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Barnet Personal Injury Solicitors – No Win No Fee Claims

By Daniel Banner. Last Updated On 29th September 2021. Welcome to our guide on Barnet personal injury solicitors. If you are a resident of this borough who has recently been injured in an accident that was not your fault, Legal Expert can help you claim compensation for your injuries.

Barnet personal injury solicitors

Barnet personal injury solicitors

That’s right, if you have sustained an injury or illness because of an accident caused by negligence because of a third party, you could be entitled to make a personal injury claim. Trust a solicitor covering the Barnet area, provided by Legal Expert to represent you successfully in your claim.

Legal Expert is a trusted personal injury law firm that provides excellent No Win No Fee accident lawyers to claimants up and down the country, including Barnet. Whatever sort of injury you have suffered, we can provide a solicitor that specialises in claims like yours. For example if you were hurt in a road traffic accident, we will supply you a road traffic accident claims solicitor with an excellent track record of winning cases like yours, or if you were harmed because of medical negligence, we will provide you with a personal injury and clinical negligence solicitor to successfully handle your claim.

Why choose a solicitor from Legal Expert? The Barnet personal injury solicitors you could work with, have up to thirty years of experience handling personal injury claims and they will always fight to get you the highest amount of compensation that you are entitled to. All of our solicitors work on a No Win No Fee basis, so there is no financial risk to you.

If you have valid grounds to make a personal injury claim, we would love to represent your claim. We offer a free legal consultation and advice to all potential claimants, so call us today to speak to one of our informed advisors. We will assess your personal injury case and if you (legitimately) have grounds to claim compensation, we will estimate how much compensation you could potentially claim and provide you with one of our personal injury lawyers to handle your claim, who will start working on your case right away.

Remember, if you win your claim, your payout could potentially be thousands of pounds, depending on the severity of your injuries, so these sorts of claims are always worth pursuing. Don’t delay, call Legal Expert today on 0800 073 8804 to enquire about finding a personal injury solicitor covering your area.

What Is A Personal Injury Case?

A personal injury case is when an individual is harmed, either injured, made ill, or in some cases has a medical condition worsened due to an avoidable accident that was caused by negligence on the part of another party.

Examples of this could be a customer slipping on a wet floor caused by a spilt drink in a restaurant, which would not have happened if the spillage had been mopped up and signposted.

If you have suffered an injury or been made ill because of an accident that was not your fault, you could be entitled to claim compensation from the party responsible. Call Legal Expert today to see if you are entitled to make a No Win No Fee personal injury claim, and if you legitimately have grounds to claim, we will provide you with a seasoned personal injury lawyer to handle your claim. We have created this guide for residents of this area who have been injured in this area and wish to use a personal injury solicitor that covers claims in the Barnet area.

Legal Expert also provides personal injury lawyers that work across Great Britain. So as long as you are a British resident, we can find a member of our team to work on your claim. See our online personal injury claims guides today for more information.

What Criteria Do You Need To Make A Personal Injury Claim?

Clients often ask us “Can I make a personal injury claim?” The answer is yes, if you meet certain criteria. To win a personal injury compensation claim, your personal injury lawyer will have to gather evidence to prove that your claim meets certain criteria. We have explained the criteria for making a personal injury claim below:

  1. That the Defendant (person or organisation that you are claiming compensation from) owed you, the Claimant, a “duty of care”. What does a duty of care mean? In legal terms, a duty of care means that a person or organisation is supposed to behave in a way that upholds the health and safety of others. For example, drivers have a duty of care towards other road users, and businesses have a duty of care towards their employees.
  2. That the Defendant broke that duty of care towards you by a negligent action or inaction. The solicitor will have to prove that this negligence caused the accident that you were involved in.
  3. That the accident caused by Defendant was the result of the Claimant becoming injured or ill.

An example of how this could play out could be a case of medical negligence (also known as medical malpractice or clinical negligence). For example, a doctor, or any other medical practitioner has a legal duty of care towards their patients. If the doctor misdiagnosed a patient’s illness and prescribes the wrong medication, this is negligence on the part of the doctor.

