Updated: Sunday, 31st July 2016
No matter whether you live in Leyland or anywhere in the UK, our experienced lawyers will help with your claim and we will always arrange a medical report at a medical centre near you.
Making an injury claim
Powerful legislation is in place to support Claimants seeking compensation for their injuries, and our network of specialist solicitors have years of experience giving advice to their clients regarding the likelihood of success.
People who have been diagnosed with certain injuries or illnesses like industrial deafness are frequently still able to claim even if the illness was triggered by events some years ago. The date of diagnosis is what is important in these cases.
In order to win a Leyland personal injury case, your solicitor must prove:
- 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
Answers to your questions and practical guidance will be given on a short, no-obligation phone consultation with a personal injury solicitor.
What points to check when choosing the right lawyer
You will be in contact with your solicitor for a long period of time, from months for minor and moderate injury to over a year for complex cases. All solicitors are regulated by the Solicitors Regulation Authority (SRA), however the quality of service does vary.
Given the impact your solicitor can have on your life and your recovery, picking an injury lawyer that meets your needs is an important first step.
Do you need to choose a local Leyland solicitor ?
Going for a local firm is not very important as cases are usually run by phone and email.
You will need to choose a law firm with medical facilities near you as you will have to go to a medical examination.
Read more : Do you have a medical centre near me?
Leyland solicitor reviews
The quality of advice offered by solicitors, as with any professional service, can vary.
Researching reviews can be helpful if you are trying to decide which solicitor to act for you.
The key questions to put to your prospective solicitor are "what success fee and ATE premium do you charge?" and "how much of the compensation will I keep?".
Personal injury compensation claims our network of solicitors handles in Leyland
Our panel of solicitors have helped individuals throughout Leyland whose accident circumstances resulted in serious injury including:
Clinical negligence in Leyland
Clinical negligence, previously known as medical negligence, is the legal term a breach of the duty of care on the part of a medical provider. An example could be an NHS Never Event compensation claim. Our panel of injury lawyers covering Lancashire and Leyland have handled cases made against NHS and private hospitals including Euxton Hall Hospital, Wigan Road, Euxton, Chorley, PR7 6DY.
Accidents in the workplace
We have helped Claimants, from members of the Royal Navy to it technical support officers, to claim injury compensation. Injury and illness figures for the South Ribble local authority are published under RIDDOR legislation by the Health and Safety Executive and set out below:
|Work accidents in South Ribble Local Authority HSE)||2011/12||2012/13||2013/14|
|Machinery related injury||10||6||11|
|Exposed to explosion||1||0||0|
|Fire related (e.g. scars)||1||1||0|
|Harmful substance exposure (e.g. PVC)||4||4||4|
|Fall from height||10||11||13|
|Injured by an animal||0||0||3|
|Lifting and handling injuries||57||34||31|
|Slip or trip||59||52||30|
|Struck by moving vehicle||7||3||3|
|Struck by object||30||16||12|
|Trapped under falling object||0||0||1|
Slip and trip injuries
Health and Saftey Executive (HSE) figures demonstrate that slips and trips are, by some degree, the most common cause of injury in the Lancashire workplace. They are typically the precursor to accidents attributed to other reasons e.g. being hit by tools in use or a toxic substance accident. Public liability compensation claims for injuries such as fractured vertebrae occurring on pavement cracks are also quite common with recent trips having occurred on Leyland Lane and on Broadfield Drive.
Solicitors can help with securing compensation for industrial injuries that range from workplace cancer to hydrocarbon poisoning.
Road traffic claims
Our group of professional road traffic accident (RTA) personal injury lawyers have decades of experience in obtaining optimum settlements for people injured in a car accident in Leyland.
Road accidents involving vehicles in Leyland are not uncommon with statistics showing a total of 4084 accidents (3442 slight accidents, 610 serious accidents and 32 fatal accidents) in 2013 in Lancashire local authority district. By 2014 accidents increased to 4,367. Incidents in Leyland in 2013 included road traffic collisions on the single carriageway of the A49 and B5248 crossroads and on the single carriageway of the B5253 and B5256 roundabout.
The Courts recognise that serious injuries will have a significant effect on an affected individual and their family. By limiting the stress a serious injury puts on an injured Claimant and their dependants, a claim helps individuals to prioritise their recovery and rehabilitation. Quittance's panel of lawyers work with Courts, medical experts and insurers to make sure families affected by severe accidents receive legal and medical support.
How No Win, No Fee personal injury solicitors handle cases in Leyland
Lawyers handling injury claims in Leyland act on the basis of a CFA (Conditional Fee Agreement), also called a No Win, No Fee agreement.
The agreement prevents your lawyer from charging you any legal costs if they lose the case.
Are there any hidden fees?
Some firms may charge additional fees if the case does not complete. Using a Quittance injury lawyer, your No Win, No Fee protection is guaranteed, with no catches whatsoever. Read more about Quittance's No Win, No Fee here
Whether you are ready to start you claim now or are simply looking for more information, Quittance can help.
Get further information
We offer jargon-free information helping Claimants determine whether to go ahead with the claim.
Find answers to popular questions asked by injured people on our frequently asked questions page.
Ready to start a injury claim?
Phone an injury claims expert on 0800 612 7456 or 0333 344 6575 to get the compensation claim underway. Alternatively, you can start the injury claim online here.
Talk to the Quittance panel of experts today to discuss your potential claim. Phone 0800 612 7456 or request a callback.