Updated: Thursday, 4th August 2016
Whether you live in Southwater or anywhere else in the UK, our expert personal injury lawyers can assist with your claim and we will always arrange a medical report at a medical centre near your home.
Making a claim
Powerful legislation is in place to support people seeking compensation, and our network of personal injury solicitors have years of experience giving advice to clients regarding the likelihood of success.
People who have received a diagnosis of a medical condition or illness such as noise-induced deafness may still be eligible for compensation even where the illness's cause happened years or even decades earlier. In these circumstances, it is the date of diagnosis that is considered.
For the majority of injury claims, making a successful claim involves three components. It must be demonstrated that a duty of care was owed, that this duty was breached, and the breach was the cause of the injury or illness.
Getting your claim started sooner will enable supporting evidence to be collected to strength by your solicitor.
How to pick the right personal injury solicitor for your claim
Instructing the most suitable solicitor to represent you is an important step towards obtaining the highest compensation settlement.
With approximately 100 offices within 25 miles of Southwater, how can you make certain you instruct the ideal company for your case?
Once a settlement has been agreed, solicitors working on a no win no fee basis will usually charge a success fee and ATE insurance premium. For example, deductions from a Claimant's compensation for serious thumb injuries could vary between £10,175 and £13,530 (based on 2015 market research).
You should be aware of how much of your compensation will be taken to cover these fees.
Read Southwater solicitor reviews
The quality of advice offered by injury lawyers, as with any professional service, vary considerably.
Researching reviews is a great place to start when weighing up which lawyer to select.
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Do you have to choose a law firm in Southwater?
You do not need to choose a lawyer near you.
Medicals will usually need to be conducted locally. Quittance's national network of medical professionals will assist with this critical stage of the claims process.
What kinds of compensation claims do you handle in Southwater and West Sussex?
It is possible to claim compensation for a broad range of injuries in Southwater. We have helped with:
Quittance has handled claims for people hurt in an accident, from members of the air force to site engineers, to claim maximum compensation. Accident statistics for the Horsham local authority are compiled in accordance with RIDDOR by the Health and Safety Executive in the following table:
|Work accidents in Horsham Local Authority (HSE)||2011/12||2012/13||2013/14|
|Machinery related injury||6||2||4|
|Exposed to explosion||1||0||0|
|Fire related (e.g. scars)||2||0||0|
|Harmful substance exposure (e.g. soil contamination)||8||1||3|
|Fall from height||15||7||7|
|Slip, trip or fall||46||41||40|
|Struck by moving vehicle||5||0||4|
|Hit by object||10||14||13|
|Trapped by something collapsing||2||0||0|
Medical negligence in Southwater
Medical negligence - which is more precisely known as 'Clinical Negligence' - is the term used to describe a failure to carry out a responsibility by a GP or any other healthcare provider. Quittance's highly experienced panel of lawyers covering Southwater have helped with claims brought against hospitals including Horsham Hospital, Hurst Road, Horsham, RH12 2DR.
Southwater solicitors for serious injury compensation
We understand the critical change a compensation claim will make to the lives of people affected by serious injury. By relieving the financial pressure serious injury puts on an injured person and their family, a compensation claim helps them to focus on their recovery.
Injury lawyers can help Claimants with claiming maximum compensation for diverse industrial illnesses that include anything from workplace cancer to silicosis.
Slip, trip and fall injuries
Health and Saftey Executive statistics emphasise the fact that employee slips and trips are by far the most prevalent cause of injury in the West Sussex workplace. They are quite often lead to accidents recorded in another category, such as being hit by an object falling from a lifting machinery or a quarry drowning accident. Public liability claims for injuries such as bruised backs occurring on raised flagstones are also quite common with recent incidents having happened in the area.
Road traffic accidents in Southwater
Road accidents involving all vehicles in Southwater are relatively frequent. Statistics from accidents reported to the police show 30 fatal accidents, 408 serious accidents and 2116 slight accidents in 2013 in West Sussex (Total events were 2554 local authority area. In 2014 accidents increased to 2,748.
Quittances network of expert no win, no fee personal injury solicitors have years of experience in achieving the highest general and special damages for people injured in a car or motorcycle accident in Southwater.
Southwater No Win, No Fee Solicitors
CFAs or Conditional Fee Agreements (or No Win, No Fee agreements) guard Claimants from a need to pay solicitors' fees if their injury claim is not successful.
Will there be hidden fees in the small print to account for?
No Win, No Fee should mean that there are no hidden fees and you will not have to pay anything if you lose your claim. With the Quittance network's No Win, No Fee, there is no risk of being charged extra costs. Click here for more about 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
Before you choose to instruct your lawyer arm yourself with as much information as you can. Answers can help you make the right choice for your future.
Get answers to common questions asked by potential Claimants on the FAQ page.
Ready to begin?
Once you have made the decision to get underway, you can start the compensation claim by phoning 0800 612 7456 (or 0333 344 6575 from a mobile) or via the online contact form.
Contact a member of the Quittance panel of experts today to discuss your potential claim. Phone us on 0800 612 7456 or book a callback.