Updated: Friday, 5th August 2016
Whether you live in Colwyn Bay or anywhere else in England or Wales, our expert lawyers will help with your claim and we will set up a medical at a medical centre near you.
Making a claim
Injury claims must be made within three years of the date of the injury in the majority of cases.
Whether claiming for a road accident in Colwyn Bay or slip or trip, proving a claim will involve three issues. It needs to be proven 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
How do you find the best no win no fee personal injury solicitor?
Compensation for a claim can take months, and even years in the most serious claims, to be paid. The SRA regulates all solicitors, however the level of service offered by different firms varies.
Given the impact your lawyer can have on your life, both during and after your recovery, choosing a lawyer that matches your needs is vital.
Do you have to choose a law firm in Colwyn Bay?
The majority of large firms operate throughout England and Wales, allowing Claimants to make a choice based on factors including level of success fees charged and quality of service.
The only element of a personal injury claim that usually will need to be performed locally is the medical. This exam is carried out in partnership with a member of our national medical network.
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 minor eye injuries could vary between £3,190 and £7,040 (based on 2015 market research).
What should you consider when comparing reviews for solicitors in Colwyn Bay?
Solicitors have a wide range of approaches to handling cases and clients, from sympathetic to strictly professional. Reviews for personal injury law firms are a useful when contrasting the quality of service offered by different firms.
Legal claims our panel of lawyers conducts
It is possible to make a claim for a range of injuries in Colwyn Bay and Conwy. Quittance have assisted with:
Road accidents in Colwyn Bay
Accidents involving vehicles in Colwyn Bay are common. Police repoetrs reveal that there were a total of 332 accidents (266 slight accidents, 63 serious accidents and 3 fatal accidents) in 2013 in Conwy local authority district. In 2014 accidents increased to 393.
Quittances network of accredited solicitors are experienced in in achieving the best general and special damages for anyone who has sustained an injury in a car accident in Colwyn Bay.
Accidents at work
We have assisted claims for Claimants, from lathe operators to clinical microbiologists, to get the compensation they deserve. Work accident figures for the Conwy local authority are compiled in accordance with regulations by the Health and Safety Executive excerpted below:
|HSE reported work accidents in Conwy Local Authority||2011/12||2012/13||2013/14|
|Machinery related injury||0||3||0|
|Exposed to fire||1||0||0|
|Exposure to harmful substance||1||2||0|
|Fall from height (ladder)||12||5||17|
|Injured by an animal||0||1||2|
|Lifting and handling injuries||46||29||26|
|Slip, trip, fall same level||42||45||33|
|Hit by vehicle||2||2||3|
|Hit by falling object||18||12||4|
Slip, trip and fall accidents
Official statistics expose the fact that slips, trips and falls are the most frequent cause of accidents leading to injury at work in Conwy. Slips, trips and falls are typically forerunner to accidents recorded in a different category e.g. being struck by moving machinery, being trapped by something collapsing or an asphyxiation accident. Public liability cases for injuries like broken wrists occurring on obstructed pathways are also quite prevalent with slips having happened on Conway Rd.
Quittance's team recognise the vital difference injury compensation can make to people whose lives have been impacted by serious injury.
Damages will lessen the financial load on an injured Claimant and their dependants enabling them to prioritise recovery. Our panel of expert law firms engage with insurance providers, medical practitioners and the Courts to make sure people affected by serious accidents and injuries get medical and financial support. Injuries which are held by the Courts to be serious include bowel cancer, deep vein thrombosis and spinal cord damage.
Medical and clinical negligence in Colwyn Bay
Clinical negligence, at one time referred to as medical negligence, is where an injury is suffered by a person a failure to carry out a responsibility on the part of a General Practitioner or any other medical provider. Our panel of injury lawyers acting for Conwy and Colwyn Bay have assisted with legal action brought against NHS and private hospitals including Nant Y Glyn Health Resource Centre, 10 Nant Y Glyn Road, Colwyn Bay, Conwy, LL29 7RB.
How No Win, No Fee lawyers take care of compensation claims in Colwyn Bay
When your solicitor loses the claim, a No Win, No Fee agreement with your solicitor means you are not required to pay their fees. When you win your compensation claim, the legal costs are covered by the losing Defendant.
The 100% No Win, No Fee guarantee
Some solicitors could charge extra costs should the case end prematurely. With a Quittance injury lawyer, No Win, No Fee protection is guaranteed, with nothing extra in the small print. Read more about 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 more information
Before you choose a lawyer you should arm yourself with information about making a claim. The right answers can help you to make the best choice for your future.
If you would like to know more before phoning, see our FAQ pages.
You can begin your claim online here or call us on 0800 612 7456 (0333 344 6575 from mobiles) to talk to an expert lawyer.
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