A guide to making a personal injury claim

By Jenny Jones

Whether you live in Tadley or anywhere in the UK, Quittance can are able to help with your claim and we will always arrange a medical report at a medical centre near you.

Have I got a claim?

If you were injured in an accident in the last 3 years and another person was responsible, we can assist you with an injury claim.

Do I have a claim?

Eligibility to claim

A claim must usually be made within three years.

For the majority of injury claims, proving a claim will involve three issues. It must be demonstrated that:

  • a duty of care was owed
  • that the duty was breached
  • the breach was the cause of the injury or illness

In all cases, answers and useful advice can be provided by a brief, no-obligation consultation with an Tadley injury lawyer.

Compensation Calculator

How much compensation you are likely to be awarded will depend on a number of factors. Our online claim calculator provides an estimate of the level of compensation you are due.

How much can I claim?

Work accident claims in Tadley

Worker injured in accident

Quittance has helped people hurt in an accident, from members of the air force to technical sales engineers, to secure financial compensation settlements. Injury and illness data for the Basingstoke and Deane local authority collated under the Reporting of Injuries, Diseases and Dangerous Occurrences Regulations by the Government:

RIDAGGR reported work accidents in Basingstoke and Deane Local Authority2011/122012/132013/14
Machinery related injury1077
Fire related (e.g. scars)200
Harmful substance exposure (e.g. toxic torts)230
Fall from height171817
Animal related (e.g. livestock)462
Lifting and handling injuries866253
Physical assault211216
Slip, trip or fall795769
Struck against1167
Hit by vehicle535
Hit by object362016
Trapped by something collapsing210

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Road traffic accident claims in Tadley

Cars involved in a road accident

Our network of specialist personal injury lawyers have vast experience in achieving maximum general and special damages for people injured in a car accident in Tadley.

Road traffic accidents involving cars, motorbikes and all other vehicles in Tadley are relatively common. Police reporters reveal that there were a total of 3661 accidents (2955 slight accidents, 660 serious accidents and 46 fatal accidents) in 2013 in Hampshire local authority area. In 2014 the total had increased to 3,743.

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Other types of claim

Slip and trip injuries

Official statistics emphasise the fact that slips and trips are, by some degree, the most frequent accident at work in Hampshire. Slips, trips and falls are typically related to accidents categorised as another type of accident e.g. being hit by a runaway vehicle, a fall from a ladder or a drowning accident. Public liability cases for injuries such as broken wrists happening on poorly maintained paths are also quite common with recent incidents having happened in the local area.

Industrial disease

Injury lawyers can help claimants with claiming work related compensation for a multitude of industrial illnesses that range from bladder cancer to solvent exposure.

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Clinical negligence in Tadley

Medical negligence (clinical negligence) describes when someone suffers injury or illness due to the carelessness of a registrar, nurse or other health worker. Our expert solicitor panel can help you claim compensation from the trust or private hospital liable for your injury.

You could make a formal complaint if you only want the hospital to explain what happened as opposed to claiming compensation. To raise a complaint against Hampshire Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust, for example, you can write to Aldermaston Road, Basingstoke, Hampshire.

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Tadley solicitors for serious injury compensation claims

Quittance's team understand the critical change a compensation claim will make to the lives of people who have been impacted by serious injury. Compensation should ease the financial load and reduce stress so a claimant and their dependants so they can prioritise recovery and rehabilitation. Our network of expert solicitor firms have for many years aided families affected by serious accidents and injuries. Injuries which are considered to be serious range from amputation to back injuries.

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Tadley No Win, No Fee Solicitors

No win, no fee' means that you will not have to pay any legal fees whatsoever if your claim is not successful. Quittance's national network of solicitors cover Tadley and work on a guaranteed no win, no fee basis.

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Meet our team

The national network of QLS solicitors handle all injury compensation claims in Tadley, from fast track whiplash cases to serious motorcycle injury claims. Our solicitors are selected on the basis of their track record in winning cases and their level of specialist experience.

To meet more of the Quittance team, click here.

Kevin Walker Serious Injury Panel Solicitor
Rakhi Chauhan Road Accident Panel Solicitor
Tim Fieldhouse Industrial Disease Panel Solicitor

What experience do your solicitors have of winning claims in Tadley?

We are a nationwide network of specialist solicitors that helps people injured in Tadley, Hampshire and across the country, get compensation.

In 2017, we assisted hundreds of people in Hampshire get compensation for a range of injury circumstances, from car accidents to scaffolding accidents.

With a 90% success rate, we offer a service that is as stress-free as possible. Local medical centres, home visits (where necessary) and experienced claims specialists, means the claims process does not have to take over your life.


Can I get 100% No Win, No Fee?

If your claim is not successful, our No Win, No Fee policy covers 100% of your legal fees. This means you will never be out of pocket.

The importance of choosing the best no win no fee personal injury solicitor for your circumstances

You will be liaising with your solicitor for a long period of time, from several months for minor and moderate injury to potentially years for complex cases. All solicitors are regulated by the SRA, but the level of service offered by different firms varies.

Your solicitor should be someone you can rely on throughout the claims process to provide both practical guidance and specialist legal advice.

Does the location of the solicitor matter?

Claimants are not restricted to local firms and can make a selection based on the success fee a solicitor charges or other service factors.

Usually, the only aspect that needs a local service provider 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.

Compensation is restricted by the expenses you have incurred and by set recommended 'general damages' depending on the nature of the injury. Experience can also have an impact on the amount of compensation your solicitor will be able to negotiate. Find out more here.

The questions you should ask a solicitor are "what success fee and ATE premium do you charge?" and "how much of the compensation will I keep?".

Read Tadley solicitor reviews

The quality of advice offered by injury lawyers, as with any professional service, can vary a great deal.

Online reviews can certainly be a good place to start if you are considering which solicitor to select.

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Case studies

Serious Injury Solicitor

Rakhi Chauhan secures £80,000 following a road collision with a lorry

The victim was forced off the road when a lorry driver fell asleep at the wheel.

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Serious Injury Solicitor

Kevin Walker obtains £80,000 for a construction worker's catastrophic hand injury

The worker also recieved trauma-specialist physiotherapy, welfare advice and state-of-the-art prostheses.

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Jenny Jones, Senior litigator

About the author

With over 20 years' experience in the law, Jenny has spent the last decade specialising in personal injury, with a particular focus on industrial disease cases.

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