Were you injured in an accident that was not your fault?
Our specialist personal injury team are here to help, so you can focus on your recovery.
If you have been injured and you think it is someone else's fault, you could make a claim for financial compensation.
We have helped hundreds of people in Wandsworth, London and across the UK claim compensation for:
Do I have a personal injury claim?
You should be able to claim financial compensation for your injury if the accident (or 'date of knowledge') happened.
- in the last three years, and;
- someone else was to blame, and;
- that person owed you a duty of care.
Is there anything else that can affect my eligibility to claim?
Yes. In reality, there are several factors that can have a bearing on whether a successful compensation claim will be possible, such as the circumstances of your injury or where the injury occurred.
We can verify whether you have a valid claim over the phone. Speak to a legal expert now on 0800 376 1001. Alternatively, find out if you have a claim with our Instant Claim Checker.
The amount of money you could claim for your injury will depend on:
- the extent of your injury, and
- any financial losses or costs you have incurred.
At the start of your claim, your solicitor will consider the many ways your injury has affected your life. Your solicitor will take all of these effects into account to calculate the correct compensation award for you.
This calculation will factor in 'general damages' and 'special damages'.
General damages are awarded for pain, suffering and loss of amenity (PSLA).
Awards for general damages are set by the Judicial College and published in their guidelines for personal injury awards.
Special damages are for financial losses and expenses you have incurred as a result of the accident.
What can I claim for after an injury? (see list)
Examples of special damages (losses you can claim for) include:
- Lost earnings (including future earnings)
- Medical treatment costs
- Travel costs
- Costs of care
- Costs of adapting your home or car
Calculate my injury compensation
Calculating how much compensation you can claim for an injury can be complicated.
Our injury compensation calculator tells you if you may have a claim, how much compensation you could claim, and what you can claim for.
Find out what your injury claim could be worth now:
Road accident claims in Wandsworth
If you are injured on Wandsworth's roads due to the behaviour of another road user, you have a right to claim injury compensation.
It does not matter whether you were injured in a motorcycle accident on Wandsworth's roads, or have been hurt in a car accident, Quittance's guide explains how to claim road accident compensation.Road accident claims
Work accident claims in Wandsworth
If you?ve suffered an injury following an accident at work, you may be able to claim financial compensation.
Whatever you do for a living, whether you had a crush injury or have been exposed to toxic chemicals, our work accident claim guide shows you how to make a successful compensation claim.Work accident claims
Other types of injury claim
Clinical (or medical) negligence is the term used when someone is injured due to a doctor or other health worker's carelessness. Quittance's expert panel of injury lawyers can help you claim compensation from the NHS trust or private clinic responsible.
If you only want a better understanding of events as opposed to financial compensation, you can raise a formal complaint. For example, you can write to Central and North West London NHS Foundation Trust, 350 Euston Road, Regent's Place, London, to make a complaint against Central and North West London NHS Foundation Trust.
Read more: Medical negligence compensation claims
Injury solicitors can help with claiming compensation for industrial illness including anything from chemical poisoning to rubber industry health and safety lapses.
Read more: Industrial disease compensation claims
More injury claim types
We understand the vital change injury compensation makes to the lives of severely injured claimants.
Our network of solicitors work to achieve the maximum compensation for severe injury and illness. This includes compensation for physiotherapy and treatment. Our network of specialist solicitors work with insurance providers and doctors to make sure families affected by serious accidents receive the support they need.
Read more: Serious injury compensation claims
Wandsworth No Win, No Fee solicitors
A No Win, No Fee agreement protects you by ensuring that you will not need to pay any legal fees if your claim is unsuccessful. No Win, No Fee agreements are also called a Conditional Fee Agreement or CFA.
Wandsworth injury claimants will also not have to pay any fees upfront with a CFA.
No Win, No Fee guarantee
Our panel of No Win, No Fee solicitors have helped injured people in Wandsworth, London and throughout the UK make a claim without any financial risk.
What do I pay if I win my injury claim?
Your personal injury solicitor will receive a success fee when they settle your injury claim. This fee is deducted from your final compensation.
By law, a solicitor's success fee can be up to a maximum of 25%, whichever law firm you choose.
You can discuss the success fee percentage with your injury lawyer before the claim process starts.
