Updated: Friday, 29th July 2016
Whether you are based in Skegness or anywhere else in the UK, we can are able to help with your claim and we will set up a medical assessment at a medical centre near you.
Making a personal injury claim
Claims for personal injury compensation should usually be made within 3 years of an injury.
Considerable legislation exists to provide support for injured Claimants, and our network of injury solicitors have many years of experience advising clients regarding the strength of their claims.
To win a Skegness personal injury case, your solicitor must prove that the Defendant owed you a duty of care, that the Defendant breached that duty, and that your injury or illness was caused by that breach.
Help for injured people looking for a lawyer
Identifying the most appropriate solicitors' practice to help you is the most important step towards securing the highest settlement or award.
With approximately 43 offices within 25 miles of Skegness, what is the best way to ensure you choose the ideal one for your specific circumstances?
Skegness solicitor reviews
Service levels offered by solicitors, as with any service, vary considerably.
Researching online reviews is a great place to start if you are weighing up which lawyer to act for you.
Do you have to choose a lawyer in Skegness?
As with many professional services, you do not need to pick a personal injury solicitor near you.
In most cases, the only aspect that should be carried out 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 network of medical professionals.
Your lawyer will arrange for a medical practitioner in your area to conduct your medical.
The disparity in the amount of success fees charged by law firms is significant.
As an example the amount of compensation retained by a Claimant accepting a settlement of £38,013 for severe, disabling elbow injuries might vary from £22,808 to £32,311.
Additional reading How to compare personal injury fees
Which kinds of claims does Quittance conduct?
Quittance's panel of solicitors have helped individuals get compensation for a wide range of injuries.
Accidents in the workplace
We have assisted Claimants, from plasterers to recruitment consultants, to claim maximum compensation for their injuries. Injury and illness statistics in the East Lindsey local authority collated under RIDDOR by the HSE and set out below:
|Work accidents in East Lindsey Local Authority (HSE)||2011/12||2012/13||2013/14|
|Machinery related injury||12||10||11|
|Explosion related (e.g. Nitroglycerine)||2||0||1|
|Exposure to toxic substance||4||5||2|
|Fall from height||18||16||11|
|Animal related (e.g. riding accident)||2||1||1|
|Lifting and carrying||60||29||53|
|Slip, trip or fall||53||59||60|
|Hit by vehicle||5||1||0|
|Struck by object||20||19||12|
|Crushed by something collapsing||2||1||0|
Slip, trip and fall injuries
Recorded statistics indicate that slips, trips and falls are by far the most prevalent accident at work in Lincolnshire. They are quite often connected to accidents classified under another heading such as being hit by an object falling from a building or a fire related (burn) accident. Public liability compensation claims for injuries like broken toes occurring on pavement cracks are also quite prevalent with recent falls having occurred on Winthorpe Avenue and on Sea View Road.
Injury solicitors can help with securing compensation for industrial injuries ranging from radiation exposure to toluene exposure.
Medical and clinical negligence in Skegness
Medical negligence (which is now more accurately known as 'clinical negligence') is where an injury or illness is sustained following a failing by a medical professional. Quittance's panel of injury solicitors covering Skegness have handled claims made against health services that include Skegness and District General Hospital, Dorothy Avenue, Skegness, PE25 2BS.
Road accidents in Skegness
Road accidents involving cars, motorcycles and other vehicles in Skegness are relatively frequent. Official statistics show a total of 3190 accidents (2775 slight accidents, 379 serious accidents and 36 fatal accidents) in 2013 in Lincolnshire local authority. By 2014 accidents decreased to 3,115.
Quittances network of personal injury solicitors have years of experience in fighting for optimum damages for Claimants who have sustained an injury in a car or motorbike accident in Skegness.
Skegness experts for serious injury claims
The impact of a serious or catastrophic injury will be understood by the Courts when determining injury compensation. By reducing the financial pressure catastrophic and serious injury puts on a Claimant and their dependants, a successful claim helps Claimants to prioritise rehabilitation. Our panel of law firms have helped people claim compensation for numerous major injuries and conditions. Injuries and medical conditions referred to as serious range from lung cancer to birth negligence.
How No Win, No Fee solicitors handle claims in Skegness
In the event that you lose your claim, a No Win, No Fee agreement with your solicitor confirms that you are not required to pay the lawyer's legal costs. If you are successful, the costs for your solicitor are settled by the losing party or their insurer.
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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
Before you instruct a solicitor arm yourself with as much information about making a claim as you need. The right answers can help you to make the right choice for you.
Get more information online without needing to call a solicitor. See our frequently asked questions.
Ready to begin a injury claim?
Phone a personal injury solicitor on 0800 612 7456 (or 0333 344 6575 from a mobile) to get the claim underway, or you can begin your personal injury claim online.
Quittance's team of personal injury specialists help Claimants every day. You can phone us on 0800 612 7456 or request a callback.