Oxford Personal Injury Solicitors – No Win No Fee Claims
Have you been injured or made ill by an accident that was not your fault, in the last three years? You could be eligible to potentially claim as much as tens of thousands of pounds for your injuries. For example, if you slipped on a wet floor in a shop in Oxfordshire and broke your wrist, the store’s management could have to pay your compensation for your injuries. We have created this guide to hiring a personal injury solicitor, or lawyer for claimants who are based in Oxford. Legal Expert, a well respected personal injury claims firm, We can provide claimants with an excellent personal accident solicitor who can assist claimants in this area, to represent you in your claim for compensation. What’s more, you will have the option to use a no win no fee solicitor to handle your claim, which means that you don’t have to pay us a penny unless you win your compensation claim.
Legal Expert offers all of our potential customers a free legal consultation. Call us today on 0800 073 8804 to see if you are entitled to claim compensation. Simply tell us about the accident you experienced and the injuries you suffered and we’ll be able to let you know if you have the right to make an accident and injury claim and how much money you could be entitled to claim. We will then provide you with an excellent personal injury lawyer to handle your compensation claim, who will begin work on your claim right away. If you live elsewhere in the country, Legal Expert can still provide you with a solicitor who can represent you in your no win no fee personal injury claim. Call us today, to see if you are entitled to claim.
When Can I Make A Personal Injury Claim?
Under what circumstances could you be entitled to claim personal injury compensation? In Britain, if you wish to claim compensation from the party that is responsible for your injuries your personal injury lawyer will have to prove the following about your relationship. Firstly that they (the Defendant) owed you (the Claimant) a duty of care. In the case of a clinical negligence claim your medical negligence claim would have to prove that the Defendant was your medical practitioner such as a doctor or nurse and was treating you. This is because all medical practitioners have a legal duty of care towards their patients. Similarly, in the case of a claim for an accident in a shop or a restaurant, the personal injury lawyer will have to prove that you were a customer, employee or had another reason to use the premises, such as a repair person that had been hired by the business. This is because businesses according to laws such as The Occupiers Liability Act of 1957, and the Health And Safety At Work Act of 1974, businesses have a legal of duty of care towards their customers, staff and other key stakeholders in the business. Secondly, your personal injury solicitor will have to prove that the Defendant breached their duty of care towards you, via a negligent action or inaction and that this negligence caused an avoidable accident. Thirdly that the accident was the cause of your illness or injury.
If you believe your circumstances fit these criteria, call Legal Expert today to enquire about making your compensation claim with us. Your call will be free of charge and it will only take a short conversation to see how much compensation you could claim, so what do you have to lose Call today, it could be the best call you have made in a long time.
What Role Does Your Solicitor Play In Making A Compensation Claim?
To claim compensation from a third party, whose negligence led to you suffering an accident and ultimately becoming injured or ill, you will need an expert and experienced solicitor to represent you in your claim. It may not be possible to claim the maximum amount of compensation that you are legally entitled to, without a properly qualified and accredited solicitor to represent you.
Whilst UK firms of solicitors are regulated by the Solicitors Regulation Authority (SRA) the quality of service that you the client can receive from a firm can vary greatly. If you use a solicitor from Legal Expert, you can be assured that the solicitor we provide will be committed to winning your compensation claim for you and fighting to win you the highest amount of compensation that you can be awarded for your injuries. Our personal injury solicitors and lawyers have years, and in some cases even decades of experience practising personal injury law, so you are bound to be in good hands. What’s more, if you choose to make your claim with a solicitor or lawyer from Legal Expert, we always will make sure that you are provided with a personal injury solicitor that has a good track record of winning cases which are comparable to your own.
What Should You Consider When Comparing Personal Injury Solicitors
Before making a decision about which legal firm, solicitor or lawyer you are going to make your claim with, there are several factors which you should consider. Taking these into account can help you to make a more informed choice when doing so.
First of all, you should consult and compare online reviews of solicitors both in your area as well as nationally available services. Online reviews of solicitors can offer a lot of insight into the quality of service previous customers felt they received and what the strong points of the firm are. Another thing to consider is whether or not the personal injury solicitors offer a no win no fee service. For many, making a no win no fee claim is the less stressful option, as you will only have to pay if you win your claim. What’s more, the fee is taken from the compensation payout that you will be awarded if you win your claim, so you do not have to worry about funding your claim upfront.
To discuss your options and which personal injury solicitor may be best to represent your compensation claim, call Legal Expert today to discuss your claim with one of our advisors.
Will I Have To Use A Personal Injury Solicitor In My Town Or City?
