Updated: Friday, 5th August 2016
Whether you live in Macclesfield or anywhere in the UK, Quittance can will help with your claim and we will always arrange a medical assessment at a medical centre near your home.
Making a claim
Claims for personal injury compensation should be made within three years of the date of the injury in most cases.
Extensive legislation is in place to support injured people who seek compensation, and our network of personal injury solicitors have years of experience giving advice to clients on the likelihood of success.
For the majority of injury claims, proving a claim will involve three issues. It needs to be shown that:
- a duty of care was owed
- that the duty was breached
- the breach was the cause of the injury or illness
The importance of choosing the best no win no fee personal injury solicitor
Instructing a suitable lawyer to help you is the most important step towards negotiating the highest settlement or award for your illness or injuries.
What is the best way to make sure you choose the best legal practice to act for you?
Does the location of the personal injury solicitor matter?
You do not need to choose a law firm near you.
In general, the only aspect that should be carried out locally is the medical exam. This exam provides necessary medical evidence to support your claim, and is carried out in partnership with a member of our national network of medical professionals.
Reviews for injury lawyers in Macclesfield
Different lawyers adopt many different approaches, from more casual and friendly to formal and traditional. Before picking up the phone, looking up personal injury solicitor reviews should give you a idea of the range of service levels.
The diversity in the amount of fees between solicitors working on Conditional Fee Agreements is quite significant
To illustrate the point, the amount of financial compensation retained by a successful Claimant awarded £43,888 for back injuries causing chronic permanent symptoms could vary from £26,333 to £37,304.
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What claims for compensation does Quittance conduct?
It is possible to claim compensation for a broad range of injury and illness in Macclesfield. Quittance have assisted with injuries and illness including:
Solicitors can assist with claiming maximum compensation for industrial injuries ranging from bladder cancer to hydrocarbon poisoning.
Road traffic claims
Accidents involving cars, motorbikes and other vehicles in Macclesfield are reasonably common. Gov. uk statistics show a total of 1357 accidents (1152 slight accidents, 190 serious accidents and 15 fatal accidents) in 2013 in Cheshire council area. By 2014 accidents decreased to 1,338. Incidents in the Macclesfield region in 2013 included collisions on the A523 and A537 roundabout and on the A537 and B5087 roundabout.
Quittances network of best of breed personal injury solicitors are experienced in in securing maximum compensation for people who have been hurt in a car or motorcycle accident in Macclesfield.
Slip and trip accidents
Officially recorded statistics underline the fact that employee slips and trips are the most common cause of accidents leading to injury at work in Cheshire in 2014/15. They are frequently forerunner to accidents attributed to other causes such as being hit by an object falling from a lifting machinery or an asphyxiation accident. Public place claims for injuries such as sprained arms suffered on spillages are also quite prevalent with kerb stone trips having occurred on Sunderland St and on Castle Street.
Clinical and medical negligence in Macclesfield
Medical negligence - more correctly known as clinical negligence - is when an illness or injury results from a breach of duty on the part of a healthcare professional. Our panel of personal injury solicitors covering Cheshire and Macclesfield have helped with medical negligence claims brought against NHS and private hospitals that include Spire Regency Hospital, West Street, Macclesfield, SK11 8DW.
Accidents at work
We have assisted self employed or employed Claimants, from lathe operators to materials specialists, to seek financial compensation. Injury and illness data in the Macclesfield local authority are compiled in accordance with reporting legislation by the HSE and set out below:
|Work accidents in Cheshire East Local Authority (RIDAGGR)||2011/12||2012/13||2013/14|
|Machinery related injury||18||10||20|
|Exposed to fire||0||2||0|
|Exposure to harmful substance||11||1||6|
|Fall from height||41||37||34|
|Animal related (e.g. serious cat scratches)||4||2||2|
|Lifting and carrying||171||103||103|
|Slip, trip or fall||161||147||111|
|Struck by moving vehicle||19||11||13|
|Hit by object||60||33||49|
|Crushed by something collapsing||1||4||0|
Macclesfield serious injury compensation claims
The Quittance team understand the vital change compensation will make to the lives of seriously injured Claimants.
By limiting the stress severe injury places on a Claimant, a claim helps people to prioritise their rehabilitation.
Our network of law firms correspond with insurance companies, the Courts and doctors and health professionals to make sure families affected by major accidents get the support they need.
No Win, No Fee Personal injury Solicitors in Macclesfield
Were the claim to be won, the costs for your solicitor will be paid by the losing Defendant. If you do not win your compensation claim, a No Win, No Fee agreement between you and the solicitor means that the solicitor's fees will not be charged.
A success fee is levied by solicitors that work under a No Win, No Fee agreement. This fee is taken from the compensation settlement and is in most cases 25 percent.
Are there any additional fees?
Quittance's solicitors warrant that No Win, No Fee means you will not pay the lawyer's fees should you do not win. Click here to learn more about about 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.
Get more information
Making the right decision depends on the correct information. Get any questions answered before you make a decision.
If you would like to know more before picking up the phone, see our FAQ section.
Ready to make a claim for compensation?
When you are ready to get underway, you can begin your personal injury claim by phoning 0800 612 7456 (0333 344 6575 from mobiles) or with the online contact form.
Contact the Quittance team today to discuss your potential claim. Request a callback or phone us on 0800 612 7456.