Updated: Tuesday, 2nd August 2016
If you are based in Telford or anywhere else in the UK, our expert solicitors can take on your claim and we will always arrange a medical report at a centre near you .
Making a personal injury claim
Injury claims should, in the majority of cases, be made within 3 years of the injury.
Considerable legislation is in place to give support to people seeking compensation, and Quittance's panel of personal injury lawyers have many years of experience advising their clients on the likelihood of success.
To win a Telford personal injury case, it must be proven 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.
Making your claim sooner will enable statements from witnesses and other evidence to be gathered in support of your claim by the lawyer.
Picking the best personal injury solicitor
Finding the most suitable lawyer to act for you is a key step towards receiving the highest compensation settlement.
With approximately 100 offices within 25 miles of Telford, what is the best way to make sure you instruct the ideal law firm for your needs?
Telford solicitor reviews
The levels of service offered by lawyers, as with any service, vary enormously.
Reading reviews is a great place to start when considering which lawyer to go with.
The disparity in the level of success fees and insurance premiums charged by law firms is considerable.
For instance the amount retained by an injured person having been awarded £23,442 for loss of smell can range from £14,065 to £19,925.
Further reading - Get a personal injury quote
Will you need to select a local Telford injury lawyer ?
The location of a lawyers office is not very critical as injury cases are normally run remotely.
However, you should choose a law firm with national medical centres as Claimants will usually be expected to attend a medical exam.
Personal injury compensation claims we conduct
Quittance's network of expert lawyers have represented people in Telford whose situations ranged and resulted in serious injury including:
Slip and trip injuries
Official figures underline the fact that slips and trips are by far the most frequent accident at work in Shropshire. Slips and trips are typically lead to injuries filed under a different category like being hit by an object falling from a machine or a harmful substance accident. Public liability negligence claims injuries like strained muscles happening on raised flagstones are also common with slips and trips having happened recently.
Accidents in the workplace
Quittance has assisted people, from members of the army to training and development officers, to claim compensation from their employer. Injury and illness figures in the Telford and Wrekin local authority are compiled in accordance with RIDDOR by the Government and set out below:
|Work accidents in Telford and Wrekin Local Authority (HSE)||2011/12||2012/13||2013/14|
|Exposed to fire||2||0||0|
|Harmful substance exposure (e.g. exposure to Teflon fumes)||6||1||1|
|Fall from height||37||13||22|
|Lifting and carrying||134||64||86|
|Slip, trip, fall same level||105||84||71|
|Struck by moving vehicle||3||7||7|
|Struck by object||43||24||26|
|Trapped by something collapsing||1||1||5|
Clinical negligence in Telford
Medical negligence, which is now more properly referred to as clinical negligence, is the term for when an illness or injury results from a breach in the duty of care by a healthcare professional. Our panel of solicitors covering Telford have handled compensation claims brought against hospitals including The Princess Royal Hospital, Apley Castle, Grainger Drive, Telford, TF1 6TF.
Quittance recognise the vital difference a compensation claim can make to seriously injured Claimants. Compensation should ease the financial load on an injured Claimant and their dependants enabling them to prioritise recovery and rehabilitation. Our panel of expert law firms have aided Claimants collect compensation for many catastrophic injuries and chronic conditions. Injury and illness categorised as serious range from multiple fractures to dioxin poisoning.
Road traffic compensation claims
Road traffic accidents involving all vehicles in Telford are relatively commonplace. Statistics from accidents reported to the police show a total of 341 accidents (305 slight accidents, 34 serious accidents and 2 fatal accidents) in 2013 in Telford and Wrekin local authority area. By 2014 total accidents had increased to 399. Accidents in the Telford area in 2013 included car crashes on the single carriageway of the B5061 and A442 roundabout and on the single carriageway of the A464 and A442 roundabout.
Quittances panel of proficient no win no fee litigators have years of experience in securing the highest settlements for anyone who has been hurt in a car or motorcycle crash in Telford.
Personal injury solicitors can help with securing compensation for industrial illnesses that range from asbestos related disease to vibration white finger.
Telford No Win, No Fee Expert Lawyers
No Win, No Fee agreements, also known as CFAs or Conditional Fee Agreements protect injured Claimants from the requirement to settle legal fees if their claim is not successful.
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Quittance promise No Win, No Fee means you will not have to pay your lawyer's fees should you do not win the injury claim. Click here for more about our 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.
Learn more about your claim
Before you instruct you should arm yourself with as much information about the process as you think is necessary. Answers can help you make the right decision for your future.
If you have more questions before picking up the phone, see our FAQ section.
Ready to begin?
Call Quittance on 0800 612 7456 or 0333 344 6575 to make the claim for compensation. Alternatively, you can begin a compensation claim online.
Speak to the Quittance team today for more information about the process. Call 0800 612 7456 or book a callback.