Have you been injured in an accident that wasn't your fault?
Whether you were injured as the result of a negligent road user, employer or anyone else, we are here to help.
How we can help you
We have helped injured people in Stamford, Lincolnshire and across the UK get compensation for:
Am I entitled to make a claim?
If you have been hurt in an accident that was not your fault, the law entitles you to claim financial compensation. To make a successful claim, your injury must have happened:
- within the last three years, and;
- another person was to blame, and;
- that person owed you a duty of care.
Are there any other considerations?
Yes. There are various other factors that can affect whether a successful no win, no fee claim will be possible, such as the specific details of the accident or whether a child was injured.
It costs nothing to find out if you have a claim. Speak to an injury solicitor now on 0800 376 1001. If you prefer, you can check your claim online with our Claim Checker:
The amount of money you could claim for your injury will depend on:
- the extent of your injury, and
- any financial losses or costs you have incurred.
At the start of your claim, your solicitor will consider the many ways your injury has affected your life. Your solicitor will take all of these effects into account to calculate the correct compensation award for you.
This calculation will factor in 'general damages' and 'special damages'.
General damages are awarded for pain, suffering and loss of amenity (PSLA).
Awards for general damages are set by the Judicial College and published in their guidelines for personal injury awards.
Special damages are for financial losses and expenses you have incurred as a result of the accident.
What can I claim for after an injury? (see list)
Examples of special damages (losses you can claim for) include:
- Lost earnings (including future earnings)
- Medical treatment costs
- Travel costs
- Costs of care
- Costs of adapting your home or car
Calculate my injury compensation
Calculating how much compensation you can claim for an injury can be complicated.
Our injury compensation calculator tells you if you may have a claim, how much compensation you could claim, and what you can claim for.
Find out what your injury claim could be worth now:
Stamford road accident claims
You have the right to make a claim for compensation if you have been involved in an accident and hurt on Stamford's roads because of another road user's negligence.
Whether you have suffered an injury in a hit-and-run, or were hurt in a car collision, this guide to road accident compensation sets out what you need to know about how to claim.Road accident claims
Work accident claims in Stamford
Have you have had an accident at work and your employer was to blame? If so you may be able to claim compensation through their liability insurance.
Whether you are an employee, self-employed or even on a zero-hours contract, our guide to work accident claims shows you how to make a successful claim.Work accident claims
Other types of claim
When someone is injured or becomes ill due to the carelessness of a doctor, nurse or other health worker, it may be possible to make a clinical negligence claim. Our expert solicitor panel can help you make a claim against the NHS hospital or clinic that was at fault.
If you only want closure rather than starting an injury claim, you could follow the NHS complaints procedure. For example, to follow the formal NHS complaints process against Lincolnshire Community Health Services NHS Trust, you can write to Beech House, Witham Park, Waterside South, Lincoln, Lincolnshire.
Litigators can assist with claiming maximum compensation for industrial injuries that include anything from mesothelioma to Vibration White Finger.
More claim types
We understand the vital change an injury claim can make to people who have been affected by serious and catastrophic injury. Quittance work for the maximum compensation for serious and catastrophic injuries. This includes compensation for long-term medical treatment and care costs.
Stamford No win, no fee Solicitors
A No Win, No Fee agreement protects injured claimants by ensuring that they will not need to pay any legal fees if their claim is unsuccessful. This agreement is also called a Conditional Fee Agreement or CFA.
Under a CFA, Stamford injury claimants will also not have to pay any fees upfront.
The Quittance No Win, No Fee guarantee
Our No Win, No Fee solicitors have helped injured people in Stamford, Lincolnshire and throughout the UK make a claim without any financial risk to you.
What do I pay if I win my injury claim?
Your injury solicitor will receive a success fee when they settle your injury claim. This fee is deducted from your final compensation.
By law, a solicitor's success fee can be up to a maximum of 25%, whichever law firm you choose.
You can discuss the success fee percentage with your injury lawyer, before the claim process starts.
What do I pay if I do not win my injury claim?
You will not have to pay any legal fees if your solicitor does not win your injury claim. Your solicitor may take out insurance to ensure there will be nothing to pay.
Why choose us for your claim?
Specialist solicitors with an excellent track record of securing injury compensation for claimants.
Your lawyer will work hard to ensure you receive a compensation settlement that accurately reflects the pain, suffering and losses you have incurred as the result of your injury.
If would like to start a No Win No Fee claim, or have any questions at all, speak to us.
We are open 8am to 9pm weekdays, 9am to 6pm on Saturday, and 9.30am to 5pm on Sunday.
Call us FREE 0800 376 1001 or arrange a callback:
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Frequently asked questions
Have you won many injury claims in Stamford?
