800 612 7456 (or 0333 344 6575 from a mobile) or using Quittance's online contact form here.
If you would like a specific question answered first, contact on 0800 612 7456 or request a callback at a time that is convenient for you.