If you live in Oxford and wish to claim personal injury compensation for an accident that was not your fault, you may believe that you have to use a personal injury solicitor based in the same area. This may have been the case in the past, but now with digital communications technology being readily available to individuals and businesses this is no longer true. At Legal Expert our priority will be that you have the right solicitor with the right expertise and professional experience for a case like your. As we have already begun to explain, in this day and age it is easy to be consulted by and stay in regular communication with your solicitor even if they are not local to you. If you require a medical assessment this can be arranged locally. Please note that Legal Expert are not based in this city, but serve customers across the country.
What Types Of Personal Injury Claims Do Our Solicitors And Lawyers Conduct?
If you have been injured in Oxford, or live in the city (or its surrounding areas) and were injured here because of an accident that was not your fault, you could be entitled to claim compensation. Many clients that we have helped wonder if we only cover certain sorts of injuries.
At Legal Expert we cover compensation claims for any sort of injury that is serious enough to warrant you taking three days or more off work. We will now briefly look at some of the more common sorts of injuries and illnesses our solicitors help our clients claim compensation for, below.
Claims For Instances Of Industrial Disease
According to the Health And Safety Act of 1974, workplaces are responsible for providing their employees with a safe and hygienic workplace environment. If your workplace ignores a health and safety hazard or acts negligently which results in in accident causing you an illness or injury, they could be held liable for your injuries and have to pay you compensation. Examples of industrial diseases that can be caused or worsened by negligence in the workplace include asthma, asbestos exposure and siderosis. If you have experienced a work related industrial illness, caused by negligence on the part of your employer, you could be entitled to tens of thousands of pounds in compensation.
Call Legal Expert for your free personal injury consultation and to begin your compensation claim today.
Claims For Clinical Or Medical Negligence
As we have established, medical practitioners such as doctors, nurses and physiotherapists have a legal duty of care towards their patients. Medical negligence, also known as clinical negligence is when a medical practitioner performs a negligent action or inaction towards a patient, for example misdiagnosing them, prescribing the wrong medicine, or failing to send a patient with signs of a serious illness such as cancer for further tests and possibly treatment. If the negligent action or inaction harms the patient or worsens their existing condition, then the medical practitioner or institution responsible could be held legally liable for the patient’s injuries and have to pay them medical negligence compensation.
If you have experienced clinical negligence in Oxford, which has resulted in you becoming ill, injured or has worsened an existing medical condition, speak to Legal Expert today about hiring a medical negligence solicitor to represent you in your compensation claim. You can also find our guide to medical negligence claim in this city here.
Claims For Accidents In The Workplace
As we have established, employers are responsible for protecting employees in the workplace. This means conducting regular risk assessments to identify health and safety hazards and applying control measures to ensure that the risk is removed or at least controlled. If an employer neglects their duty of care towards their employee who in turn experiences an injury or illness due to their employer’s negligence, they could be held legally liable for their injuries and have to pay them compensation. Examples of injuries caused by accidents in the workplace can include: slip, trip and fall accidents, assault at work and manual handling injuries at work.
If you live or work in this area and have experienced an accident at work due to negligence on the part of your employer, call Legal Expert today, to see if you are entitled to claim compensation.
Oxford area accident at work statistics
In this table we have included showing the rate and incidence of injury in the workplace in this area.
|Accidents in the workplace reported across the Oxford Local Authority||2011/12||2012/13||2013/14|
|Burns and other injury from an electric shock||0||0||1|
|Caused by or related to the operation of machinery||4||4||8|
|Caused by or related to fires, such as burn injuries||0||0||1|
|Those caused by a harmful substance||2||4||2|
|Falling from some height||31||14||40|
|Harm caused by animals||4||2||0|
|Manual lifting and handling accidents||118||49||75|
|Assalted in the workplace||21||14||5|
|Falling on the same level||97||81||74|
|Being hit by something moving||5||0||10|
|Being struck by an object||39||23||25|
Claims For Slips And Falls
If you have been injured due to a slip and fall accident that was not your fault, you could be entitled to claim tens of thousands of pounds in compensation for your injuries. What hazards can cause slip and fall accidents? Broken paving slabs, broken floorboards or unfinished floorboards (such as a floorboard with a nail sticking out), spillages on a restaurant floor that have not been mopped up and broken railings can all cause slip, trip and fall accidents. Common injuries as a result of these accidents can include sprains, strains, fractured bones and broken bones. Whether you experienced a slip and fall injury at work, in a shop, restaurant or on a pavement managed by the local council, you could be entitled to make a no win no fee personal injury claim.
