Were you injured in an accident that was not your fault?
If you were injured or became ill due to another party's negligence, we're here to help.
How we can help you
Every year, we help hundreds of people in Warrington, Cheshire and across the UK get compensation for:
Am I entitled to make a claim?
The basic criteria for making a claim are that the injury must have occurred:
- in the last three years (limitation) and
- was caused by another party (causation) and
- that party owed you a duty of care (liability).
Are there any other considerations?
Yes. Practically speaking, several other factors can affect whether a successful claim will be possible, such as the accident circumstances, how close to the claim limitation date you are or whether your chosen solicitor believes your claim has a prospect of success.
It costs nothing to find out if you are entitled to injury compensation. Speak to an injury solicitor now on 0800 376 1001. If you prefer, you can check your claim online with our Personal Injury Claim Checker:
The amount of money you could claim for your injury will depend on:
- the extent of your injury, and
- any financial losses or costs you have incurred.
At the start of your claim, your solicitor will consider the many ways your injury has affected your life. Your solicitor will take all of these effects into account to calculate the correct compensation award for you.
This calculation will factor in 'general damages' and 'special damages'.
General damages are awarded for pain, suffering and loss of amenity (PSLA).
Awards for general damages are set by the Judicial College and published in their guidelines for personal injury awards.
Special damages are for financial losses and expenses you have incurred as a result of the accident.
What can I claim for after an injury? (see list)
Examples of special damages (losses you can claim for) include:
- Lost earnings (including future earnings)
- Medical treatment costs
- Travel costs
- Costs of care
- Costs of adapting your home or car
Calculate my injury compensation
Calculating how much compensation you can claim for an injury can be complicated.
Our injury compensation calculator tells you if you may have a claim, how much compensation you could claim, and what you can claim for.
Find out what your injury claim could be worth now:
Warrington road accident claims
Drivers should be able to start a claim for compensation if they have been injured on Warrington's roads because of another party's negligence.
Whether you were injured in a cycling accident, or were hurt in a crash at a junction, the Quittance guide sets out how to make a road accident injury claim.Road accident claims
Work accident claims in Warrington
If you?ve suffered an injury following an accident at work, you may be able to claim financial compensation.
Whether you are a full or part-time employee, or a temp employed via an agency, our work injury claim guide explains your legal rights and how you can make a successful claim.Work accident claims
Other injury claim types
Medical negligence describes when a patient suffers injury or illness due to the lack of care of a GP, nurse or other medical professional. Our specialist panel of injury lawyers can help you make a claim against the trust or private hospital liable for your injury.
Alternatively, you could make a formal complaint if you are only looking for the hospital to explain what happened rather than financial compensation. For example, to make a complaint against North West Boroughs Healthcare NHS Foundation Trust, you can contact Hollins Park Hospital, Hollins Lane, Winwick, Warrington, Cheshire.
For more information: Medical negligence claims
Personal injury solicitors can help claimants with getting compensation for industrial illnesses that range from asbestos related illness to siderosis (welders lung).
For more information: Industrial disease claims
More claim types
We understand the critical change compensation makes to the lives of severely injured claimants. By reducing the financial stress a serious injury puts on an injured person and their family, compensation helps claimants to concentrate on their recovery. Quittance's network of specialist law firms have aided people collect damages for a wide range of catastrophic injuries and chronic conditions. Injuries and illnesses referred to as serious and catastrophic range from cancer to concussion.
For more information: Serious injury claims
Warrington No win, no fee Solicitors
A No Win, No Fee agreement protects injured claimants by ensuring that they will not need to pay any legal fees if their claim is unsuccessful. This agreement is also called a Conditional Fee Agreement or CFA.
Under a CFA, Warrington injury claimants will also not have to pay any fees upfront.
The Quittance No Win, No Fee guarantee
Our No Win, No Fee solicitors have helped injured people in Warrington, Cheshire and throughout the UK make a claim without any financial risk to you.
What do I pay if I win my injury claim?
Your injury solicitor will receive a success fee when they settle your injury claim. This fee is deducted from your final compensation.
By law, a solicitor's success fee can be up to a maximum of 25%, whichever law firm you choose.
You can discuss the success fee percentage with your injury lawyer, before the claim process starts.
