Updated: Friday, 5th August 2016
Whether you are based in Bacup or anywhere in the country, our experienced personal injury solicitors are able to handle your claim and we will always set up a medical assessment at a medical centre near your home.
Making an injury claim
Claims must, in most cases, be made within 3 years of the injury.
Considerable legislation exists to provide support for people planning to make a claim, and our panel of personal injury lawyers have years of experience advising clients on the likelihood of success.
In order to successfully win an injury claim, it must be shown that:
- The Defendant owed you a duty of care
- The Defendant breached that duty
- Your injury or illness was caused by that breach
In all cases, a free phone call with a Bacup-specialist lawyer will provide information and invaluable guidance.
Choosing the best injury lawyer for your compensation claim
Identifying the most appropriate legal team to help you is your most important step towards achieving the best settlement or award for your illness or injuries.
With over 100 offices within a 25 radius of Bacup, how can you make certain you choose the best company to instruct?
Check Bacup personal injury solicitor reviews
The standards of communication and advice offered by lawyers can differ considerably.
Researching online reviews can certainly help build a picture if you are mulling over which lawyer to go with.
Find out more Personal injury lawyer reviews
The contrast in success fees between solicitors working on Conditional Fee Agreements is huge.
As an example the amount of compensation retained by a Claimant having been awarded £18,206 for work-related upper limb disorders can range from £10,924 to £15,475.
Further reading How to compare injury solicitors quotes
Will you need to go with a local Bacup lawyer ?
Choosing a nearby solicitor is less important as cases can be conducted by phone and email.
It is however necessary to select a firm that offers medical facilities near you as you will almost always need to attend a medical exam.
Read more - Can I attend a medical centre near me?
Which claims does Quittance conduct in Bacup and Lancashire?
Our network of specialist solicitors help people in Bacup whose circumstances led to serious injuries.
Slips, trips and falls
Health and Saftey Executive data stress the fact that employee slips and trips are the most common cause of accidents leading to injury at work in Lancashire and the UK. These types of accident are typically the initiators of injuries attributed to other reasons e.g. being struck by moving machinery, a lifting injury or an electrical discharge accident. Public place (Rossendale local authority) compensation claims for injuries such as broken ankles suffered on obstructed pathways are also quite common with pavement trips having occurred on Rochdale Road and on Burnley Rd.
Road traffic accidents in Bacup
Our network of accredited road traffic accident (RTA) solicitors have decades of experience in obtaining maximum damages for Claimants injured in a car accident in Bacup.
Accidents involving vehicles in Bacup are relatively frequent. Government statistics reveal 32 fatal accidents, 610 serious accidents and 3442 slight accidents in 2013 in Lancashire (Total events were 4084 local authority district. In 2014 the total had increased to 4,367.
Clinical and medical negligence in Bacup
Clinical negligence, in the past known as called medical negligence, is when there has been a breach in the duty of care by a medical provider. A typical example might be a surgical error claim. Our panel of personal injury solicitors acting for Bacup have handled legal cases filed against private and NHS hospitals that include Rochdale Infirmary, Whitehall Street, Rochdale, OL12 0NB.
Accidents in the workplace
We have assisted claims for people, from members of the army to advice workers, to claim for their work related injuries. Accident statistics in the Rossendale local authority made available in accordance with RIDDOR by the Health and Safety Executive in the following table:
|Work accidents in Rossendale Local Authority HSE)||2011/12||2012/13||2013/14|
|Harmful substance exposure (e.g. radiation poisoning)||0||2||1|
|Fall from height||10||6||10|
|Animal related (e.g. livestock)||1||0||1|
|Lifting and handling injuries||33||20||18|
|Slip, trip or fall||19||26||33|
|Struck by object||9||3||14|
|Trapped by something collapsing||0||1||0|
The Quittance team recognise the vital change an injury claim makes to the lives of people affected by major injury.
Damages will ease the financial burden on an injured person enabling them to prioritise rehabilitation. Quittance's panel of expert solicitors have helped Claimants recover damages for a wide range of major injuries and conditions. Injuries categorised as serious and catastrophic include cerebral palsy and multiple fractures.
How No Win, No Fee solicitors take care of Bacup cases
In the event that your lawyer does not win claim, a No Win, No Fee agreement with the lawyer means you are not required to pay their legal costs. Should you be successful, the fees for your lawyer must be paid by the Defendant or their insurance company.
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No Win, No Fee should mean that there are absolutely no hidden fees. With Quittance's No Win, No Fee, there is no risk of losing out. Read more about Quittance's No Win, No Fee here
What should you do next?
Whether you are ready to start you claim now or are simply looking for more information, Quittance can help.
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We provide jargon-free information helping people affected by injury choose whether to make an injury claim.
Find more answers before picking up the phone. Find our frequently asked questions here.
Get your claim for compensation underway
When you have decided to get underway, you can begin a compensation claim by calling 0800 612 7456 or with the online contact form here.
If you would like more information about the compensation process or need a specific question answered, contact us on 0800 612 7456 or request a callback at a time that suits you.