Updated: Saturday, 30th July 2016
Whether you live in Cleveleys or anywhere in the country, we can can help with your claim and we will arrange a medical at a medical centre near you.
Making an injury claim
Personal injury claims should usually be made within 3 years of an injury.
Whether claiming for a road accident in Cleveleys, a successful compensation claim has these key elements. It must be shown that:
- the person or company causing the injury owed you a duty of care
- the duty of care was breached
- this breach caused your illness or injury
Starting your claim as soon as possible will enable statements from witnesses to be gathered by your lawyer.
How to select the best personal injury solicitor
Selecting the most suitable personal injury lawyer to act for you is an important step towards achieving the best settlement or award for your injuries.
With approximately 100 offices within a 25 radius of Cleveleys (according the SRA), how do you make certain you choose the best one to pursue compensation for you?
Will I have to choose a personal injury solicitor 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 exams will usually need to be conducted locally. Quittance's national medical network 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.
What should you consider when comparing Cleveleys solicitor reviews?
Different lawyers adopt many different approaches, from more casual and friendly to strictly professional. Reviews for personal injury law firms are a great resource to compare the approach and service levels offered by different firms.
The difference in personal injury success fees and ATE premiums between firms is huge.
For example the amount of compensation retained by a successful Claimant being awarded compensation of £15,657 for displaced metatarsal fractures could vary from £9,394 to £13,308.
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Which types of claims for compensation do you handle in Cleveleys?
Compensation can be arranged for a range of injury and illness in Cleveleys and Lancashire. We have assisted with:
Road traffic accidents (RTA) in Cleveleys
Our group of trained no win, no fee litigators have vast experience in achieving optimum compensation for people injured in a car accident in Cleveleys.
Road accidents involving all vehicles in Cleveleys are relatively frequent. Government statistics reveal a total of 4084 accidents (3442 slight accidents, 610 serious accidents and 32 fatal accidents) in 2013 in Lancashire local authority district. In 2014 the total had increased to 4,367. Accidents in the Cleveleys region in 2013 included traffic collisions on the single carriageway of the B5412 and A585 roundabout and on the A585 and B5268 roundabout.
Cleveleys serious injury compensation claims
Courts understand that a serious injury has a significant effect on an injured person and their dependants.
The Quittance team fight hard for maximum compensation for serious injuries. This includes claiming for physiotherapy and treatment.
Our network of specialist solicitor firms have aided families recover damages for many chronic conditions and catastrophic injuries. Injuries referred to as serious and catastrophic include radiation exposure and paralysis.
Slip and trip injuries
Officially reported statistics reveal that slips, trips and falls are by far the most frequent cause of injury in the Lancashire workplace in 2014/15. They are sometimes lead to accidents attributed to other reasons e.g. being hit by an object falling from a building, being trapped by something collapsing or an electrical discharge accident. Public place legal claims for injuries such as strained muscles sustained on pavement cracks are also common with incidents having occurred on East Pines Drive and on Ashfield Rd.
Accidents in the workplace
We have handled claims for people, from metal workers to community arts workers, to claim maximum compensation for their injuries. Accident statistics for the Wyre local authority reported in accordance with regulations by the Government in the following table:
|Work accidents in Wyre Local Authority (RIDAGGR)||2011/12||2012/13||2013/14|
|Machinery related injury||5||3||7|
|Exposed to explosion||0||1||1|
|Fire related (e.g. scars)||0||0||2|
|Harmful substance exposure (e.g. toluene)||2||0||0|
|Fall from height (ladder)||6||14||7|
|Animal related (e.g. serious cat scratches)||4||0||0|
|Lifting and handling injuries||28||26||26|
|Slip, trip, fall same level||30||26||22|
|Struck by moving vehicle||0||1||1|
|Hit by object||18||6||5|
|Trapped by something collapsing||0||0||1|
Clinical and medical negligence in Cleveleys
Clinical negligence - in the past known as called medical negligence - is the term for when an injury or illness is sustained from a failing by a medical provider. Our panel of injury solicitors acting for Lancashire and Cleveleys have been instructed on claims made against healthcare providers that include Fleetwood Hospital, Pharos Street, Fleetwood, FY7 6BE.
How No Win, No Fee personal injury solicitors look after Cleveleys compensation claims
No Win, No Fee agreements, also known as CFAs preserve clients from the need to pay their solicitor's fees if the claim is not won.
Are there any hidden fees to pay?
Some solicitors may levy extra costs should the case end prematurely. Through Quittance's specialist lawyers, your No Win, No Fee protection is guaranteed, with no catches in the small print.
Read more about our 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.
Learn more about claiming compensation
Quittance give clear answers to help people affected by injury determine whether to go ahead.
Find more answers online without picking up the phone. Find more frequently asked questions here.
How to get your compensation claim underway
When you are ready to get underway, you can start your claim for compensation by calling 0800 612 7456 (or 0333 344 6575 from a mobile) or through Quittance's contact form here.
Speak to our panel of experts today to discuss your potential claim. Call 0800 612 7456 or get a callback.