What do I pay if I do not win my injury claim?
You will not have to pay any legal fees if your solicitor does not win your injury claim. Your solicitor may take out insurance to ensure there will be nothing to pay.
What should I do next?
Specialist solicitors with an excellent track record of securing injury compensation for claimants.
Your lawyer will work hard to ensure you receive a compensation settlement that accurately reflects the pain, suffering and losses you have incurred as the result of your injury.
If would like to start a No Win No Fee claim, or have any questions at all, speak to us.
We are open 8am to 9pm weekdays, 9am to 6pm on Saturday, and 9.30am to 5pm on Sunday.
Call us FREE 0800 376 1001 or arrange a callback:
if you can claim
to start a claim
Have the solicitors handled many claims in Warrington?
We are a nationwide panel of specialist personal injury solicitors that assists people in Warrington, Cheshire and throughout the country, get compensated for their injuries.
In the last 12 months, we helped hundreds of people across Cheshire get compensation for a range of injury circumstances, including accidents on building sites and motorbike accidents.
With a success rate of over 90%, we offer a service that is as clear and straightforward as possible. Local medical appointments, convenient home appointments (if required) and a team of experts only a phone call away, means you can focus on getting back to where you were before your injury.
Do you work on a 100% No Win, No Fee basis?
Our no win, no fee service means that 100% of your legal fees are covered if your case is not successful. You will not need to pay anything upfront to start a claim.
Do I need to instruct a local Warrington lawyer?
The location of the firm is not relevant as cases are usually handled by phone, post and email.
However, you should choose a law firm with national medical centres as claimants will need to go to a medical assessment.
More details - Do I have to attend a medical?
Compensation is limited to costs you have had to bear as a result of the injury 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.
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 minor Achilles tendon injuries could vary between £5,885 and £10,175 (based on 2015 market research).
Warrington solicitor reviews
Levels of service offered by lawyers, as with any service, can vary significantly.
Researching reviews is a great place to start when trying to decide which solicitor to work with.
Find out more Personal injury solicitor reviews
Can I claim for someone else?
Yes. In certain circumstances, it is possible to claim compensation on behalf of another person in the capacity of a 'litigation friend'.
If an injured person is either too young or vulnerable, too injured or otherwise unable to claim on their own behalf, their litigation friend can handle the claim process on behalf of the injured person.
The litigation friend will be responsible for communicating with the solicitors, and for making decisions in respect of the claim.
Can I claim if I was partly responsible for an accident?
You may still be able to claim compensation even if you contributed to your accident or to your injuries.
However, if you were partly to blame (known as contributory negligence), your compensation may be reduced and it may be more difficult to prove liability.
How long will my claim take?
The length of time needed to secure compensation can vary considerably.
For example, straightforward car accident claims can settle in a matter of weeks, whereas complex medical negligence cases can take years.
Injury claims can also take longer if it is not clear who is responsible for your injury, or if liability is denied by the defendant.
Taken from average case times, this table sets out approximately how long personal injury claims take to settle:
Personal injury claim type
Estimated claim duration*
4 to 9 months
6 to 9 months
12 to 36 months
12 to 18 months
6 to 9 months
3 to 4 months**
12 to 18 months**
**Official Criminal Injuries Compensation Authority (CICA) Government agency and Motor Insurers’ Bureau (MIB) figures.
Will I have to go to court?
Highly unlikely. The vast majority of claims that are settled by the solicitor panel are settled out of court.
Only a very small percentage (approx. 5%) of personal injury claims go to court. Generally, only very complex cases, or those where liability cannot be resolved, end up in court.
Cases that do ultimately go to court are held in front of a judge, not a jury.
Will I have to go to a solicitor's office?
No. You will not need visit a solicitor's office. As with most professional services, it is no longer necessary to meet face to face with your solicitor. Personal injury claims are dealt with via email, post and telephone.
Should you need to have a medical, this will be arranged at a medical centre near you or at your GP's surgery.
Can I get an early compensation payment?
If you suffer financial hardship as a result of an injury, you may be able to claim an interim compensation payment.
An interim payment is a partial settlement of your claim which is paid before your claim is concluded. The amount you receive in interim payments would then be deducted from your final compensation settlement or award.