By Olivia Fitzpatrick. Last updated 1st September 2021. If you’ve been injured as a result of a third party’s negligence, you could be able to make a personal injury claim against them. If you have valid grounds to seek compensation, our accident claims solicitors Hinckley could help you get the payout you deserve.
Accident Claims UK helps people across the country to claim compensation through excellent accident claims solicitors. What makes Accident Claims UK a cut above the rest? Our solicitors have up to thirty years of experience handling personal injury claims for compensation. What’s more, we offer all of our clients the option to make a no win no fee claim and will always push to win you the maximum amount of compensation that your claim could be worth.
What sort of personal injury claims in Hinckley can we cover? If you have been injured because of a road accident in Hinckley which was not your fault, such as a bus accident, cyclist accident, or a car accident you could be entitled to make a road accident compensation claim.
Whether you wish to claim for an accident at work, a road traffic accident, a public place accident, medical negligence or a violent crime, our excellent accident claims lawyers could help you. If you were injured by another party that owed you a duty of care and your injuries resulted due to the negligent action you may have grounds to pursue a compensation claim.
How do you get started on your accident claim in Hinckley? Contact Accident Claims UK for your free consultation. If you are entitled to claim compensation we will provide you with a no win no fee solicitor to handle your case. We can also give you accident claims advice. Call us today on 0800 073 8801 or use our online accident claims form to contact us to begin your personal injury claims process today.
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If you were owed a duty of care by another party, and the party acted negligently, causing an accident that resulted in your becoming injured or ill, you could be entitled to make an accident claim for compensation. To make a claim, you may want to use an accident claims solicitor to handle your case. Accident Claims UK has a team of legal professionals that work in the field of personal injury. They are also referred to as personal injury solicitors or personal injury lawyers.
We have created this guide for people who live in Hinckley and wish to claim compensation for an accident in Hinckley or elsewhere. In this guide we will look at common reasons why people make personal injury claims, explain the benefits of using a no win no fee solicitor and will answer some frequently asked questions about finding an accident claims solicitor, and the accident compensation claim process.
Accident Claims UK offers a free personal injury claims consultation to anyone looking to make an accident claim in Hinckley. We are not based in the Hinckley area but advancements in telecommunication can cover all areas of the country. Call us today and if you are entitled to claim, we can provide you with a no win no fee solicitor to handle your case.
We will now look at some common examples of accident claims.
Road users have a duty of care towards all other road users. Therefore if you were involved in a car accident or another road traffic accident in Hinckley that was not your fault, you could be entitled to claim compensation for your injuries from the party responsible.
Whether you were injured because of a car accident, bike accident, lorry accident, or any other sort of accident that was not your fault, you could be entitled to claim compensation for your injuries. Call Accident Claims UK today to enquire about making a no win no fee claim for a road traffic accident in Hinckley.
Unfortunately, slip and trip accidents are one of the most common reasons why people make claims for accident compensation. Slipping and tripping accidents can occur because of hazardous floorings such as loose carpet or a missing tile, spillages on the floor, or a broken railing that comes away under someone’s weight.
You could possibly claim compensation for tripping on the pavement if your accident was caused by uneven or broken pavement or compensation for tripping at work if there was a trip hazard in your workplace. Call Accident Claims UK about claiming compensation for a slipping or tripping accident today.
According to the Health and Safety Executive (HSE), injuries at work, are more common than you might think. In the years 2017/18 there were 71,062 reported accidents at work, in the United Kingdom. The number of self-reported accidents was 555,000.
Your employer has a legal duty of care towards you. This means that they must provide you with a safe work environment as much as they reasonably can. If you work in a potentially dangerous environment (for example you work in a laboratory with hazardous substances), your employer is supposed to apply control measures to minimise the risk.
If your employer neglects their duty of care to you and you are injured as a result, you could be entitled to claim compensation for your injuries.
In this section are some figures relating to people injured at work in Hinckley. These statistics cover the years from 2013 and 2014, through to 2017 and 2018.
Updated September 2021.
|Location||Total - non fatal injuries||Total - non fatal injuries per 100,000 workers||Fatal injuries|
|Hinckley and Bosworth||114||392||1|
In some circumstances, you can claim compensation if you were injured because of a criminal assault. For example, if you were assaulted in a pub in an unprovoked attack you may be eligible for compensation.
There is a Government organisation or led-run scheme that compensates those injured due to violent crime. The Criminal Injuries Compensation Authority (CICA) compensates those injured by a criminal act. They have their own criteria so it is vital that you familiarise yourself with their policies if you are looking to make such a claim.
