Updated: Saturday, 30th July 2016
No matter whether you are based in Millom or anywhere in the country, our injury lawyers are able to handle your claim and we will always arrange a medical at a centre near you .
Making a claim
Claims must usually be made within a 3-year window.
Considerable legislation exists to support people seeking compensation, and Quittance's network of solicitors have years of experience giving advice to their clients regarding the likelihood of success.
In order to win a Millom personal injury case, it must be shown 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.
Advice for potential Claimants seeking a lawyer
Instructing the most suitable injury solicitor to act for you is a key step towards securing the best settlement or award.
How do you make certain you instruct the best solicitors' practice to handle your case?
Millom solicitor reviews
Service standards offered by solicitors, as with any professional service, vary enormously.
Reading reviews is a great place to start if you are deciding which solicitor to go with and which considerations are most important to you.
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Are Millom Claimants restricted to only local personal injury solicitors?
The majority of large firms operate across the country, allowing Claimants to make a choice based on factors including level of success fees charged and quality of service.
Medical examinations will usually need to be conducted locally. Quittance's national medical network will assist with this critical stage of the claims process.
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 a minor head injury, for example, ranges from £1,788 to £10,340 (based on 2015 market data).
The key issue to be aware of is how much of your compensation will be taken to cover these fees.
What kinds of claims do you handle in Millom and Cumbria?
Our panel of lawyers have represented Claimants in Millom and Cumbria whose situations resulted in serious injury.
Clinical negligence in Millom
Medical negligence (which is more accurately known as 'Clinical Negligence') is when an injury results from a breach of the duty of care by a healthcare professional. Our panel of injury solicitors covering Cumbria and Millom have handled negligence legal cases brought against local hospitals including Millom Hospital, Lapstone Road, Millom, LA18 4BY.
Solicitors can help Claimants with claiming maximum compensation for diverse industrial illnesses that range from allergic contact dermatitis to asthma caused by enzymes.
Serious injury lawyers acting in Millom
Courts understand that a serious injury can have a significant effect on an injured person and their family. Quittance's panel of specialist solicitors fight to get the maximum compensation for major injuries and chronic conditions, including claiming for medical expenses and care costs. Our panel of law firms have for many years helped people impacted by severe accidents. Injuries and illnesses which are held to be catastrophic or serious range from brain tumours to birth negligence.
Slip and trip injuries
HSE data underline the fact that slips, trips and falls are by far the most prevalent cause of injury at work in Cumbria in 2014/15. These types of accident are typically related to injuries filed under a different category like being hit by hand tools in use, a fall from height or an electrical discharge accident. Public place negligence claims injuries like strained muscles happening on spillages are also quite prevalent with recent falls having occurred on Main St.
Accidents at work
Quittance has helped Claimants, from catering assistants to materials engineers, to claim compensation from their employer. Accident at work information in the Millom local authority are compiled in accordance with the Reporting of Injuries, Diseases and Dangerous Occurrences Regulations (RIDDOR) by the Health and Safety Executive excerpted below:
|Work accidents in Copeland Local Authority (RIDAGGR)||2011/12||2012/13||2013/14|
|Harmful substance exposure (e.g. mercury poisoning)||1||0||0|
|Fall from height||2||5||3|
|Injured by an animal||4||1||0|
|Lifting and handling injuries||34||19||12|
|Slip, trip or fall||39||20||24|
|Struck by moving vehicle||2||0||3|
|Hit by object||12||10||6|
Road accidents in Millom
Our network of certified no win no fee solicitors have years of experience in securing the best awards for Claimants hurt in a road accident in Millom.
Road accidents involving vehicles in Millom are relatively commonplace with 27 fatal accidents, 212 serious accidents and 1437 slight accidents in 2013 in Cumbria (Total events were 1676 local authority district. In 2014 the total had increased to 1,932.
How No Win, No Fee injury lawyers handle Millom claims for compensation
Lawyers taking care of claims in Millom and Cumbria in most cases work on a Conditional Fee Agreement. This is commonly referred to as a No Win, No Fee agreement.
This No Win, No Fee agreement prevents your solicitor from expecting you to pay any legal costs if the case is lost.
Can Claimants get 100% No Win, No Fee
No Win, No Fee should mean that there is nothing to pay if the claim is unsuccessful and you will face no hidden fees. With the Quittance network's No Win, No Fee promise, there are no catches hiding in the small print and you will not be charged unexpected costs. Read more about No Win, No Fee here
What to do next
Whether you are ready to start you claim now or are simply looking for more information, Quittance can help.
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If you have chosen to proceed, you can begin your claim for compensation by phoning 0800 612 7456 or with the online contact form here.
Our specialist team can help. If you have any questions, you can phone 0800 612 7456 or request a no-obligation callback today.