Updated: Friday, 29th July 2016
No matter whether you are based in Aberdare or anywhere else in England or Wales, our experienced personal injury solicitors are able to handle your claim and we will set up a medical at a centre near you .
Making a personal injury claim
Claims for compensation should be made within a three-year window, starting from the date you knew of your injury in the majority of cases.
In the majority of cases, proving an injury claim will involve three issues. It needs to be proven that:
- the person or company causing the injury owed you a duty of care
- the duty of care was breached
- this breach caused your illness or injury
The solicitor should look at how your claim will relate to the points.
Finding the best no win no fee personal injury lawyer
Identifying the most suitable injury solicitor for your case is an important step towards negotiating the best compensation settlement for your illness or injuries.
how can you ensure you select the ideal law firm to work with?
Aberdare solicitor reviews
The quality of advice offered by solicitors vary considerably.
Online reviews can be enlightening when trying to decide which solicitor to go with.
Do I need to choose a local legal firm ?
The location of the solicitors office is not critical as cases are usually handled by phone and email.
You will need to select a law firm with national medical centres (possibly even home visits) as Claimants will usually need to go to an independent medical examination.
More details - Do Quittance offer medical home visits?
The diversity in success fees and After the Event (ATE) insurance premiums between firms working on Conditional Fee Agreements is surprising.
For example the amount retained by an injured person agreeing on a settlement of £18,040 for moderate hearing loss could vary from £10,824 to £15,334.
Further reading How much compensation can you claim?
Claims Quittance conducts in Aberdare and Rhondda Cynon Taff
Compensation could be claimed for a wide range of injury and illness across Aberdare. Our team have assisted with injuries and illness including:
Road traffic accidents in Aberdare
Accidents involving all vehicles in Aberdare are relatively commonplace. Officially reported accident data shows 11 fatal accidents, 59 serious accidents and 574 slight accidents in 2013 in Rhondda Cynon Taf (Total events were 644 local authority area. In 2014 accidents decreased to 586.
Quittances panel of litigators have decades of experience in obtaining the best general and special damages for Claimants who have been hurt in a road accident in Aberdare.
We have helped people, from electricians to academic librarians, to claim maximum compensation. Accident at work statistics in the Rhondda Cynon Taf local authority reported in accordance with regulations by the Health and Safety Executive as follows:
|Workplace accidents in Rhondda Cynon Taf Local Authority (RIDAGGR)||2011/12||2012/13||2013/14|
|Exposed to fire||1||1||1|
|Harmful substance exposure (e.g. industrial and air pollution)||6||3||7|
|Fall from height||36||11||17|
|Injured by an animal||1||0||1|
|Slip, trip, fall same level||139||95||87|
|Struck by moving vehicle||12||3||3|
|Struck by object||44||35||26|
|Trapped by something collapsing||2||0||2|
Slip and trip accidents
HSE statistics highlight the fact that slips, trips and falls are the most frequent cause of injury in the Rhondda Cynon Taff workplace. Slips and trips are sometimes related to accidents incorrectly attributed to other causes for instance being hit by a moving object or a drowning accident. Public place (Rhondda Cynon Taf local authority) accident claims injuries such as broken wrists experienced on obstructed pathways are also quite common with pavement crack trips having occurred on Oxford St and on Fernhill.
Medical and clinical negligence in Aberdare
Clinical negligence - at one time known as medical negligence - is when an injury or illness is sustained from a breach of the duty of care on the part of a medical provider. Our select panel of personal injury lawyers acting for Rhondda Cynon Taff and Aberdare have assisted with claims filed against infirmaries and hospitals that include Priory Hospital Aberdare, Farm Road, Aberaman, Aberdare, CF44 6LJ.
Aberdare experts for serious injury compensation
The lasting impact of a serious injury is understood by solicitors and insurers when they are calculating compensation. By reducing the financial stress a serious injury imposes on a Claimant and their family, injury compensation allows individuals to prioritise recovery and rehabilitation.
Quittance's panel of solicitor firms have for many years aided people affected by serious accidents and injuries. Injury and illness held to be serious range from benzene poisoning to major surgical negligence.
Aberdare No Win, No Fee Expert Solicitors
No Win, No Fee agreements guard Claimants from an obligation to pay their solicitor's fees if their case is not successful.
A success fee will be charged by personal injury solicitors who work under a No Win, No Fee agreement (also called a Conditional Fee Agreement or CFA). This fee will be in most cases 25% and is taken out of the compensation award.
The 100% No Win, No Fee promise
No Win, No Fee means you will face no hidden fees. With a No Win, No Fee promise, there is no risk of being charged extra costs.
Click here to read more about about our No Win, No Fee.
What to do next
Whether you are ready to start you claim now or are simply looking for more information, Quittance can help.
Get your questions answered
Before you decide to instruct a solicitor arm yourself with as much information about making a claim as you can. This can help you to make the best choice.
Find more information online without needing to call a solicitor. Find our frequently asked questions here.
How to get a claim started
You can begin your injury claim here or phone 0800 612 7456 or 0333 344 6575 to speak to a member of the Quittance team.
If you have any questions first, contact on 0800 612 7456 or request a callback.