We are a UK-wide network of expert personal injury solicitors dedicated to helping people injured in Stamford, Lincolnshire and across the country, get the best possible compensation settlement.
Our expert solicitors have helped 100's of claimants throughout Lincolnshire seek compensation for a range of injury circumstances, including motorbike accidents and slips and trips at work.
With a first-rate claims record, we make the claim process as stress-free as possible. Local medical centres, home visits (where necessary) and an expert team, means you can focus on your recovery.
Is your service 100% No Win, No Fee?
Our no win, no fee service means that 100% of your legal fees are covered if your case is not successful. This means you will never be out of pocket.
Does the location of the lawyer matter?
The majority of large firms operate throughout England and Wales, allowing claimants to make a choice based on factors including level of success fees charged and quality of service.
For the majority of claims, 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 medical network.
Check Stamford personal injury solicitor reviews
The standards of communication and advice provided by lawyers vary considerably.
Online reviews can be helpful when weighing up which solicitor to go with.
Read more : Solicitor reviews
Compensation is limited to costs you have had to bear as a result of the injury and by guidelines set out by the Judicial College. Your solicitor's experience can impact the level of damages negotiated. Get more information about how much you can claim.
Solicitors working on a No Win, No Fee basis generally charge a success fee and for ATE insurance. Deductions from a claimant's compensation for serious shoulder injuries, for example, ranges from £10,340 to £15,510 (based on 2015 market data).
The key questions to put to your prospective solicitor are "what success fee and ATE premium do you charge?" and "how much of the compensation will I keep?".
What are the road accident statistics in Stamford
Quittance's network of specialist no win, no fee injury lawyers have decades of experience in achieving the highest general and special damages for anyone hurt in a car or motorbike crash in Stamford.
Road traffic accidents involving cars, motorbikes and all other vehicles in Stamford are reasonably common. Official statistics reveal a total of 3190 accidents (2775 slight accidents, 379 serious accidents and 36 fatal accidents) in 2013 in Lincolnshire local authority area. In 2014 the total had decreased to 3,115.
Work accident statistics in Stamford
The most up to date 2019 accident information in the South Kesteven Local Authority (2013/14) reported under regulations by the HSE and set out below:
|Work accidents in South Kesteven Local Authority HSE)||Reported Injuries|
|Machinery related injury||10|
|Fire related (e.g. scarrs)||0|
|Harmful substance exposure (e.g. pesticide related illnesses)||3|
|Fall from height (scaffolding)||16|
|Injured by an animal||3|
|Lifting and handling injuries||48|
|Slip, trip or fall||52|
|Struck by moving vehicle||2|
|Struck by object||24|
|Trapped under falling object||2|
Can I claim for someone else?
Yes. In certain circumstances, it is possible to claim compensation on behalf of another person in the capacity of a 'litigation friend'.
If an injured person is either too young or vulnerable, too injured or otherwise unable to claim on their own behalf, their litigation friend can handle the claim process on behalf of the injured person.
The litigation friend will be responsible for communicating with the solicitors, and for making decisions in respect of the claim.
Can I claim if I was partly responsible for an accident?
You may still be able to claim compensation even if you contributed to your accident or to your injuries.
However, if you were partly to blame (known as contributory negligence), your compensation may be reduced and it may be more difficult to prove liability.
How long will my claim take?
The length of time needed to secure compensation can vary considerably.
For example, straightforward car accident claims can settle in a matter of weeks, whereas complex medical negligence cases can take years.
Injury claims can also take longer if it is not clear who is responsible for your injury, or if liability is denied by the defendant.
Taken from average case times, this table sets out approximately how long personal injury claims take to settle:
Personal injury claim type
Estimated claim duration*
4 to 9 months
6 to 9 months
12 to 36 months
12 to 18 months
6 to 9 months
3 to 4 months**
12 to 18 months**
**Official Criminal Injuries Compensation Authority (CICA) Government agency and Motor Insurers’ Bureau (MIB) figures.
Will I have to go to court?
Highly unlikely. The vast majority of claims that are settled by the solicitor panel are settled out of court.
Only a very small percentage (approx. 5%) of personal injury claims go to court. Generally, only very complex cases, or those where liability cannot be resolved, end up in court.
Cases that do ultimately go to court are held in front of a judge, not a jury.
Will I have to go to a solicitor's office?
No. You will not need visit a solicitor's office. As with most professional services, it is no longer necessary to meet face to face with your solicitor. Personal injury claims are dealt with via email, post and telephone.
Should you need to have a medical, this will be arranged at a medical centre near you or at your GP's surgery.
Can I get an early compensation payment?
If you suffer financial hardship as a result of an injury, you may be able to claim an interim compensation payment.
An interim payment is a partial settlement of your claim which is paid before your claim is concluded. The amount you receive in interim payments would then be deducted from your final compensation settlement or award.