Updated: Monday, 1st August 2016
No matter whether you are based in Carnforth or anywhere in the UK, our injury solicitors can handle your claim and we will always arrange a medical at a local medical centre.
Making a personal injury claim
Claims must be made within a three-year window in most cases.
In order to win a Carnforth personal injury case, your lawyer 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
How do you select the best no win no fee personal injury lawyer to handle your claim?
Choosing the most suitable legal expert for your legal matter is a key step towards achieving the best compensation settlement for your illness or injuries.
With over 100 offices within a 25 radius of Carnforth (according the SRA) - how do you make certain you choose the most appropriate legal practice to work with?
What should you look for when comparing Carnforth solicitor reviews?
There is often no substitute for phoning a solicitor to discuss your case directly. Personal injury solicitor reviews are a great resource to compare the approach offered by different firms.
The contrast in the level of success fees and insurance premiums between different lawyers often surprises Claimants.
To illustrate the point, the amount of compensation retained by a successful Claimant accepting a settlement of £37,985 for severe, disabling elbow injuries could conceivably vary from £22,791 to £32,287.
Will I need to choose a local solicitor ?
Going for a local firm is not so important as injury cases are, as a matter of course, handled by phone and email.
However, you should select a company that has medical facilities near you as you will usually have to attend a medical exam.
Cases Quittance conducts in Carnforth
It is possible to claim compensation for a wide range of injuries in Carnforth and across Lancashire. Quittance can assist with:
Slip, trip and fall injuries
Reported statistics demonstrate that slips and trips are the single most common cause of injury at work in Lancashire and the UK. Slips and trips are typically related to accidents categorised as something else such as being hit by an object falling from a machine or an electrical discharge accident. Public place negligence claims injuries such as facial scarring experienced on slippery pavements are also quite common with falls having occurred on the Green and on Main Rd.
We have handled claims for Claimants, from electricians to clinical molecular geneticists, to claim injury compensation. Work injury figures in the Carnforth local authority are published under legislation by the Government excerpted below:
|Work accidents in Lancaster Local Authority (HSE)||2011/12||2012/13||2013/14|
|Electric shock injury||2||0||1|
|Harmful substance exposure (e.g. mercury poisoning)||3||2||2|
|Fall from height||18||13||14|
|Animal related (e.g. livestock)||1||0||0|
|Lifting and carrying||86||45||45|
|Slip or trip||73||45||50|
|Hit by vehicle||5||2||1|
|Struck by object||25||16||14|
The Courts recognise that serious injuries can have a significant effect on an injured person. The Quittance team fight hard for the maximum compensation for serious and catastrophic injury and illness. This includes claiming for physiotherapy and treatment. Quittance's network of solicitors for many years have aided Claimants impacted by major accidents.
Medical and clinical negligence in Carnforth
Clinical negligence - until recently known as medical negligence - is when an injury is sustained from a breach in the duty of care by a healthcare provider, private or NHS. Our specialist panel of lawyers acting for Carnforth have assisted with legal cases brought against healthcare providers that include Queen Victoria Hospital, Thornton Road, Morecambe, LA4 5QG.
Road traffic accidents (RTA) in Carnforth
Accidents involving cars, motorcycles and other vehicles in Carnforth are relatively frequent. Officially reported accident data shows a total of 4084 accidents (3442 slight accidents, 610 serious accidents and 32 fatal accidents) in 2013 in Lancashire local authority district. In 2014 total accidents had increased to 4,367. Accidents in the Carnforth area in 2013 included road traffic collisions on the single carriageway of the B6254 and A601 junction and on the M6 and A601 roundabout.
Our panel of knowledgeable no win no fee personal injury solicitors have years of experience in getting the highest general and special damages for people hurt in a car or motorcycle accident in Carnforth.
Carnforth No Win, No Fee Expert Lawyers
CFAs (or No Win, No Fee agreements) secure clients from the obligation to pay solicitors' fees if they do not succeed in their claim.
Are there hidden fees in the small print to be paid?
We promise that No Win, No Fee means an injured Claimant do not have to pay the law firm's legal fees in the event that the claim be unsuccessful.
Read more about No Win, No Fee
What to do next
Whether you are ready to start you claim now or are simply looking for more information, Quittance can help.
Get answers to your questions
Quittance provide jargon-free answers to help you determine whether to go ahead.
Find answers to questions in our frequently asked questions section.
Ready to begin?
If you have made the choice to proceed, you can start the compensation claim by phoning 0800 612 7456 or 0333 344 6575 or with Quittance's contact form.
If you have further questions, request a callback at a convenient time or phone 0800 612 7456.