Updated: Monday, 1st August 2016
Whether you are based in Mirfield or anywhere else in the UK, we can will take on your claim and we will set up a medical assessment at a medical centre near you.
Making a claim
Powerful legislation is in place to give support to injured people who seek compensation, and our panel of personal injury lawyers have many years of experience giving advice to clients on the strength of their claims.
People who have been diagnosed with an illness or medical condition such as asbestosis are often still entitled to claim compensation even where the illness's cause happened years or even decades earlier. The date that you learn of your diagnosis is what matters in such circumstances.
In order to win a Mirfield personal injury case, it must be shown that:
- 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 call with an Mirfield injury lawyer can provide answers and useful advice.
How do you choose the best no win no fee personal injury lawyer?
Compensation for a claim can take months, and even years in severe injuries, to be settled. All solicitors are regulated by the Solicitors Regulation Authority (SRA), but service levels can vary.
Given the impact your solicitor can have on your life, both during and after your recovery, choosing a lawyer that meets your needs is an important first step.
Mirfield solicitor reviews
The quality of advice offered by solicitors vary considerably.
Online reviews can certainly be informative if you are thinking about which solicitor to work with.
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The diversity in the level of success fees and ATE premiums between different solicitors often surprises Claimants.
To illustrate the point, the amount retained by an injured person agreeing on a settlement of £12,375 for chest injuries can vary from £7,425 to £10,518.
Read more at How much compensation can you claim?
Does the location of the personal injury solicitor matter?
You do not need to pick a lawyer near you.
The only element of a personal injury claim that usually needs a local service provider is the medical. This exam is carried out in partnership with a member of our national medical network.
Wherever your solicitor is based, they will arrange for a local medical expert to carry out the exam.
Injury compensation claims we conduct in Mirfield
Our network of lawyers have helped Claimants in Mirfield whose accidents were diverse and which led to serious injuries including:
Road traffic accidents in Mirfield
Road accidents involving all vehicles in Mirfield are not uncommon. Official statistics reveal a total of 1215 accidents (1075 slight accidents, 127 serious accidents and 13 fatal accidents) in 2013 in Kirklees council area. By 2014 total accidents had decreased to 1,109.
Quittances network of specialist road traffic accident legal advisors are experienced in in obtaining optimum settlements for anyone who has been hurt in a car or motorbike accident in Mirfield.
Accidents at work
Quittance has assisted Claimants injured at work, from kitchen workers to marketing assistants, to secure financial compensation awards. Work injury data in the Kirklees local authority are compiled in accordance with legislation by the Health and Safety Executive as follows:
|HSE reported work accidents in Kirklees Local Authority||2011/12||2012/13||2013/14|
|Electric shock injury||1||3||0|
|Machinery related injury||42||25||30|
|Explosion related (e.g. gas)||0||1||0|
|Exposed to fire||4||1||1|
|Harmful substance exposure (e.g. radiation poisoning)||13||6||5|
|Fall from height (scaffolding)||52||30||32|
|Animal related (e.g. riding accident)||12||2||4|
|Lifting and handling injuries||200||98||118|
|Slip, trip, fall same level||176||156||100|
|Struck by moving vehicle||14||9||11|
|Hit by falling object||86||51||48|
|Trapped by something collapsing||1||5||4|
Solicitors can help with claiming work related compensation for a multitude of industrial illnesses that include anything from allergic contact dermatitis to asthma caused by latex.
Medical negligence in Mirfield
Medical negligence (more precisely called 'Clinical Negligence') is where there has been a failure to carry out a responsibility by a doctor, GP, surgeon or other healthcare provider. Quittance's panel of lawyers covering Mirfield have helped Claimants with claims brought against healthcare providers including Dewsbury and District Hospital, Halifax Road, Dewsbury, WF13 4HS.
Mirfield serious injury compensation
The Quittance team understand the vital change an injury claim will make to people whose lives have been impacted by serious injury.
Our panel of specialist solicitors work hard for the maximum compensation for major injuries, which includes compensation for medical treatment and care costs.
Slips and trips
Health and Safety data highlight the fact that slips, trips and falls are the most prevalent cause of injury at work in West Yorkshire and the UK as a whole. These types of accident are typically the initiators of accidents attributed to other causes such as being struck by machinery or a drowning accident. Public place (Kirklees local authority) compensation claims for injuries like broken toes suffered on obstructed pathways are also quite prevalent with incidents having occurred on Huddersfield Road and on Huddersfield Rd.
Mirfield No Win, No Fee Expert Solicitors
Solicitors looking after claims in Mirfield and West Yorkshire generally act on the basis of a Conditional Fee Agreement. The CFA prevents your lawyer from billing you for any legal costs if the case is lost.
100% No Win, No Fee
No Win, No Fee should mean that there will be absolutely no hidden fees and you will not have to pay anything if you lose your claim. With Quittance's No Win, No Fee, there is no risk of being charged extra costs and there is no catch in the small print whatsoever. Read more about 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.
Get more information
Before you instruct your solicitor you should arm yourself with information about the process. This will help you make the best decision for you.
Find additional information without having to pick up the phone. Read more frequently asked questions here.
Start a claim for compensation
Phone an injury lawyer on 0800 612 7456 or 0333 344 6575 to make your personal injury claim, or you can start your claim here.
If you would like to discuss your options or need a specific question answered before making a decision, phone us on 0800 612 7456 or request a callback at a more convenient time.