Southwark Personal Injury Solicitors – No Win No Fee Claims
By Daniel Cannon. Last Updated On 27th September 2021. Welcome to our guide on personal injury solicitors. Are you a Southwark resident who was recently injured, or made ill, because of an accident that was not caused by yourself? You may be eligible to make a personal injury claim for compensation from the party responsible. Trust an expert personal injury solicitor from Legal Expert to handle your claim. We are a specialist personal injury law firm that provide solicitors nationwide to victims claiming accident and injury compensation, including solicitors that cover the Southwark area.
Our solicitors have an excellent track record of winning personal injury claims for For personal injury solicitors advice, call Legal Expert today for your free legal consultation. We will then assess your personal injury case and if you legitimately have grounds to claim compensation, we will provide an estimate of how much you could claim. We can then also issue you with an excellent personal injury solicitor covering London as a whole, or a solicitor covering the Southwark area to represent you in your personal injury compensation claim. Call Legal Expert today on 0800 073 8804 to enquire about claiming compensation for your injuries today.
What Does A Personal Injury Solicitor Do?
Clients often ask us “What does a personal injury solicitor do?” The answer to that is that they are a qualified solicitor that provides legal services to individuals claiming compensation for injuries, illness, or in the case of medical negligence the worsening of a medical condition.
They will represent you in your personal injury case, whether your claim is settled in or out of court. If you have been injured or made ill because of an accident caused by the negligence of a 3rd party then call Legal Expert to find the best personal injury lawyer from our team to help you claim compensation.
How Legal Expert Can Help You Make A Claim For Your Accident Or Injury
Some of Legal Expert’s solicitors have up to thirty years of experience and will always push to help you claim the highest amount of compensation that you are entitled to. Our solicitors also offer a No Win No Fee service which means that you will only pay your fee if and when you win your claim. If you legitimately have grounds to claim compensation, then Legal Expert would love to work with you.
Call us today, for free personal injury solicitor advice and if you are entitled to claim compensation we will proceed with your personal injury case right away.
What Grounds Enable You To Make A Personal Injury Claim
In order to claim compensation successfully, your personal injury solicitor will have to provide evidence that your claim meets certain criteria. We have listed these criteria below:
- Firstly your lawyer will need to prove that you (the Claimant) were owed a “duty of care” by the Defendant. This means that the defendant was legally obliged to uphold your health and safety. For example, if you were a customer in a shop, the shop’s duty of care would have meant that they were responsible for providing you a safe and hygienic environment in which to shop.
- Secondly of all, your personal injury solicitor must prove that the Defendant (who you are claiming against) did not uphold their ‘duty of care‘ towards the Claimant. Usually this is a negligent action or inaction, for example, a shop neglecting their duty of care towards a shopper, by not correctly fixing a display item to the wall. This display item came loose from the wall and fell on a shopper, crushing, them.
- Thirdly, the personal injury solicitor will have to prove that the Defendant’s negligent action or inaction, directly caused the injuries or illness suffered by the Claimant. In the case of a crushing injury, if the customer broke a bone as a result, the solicitor will be able to use medical evidence, eyewitness reports and CCTV to provide evidence that this was the case.
If you believe that your personal injury case meets these criteria, you could potentially be able to claim damages. Follow the steps below, or call Legal Expert today to discuss finding the right personal injury solicitor in London or elsewhere to represent your claim. Remember, whilst we are not based here, we can still help you.
Things To Consider When Choosing The Right Personal Injury Lawyer
Here is our advice for finding the right personal injury solicitor to represent you in your compensation case.
- We recommend choosing a specialist personal injury law firm for your claim.
- Ensure your lawyer is regulated by the Solicitors Regulation Authority (SRA).
- Do your research. Some personal injury law firms helping claimants in London specialise in particular types of claims, such as road traffic accident claims, medical negligence claims or accident at work claims.
- Speak to a friend or family member who has been in a similar position for personal injury claims advice. They may be able to advise you based on their experience.
- Call Legal Expert for your free legal consultation. If you have legitimate grounds to make a personal injury claim for compensation, they will get the best personal injury solicitor available, based on their expertise and experience, to begin working on your claim right away.
Should I Read Personal Injury Solicitors Reviews?
If you are a Southwark resident who has been injured or made ill by an accident that was caused by another party, you may wish to read online personal injury solicitors reviews, before you find a solicitor. The benefits of reading personal injury solicitors reviews include being able to see what personal injury law firms in London’s previous clients thought of the service they received.
