Updated: Saturday, 6th August 2016
If you live in Bingley or anywhere in the country, Quittance can are able to assist with your claim and we will arrange a medical at a medical centre near you.
Making a personal injury claim
Claims for personal injury compensation must be made in 3 years of an injury in most cases.
Purposeful legislation exists to provide support for Claimants seeking compensation for their injuries, and our network of personal injury solicitors have many years of experience advising clients on the likelihood of success.
To win a Bingley personal injury case, your solicitor must prove:
- You were owed a duty of care by the Defendant
- That duty was breached by the Defendant
- The Defendant's breach caused your injury or illness
The solicitor will discuss each of these issues and should look at how they apply in your case.
What issues to check when finding the best solicitor
Selecting the best solicitors' practice for your legal matter is the most important step towards achieving the best settlement or award for your illness or injuries.
How do you make sure you select the best solicitors' practice to help you?
Bingley personal injury solicitor reviews
The levels of service offered by solicitors can vary significantly.
Online personal injury solicitor reviews can certainly be a good place to start when weighing up which lawyer to sign up with.
Find out more Personal injury solicitors reviews
The variation in success fees and After the Event (ATE) insurance premiums between law firms is enormous.
For example the amount of financial compensation retained by an injured person having been awarded £6,068 for a minor head injury can range from £3,641 to £5,158.
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Do you need a local Bingley injury lawyer ?
Going for a local lawyers office is not very important as injury cases are run by phone and email.
You will need to instruct a law firm that offers medical facilities near Bingley as you will usually have to attend a medical assessment.
What cases does Quittance handle?
It is possible to claim compensation for a broad range of injury and illness in Bingley and throughout West Yorkshire. Quittance can help with:
Slips, trips and falls
Health and Saftey Executive (HSE) data underscore the fact that employee slips, trips and falls are the single most frequent cause of injury at work in West Yorkshire. Slips and trips are sometimes related to injuries incorrectly attributed to other causes for instance being hit by tools in use, when helping another person or a drowning accident. Public liability cases for injuries such as torn ligaments suffered on poorly maintained roads are also quite prevalent with dislodged paving slab trips having happened on Main St and on Gilstead Lane.
Medical and clinical negligence in Bingley
Clinical negligence (until recently known as medical negligence) is where an injury or illness is connected to a failing on the part of a medical professional, either private or NHS. A common example could be a surgical error claim. Quittance's select panel of injury solicitors acting for Bingley have helped people with claims brought against infirmaries and hospitals that include Yorkshire Clinic (Ramsay), Bingley West Yorkshire, BD16 1TW.
Serious injury experts acting in Bingley
The Courts understand that a serious injury can have a life-altering effect on a Claimant and their dependants.
By relieving the pressure a serious injury places on an injured person and their family, a claim helps people to concentrate on rehabilitation. Our panel of solicitor firms have for many years helped people affected by severe accidents. Injuries and medical conditions held to be serious and catastrophic range from birth negligence to back injuries.
Road traffic accidents (RTA) in Bingley
Quittances group of specialist injury lawyers have a wealth of experience in fighting for maximum compensation for people who have sustained an injury in a car or motorbike crash in Bingley.
Accidents involving cars, motorcycles and other vehicles in Bingley are relatively commonplace. Gov. uk statistics show a total of 1672 accidents (1482 slight accidents, 177 serious accidents and 13 fatal accidents) in 2013 in Bradford local authority district. In 2014 the total had increased to 1,752. Accidents in the Bingley area in 2013 included car crashes on the A650 and B6265 roundabout and on the single carriageway of the B6146 and B6265 roundabout.
We have assisted claims for Claimants, from members of the Royal Navy to building control officers, to claim for their work related injuries. Work injury data for the Bradford local authority made available in accordance with regulations by the HSE as follows:
|Workplace accidents in Bradford Local Authority (HSE)||2011/12||2012/13||2013/14|
|Machinery related injury||47||27||48|
|Exposed to fire||2||0||1|
|Harmful substance related||14||4||10|
|Fall from height (scaffolding)||68||38||53|
|Animal related (e.g. riding accident)||10||3||5|
|Slip, trip or fall||227||184||185|
|Struck by moving vehicle||15||12||17|
|Struck by object||85||60||57|
|Trapped by something collapsing||1||1||5|
How No Win, No Fee injury lawyers handle Bingley claims for compensation
If your case is lost, a No Win, No Fee agreement (or CFA) with your solicitor states that the legal fees are not payable. Should your injury claim be successful, your legal fees will be paid by the losing Defendant.
A 'success fee' can be charged by injury lawyers who work under a No Win, No Fee agreement (Conditional Fee Agreement). This fee will be usually 25% and will be taken out of your compensation award.
The 100% No Win, No Fee guarantee
We guarantee No Win, No Fee means a Claimant will not pay any of the law firm's legal fees if the injury claim be unsuccessful.
Read more about No Win, No Fee
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 lawyer arm yourself with information. The right answers will help you make the right decision for your future.
Get answers to questions asked by injured people on the frequently asked questions page.
Ready to begin a compensation claim?
Phone a specialist solicitor on 0800 612 7456 to begin your injury claim, alternatively you can start the compensation claim here.
Contact the Quittance panel of experts today to discuss your claim. Request a free callback or call 0800 612 7456.