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Richmond upon Thames Personal Injury Solicitors – No Win No Fee Claims

By Stephen Bailey. Last Updated 27th September 2021. On this page, you will find a guide to finding a good team of Richmond upon Thames personal injury solicitors to handle an accident or injury claim for you. It should provide you with all of the information you need, to learn why you may be eligible to make a claim, who you could claim against, and how to choose a good legal firm to process your claim.

Richmond-upon-Thames personal injury solicitors

Richmond-upon-Thames personal injury solicitors

If you don’t have time to read all of this guide, feel free to scan over it, and then call us here at Legal Expert on 0800 073 8804 right now. One of our team will explain anything you don’t understand, and answer any questions that you have.

What Are Personal Injury Claims?

A personal injury claim is an event that takes place when a person has come to harm, that was caused by the actions of a third party. A personal injury solicitor will be able to pursue the liable party for damages on behalf of the claimant. The kind of harm that can be claimed for includes:

  • Physical injuries (such as those caused by an accident).
  • Illness or disease (caused by health hazards that a third party exposed you to).
  • Physiological damage (severe enough to prevent you from functioning in society).
  • Loss or damage to your personal property (for example, damage to your car).

All of these reasons above could be the basis of a claim. Legal Expert will be able to let you know if you have a valid reason to claim if you give us a call on the number at the end of this guide.

How Do You Calculate Pain And Suffering?

One of the challenges that personal injury lawyers will help you overcome, is working out what types of damages you should claim, and how much a fair level of compensation would be.

There are two main drivers to this calculation. Firstly, how bad the pain and suffering were. Secondly. How long it lasted. This can lead to some surprising settlements. For example, the compensation paid for a person who has been killed instantly can be quite low. Simply because they did not suffer at all, for any length of time. Of course, other types of damages may be quite high, such as compensating their dependents.

At the other end of the scale, if a young person receives a serious injury such as loss of an arm or leg, then the compensation payment could be quite high. This is because they will suffer for every day of their life, and with a life expectancy of 80+ years this will be a long time.

Legal Expert will be able to advise you on the types of damages you can claim, and how much would be an acceptable level of compensation. Call us on the number at the end of this guide to find out more.

How Legal Expert Helps Victims Of Accidents To Claim Compensation

Legal Expert is an experienced team of solicitors, that can help you to achieve a successful outcome with your own personal injury claim. We have a proven history of winning significant compensations settlements on behalf of our clients, across the full range of claim types.

We always aim to secure you the most compensation possible, but without taking any actions that could put your claim at risk. We are always just a phone call away to answer any questions you have about your claim, and update you on what we have been doing on your behalf.

If you would like to learn more about the Legal Expert national accident and injury claims service, please speak to one of our team on the number at the end of the page today.

What Affects My Eligibility To Make A Claim?

In a previous section, we explained that a claim comes about due to a person being harmed by the actions of a third party. Something that can affect your claim, is whether you were partially the cause of the harm you suffered. If you were, you will still pursue any third parties involved for compensation, but you will do so at a reduced rate. Your solicitor will negotiate a percentage of liability that the third party will be liable for, and the compensation you receive will be driven by this percentage.

Legal Expert will be able to tell you both why you are eligible to make a claim, and also who might be liable to pay compensation. Call us on the number at the bottom of this guide to find out.

Five Recommendations For Finding The Best Personal Injury Solicitor For You

To help you choose the best solicitor to handle personal injury case, we have provided these 5 tips below, that should be of help:

  1. Make sure that your solicitor is willing to defer their fee, and also make their fee conditional on them winning your claim for you.
  2. Ensure that the solicitor that you choose has successfully processed at least one claim similar to yours in the last year.
  3. Ask the solicitor if they can arrange for a free medical examination in Richmond for you, to support your claim.
  4. Find out if the solicitor can help you prepare for your claim.
  5. Check to make sure that the solicitor is able to explain everything they are going to do for you in simple English, with no legal jargon.

Legal Expert ticks all of these boxes. Our national claims service is the perfect way for residents of Richmond to have their claims processed. Call us on the number at the bottom of this page to start your claim today.

Read Reviews Of Richmond upon Thames Personal Injury Solicitors Services

If you want to make finding a good legal team easier, you could try checking out some personal injury solicitor reviews. These could be used to create a shortlist of legal firms that might be suitable. When you are reading the reviews, take note of facts such as:

  • Was the review positive, did the reviewer have a good experience?
  • Did the solicitor successfully win compensation for the reviewer?
  • Was the free structure based on a Conditional Fee Agreement (CFA)?
  • What percentage did the solicitor charge as their fee?
  • Is the review recent enough to still be of use?
  • Does the review discuss a claim that is similar to yours?

Facts like this will help you compare Richmond upon Thames personal injury solicitors. If you are too busy to go through this process, Legal Expert can help. Speak to one of our team on the number at the end of the page. When you do, they will go over your options with you and give you some free legal advice on what you should do next.

Am I Limited To Using A Solicitor In This Borough If My Accident Happened Here?

Some people may think that they have to use Richmond upon Thames personal injury solicitors to process their claim. This is not true. There is no legal reason for you to be limited to use a local legal firm.

This means that you are free to choose the best personal injury lawyer for your claim, irrespective of where they happen to be located. For example, here at Legal Expert, we offer our claims service to people all across the UK, and this includes Richmond. This is a specialised accident and injury claims service, aimed at helping people to get the most compensation possible if they have been harmed by the actions of a third party. Call us on the number at the end of this page to learn how we can help you.

What Are The Most Frequent Types Of Accident We Help People Claim Compensation For?