Reading online reviews of solicitors can also help you to see whether or not the firm specialises in making a particular type of personal injury claim, or offers a No Win No Fee option. To find online personal injury solicitor reviews, try typing terms like “personal injury solicitors in Southwark” or “personal injury lawyers” into search engines such as Google or Bing. Or read reviews of Legal Expert here.
Does The Location Of My Solicitor Affect My Claim?
Clients who are based in Southwark often believe that they have to use a personal injury solicitor based in Southwark, or a personal injury lawyer based elsewhere in London, to handle their claim. This may have been the case in the past, but in this day and age you do not have to use a solicitor from a personal injury law firm in Southwark, London to handle your claim, if there is a more suitable solicitor based elsewhere.
At Legal Expert, we value a solicitor’s experience, skills and area of specialism over their location, and will prioritise supplying you a lawyer that has the relevant expertise to handle your personal injury case. If you are not assigned a solicitor in London to handle your claim, but a solicitor based elsewhere in the country, you can communicate with them remotely via post, phone and email, when they are working on your personal injury case.
If you require a medical assessment before your solicitor starts working on your personal injury case, then of course Legal Expert can arrange for this to be done locally.
To find an experienced personal injury lawyer, to work on your personal injury compensation claim call Legal Expert today for free personal injury claims advice and to get started with your claim.
What Types Of Claims Does Legal Expert Commonly Handle?
If you have been victim to an accident that you were not liable for, which resulted in you becoming injured or ill, Legal Expert’s solicitors may be able to help you claim compensation. Clients are often curious about the sorts of claims we can handle.
We will handle any sort of claim for a personal injury or illness, as long as the case meets the legal criteria for being entitled to compensation, and the injury was serious enough to warrant you taking 3 or more days off work, or had a significant effect on your wellbeing. Below are some examples of the types of personal injury claims that our specialist personal injury solicitors, who are able to assist claimants in this area frequently handle.
Personal Injury Claims At Work
If you live or work in this part of the capital and have been injured, or made ill by an accident at work caused by negligence on the part of your employer, you could be entitled to claim what could amount to thousands (if not more) of pounds in compensation for your injuries. This is because your employer has a duty of care towards you, whilst you are at work. This means that if you are physically harmed or made ill because of negligence on the part of your employer, they could be held legally liable for your injuries and have to pay you compensation.
Common accidents at work can include accidents involving heavy-duty machinery or industrial equipment, slip, trip and fall accidents, accidents in professional kitchens, or an assault at work, amongst others. If you have been involved in an accident at work, speak to Legal Expert today.
Accident At Work Statistics
It’s possible for workplace injuries to be so severe, that they lead to the death of the injured party. These are known as fatal accidents. According to statistics from the HSE, 142 lost their lives in workplace accidents in Britain in 2020/21.
Of these deaths, the industry with the greatest number of fatalities was construction. Below, you’ll find a breakdown in the form of a graph. This displays some of the other more common industries in which these deaths took place.
Claims For Industrial And Workplace Illness
If you have contracted an industrial disease or work-related medical condition because of poor working conditions, you may be able to make a personal injury claim at work for compensation. This is because if you worked with hazardous substances, or worked with processes that could have dangerous consequences, then your employer is legally obliged to implement control measures to protect you.
If they fail to do so and you become ill with an industrial or workplace illness such as the worsening of asthma, industrial deafness, asbestos-related diseases, silicosis, dermatitis, hand-arm vibration syndrome (HAVS), white vibration finger (WVF), or cancer, then they could be held legally liable for your injuries and have to pay you compensation.
Call Legal Expert today for more advice and to begin your personal injury claim at work for an industrial or workplace illness.
Claims For A Serious Injury
If you have suffered a serious injury where you were not at fault, then a solicitor from Legal Expert can represent you in your claim for compensation. Serious injuries can often have a huge impact on your quality of life and can have consequences that will affect the victim for years to come.
Therefore if you have suffered a serious or life-changing injury because of negligence on the part of someone else, it is important to claim compensation, which will not only compensate you for your physical or psychological pain and/or suffering but will also help towards or possibly cover the costs of any treatment, care or mobility equipment you might need now or in the future. If your injuries have caused you to miss time off work, or you had to leave your job altogether then you can also claim compensation to cover your loss of income.
Our advisors and personal injury lawyers are trained to communicate with you in a way that is sensitive towards you given the ordeal you have experienced. So call us today to enquire about claiming personal injury compensation and if you have legitimate grounds to make your claim, we will issue you with an excellent personal injury solicitor to handle your claim.
