Updated: Tuesday, 2nd August 2016
Whether you live in Walsall or anywhere else in England or Wales, our expert lawyers will assist with your claim and we will always arrange a medical assessment at a medical centre near your home.
Making a claim
Claims for compensation must usually be made within 3 years of an injury.
Considerable legislation exists to provide support for people seeking compensation, and our network of personal injury lawyers have many years of experience giving advice to clients on the strength of their claims.
To win a Walsall personal injury case, your solicitor must prove that the Defendant owed you a duty of care, that this duty of care was breached by the Defendant, and the breach was the cause of your injury.
Starting your claim as soon as possible should enable your solicitor to collect useful supporting evidence.
How do you choose the best no win no fee personal injury solicitor for your needs?
Identifying a suitable solicitors' practice to act for you is an important step towards getting the best compensation award for your illness or injuries.
How can you make certain you select the ideal company to pursue compensation for you?
Will you need to instruct a local Walsall legal firm ?
The location of the law firm is not especially relevant as injury cases are handled remotely.
It is however necessary to go with a law firm that provides medical facilities near Walsall as Claimants will usually have to go to a medical exam.
Compensation is limited to costs you have had to bear as a result of the injury and by set recommended 'general damages' depending on the nature of the injury. Your solicitor's experience can impact the level of damages negotiated. Get more information about how much you can claim.
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 severe arm injuries could vary between £77,715 and £105,875 (based on 2015 market research).
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Compensation claims we handle in Walsall
Quittance's panel of lawyers represent Claimants throughout Walsall whose circumstances resulted in serious injury. Examples of compensatable injuries in Walsall include:
Medical and clinical negligence in Walsall
Medical negligence, more precisely called 'Clinical Negligence', is the legal term a breach of duty on the part of a General Practitioner or any other medical professional. An illustration of this could be a blood clot injury claim. Our panel of personal injury lawyers covering Walsall have helped with legal cases made against infirmaries and hospitals that include Manor Hospital, Moat Road, Walsall, WS2 9PS.
Road accidents in Walsall
Our network of professional no win, no fee lawyers have vast experience in achieving optimum compensation for Claimants hurt in a road accident in Walsall.
Road traffic accidents involving cars, motorbikes and other vehicles in Walsall are relatively common. Police repoetrs reveal that there were a total of 577 accidents (496 slight accidents, 76 serious accidents and 5 fatal accidents) in 2013 in Walsall local authority district. By 2014 total accidents had increased to 730. Accidents in the Walsall region in 2013 included car crashes on the dual carriageway of the A454 and A4148 junction and on the A34 and A4148 roundabout.
Personal injury lawyers can assist with securing compensation for diverse industrial illnesses that range from asbestos related disease to vibration white finger.
Slip and trip injuries
Health and Saftey Executive (HSE) figures emphasise the fact that employee slips and trips are, by some degree, the most prevalent accident in the Birmingham and the Black Country workplace in 2014/15. Slips, trips and falls are frequently lead to accidents categorised as another type of accident like being hit by another person or an electrocution accident. Public place cases for injuries such as sprained arms occurring on obstructed walkways are also quite common with kerb stone trips having happened in the local area.
Quittance recognise the difference compensation will make to severely injured Claimants.
Quittance's team work to get compensation for major injuries, which includes damages for private medical treatment and case costs. Quittance's network of specialist solicitor firms have helped people recover damages for numerous chronic conditions and catastrophic injuries. Injury and illness referred to as serious include head injuries, benzene poisoning and major surgical negligence.
We have handled claims for Claimants, from carpenters to TEFL teachers, to get the compensation they deserve. Injury and illness statistics for the Walsall local authority are detailed in accordance with RIDDOR by the HSE as follows:
|Workplace accidents in Walsall Local Authority (HSE)||2011/12||2012/13||2013/14|
|Electric shock injury||0||1||1|
|Machinery related injury||24||18||9|
|Explosion related (e.g. dust)||0||0||2|
|Harmful substance exposure (e.g. chromium)||1||3||3|
|Fall from height||37||28||21|
|Animal related (e.g. veterinary)||1||2||0|
|Lifting and handling injuries||156||89||96|
|Slip, trip, fall same level||119||118||96|
|Struck by moving vehicle||10||10||5|
|Struck by object||49||44||37|
|Crushed by something collapsing||1||0||3|
How No Win, No Fee personal injury solicitors look after compensation claims in Walsall
Solicitors taking care of injury claims in Walsall work on the basis of a Conditional Fee Agreement (CFA). This is also called a No Win, No Fee agreement. The agreement prevents your solicitor from charging you any legal fees if they are not successful.
Can I get 100% No Win, No Fee
Some solicitors may charge additional fees should the case end prematurely. Using a Quittance solicitor, 100% No Win, No Fee protection is guaranteed, with nothing extra in the small print. Click here to read more about about our No Win, No Fee.
What should you do next?
Whether you are ready to start you claim now or are simply looking for more information, Quittance can help.
Get more information
Before you choose to instruct a lawyer arm yourself with as much information as possible. Information helps you make the best choice for you.
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Start your personal injury claim
If you have made the decision to proceed, you can begin the claim for compensation by phoning 0800 612 7456 (or 0333 344 6575 from a mobile) or via Quittance's online contact form.
Quittance's specialist team look forward to helping you. You can phone 0800 612 7456 or request a free callback today.