Updated: Thursday, 11th August 2016
If you live in Tyldesley or anywhere else in the UK, Quittance can can help with your claim and we will set up a medical at a local medical centre.
Making a claim
Considerable legislation is in place to support injured people who seek compensation, and Quittance's network of specialist solicitors have years of experience advising their clients regarding the strength of their claims.
People who have received a diagnosis of a medical condition or illness such as asbestosis may still be eligible for compensation even where the illness's cause happened years or even decades earlier. In these circumstances, it is the date of diagnosis that matters.
For most claims, making a successful claim involves three components. It needs to be proven that:
- a duty of care was owed
- that the duty was breached
- the breach was the cause of the injury or illness
Starting your claim sooner will enable your lawyer to gather evidence and witness statements.
Choosing the right solicitor for your compensation claim
Finding the most appropriate legal expert to help you is an important step towards obtaining the highest compensation award for your accident.
With approximately 100 offices within a 25 radius of Tyldesley SRA website 2015), how do you make sure you instruct the most appropriate legal practice for your specific circumstances?
Will I need to instruct a local lawyer ?
The whereabouts of the firm are less critical as injury cases can be run by phone and email.
You will need to go with a law firm that offers national medical centres (possibly even home visits) as Claimants will almost always be expected to attend a medical assessment.
Read more - Will I have to attend a medical?
Compensation is restricted by the expenses you have incurred and by guidelines set out by the Judicial College. Your solicitor's experience can impact the level of damages negotiated. Find out more here.
Once a settlement has been agreed, solicitors working on a no win no fee basis will usually charge a success fee and ATE insurance premium. For example, deductions from a Claimant's compensation for a fractured index finger could vary between £7,370 and £9,900 (based on 2015 market research).
Check Tyldesley solicitor reviews
Levels of service provided by solicitors, as with any professional service, can vary.
Reading reviews is a great place to start when considering which solicitor to sign up with.
Read more - Personal injury lawyer reviews
Compensation claims Quittance handles
It is possible to claim compensation for a broad range of injuries in Tyldesley and throughout Greater Manchester. We have helped with injuries and medical conditions including:
Clinical and medical negligence in Tyldesley
Medical negligence - which is more accurately called Clinical Negligence - is the term for when an injury or illness is connected to a failure to carry out a responsibility on the part of a healthcare professional. Our panel of injury lawyers covering Tyldesley have handled legal cases filed against the health service including Leigh Infirmary, The Avenue, Leigh, WN7 1HS.
Road traffic accidents in Tyldesley
Road traffic accidents involving cars, motorcycles and other vehicles in Tyldesley are quite common. Gov. uk statistics show 4 fatal accidents, 61 serious accidents and 400 slight accidents in 2013 in Wigan (Total events were 465 local authority district. By 2014 total accidents had decreased to 448.
Our panel of accredited road traffic accident personal injury lawyers have vast experience in securing optimum settlements for people hurt in a car accident in Tyldesley.
Courts understand that a serious injury will have a life-altering impact on a Claimant. Compensation should lessen the financial load on a Claimant and their dependants so they can focus on recovery and rehabilitation.
Quittance's network of solicitors have aided people recover damages for a wide range of severe conditions and injuries. Injuries and medical conditions categorised as serious and catastrophic range from amputation to asbestosis.
Personal injury solicitors can help Claimants with claiming compensation for industrial illnesses that include anything from chemical poisoning to Vibration White Finger.
Quittance has assisted people, from scaffolding erectors to theatre set designers, to claim compensation from their employer. Work injury statistics for the Wigan local authority made available in accordance with reporting legislation by the Health and Safety Executive in the table below:
|Workplace 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|
Slip, trip and fall injuries
HSE statistics demonstrate that employee slips, trips and falls continue to be the most prevalent accident in the Greater Manchester workplace. Slips, trips and falls are frequently forerunner to accidents classified under another heading e.g. being struck by a falling object, a fall from height or an exposure to an explosion accident. Public place (Wigan local authority) compensation claims for injuries such as torn ligaments experienced on obstructed walkways are also quite prevalent with recent street trips having happened in the area.
How No Win, No Fee injury lawyers take care of compensation claims in Tyldesley
In the event that you lose your compensation claim, a No Win, No Fee agreement between you and the lawyer states that you will not have to pay their fees. Should you win, the legal costs are settled by the losing party or their insurer.
Will there be any hidden fees?
No Win, No Fee should mean that there will be absolutely no hidden fees. With our No Win, No Fee guarantee, there will be no catch hiding in the small print and there is no risk of losing out.
Read more about our No Win, No Fee
What to do next
Whether you are ready to start you claim now or are simply looking for more information, Quittance can help.
Get more information
Quittance offer clear answers to help people affected by injury decide whether to start an injury claim.
Find answers to questions asked by people looking for claims advice on the FAQ page.
Get your compensation claim started
Phone us on 0800 612 7456 (0333 344 6575 from mobiles) to make a compensation claim, alternatively you can begin the claim here.
Quittance's team of personal injury specialists help Claimants every day. If you need more information, you can phone us on 0800 612 7456 or request a no-obligation callback today.