Updated: Saturday, 30th July 2016
If you live in Cheadle Hulme or anywhere in the UK, our expert injury solicitors are able to help with your claim and we will set up a medical report at a medical centre near your home.
Making a personal injury claim
Claims for compensation should, in most cases, be made within three years of an injury.
Considerable legislation exists to provide support for injured people who seek compensation, and Quittance's panel of personal injury lawyers have years of experience advising clients on the likelihood of success.
For most claims, there are three components to proving a claim. It must be proven on the balance of probabilities that the person or company causing the injury owed you a duty of care, that this duty of care was breached, and this breach caused your illness or injury.
How to choose the best personal injury lawyer for you
Instructing the most suitable legal expert for your case is a critical step towards obtaining the best compensation settlement for your illness or injuries.
With over 100 solicitors offices within 25 miles of Cheadle Hulme (according to the SRA website) - how can you ensure you choose the ideal one to act for you?
Will I have to choose a law firm near me?
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.
The diversity in fees between law firms is huge.
For instance the amount of compensation retained by an injured person being awarded compensation of £27,068 for complicated leg fractures might vary from £16,241 to £23,008.
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Cheadle Hulme personal injury solicitor reviews
The standards of communication and advice provided by solicitors, as with any service, vary enormously.
Researching reviews can be enlightening if you are thinking about which lawyer best serves your needs.
Which kinds of claims for compensation do you handle in Cheadle Hulme?
It is possible to make a claim for a wide range of injuries across Cheadle Hulme. We have helped with:
Quittance has assisted claims for Claimants, from hotel workers to communications engineers, to get the compensation they deserve. Work injury statistics in the Stockport local authority reported under reporting legislation by the HSE and set out below:
|RIDAGGR reported work accidents in Stockport Local Authority||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|
Slip, trip and fall injuries
Officially reported data indicate that slips and trips are the single most common cause of accidents leading to injury in the Greater Manchester workplace. Slips, trips and falls are sometimes the cause of accidents recorded in a different category for instance being hit by a falling object, when supporting another person or a river drowning accident. Public place litigation for injuries like pulled muscles experienced on obstructed walkways are also common with pavement trips having occurred on Stockport Rd and on Cuddington Crescent.
Clinical and medical negligence in Cheadle Hulme
Clinical negligence, previously referred to as medical negligence, is where there has been a breach in the duty of care on the part of a healthcare professional. Our highly experienced panel of personal injury solicitors acting for Greater Manchester and Cheadle Hulme have assisted with negligence cases filed against local hospitals that include Priory Hospital Cheadle Royal, 100 Wilmslow Road, Cheadle, SK8 3DG.
Cheadle Hulme serious injury compensation claims
The Quittance team understand the vital change a successful claim can make to the lives of people who have been affected by serious injury. A claim should ease the financial burden on a Claimant and their family so they can prioritise recovery and rehabilitation.
Our panel of solicitor firms communicate with insurance companies, medical practitioners and the legal system ensuring Claimants impacted by serious accidents and injuries get the legal and medical support they need. Injury and illness held by the Courts to be serious and catastrophic range from multiple fractures to major surgical negligence.
Road traffic claims
Our panel of certified no win no fee solicitors have a wealth of experience in securing optimum compensation for anyone who has sustained an injury in a road accident in Cheadle Hulme.
Road traffic accidents involving cars, motorcycles and other vehicles in Cheadle Hulme are relatively frequent with statistics showing 3 fatal accidents, 43 serious accidents and 396 slight accidents in 2013 in Stockport (Total events were 442 local authority. By 2014 total accidents had decreased to 405. Incidents in the Cheadle Hulme area in 2013 included road traffic collisions on the single carriageway of the A560 and A5149 junction and on the single carriageway of the A34 and B5358 slip road.
No Win, No Fee Personal injury Solicitors in Cheadle Hulme
No Win, No Fee agreements guard Claimants in Cheadle Hulme from the need to settle their solicitor's fees if they do not succeed in their claim.
Does the Claimant need to pay extra fees?
Quittance ensure that No Win, No Fee means an injured Claimant shall not have to pay the lawyer's legal fees should the claim is lost. Click here to read more about about our 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.
Get your questions answered
Making the right decision for you depends on having the correct information. Get any questions answered before you choose a lawyer.
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Start a injury claim
If you have made the choice to proceed, you can start a compensation claim by phoning 0800 612 7456 or with our contact form.
If you would like to discuss your options first, request a callback or contact Quittance on 0800 612 7456.