Were you injured in an accident that wasn't your fault?
Our personal injury experts are here to help.
If your injuries were caused by someone else's negligence, you may be entitled to claim financial compensation.
We have helped injured people in Warwickshire and throughout the UK claim compensation for:
Do I have a claim?
The main criteria for making a claim are that the injury must have occurred.
- within the last three years (except in the case of children), and;
- another person was negligent or at fault, and;
- that person owed you a duty of care.
Are there any other points to consider?
Yes. There are several other factors that can affect whether a successful no win, no fee claim will be possible, such as the type of accident or whether there was a criminal incident.
It costs nothing to find out if you are eligible to claim. Speak to a legally trained expert now on 0800 376 1001. Alternatively, find out if you have a claim with our Personal Injury 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 Warwickshire
If you have been injured on Warwickshire's roads because of another driver's behaviour, you have the right to start a claim for compensation.
Whether you were involved in a cycling accident, or were a passenger in a car accident, this expert guide sets out how to make a road accident claim.Road accident claims
Work accident claims in Warwickshire
If you have been injured as a result of your employer's actions or negligence, you have the right to make a claim.
Whether you are a full or part-time employee, or a temp employed via an agency, our work accident claim guide explains your legal rights and how to start a successful work accident claim.Work accident claims
Other types of injury claim
Injuries in a public place
Health and Saftey Executive (HSE) figures show that employee slips and trips are still the most frequent accident at work in West Midlands in 2014/15. They are often the precursor to accidents categorised as another type of accident for instance being hit by an object falling from a machine or an electrical discharge accident. Public liability claims for injuries like strained muscles occurring on obstructed walkways are also quite common with pavement trips having occurred recently.
Litigators can help with claiming compensation for industrial illness ranging from allergic contact dermatitis to mercury poisoning.
Read more about Industrial disease compensation claims
More injury claim types
The lasting effect of serious and catastrophic injury will be understood by Courts and insurance companies when working out compensation.
Compensation should ease the financial load and reduce the pressure on an injured claimant and their family so they can focus on rehabilitation. Our network of expert solicitors have helped families collect compensation for many chronic conditions and catastrophic injuries. Injuries and illnesses referred to as catastrophic or serious include serious psychiatric harm, brain tumours and lung cancer.
Read more about Serious injury compensation claims
Warwickshire 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.
Warwickshire 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 Warwickshire 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 Warwickshire 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
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to start a claim
What experience do you have of claims in Warwickshire?
We are a nationwide panel of specialist solicitors that assists people in Warwickshire and throughout the country, obtain financial compensation for their injuries.
Last year, we assisted 100's of claimants throughout Warwickshire seek compensation for a range of accidents and injuries, from cycling accidents to factory accidents.
With a first-rate claims record, we offer a service that is as convenient and stress-free as possible. Local medical appointments, home appointments (if necessary) and expert advice, enables you to focus on your recovery.
Can I get 100% No Win, No Fee?
If your claim is not successful, our No Win, No Fee policy covers 100% of your legal fees. This takes the financial risk out of making a claim.
Are Warwickshire claimants restricted to only local lawyers?
As with many professional services, you do not need to choose a lawyer near you.
Medical exams will usually need to be conducted locally. Quittance's national network of medical professionals will assist with this critical stage of the claims process.
Your lawyer will arrange for a medical practitioner in your area to conduct your medical.
Read Warwickshire solicitor reviews
The quality of advice offered by solicitors, as with any professional service, can vary.
Speaking to friends or relatives or reading reviews can be instructive if you are trying to decide which solicitor to choose.
Read more Personal injury solicitor reviews
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.