Updated: Friday, 29th July 2016
Whether you are based in Cheadle or anywhere else in the UK, our personal injury lawyers can manage your claim and we will always set up a medical report at a medical centre near your home.
Making an injury claim
Compensation claims must be made within a three-year window in the majority of cases.
Claimants with certain illnesses or conditions like asbestosis are often still entitled to claim compensation even if the condition developed as the result of events that happened years ago. In such cases, it is the date of diagnosis that matters.
To win a personal injury case, your solicitor must demonstrate that the Defendant owed you a duty of care, that the Defendant breached that duty, and that your injury or illness was caused by that breach.
The importance of choosing the best no win no fee personal injury solicitor
Identifying the most appropriate personal injury lawyer to act for you is a key step towards successfully claiming the highest compensation settlement for your accident.
With approximately 100 offices within a 25 radius of Cheadle (SRA 2015 figures) - how can you make sure you choose the most appropriate solicitors' practice to work with?
Are Cheadle Claimants restricted to only local law firms?
Many injury lawyers operate nationwide, allowing Claimants to make a choice based on factors including level of success fees charged and quality of service.
Medicals will usually need to be conducted locally. Quittance's national medical network will assist with this critical stage of the claims process.
The variation in the amount of success fees and After the Event (ATE) insurance premiums between solicitors can have a significant impact on your compensation.
For instance the amount retained by a Claimant being awarded compensation of £56,356 for very serious leg injuries leaving permanent problems might vary from £33,813 to £47,902.
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Service levels offered by solicitors, as with any professional service, can differ considerably.
Reading reviews can certainly be enlightening when trying to decide which lawyer to choose.
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Which claims for compensation do you handle?
Quittance's panel of lawyers assist individuals receive compensation for a wide range of injuries.
Slip, trip and fall accidents
Officially recorded data expose the fact that slips and trips are the single most frequent cause of injury at work in Greater Manchester and the UK. They are often forerunner to accidents attributed to other reasons for instance being hit by a moving object, a lifting injury or an exposure to fire (burn) accident. Public place compensation claims for injuries such as cheekbone fractures happening on obstructed pathways are also quite common with pavement trips having happened on Stockport Rd and on Old Rectory Gardens.
Medical negligence in Cheadle
Clinical negligence - once called medical negligence - is the legal term a breach of duty on the part of a GP or any other healthcare professional. Quittance's expert panel of lawyers acting for Greater Manchester and Cheadle have helped Claimants with compensation claims brought against healthcare providers including BMI The Alexandra Hospital, The Alexandra Hospital, Mill Lane, Cheadle, SK8 2PX.
Road traffic accidents (RTA) in Cheadle
Road traffic accidents involving cars, mororbikes and all other vehicles in Cheadle are common with 3 fatal accidents, 43 serious accidents and 396 slight accidents in 2013 in Stockport (Total events were 442 local authority district. In 2014 total accidents had decreased to 405. Accidents in Cheadle in 2013 included road traffic collisions on the dual carriageway of the A34 and A5145 crossroads and on the dual carriageway of the A34 and A560 crossroads.
Our panel of no win, no fee solicitors have a wealth of experience in securing maximum compensation for people injured in a road accident in Cheadle.
Accidents in the workplace
We have helped Claimants, from scaffolding erectors to clinical molecular geneticists, to secure financial compensation awards. Injury and illness data in the Stockport local authority collated under RIDDOR by the HSE as follows:
|Workplace accidents in Stockport Local Authority (RIDAGGR)||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|
Quittance's team understand the vital difference a successful claim will make to severely injured Claimants.
Damages will ease the financial load and reduce stress so an injured person and their dependants so they can prioritise recovery. Quittance's network of expert lawyers work with insurance providers and doctors ensuring people affected by severe accidents get the support they need. Injuries and illnesses which are considered to be serious include eye injuries, bowel cancer and serious pharmaceutical error.
Cheadle No Win, No Fee Specialist Lawyers
Were you to win, your legal fees will be covered by the losing Defendant or their insurance company. If you do not win your injury claim, a No Win, No Fee agreement with your solicitor confirms that you are not required to pay the lawyer's fees.
A success fee is levied by Cheadle solicitors working under a No Win, No Fee agreement (Conditional Fee Agreement). This fee will be in most cases 25 percent and is deducted from your compensation.
100% No Win, No Fee
No Win, No Fee should mean that there will be absolutely no hidden fees and you will not have to pay anything if you lose your claim. With Quittance's No Win, No Fee, there is no risk of being charged extra costs and there is no catch in the small print whatsoever. 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.
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Before you choose to instruct your lawyer arm yourself with as much information about the process as you need. Answers can help you make the right choice for your future.
If you have more questions before calling, see our FAQ pages.
Ready to make your personal injury claim?
Once you are ready to proceed, you can begin a claim for compensation by phoning 0800 612 7456 or using our online contact form here.
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