Updated: Wednesday, 10th August 2016
Whether you are based in Winchcombe or anywhere else in the UK, our experienced injury lawyers will take on your claim and we will arrange a medical report at a centre near you .
Making an injury claim
Claims for personal injury compensation should be made in 3 years of an injury in most cases.
For most claims, making a successful claim has these key elements. It must be proven on the balance of probabilities 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.
Your solicitor will consider how your case relates to each of these points.
How do you select the best no win no fee personal injury lawyer?
Finding a suitable personal injury solicitor to act for you is the most important step towards securing the most compensation for your injuries.
With approximately 100 offices within a 25 radius of Winchcombe (according to the Solicitors Regulation Authority 2015 database), how do you make certain you select the best company to represent you?
Winchcombe personal injury solicitor reviews
The quality of advice provided by injury lawyers, as with any professional service, can vary to a large extent.
Researching online reviews can certainly be revealing if you are attempting to decide which lawyer to instruct.
The disparity in the amount of insurance premiums and success fees between lawyers is huge.
E.g. the amount of compensation retained by a successful Claimant awarded £19,293 for elbow injuries causing some long term problems can range from £11,576 to £16,399.
Additional reading How to compare injury solicitors quotes
Do you need to go with a local solicitor ?
The location of a law firm is less important as cases can be conducted by phone and email.
You will need to instruct a firm with medical facilities near you as Claimants will almost always have to attend a medical examination.
Further reading - What is the process for attending a medical?
Cases our panel of solicitors conducts
Compensation can be arranged for a range of injury and illness in Winchcombe and across Gloucestershire. Quittance can assist with:
Personal injury solicitors can assist with claiming work related compensation for industrial illnesses including anything from occupational asthma to silicosis.
We understand the critical change compensation can make to seriously injured Claimants. Compensation will ease the financial load on a Claimant and their family so they can focus on recovery and rehabilitation.
Medical negligence in Winchcombe
Medical negligence, more properly called clinical negligence, is where there has been a failing on the part of a medical professional. Our expert panel of personal injury solicitors covering Gloucestershire and Winchcombe have worked on negligence cases brought against private and NHS hospitals that include Laurel House, Swindon Road, GL50 4NB.
Slip, trip and fall accidents
Official statistics demonstrate that slips and trips are the single most prevalent cause of injury at work in Gloucestershire. These types of accident are quite often the initiators of injuries attributed to other reasons e.g. being hit by tools in use or a fire related (burn) accident. Public liability negligence claims injuries like broken wrists sustained on pavement cracks are also quite common with street falls having happened in the area.
Accidents at work
We have assisted people, from lathe operators to transportation planners, to get the compensation they deserve. Accident at work figures for the Cheltenham local authority are listed under RIDDOR regulations by the HSE:
|Work accidents in Cheltenham Local Authority (RIDAGGR)||2011/12||2012/13||2013/14|
|Electric shock injury||1||1||0|
|Machinery related injury||4||5||5|
|Exposed to fire||0||0||1|
|Harmful substance exposure (e.g. toxic torts)||4||0||1|
|Fall from height||11||8||18|
|Animal related (e.g. serious cat scratches)||1||1||0|
|Slip, trip or fall||36||30||32|
|Hit by vehicle||5||3||3|
|Struck by object||18||10||5|
|Trapped underneath something||2||0||0|
Road accidents in Winchcombe
Our network of proficient road traffic accident (RTA) legal advisors have decades of experience in fighting for optimum general and special damages for people injured in a car or motorcycle accident in Winchcombe.
Road traffic accidents involving cars, motorbikes and other vehicles in Winchcombe are relatively common. Gov. uk statistics show 32 fatal accidents, 181 serious accidents and 842 slight accidents in 2013 in Gloucestershire (Total events were 1055 local authority. By 2014 total accidents had increased to 1,168.
Winchcombe No Win, No Fee Injury Lawyers
Should your case be won, the costs for your solicitor will be covered by the losing Defendant (or their insurer). In the event that you do not win your injury claim, a No Win, No Fee agreement between you and the solicitor means the legal fees are not payable.
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Quittance promise No Win, No Fee means you will not have to pay your lawyer's fees should you do not win the injury claim. Click here for more about our No Win, No Fee.
Whether you are ready to start you claim now or are simply looking for more information, Quittance can help.
Get further information
Quittance give clear answers to help Claimants choose whether to make a claim for injury compensation.
Find more answers online without needing to call a law firm. Read more frequently asked questions here.
Ready to begin a personal injury claim?
When you have made the decision to proceed, you can start your personal injury claim by calling 0800 612 7456 or via the contact form.
Quittance's team of experts are ready to help. If you have further questions, you can call 0800 612 7456 or request a free callback.