Updated: Monday, 1st August 2016
If you live in Aldridge or anywhere in the UK, we can are able to take on your claim and we will set up a medical report at a local medical centre.
Making a personal injury claim
Claims should be made within three years of an injury in most cases.
In order to successfully win an injury claim, your solicitor must demonstrate that the Defendant owed you a duty of care, that this duty of care was breached by the Defendant, and the breach was the cause of your injury.
Advice for those seeking a lawyer
Instructing the best legal expert for your legal case is a critical step towards claiming the highest settlement or award for your injuries.
How can you ensure you select the ideal legal practice to help you?
Do you need to instruct a local solicitor ?
The location of a firm is not very relevant as cases can be run remotely.
You will need to instruct a law firm that offers a national network as Claimants will usually be expected to go to a medical assessment.
Read about - Do Quittance offer medical home visits?
Aldridge solicitor reviews
The quality of legal advice provided by lawyers vary enormously.
Online personal injury solicitor reviews can certainly be helpful when mulling over which solicitor to sign up with.
Read more Personal injury solicitor reviews
The diversity in the amount of personal injury success fees and insurance premiums between different firms often surprises Claimants.
E.g. the amount of financial compensation retained by a Claimant awarded £36,740 for serious hand injuries can vary from £22,044 to £31,229.
Further reading - How to compare personal injury solicitors
Which cases does Quittance handle in Aldridge and West Midlands?
Our panel of lawyers have assisted Claimants in Aldridge whose accidents resulted in serious injury including:
Slip, trip and fall injuries
Officially reported figures highlight the fact that employee slips, trips and falls are still the most common cause of accidents leading to injury at work in West Midlands in 2015. Slips and trips are frequently forerunner to injuries recorded in a different category for instance being hit by a runaway vehicle, a lifting injury or a drowning accident. Public place (Walsall local authority) legal claims for injuries like broken shoulders sustained on slippery pavements are also quite common with street falls having happened on Queens Road and on Lichfield Road.
Serious injury lawyers in Aldridge
The effect serious injury has will be acknowledged by the Courts when determining a claim.
By relieving the financial stress serious injury imposes on an injured Claimant and their family, a compensation claim helps people to focus on their recovery and rehabilitation.
Quittance has assisted people, from warehouse assistants to advice workers, to claim for their work related injuries. Accident data for the Aldridge local authority are published in accordance with the Reporting of Injuries, Diseases and Dangerous Occurrences Regulations (RIDDOR) by the Government in the following table:
|Workplace accidents in Walsall Local Authority (HSE)||2011/12||2012/13||2013/14|
|Electric shock injury||0||1||1|
|Machinery related injury||24||18||9|
|Explosion related (e.g. dust)||0||0||2|
|Harmful substance exposure (e.g. chromium)||1||3||3|
|Fall from height||37||28||21|
|Animal related (e.g. veterinary)||1||2||0|
|Lifting and handling injuries||156||89||96|
|Slip, trip, fall same level||119||118||96|
|Struck by moving vehicle||10||10||5|
|Struck by object||49||44||37|
|Crushed by something collapsing||1||0||3|
Road traffic compensation claims
Quittances network of expert lawyers have vast experience in achieving the highest awards for people injured in a road accident in Aldridge.
Road accidents involving cars, motorbikes and other vehicles in Aldridge are quite common. Police repoetrs reveal that there were a total of 577 accidents (496 slight accidents, 76 serious accidents and 5 fatal accidents) in 2013 in Walsall local authority district. By 2014 accidents increased to 730. Incidents in the Aldridge area in 2013 included traffic collisions on the single carriageway of the A454 and B4154 crossroads and on the single carriageway of the A461 and B4153 junction.
Clinical and medical negligence in Aldridge
Clinical negligence, once known as medical negligence, is the term for when an injury is associated with a breach of the duty of care on the part of a medical professional. An example case could be an unconsented operation compensation claim. Quittance's panel of injury solicitors acting for Aldridge have helped Claimants with cases filed against healthcare providers including Spire Little Aston Hospital, Little Aston Hall Drive, Little Aston, Sutton Coldfield, B74 3UP.
No Win, No Fee Solicitors in Aldridge
In the event that your injury claim is successful, your legal fees must be covered by the other side. In the event that your claim is not won, a No Win, No Fee agreement with your solicitor means that their fees will not be charged.
A success fee is levied by Aldridge lawyers who work under a No Win, No Fee agreement. This fee will be generally 25 percent and will be deducted from your compensation settlement.
Can I get 100% No Win, No Fee
Quittance warrant that No Win, No Fee means you will not pay any of the solicitor's costs in the event that your claim is lost. Read more about our No Win, No Fee here
Whether you are ready to start you claim now or are simply looking for more information, Quittance can help.
Get your questions answered
Making the right decision for you depends on receiving the right information. Get answers to your questions before you choose a solicitor.
Find answers to popular questions asked by potential Claimants in the FAQ section.
Start your claim
You can begin the claim for compensation online here or call us on 0800 612 7456 (or 0333 344 6575 from a mobile) to speak to a personal injury solicitor.
Speak to a member of the Quittance network of specialists for more detail about you claim. Call us on 0800 612 7456 or request a callback.