Updated: Sunday, 7th August 2016
Whether you live in Heckmondwike or anywhere in the UK, Quittance can can assist with your claim and we will arrange a medical report at a centre near you .
Making an injury claim
Claims for personal injury compensation must usually be made within 3 years of an injury.
Extensive legislation is in place to give support to injured people who seek compensation, and Quittance's network of injury solicitors have many years of experience giving advice to clients regarding the likelihood of success.
To win a Heckmondwike personal injury case, your lawyer must prove 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.
The lawyer will discuss each of these key points and should explain how they apply to your claim.
The importance of choosing the best no win no fee personal injury solicitor for your needs
Identifying the most suitable injury solicitor for your legal case is the most important step towards successfully claiming the most compensation for your injuries.
How can you ensure you instruct the best law firm to represent you?
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Levels of service provided by solicitors can vary a great deal.
Reading reviews can certainly be informative if you are considering which solicitor to sign up with.
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Will you need a local lawyer ?
The location of a firm is not very critical as injury cases can be run by phone and email.
It is however necessary to choose a solicitors practice that has medical facilities near Heckmondwike as you will usually be expected to go to a medical examination.
More details : Will I have to attend a medical?
The variation in the amount of fees between different law firms working on No Win No Fee agreements is a material consideration for Claimants.
To illustrate the point, the amount of financial compensation retained by a successful Claimant having been awarded £18,059 for moderate hearing loss can range from £10,835 to £15,350.
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Compensation claims we conduct in Heckmondwike
Our panel of personal injury solicitors have assisted individuals receive compensation for a range of injuries.
Injury lawyers can help Claimants with claiming compensation for industrial illness including anything from NIHL to asthma caused by laboratory animals.
Slips and trips
Official data demonstrate that employee slips and trips are, by a considerable degree, the most common cause of accidents leading to injury in the West Yorkshire workplace in 2015. Slips, trips and falls are sometimes the cause of accidents incorrectly attributed to other causes e.g. being struck by machinery, a crush injury from something overturning or an electrocution accident. Public place (Kirklees local authority) litigation for injuries like torn ligaments occurring on tripping on a street are also common with recent pavement trips having happened on Spen Lane and on Market St.
Accidents in the workplace
We have assisted people, from building site contractors to health and safety inspectors, to seek financial compensation. Accident at work statistics for the Kirklees local authority are listed under legislation by the HSE excerpted below:
|Workplace accidents in Kirklees Local Authority (RIDAGGR)||2011/12||2012/13||2013/14|
|Electric shock injury||1||3||0|
|Machinery related injury||42||25||30|
|Explosion related (e.g. gas)||0||1||0|
|Exposed to fire||4||1||1|
|Harmful substance exposure (e.g. radiation poisoning)||13||6||5|
|Fall from height (scaffolding)||52||30||32|
|Animal related (e.g. riding accident)||12||2||4|
|Lifting and handling injuries||200||98||118|
|Slip, trip, fall same level||176||156||100|
|Struck by moving vehicle||14||9||11|
|Hit by falling object||86||51||48|
|Trapped by something collapsing||1||5||4|
Serious injury lawyers handling claims in Heckmondwike
We recognise the change compensation makes to the lives of severely injured Claimants.
Damages will lessen the financial load and reduce the pressure on an injured person so they can focus on recovery and rehabilitation.
Quittance's panel of specialist solicitor firms have helped families collect damages for numerous severe conditions and injuries. Injuries and illnesses referred to as serious and catastrophic range from deep vein thrombosis to brain injuries.
Road traffic accidents (RTA) in Heckmondwike
Accidents involving all vehicles in Heckmondwike are relatively common with statistics showing 13 fatal accidents, 127 serious accidents and 1075 slight accidents in 2013 in Kirklees (Total events were 1215 local authority district. In 2014 total accidents had decreased to 1,109. Accidents in the Heckmondwike area in 2013 included collisions on the single carriageway of the A638 and A62 crossroads and on the dual carriageway of the A652 and A62 crossroads.
Our network of specialist injury solicitors have years of experience in obtaining optimum awards for people hurt in a car or motorbike accident in Heckmondwike.
Medical negligence in Heckmondwike
Clinical negligence, once referred to as medical negligence, is when an injury is connected to a failing by a healthcare professional. Our panel of personal injury solicitors acting for Heckmondwike have worked on legal cases made against infirmaries and hospitals that include Dewsbury and District Hospital, Halifax Road, Dewsbury, WF13 4HS.
No Win, No Fee Injury Lawyers in Heckmondwike
Lawyers looking after claims in Heckmondwike and West Yorkshire conduct the legal work on a Conditional Fee Agreement, or CFA. This is commonly referred to as a No Win, No Fee agreement. This contract prevents the solicitor from expecting you to pay any legal costs if they are not successful.
Quittance's No Win, No Fee promise
Some firms may charge extra fees should the case end prematurely. With Quittance, 100% No Win, No Fee protection is guaranteed, with nothing extra in the small print.
Read more about Quittance's 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.
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Before you instruct your solicitor arm yourself with information about the process. Information will help you make the best decision for your future.
If you need more information before phoning, try our FAQ pages.
Get started today
When you have chosen to get underway, you can start a compensation claim by phoning 0800 612 7456 (or 0333 344 6575 from a mobile) or via the contact form.
Talk to a member of our panel of experts today for more detail about you claim. Call us on 0800 612 7456 or get a callback.