Updated: Sunday, 7th August 2016
No matter whether you live in Bolton or anywhere in the UK, our expert injury lawyers can handle your claim and we will always set up a medical assessment at a local medical centre.
Making a personal injury claim
Purposeful legislation exists to provide support for injured Claimants, and Quittance's panel of personal injury solicitors have years of experience giving advice to their clients on the likelihood of success.
People who have been diagnosed with certain injuries or illnesses such as noise-induced deafness may still be eligible for compensation even if the condition developed as the result of events that happened years ago. The date of knowledge, or diagnosis, is what starts the three-year time limit in these situations.
In order to win a Bolton personal injury case, it should be demonstrated 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.
A no-obligation phone consultation with an expert solicitor can provide answers to your questions and useful guidance.
Help for potential Claimants searching for an injury lawyer
Identifying the best personal injury lawyer to act for you is a critical step towards securing the best compensation award.
With some over 100 offices within 25 miles of Bolton, how can you make certain you select the most appropriate legal practice to help you?
Read Bolton personal injury solicitor reviews
Service levels offered by solicitors, as with any professional service, vary enormously.
Researching reviews is a great place to start if you are mulling over which lawyer to go with.
Do you have to choose a personal injury solicitor in Bolton?
As with many professional services, you do not need to pick a solicitor near you.
The only element of a personal injury claim that usually does require a local service is the medical. This exam is carried out in partnership with a member of our national medical network.
The variation in the amount of fees between firms is vast
To illustrate the point, the amount retained by a Claimant accepting a settlement of £9,437 for serious injuries to the big toe or to several other toes might vary from £5,662 to £8,021.
Read more at Compare personal injury solicitors fees
Legal cases Quittance conducts in Bolton
Quittance's panel of lawyers have helped Claimants receive compensation for a range of injuries.
Slip and trip accidents
Officially reported statistics reveal that employee slips and trips are by far the most prevalent cause of accidents leading to injury in the Greater Manchester workplace. Slips and trips are sometimes the cause of injuries categorised as something else like being hit by another person or an electrocution accident. Public liability accident claims injuries like broken shoulders experienced on slippery pavements are also common with trips having happened on Newport Street and on Deansgate.
Quittance has handled claims for injured Claimants, from gardeners to biomedical engineers, to get the compensation they deserve. Accident at work data in the Bolton local authority made available under the Reporting of Injuries, Diseases and Dangerous Occurrences Regulations by the Government:
|RIDAGGR reported work accidents in Bolton Local Authority||2011/12||2012/13||2013/14|
|Fire related (e.g. scars)||1||2||1|
|Harmful substance exposure (e.g. benzene)||6||2||2|
|Fall from height (ladder)||32||11||25|
|Animal related (e.g. livestock)||1||1||1|
|Slip or trip||142||105||96|
|Struck by moving vehicle||9||3||3|
|Struck by object||62||44||36|
|Trapped underneath something||1||1||0|
Road accidents in Bolton
Quittances group of specialist road traffic accident personal injury lawyers are experienced in in negotiating the highest general and special damages for Claimants who have been injured in a road accident in Bolton.
Road traffic accidents involving cars, motorcycles and other vehicles in Bolton are common. Official statistics reveal a total of 588 accidents (509 slight accidents, 72 serious accidents and 7 fatal accidents) in 2013 in Bolton local authority. In 2014 accidents increased to 632. Incidents in the Bolton region in 2013 included crashes on the dual carriageway of the A579 and A676 crossroads and on the single carriageway of the B6203 and B6202 crossroads.
Medical negligence in Bolton
Clinical negligence (in the past known as referred to as medical negligence) is the term for when an illness or injury results from a breach of the duty of care by a medical professional. A common example might be a medical misdiagnosis claim. Quittance's select panel of personal injury solicitors acting for Bolton have assisted with claims brought against health services that include Royal Bolton Hospital, Minerva Road, Farnworth, Bolton, BL4 0JR.
We recognise the critical change a compensation claim will make to the lives of people who have been impacted by serious injury. Our panel of solicitors fight hard for maximum compensation for major injuries. This includes compensation for medical and care costs. Quittance's network of expert solicitors have helped families receive damages for a range of catastrophic injuries and chronic conditions. Injuries and illnesses categorised as serious and catastrophic include brain injuries, asbestosis and serious psychiatric harm.
How No Win, No Fee personal injury solicitors take care of Bolton compensation claims
Should your injury claim be successful, the fees for your solicitor are settled by the other party (or their insurer). When your claim is not successful, a No Win, No Fee agreement with the solicitor means their legal costs are not payable.
A 'success fee' is charged by Bolton solicitors working under a No Win, No Fee agreement. The fee is generally 25% and is paid out of the injured Claimant's compensation.
Will there be any additional costs to account for?
No Win, No Fee should mean that you will not have to pay anything if you lose your claim. With our No Win, No Fee, there is no risk of losing out and there will be no catch hiding in the small print.
Read more about Quittance's No Win, No Fee here
What to do next
Whether you are ready to start you claim now or are simply looking for more information, Quittance can help.
Find out more about the claims process
We provide jargon-free answers helping people affected by injury determine whether to make a claim.
Get more answers without picking up the phone. Read our frequently asked questions.
Start your personal injury claim
Call a specialist solicitor on 0800 612 7456 (or 0333 344 6575 from a mobile) to make the personal injury claim, or you can begin your claim online here.
If you would like further information about the process first, request a callback at a time that suits you or contact 0800 612 7456.