Updated: Friday, 5th August 2016
Whether you are based in Tenterden or anywhere else in the UK, our experienced injury solicitors can take on your claim and we will set up a medical assessment at a medical centre near you.
Making a claim
Claims should be made within three years of the date of the injury in the majority of cases.
Whether compensation is being claimed for a slip, trip or work accident in Tenterden, a successful compensation claim has these key elements. It must be shown that a duty of care was owed, that this duty was breached, and the breach was the cause of the injury or illness.
In all cases, a short, free call with a specialist lawyer will provide answers and useful advice.
Choosing the best no win no fee personal injury lawyer
Finding a suitable solicitor to act for you is a crucial step towards achieving the highest compensation settlement for your injuries.
What is the best way to ensure you instruct the best one to act for you?
Do I need to go with a local solicitor ?
Choosing a nearby lawyers office is not very relevant as cases are usually run by phone, post and email.
It is however necessary to go with a company that offers a national network as you will usually be expected to attend a medical examination.
What should you look for when comparing Tenterden solicitor reviews?
Talking to a solicitor about your case is an easy way to identify whether they are a good fit. Reviews for personal injury law firms are a useful when contrasting the approach and service levels taken by individual firms.
The diversity in success fees between different firms is an important consideration for Claimants.
To illustrate the point, the amount of compensation retained by a Claimant who was awarded £67,670 for lung cancer can range from £40,602 to £57,519.
Read more at : How to compare injury solicitors quotes
What kinds of claims for compensation does Quittance conduct in Tenterden?
Quittance's panel of experienced solicitors have guided Claimants in Tenterden and across Kent whose accidents led to serious injuries. Examples of injuries sustained in Tenterden include:
Quittance has assisted people, from lathe operators to traders, to seek financial compensation. Work injury figures for the Ashford local authority collated under RIDDOR by the HSE:
|RIDAGGR reported work accidents in Ashford Local Authority||2011/12||2012/13||2013/14|
|Electric shock injury||1||0||0|
|Harmful substance exposure (e.g. PVC)||4||1||1|
|Fall from height||13||10||14|
|Slip, trip, fall same level||59||40||34|
|Struck by moving vehicle||2||1||1|
|Struck by object||24||12||13|
Tenterden serious injury compensation
The Quittance team understand the vital change a successful claim can make to the lives of people whose lives have been affected by serious injury. By reducing the financial pressure severe injury places on an injured Claimant and their family, a successful claim helps Claimants to focus on their rehabilitation.
Medical and clinical negligence in Tenterden
Medical negligence (which is correctly called Clinical Negligence) is where there has been a failure to carry out a responsibility by a medical professional. An example could be an accident and emergency compensation claim. Quittance's panel of lawyers covering Kent and Tenterden have helped Claimants with claims filed against local hospitals including Benenden Hospital, Goddards Green Road, Benenden, Cranbrook, TN17 4AX.
Slip and trip accidents
Health and Safety data underline the fact that employee slips and trips are by some margin the most frequent accident in the Kent workplace in 2014/15. These types of accident are sometimes connected to injuries attributed to other causes e.g. being hit by tools in use, a lifting injury or a lake drowning accident. Public liability negligence claims injuries such as broken toes experienced on potholes are also quite prevalent with pavement trips having happened in the area.
Road accidents in Tenterden
Our network of qualified injury solicitors have vast experience in negotiating optimum damages for Claimants who have sustained an injury in a car or motorcycle accident in Tenterden.
Road traffic accidents involving all vehicles in Tenterden are relatively common. Statistics from accidents reported to the police show a total of 5830 accidents (5236 slight accidents, 546 serious accidents and 48 fatal accidents) in 2013 in Kent local authority district. By 2014 the total had increased to 6,303.
Solicitors can help Claimants with claiming maximum compensation for industrial illness ranging from noise induced hearing loss to Vibration White Finger.
Tenterden No Win, No Fee Solicitors
In the event that you succeed in the injury claim, your legal fees are paid by the losing party. If your claim is not successful, a No Win, No Fee agreement with the lawyer means that the solicitor's legal costs will not be charged.
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What to do next
Whether you are ready to start you claim now or are simply looking for more information, Quittance can help.
Get more information
Quittance give detailed information to help people affected by injury decide whether to proceed.
Find answers to popular questions asked by people looking for claims advice in the FAQ section.
Ready to make a compensation claim?
You can begin your injury claim online here or phone us on 0800 612 7456.
Contact a member of Quittance's team today for more detail about you claim. Phone 0800 612 7456 or book a callback.