Call Legal Expert to enquire about finding a personal injury lawyer to represent your claim today.
Claims For Serious And Injuries
If you have suffered a serious injury because of an accident that was not your fault, a lawyer for a serious injury claims could help you claim your compensation. Serious injuries, are injuries that can have a life changing effect, such as injuries which cause life long disabilities or leave you with chronic pain. Because a serious injury can have such an effect on your quality of life and your future prospects, personal injury settlements for a serious injury can be worth hundreds of thousands, or even millions of pounds. If you have suffered a serious injury that was caused by negligence on the part of a third party, call Legal Expert today. If you are entitled to claim, we will provide you with the right lawyer for a serious injury to handle your claim.
To learn about how Legal Expert handles serious injury compensation claims on behalf of our clients, please consult our online guide today.
Claims For Car And Road Traffic Accidents
Have you been injured in a car accident or road traffic accident in Oxford that was not your fault? Drivers have a legal duty of care towards other road users, including passengers, other drivers, cyclists and pedestrians. If the careless or negligent driving of another person lead you to suffer a road traffic accident in which you have been injured, you could be entitled to claim road traffic accident compensation. What are some common road traffic accidents that Legal Expert help our clients to claim compensation for. Road traffic accidents can include: head on collisions, rear end shunts, accidents at roundabouts, drinking and driving related accidents and accidents involving pedestrians. If you have been involved in a road traffic accident that was not your fault, call Legal Expert today, to see if you could be entitled to claim road traffic accident compensation. If you have legitimate grounds to claim compensation our team can provide you with all the experience, skills and knowledge you need to secure your compensation.
Road Traffic Accident Statistics In Oxfordshire
Reported road casualties in Oxfordshire seriously injured or killed
Hire A No Win No Fee Solicitor
If you are making a no win no fee claim, you can find a no win no fee solicitor from Legal Expert to represent you in your claim. What does no win no fee mean? A no win no fee lawyer will offer you a Conditional Fee Agreement (CFA), which means that your solicitor’s fees will be voided if you do not win your personal injury claim. This means that in the unlikely scenario that you do not win your personal injury claim you will not be made out of pocket by having to pay your fees. What’s more, if you win your claim, your fees will be taken from your final compensation settlement, so you don’t have to worry about finding funds to pay for your personal injury case upfront.
Why do we allow our clients to hire personal injury solicitors offering no win no fee? We understand that being injured in an accident that was not your fault can be incredibly stressful. Accounting for the pain and suffering caused by your accident and the effect it can have on your quality of life. What’s more, being made injured or seriously ill can have a negative effect on you financially, forcing you to take time off work, whilst also having to pay for expensive medical treatment or alternative transport at the same time. For many of our clients, making a no win no fee personal injury claim is the less stressful option, as there is no upfront fee to pay and no risk of going out of pocket in the unlikely circumstances that you do not win your compensation claim.
Is Our Service Really No Win No Fee?
The answer is yes, if you hire a no win no fee solicitor through Legal Expert, we will not charge you a fee unless you win your claim. This means that our solicitors in Oxford are incredibly motivated to win your personal injury claim for you. Call us today to enquire about hiring a no win no fee solicitor, or see our online guide for more information.
Begin Your Personal Injury Claim In Oxford Today
If you live in Oxford, and have been injured or made ill because of an accident that was not your fault, you could be owed tens of thousands pounds in compensation for your injuries. To see if you are entitled to claim call Legal Expert today for your free personal injury legal consultation. One of our friendly but informed accident claims advisors will let you know whether or not your personal injury case could mean that you are entitled to claim compensation. We will then let you know how much your personal injury claim could be worth and will find a solicitor that has the right expertise and experience to represent your personal injury case. With your permission, the lawyer will get started with your claim right away. If you have legitimate grounds to claim compensation for an injury or illness that you suffered that was not your fault, Legal Expert would love to help you to claim the compensation that you are entitled to.
Call us to start your claim
Call us today to begin your personal injury compensation claim, we’re looking forward to working with you. You can contact us using the various channels on this page, such as by phone, email, or by using the online support facility.
If you have been involved in an accident that was not your fault, here is the contact information for different organisations in the Oxfordshire area that may be able to offer you assistance.
Local road safety:
Information about road safety concerning the public.
Oxford Combined Court Centre
Tel: 01865 264 200
Thames Valley Police.
Tel: 01865 841148
John Radcliffe Hospital.
Legal Expert’s Guide To Accidents At Work
Our guide to making a claim for injuries caused by an accident at work.
Slip, Trip and Fall Solicitors
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