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Our team of personal injury lawyers have experience in dealing with claims based in Chelmsford and the rest of Essex.
Have you been injured in an accident through no fault of your own? We’re here to guide you through making a claim every step of the way.
In 2012, Chelmsford was officially named as the first city in Essex to mark the Diamond Jubilee of Elizabeth II. The city is located roughly thirty miles outside of London and has a population of approximately 110,000 people. It is generally denoted as a popular living spot for those who commute into the Capital for work every day. This is mainly because Chelmsford is so well-connected by both rail services and roads. However, it has gained notoriety for traffic jams, poor road surfaces and potholes, as well as accidents.
Our team of friendly experts have over 25 years of experience assisting locals in Chelmsford and Essex getting the compensation that they are entitled for a wide variety of accidents. As well as road traffic accidents, we have helped our clients with claims such as dental negligence, accidents at work and accidents in public places, such as supermarkets.
Some of the most common claims we deal with in Chelmsford are listed below. We also assist people across every other region of the UK and if your claim is not listed below please do not hesitate to get in touch to discuss the specific details of your potential claim.
Clinical Negligence Claims
If you have suffered an injury due to medical negligence or careless practice by an organisation based in Chelmsford or Essex then you could be entitled to make a claim. Some common types of medical negligence can include injury resulting from misdiagnosis, cosmetic surgery or issues with faulty or poorly maintained equipment, e.g. a defibrillator. You can find more information on these types of claims by visiting our clinical negligence page.
Accident at Work Claims
Our solicitors have helped clients in Chelmsford make claims after they have sustained an injury in the workplace. Most working environments contain various types of hazard and it is the responsibility of your employer to keep you safe at work.
It is important to remember that, whether you live in Chelmsford but commute into London for an office job, your case may still be valid despite the fact that you might be performing a less physically demanding role. There are a huge range of scenarios in which it might be possible to make a claim and this means we are unable to list every eventuality here. No matter the specific circumstances of your case it is worth getting in touch with Jefferies Solicitors so that we can advise you further.
If you would like more information on accidents at work please visit the relevant section of our website.
Accidents in a Public Place
If you have been the victim of an injury in a public place – such as a supermarket or entertainment venue – then you could be owed compensation. If the accident wasn’t your fault then we are happy to assist your claim further and help you to pursue a claim.
If you would like more information please visit our accidents in a public place page, and if you’re unsure whether you have a valid claim please get in touch for a no-obligation discussion with one of our experts.
Road Traffic Accidents
The UK government recently released a report which showed that there were roughly 25,500 seriously injured casualties as a result of road traffic accidents in 2018. As previously mentioned, cities such as Chelmsford are often hotspots for accidents on the road which, for example, can be a result of careless driving or impaired road surfaces.
If you or a loved one has been the victim of a car accident that you (or they) are not responsible for, please visit our Road Traffic Accident Claims page for further details.
What happens after I contact Jefferies Solicitors
Our experts at Jefferies Solicitors will take some initial details about your case to assess whether you have a valid claim. All initial consultation regarding your claim is free, so even if we do not decide to take on your case or you decide to go with a different law firm you will not be charged.
There is a limited time within which claims can be made, usually three years, so it is important that you get in touch with a legal team as soon as you decide you want to make a claim. As long as the accident or incident was not your fault, but due to the negligence actions of another party, you should have a valid claim.
It is important that you keep any evidence relating to your case safe. For example, if you took photos of the accident scene, kept a journal where you detailed your accident/injuries, or have medical records relating to your injuries, these pieces of information can become crucial in winning your case. No matter how insignificant you might think a piece of information is, it could be very valuable when applied to your case.
Jefferies Solicitors offer a no win, no fee* service which means that if we do not win your case then you will not be charged fees for using our services. We understand that money can be a barrier for making a claim, therefore we want to ensure that anyone who deserves compensation can get it without fearing a financial loss.
How much compensation can I get?
Every accident and injury is unique and therefore compensation is decided on a case by case basis. The extent of your injuries is the most important factor in determining how much compensation you will be owed. However, compensation also takes into account any financial losses that you might have suffered as a result of your injuries, such as a loss of earnings due to being unable to return to work. Your injuries will be assessed by doctors local to you in Chelmsford so that you are not inconvenienced.
Our compensation calculator will give you an indication of how much you might be entitled to based upon your injuries. Jefferies Solicitors will take these different details relating to your injury into account when calculating how much compensation you should be awarded, which will then be put forward to the opposing side and the judge.
Contact Jefferies Solicitors Today
Our experts at Jefferies Solicitors are well experienced in dealing with a range of different case types. We understand how traumatic sustaining an injury can be and so we want to make the process of claiming compensation as stress-free as possible. No matter where you are located throughout Chelmsford, we can help process your case.
At first, we will need some initial details about the specifics of your injuries and how this has impacted your life.
To learn more and to discuss your potential claim in confidence, contact our team on 0800 342 3206. Alternatively, complete our online contact form to arrange an initial no-obligation telephone consultation with a member of our expert team.
*Please note – In limited circumstances, fees may be charged when your claim is not successful. These specific limited circumstances are set out in our No Win No Fee Agreement. In addition, if you fail to attend a medical appointment arranged for you, the doctor may charge a non-attendance fee.