Claims For An Injury Caused By A Slip Or Fall
Unfortunately, slip and fall-related accidents are quite common. They can be caused by careless negligence such as a spilt drink not being mopped up in a restaurant, or a broken floor tile not being replaced. Whilst some accidents caused by a slip or fall only result in minor injuries, slips, trips and falls can cause more serious accidents such as broken bones or major sprains and strains, especially to older victims.
If you have suffered a slip, trip or fall injury in the Borough of Southwark or elsewhere, because of negligence on the part of another party, then you may be able to make a personal injury claim. Call Legal Expert today to enquire.
Claims For Medical Negligence
Have you suffered medical negligence in Southwark or elsewhere? Whether your episode of medical negligence was suffered because of substandard care at a GP’s surgery, hospital, dental practice, physiotherapy practice, care home, or if you have suffered any other sort of medical negligence, give Legal Expert a call.
If you were injured, made ill, or experienced the worsening of a medical condition because of negligence on the part of a medical practitioner or institution, you could make a claim for medical negligence.
Can I Claim Compensation For A Road Traffic Accident That Was Not My Fault?
If you have been injured in a road traffic accident where you were not at fault, you may be able to make a road traffic accident claim for a large compensation package. At Legal Expert our personal injury solicitors in London and elsewhere have plenty of experience helping people involved in pedestrian accidents, car accidents, motorcycle accidents, accidents at roundabouts, bus and public transport accidents and all sorts of other road traffic accidents claim the compensation they are entitled to.
Call Legal Expert today, and if you are entitled to claim compensation for your road traffic accident we will supply you with the right personal injury solicitor to handle your claim.
Whiplash Reform Programme
Whiplash is one of the most common injuries sustained in road traffic accidents (RTA). The claim has become so commonplace in the context of personal injury claims, the government has introduced a new way to apply for compensation. It is called the Whiplash Reform Programme. (WRP).
Despite the name, this online portal can be used to apply for compensation for any injury caused by negligence up to the value of £5,000. You must be a driver or passenger to be eligible. Pedestrians and cyclists cannot make use of the WRP and must make a claim in the traditional way.
Your injuries must also have been sustained before the cut-off date of 31st May 2021. If you were injured before this date, you must make a claim in the more traditional way. Call us for advice today. It’s even worth checking with us to make sure your claim isn’t worth more than £5,000 before you apply through the WRP.
No Win No Fee Claims In Southwark
If you wish to make a personal injury claim for an injury or illness you suffered in this London borough, due to an accident where you were not at fault, you may want to consider making a No Win No Fee claim. A Conditional Fee Arrangement (CFA), also known as a No Win No Fee arrangement, is a personal injury claim for compensation where the solicitor agrees not to take an upfront or ongoing fee.
Instead, because the solicitor will only accept payment on the condition that they win their claim. This means that in the unlikely instance that you do not win your personal injury claim with Legal Expert, you will not have to pay anything, so you are not at risk of going out of pocket.
How Can I Make A No Win No Fee Claim?
Call us today, to ask about making a No Win No Fee personal injury claim. Alternatively for more information, read Legal Expert’s online guide to making a No Win No Fee claim.
How To Find Out More
If you believe you fit the criteria to claim compensation for a personal injury, call Legal Expert today. We are a specialist personal injury law firm that can arrange for you to have an excellent and experienced personal injury solicitor covering the borough of Southwark, or elsewhere, to handle your claim.
All of our personal injury lawyers offer a No Win No Fee option, which is less stressful for many of our clients. They will always push to win you the highest compensation payment possible and have a wealth of professional experience. To get started with your personal injury claim, call Legal Expert today for your free legal consultation and personal injury advice. Our team are looking forward to hearing from you.
Southwark Road Safety
Southwark road safety information from the London Road Safety Council.
Southwark Police Station
323 Borough High Street,
Southwark Crown Court
1 English Grounds
(off Battlebridge Lane)
Tel: 020 7522 7200
Website: Visit the site for Southwark Crown Court.
King’s College Hospital
Tel: 020 3299 9000
We have a range of online guides to making accident compensation claims. Below are just a few of our guides. Please see our search bar above for more options.
Accident At Work Personal Injury Claims
Further advice on accident at work cases and claims.
How Much Personal Injury Compensation Will I Get For An Assault Claim?
More about claiming damages for a criminal assault.
Hospital Medical Negligence Claims
Hospital negligence cases against the private sector, or the NHS.
Other Helpful Compensation Guides
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- How To Make Accident Claims
- St Albans Personal Injury Solicitors
- Stafford Personal Injury Solicitors
- How Much Compensation Could You Receive for a Slip or Trip Claim?
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