Legal Claims

In a Personal Injury claim, this is an agreement between the client and their lawyer, which will enable the lawyer to take on a personal injury case on the understanding that if they lose the case, the client will not have to pay their lawyer’s costs.

However if the lawyer wins the case they will be entitled to their standard fee plus an uplift referred to as a success fee. In English law, the success fee cannot be greater than 100% of the lawyer’s standard fee.

Provided by LCAN The Law Careers Advice Network and Accident Claims.

road traffic accidents

If the negligence of another party can be proved, the injured party may be entitled to monetary compensation from that party. Accident Claims.

accidents at work

Attorneys often represent clients on a "contingency basis," in which the attorney's fee is a percentage of the plaintiff's eventual compensation, payable when the case is resolved. Oftentimes, having an attorney becomes essential because cases become extremely complex, such as in medical malpratice cases. Accident Claims.

tripping accidents

Narrowly defined, the designation may refer only to the event, while not including the circumstances or results of the event; i.e., ‘accident’ is constrained to an immediate incident, the occurrence of which results in an unplanned outcome. In common use, however, ‘accident’ may include the entire interacting circumstantial framework (chance, pre-existing, or uncontrolled dynamically developing conditions; commonplace actions; random time and place; participants; etc. Accident Claims.

assault claims

Assault claims leading up to, including, and resulting from, the accident's immediate occurrence.Accident will happen unknowlingly and due to our to move a bike in a place which is not more than the space of a bike, also known as crash.

accidents in the home

Physical examples include, e.g., unintended collisions or falls, being injured by touching something sharp, hot, or electrical, or ingesting poison. Non-physical examples are, e.g., unintentionally revealing a secretor otherwise saying something incorrectly, forgetting an appointment, etc. Accident Claims.

product liability

An accident is a specific, identifiable, unexpected, unusual and unintended external action which occurs in a particular time and place, without apparent or deliberate cause but with marked effects. It implies a generally negative probabilistic outcome which may have been avoided or prevented had circumstances leading up to the accident been recognized, and acted upon, prior to its occurrence.

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