Updated: Thursday, 4th August 2016
No matter whether you are based in Willingham or anywhere else in England or Wales, our personal injury lawyers will take on your claim and we will set up a medical report at a medical centre near your home.
Making an injury claim
Injury claims must, in most cases, be made within a 3-year window.
Claimants who have been diagnosed with an illness or medical condition like industrial deafness are often still entitled to claim compensation even if the condition developed as the result of events that happened years ago. In such cases, it is the date of knowledge, or diagnosis that is considered.
Whether a claim is being made for a road accident in Willingham or slip or trip, there are three elements to a successful personal injury claim. It needs to be proven that the person or company causing the injury owed you a duty of care, that this duty of care was breached, and this breach caused your illness or injury.
The solicitor will look at how your case relates to each of the points.
Advice for those looking for a personal injury solicitor
Choosing the most appropriate legal expert for your legal case is a crucial step towards getting the most compensation for your injuries.
With over 100 solicitors offices within 25 miles of Willingham (according to the Solicitors Regulation Authority website in 2015), what is the best way to ensure you select the most appropriate law firm for your needs?
Check Willingham solicitor reviews
The standards of communication and advice provided by lawyers, as with any service, can differ considerably.
Online reviews can be informative when trying to decide which solicitor to choose.
Read more : Personal injury lawyer reviews
The variation in the level of success fees between different firms is important for Claimants.
To illustrate the point, the amount retained by a Claimant who was awarded £43,906 for back injuries causing chronic permanent symptoms could conceivably vary from £26,343 to £37,320.
Read more at How to compare injury solicitors quotes
Will I have to choose a law firm near me?
You do not need to select a lawyer near you.
Usually, 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.
Your lawyer will arrange for a medical practitioner in your area to conduct your medical.
Which claims do you handle?
Our network of specialist lawyers assist Claimants get compensation for a broad range of injury and illness.
Serious injury solicitors in Willingham
The long-term effect of serious injury will be understood by Courts and insurance companies when working out how much compensation to pay. Our panel of solicitors work for compensation for severe injury and illness. This includes damages for private medical treatment and case costs.
Accidents at work
Quittance has helped Claimants injured at work, from members of the air force to technical sales engineers, to claim work accident compensation. Injury and illness statistics for the East Cambridgeshire local authority collated under the Reporting of Injuries, Diseases and Dangerous Occurrences Regulations by the Health and Safety Executive in the following table:
|Work accidents in East Cambridgeshire Local Authority (RIDAGGR)||2011/12||2012/13||2013/14|
|Harmful substance exposure (e.g. toluene)||1||1||2|
|Fall from height (scaffolding)||22||12||35|
|Animal related (e.g. livestock)||19||8||6|
|Lifting and carrying||41||14||28|
|Slip, trip or fall||32||28||19|
|Hit by vehicle||0||3||1|
|Hit by falling object||25||9||10|
|Trapped by something collapsing||2||0||0|
Legal advisors can assist with claiming work related compensation for industrial illnesses including anything from mesolthelioma to pneumoconiosis.
Medical negligence in Willingham
Medical negligence - which is more correctly called 'Clinical Negligence' - is the term used to describe a breach of duty on the part of a healthcare provider. Quittance's panel of injury solicitors covering Cambridgeshire and Willingham have worked on cases brought against healthcare providers that include Spire Cambridge Lea Hospital, 30 New Road, Impington, Cambridge, CB24 9EL.
Slips, trips and falls
Health and Safety statistics expose the fact that employee slips, trips and falls are, by some degree, the most prevalent accident at work in Cambridgeshire in 2015. Slips, trips and falls are frequently the initiators of accidents categorised as something else e.g. being struck by a falling object or an exposure to fire accident. Public liability cases for injuries like broken wrists happening on poorly maintained roads are also quite prevalent with recent slips and trips having occurred in the local area.
Road traffic accidents (RTA) in Willingham
Accidents involving cars, motorbikes and other vehicles in Willingham are quite common. Government statistics reveal 28 fatal accidents, 277 serious accidents and 1664 slight accidents in 2013 in Cambridgeshire (Total events were 1969 local authority. By 2014 accidents increased to 2,049.
Quittances panel of personal injury lawyers have vast experience in getting maximum settlements for Claimants who have sustained an injury in a car or motorcycle crash in Willingham.
How No Win, No Fee lawyers take care of compensation claims in Willingham
Conditional Fee Agreements, more commonly known as No Win, No Fee agreements secure injured Claimants from a requirement to pay their solicitor's fees if they do not succeed in their claim.
A 'success fee' is charged by solicitors serving Willingham that work under a No Win, No Fee agreement. The fee is generally 25 percent and will be taken from your compensation settlement.
Can I get 100% No Win, No Fee
Some firms may charge extra costs if the case does not complete. Using Quittance's specialist lawyers, 100% No Win, No Fee protection is guaranteed, with no catches whatsoever.
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What happens next?
Whether you are ready to start you claim now or are simply looking for more information, Quittance can help.
Get further information
Making the right decision for you depends on the right information. Get answers to your questions before you make a decision.
If you have more questions before phoning, see our FAQ section.
Ready to begin?
Once you have chosen to get underway, you can begin a personal injury claim by calling 0800 612 7456 or using Quittance's online contact form.
Our expert team help injured people every day. If you have further questions, you can request a no-obligation callback or call us on 0800 612 7456 today.