If this incorrect diagnosis causes the patient’s condition to worsen over time, and the wrong medication makes the patient ill, this situation would meet the criteria to make a personal injury claim for clinical negligence. A personal injury and clinical negligence solicitor would be responsible for gathering evidence to support this claim.

If you have experienced a personal injury due to negligence on the part of someone else, call Legal Expert today. If you have valid grounds to claim compensation, we will provide you with an excellent No Win No Fee lawyer, who will get started on your claim right away.

What To Look For When Choosing A Personal Injury Solicitor

Choosing the best personal injury lawyer to handle your compensation claim can be overwhelming. Here are some tips from Legal Expert about what to look for in your solicitor.

Top 5 Tips For Choosing A Personal Injury Lawyer:

  1. You may wonder whether it is better to a qualified personal injury solicitor, or a claims management company (CMC) to handle your claim. We recommend always choosing a personal injury solicitor provided by a reputable personal injury law firm, to handle your claim.
  2. Make sure that the personal injury solicitor that you select, is accredited by the Solicitors Regulation Authority (SRA).
  3. Do your research. Perhaps you require a specialist solicitor to help you claim compensation such as a clinical negligence solicitor or a road traffic accident claims solicitors. It pays to understand what sort of personal injuries different personal injury law firms specialise in. alternatively, opt for a free consultation with an advisor from Legal Expert. We can provide you with an excellent specialist solicitor, with the right skills and experience to handle your claim.
  4. Ask a friend or family member who has made a personal injury claim in the past to recommend what they think you should look for in a solicitor.
  5. Take advantage of the free legal consultation offered by Legal Expert. If you are looking for a personal injury solicitor in Barnet, or covering the area, we can review your personal circumstances and recommend one of our personal injury lawyers to handle your claim, based on their skills and experience.

Where To Find Personal Injury Solicitor Reviews

Personal injury solicitors reviews can help you get an idea of what a personal injury law firm’s previous clients thought of the service that they received. To find online reviews of personal injury solicitors go to an online search engine like Google or Bing and enter terms such as “No Win No Fee personal injury solicitors” or “Barnet personal injury solicitors” and you will see reviews written by people that have used their services.

Do I Need To Use A Solicitor Near Me?

Clients often ask us, “Do I need to use a solicitor near me?” It would seem that if you live in Barnet, you would need to use a personal injury solicitor that is based in this borough, or a North London accident claims solicitor, to handle your claim.

However, this is not actually true. With today’s easily accessible digital communications technology, you can just as easily work with a solicitor based elsewhere in the country, if one based elsewhere is more suitable for covering your personal injury claim.

At Legal Expert, we will prioritise your personal injury solicitors skills and experience over their location. If you need to go for a medical assessment, Legal Expert will arrange for you to have one done locally.

What Are The Most Common Personal Injury Claims We Handle?

At Legal Expert, we handle all sorts of personal injury claims for our clients. Many clients are anxious to know whether or not we will handle a personal injury claim for an accident and injury, or illness like theirs. If your injury or illness was serious enough to warrant you taking three or more days off work, you could be entitled to claim personal injury compensation. We will now look at some of the personal injury claims that we often handle, in more detail.

Personal Injury And Clinical Negligence Solicitors

Have you experienced medical negligence (also known as medical malpractice or clinical negligence). Call Legal Expert today for medical negligence advice and to see if you are entitled to make a clinical negligence compensation claim. What is medical negligence?

Medical negligence is when a medical practitioner delivers substandard care to a patient. This could be a medical mistake, error in surgery or a misdiagnosis of the patient’s condition. If this negligence results in the patient becoming injured, ill or their existing medical condition worsening then they could be entitled to claim personal injury compensation for this medical malpractice.

If you live in this area or elsewhere and have suffered as a result of medical negligence because of a doctor, nurse, dentist or any other medical practitioner, call Legal Expert today for medical negligence advice and to see if you are entitled to claim compensation.

