Updated: Thursday, 4th August 2016
Whether you live in Failsworth or anywhere else in the UK, wecan can handle your claim and we will always set up a medical assessment at a centre near you .
Making a personal injury claim
Compensation claims must be made within three years of the date the accident occurred or you learned of the injury in the majority of cases.
Extensive legislation exists to support people seeking compensation, and our network of specialist lawyers have years of experience giving advice to clients with regard to the strength of their claims.
To win a Failsworth personal injury case, it must be proven 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.
Beginning your claim as soon as possible should allow the solicitor to gather evidence and witness statements.
How to approach choosing the best no win no fee personal injury lawyer
Finding a suitable lawyer for your legal case is a critical step towards negotiating the highest compensation settlement.
With over 100 solicitors offices within 25 miles of Failsworth (according to the SRA database) - how can you ensure you select the best company to help you?
Do you need a local lawyer ?
Going for a local lawyers office is not especially relevant as cases are run by phone and email.
It is however necessary to instruct a solicitors' firm with medical facilities near Failsworth as you will usually be expected to attend a medical examination.
More details - Do you have a medical centre in or near Failsworth?
Failsworth solicitor reviews
The quality of legal advice provided by solicitors, as with any service, vary considerably.
Reviews can certainly be revealing if you are considering which lawyer to sign up with.
Read more Personal injury lawyer reviews
The questions you should ask a solicitor are "what success fee and ATE premium do you charge?" and "how much of the compensation will I keep?".
What kinds of claims do you handle?
Compensation could be claimed for a range of injury and illness in Failsworth. Quittance have assisted with injuries and medical conditions including:
Failsworth specialists for serious injury compensation
Quittance's team understand the difference a successful claim makes to the lives of seriously injured Claimants. By relieving the financial stress serious injury imposes on a Claimant and their family, an injury claim allows individuals to focus on rehabilitation.
Slip and trip injuries
Officially recorded data show that slips, trips and falls are, by some degree, the most frequent cause of accidents leading to injury in the Greater Manchester workplace in 2015. These types of accident are quite often the forerunner to accidents incorrectly attributed to other causes like being hit by a moving object or a toxic substance accident. Public liability negligence claims injuries like broken wrists experienced on pavement cracks are also quite prevalent with trips having occurred on Oldham Rd and on Lightbowne Rd.
Medical and clinical negligence in Failsworth
Clinical negligence - previously known as medical negligence - is when an illness or injury is suffered by a person a failing on the part of a medical provider. Our panel of lawyers acting for Greater Manchester and Failsworth have helped people with claims made against private and NHS hospitals that include North Manchester General Hospital, Delaunays Road, Crumpsall, Manchester, M8 5RB.
Personal injury solicitors can help with claiming compensation for industrial illnesses ranging from noise induced hearing loss to asthma caused by grain.
We have assisted Claimants, from soldiers to estate agents, to claim compensation from their employer. Accident at work statistics in the Oldham local authority reported under RIDDOR by the Government in the following table:
|Workplace accidents in Oldham Local Authority (RIDAGGR)||2011/12||2012/13||2013/14|
|Machinery related injury||14||13||14|
|Explosion related (e.g. Nitroglycerine)||0||1||0|
|Fire related (e.g. burns)||2||1||1|
|Harmful substance exposure (e.g. radiation poisoning)||7||1||2|
|Fall from height||24||14||20|
|Animal related (e.g. riding accident)||0||0||1|
|Lifting and carrying||134||67||80|
|Slip or trip||114||96||77|
|Struck by moving vehicle||7||2||5|
|Struck by object||47||22||27|
Road traffic claims
Road traffic accidents involving all vehicles in Failsworth are reasonably common with 1 fatal accidents, 53 serious accidents and 459 slight accidents in 2013 in Oldham (Total events were 513 council area. By 2014 the total had increased to 547. Accidents in the Failsworth area in 2013 included car crashes on the single carriageway of the A62 and A6104 junction and on the slip road of the B6393 and A62 junction.
Quittances network of specialist road traffic accident (RTA) legal advisors have years of experience in negotiating the highest damages for people who have been injured in a road accident in Failsworth.
How No Win, No Fee lawyers take care of Failsworth claims for compensation
Solicitors taking care of Failsworth injury claims act on the basis of a Conditional Fee Agreement. This is also called a No Win, No Fee agreement.
The agreement prevents the solicitor from expecting you to pay any fees if the claim fails.
Are there any additional fees?
Quittance's expert injury solicitors ensure that No Win, No Fee means a Claimant will never need to pay any of the solicitor's costs in the event that you do not win. Read more about our No Win, No Fee
Whether you are ready to start you claim now or are simply looking for more information, Quittance can help.
Find out more about your claim
Making the right decision depends on the correct information. Get answers to your questions before you instruct a lawyer.
Get additional information without having to call a law firm. Read more frequently asked questions here.
You can start a claim online or call 0800 612 7456 to go through your claim with a personal injury lawyer.
Contact a member of Quittance's team to discuss your potential claim. Call 0800 612 7456 or book a callback.