Updated: Sunday, 7th August 2016
Whether you live in Brighouse or anywhere else in the UK, our experienced personal injury lawyers can manage your claim and we will arrange a medical report at a medical centre near your home.
Making a claim
Claims should be made within 3 years of the date you were injured or learned of your injury in the majority of cases.
For most claims, there are three components to making a successful claim. It must be demonstrated that a duty of care was owed, that this duty was breached, and the breach was the cause of the injury or illness.
How to approach choosing the best no win no fee personal injury solicitor
Selecting the best PI lawyer for your legal matter is a critical step towards claiming the highest settlement or award.
With approximately 100 offices within 25 miles of Brighouse - how do you make certain you choose the best legal practice for your case?
What should you consider when checking reviews for solicitors in Brighouse?
Discussing you claim with a solicitor is useful if you have any questions about their approach. Reviews for personal injury law firms are a useful when contrasting the approach taken by individual firms.
Will I need to go with a local legal firm ?
The whereabouts of the law firm is not critical as cases are normally handled remotely.
It is however necessary to instruct a solicitors' firm that offers national medical coverage as Claimants will usually be expected to attend an independent medical examination.
The variation in the level of personal injury success fees between different solicitors often surprises prospective Claimants.
E.g. the amount of compensation retained by an injured person agreeing on a settlement of £14,085 for severe toe injuries can range from £8,451 to £11,972.
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Which types of claims for compensation does Quittance handle?
Our panel of solicitors help Claimants receive compensation for a broad range of injuries.
Slips and trips
HSE figures indicate that slips, trips and falls are the single most prevalent accident at work in West Yorkshire and the UK in 2014/15. Slips and trips are quite often the precursor to injuries filed under a different category e.g. being hit by an object falling from a machine, being trapped by something or a swimming pool drowning accident. Public place negligence claims injuries like torn ligaments happening on raised flagstones are also quite common with street falls having occurred on Briggate.
Road traffic claims
Road traffic accidents involving vehicles in Brighouse are relatively commonplace. Gov. uk statistics show a total of 566 accidents (476 slight accidents, 86 serious accidents and 4 fatal accidents) in 2013 in Calderdale local authority area. In 2014 the total had increased to 623. Incidents in the Brighouse area in 2013 included collisions on the M62 and A644 roundabout and on the single carriageway of the A6107 and A643 crossroads.
Our network of knowledgeable no win, no fee injury solicitors have a wealth of experience in achieving the best settlements for Claimants injured in a road accident in Brighouse.
Brighouse serious injury compensation claims
Courts recognise that a serious injury will have a major effect on an injured Claimant and their family. We work hard for maximum compensation for severe injury and illness. This includes damages for the cost of ongoing treatment and care.
Clinical and medical negligence in Brighouse
Clinical negligence (formerly called medical negligence) is the term for when an injury is connected to a breach of duty by a doctor or medical professional. Quittance's panel of injury lawyers acting for Brighouse have worked on claims filed against private and NHS hospitals that include Cygnet Lodge Brighouse, 60 Rastrick Common, Brighouse, HD6 3EL.
Accidents at work
We have assisted people, from bricklayers to biomedical engineers, to seek financial compensation. Work injury data in the Calderdale local authority are compiled under regulations by the Government and set out below:
|HSE reported work accidents in Calderdale Local Authority||2011/12||2012/13||2013/14|
|Electric shock injury||1||1||0|
|Machinery related injury||25||11||16|
|Fire related (e.g. scars)||1||1||1|
|Harmful substance exposure (e.g. chromium)||2||2||1|
|Fall from height (scaffolding)||33||25||19|
|Animal related (e.g. serious cat scratches)||3||0||4|
|Lifting and carrying||90||52||58|
|Slip, trip or fall||73||66||65|
|Struck by moving vehicle||3||6||5|
|Struck by object||26||28||27|
|Crushed by something collapsing||2||1||1|
Brighouse No Win, No Fee Solicitors
When your solicitor loses the injury claim, a No Win, No Fee agreement (or CFA) with the lawyer confirms that their legal fees will not be charged. Should your case be successful, the fees for your lawyer will be settled by the losing party or their insurance company.
Our 100% No Win, No Fee guarantee
Some firms may charge extra costs if the case does not complete. Using a Quittance solicitor, 100% No Win, No Fee protection is guaranteed, with no catches in the small print.
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Whether you are ready to start you claim now or are simply looking for more information, Quittance can help.
Get more information
Before you choose to instruct your lawyer you should arm yourself with information about the process. This can help you to make the right choice for you.
If you have more questions before calling, see our FAQ section.
Get a compensation claim started
Once you have made the decision to proceed, you can begin your injury claim by calling 0800 612 7456 or via Quittance's contact form here.
Our specialist team are here to help. You can phone 0800 612 7456 or request a free callback today.