Kiteleys Solicitors

Kiteleys Solicitors. 7 St. Stephen's Court, 15-17 St. Stephen's Road, Bournemouth, Dorset. BH2 6LA. Telephone 01425 278866.
Kiteleys Solicitors is the trading style of Kiteleys Solicitors Limited registered in England and Wales, registered number 03113721. VAT Registration No: 658 8813 79.
This firm is authorised and regulated by the Solicitors Regulation Authority. A list of directors is available for inspection at our registered office.

Costs and How you can pay

  • Call us now on 01425 278866
    • Kiteleys Canford Cliffs 01202 708634
    • Kiteleys Highcliffe 01425 278866
    • Kiteleys Southampton 02380 909091
    • Kiteleys Wimborne 01202 849242
    • Kiteleys Ferndown 01202 875646
    • Kiteleys West Moors 01202 863933
    • Kiteleys Boscombe 01202 393506

There are several different methods of funding your claim:-

Legal Aid

The circumstances in which Legal Aid would be available are now extremely limited but it is available in some exceptional circumstances.

Legal Expenses Insurance

Claimants quite often have Legal Expenses Insurance and are unaware that they have it. It is often found on Home Insurance or Motor Insurance Policies as well as on Credit Cards.

This is insurance that you have already purchased and which you would be able to use, subject to the insurers agreement, on a personal injury claim.

Unfortunately these policies tend not cover Clinical Negligence or Industrial Disease Claims and Legal Expenses Insurance found on motor insurance policies will generally only cover car accidents.

We will still be able to act for you if you have Legal Expenses Insurance. You have complete freedom of choice of which Solicitor you wish to use.

No Win, No Fee

In most cases we act under a no win, no fee agreement, also known as a CFA or Conditional Fee Agreement.

If the case is unsuccessful you do not have to pay anything. The only exception to this is if the reason the case is unsuccessful is due to you misleading us about the circumstances of the accident, essentially if there is some fraud on your part.

If the case is successful then you are liable to pay up to 25% of your damages in part payment of your own legal fees.

Are there any circumstances in which you would have to pay our costs?

In exceptional circumstances if it transpires that the accident occurred in a manor completely different to what you told us ie; you mislead us for fraudulent purposes. Then we would seek to recover our costs from yourself. Thankfully this is extremely rare.

Do I have to pay for expenses?

There are expenses that need to be paid as your case goes along, for example, fees for obtaining medical records and a medical report, court fees.

We will pay these on your behalf provided you take out a policy of insurance known as After the Event insurance, at the outset of the claim.  This insurance policy will cover you against these costs should you claim be unsuccessful.

The insurance policy does not have to be paid for until the end of the case and can be paid for out of your damages. If your case is unsuccessful then it is a self insured policy and does not need to be paid.

General Advice

If you use Kiteleys for your claim we will explain all of this to you in more detail at an arranged appointment. We will also investigate the best method of funding your claim with you.

If you speak to another firm of Solicitors do ensure that :-

  •  Your initial appointment with them is free regardless of whether or not you instruct them.
  • They will insure you get 100% of your damages.
  • They will not ask you to pay for disbursements up front, such as medical reports, medical records, Court fee all of which can amount to 1000’s of pounds.
  • You will get a monthly update on your case.

All of which we can guarantee at Kiteleys.

  • Richard Mildren

    Richard Mildren
    Director

  • Amanda Loe

    Amanda Loe
    Associate Solicitor

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Talk to one of our solicitors

At Kiteleys we are always happy to help. We believe that the law should be easily accessible, so if you have any questions for our Industrial Diseases solicitors, please don’t hesitate to get in touch.
Call us on 01425 278866 or enquire online.

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Kiteleys Solicitors. 40 Haven Road, Canford Cliffs, Poole, Dorset. BH13 7LP. Telephone 01425 278866.
Kiteleys Solicitors is the trading style of Kiteleys Solicitors Limited registered in England and Wales, registered number 03113721. VAT Registration No: 658 8813 79.
This firm is authorised and regulated by the Solicitors Regulation Authority. A list of directors is available for inspection at our registered office.