London Personal Injury Solicitors


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By Oliviah Rix-Taylor

on Thursday 13 December 2018


London

Compensation claims in London

Starting a claim for personal injury compensation in London is subject to the following:

It is necessary for a successful claim that they are made within three years of the injury occurring in most circumstances. Making your claim as soon as possible will enable your solicitor to help gather useful supporting evidence and witness statements. This evidence will garner support for a claim that incorporates three aspects;

  • You were owed a duty of care (an obligation to your safety and wellbeing)

  • This duty of care was then breached

  • Your resultant injury was directly caused by this breach.

 

Finding the best solicitor for your compensation claim

Our personal injury solicitors aim to secure the maximum compensation by acting on your behalf to assess the value of your claim, negotiate the relevant paperwork and settle a final amount.

Experienced solicitors will decide whether a No Win No Fee agreement is suitable for your claim by collating supporting evidence that will often include the following;

  • Witnesses to the event

  • Identifying the party at fault

  • Local medical examination

Using this information they will decide whether your claim has a reasonable prospect of success.

Personal Injury claims in London are varied and exist on a broad spectrum of claim types. Accident Line Direct can assist with the following and much more;

 

Road Traffic Accidents

Injuries on the road that were classed as serious or fatal between 2010 and 2014 totaled over 13,000 cases for London's official statistics. In 2015, for central London, there were as many as 902 collisions involving pedal bikes; a popular mode of transport for those living in central London boroughs. In addition to this, there were well over 200 documented collisions involving a taxi or private hire vehicle just in central London alone and exclusive of London's more geographically extensive areas.

Road Traffic Accidents can be a devastating and remain one of the major contributors to fatal and serious personal injury. If you were not at fault or even if you were partly at fault for an injury that was caused by a Road Traffic Accident, whether this included being in a vehicle or on the road, then knowledgeable and skilled solicitors at Cute Injury are able to guide you through the claims process and secure vital compensation in aiding your recovery.

Clinical and medical negligence

Medical negligence, now re-defined as Clinical negligence relates to a breach of the duty of care by your healthcare provider and has strong grounds for compensation.

35% of all clinical negligence claims in England were relating to childbirth and midwifery which lead to an overall cost of £482 million between the years 2012-13 according to NHS data. Clinical negligence is thus not only common but costly.

Compensation following a breach of your duty of care when undertaking medical care is available. If you have experienced negligence from a healthcare provider in London and greater London that you would like to discuss then Accident Line Direct can help answer your questions and provide advice. 

Serious Injury

In London and Greater London, there were over 8500 non-fatal injuries resulting in 3 or more consecutive day’s absence from work during 2015/16 as reported by local authorities from the Reporting of Injuries, Diseases, and Dangerous Occurrences Regulation (RIDDOR).

The solicitors we work with in London can arrange for a medical examination in London and progress your claim to a successful compensation agreement.

Industry related illness

Slips, Trips, and Falls provides the main bulk of personal injury claims but there are many other personal injury types relating to the industry sector. Data from the Health and Safety Executive for the Westminster local authority of London also list; electric shock injury, falling from a height, struck by an object, lifting and carrying, and physical attacks as frequent causes for personal injury in the workplace specifically relating to industrial hazards.  

No Win No Fee agreement

Where possible, our solicitors work on a No Win No Fee agreement so there will be no upfront cost to process your claim. We make sure you do not absorb any of the cost that the solicitors incur in using our service.

Making a personal injury claim in London 

Accident Line Direct have the industry knowledge of expereince to partner you with a London based solicitor tailored to your case, increasing your chances of a successful claim. Call us today, our numbe is free phone and a member of our team will be able to provide you with more information on your case

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