Updated: Saturday, 10th September 2016
No matter whether you are based in Thetford or anywhere else in the UK, our personal injury solicitors can handle your claim and we will always arrange a medical report at a local medical centre.
Making a personal injury claim
Powerful legislation exists to support injured Claimants, and our panel of expert solicitors have years of experience advising clients on the strength of their claims.
People with certain illnesses or conditions like hand-arm vibration syndrome are frequently still able to claim even if the illness was triggered by events some years ago. In these circumstances, it is the date of diagnosis that is important.
Whether a claim is being made for a road accident in Thetford, there are three elements to a successful personal injury claim. It must be demonstrated on the balance of probabilities that:
- the person or company causing the injury owed you a duty of care
- the duty of care was breached
- this breach caused your illness or injury
Answers to your questions and practical guidance will be offered through a no-obligation phone consultation with an expert solicitor.
What to think about when choosing the best personal injury solicitor
Choosing the best solicitor to assist you is a key step towards securing the highest compensation award for your illness or injuries.
How can you ensure you choose the most appropriate one to work with?
Do you have to choose a personal injury solicitor in Thetford?
You do not need to instruct a lawyer near you.
The only element of a personal injury claim that usually needs a local service provider is the medical. This exam is carried out in partnership with a member of our national medical network.
Read Thetford solicitor reviews
The standards of communication and advice provided by solicitors, as with any service, vary considerably.
Online reviews can certainly be a good place to start when considering which solicitor to go with.
The contrast in the amount of success fees and After the Event (ATE) insurance premiums charged by firms often surprises prospective Claimants.
For instance the amount retained by an injured person accepting a settlement of £15,687 for neck injuries causing spondylosis, serious limitation of movement or permanent/recurring pain might vary from £9,412 to £13,334.
Read more at How to compare personal injury solicitors
Which kinds of compensation claims do you handle in Thetford?
It is possible to claim compensation for a broad range of injuries throughout Thetford. Quittance can assist with injuries including:
Thetford solicitors for serious injury compensation
The Quittance team understand the vital change a compensation claim makes to seriously injured Claimants. By limiting the pressure serious injury puts on an injured Claimant and their dependants, compensation helps them to prioritise their rehabilitation.
Our panel of lawyers have aided Claimants receive damages for many chronic conditions and catastrophic injuries. Injuries referred to as serious and catastrophic include eye injuries and deep vein thrombosis.
Slip, trip and fall accidents
Reported statistics emphasise the fact that employee slips and trips are the most common cause of injury at work in Norfolk in 2015. Slips and trips are typically lead to accidents recorded in a different category like being hit by a moving object, a lifting injury or an exposure to an explosion accident. Public liability litigation for injuries like bruised backs happening on obstructed pathways are also common with street trips having happened in the area.
Litigators can assist with getting compensation for diverse industrial illnesses that range from mesolthelioma to mercury poisoning.
Clinical and medical negligence in Thetford
Medical negligence - which is correctly known as 'Clinical Negligence' - is the legal term a breach in the duty of care on the part of a GP or any other medical provider. An example case might be a cancer negligence compensation claim. Quittance's expert panel of injury solicitors covering Thetford have assisted with cases filed against hospitals that include BMI St Edmunds Hospital, St. Marys Square, Bury St. Edmunds, IP33 2AA.
Accidents in the workplace
Quittance has assisted people, from warehouse assistants to systems designers, to get the compensation they deserve. Work accident figures for the Forest Heath local authority collated under reporting legislation by the Government and set out below:
|Workplace accidents in Forest Heath Local Authority (RIDAGGR)||2011/12||2012/13||2013/14|
|Electric shock injury||2||0||1|
|Machinery related injury||5||2||1|
|Exposed to explosion||0||0||1|
|Harmful substance related||2||4||1|
|Fall from height||34||28||29|
|Animal related (e.g. veterinary)||71||39||53|
|Lifting and carrying||31||20||21|
|Slip, trip, fall same level||43||33||25|
|Struck by moving vehicle||3||3||1|
|Struck by object||8||4||13|
|Trapped under falling object||0||2||2|
Road traffic accidents (RTA) in Thetford
Accidents involving vehicles in Thetford are relatively commonplace. Gov. uk statistics show 40 fatal accidents, 352 serious accidents and 1999 slight accidents in 2013 in Norfolk (Total events were 2391 local authority district. By 2014 accidents increased to 2,578. Accidents in the Thetford area in 2013 included road traffic collisions on the A11 and A134 roundabout and on the A11 and B1107 roundabout.
Our panel of best of breed no win no fee personal injury lawyers are experienced in in negotiating optimum awards for people hurt in a road accident in Thetford.
No Win, No Fee Personal injury Solicitors in Thetford
CFAs, also known as No Win, No Fee agreements preserve Thetford Claimants from an obligation to pay their solicitor's fees if the claim is not won.
100% No Win, No Fee
No Win, No Fee means that you will have absolutely no hidden costs and you will not be out of pocket if you lose your claim. With our No Win, No Fee, you will not be charged unexpected costs and there will be no catch hiding in the small print. Read more about our No Win, No Fee
What to do next
Whether you are ready to start you claim now or are simply looking for more information, Quittance can help.
Learn more about the claims process
Making the right decision for you depends on the correct information. Get any questions answered before you choose a solicitor.
Find answers to questions asked by people seeking claims advice on our frequently asked questions page.
Ready to start your claim for compensation?
You can start the claim here or call us on 0800 612 7456 to speak to an expert solicitor.
If you have anything else to ask, contact 0800 612 7456 or request a callback at a more convenient time.