Updated: Wednesday, 3rd August 2016
If you are based in Heswall or anywhere else in England or Wales, our expert solicitors can manage your claim and we will always arrange a medical report at a medical centre near you.
Making an injury claim
Claims should be made within a 3-year window in most cases.
Purposeful legislation exists to provide support for people seeking compensation, and our network of personal injury lawyers have years of experience giving advice to clients on the strength of their claims.
In order to win a Heswall personal injury case, your lawyer must demonstrate:
- You were owed a duty of care by the Defendant
- That duty was breached by the Defendant
- The Defendant's breach caused your injury or illness
A free phone consultation with an expert Heswall solicitor can give answers and invaluable guidance.
Help for those searching for a solicitor
Instructing the most appropriate solicitor for your legal matter is a critical step towards securing the best compensation settlement for your illness or injuries.
With over 100 offices within a 25 radius of Heswall - how can you ensure you instruct the most appropriate one to work with?
Reviews for personal injury solicitors in Heswall
There is often no substitute for phoning a solicitor to discuss your case directly. Before picking up the phone, looking up personal injury solicitor reviews should give you a idea of the range of service levels.
Does the location of the law firm matter?
Claimants are not restricted to local firms and can make a selection based on the success fee a solicitor charges or other service factors.
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.
The contrast in personal injury success fees and After the Event (ATE) insurance premiums between solicitors working on Conditional Fee Agreements is a material consideration for Claimants.
E.g. the amount of compensation retained by a successful Claimant agreeing on a settlement of £93,932 for severe leg injuries can vary from £56,359 to £79,842.
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Claims our panel of lawyers conducts in Heswall
Our network of solicitors assist individuals in Heswall and throughout Merseyside whose accidents led to serious injuries including:
Quittance understand the vital difference a successful claim will make to severely injured Claimants. Quittance work hard for the maximum compensation for major injuries and chronic conditions, including reimbursement for long-term medical treatment and care costs. Quittance's network of specialist solicitor firms correspond with medical providers, the legal system and insurers ensuring people impacted by serious accidents get legal and medical support. Injuries and medical conditions considered by the Courts to be catastrophic or serious range from head injuries to amputation.
Slip, trip and fall injuries
Recorded figures highlight the fact that slips and trips are by far the most prevalent cause of accidents leading to injury at work in Merseyside. These types of accident are quite often related to injuries categorised as something else like being hit by an object falling from a vehicle or a fire related accident. Public place accident claims injuries such as broken arms sustained on spillages are also quite prevalent with dislodged paving slab trips having occurred on Thingwall Rd and on Telegraph Rd.
Accidents in the workplace
Quittance has handled claims for people, from members of the air force to illustrators, to get the compensation they deserve. Accident at work data for the Wirral local authority collated under legislation by the Government in the table below:
|Work accidents in Wirral Local Authority (RIDAGGR)||2011/12||2012/13||2013/14|
|Electric shock injury||2||2||0|
|Explosion related (e.g. Nitroglycerine)||1||0||0|
|Exposed to fire||1||2||1|
|Harmful substance exposure (e.g. perchlorate)||7||4||2|
|Fall from height||35||21||21|
|Injured by an animal||2||2||2|
|Lifting and handling injuries||130||83||57|
|Slip, trip, fall same level||134||116||97|
|Struck by moving vehicle||5||2||4|
|Hit by object||32||37||26|
|Trapped under falling object||2||1||1|
Road traffic compensation claims
Our network of qualified injury lawyers have decades of experience in obtaining optimum awards for people who have been injured in a car or motorbike accident in Heswall.
Road traffic accidents involving cars, motorcycles and other vehicles in Heswall are relatively commonplace. Gov. uk statistics show 4 fatal accidents, 122 serious accidents and 589 slight accidents in 2013 in Wirral (Total events were 715 local authority. By 2014 the total had increased to 733.
Clinical negligence in Heswall
Clinical negligence - until recently known as medical negligence - is when an illness or injury follows a failure to carry out a responsibility by a healthcare provider. Our panel of injury solicitors acting for Heswall have helped Claimants with negligence claims filed against the health service including Spire Murrayfield Hospital, Holmwood Drive, Heswall, Wirral, CH61 1AU.
Litigators can help with claiming work related compensation for industrial injuries including anything from dermatitis claims to carbon monoxide poisoning claim.
No Win, No Fee Lawyers in Heswall
If your lawyer loses the claim, a No Win, No Fee agreement between you and your solicitor states that the lawyer's fees are not payable. In the event that you win the compensation claim, the costs for your solicitor will be paid by the other side or their insurer.
100% No Win, No Fee
No Win, No Fee means that there will be absolutely no hidden costs. With Quittance's 100% No Win, No Fee promise, you will never risk losing out and there is absolutely no catch. Read more about our 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.
Learn more about claiming compensation
Making the right decision depends on getting the correct information. Get answers to your questions before you make a decision.
Find more information online without picking up the phone. Find our frequently asked questions here.
Get started today
Once you have made the choice to get underway, you can start your personal injury claim by phoning 0800 612 7456 or via Quittance's online contact form.
If you need to ask something else before starting, request a callback at a convenient time or call on 0800 612 7456.