Whether you live in Leek or anywhere in the country, Quittance can help with your claim and we will arrange a medical report at a medical centre near you.
Can I make a claim for injury compensation?
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, Quittance's panel of solicitors can help you make a claim for financial compensation.
Qualifying for personal injury compensation
Claims should, in most cases, be made within three years.
To win a Leek personal injury case, your lawyer must demonstrate 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.
In all cases, a free phone call with an expert solicitor will give answers to your questions and useful guidance.Back to top
What is my claim worth?
The financial compensation you are likely to get depends on a number of criteria. Our easy to use compensation calculator gives you a good idea of your potential compensation award.Back to top
Work accident claims in Leek
Quittance has helped claimants, from dental nurses to insurance risk surveyors, to seek financial compensation. Work accident statistics for the Staffordshire Moorlands local authority made available in accordance with legislation by the HSE excerpted below:
|RIDAGGR reported work accidents in Staffordshire Moorlands Local Authority||2011/12||2012/13||2013/14|
|Harmful substance exposure (e.g. perchlorate)||1||1||1|
|Fall from height (scaffolding)||6||9||12|
|Animal related (e.g. serious cat scratches)||1||1||2|
|Lifting and handling injuries||52||18||26|
|Slip, trip or fall||47||35||32|
|Struck by moving vehicle||3||0||2|
|Struck by object||16||15||9|
|Trapped underneath something||1||1||1|
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Road traffic accident claims in Leek
Quittance's panel of professional injury lawyers have decades of experience in securing the best awards for anyone hurt in a car or motorcycle accident in Leek.
Road accidents involving cars, motorbikes and all other vehicles in Leek are relatively common. Statistics from accidents reported to the police show 24 fatal accidents, 141 serious accidents and 2697 slight accidents in 2013 in Staffordshire (Total events were 2862 council area. In 2014 total accidents had increased to 3,083. Incidents in the Leek area in 2013 included traffic collisions on the single carriageway of the A523 and A53 crossroads and on the single carriageway of the A53 and A520 crossroads.
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Slip and trip accidents
Officially reported data demonstrate that employee slips, trips and falls continue to be the most frequent cause of accidents leading to injury in the Staffordshire workplace. These types of accident are often the precursor to injuries attributed to other causes e.g. being hit by a falling object or a quarry drowning accident. Public place accident claims injuries like facial scarring experienced on obstructed footpaths are also quite common with street trips having occurred on New St and on High St.
Solicitors can help claimants with claiming maximum compensation for diverse industrial illnesses including anything from noise induced hearing loss to acute silicosis.
Further information: No win, no fee industrial disease claim
Medical negligence in Leek
When someone suffers injury or illness as the result of a GP, nurse or other medical professional's lack of care, it may be possible to make a clinical negligence claim. If you have been injured by clinical negligence, our panel of specialist clinical negligence solicitors can help you claim compensation from the NHS trust or private clinic at fault.
You could use the NHS Resolution process if you only want answers instead of injury compensation. You can contact Queen's Hospital, Belvedere Road, Burton-on-Trent, Staffordshire, for example, to make a formal complaint against Burton Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust.
Further information: No win, no fee clinical negligence claim
Leek experts for serious injury compensation
The Quittance team recognise the critical change a compensation claim will make to severely injured claimants. Quittance's panel of specialist solicitors fight hard for the maximum compensation for major injuries and chronic conditions. This includes compensation for the cost of treatment and physiotherapy.
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Leek 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 Leek and across the UK.
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Meet the QLS team
The national network of QLS solicitors take on all types of compensation claims in Leek, from short-term injury cases to long term illness. Selected on the basis of their track record in winning cases, QLS's solicitors have years of dedicated experience handling claims on behalf of injured claimants.
Click here to meet more of the Quittance Legal Services team.
What experience do Quittance solicitors have of injury claims in Leek?
Quittance Legal Services is a nationwide network of results-focussed personal injury solicitors that helps claimants in Leek, Staffordshire and across the UK, obtain compensation.
We have helped hundreds of claimants throughout Staffordshire seek compensation for a range of accidents and injuries, including car accidents and industrial disease.
Local medical centres, home visits (where necessary) and a team of experts only a phone call away, make our claims process as clear and straightforward as possible.Back to top
Frequently asked questions
Is your service 100% No Win, No Fee?
Our no win, no fee service means that 100% of your legal fees are covered if your case is not successful. This means you will never be out of pocket.
What issues to think about when finding the right solicitor
Finding the best lawyer for your legal case is a critical step towards claiming the best compensation award for your illness or injuries.
With over 100 solicitors offices within 25 miles of Leek (according to the 2015 SRA database) - how can you make certain you choose the most appropriate solicitors' practice for your specific circumstances?
Solicitors working on a No Win, No Fee basis generally charge a success fee and for ATE insurance. Deductions from a claimant's compensation for complicated leg fractures, for example, ranges from ?22,440 to ?31,680 (based on 2015 market data).
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 should you consider when checking Leek solicitor reviews?
Different lawyers adopt many different approaches, from more casual and friendly to strictly professional. Before you call, checking injury lawyer reviews should give you a idea of the range of service levels.
Will you need to select a local Leek lawyer ?
Choosing a nearby firm is not so relevant as injury cases now tend to be run by phone, post and email.
However, you should choose a firm that has a national network as you will usually have to attend a medical exam.
Rakhi Chauhan secures £80,000 following a road collision with a lorry
The victim was forced off the road when a lorry driver fell asleep at the wheel.
Kevin Walker obtains £80,000 for a construction worker's catastrophic hand injury
The worker also recieved trauma-specialist physiotherapy, welfare advice and state-of-the-art prostheses.