Updated: Sunday, 7th August 2016
Whether you are based in Merseyside or anywhere in the country, Quittance can will handle your claim and we will always set up a medical at a medical centre near your home.
Making an injury claim
Claims must, in the majority of cases, be made within three years.
Whether compensation is being claimed for a road accident in Merseyside or slip or trip, there are three key components to making a successful claim. It must be shown on the balance of probabilities that:
- the person or company causing the injury owed you a duty of care
- the duty of care was breached
- this breach caused your illness or injury
Choosing the best no win no fee personal injury solicitor
Instructing a suitable PI lawyer to represent you is a key step towards achieving the most compensation.
With some over 100 offices within 25 miles of Merseyside, what is the best way to make certain you instruct the ideal firm to help you?
Are Merseyside Claimants restricted to only local solicitors?
Claimants are not restricted to local firms and can make a selection based on the success fee a solicitor charges or other service factors.
Medical exams will usually need to be conducted locally. Quittance's national medical network will assist with this critical stage of the claims process.
Check Merseyside personal injury solicitor reviews
The levels of service provided by injury lawyers, as with any professional service, can vary enormously.
Researching online reviews can certainly be helpful if you are deciding which solicitor to act for you.
The difference in the amount of fees charged by firms working on No Win No Fee agreements can have a significant impact on your compensation.
For instance the amount retained by a Claimant being awarded compensation of £7,919 for serious hand injuries with full or close to full recovery might vary from £4,751 to £6,731.
What types of compensation claims does Quittance conduct in Merseyside?
Compensation could be claimed for a broad range of injury and illness throughout Merseyside. We can help with injuries including:
Slips and trips
Officially reported data reveal that slips, trips and falls are the single most common cause of accidents leading to injury in the North West England workplace. They are typically related to injuries attributed to other causes such as being hit by an object falling from a machine or a harmful substance accident. Public place (Knowsley local authority) litigation for injuries such as sprained ankles suffered on slippery pavements are also common with pavement crack trips having happened on Waddicar Lane and on Longmoor Lane.
Solicitors can help Claimants with claiming maximum compensation for industrial illnesses ranging from allergic contact dermatitis to farmers lung.
Medical negligence in Merseyside
Medical negligence, more correctly called Clinical Negligence, is the term for when an illness or injury is sustained following a breach of the duty of care on the part of a hospital or other healthcare professional. An example could be an A&E claim. Our panel of injury solicitors covering North West England and Merseyside have helped with claims made against infirmaries and hospitals including Aintree University Hospital, Aintree University Hospital, Longmoor Lane, Liverpool, L9 7AL.
The long-term effect of serious and catastrophic injury will be understood by Courts when calculating a claim. Damages should lessen the financial load and reduce stress so an injured person and their dependants enabling them to prioritise recovery.
Quittance's network of solicitor firms communicate with the Courts and doctors ensuring people affected by serious accidents and injuries receive the legal and medical support they need.
Road traffic claims
Road traffic accidents involving cars, motorcycles and other vehicles in Merseyside are not uncommon. Official statistics show 4 fatal accidents, 58 serious accidents and 353 slight accidents in 2013 in Knowsley (Total events were 415 local authority district. By 2014 the total had decreased to 408. Incidents in Merseyside in 2013 included crashes on the dual carriageway of the A59 and M57 crossroads and on the dual carriageway of the A59 and M58 other junction.
Quittances group of best of breed no win, no fee personal injury lawyers have vast experience in negotiating maximum general and special damages for Claimants who have sustained an injury in a car or motorbike accident in Merseyside.
Accidents in the workplace
We have helped Claimants, from electricians to materials specialists, to claim compensation from their employer. Work injury information in the Knowsley local authority are detailed under the Reporting of Injuries, Diseases and Dangerous Occurrences Regulations by the Health and Safety Executive:
|Workplace accidents in Knowsley Local Authority (RIDAGGR)||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|
No Win, No Fee Lawyers handling claims for compensation in Merseyside
Lawyers taking care of Merseyside injury claims act on the basis of a Conditional Fee Agreement. This is also called a No Win, No Fee agreement. The agreement prevents the solicitor from expecting you to pay any legal costs if they lose the case.
Will there be hidden fees in the small print to account for?
No Win, No Fee should mean that you will not owe anything if you lose your claim. With Quittance's 100% No Win, No Fee promise, there is absolutely no catch and there is no risk of losing out. Click here for more information about our No Win, No Fee.
Whether you are ready to start you claim now or are simply looking for more information, Quittance can help.
Get further information
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Get a claim for compensation started
When you are ready to get underway, you can start your compensation claim by calling 0800 612 7456 (or 0333 344 6575 from a mobile) or through the contact form.
Speak to Quittance's panel of experts today for more detail about you claim. Request a free callback or call 0800 612 7456.