Updated: Friday, 5th August 2016
No matter whether you are based in Bootle or anywhere else in England or Wales, wecan will assist with your claim and we will set up a medical at a medical centre near you.
Making a claim
Claims for compensation must, in most cases, be made within 3 years of the injury.
Purposeful legislation exists to support Claimants seeking compensation for their injuries, and Quittance's network of solicitors have years of experience giving advice to their clients on the likelihood of success.
To win a Bootle personal injury case, it should be demonstrated that:
- The Defendant owed you a duty of care
- The Defendant breached that duty
- Your injury or illness was caused by that breach
How do you select the best no win no fee personal injury solicitor for your iness or injury?
Compensation for a personal injury claim can take months, and even years in cases of serious injury, to be paid. The SRA are tasked with regulating legal advice given by all solicitors, however they do not regulate many factors of interest to people considering an injury claim, such as speed or level of service.
Given the impact your solicitor can have on your experience of making a claim, finding a solicitor to fit your requirements is a crucial first step.
Bootle personal injury solicitor reviews
The quality of advice provided by lawyers can differ considerably.
Researching online reviews can certainly be informative when weighing up which lawyer best serves your needs.
The disparity in the amount of personal injury success fees and ATE premiums between different law firms working on Conditional Fee Agreements is considerable.
For instance the amount retained by an injured person awarded £3,359 for a wrist fracture could vary from £2,015 to £2,855.
Do you have to choose a solicitor in Bootle?
Claimants are not restricted to local firms and can make a selection based on the success fee a solicitor charges or other service factors.
Medicals will usually need to be conducted locally. Quittance's national network of medical professionals will assist with this critical stage of the claims process.
What claims for compensation does Quittance conduct in Bootle?
Quittance's network of solicitors have assisted people receive compensation for a range of injuries.
Slip, trip and fall accidents
Official statistics highlight the fact that slips, trips and falls are the single most frequent cause of accidents leading to injury in the Merseyside workplace. These types of accident are typically the initiators of injuries recorded in another category like being hit by an object falling from a lifting machinery or a quarry drowning accident. Public place legal claims for injuries like fractured vertebrae happening on raised kerb stones are also quite common with kerb stone trips having occurred on the New Strand and on Stanley Road.
Quittance recognise the difference injury compensation can make to the lives of people whose lives have been impacted by serious injury. By reducing the financial pressure catastrophic and serious injury places on a Claimant, a successful claim allows Claimants to prioritise recovery and rehabilitation. Quittance's network of lawyers have for many years helped Claimants affected by serious accidents.
Medical negligence in Bootle
Clinical negligence, in the past known as known as medical negligence, is when there has been a breach of the duty of care by a medical provider, either NHS or private. A typical example could be an accident and emergency claim. Our specialist panel of lawyers acting for Bootle have worked on clinical negligence legal action brought against infirmaries and hospitals that include Clock View, 2a Oakhouse Park, Walton, Liverpool, L9 1EP.
Road traffic claims
Road accidents involving cars, mororbikes and all other vehicles in Bootle are relatively frequent. Officially reported accident data shows a total of 641 accidents (549 slight accidents, 88 serious accidents and 4 fatal accidents) in 2013 in Sefton local authority area. By 2014 the total had increased to 674. Accidents in the Bootle region in 2013 included crashes on the single carriageway of the A565 and A5036 roundabout and on the dual carriageway of the A5058 and A565 crossroads.
Our group of professional road traffic accident (RTA) litigators have vast experience in securing optimum damages for people hurt in a car or motorbike accident in Bootle.
Accidents at work
Quittance has assisted claims for people, from office workers to aromatherapists, to seek financial compensation. Injury and illness statistics in the Sefton local authority reported under legislation by the Government and set out below:
|HSE reported work accidents in Sefton Local Authority||2011/12||2012/13||2013/14|
|Electric shock injury||4||2||0|
|Machinery related injury||8||7||11|
|Fire related (e.g. burns)||0||0||1|
|Harmful substance exposure (e.g. dioxins)||11||6||2|
|Fall from height (ladder)||21||27||25|
|Animal related (e.g. livestock)||4||3||1|
|Lifting and handling injuries||95||44||45|
|Slip, trip, fall same level||93||82||76|
|Hit by vehicle||4||8||3|
|Struck by object||34||24||31|
|Trapped under falling object||1||2||0|
How No Win, No Fee personal injury solicitors look after cases in Bootle
No Win, No Fee agreements guard Claimants from the obligation to pay their legal fees if their injury claim is not successful.
Will the Claimant need to pay extra fees?
Some solicitors may charge additional fees should the claim fail. With a Quittance injury lawyer, 100% No Win, No Fee protection is assured, with no catches in the small print.
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.
Find out more
We give clear answers to help people affected by injury determine whether to go ahead.
If you have more questions before picking up the phone, try our FAQ section.
Start your injury claim
You can begin a personal injury claim online here or call us on 0800 612 7456 (or 0333 344 6575 from a mobile) to go through your claim with a personal injury solicitor.
Talk to our team to discuss your claim. Call 0800 612 7456 or book a callback.