Updated: Sunday, 31st July 2016
No matter whether you live in Walkden or anywhere in the country, our experienced injury lawyers can handle your claim and we will always arrange a medical report at a medical centre near you.
Making a claim
Claims for compensation must be made within 3 years of the date you were injured or learned of your injury in most cases.
In order to win a Walkden personal injury case, it must be proven that:
- 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
How do you find the best no win no fee personal injury lawyer?
Finding the best PI solicitor to help you is an important step towards successfully claiming the most compensation.
With over 100 offices within a 25 radius of Walkden (according to the SRA website), how can you make certain you select the best one for your case?
Do you have to choose a law firm in Walkden?
You do not need to pick a personal injury solicitor near you.
Medical examinations will usually need to be conducted locally. Quittance's national medical network 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.
Solicitor reviews in Walkden - What to consider
Talking to a solicitor about your case is an easy way to identify whether they are a good fit. Before you call, checking personal injury solicitor reviews should give you a much better idea of the level of service on offer, and the factors that matter most to you.
Compensation is restricted by the expenses you have incurred and by guidelines set out by the Judicial College. Experience can also have an impact on the amount of compensation your solicitor will be able to negotiate. Get more information about how much you can claim.
What kinds of cases does Quittance conduct?
It is possible to claim compensation for a broad range of injuries in Walkden. Quittance can help with injuries and medical conditions including:
Slip, trip and fall accidents
Official data underline the fact that employee slips, trips and falls continue to be the most prevalent cause of injury at work in Greater Manchester. They are frequently connected to accidents incorrectly attributed to other causes like being struck by machinery or a lake drowning accident. Public place (Salford local authority) accident claims injuries like sprained wrists suffered on poorly maintained roads are also quite prevalent with slips having happened in the area.
Walkden solicitors for serious injury compensation claims
The lasting effect serious and catastrophic injury has will be acknowledged by Courts when determining what a claim is worth. Compensation will ease the financial load and take the pressure off a Claimant enabling them to focus on recovery. Our network of law firms have aided families claim compensation for many chronic conditions and catastrophic injuries. Injuries referred to as serious include poisoning and back injuries.
Road traffic accidents in Walkden
Quittances panel of expert no win, no fee lawyers have vast experience in obtaining the highest awards for people who have been injured in a car accident in Walkden.
Accidents involving all vehicles in Walkden are relatively frequent. Official statistics show a total of 537 accidents (467 slight accidents, 65 serious accidents and 5 fatal accidents) in 2013 in Salford local authority area. In 2014 accidents increased to 549. Incidents in Walkden in 2013 included car crashes on the slip road of the M61 and A666 roundabout and on the dual carriageway of the M60 and A580 slip road.
We have helped people injured in an accident, from office workers to travel agents, to claim maximum compensation. Accident at work data in the Salford local authority are published under regulations by the Health and Safety Executive:
|RIDAGGR reported work accidents in Salford Local Authority||2011/12||2012/13||2013/14|
|Exposed to explosion||0||1||1|
|Fire related (e.g. burns)||0||2||2|
|Harmful substance exposure (e.g. perchlorate)||10||4||3|
|Fall from height||27||20||28|
|Animal related (e.g. livestock)||2||3||3|
|Slip, trip, fall same level||128||91||90|
|Struck by moving vehicle||8||1||9|
|Struck by object||34||22||22|
|Trapped by something collapsing||0||0||2|
Clinical negligence in Walkden
Medical negligence, which is now more accurately referred to as 'Clinical Negligence', is the term for when an injury or illness results from a failing by a healthcare professional. Quittance's panel of personal injury lawyers covering Greater Manchester and Walkden have handled medical negligence cases filed against private and NHS hospitals including Royal Bolton Hospital, Minerva Road, Farnworth, Bolton, BL4 0JR.
Injury solicitors can help Claimants with securing compensation for diverse industrial illnesses including anything from Noise induced hearing loss (NIHL) to PCB exposure.
How No Win, No Fee personal injury solicitors take care of compensation claims in Walkden
In the event that your claim is not won, a No Win, No Fee agreement between you and the solicitor means that the solicitor's fees will not be charged. Were you to win, the legal fees are settled by the other party or their insurance company.
Will the Claimant have to pay extra fees?
No Win, No Fee means there are no hidden fees and there is nothing to pay if the claim is unsuccessful. With a No Win, No Fee, you will never risk losing out.
Click here to learn more about about Quittance's No Win, No Fee.
How to proceed
Whether you are ready to start you claim now or are simply looking for more information, Quittance can help.
Get more information
Quittance provide clear answers to help people affected by injury choose whether to start an injury claim.
Find answers to common questions asked by people looking for claims advice on our frequently asked questions page.
Get a claim for compensation started
Once you are ready to proceed, you can begin the claim for compensation by calling 0800 612 7456 or with our online contact form here.
If you would like a specific question answered or would like additional information about how much your claim could be worth, call 0800 612 7456 or request a callback at a time that suits you.