Updated: Saturday, 6th August 2016
If you live in Bramhall or anywhere else in the UK, Quittance can can assist with your claim and we will set up a medical at a medical centre near your home.
Making an injury claim
Claims should, in the majority of cases, be made within a 3-year window, starting from the date the injury occurred.
To win a Bramhall personal injury case, your solicitor must demonstrate:
- 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 brief, no-obligation call with a Bramhall personal injury solicitor can give answers and advice.
How do you select the best no win no fee personal injury solicitor?
Instructing the best solicitor to help you is your most important step towards achieving the best compensation settlement.
How do you ensure you choose the ideal law firm for your case?
Do you have to choose a law firm in Bramhall?
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 examinations will usually need to be conducted locally. Quittance's national network of medical professionals will assist with this critical stage of the claims process.
Your lawyer will arrange for a medical practitioner in your area to conduct your medical.
Compensation is limited to costs you have had to bear as a result of the injury and by set recommended 'general damages' depending on the nature of the injury. Experience can also have an impact on the amount of compensation your solicitor will be able to negotiate. Get more information about how much you can claim.
You should be aware that the amount of compensation you get to keep can vary considerably from firm to firm (2015 research). No Win, No Fee solicitors will expect you to pay a success fee and an ATE insurance premium. For serious shoulder injuries, for example, the compensation you actually keep could vary from £10,340 to £15,510 depending on the fees charged by your lawyer.
The key issue to be aware of is how much of your compensation will be taken to cover these fees.
Check Bramhall solicitor reviews
The quality of legal advice offered by lawyers can vary enormously.
Researching reviews is a great place to start if you are mulling over which lawyer to instruct.
Find out more Personal injury solicitors reviews
Which compensation claims do you conduct in Bramhall?
Our panel of solicitors assist people receive compensation for a wide range of injuries.
Accidents in the workplace
We have helped Claimants, from forklift drivers to archivists, to claim maximum compensation for their injuries. Injury and illness statistics in the Stockport local authority made available in accordance with RIDDOR by the Health and Safety Executive in the following table:
|Work accidents in Stockport Local Authority (HSE)||2011/12||2012/13||2013/14|
|Electric shock injury||0||1||1|
|Fire related (e.g. burns)||2||1||1|
|Harmful substance exposure (e.g. perchlorate)||4||4||3|
|Fall from height (ladder)||30||15||26|
|Animal related (e.g. dog bites)||0||3||1|
|Lifting and carrying||111||57||64|
|Slip or trip||112||94||86|
|Struck by moving vehicle||8||4||5|
|Hit by object||39||23||29|
|Trapped underneath something||1||0||1|
Road traffic accidents (RTA) in Bramhall
Accidents involving cars, motorcycles and other vehicles in Bramhall are relatively commonplace with 3 fatal accidents, 43 serious accidents and 396 slight accidents in 2013 in Stockport (Total events were 442 council area. In 2014 accidents decreased to 405.
Quittances network of accredited road traffic accident lawyers have a wealth of experience in fighting for the best awards for people who have been injured in a road accident in Bramhall.
Slips, trips and falls
Reported statistics underline the fact that employee slips and trips are the most common cause of injury in the Greater Manchester workplace in 2015. Slips and trips are often the precursor to accidents categorised as something else for instance being hit by an object falling from a building or a harmful substance accident. Public place accident claims injuries like sprained arms suffered on pavement cracks are also common with pavement trips having occurred on North Park Rd and on Maple Rd.
Serious injury specialists acting in Bramhall
We recognise the change injury compensation can make to people who have been affected by serious injury. Our panel of lawyers fight to get maximum compensation for major injuries. This includes reimbursement for medical treatment and care costs. Quittance's panel of expert lawyers have helped Claimants recover damages for numerous severe conditions and injuries. Injuries referred to as catastrophic or serious include birth negligence and eye injuries.
Medical negligence in Bramhall
Clinical negligence (at one time known as medical negligence) is where there has been a failing by a medical provider. Our panel of injury solicitors acting for Greater Manchester and Bramhall have helped with medical negligence cases filed against healthcare providers including Stepping Hill Hospital, Poplar Grove, Hazel Grove, Stockport, SK2 7JE.
No Win, No Fee Lawyers in Bramhall
If your compensation claim is lost, a No Win, No Fee agreement between you and the lawyer means you are not required to pay their legal fees. In the event that the injury claim is won, the fees for your solicitor are settled by the losing party (or their insurer).
Our No Win, No Fee promise
Quittance's specialist injury solicitors guarantee No Win, No Fee means an injured Claimant shall never have to pay the law firm's legal fees in the event that you do not win. Read more about Quittance's No Win, No Fee
How to proceed
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
Making the right decision for you depends on getting the correct information. Get your questions answered before you choose a lawyer.
Get answers to questions asked by potential Claimants in the frequently asked questions section.
Ready to begin your personal injury claim?
You can start the injury claim online here or phone us on 0800 612 7456 or 0333 344 6575 to discuss your claim with a specialist solicitor.
Quittance's team of personal injury specialists help people every day. Need more information? You can call us on 0800 612 7456 or request a no-obligation callback.