No Win No Fee Compensation Claims.
If you've been injured through no fault of your own, you may be entitled to claim compensation. MG Legal’s expert personal injury solicitors offer expert advice and assistance in No Win No Fee Compensation Claims. When you instruct MG Legal’s expert personal injury solicitors, our specialists offer all the help, assistance and guidance you need to make a successful No Win No Fee compensation claim.
What does No Win No Fee Mean?
No Win No Fee means that if you have been injured and make a compensation claim, then your no win no fee personal injury solicitor at MG Legal will handle your personal injury claim, with no fee payable unless your claim is successful. When you instruct MG Legal in relation to your claim for personal injury compensation, our personal injury solicitors assess your claim, and bear the risk, working at no cost to you, unless your personal injury compensation claim is successful. In the unlikely event that your claim for personal injury compensation is not successful, then, as our personal injury solicitors have accepted your compensation claim on a no win no fee basis, then there will be no fee to pay.
How does No Win No Fee work?
A no win no fee compensation claim allows you to make a claim for personal injury, including a claim for medical negligence, with the bonus that if your claim is unsuccessful then you don’t owe your personal injury solicitors any money, and you are therefore in no worse a position than you were before. At MG Legal, we believe that if you have been injured, through no fault of your own, then you should not have to pay upfront costs, in order to access justice, and receive the compensation you rightly deserve.
How much compensation will I receive if a bring a claim for no win no fee compensation?
This is often the first question our personal injury specialists are asked by our injured clients. And the honest answer is that the amount awarded to you is varies from claim to claim depending on the injury you have and the length of time it will take you to recover and how it may impact on your life. From minor whiplash injuries, that may be valued at £3,000 - £4,000, to serious head injuries valued around the £500,000 mark, or birth injuries that are valued in the region of several million pounds, our specialist personal injury solicitors have dealt with all manner of no win no fee compensation claims. What we always ask our clients to remember is that when you instruct MG Legal, our experts will ensure you receive the maximum amount of personal injury compensation.
What type of claims do you accept on a no win no fee basis?
If you have been injured, through no faut of your own, in the last 3 years, including any claim for medical negligence, or claim for illness, then the personal injury specialists at MG Legal, will be more than happy to accept your compensation claim, on a no win no fee basis. Examples of recent personal injury compensation claims our personal injury solicitors have accepted on a no win no fee basis, include medical negligence claims against doctors and dentists, no win no fee injury compensation claims for clients injured at work, and of course, tripping, slipping and falling accidents in public places.
To make a claim for personal injury compensation, on a no win no fee basis, somebody else must be to blame for your illness or injury. Usually, you can only make a claim for personal injury compensation on a no win no fee basis, if your accident or illness, was as a result of an accident or act of medical negligence, within the last 3 years.
Below is a list of some of the most common types of personal injury our specialists can help you make a no win no fee claim for personal injury compensation claim for:
Medical Negligence Claims against a surgeon
What happens if I lose a No Win No Fee claim?
A No Win No Fee agreement covers you from having to pay your legal fees should you lose your case. This means in the event that you did lose your case, you would not be charged by MG Legal’s personal injury specialists.
A change in the law in 2013 means that when you pursue a no win no fee compensation claim, the Defendant’s costs will be covered by Qualified One-Way Costs Shifting (QOCS). This piece of law acts like an Insurance Policy in that, provided your claim does not fulfil certain criteria, no costs can be awarded against you. These criteria are:
(a) the claimant has disclosed no reasonable grounds for bringing the proceedings;
(b) the proceedings are an abuse of the court’s process; or
(c) the conduct of –
(i) the claimant; or
(ii) a person acting on the claimant’s behalf and with the claimant’s knowledge of such conduct,
is likely to obstruct the just disposal of the proceedings.
In short, when you pursue a no win no fee compensation claim, provided your instruction is accurate and your claim is genuine and honest, the Defendant cannot pursue you for their costs, and MG Legal’s personal injury specialists will not bill you either.
How much will my no win no fee solicitor get paid if I win?
When you win your no win no fee compensation claim, then our personal injury solicitors will be paid most of their legal costs from the other side’s insurance company. The amount of costs we would charge the other side would depend on how many hours of work had been undertaken in order to win the case.
When personal injury solicitors accept cases on a no win no fee basis, they are bearing the risk, and risking not being paid for the work they carry out, in the event that your claim is unsuccessful.
Before legislation came into force in 2013, success fees were paid by the defendant, so those who had suffered personal injury kept 100% of their compensation. Since the law changed in April 2013, the claimant must pay the success fee, losing a part of their compensation. It was not until the Legal Aid, Sentencing and Punishment of Offenders Act 2012 (LASPO) was introduced in 2013 that the liability to pay success fees moved from the defendant to the claimant. In most cases, other legal costs would still be paid by the defendant.
In most successful no win, no fee claims, claimants must give part of their compensation to their solicitor in the form of a 'success fee'. This success fee is almost always a percentage of the total compensation award, and most solicitors charge 25%.
As you can imagine, MG Legal like to do things differently, and whilst the law states that we can deduct 25% of your compensation claim, to cover our legal costs, we often reduce this percentage, to 15% or 20%, or when children are involved, our personal injury specialists will often waive our success fee, and therefore the deduction will be 0%.
Bearing in mind the changes in the law, allowing solicitors to take a deduction of up to 25%, compensation claim damages were also increased by 10%, so as to ensure that any deductions taken, did not really have too much of an effect on the injured persons compensation damages.
Why choose MG Legal for a no win no fee claim?
MG Legal’s personal injury experts, offer first class expert advice and assistance in all matters of personal injury and all in a language that you understand. Our solicitors are normal people, and will accept your claim for compensation on a no win no fee basis, with no legal jargon or nonsense. We have a specialist team of solicitors who will offer practical help and guidance throughout your No Win No Fee Compensation claim process. Call us today to get all the No Win No Fee Advice you need.
When you instruct MG Legal, in relation to your no win no fee compensation claim, you will speak to the same legally-qualified personal injury solicitor from the start of your no win no fee claim, until your claim is settled. At MG Legal, we do not deal with claims referral companies, or claims management companies, and we only employ specialist personal injury solicitors to ensure your no win no fee compensation claim has the very best chance of success possible.
Our reviews speak for themselves, and we treat our clients as we like to be treat ourselves. Instruct MG Legal for your no win no fee compensation claim, and you will have a dedicated, hard-working team of experts in your corner, and all on a no win no fee basis. If you are looking to receive the best, no nonsense personal injury assistance and advice, then contact us today, and become one of our valued clients. Welcome to MG Legal- your local solicitors.