Updated: Friday, 29th July 2016
Whether you are based in Shrewsbury or anywhere in the UK, we can can handle your claim and we will arrange a medical at a medical centre near your home.
Making a claim
Claims for personal injury compensation should, in most cases, be made within 3 years of an injury.
Extensive legislation exists to provide support for people seeking compensation, and Quittance's network of injury lawyers have many years of experience advising clients with regard to the likelihood of success.
In order to successfully win an injury claim, it should be demonstrated that:
- You were owed a duty of care by the Defendant
- That duty was breached by the Defendant
- The Defendant's breach caused your injury or illness
The lawyer will explain how your claim will relate to each of these points.
How do you find the best no win no fee personal injury solicitor?
Choosing the best personal injury solicitor to assist you is a key step towards successfully claiming the most compensation.
With over 100 solicitors offices within 25 miles of Shrewsbury, what is the best way to ensure you select the best one to pursue compensation for you?
Will I need to select a local Shrewsbury solicitor ?
The whereabouts of the firm is not very relevant as injury cases now tend to be conducted by phone and email.
It is however necessary to instruct a company that provides medical facilities near Shrewsbury as you will need to attend a medical examination.
The contrast in success fees between different firms working on CFAs (Conditional Fee Agreement) often surprises prospective Claimants.
For example the amount retained by an injured person being awarded compensation of £15,683 for displaced metatarsal fractures might vary from £9,410 to £13,330.
More information : How to compare personal injury solicitors
Shrewsbury personal injury solicitor reviews
Levels of service provided by injury lawyers, as with any service, vary considerably.
Online personal injury solicitor reviews can certainly be enlightening if you are contemplating which lawyer to instruct.
Which kinds of compensation claims do you handle in Shrewsbury and Shropshire?
It is possible to make a claim for a broad range of injuries in Shrewsbury. Our team can help with injuries and medical conditions including:
Slips and trips
Health and Saftey Executive statistics emphasise the fact that slips, trips and falls are, by some degree, the most prevalent cause of injury in the Shropshire workplace in 2015. Slips, trips and falls are typically connected to accidents recorded in a different category for instance being struck by a falling object, being trapped by something collapsing or an exposure to an explosion accident. Public place accident claims injuries such as broken wrists happening on potholes are also quite common with kerb stone trips having happened on the Shopping Parade and on Abbey Foregate.
Road traffic accidents in Shrewsbury
Quittances panel of expert litigators have decades of experience in obtaining maximum compensation for people who have been hurt in a car accident in Shrewsbury.
Accidents involving cars, motorbikes and other vehicles in Shrewsbury are reasonably common. Statistics from accidents reported to the police show a total of 813 accidents (694 slight accidents, 101 serious accidents and 18 fatal accidents) in 2013 in Shropshire local authority. In 2014 total accidents had increased to 835. Incidents in Shrewsbury in 2013 included collisions on the single carriageway of the A5191 and A488 junction and on the single carriageway of the A5112 and B4380 roundabout.
Courts recognise that serious injuries have a major effect on a Claimant and their dependants.
Compensation will lessen the financial load and reduce stress so a Claimant and their family so they can focus on recovery. Quittance's network of solicitors have for many years aided people impacted by severe accidents. Injuries which are held to be serious and catastrophic range from bowel cancer to back injuries.
Clinical and medical negligence in Shrewsbury
Medical negligence - which is now more accurately known as 'Clinical Negligence' - is when there has been a breach of the duty of care by a doctor, GP, surgeon or other medical provider. Our panel of lawyers covering Shropshire and Shrewsbury have helped people with negligence claims brought against the health service including Nuffield Health Shrewsbury Hospital, Longden Road, Shrewsbury, SY3 9DP.
Lawyers can help with claiming work related compensation for industrial illnesses ranging from mesolthelioma to siderosis (welders lung).
We have helped Claimants, from lathe operators to public affairs consultants, to claim work accident compensation. Accident information in the Shropshire local authority are listed in accordance with the Reporting of Injuries, Diseases and Dangerous Occurrences Regulations (RIDDOR) by the Health and Safety Executive as follows:
|Workplace accidents in Shropshire Local Authority (HSE)||2011/12||2012/13||2013/14|
|Electric shock injury||1||3||2|
|Machinery related injury||33||21||20|
|Fire related (e.g. scars)||0||1||1|
|Harmful substance exposure (e.g. PVC)||10||5||2|
|Fall from height (ladder)||41||40||29|
|Injured by an animal||10||11||8|
|Lifting and handling injuries||198||85||100|
|Slip, trip or fall (not from height)||157||131||115|
|Hit by vehicle||4||7||10|
|Hit by object||70||40||48|
|Trapped by something collapsing||1||0||1|
How No Win, No Fee lawyers look after cases in Shrewsbury
If you succeed, the costs for your solicitor are settled by the other side or their insurance company. In the event that your lawyer does not win claim, a No Win, No Fee agreement with the solicitor states that you will not have to pay the lawyer's legal costs.
A 'success fee' will be charged by Shrewsbury solicitors who work under a No Win, No Fee agreement. Unlike standard fees, the success fee will be taken from your compensation and will be in most cases 25 percent.
Are there hidden fees in the small print?
Some solicitors may levy extra fees if the case does not complete. Using Quittance's specialist lawyers, No Win, No Fee is guaranteed, with nothing extra in the small print. Click here to learn more about 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 more information
Quittance give clear answers to help people affected by injury decide whether to go ahead.
If you would like to know more before picking up the phone, try our FAQs.
Once you are ready to proceed, you can start the claim for compensation by phoning 0800 612 7456 or with our contact form.
Talk to a member of the Quittance team today for more information about the process. Request a callback or call us on 0800 612 7456.