Updated: Thursday, 4th August 2016
Whether you are based in Marple or anywhere in the country, wecan are able to help with your claim and we will always set up a medical report at a medical centre near you.
Making a personal injury claim
Claims for compensation should usually be made within a three-year window, starting from the date you knew of your injury.
Extensive legislation is in place to give support to injured Claimants, and our network of specialist solicitors have years of experience giving advice to clients on the likelihood of success.
In order to successfully win an injury claim, your lawyer must demonstrate:
- The Defendant owed you a duty of care
- The Defendant breached that duty
- Your injury or illness was caused by that breach
In all cases, a short, free consultation with a Marple-specialist lawyer can provide answers and advice.
Finding the best no win no fee personal injury solicitor for your claim
In many cases a injury claim can take several months to complete. For serious injury cases, claims may run for one or two years. The SRA are tasked with regulating the legal advice given by solicitors, however they are not responsible for many factors that matter to people considering an injury claim, such as communication or speed.
Considering the effect your legal representative can have on your recovery, choosing a lawyer that matches your needs is a crucial first step.
Comparing Marple personal injury solicitors - online reviews
There is often no substitute for picking up the phone and talking to a solicitor about your claim. Personal injury solicitor reviews are a great resource to compare the quality of service offered by different firms.
You should be aware of how much of your compensation will be taken to cover these fees.
Will you need to instruct a local Marple legal firm ?
The location of a solicitor is not particularly relevant as cases can be conducted remotely.
It is however necessary to go with a company with a national network as you will almost always need to attend a medical assessment.
Read more - Will I have to attend a medical?
Injury compensation cases Quittance conducts
It is possible to make a claim for a broad range of injuries in Marple. Quittance can assist with injuries and medical conditions including:
Quittance understand the change an injury claim will make to the lives of people who have been affected by catastrophic and serious injury. By relieving the pressure catastrophic and serious injury places on a Claimant, a compensation claim helps them to focus on recovery. Quittance's panel of expert solicitor firms have aided people receive damages for many catastrophic injuries and chronic conditions. Injuries and illnesses referred to as catastrophic or serious include degloving injuries, serious pharmaceutical error and mesothelioma.
Road traffic accidents (RTA) in Marple
Accidents involving cars, motorbikes and other vehicles in Marple are reasonably common. Officially reported accident data shows a total of 442 accidents (396 slight accidents, 43 serious accidents and 3 fatal accidents) in 2013 in Stockport council area. By 2014 the total had decreased to 405.
Quittances panel of road traffic accident personal injury solicitors have years of experience in obtaining the highest compensation for anyone injured in a road accident in Marple.
Litigators can help with getting compensation for a multitude of industrial illnesses that range from dermatitis claims to irritant contact dermatitis.
Quittance has handled claims for contractors, self employed or employed people, from kitchen workers to management consultants, to claim maximum compensation for their injuries. Accident statistics for the Stockport local authority made available under regulations by the HSE in the following table:
|Work accidents in Stockport Local Authority (HSE)||2011/12||2012/13||2013/14|
|Electric shock injury||0||1||1|
|Fire related (e.g. burns)||2||1||1|
|Harmful substance exposure (e.g. perchlorate)||4||4||3|
|Fall from height (ladder)||30||15||26|
|Animal related (e.g. dog bites)||0||3||1|
|Lifting and carrying||111||57||64|
|Slip or trip||112||94||86|
|Struck by moving vehicle||8||4||5|
|Hit by object||39||23||29|
|Trapped underneath something||1||0||1|
Medical negligence in Marple
Medical negligence (which is more accurately referred to as clinical negligence) is when there has been a breach of duty on the part of a healthcare provider. Our expert panel of lawyers covering Marple have helped people with cases made against local hospitals including Stepping Hill Hospital, Poplar Grove, Hazel Grove, Stockport, SK2 7JE.
Slip and trip accidents
Government statistics reveal that employee slips and trips are the single most prevalent accident in the Greater Manchester workplace. These types of accident are often connected to injuries incorrectly attributed to other causes for instance being hit by moving machinery, being trapped by something or a lake drowning accident. Public liability litigation for injuries like broken shoulders experienced on obstructed footpaths are also common with pavement trips having occurred on Osbourne Street and on Brinnington Rd.
Marple No Win, No Fee Personal Injury Solicitors
In the event that your solicitor loses the injury claim, a No Win, No Fee agreement between you and the lawyer means you are not required to pay their fees. In the event that your injury claim is won, the fees for your lawyer are settled by the losing party.
Quittance's 100% No Win, No Fee promise
Quittance's specialist personal injury solicitors guarantee No Win, No Fee means you will not have to pay the solicitor's legal fees in the event that the claim is lost. Click here to read more about about our No Win, No Fee.
What should happen next?
Whether you are ready to start you claim now or are simply looking for more information, Quittance can help.
Find out more about claiming compensation
Before you instruct a lawyer you should arm yourself with information. Information will help you make the right choice for you.
Get answers to common questions asked by potential Claimants on our frequently asked questions page.
Get started today
Phone an injury claims expert on 0800 612 7456 or 0333 344 6575 to make the compensation claim, or you can begin the personal injury claim online.
Speak to Quittance's network of specialists today to discuss your claim. Phone us on 0800 612 7456 or request a callback.