Updated: Monday, 8th August 2016
Whether you are based in Warminster or anywhere else in England or Wales, Quittance can are able to take on your claim and we will arrange a medical report at a medical centre near your home.
Making a claim
Considerable legislation exists to support injured people who seek compensation, and our network of personal injury solicitors have many years of experience giving advice to clients regarding the likelihood of success.
People who have received a diagnosis of a medical condition or illness like industrial deafness are frequently still able to claim even where the illness's cause happened years or even decades earlier. The date of diagnosis is what is important in such circumstances.
To win a Warminster personal injury case, your solicitor must demonstrate that the Defendant owed you a duty of care, that this duty of care was breached by the Defendant, and the breach was the cause of your injury.
Beginning your claim as soon as possible will allow your lawyer to collect useful supporting evidence.
Choosing the best no win no fee personal injury solicitor to represent you
Instructing the best legal expert to act for you is the most important step towards getting the best compensation award.
With some over 100 offices within 25 miles of Warminster SRA website 2015), what is the best way to ensure you instruct the most appropriate law firm for your needs?
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.
You should be aware that the amount of compensation you get to keep can vary considerably from firm to firm (2015 research). No Win, No Fee solicitors will expect you to pay a success fee and an ATE insurance premium. For severe toe injuries, for example, the compensation you actually keep could vary from £11,110 to £17,050 depending on the fees charged by your lawyer.
You should be aware of how much of your compensation will be taken to cover these fees.
Are Warminster Claimants restricted to only local personal injury solicitors?
Many solicitors operate nationwide, allowing Claimants to make a choice based on factors including level of success fees charged and quality of service.
For the majority of claims, the only aspect that should be carried out locally 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.
Wherever your solicitor is based, they will arrange for a local medical expert to carry out the exam.
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Levels of service provided by lawyers, as with any service, can vary significantly.
Researching reviews can certainly be instructive when contemplating which lawyer to act for you.
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What types of compensation claims do you conduct?
Quittance's panel of personal injury solicitors have helped Claimants receive compensation for a range of injury and illness.
Clinical negligence in Warminster
Medical negligence, which is more properly called 'Clinical Negligence', is where an injury results from a breach of the duty of care by a medical provider, private or NHS. Quittance's panel of personal injury lawyers covering Warminster have helped people with legal cases filed against private and NHS hospitals that include Warminster Community Hospital, The Avenue, BA12 8QS.
We have assisted claims for Claimants, from members of the Royal Navy to transportation planners, to claim for their work related injuries. Work accident information for the Warminster local authority are compiled under RIDDOR legislation by the HSE excerpted below:
|Workplace accidents in Wiltshire Local Authority (HSE)||2011/12||2012/13||2013/14|
|Explosion related (e.g. gas)||0||2||0|
|Exposed to fire||2||0||5|
|Harmful substance exposure (e.g. toxic torts)||13||8||4|
|Fall from height (scaffolding)||62||48||63|
|Animal related (e.g. riding accident)||23||21||22|
|Lifting and handling injuries||222||140||141|
|Slip or trip||207||173||144|
|Struck by moving vehicle||11||7||14|
|Struck by object||74||41||60|
|Trapped underneath something||2||1||3|
Slips and trips
Health and Saftey Executive statistics emphasise the fact that employee slips and trips are still the most frequent accident at work in Wiltshire in 2014/15. Slips, trips and falls are typically the precursor to injuries incorrectly attributed to other causes such as being hit by another person or an exposure to fire accident. Public place compensation claims for injuries such as broken arms suffered on potholes are also quite prevalent with slips and trips having happened recently.
Personal injury solicitors can help Claimants with claiming compensation for diverse industrial illnesses including anything from mesolthelioma to vibration white finger.
Road traffic accidents in Warminster
Our panel of trained road traffic accident legal advisors have years of experience in obtaining the highest settlements for people hurt in a car or motorbike accident in Warminster.
Road accidents involving cars, mororbikes and all other vehicles in Warminster are common. Gov. uk statistics show 17 fatal accidents, 174 serious accidents and 1283 slight accidents in 2013 in Wiltshire (Total events were 1474 council area. By 2014 the total had increased to 1,607. Accidents in Warminster in 2013 included road traffic collisions on the single carriageway of the A36 and A350 roundabout and on the A36 and B3414 roundabout.
The Courts understand that a serious injury will have a life-altering effect on an affected individual. Quittance's network of specialist solicitors work for the maximum compensation for serious and catastrophic injury and illness, which includes compensation for the cost of ongoing treatment and care. Our network of expert law firms have aided people recover damages for numerous chronic conditions and catastrophic injuries. Injuries and illnesses categorised as serious and catastrophic range from birth negligence to concussion.
Warminster No Win, No Fee Specialist Lawyers
Solicitors looking after claims in Warminster in most cases work on the basis of a CFA (Conditional Fee Agreement), known as a No Win, No Fee agreement. The CFA prevents your lawyer from billing you for any legal costs if they lose the case.
A success fee is charged by lawyers that work under a No Win, No Fee agreement (Conditional Fee Agreement). The success fee will be in most cases 25% and will be deducted from your compensation.
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We guarantee that No Win, No Fee means you will never need to pay any of the solicitor's fees should your injury claim is unsuccessful. Click here for more about Quittance's 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.
We provide clear answers to help Claimants determine whether to go ahead.
Get more information online without having to call a law firm. Find our frequently asked questions here.
Get your personal injury claim underway
Once you have made the choice to proceed, you can start the claim by calling 0800 612 7456 or through the online contact form.
If you would like to discuss your options with a personal injury solicitor before making a decision, request a callback or phone us on 0800 612 7456.