What do I pay if I do not win my injury claim?
You will not have to pay any legal fees if your solicitor does not win your injury claim. Your solicitor may take out insurance to ensure you will have nothing to pay.
How we can help you
Your solicitor will fight for the best possible compensation settlement for you, and the highly-experienced panel of solicitors have an excellent track record of winning injury claims in Wandsworth and cross the UK.
If you have any questions, or would like to start a No Win No Fee claim, we are open:
- 8am to 9pm weekdays
- 9am to 6pm on Saturday
- 9.30am to 5pm on Sunday
Call us for FREE advice on 0800 376 1001, or arrange a call back from a friendly, legally-trained advisor:
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if you can claim
- No obligation
to start a claim
How much experience do the solicitors have of handling claims in Wandsworth?
Quittance Legal Services (QLS) is a national panel of award winning solicitors dedicated to helping injured people in Wandsworth, London and across the country, obtain compensation.
We have helped hundreds of people across London get compensation for a range of accidents and injuries, including motorbike pillion passenger accidents and workplace accidents.
Medical centres in every town in the UK, home visits (if required) and an expert team, mean that claiming compensation is as stress-free as possible.
Do you work on a 100% No Win, No Fee basis?
Our no win, no fee service means that 100% of your legal fees are covered if your case is not successful. With nothing to pay up front, the success fee is only payable if you win your case.
Wandsworth personal injury solicitor reviews
Levels of service provided by solicitors, as with any service, vary enormously.
Reviews can certainly be instructive when mulling over which lawyer to act for you and which considerations are most important to you.
Read more - Personal injury solicitors reviews
Does the location of the lawyer 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.
Medical exams will usually need to be conducted locally. Quittance's national medical network will assist with this critical stage of the claims process.
Wherever your solicitor is based, they will arrange for a local medical expert to carry out the exam.
The variation in the level of personal injury success fees charged by solicitors is an important consideration for claimants.
For instance the amount retained by an injured person agreeing on a settlement of £15,689 for displaced metatarsal fractures could conceivably vary from £9,413 to £13,335.
Read more at Get a personal injury quote
Can I claim for someone else?
Yes. In certain circumstances, it is possible to claim compensation on behalf of another person in the capacity of a 'litigation friend'.
If an injured person is either too young or vulnerable, too injured or otherwise unable to claim on their own behalf, their litigation friend can handle the claim process on behalf of the injured person.
The litigation friend will be responsible for communicating with the solicitors, and for making decisions in respect of the claim.
Can I claim if I was partly responsible for an accident?
You may still be able to claim compensation even if you contributed to your accident or to your injuries.
However, if you were partly to blame (known as contributory negligence), your compensation may be reduced and it may be more difficult to prove liability.
How long will my claim take?
The length of time needed to secure compensation can vary considerably.
For example, straightforward car accident claims can settle in a matter of weeks, whereas complex medical negligence cases can take years.
Injury claims can also take longer if it is not clear who is responsible for your injury, or if liability is denied by the defendant.
Taken from average case times, this table sets out approximately how long personal injury claims take to settle:
Personal injury claim type
Estimated claim duration*
4 to 9 months
6 to 9 months
12 to 36 months
12 to 18 months
6 to 9 months
3 to 4 months**
12 to 18 months**
**Official Criminal Injuries Compensation Authority (CICA) Government agency and Motor Insurers’ Bureau (MIB) figures.
Will I have to go to court?
Highly unlikely. The vast majority of claims that are settled by the solicitor panel are settled out of court.
Only a very small percentage (approx. 5%) of personal injury claims go to court. Generally, only very complex cases, or those where liability cannot be resolved, end up in court.
Cases that do ultimately go to court are held in front of a judge, not a jury.
Will I have to go to a solicitor's office?
No. You will not need visit a solicitor's office. As with most professional services, it is no longer necessary to meet face to face with your solicitor. Personal injury claims are dealt with via email, post and telephone.
Should you need to have a medical, this will be arranged at a medical centre near you or at your GP's surgery.
Can I get an early compensation payment?
If you suffer financial hardship as a result of an injury, you may be able to claim an interim compensation payment.
An interim payment is a partial settlement of your claim which is paid before your claim is concluded. The amount you receive in interim payments would then be deducted from your final compensation settlement or award.