Updated: Thursday, 28th July 2016
No matter whether you are based in Wisbech or anywhere in the country, Quittance can can take on your claim and we will always arrange a medical report at a medical centre near your home.
Making an injury claim
Claims for personal injury compensation should be made within three years of the date the accident occurred or you learned of the injury in most cases.
Considerable legislation is in place to give support to people seeking compensation, and Quittance's network of personal injury solicitors have years of experience advising clients with regard to the likelihood of success.
In order to successfully win an injury claim, your lawyer must prove 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.
How to select the best lawyer for you
Choosing the best PI lawyer to help you is a critical step towards negotiating the best settlement or award for your injuries.
How do you ensure you instruct the best law firm to act for you?
Will I have to choose a personal injury solicitor near me?
You do not need to choose a personal injury solicitor near you.
The only element of a personal injury claim that usually will need to be performed locally is the medical. This exam is carried out in partnership with a member of our national network of medical professionals.
The contrast in the level of success fees and ATE premiums between solicitors is quite surprising.
For example the amount of compensation retained by a successful Claimant who was awarded £24,133 for a moderate pain disorder could conceivably vary from £14,480 to £20,513.
Read more at - How to compare personal injury fees
Read Wisbech solicitor reviews
The quality of advice offered by solicitors, as with any professional service, can vary to a large extent.
Researching online reviews can certainly be revealing if you are weighing up which solicitor to choose.
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Which claims do you conduct in Wisbech?
It is possible to make a claim for a wide range of injuries across Wisbech. Our team have assisted with injuries and medical conditions including:
Road accidents in Wisbech
Road traffic accidents involving cars, motorcycles and other vehicles in Wisbech are relatively commonplace. Gov. uk statistics show a total of 1969 accidents (1664 slight accidents, 277 serious accidents and 28 fatal accidents) in 2013 in Cambridgeshire local authority area. In 2014 accidents increased to 2,049.
Our group of certified no win, no fee lawyers have years of experience in fighting for maximum compensation for Claimants who have sustained an injury in a road accident in Wisbech.
Slips and trips
Health and Saftey Executive (HSE) statistics expose the fact that employee slips, trips and falls are the most common cause of accidents leading to injury at work in Cambridgeshire and the UK in 2014/15. Slips and trips are quite often lead to injuries attributed to other reasons like being hit by an object falling from a lifting machinery or a fire related accident. Public liability legal claims for injuries like broken shoulders occurring on raised flagstones are also quite common with incidents having happened recently.
Accidents at work
We have helped Claimants, from electricians to technical authors, to claim maximum compensation. Accident statistics in the Wisbech local authority are published in accordance with RIDDOR regulations by the Government:
|Work accidents in Fenland Local Authority (RIDAGGR)||2011/12||2012/13||2013/14|
|Electric shock injury||0||1||0|
|Machinery related injury||10||11||10|
|Explosion related (e.g. gas)||0||1||0|
|Harmful substance exposure (e.g. PAH)||6||3||1|
|Fall from height||13||11||12|
|Animal related (e.g. serious cat scratches)||1||0||2|
|Lifting and handling injuries||52||41||40|
|Slip, trip or fall (not from height)||64||55||35|
|Struck by moving vehicle||6||3||3|
|Hit by falling object||20||11||12|
|Trapped by something collapsing||0||2||1|
Wisbech experts for serious injury claims
Quittance's team recognise the vital difference injury compensation will make to the lives of seriously injured Claimants.
A successful claim should lessen the financial load and reduce stress so a Claimant and their family so they can focus on recovery.
Our panel of solicitor firms correspond with medical practitioners, the Defendant's representatives and insurers, helping to ensure people affected by serious accidents and injuries receive the support they need. Injury and illness held to be serious include degloving injuries, poisoning and serious psychiatric harm.
Personal injury solicitors can help Claimants with claiming maximum compensation for a multitude of industrial illnesses including anything from bladder cancer to rubber industry health and safety lapses.
Clinical and medical negligence in Wisbech
Medical negligence (which is more correctly known as 'clinical negligence') is where there has been a breach of duty on the part of a hospital or other healthcare professional. A common example might be an item left in a patient during surgery claim. Quittance's expert panel of lawyers covering Cambridgeshire and Wisbech have helped Claimants with legal action brought against the health service including North Cambridgeshire Hospital, The Park, Wisbech, PE13 3AB.
How No Win, No Fee solicitors handle claims for compensation in Wisbech
Were you to win, the fees for your lawyer are covered by the losing party (or their insurance company). In the event that your compensation claim is lost, a No Win, No Fee agreement between you and the solicitor confirms that the lawyer's legal costs will not be charged.
A success fee will be charged by solicitors working under a No Win, No Fee agreement. Unlike standard fees, the success fee will be taken out of the injured Claimant's compensation and will be usually 25%.
Our No Win, No Fee promise
Quittance's specialist personal injury solicitors guarantee No Win, No Fee means an injured Claimant do not pay your lawyer's legal fees should your claim is lost.
Click here for more about Quittance's No Win, No Fee.
Whether you are ready to start you claim now or are simply looking for more information, Quittance can help.
Before you choose to instruct a solicitor arm yourself with information about making a claim. Information will help you to make the right choice.
Get answers to common questions asked by injured people on the FAQ page.
Ready to make a claim?
You can start the compensation claim online here or call us on 0800 612 7456.
Talk to our team for more detail about you claim. Request a free callback or phone 0800 612 7456.