Updated: Monday, 1st August 2016
If you are based in Kirkby or anywhere else in England or Wales, our experienced injury solicitors can help with your claim and we will always arrange a medical assessment at a local medical centre.
Making a claim
Personal injury claims should be made within three years of the date of the injury in the majority of cases.
Extensive legislation exists to provide support for people seeking compensation, and Quittance's network of solicitors have many years of experience giving advice to their clients with regard to the strength of their claims.
To win a Kirkby personal injury case, your lawyer must prove that the Defendant owed you a duty of care, that the Defendant breached that duty, and that your injury or illness was caused by that breach.
Making your claim sooner should allow your lawyer to help gather useful supporting evidence and witness statements.
Choosing the best no win no fee personal injury solicitor to handle your claim
Finding a suitable legal expert to assist you is a key step towards receiving the best compensation award for your accident.
How can you make certain you select the best company to act for you?
Comparing injury solicitors in Kirkby - online reviews
There is often no substitute for phoning a solicitor to discuss your case directly. Reviews for personal injury law firms are a useful when contrasting the quality of service taken by individual firms.
Compensation is restricted by the expenses you have incurred and by guidelines set out by the Judicial College. Experience can also have an impact on the amount of compensation your solicitor will be able to negotiate. Find out more here.
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 a broken tibula or fibula could vary between £1,000 and £7,370 (based on 2015 market research).
The key issue to be aware of is how much of your compensation will be taken to cover these fees.
Are Kirkby Claimants restricted to only local solicitors?
You do not need to pick a personal injury solicitor near you.
Medical examinations will usually need to be conducted locally. Quittance's national medical network will assist with this critical stage of the claims process.
Wherever your solicitor is based, they will arrange for a local medical expert to carry out the exam.
Compensation claims Quittance handles
Compensation can be claimed for a range of injuries in Kirkby and across Merseyside. Quittance have helped with injuries and medical conditions including:
Clinical and medical negligence in Kirkby
Clinical negligence (at one time referred to as medical negligence) is the legal term a breach of the duty of care on the part of a healthcare provider. An example could be a medical misdiagnosis compensation claim. Quittance's panel of solicitors covering Merseyside and Kirkby have handled legal cases brought against hospitals including The Walton Centre NHS Foundation Trust, Lower Lane, Fazakerley, Liverpool, L9 7LJ.
Kirkby serious injury compensation
Courts understand that serious injuries have a significant effect on a Claimant. Damages will ease the impact of bills other financial issues on an injured person enabling them to prioritise recovery. Our network of lawyers work with medical experts and insurance providers to make sure families affected by serious accidents get medical and financial support.
Accidents at work
We have handled claims for people, from bricklayers to immunologists, to secure financial compensation awards. Injury and illness statistics in the Knowsley local authority are listed in accordance with RIDDOR regulations by the Government in the table below:
|HSE reported work accidents in Knowsley Local Authority||2011/12||2012/13||2013/14|
|Harmful substance related||4||3||6|
|Fall from height (ladder)||14||19||16|
|Lifting and handling injuries||85||35||56|
|Slip, trip, fall same level||97||76||82|
|Struck by moving vehicle||11||18||5|
|Struck by object||41||16||39|
|Trapped by something collapsing||1||1||1|
Injury solicitors can help Claimants with getting compensation for industrial illnesses that range from dermatitis claims to emphysema.
Road traffic claims
Accidents involving cars, mororbikes and all other vehicles in Kirkby are quite common. Officially reported accident data shows 4 fatal accidents, 58 serious accidents and 353 slight accidents in 2013 in Knowsley (Total events were 415 local authority area. In 2014 total accidents had decreased to 408. Accidents in the Kirkby region in 2013 included crashes on the A506 and M57 roundabout and on the dual carriageway of the A5207 and A580 crossroads.
Quittances network of certified road traffic accident (RTA) injury lawyers are experienced in in negotiating the best compensation for Claimants who have sustained an injury in a car or motorcycle accident in Kirkby.
Slips, trips and falls
Reported data stress the fact that slips and trips are the most common accident at work in Merseyside and the UK in 2015. Slips, trips and falls are frequently the initiators of accidents filed under a different category e.g. being hit by an object falling from a machine, being trapped by something collapsing or an asphyxiation accident. Public place (Knowsley local authority) compensation claims for injuries such as facial scarring suffered on potholes are also quite common with recent pavement trips having happened on Waddicar Lane and on Moorfields.
No Win, No Fee Solicitors serving Kirkby
When you lose your compensation claim, a No Win, No Fee agreement with your lawyer states that their fees are not payable. If your case is successful, the fees for your solicitor are paid by the losing party or their insurance company.
Our No Win, No Fee guarantee
No Win, No Fee means you have absolutely no hidden costs and there is nothing owed if the claim is lost. With the Quittance network's 100% No Win, No Fee guarantee, you will never risk losing out. Read more about our No Win, No Fee
What to do next
Whether you are ready to start you claim now or are simply looking for more information, Quittance can help.
Quittance give clear information helping people affected by injury choose whether to go ahead with a claim.
If you would like to know more before calling, see our FAQ pages.
Start your claim for compensation
Phone an expert lawyer on 0800 612 7456 to make your personal injury claim, or start a compensation claim online.
Speak to the Quittance team today to discuss your claim. Call 0800 612 7456 or book a callback.