Slip, Trip And Fall Claim Solicitors

Unfortunately, a simple careless action, such as not mopping up a spillage, or fixing a broken floorboard can result in a slip, trip or fall accident, anywhere from an office to a restaurant. Whilst many injuries resulting from a slip, trip and fall injury are minor, such as light bruising, other injuries can be more serious such as a strain, sprain, broken bones or fractured bones.

If you have experienced a slip, trip or fall injury, you could be entitled to claim compensation for your injuries from the party responsible.

Call Legal Expert today, to see if you could claim compensation for a slip, trip and fall injury.

Accident At Work Claims

Whether you work in this borough or elsewhere, if you have been injured or made ill due to an accident at work that was caused by negligence on the part of your employer, you could be entitled to compensation. According to the Health And Safety At Work Act of 1974, employers have a responsibility to make sure their employees are safe at work. This is known as a duty of care.

This means that they are responsible for providing them with a hazard free environment that is safe and hygienic. If they fail to do so and their negligence results in an employee becoming injured, or ill, due to an accident, they could be held liable for the employee’s injuries and have to pay the employee compensation.

If you have been injured in an accident at work, which was caused by negligence on the part of your employer, call Legal Expert today, to enquire about finding a personal injury solicitor to handle your accident at work compensation claim.

Fatal Workplace Accidents

Injuries caused by accidents in the workplace can be so extreme that they result in the death of the injured party. These are known as fatal accidents. HSE statistics show that there were 142 workers killed in workplace accidents in Great Britain in 2020/21.

The graph below shows which industries had the most cases of fatal accidents. As you can see, the construction industry is amongst these. However, there are others.

Barnet personal injury solicitors statistics graph

Industrial Disease Claims

As we have established, employers here and elsewhere have a responsibility to keep their employees safe at work. This includes protecting them from processes or exposure to harmful substances, which can result in them contracting industrial diseases.

Examples of industrial diseases can include cancer, the worsening of asthma, industrial deafness, hand-arm vibration syndrome (HAVS), white vibration finger (WVF), asbestos-related diseases, silicosis and dermatitis. If you contracted an industrial disease or medical condition because of negligence on the part of an employer, you could be entitled to claim compensation for your injuries.

Call Legal Expert today, to have your personal injury case reviewed by one of our advisors. If you have legitimate grounds to make a personal injury claim, we will provide you with an excellent personal injury lawyer, to handle your claim.

Road Traffic Accidents Claims Solicitors

Have you been in injured in a road traffic accident that was not your fault? Then you could be entitled to claim compensation for your injuries. Whether you were hurt in a road traffic accident that was not your fault here or elsewhere, call Legal Expert to enquire about finding a road traffic accident claims solicitor to handle your claim.

Whether your accident was a car accident, lorry accident, motorbike accident, or any other sort of road traffic accident, if the accident was not your fault then Legal Expert can help you claim compensation for your injuries.

How Much Could Your Claim Be Worth?

You may be wondering how much Barnet personal injury solicitors could get you in compensation. However, every personal injury claim is different. Therefore, this is no specific figure we can give you in this article that will be accurate to everyone’s circumstances.

What we can do is to provide you with some example figures that are awarded for differing reasons.

General Damages

This amount is awarded to reflect the severity of your physical and mental injuries. It’s calculated using a legal publication called the Judicial College Guidelines (JCG). These guidelines are made up of a wide array of injuries and what they could be worth in compensation. The amount will vary depending on how severe the injury is, as well as things like your recovery period.

The table below contains some example figures taken from the latest edition of the JCG (2019). Don’t worry if you don’t see your injury listed, this is only a small cross-section of the guidelines.

