Whether you are based in Standish or anywhere in the country, our experienced lawyers are able to assist with your claim and we will always set up a medical assessment at a centre near you .
Have I got a compensation claim?
If you were injured in an accident in the last three years and someone else was responsible, our panel of award-winning solicitors can help you make an injury claim.
Elligibility to make a personal injury claim
Claims should be made within three years of the date the accident occurred or you learned of the injury in most cases.
In the majority of cases, a successful compensation claim involves three components. It must be proven on the balance of probabilities that:
- a duty of care was owed
- that the duty was breached
- the breach was the cause of the injury or illness
In all cases, answers and useful advice will be provided by a brief, no-obligation consultation with an Standish injury lawyer.Back to top
How much can I claim?
The amount of compensation that you are likely to be awarded depends on a number of factors. Our online calculator gives an accurate estimate of the compensation you could get for your injuries.Back to top
Work accident claims in Standish
Quittance has assisted claims for claimants, from construction workers to surveyors, to claim compensation from their employer. Work accident figures in the Wigan local authority collated under RIDDOR by the Health and Safety Executive:
|Work accidents in Wigan Local Authority (RIDAGGR)||2011/12||2012/13||2013/14|
|Harmful substance exposure (e.g. exposure to Teflon fumes)||10||3||5|
|Fall from height||21||22||28|
|Animal related (e.g. veterinary)||0||1||1|
|Slip, trip or fall (not from height)||121||98||86|
|Hit by vehicle||7||12||5|
|Struck by object||46||30||36|
|Trapped by something collapsing||2||1||3|
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Road traffic accident claims in Standish
Road traffic accidents involving vehicles in Standish are relatively frequent with 4 fatal accidents, 61 serious accidents and 400 slight accidents in 2013 in Wigan (Total events were 465 local authority area. In 2014 the total had decreased to 448.
Quittance's network of specialist no win, no fee personal injury lawyers are experienced in achieving maximum compensation for anyone who has been hurt in a road accident in Standish.
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Clinical and medical negligence in Standish
Clinical negligence (medical negligence) describes when a patient is injured or becomes ill as the result of the carelessness of a doctor or other medical professional. If you have been affected by clinical negligence, Quittance's panel of expert clinical negligence solicitors can help you claim compensation from the NHS trust or private clinic responsible.
If you just want closure instead of injury compensation, you could make a formal complaint. To make a complaint against Manchester University NHS Foundation Trust, for example, you can write to Cobbett House, Oxford Road, Manchester, Greater Manchester.
For more information: No win, no fee medical negligence claims
The Courts recognise that a serious injury can have a life-changing impact on an injured person and their dependants. We fight hard for the maximum compensation for severe injuries, including reimbursement for physiotherapy and treatment.
For more information: No win, no fee serious injury claims
Slip and trip injuries
Official figures expose the fact that employee slips and trips continue to be the most common cause of injury in the Greater Manchester workplace. These types of accident are typically forerunner to accidents categorised as another type of accident such as being hit by an object falling from a machine, when supporting another person or a fire related accident. Public liability cases for injuries such as sprained arms happening on poorly maintained roads are also quite common with recent falls having happened recently.
Solicitors can assist with claiming work related compensation for a multitude of industrial illnesses including anything from workplace cancer to pesticide poisoning.
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Standish No Win, No Fee Solicitors
If you are worried about the cost of making a claim, choosing a 'no win, no fee' solicitor means that no legal fees will be due if your claim is not successful. Our solicitors work on a guaranteed no win, no fee basis in Standish and throughout the UK.
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Meet our team
Quittance's nationwide panel of solicitors take on all types of compensation claims in Standish and including short-term, serious and life-changing injury claims. Chosen on the basis of their track record in recovering compensation, our lawyers have years of dedicated experience recovering compensation for their clients.
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How much experience do you have of winning claims in Standish?
Quittance Legal Services is a national panel of award winning solicitors that helps claimants in Standish, Greater Manchester and across the country, get the best possible compensation settlement.
In 2017, we have helped hundreds of claimants in Greater Manchester seek compensation for a range of injury circumstances, from car accidents to accidents in the workplace.
Local medical appointments, home visits (where necessary) and experienced claims specialists, make the claims process as easy and stress-free as possible.Back to top
Frequently asked questions
Does Quittance offer 100% No Win, No Fee
If your claim is not successful, our No Win, No Fee policy covers 100% of your legal fees. This means that there is no financial risk in making a claim.
How to find the right personal injury lawyer for your compensation claim
Identifying a suitable lawyer to represent you is your most important step towards getting the most compensation for your accident.
What is the best way to make certain you select the best legal practice to represent you?
Standish personal injury solicitor reviews
The standards of communication and advice offered by lawyers can vary enormously.
Online reviews can help build a picture when considering which solicitor best serves your needs.
The difference in the level of success fees and After the Event (ATE) insurance premiums charged by law firms working on No Win No Fee agreements is considerable.
As an example the amount retained by a claimant accepting a settlement of ?10,487 for a fractured forearm could conceivably vary from ?6,292 to ?8,914.
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Do I need to instruct a local legal firm ?
The whereabouts of the solicitor is not so relevant as injury cases can be run remotely.
You will need to select a solicitors practice that has national medical centres as you will almost always be expected to go to a medical examination.
Rakhi Chauhan secures £80,000 following a road collision with a lorry
The victim was forced off the road when a lorry driver fell asleep at the wheel.
Kevin Walker obtains £80,000 for a construction worker's catastrophic hand injury
The worker also recieved trauma-specialist physiotherapy, welfare advice and state-of-the-art prostheses.