Updated: Friday, 29th July 2016
Whether you live in Chadderton or anywhere in the country, our injury lawyers can take on your claim and we will always arrange a medical report at a centre near you .
Making a personal injury claim
Injury claims should usually be made within a 3-year window, starting from the date the injury occurred.
People who have been diagnosed with certain injuries or illnesses like asbestosis are often still entitled to claim compensation even if the illness was triggered by events some years ago. The date of knowledge, or diagnosis is what is important in these situations.
In order to successfully win an injury claim, your solicitor must prove 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.
Your solicitor will consider how your claim relates to these issues.
How do you select the best no win no fee personal injury lawyer?
Instructing the most appropriate law firm to represent you is a key step towards getting the best compensation settlement.
With some over 100 offices within 25 miles of Chadderton (SRA 2015 figures), what is the best way to make certain you select the ideal law firm to work with?
Compensation is restricted by the expenses you have incurred and by set recommended 'general damages' depending on the nature of the injury. Your solicitor's experience can impact the level of damages negotiated. Find out more here.
The key issue to be aware of is how much of your compensation will be taken to cover these fees.
Check Chadderton personal injury solicitor reviews
The quality of legal advice provided by lawyers, as with any service, can vary a great deal.
Online reviews can be informative if you are contemplating which solicitor to sign up with.
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Does the location of the law firm matter?
As with many professional services, you do not need to select a solicitor near you.
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 types of claims for compensation does Quittance conduct in Chadderton and Greater Manchester?
It is possible to make a claim for a wide range of injuries in Chadderton and Greater Manchester. Quittance have helped with injuries and medical conditions including:
We understand the change compensation will make to people affected by serious injury. Our panel of specialist solicitors fight for the maximum compensation for major injuries and chronic conditions, which includes compensation for long-term medical treatment and care costs.
Slip, trip and fall accidents
Officially reported statistics underline the fact that slips and trips continue to be the most common accident at work in Greater Manchester. Slips and trips are typically the initiators of injuries recorded in a different category such as being struck by a moving object or a quarry drowning accident. Public place legal claims for injuries like strained muscles suffered on poorly maintained roads are also quite common with recent dislodged paving slab trips having happened on Rochdale Rd and on Parkgate.
Road traffic accidents (RTA) in Chadderton
Road accidents involving cars, motorbikes and other vehicles in Chadderton are relatively frequent. Statistics from accidents reported to the police show 1 fatal accidents, 53 serious accidents and 459 slight accidents in 2013 in Oldham (Total events were 513 local authority area. In 2014 accidents increased to 547. Incidents in Chadderton in 2013 included traffic collisions on the single carriageway of the A6048 and A627 roundabout and on the dual carriageway of the A669 and A663 crossroads.
Quittances panel of proficient road traffic accident (RTA) litigators have a wealth of experience in obtaining optimum general and special damages for people hurt in a road accident in Chadderton.
Medical and clinical negligence in Chadderton
Clinical negligence (once called medical negligence) is the term used to describe a breach of the duty of care by a medical provider. A common example could be a medical misdiagnosis compensation claim. Our panel of personal injury solicitors acting for Greater Manchester and Chadderton have helped people with clinical negligence legal action brought against healthcare providers including Royal Oldham Hospital, Rochdale Road, Oldham, OL1 2JH.
Quittance has assisted claims for Claimants, from carpenters to clinical scientists, to secure financial compensation awards. Injury and illness data for the Oldham local authority are compiled under reporting legislation by the Health and Safety Executive in the following table:
|Workplace accidents in Oldham Local Authority (RIDAGGR)||2011/12||2012/13||2013/14|
|Machinery related injury||14||13||14|
|Explosion related (e.g. Nitroglycerine)||0||1||0|
|Fire related (e.g. burns)||2||1||1|
|Harmful substance exposure (e.g. radiation poisoning)||7||1||2|
|Fall from height||24||14||20|
|Animal related (e.g. riding accident)||0||0||1|
|Lifting and carrying||134||67||80|
|Slip or trip||114||96||77|
|Struck by moving vehicle||7||2||5|
|Struck by object||47||22||27|
No Win, No Fee Lawyers in Chadderton
In the event that you win your case, the fees for your lawyer must be paid by the losing Defendant or their insurer. In the event that you lose your injury claim, a No Win, No Fee agreement with your solicitor means you are not required to pay the lawyer's legal costs.
Will there be any additional costs?
No Win, No Fee should mean that you will face no hidden fees and you will not have to pay anything if you lose your claim. With Quittance's No Win, No Fee promise, there is no catch whatsoever.
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What happens next?
Whether you are ready to start you claim now or are simply looking for more information, Quittance can help.
Get your questions answered
Quittance offer jargon-free information to help you choose whether to go ahead.
If you need more information before calling, try our FAQ section.
Start your claim for compensation
Call an injury claims expert on 0800 612 7456 or 0333 344 6575 to commence the compensation claim. Alternatively, you can start a claim for compensation online.
Talk to Quittance's panel of experts for more detail about you claim. Phone us on 0800 612 7456 or book a callback.