There are some types of accident claims that a personal injury law firm will see much more frequently than others, and these will include:

We will cover these common types of claims in the sections below. However, we can help you with any type of claim, not only these common ones. Speak to one of the Legal Expert team on the number below and explain how your injuries happened. They will then tell you how we can be of help.

Industrial Disease Claims

If your employer in Richmond exposes you to a health hazard while you are at work, you would be able to make a claim if you become ill. Every company in the UK is legally obligated to provide a healthy place of work for their staff. You can also claim against previous employers, as the time limit for making a claim (3 years) starts from the date the medical condition is diagnosed.

Legal Expert has produced a guide to these claims at the link below. Call us on the number at the end of the page when you are ready to begin your claim.

Claiming for an industrial disease

Medical And Clinical Negligence Claims

Whenever a medical professional fails in their duty of care towards a patient and instead causes them harm in a way that could have been avoided, then a reason to make a clinical negligence claim could exist.

Legal Expert is experienced in such claims and can offer some free medical negligence advice if you have been injured during treatment. If you give us a call on the number at the bottom of this guide, one of our team will be able to help you get started with your claim. You can also read our full guide to claiming for medical malpractice, here:

How to claim for clinical negligence

We can also arrange for you to undergo a free medical examination in Richmond, to prove the severity of your injuries.

Slip And Trip Injury Claims

These are very common accidents that can happen almost anywhere. They are certainly one of the most frequently seen claims here at Legal Expert. They can be caused by simple hazards such as:

  • Obstructions left on a public pathway
  • Potholes of broken paving slabs in the street
  • Dirty or wet floors
  • Torn carpets and cracked floor tiles

No matter how your slip, trip or fall happened, if you speak to one of the Legal Expert team on the number at the end of this page, we should be able to help you claim.

Serious Or Severe Injury Claims

Compensation settlements for serious injuries are often quite large. Especially if we are dealing with a younger person, with many years of life ahead of them. Injuries that can have a permanent effect on the claimant could include:

  • Brain damage
  • Damaged organs
  • Paralysis (full or partial)
  • Loss of an arm or leg
  • Psychological injuries

Legal Expert can help to make sure you receive the maximum level of compensation possible for your serious injury claim. Call us on the number at the end of the page to find out how.

How To Make A Work Accident Injury Claim

Your employer in Richmond must comply with all of the Health & Safety regulations that are aimed at ensuring employees are provided with a safe working environment. If they fail in their compliance and a member of staff is harmed due to it, then a reason to make a claim should exist.

Legal Expert is experienced in processing work-related accident and injury claims, and we are sure that we can be of help with yours. Please speak to one of our team on the number at the end of the page to proceed.

How To Make A Road Traffic Accident Claim

London accident statistics

London accident statistics

Take a look at the graph showing the number of hit and run accidents in London, and you can see it is a growing trend. The graph is part of a 2016 London Assembly report which addresses the rise of hit and run incidents on the streets of London. Road traffic accidents are the most common of all that we help claimants with.

Our team of Richmond upon Thames personal injury solicitors can help with road traffic accident claims. They can assist by processing a claim for anything from a minor case of whiplash to the death of the driver in a multi-vehicle crash. Call Legal Expert on the number at the bottom of the page to find out how we can help with your RTA claim. You can also check out this guide:

How to claim for a car or road traffic accident

Statistics For Those Seriously Hurt Or Killed In Road Traffic Accidents In This Area

According to an annual report by the Department for Transport (DfT), there were 72 road casualties involving death or serious injury reported within Richmond upon Thames during 2019.

Other statistics in the report allow us to compare killed or seriously injured (KSI) road casualty figures reported in Richmond upon Thames in earlier years:

  • There were 85 KSI road casualties reported in the London borough in 2018.
  • 76 were recorded in 2017.
  • 48 were reported in 2016.
  • 38 were reported in 2015.
  • 54 were reported in 2014.

No Win No Fee Injury Lawyers

Legal Expert offers residents of Richmond, and all across the UK, our national No Win No Fee accident and injury claims service. This is a very simple service to use, yet extremely effective in processing claims. It is also a financially risk-free way for you to make a claim. Call the number below to learn more.

How Victims Of Accidents Can Make No Win No Fee Claims

When Legal Expert handles your claim as your No Win No Fee personal injury solicitors, we don’t charge anything when we onboard your claim, or while we are processing it. If we fail to win your claim for you, then you still pay nothing. When we do win your claim though, we will take our fee out of the money we receive for you, and then give the remainder to you. Speak to one of our team on the number below to learn more.

Need To Find Out More, We Have Other Guides To Help You

We have provided dozens of full guides to different types of claims on this site, all of which you might find useful, for example:

A guide to claiming for a road accident caused by an animal

A guide to claiming for a road accident that happened in a petrol station

Other solid resources of information that is useful for claimants include:

Speak To Us Today

Now that you have read this guide, are you ready to proceed with your claim? If so, speak to one of the Legal Expert team on 0800 073 8804. They will be ready and waiting to go over your claim with you, discuss your legal options, and then talk you through our new claims process right away.

Health, Police, And Court Services In This Local Area

Richmond Police Station
Sovereign Gate
18-20 Kew Road
Tel: 101
Opening hours: 24 hours.

Kingston upon Thames County Court and Family Court
Hearing Centre
St James Road
Tel: 020 8972 8700
Opening hours: Monday to Friday, 9am to 5pm.

Kingston Hospital
Galsworthy Rd
Kingston upon Thames
Tel: +44 20 8546 7711
Opening hours: 24 hours.

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