Updated: Monday, 8th August 2016
Whether you are based in Solihull or anywhere else in the UK, our experienced injury lawyers can assist with your claim and we will arrange a medical report at a medical centre near your home.
Making a personal injury claim
Claims for personal injury compensation must usually be made within a three-year window.
Extensive legislation is in place to give support to injured Claimants, and our network of injury solicitors have years of experience giving advice to their clients on the strength of their claims.
For the majority of injury claims, a successful compensation claim has these key elements. It must be demonstrated on the balance of probabilities that a duty of care was owed, that this duty was breached, and the breach was the cause of the injury or illness.
How to approach choosing the best no win no fee personal injury solicitor
Usually a personal injury claim can take months to agree a settlement. In cases of serious injury, some claims can take over a year. All solicitors are regulated by the Solicitors Regulation Authority (SRA), however the level of service offered by different firms varies.
Considering the effect your lawyer can have on your life and your recovery, finding a solicitor to fit your requirements is a crucial first step.
You should be aware of how much of your compensation will be taken to cover these fees.
Are Solihull Claimants restricted to only local personal injury solicitors?
As with many professional services, you do not need to select a solicitor near you.
Usually, 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 network of medical professionals.
Wherever your solicitor is based, they will arrange for a local medical expert to carry out the exam.
Look into Solihull personal injury solicitor reviews
Service standards provided by solicitors, as with any professional service, can vary to a large extent.
Reading reviews can certainly be a good place to start when thinking about which solicitor to act for you.
Which cases does Quittance handle in Solihull?
Quittance's panel of solicitors assist clients get compensation for a wide range of injury and illness.
Solihull specialists for serious injury compensation claims
We understand the critical change compensation will make to severely injured Claimants. A claim will lessen the financial burden on an injured person and their family enabling them to prioritise recovery and rehabilitation.
Quittance's panel of specialist law firms correspond with insurance companies, medical practitioners and the Courts to make sure Claimants impacted by major accidents get the legal and medical support they need.
Slips, trips and falls
Officially recorded statistics indicate that slips, trips and falls are still the most prevalent accident in the Birmingham and the Black Country workplace. They are sometimes the initiators of injuries incorrectly attributed to other causes such as being hit by an object falling from a machine or an asphyxiation accident. Public place legal claims for injuries such as bruised legs happening on tripping on a street are also quite common with dislodged paving slab trips having occurred on Prospect Lane and on Prospect Lane.
Road traffic accidents (RTA) in Solihull
Quittances group of specialist no win no fee solicitors have a wealth of experience in obtaining the best compensation for Claimants who have sustained an injury in a car or motorcycle crash in Solihull.
Road accidents involving cars, mororbikes and all other vehicles in Solihull are relatively frequent. Government statistics reveal 2 fatal accidents, 41 serious accidents and 320 slight accidents in 2013 in Solihull (Total events were 363 council area. By 2014 the total had increased to 380. Incidents in the Solihull area in 2013 included crashes on the B4102 and B425 roundabout and on the dual carriageway of the A41 and B4025 slip road.
Personal injury solicitors can assist with getting compensation for industrial injuries including anything from bladder cancer to siderosis.
Accidents in the workplace
Quittance has assisted self employed or employed people, from nurses to speech and language therapists, to claim injury compensation. Injury and illness information for the Solihull local authority collated in accordance with legislation by the HSE excerpted below:
|Work accidents in Solihull Local Authority (RIDAGGR)||2011/12||2012/13||2013/14|
|Machinery related injury||2||5||8|
|Harmful substance exposure (e.g. PVC)||8||3||1|
|Fall from height||22||19||26|
|Animal related (e.g. livestock)||1||2||4|
|Slip, trip, fall same level||106||103||107|
|Hit by vehicle||6||10||6|
|Hit by object||39||22||38|
|Trapped underneath something||0||4||0|
Medical negligence in Solihull
Medical negligence, which is more accurately referred to as 'Clinical Negligence', is the term for when an injury follows a failure to carry out a responsibility by a medical professional, either private or NHS. Quittance's panel of personal injury lawyers covering Birmingham and the Black Country and Solihull have helped Claimants with claims brought against private and NHS hospitals that include Solihull Hospital, Lode Lane, Solihull, B91 2JL.
How No Win, No Fee personal injury solicitors handle Solihull compensation claims
When your claim is not won, a No Win, No Fee agreement with your solicitor confirms that you are not required to pay the legal costs. If you succeed in your case, the fees for your solicitor are paid by the Defendant or their insurer.
A success fee can be charged by Solihull lawyers working under a No Win, No Fee agreement. This fee is taken from your compensation settlement and is generally 25%.
Will there be any additional fees?
Some firms may charge extra fees if they lose your case. Using Quittance, No Win, No Fee is assured, with no catches in the small print.
Read more about our No Win, No Fee here
What to do next
Whether you are ready to start you claim now or are simply looking for more information, Quittance can help.
Before you choose a solicitor arm yourself with as much information about making a claim as you think is necessary. The right answers will help you make the right choice.
Get more answers without needing to call a law firm. Read more frequently asked questions here.
Start a claim
Phone an injury claims expert on 0800 612 7456 to commence your personal injury claim. Alternatively, you can begin your injury claim here.
Talk to Quittance's panel of experts today to discuss your claim. Phone 0800 612 7456 or get a callback.