Whether you are based in Whitefield or anywhere else in England or Wales, our experienced injury solicitors can help with your claim and we will arrange a medical assessment at a medical centre near you.
Have I got a personal injury claim?
Updated: September 13, 2016
If you suffered an injury in the last 3 years and a third party was at fault, our expert solicitors can assist you with a compensation claim.
Qualifying for personal injury compensation
Personal injury claims should, in most cases, be made within 3 years of an injury.
In order to win a Whitefield personal injury case, your lawyer must demonstrate 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.
In all cases, answers and invaluable guidance will be provided by a brief, no-obligation consultation with an injury lawyer.Back to top
Calculate my compensation
The amount of financial compensation you are likely to receive is calculated with reference to Judicial College Guidelines. Our online injury calculator gives you a realistic idea of your potential damages award.Back to top
Road traffic accident claims in Whitefield
Road accidents involving cars, motorbikes and all other vehicles in Whitefield are common. Official statistics reveal a total of 361 accidents (309 slight accidents, 49 serious accidents and 3 fatal accidents) in 2013 in Bury local authority district. By 2014 total accidents had decreased to 332. Accidents in the Whitefield area in 2013 included collisions on the single carriageway of the A56 and A6053 crossroads and on the dual carriageway of the A665 and A56 junction.
Quittance's panel of qualified personal injury solicitors have years of experience in securing maximum awards for people injured in a car or motorbike crash in Whitefield.
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Work accident claims in Whitefield
We have handled claims for Claimants, from catering assistants to television production assistants, to claim maximum compensation for their injuries. Work injury information for the Bury local authority are detailed under the Reporting of Injuries, Diseases and Dangerous Occurrences Regulations (RIDDOR) by the HSE excerpted below:
|Workplace accidents in Bury Local Authority (RIDAGGR)||2011/12||2012/13||2013/14|
|Machinery related injury||7||7||6|
|Exposed to explosion||0||1||0|
|Fire related (e.g. scars)||1||0||0|
|Harmful substance exposure (e.g. arsenic poisoning)||4||2||3|
|Fall from height (scaffolding)||26||15||10|
|Injured by an animal||1||0||0|
|Lifting and carrying||78||44||63|
|Slip or trip||65||60||69|
|Hit by vehicle||13||1||4|
|Struck by object||22||17||18|
|Crushed by something collapsing||0||1||1|
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Other claims handled by Quittance
Whitefield experts for serious injury claims
The impact of serious and catastrophic injury will be recognised by solicitors and insurers when determining what a claim is worth. The Quittance team fight to achieve maximum compensation for severe injuries, which includes damages for long-term medical treatment and care costs.
Our panel of solicitor firms have aided people collect compensation for numerous catastrophic injuries and chronic conditions. Injury and illness categorised as serious include brain tumours, radiation exposure and amputation.
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Solicitors can help Claimants with securing compensation for industrial illness including anything from Noise induced hearing loss (NIHL) to toluene exposure.
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Slip and trip accidents
Official statistics show that employee slips and trips are the single most frequent cause of injury at work in Greater Manchester. They are sometimes lead to injuries classified under another heading like being hit by hand tools in use or a drowning accident. Public place negligence claims injuries such as bruised legs experienced on obstructed pathways are also quite common with pavement trips having occurred recently.
Clinical negligence in Whitefield
When a patient sustains an injury or illness due to a doctor or other medical professional's carelessness, it may be possible to claim compensation for medical negligence. Our specialist panel of injury lawyers can help you make a claim against the NHS hospital or clinic that was at fault.
If you are just looking for a better understanding of events instead of injury compensation, you could follow the NHS complaints procedure. To follow the formal NHS complaints process against Manchester University NHS Foundation Trust, for example, you can write to Cobbett House, Oxford Road, Manchester, Greater Manchester.
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Whitefield No Win, No Fee Solicitors
No win, no fee' means that there will be no legal fees to pay if your claim is unsuccessful. Our national network of no win, no fee solicitors cover Whitefield and the whole of the UK.
For more information, see No win, no fee injury claims.Back to top
Meet the team
The national network of QLS solicitors carry out the legal work for all types of claim in Whitefield, from fast track whiplash cases to life-changing injury. Our solicitors are selected on the basis of their track record in winning cases and their years of specialist experience.
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How much experience do you have of handling claims in Whitefield?
Quittance is a national panel of results-focussed personal injury lawyers that assists claimants in Whitefield, Greater Manchester and throughout the UK, get compensated for their injuries.
Our specialist solicitors have helped 100's of claimants throughout Greater Manchester seek compensation for a range of injury circumstances, including car accidents and building site accidents.
With a first-rate claims record, we make the claim process as convenient and stress-free as possible. Local medical appointments, convenient home appointments (if required) and specialist advice, means the claims process does not have to take over your life.Back to top
Can I get 100% No Win, No Fee?
If your claim is not successful, our No Win, No Fee policy covers 100% of your legal fees. This takes the financial risk out of making a claim.
How to choose the best personal injury lawyer for you
Identifying the most suitable solicitors' practice for your legal matter is the most important step towards getting the most compensation for your injuries.
With over 100 solicitors offices within 25 miles of Whitefield, what is the best way to ensure you instruct the most appropriate one to work with?
Look into Whitefield solicitor reviews
The quality of legal advice provided by injury lawyers, as with any service, vary considerably.
Reading reviews can certainly help build a picture if you are thinking about which solicitor to act for you.
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Compensation is restricted by the expenses you have incurred and by set recommended 'general damages' depending on the nature of the injury. Experience can also have an impact on the amount of compensation your solicitor will be able to negotiate. Find out more here.
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 scarring could vary between ?6,050 and ?18,370 (based on 2015 market research).
The key issue to be aware of is how much of your compensation will be taken to cover these fees.
Are Whitefield Claimants restricted to only local lawyers?
The majority of large firms operate across the country, allowing Claimants to make a choice based on factors including level of success fees charged and quality of service.
In general, the only aspect that will need to be performed locally is the medical exam. This exam provides necessary medical evidence to support your claim, and is carried out in partnership with a member of our national network of medical professionals.
Your lawyer will arrange for a medical practitioner in your area to conduct your medical.
Rakhi Chauhan secures £80,000 following a road collision with a lorry
The victim was forced off the road when a lorry driver fell asleep at the wheel.
Kevin Walker obtains £80,000 for a construction worker's catastrophic hand injury
The worker also recieved trauma-specialist physiotherapy, welfare advice and state-of-the-art prostheses.