Updated: Thursday, 4th August 2016
Whether you are based in Wem or anywhere else in England or Wales, Quittance can will handle your claim and we will always arrange a medical report at a local medical centre.
Making a claim
Injury claims should usually be made within 3 years of the injury.
Considerable legislation is in place to support individuals considering a claim, and our network of personal injury solicitors have many years of experience giving advice to clients on the likelihood of success.
To win a personal injury case, it should be demonstrated that the Defendant owed you a duty of care, that the Defendant breached that duty, and that your injury or illness was caused by that breach.
How to pick the best no win no fee personal injury lawyer to represent you
Identifying the best lawyer for your legal case is the most important step towards successfully claiming the highest compensation settlement for your injuries.
With over 100 offices within a 25 radius of Wem (SRA 2015 figures), what is the best way to make sure you choose the ideal company to handle your case?
Read Wem solicitor reviews
Levels of service provided by lawyers, as with any service, vary considerably.
Reviews can certainly be a good place to start when attempting to decide which lawyer to choose.
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Does the location of the lawyer matter?
You do not need to pick a solicitor near you.
Medicals will usually need to be conducted locally. Quittance's national network of medical professionals 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 diversity in the level of personal injury success fees and insurance premiums between law firms working on Conditional Fee Agreements (CFA) is considerable.
As an example the amount of financial compensation retained by a Claimant awarded £67,671 for lung cancer can range from £40,603 to £57,520.
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What cases does Quittance handle in Wem?
Quittance's panel of solicitors have assisted people get compensation for a wide range of injury and illness.
Courts recognise that a serious injury will have a life-altering impact on a Claimant. By reducing the financial pressure serious injury imposes on a Claimant, injury compensation enables people to focus on recovery and rehabilitation.
Quittance's panel of expert law firms engage with the other side's legal representatives, insurance companies and medical providers to make sure Claimants impacted by serious accidents receive the legal and medical support they need. Injuries held to be catastrophic or serious include deep vein thrombosis, eye injuries and lung cancer.
Slip and trip accidents
Reported data underline the fact that employee slips and trips continue to be the most prevalent cause of accidents leading to injury at work in Shropshire and the UK in 2014/15. Slips, trips and falls are quite often the forerunner to injuries filed under a different category such as being hit by another person or a lake drowning accident. Public place cases for injuries like broken wrists suffered on slippery pavements are also quite common with pavement crack trips having happened recently.
Quittance has helped Claimants injured at work, from factory workers to veterinary surgeons, to claim compensation from their employer. Accident statistics in the Shropshire local authority made available in accordance with regulations by the Government in the following table:
|RIDAGGR reported work accidents in Shropshire Local Authority||2011/12||2012/13||2013/14|
|Electric shock injury||1||3||2|
|Machinery related injury||33||21||20|
|Fire related (e.g. scars)||0||1||1|
|Harmful substance exposure (e.g. PVC)||10||5||2|
|Fall from height (ladder)||41||40||29|
|Injured by an animal||10||11||8|
|Lifting and handling injuries||198||85||100|
|Slip, trip or fall (not from height)||157||131||115|
|Hit by vehicle||4||7||10|
|Hit by object||70||40||48|
|Trapped by something collapsing||1||0||1|
Clinical negligence in Wem
Medical negligence (which is now more correctly known as clinical negligence) is where an illness or injury is associated with a failure to carry out a responsibility on the part of a medical provider. Our panel of personal injury lawyers covering Wem have helped with compensation claims made against the health service including Whitchurch Community Hospital, Claypit Street, Whitchurch, SY13 1NT.
Litigators can help with getting compensation for industrial illnesses that range from noise induced hearing loss to pneumoconiosis.
Road traffic accidents in Wem
Quittances network of road traffic accident injury lawyers have years of experience in fighting for the highest awards for people injured in a car or motorbike accident in Wem.
Road traffic accidents involving cars, mororbikes and all other vehicles in Wem are common. Police repoetrs reveal that there were 18 fatal accidents, 101 serious accidents and 694 slight accidents in 2013 in Shropshire (Total events were 813 local authority area. By 2014 the total had increased to 835. Accidents in Wem in 2013 included crashes on the single carriageway of the B5063 and B5476 junction and on the single carriageway of the B5476 and B5065 junction.
How No Win, No Fee solicitors look after cases in Wem
CFAs (or No Win, No Fee agreements) secure clients from a requirement to pay legal fees if the injury claim is not won.
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What to do next
Whether you are ready to start you claim now or are simply looking for more information, Quittance can help.
Find out more about claiming compensation
Before you choose to instruct your solicitor arm yourself with as much information about the process as you think is necessary. The right information will help you to make the best decision for your future.
If you have more questions before phoning, try our FAQ pages.
Ready to start a claim for compensation?
Once you are ready to proceed, you can begin your claim by phoning 0800 612 7456 or with the online contact form here.
Contact a member of Quittance's network of specialists today to discuss your claim. Call 0800 612 7456 or get a callback.