If you’ve been injured in a public space, such as a park, pavement or shop, you could be entitled to claim. This is providing that it was caused due to failure to comply with health and safety legislation.
Whether the public place was managed by Hinckley & Bosworth Borough Council, or a private landowner, you could be entitled to make a public injury claim for compensation for an accident which was caused due to a breach in the duty of care owed that resulted in an avoidable injury. Call Accident Claims UK today, our panel of accident claims solicitors could handle your public injury claim.
If you have been injured, made ill or had your existing medical condition made worse because of clinical negligence, you could be entitled to claim clinical negligence compensation for your injuries. Clinical negligence (also known as medical negligence or medical malpractice) is when a medical practitioner delivers substandard care to a patient, unnecessarily injuring them as a result.
For example, a dentist might extract the wrong tooth, or a doctor may prescribe a patient the wrong medicine, having harmful results. Our panel of accident claims solicitors covering Hinckley can help you to claim clinical negligence compensation for your injuries. Call us today, to begin your medical negligence claim.
If you have been injured or ill because of an accident that was not your fault in Hinckley, you could be entitled to claim compensation for your injuries. At Accident Claims UK we give all claimants the option to make a no win no fee claim. For many people, this is the less stressful option for making a compensation claim. Making a no win no fee claim means that your solicitor agrees to a Conditional Fee Arrangement (CFA). This means that they will only charge you a fee if you win your claim for compensation.
For many of our clients, a no win no fee claim is the less stressful way to claim, as you are not taking a gamble with finances by making non-refundable payments upfront. What’s more, because you don’t have to pay an upfront fee, it’s more affordable for many of our clients. To learn more about making a no win no fee claim, call us today.
Remember, if you’ve been injured because of an accident that wasn’t your fault, Accident Claims UK could help. Why trust our panel of personal injury solicitors to handle your claim? They have up to three decades of experience handling claims like yours and always push to win their clients the maximum amount of compensation that they are entitled to.
For free accident claims advice contact us today to speak to one of our well-informed advisors. We can talk to you in-depth and if we believe that you are entitled to claim, we will provide you with a no win no fee solicitor to handle your case. If you have legitimate grounds to make an accident claim, call us today to begin your claim for accident compensation.
What types of damage could I be compensated for?
Being injured or made ill, can have a negative effect on your bank balance as well as your health and well being. In addition to claiming general damages for your suffering, you could also claim special damages to recover the financial standing you had prior to your injury. For example, you may have had to miss work and suffered a loss of earnings as a result. Similarly, you may have had to pay out of pocket for medical expenses and the like. Here are some examples of injury-related costs that could be recovered through special damages:
- Medical expenses, like private treatment not offered by the NHS
- Loss of earnings or bonuses, including loss of future earnings
- Travel expenses for appointments related to your injury
- Adaptation to property, such as the installation of a stairlift
- Care costs, including gracious care provided by loved ones
How much compensation could I be entitled to?
The important thing to remember when discussing compensation is that every case is unique. Therefore, there is no such thing as an average payout. With this in mind, if you’re interested in seeing how much compensation you could be entitled to, we have a team of specialist advisors on hand to provide you with a free consultation. By providing a few details about your case, they can tell you whether you could have valid grounds to claim and how much it could potentially be worth.
How are claims valued?
Generally speaking, the more suffering you endured as a result of third-party negligence, the more compensation you could be entitled to. Whether you experienced physical injuries, psychological damage or financial losses, these are all types of damage that could be compensated as part of a personal injury claim.
Is there a time limit for me to claim?
Yes, personal injury claims are time-limited. Typically, claimants have 3 years to begin making their claim, otherwise, they may no longer be eligible for compensation. This limitation period usually begins from the date of the incident in question or the date that the claimant realised that their suffering was a result of third-party negligence.
- Reporting Accidents, Incidents And Diseases
- Hinckley & Bosworth Borough Council
- Nuneaton County Court
- Leicestershire Police
- Road Traffic Accident Claims – A Guide To Claiming Compensation
- How Much Can I Claim For A Pedestrian Accident?
- A Guide To Head Injury Compensation Claims – How Much Compensation Can I Claim?
Thank you for reading our guide. If you’d like to make a claim for yourself, please don’t hesitate to get in touch with our accident claims solicitors Hinckley today.
Article by HC Edited by Mel.