Updated: Saturday, 10th September 2016
Whether you live in Chorley or anywhere in the UK, we can will take on your claim and we will set up a medical report at a centre near you .
Making a claim
Considerable legislation exists to support people seeking compensation, and our panel of personal injury solicitors have many years of experience giving advice to clients on the likelihood of success.
Claimants who have been diagnosed with an illness or medical condition like hand-arm vibration syndrome may still be eligible for compensation even if the condition developed as the result of events that happened years ago. In such cases, it is the date you are informed of your diagnosis that is important.
To win a personal injury case, it should be demonstrated 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.
A no-obligation phone call with an expert Chorley lawyer will provide information and invaluable guidance.
How to choose the right injury lawyer
Choosing the most appropriate injury lawyer to help you is a key step towards receiving the most compensation for your injuries.
With over 100 solicitors offices within 25 miles of Chorley (according to the Solicitors Regulation Authority 2015 database) - what is the best way to ensure you instruct the most appropriate company to work with?
Will I have to choose a law firm near me?
As with many professional services, you do not need to pick a solicitor near you.
The only element of a personal injury claim that usually needs a local service provider is the medical. This exam is carried out in partnership with a member of our national network of medical professionals.
Your lawyer will arrange for a medical practitioner in your area to conduct your medical.
Once a settlement has been agreed, solicitors working on a no win no fee basis will usually charge a success fee and ATE insurance premium. For example, deductions from a Claimant's compensation for bronchitis could vary between £16,830 and £25,300 (based on 2015 market research).
You should be aware of how much of your compensation will be taken to cover these fees.
Chorley solicitor reviews
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What types of claims does Quittance handle in Chorley?
Compensation can be arranged for a range of injuries in Chorley. We have helped with injuries including:
Serious injury specialists in Chorley
We recognise the critical change a successful claim can make to people whose lives have been affected by serious and catastrophic injury. Quittance's network of specialist solicitors work hard for the maximum compensation for severe injury and illness, which includes compensation for medical expenses and care costs.
Clinical negligence in Chorley
Clinical negligence (previously known as medical negligence) is the term for when an injury is sustained following a failure to carry out a responsibility on the part of a medical professional, private or NHS. An example might be a cosmetic surgery compensation claim. Quittance's specialist panel of injury solicitors acting for Lancashire and Chorley have helped with legal cases made against health services including Chorley and South Ribble Hospital, Chorley and South Ribble Hospital, Preston Road, Chorley, PR7 1PP.
Accidents at work
Quittance has handled claims for people, from bricklayers to clinical microbiologists, to claim maximum compensation. Accident statistics for the Chorley local authority made available under the Reporting of Injuries, Diseases and Dangerous Occurrences Regulations (RIDDOR) by the Government excerpted below:
|Work accidents in Chorley Local Authority (RIDAGGR)||2011/12||2012/13||2013/14|
|Exposed to fire||0||1||0|
|Harmful substance exposure (e.g. diesel exhaust fumes)||1||1||1|
|Fall from height (ladder)||15||10||13|
|Animal related (e.g. livestock)||3||2||0|
|Slip, trip or fall (not from height)||48||52||35|
|Struck by moving vehicle||4||0||2|
|Hit by falling object||17||9||17|
|Trapped by something collapsing||1||0||0|
Slip, trip and fall injuries
Officially recorded figures underline the fact that slips and trips are the most frequent cause of injury at work in Lancashire in 2015. Slips and trips are typically forerunner to injuries attributed to other causes such as being hit by a runaway vehicle or a fire related (burn) accident. Public place accident claims injuries like fractured vertebrae happening on slippery pavements are also quite prevalent with trips having happened on Devonshire Rd and on Cleveland Street.
Road traffic compensation claims
Quittances panel of no win, no fee legal advisors have vast experience in obtaining optimum awards for Claimants injured in a road accident in Chorley.
Road accidents involving cars, mororbikes and all other vehicles in Chorley are reasonably common. Official statistics reveal 32 fatal accidents, 610 serious accidents and 3442 slight accidents in 2013 in Lancashire (Total events were 4084 local authority. By 2014 accidents increased to 4,367. Incidents in the Chorley area in 2013 included collisions on the dual carriageway of the A6 and A674 roundabout and on the single carriageway of the A6 and B5252 junction.
How No Win, No Fee solicitors take care of Chorley claims for compensation
Solicitors taking care of claims in Chorley usually work on the basis of a Conditional Fee Agreement, or CFA. The agreement prevents the lawyer from expecting you to pay any fees if they lose the case.
Do you have to pay any extra costs?
No Win, No Fee should mean that you will not have to pay anything if you lose your claim and you will face no hidden costs. With our 100% No Win, No Fee promise, there is no catch in the small print whatsoever and there is no risk of being charged extra costs.
Read more about Quittance's 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 more information
We give jargon-free answers helping people affected by injury decide whether to go ahead.
Get answers to common questions asked by potential Claimants in the FAQ section.
Start your injury claim
If you have made the choice to proceed, you can begin a compensation claim by calling 0800 612 7456 or with our contact form here.
If you would like additional information about the process or have further questions first, call 0800 612 7456 or request a callback.