Updated: Thursday, 4th August 2016
No matter whether you live in Clitheroe or anywhere in the UK, our expert injury solicitors will help with your claim and we will arrange a medical report at a centre near you .
Making an injury claim
Compensation claims must usually be made within three years of an injury.
Extensive legislation is in place to give support to Claimants seeking compensation for their injuries, and Quittance's network of solicitors have many years of experience giving advice to their clients on the likelihood of success.
In order to successfully win an injury claim, it must be shown 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 should look at how these issues relates to your case.
How do you find the best no win no fee personal injury lawyer?
Choosing the most suitable lawyer to act for you is your most important step towards securing the best compensation settlement for your injuries.
With approximately 100 offices within 25 miles of Clitheroe, what is the best way to make certain you select the most appropriate legal practice for your needs?
Will I have to choose a solicitor near me?
The majority of large firms operate across the country, allowing Claimants to make a choice based on factors including level of success fees charged and quality of service.
Medical exams will usually need to be conducted locally. Quittance's national medical network will assist with this critical stage of the claims process.
The difference in the level of fees charged by law firms is significant.
As an example the amount retained by an injured person agreeing on a settlement of £43,872 for back injuries causing chronic permanent symptoms might vary from £26,323 to £37,291.
Further reading How to compare injury solicitors quotes
Clitheroe personal injury solicitor reviews
The levels of service offered by lawyers, as with any service, can vary significantly.
Researching online reviews is a great place to start when deciding which lawyer to sign up with.
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Which kinds of claims does Quittance handle?
Compensation could be arranged for a range of injuries in Clitheroe and throughout Lancashire. Our team can assist with injuries including:
Serious injury solicitors acting in Clitheroe
Quittance's team understand the difference injury compensation will make to the lives of seriously injured Claimants. Quittance's network of solicitors fight hard for the maximum compensation for severe injuries, including compensation for medical expenses and care costs.
Slip, trip and fall injuries
Reported figures reveal that employee slips and trips are by some margin the most common cause of injury at work in Lancashire and the UK as a whole. They are often forerunner to injuries incorrectly attributed to other causes for instance being hit by machinery, a carrying injury or an electrical discharge accident. Public place negligence claims injuries such as facial scarring occurring on obstructed pathways are also quite common with trips having happened on Whalley Rd and on King St.
Road traffic accidents in Clitheroe
Road accidents involving cars, mororbikes and all other vehicles in Clitheroe are relatively common. Officially reported accident data shows a total of 4084 accidents (3442 slight accidents, 610 serious accidents and 32 fatal accidents) in 2013 in Lancashire local authority area. In 2014 accidents increased to 4,367.
Quittances panel of qualified no win, no fee injury lawyers have years of experience in securing maximum general and special damages for anyone who has been hurt in a car or motorcycle crash in Clitheroe.
Clinical and medical negligence in Clitheroe
Clinical negligence (at one time called medical negligence) is when an injury or illness results from a breach of duty on the part of a medical provider. Quittance's panel of solicitors acting for Lancashire and Clitheroe have helped with claims made against private and NHS hospitals that include Clitheroe Community Hospital, Chatburn Road, BB7 4JX.
Accidents in the workplace
Quittance has helped self employed or employed people, from lathe operators to computer sales supports, to claim work accident compensation. Work accident information in the Ribble Valley local authority are compiled under RIDDOR regulations by the HSE in the table below:
|Work accidents in Ribble Valley Local Authority (HSE)||2011/12||2012/13||2013/14|
|Machinery related injury||2||3||2|
|Exposed to fire||0||1||0|
|Harmful substance related||7||5||0|
|Fall from height||6||9||7|
|Injured by an animal||0||2||0|
|Slip, trip or fall (not from height)||30||17||18|
|Struck by moving vehicle||2||0||0|
|Struck by object||11||7||9|
No Win, No Fee Injury Lawyers in Clitheroe
If you lose your case, a No Win, No Fee agreement between you and the solicitor confirms that you are not required to pay their legal fees. If your injury claim is won, the costs for your solicitor are settled by the other party (or their insurance company).
Are there extra costs?
Some solicitors could levy extra costs if the case does not complete. With Quittance, 100% No Win, No Fee is assured, with no catches in the small print. Click here to learn more about 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.
Get further information
We give detailed information helping you choose whether to proceed.
Find answers to common questions asked by people seeking claims advice in our FAQ section.
Start a claim for compensation
Call Quittance on 0800 612 7456 or 0333 344 6575 to commence the claim, or you can start your claim online here.
Our specialist team help people every day. Need more information? You can request a free callback or phone 0800 612 7456.