Updated: Thursday, 4th August 2016
No matter whether you are based in Tetbury or anywhere in the country, Quittance can can handle your claim and we will always arrange a medical assessment at a local medical centre.
Making an injury claim
Claims must, in most cases, be made within a 3-year window.
Whether a claim is being made for a road accident in Tetbury or work-related illness, proving a claim involves three components. It needs to be shown that:
- a duty of care was owed
- that the duty was breached
- the breach was the cause of the injury or illness
Your solicitor can take you through these points and should explain how they apply to your claim.
Help for potential Claimants looking for a personal injury solicitor
Selecting the best legal team to act for you is a critical step towards claiming the most compensation for your injuries.
With some over 100 offices within 25 miles of Tetbury (according to the Solicitors Regulation Authority website) - how do you make sure you choose the ideal company to help you?
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Service standards offered by lawyers, as with any professional service, vary enormously.
Speaking to friends or relatives or reading reviews is a great place to start if you are attempting to decide which lawyer best serves your needs.
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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. Find out more here.
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 chronic asthma could vary between £21,230 and £34,760 (based on 2015 market research).
Will I have to choose a personal injury solicitor near me?
You do not need to pick a personal injury solicitor near you.
In most cases, 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.
Which claims for compensation do you handle in Tetbury?
Compensation can be claimed for a range of injury and illness across Tetbury. We can assist with:
Accidents at work
Quittance has helped people, from forklift drivers to systems developers, to claim work accident compensation. Work injury statistics for the Cotswold local authority are detailed under RIDDOR by the Health and Safety Executive in the following table:
|Work accidents in Cotswold Local Authority (RIDAGGR)||2011/12||2012/13||2013/14|
|Fall from height||14||13||12|
|Animal related (e.g. veterinary)||5||3||5|
|Lifting and handling injuries||28||23||12|
|Slip, trip, fall same level||26||30||36|
|Hit by vehicle||0||3||1|
|Struck by object||17||8||9|
|Trapped by something collapsing||0||0||1|
Slips, trips and falls
Officially recorded figures underline the fact that slips, trips and falls are by far the most common cause of injury at work in Gloucestershire. Slips, trips and falls are typically the initiators of accidents categorised as another type of accident e.g. being hit by machinery or a quarry drowning accident. Public place (Cotswold local authority) cases for injuries such as broken wrists occurring on potholes are also quite common with falls having happened in the local area.
Tetbury serious injury claims
The Courts recognise that serious injuries can have a significant impact on an individual.
Quittance fight to get compensation for severe injury and illness, which includes damages for medical expenses and care costs. Quittance's network of specialist law firms for many years have aided people affected by severe accidents. Injuries and illnesses considered to be catastrophic or serious range from deep vein thrombosis to brain injuries.
Road traffic accidents (RTA) in Tetbury
Accidents involving all vehicles in Tetbury are relatively commonplace. Officially reported accident data shows 32 fatal accidents, 181 serious accidents and 842 slight accidents in 2013 in Gloucestershire (Total events were 1055 local authority area. In 2014 the total had increased to 1,168.
Quittances panel of skilled road traffic accident lawyers have decades of experience in fighting for optimum settlements for anyone injured in a car or motorcycle accident in Tetbury.
Medical negligence in Tetbury
Medical negligence, which is more correctly called 'clinical negligence', is the term used to describe a breach in the duty of care by a medical provider. Quittance's panel of injury lawyers covering Gloucestershire and Tetbury have been instructed on claims brought against private and NHS hospitals that include Tetbury Hospital, Malmesbury Road, Tetbury, GL8 8XB.
Lawyers can assist with claiming maximum compensation for diverse industrial illnesses that include anything from Noise induced hearing loss (NIHL) to rubber industry health and safety lapses.
No Win, No Fee Solicitors in Tetbury
No Win, No Fee agreements protect injured Claimants from a requirement to pay their solicitor's fees if the case is not won.
Quittance's 100% No Win, No Fee promise
No Win, No Fee means that you will face no hidden fees. With Quittance's 100% No Win, No Fee guarantee, you will not be charged unexpected costs and there is no catch whatsoever.
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.
Find out more
Quittance give detailed answers to help people affected by injury choose whether to make a claim for injury compensation.
Get more answers online without picking up the phone. Read our frequently asked questions here.
Start your personal injury claim
Phone a personal injury solicitor on 0800 612 7456 to get your personal injury claim underway, or start the compensation claim online here.
Quittance's specialist team help Claimants every day. Need more information? You can request a free callback or call 0800 612 7456.