InjuryDescriptionAmount
Post-traumatic stress disorder(d) Less severe - an almost full recovery within 1-2 years with only minor symptoms if they do persist£3,710 to £7,680
Sight(b) Total BlindnessIn the region of £252,180
Deafness(c) Completely deaf in one ear£29,380 to £42,730
Chest(f) Injuries that lead to collapsed lungs, but a full recovery is made£2,060 to £5,000
Illness(iii) food poisoning that causes significant craps, fatigue, and altered bowel function. Complete recovery after a year or two£3,710 to £8,950
Neck(c) Minor - (iii) full recovery within 3 monthsUp to £2,300
ShoulderClavicle fracture£4,830 to £11,490
ArmSimple forearm fractures£6,190 to £18,020
ElbowAn injury that’s severely disabling£36,770 to £51,460
WristUncomplicated Colles’ fractureIn the region of £6,970

Special Damages

There are other sums that can factor into your final settlement amount. These are known as special damages. Some examples are:

  • Loss of earnings – if you are prevented from working due to your injuries, you may be able to claim back the wages you would have earned during this time.
  • Medical bills – there can be things like prescription costs and/or specialist care that isn’t available on the NHS that can be claimed back too.
  • Damage to property – your property may be damaged during the process of your accident. Special damages can also cover the costs of these repairs or replacements.

You must have evidence of these losses and expenditures to be able to claim them back. Get in touch for more information on this subject.

No Win No Fee Personal Injury Solicitors

If you are looking for personal injury solicitor or covering the Barnet area to handle your personal injury claim, you may wish to use a No Win No Fee personal injury lawyer to represent you in your claim. All of Legal Expert’s solicitors are proud to work on a No Win No Fee basis. What does No Win No Fee mean?

A No Win No Fee lawyer or personal injury solicitor will offer you the opportunity to make a personal injury claim, without charging you an upfront or ongoing fee. Instead you will agree that you will only pay your solicitor’s fee if you win your compensation claim. Because of this, there is no risk of going out of pocket in the unlikely instance that you do not win your compensation claim, making using a specialist No Win No Fee lawyer the less stressful option for many personal injury compensation Claimants.

What’s more, you don’t have to worry about raising funds to make your claim. Instead of paying an upfront fee, your payment to your No Win No Fee personal injury solicitor will be taken from your final compensation package, making No Win No Fee a more affordable option for many.

To learn more about using a No Win No Fee personal injury solicitor to handle your claim, see our online guide to making a No Win No Fee claim, or call us today to speak to one of our informed advisors.

Talk To Legal Expert Today

We hope you have found this guide to finding and using a personal injury solicitor helpful. If you are a local resident that needs the help of a personal injury solicitor covering the Barnet area, call us to see if you are entitled to claim compensation.

If you have legitimate grounds to claim, we will estimate just how much compensation you could be entitled to claim, and will supply you with a personal injury lawyer to represent your personal injury case who has been selected depending on their skills and experience.

Some of our solicitors have up to thirty years of experience practicing personal injury law and will always fight to win you the maximum settlement that you could be owed. So trust us to represent your personal injury claim.

Call us today for your free legal consultation, or for free medical negligence advice and if we believe that we can help you, we will start working on your claim right away. We’re looking forward to hearing from you.

Useful Links

If you have been injured or made ill by an accident that not your fault, these organisations may be able to offer you assistance.

Local road safety
Information about road safety concerning the public in Barnet, from local Borough Council.

High Barnet Police Station
26 High St,
Barnet EN5 5RU
Web: www.police.uk/metropolitan/E05000056

Barnet Civil And Family Court Centre
St Marys Court
Regents Park Road
Finchley Central
London
N3 1BQ

Web: Barnet Civil & Family Courts Centre Website

 

Barnet Hospital
Wellhouse Ln,
Barnet EN5 3DJ
Web: Barnet Hospital Website

Legal Expert Accident Claims Guides

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.

A Guide To No Win No Fee Solicitors
More information about finding a No Win No Fee compensation specialist solicitor with Legal Expert.

How Much Compensation Can I Claim For A Car Accident?
A guide to claiming compensation for a car accident claim.

How Much Compensation Can I Claim For A Medical Negligence Claim?
A guide to claiming compensation for medical negligence.

How Much Compensation Can I Claim For An Arm Injury?
A guide to claiming compensation for an arm injury.

Other Helpful Compensation Guides

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