Updated: Thursday, 28th July 2016
Whether you are based in Barnoldswick or anywhere in the country, our experienced personal injury lawyers will handle your claim and we will arrange a medical at a local medical centre.
Making a personal injury claim
Injury claims should usually be made within three years of an injury.
Whether a claim is being made for a road accident in Barnoldswick, there are three components to making a successful claim. It must be proven that the person or company causing the injury owed you a duty of care, that this duty of care was breached, and this breach caused your illness or injury.
How to pick the best no win no fee personal injury solicitor
Choosing the most appropriate injury solicitor to help you is an important step towards negotiating the highest compensation award for your injuries.
With some over 100 offices within 25 miles of Barnoldswick - how can you make sure you choose the best law firm for your needs?
Look into Barnoldswick personal injury solicitor reviews
The standards of communication and advice provided by lawyers, as with any service, can vary enormously.
Researching reviews can be revealing if you are contemplating which solicitor to sign up with.
The disparity in personal injury success fees and After the Event (ATE) insurance premiums between law firms working on Conditional Fee Agreements is significant.
To illustrate the point, the amount of compensation retained by a successful Claimant having been awarded £4,187 for a broken tibula or fibula can range from £2,512 to £3,559.
Additional reading How to compare personal injury solicitors
Will I have to choose a lawyer near me?
Claimants are not restricted to local firms and can make a selection based on the success fee a solicitor charges or other service factors.
Medical exams will usually need to be conducted locally. Quittance's national network of medical professionals will assist with this critical stage of the claims process.
Wherever your solicitor is based, they will arrange for a local medical expert to carry out the exam.
Which types of compensation claims does Quittance handle in Barnoldswick?
Our panel of solicitors assist individuals get compensation for a range of injuries.
Slip and trip accidents
HSE figures indicate that slips and trips are still the most prevalent accident in the Lancashire workplace. These types of accident are frequently the initiators of injuries categorised as another type of accident such as being hit by an object falling from a vehicle or a fire related (burn) accident. Public place claims for injuries like torn ligaments sustained on poorly maintained roads are also common with recent falls having happened on Chapel Hill.
Clinical and medical negligence in Barnoldswick
Clinical negligence - at one time called medical negligence - is the legal term a failing by a General Practitioner or any other healthcare professional. Our panel of injury lawyers acting for Barnoldswick have handled negligence compensation claims brought against NHS and private hospitals including BMI Gisburne Park Hospital, Gisburn Park Estate, Park Road, Clitheroe, BB7 4HX.
Road traffic claims
Road accidents involving cars, mororbikes and all other vehicles in Barnoldswick are relatively commonplace. Official statistics show a total of 4084 accidents (3442 slight accidents, 610 serious accidents and 32 fatal accidents) in 2013 in Lancashire local authority. By 2014 accidents increased to 4,367.
Our panel of trained personal injury solicitors have years of experience in obtaining the best compensation for people who have been hurt in a car or motorcycle accident in Barnoldswick.
Quittance has handled claims for people injured in an accident, from plasterers to amenity horticulturists, to claim compensation from their employer. Work injury data in the Pendle local authority are published in accordance with RIDDOR legislation by the Health and Safety Executive in the following table:
|Workplace accidents in Pendle Local Authority (RIDAGGR)||2011/12||2012/13||2013/14|
|Electric shock injury (e.g. burns)||0||2||0|
|Machinery related injury||13||7||9|
|Harmful substance exposure (e.g. MTBE related illnesses)||2||0||1|
|Fall from height (scaffolding)||8||11||11|
|Animal related (e.g. veterinary)||0||2||0|
|Lifting and handling injuries||48||22||35|
|Slip, trip, fall same level||37||27||25|
|Hit by falling object||14||13||4|
|Trapped by something collapsing||1||1||0|
Barnoldswick solicitors for serious injury compensation
We understand the critical difference an injury claim makes to people impacted by severe injury. We work to get compensation for serious and catastrophic injuries, including compensation for medical and care costs.
How No Win, No Fee injury lawyers look after claims in Barnoldswick
If you are successful, your legal costs are settled by the losing party or their insurance company. When your lawyer loses the case, a No Win, No Fee agreement between you and your lawyer means their legal fees are not payable.
Our No Win, No Fee promise
Some firms may charge additional fees should the claim fail. Through our injury lawyers, No Win, No Fee protection is guaranteed, with no catches in the small print. Click here for more about Quittance's No Win, No Fee.
What happens next?
Whether you are ready to start you claim now or are simply looking for more information, Quittance can help.
Get your questions answered
Quittance offer jargon-free answers to help you decide whether to go ahead.
If you would like to know more before picking up the phone, try our FAQ pages.
Get a compensation claim started
Call a specialist solicitor on 0800 612 7456 to get your injury claim underway, or start a claim for compensation online.
Our team of personal injury specialists can help. If you have any questions, you can phone us on 0800 612 7456 or request a callback today.