Updated: Friday, 5th August 2016
Whether you are based in Ulverston or anywhere else in England or Wales, our personal injury solicitors can manage your claim and we will always set up a medical assessment at a medical centre near your home.
Making a claim
Claims for compensation should, in most cases, be made within three years of an injury.
Claimants who have been diagnosed with certain injuries or illnesses such as hand-arm vibration syndrome may still be eligible for compensation even where the cause of the illness occurred years ago. The date of diagnosis is what is important in such circumstances.
In order to successfully win an injury claim, your lawyer must prove that the Defendant owed you a duty of care, that the Defendant breached that duty, and that your injury or illness was caused by that breach.
What factors to consider when locating the best personal injury lawyer
Choosing the most suitable injury lawyer for your case is a critical step towards securing the highest compensation settlement for your accident.
With some over 75 offices within 25 miles of Ulverston, what is the best way to make certain you choose the most appropriate solicitors' practice to take on your case?
Compensation is restricted by the expenses you have incurred and by set recommended 'general damages' depending on the nature of the injury. Your solicitor's experience can impact the level of damages negotiated. Find out more here.
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 elbow injuries causing some long term problems, for example, ranges from £12,650 to £25,850 (based on 2015 market data).
Will I need to instruct a local Ulverston solicitor ?
Going for a local law firm is not so critical as injury cases can be conducted by phone, post and email.
However, you should instruct a company that provides national medical centres as Claimants will need to go to a medical examination.
Read about : Do you have a local medical centre?
Comparing Ulverston personal injury solicitors - online reviews
Different lawyers adopt many different approaches, from sympathetic to strictly professional. Personal injury solicitor reviews are a great resource to compare the approach taken by individual firms.
Personal injury compensation claims Quittance conducts in Ulverston and Cumbria
It is possible to make a claim for a range of injury and illness across Ulverston. We can help with:
We have assisted claims for people, from dental nurses to technical sales engineers, to get the compensation they deserve.
Road accidents in Ulverston
Road traffic accidents involving all vehicles in Ulverston are relatively commonplace with statistics showing a total of 1676 accidents (1437 slight accidents, 212 serious accidents and 27 fatal accidents) in 2013 in Cumbria council area. By 2014 accidents increased to 1,932.
Our panel of no win no fee litigators have years of experience in negotiating maximum settlements for anyone who has been hurt in a car accident in Ulverston.
Slip and trip injuries
Recorded figures demonstrate that employee slips, trips and falls are the most frequent cause of accidents leading to injury at work in Cumbria. Slips, trips and falls are often forerunner to accidents incorrectly attributed to other causes e.g. being hit by an object falling from a vehicle, a carrying injury or an animal related accident. Public liability claims for injuries like sprained wrists sustained on potholes are also quite common with slips having occurred in the local area.
Solicitors can help with getting compensation for industrial illnesses that include anything from asbestos related disease to rubber industry health and safety lapses.
Serious injury lawyers handling compensation in Ulverston
The lasting impact serious injury can have is understood by the Courts when they are calculating compensation. Compensation should ease the financial burden and reduce stress so an injured person so they can focus on rehabilitation.
Clinical and medical negligence in Ulverston
Medical negligence (which is now more correctly called Clinical Negligence) is the term used to describe a breach in the duty of care by a medical provider. Our highly experienced panel of solicitors covering Cumbria and Ulverston have handled medical negligence legal cases brought against healthcare providers including Furness General Hospital, Dalton Lane, Barrow-In-Furness, LA14 4LF.
How No Win, No Fee solicitors look after Ulverston claims
If your injury claim is not successful, a No Win, No Fee agreement (or CFA) with your solicitor states that you will not have to pay their legal fees. If the injury claim is won, your legal fees are covered by the other party.
Will there be extra fees?
Quittance warrant No Win, No Fee means an injured Claimant will never have to pay your solicitor's costs should your injury claim is unsuccessful. Read more about No Win, No Fee here
How to proceed
Whether you are ready to start you claim now or are simply looking for more information, Quittance can help.
Before you instruct arm yourself with as much information as you can. Answers can help you make the right decision for you.
Find more answers before picking up the phone. Read more frequently asked questions here.
Get your claim started
Phone an expert lawyer on 0800 612 7456 (or 0333 344 6575 from a mobile) to commence the claim for compensation. Alternatively, you can start a compensation claim online here.
If you would like to discuss your options with a lawyer or have anything else to ask first, call us on 0800 612 7456 or request a callback.