Updated: Monday, 15th August 2016
No matter whether you live in Westhoughton or anywhere in the UK, we can can manage your claim and we will arrange a medical report at a medical centre near your home.
Making a personal injury claim
Extensive legislation is in place to support Claimants seeking compensation for their injuries, and Quittance's network of personal injury solicitors have many years of experience giving advice to their clients on the likelihood of success.
People who have received a diagnosis of a medical condition or illness such as asbestosis are frequently still able to claim even where the illness's cause happened years or even decades earlier. In such cases, it is the date that you learn of your diagnosis that is important.
Whether compensation is being claimed for a work-related illness or road accident, a successful compensation claim has these key elements. It must be demonstrated that the person or company causing the injury owed you a duty of care, that this duty of care was breached, and this breach caused your illness or injury.
Answers to your questions and useful guidance will be provided by a short, free consultation with an injury lawyer.
How do you select the best no win no fee personal injury solicitor for your needs?
Choosing the most suitable personal injury solicitor for your legal matter is your most important step towards achieving the most compensation.
With approximately 100 offices within 25 miles of Westhoughton SRA website 2015) - what is the best way to make certain you instruct the ideal firm to advise you?
Do I need to instruct a local injury lawyer ?
The location of a solicitors office is not especially critical as injury cases are run by phone, post and email.
You will need to choose a company that provides medical facilities near you as Claimants will need to go to a medical assessment.
The difference in fees between firms is a material consideration for Claimants.
E.g. the amount retained by an injured person accepting a settlement of £55,235 for severe complex regional pain syndrome can vary from £33,141 to £46,949.
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Solicitor reviews in Westhoughton - What to consider
Talking to a solicitor about your case is useful if you have any questions about their approach. 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 cases our network of lawyers handles in Westhoughton
Our network of specialist lawyers assist Claimants receive compensation for a range of injuries.
Personal injury solicitors can help with getting compensation for diverse industrial illnesses including anything from industrial deafness to organophosphate exposure.
Accidents in the workplace
Quittance has assisted claims for injured Claimants, from lathe operators to toxicologists, to claim for their work related injuries. Work injury data for the Bolton local authority collated in accordance with legislation by the Government as follows:
|Work accidents in Bolton Local Authority (RIDAGGR)||2011/12||2012/13||2013/14|
|Fire related (e.g. scars)||1||2||1|
|Harmful substance exposure (e.g. benzene)||6||2||2|
|Fall from height (ladder)||32||11||25|
|Animal related (e.g. livestock)||1||1||1|
|Slip or trip||142||105||96|
|Struck by moving vehicle||9||3||3|
|Struck by object||62||44||36|
|Trapped underneath something||1||1||0|
Medical negligence in Westhoughton
Medical negligence (which is correctly referred to as clinical negligence) is the term used to describe a breach in the duty of care by a medical professional, NHS or private. Our experienced panel of lawyers covering Westhoughton have handled legal action made against healthcare providers including BMI The Beaumont Hospital, Chorley New Road, Lostock, Bolton, BL6 4LA.
Slip, trip and fall injuries
Officially recorded data stress the fact that employee slips and trips are by far the most frequent cause of accidents leading to injury at work in Greater Manchester and the UK as a whole. Slips, trips and falls are frequently related to accidents attributed to other reasons e.g. being hit by hand tools in use, when helping another person or a fire related (burn) accident. Public place legal claims for injuries like sprained wrists occurring on spillages are also common with pavement crack trips having occurred recently.
Road traffic accidents in Westhoughton
Quittances panel of proficient road traffic accident solicitors have a wealth of experience in achieving optimum damages for people injured in a car or motorbike crash in Westhoughton.
Road traffic accidents involving cars, motorcycles and other vehicles in Westhoughton are relatively commonplace. Official statistics reveal 7 fatal accidents, 72 serious accidents and 509 slight accidents in 2013 in Bolton (Total events were 588 council area. By 2014 accidents increased to 632.
Westhoughton solicitors for serious injury claims
The long-term impact of serious and catastrophic injury is recognised by Courts and insurance companies when determining what a claim is worth.
We fight to achieve maximum compensation for major injuries. This includes claiming for physiotherapy and treatment.
Westhoughton No Win, No Fee Expert Solicitors
Were you to be successful, the legal fees must be settled by the losing side. If you lose your claim, a No Win, No Fee agreement with the lawyer confirms that their legal costs will not be charged.
Our No Win, No Fee guarantee
Some solicitors could charge additional fees if they lose your case. With Quittance, 100% No Win, No Fee is assured, with no catches in the small print.
Read more about our No Win, No Fee here
Whether you are ready to start you claim now or are simply looking for more information, Quittance can help.
Get more information
Making the right decision depends on possessing the right information. Get answers to your questions before you choose a lawyer.
Find additional information without having to call a law firm. See more frequently asked questions here.
Start your claim
If you have decided to proceed, you can start your personal injury claim by phoning 0800 612 7456 or using our online contact form.
If you would like further information about the process, request a callback at a convenient time or contact 0800 612 7456.