Updated: Monday, 5th September 2016
No matter whether you are based in Normanton or anywhere else in England or Wales, our experienced solicitors are able to help with your claim and we will arrange a medical at a medical centre near your home.
Making a personal injury claim
Personal injury claims must, in most cases, be made within three years.
In order to win a Normanton personal injury case, your solicitor must prove:
- You were owed a duty of care by the Defendant
- That duty was breached by the Defendant
- The Defendant's breach caused your injury or illness
In all cases, answers and invaluable guidance will be given on a short, no-obligation phone consultation with an expert solicitor.
Finding the best no win no fee personal injury solicitor
Identifying a suitable injury solicitor for your legal matter is your most important step towards getting the best compensation settlement for your accident.
How do you make certain you instruct the best one to instruct?
The difference in success fees and After the Event (ATE) insurance premiums between law firms working on Conditional Fee Agreements is quite surprising.
E.g. the amount of financial compensation retained by an injured person agreeing on a settlement of £6,093 for a minor head injury can vary from £3,656 to £5,179.
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Normanton solicitor reviews
Levels of service provided by solicitors can differ.
Speaking to friends or relatives or reading reviews can certainly be a good place to start if you are trying to decide which solicitor best serves your needs.
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Will I have to choose a lawyer near me?
You do not need to select a solicitor near you.
Medical exams will usually need to be conducted locally. Quittance's national network of medical professionals will assist with this critical stage of the claims process.
Your lawyer will arrange for a medical practitioner in your area to conduct your medical.
What types of claims for compensation do you handle in Normanton?
Quittance's network of solicitors assist individuals receive compensation for a broad range of injury and illness.
Road traffic accidents (RTA) in Normanton
Quittances network of best of breed legal advisors have years of experience in negotiating optimum awards for people hurt in a car or motorbike crash in Normanton.
Accidents involving cars, motorbikes and other vehicles in Normanton are relatively common. Official statistics reveal a total of 917 accidents (767 slight accidents, 140 serious accidents and 10 fatal accidents) in 2013 in Wakefield local authority area. By 2014 accidents increased to 922.
Clinical negligence in Normanton
Medical negligence - which is now correctly referred to as clinical negligence - is when an injury or illness results from a failure to carry out a responsibility on the part of a healthcare professional. Our panel of injury solicitors covering West Yorkshire and Normanton have helped Claimants with negligence cases filed against local hospitals including Castleford Normanton and District Hospital Wakefield, Lumley Street, Castleford, WF10 5LT.
Slips and trips
Officially recorded statistics demonstrate that employee slips, trips and falls are the single most prevalent cause of accidents leading to injury in the West Yorkshire workplace. Slips, trips and falls are sometimes lead to injuries recorded in another category e.g. being hit by a falling object or a quarry drowning accident. Public place (Wakefield local authority) claims for injuries such as fractured ankles suffered on pavement cracks are also quite prevalent with recent trips having happened on Queen Elizabeth Drive and on Castleford Rd.
The Quittance team recognise the vital difference injury compensation will make to the lives of people whose lives have been affected by serious and catastrophic injury. By limiting the financial stress catastrophic and serious injury puts on an injured Claimant, an injury claim helps them to focus on rehabilitation.
Personal injury solicitors can help with claiming work related compensation for a multitude of industrial illnesses that range from industrial deafness to acute silicosis.
Accidents in the workplace
We have helped Claimants, from catering assistants to network administrators, to claim for their work related injuries. Accident at work statistics in the Normanton local authority are compiled under RIDDOR regulations by the Government excerpted below:
|Work accidents in Wakefield Local Authority (RIDAGGR)||2011/12||2012/13||2013/14|
|Machinery related injury||33||30||24|
|Exposed to fire||1||0||2|
|Harmful substance exposure (e.g. PCB - polychlorinated biphenyls)||16||4||5|
|Fall from height||51||44||42|
|Lifting and handling injuries||253||169||182|
|Slip, trip or fall||220||170||157|
|Struck by moving vehicle||24||18||12|
|Struck by object||107||66||47|
|Trapped by something collapsing||1||4||0|
Normanton No Win, No Fee Specialist Solicitors
Were the compensation claim to be won, the costs for your solicitor must be covered by the losing side. When you lose your injury claim, a No Win, No Fee agreement between you and the solicitor states that you will not have to pay the legal fees.
Quittance's 100% No Win, No Fee guarantee
No Win, No Fee should mean that you will not be out of pocket if you lose your claim. With our 100% No Win, No Fee guarantee, there is no risk of being charged extra costs. Read more about Quittance's No Win, No Fee here
Whether you are ready to start you claim now or are simply looking for more information, Quittance can help.
Get your questions answered
Before you instruct your lawyer you should arm yourself with information about the process. Answers will help you make the right decision.
Find answers to questions on our FAQ page.
Ready to start a injury claim?
Once you are ready to proceed, you can begin the compensation claim by phoning 0800 612 7456 (or 0333 344 6575 from a mobile) or via Quittance's contact form.
If you would like to discuss your options with a solicitor before making a decision, call 0800 612 7456 or request a callback.