Failsworth Personal Injury Solicitors No Win No Fee
Whether you live in Failsworth or anywhere else in the UK, we can handle your claim and we will always set up a medical assessment at a centre near you .
Do I have a compensation claim?
If you have been injured, or were diagnosed with an injury or illness, in the last three years and another party owed you a duty of care, our panel of award-winning solicitors can help you make a claim for financial compensation.
The amount of money you could claim for your injury will depend on:
- the extent of your injury, and
- any financial losses or costs you have incurred.
At the start of your claim, your solicitor will consider the many ways your injury has affected your life. Your solicitor will take all of these effects into account to calculate the correct compensation award for you.
This calculation will factor in 'general damages' and 'special damages'.
General damages are awarded for pain, suffering and loss of amenity (PSLA).
Awards for general damages are set by the Judicial College and published in their guidelines for personal injury awards.
Special damages are for financial losses and expenses you have incurred as a result of the accident.
What can I claim for after an injury? (see list)
Examples of special damages (losses you can claim for) include:
- Lost earnings (including future earnings)
- Medical treatment costs
- Travel costs
- Costs of care
- Costs of adapting your home or car
Find out what your injury claim could be worth now
Assessing a claim's value at the outset can be complicated, particularly if you have multiple injuries.
If you would like a FREE claim estimate with no obligation to start a claim, call 0800 612 7456.
Alternatively, our compensation calculator will give you an instant estimate of what your claim is worth.
Elligibility to make 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.
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.
What is my claim worth?
The financial compensation you are likely to get will depend on a variety of factors. Our compensation calculator gives a good idea of the compensation you could get for your injuries, lost earnings and any other losses.
Road traffic accident claims in Failsworth
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.
Quittance's 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.
Work accident claims in Failsworth
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|
Other injury claims
Personal injury solicitors can help with claiming compensation for industrial illnesses ranging from noise induced hearing loss to asthma caused by grain.
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
When a patient sustains an injury or illness due to the carelessness of a doctor, nurse or other health worker, it may be possible to claim compensation for medical negligence. Our expert solicitor panel can help you make a claim against the NHS hospital or private clinic.
If you just want the hospital to explain what happened instead of financial damages, you could follow the NHS complaints procedure. To make a complaint against Manchester University NHS Foundation Trust, for example, you can write to Cobbett House, Oxford Road, Manchester, Greater Manchester.
Failsworth No Win, No Fee Solicitors
You can confidently make a claim without any financial risk with Quittance's No Win, No Fee guarantee. Our national network of solicitors cover Failsworth and across the UK.
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Meet the team
Quittance's national panel of solicitors handle all types of personal injury claims in Failsworth and including fast track, complex and serious injury claims. Our lawyers are selected for their winning track record and their level of experience.
Have you won many injury claims in Failsworth?
Quittance Legal Services is a national panel of award winning solicitors that assists injured people in Failsworth, Greater Manchester and across the UK, get the best possible compensation settlement.
Last year, we have helped hundreds of people in Greater Manchester seek compensation for a range of injury circumstances, including scaffolding accidents and motorbike accidents.
With a first-rate claims record, we make the claim process as clear and straightforward as possible. Local medical centres, convenient home appointments (if required) and expert advice, means you can focus on getting back to where you were before your injury.
Frequently asked questions
Are claims run on a 100% No Win, No Fee basis?
If your claim is not successful, 100% of the solicitor's fees are covered. You won't have to pay a penny to start a claim.
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?
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