Do you live in or around Maidenhead? Are you currently seeking an accident claims solicitor covering Maidenhead? If you have been involved in an accident that was caused by negligence or a breach in the duty of care, resulting in personal injury and/ or lasting psychological harm, the organisation, business, public body, or specific individual could be held responsible.
Our accident claims solicitors covering the area of Maidenhead could offer could assist you in making a no win no fee claim for an accident that was caused by the negligence of a third party. For your free consultation with an understanding and experienced legal advisor or our panel of accident claims solicitors, why not contact us for a free no-obligation consultation. For more information, the article below shall outline the different types of claims you could make and how one of our solicitors could assist you with the claims process.
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- Compensation For An Assault Or Criminal Injury
- Accident In A Public Space
- Compensation For Medical Negligence Claims
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An accident claims solicitor is someone who has experience in dealing with compensation claims for injuries that have been sustained as a result of third party negligence. Although we may not have accident claims solicitors based specifically in Maidenhead, they can cover the area with ease.
Our team of solicitors have extensive experience providing support and guidance during the accident claims process. We know that this process can be a challenging time, so our solicitor will gather the supporting evidence relating to your claim, and in doing so, they will also supply you with any guidance you may require during the claims process.
Slips, trips and fall claims are often related to issues in public areas, private property, and the workplace. Those individuals who own or occupy spaces where people visit are obliged to perform a slip, trip, and fall assessment, as they owe a duty of care to the people who frequent the area. For example, the council owe a duty of care to provide safe pathways and roads. A slip, trip, and fall accident can be the result of a lot of varying factors, such as uneven or unstable flooring, trailing cables, spillage, and poorly kept spaces. A slip, trip, and fall assessment is a recommended practice, as it should highlight any avoidable hazards that could have been prevented. If certain trip, slip, and fall hazards are unavoidable, they should be marked as such with the proper equipment or by following the correct procedures. If you believe your accident voids these factors and someone else’s negligence is to blame for your injury, you could be eligible to make a claim for compensation.
Safety has vastly improved a great deal in Britain, and according to government statistics, the number of reported injuries within the workplace has decreased significantly. However, despite these strides in health and safety, an unexpected accident within the workplace can happen depending on a variety of circumstances. Relevant examples include falling debris, defective or dangerous machinery, and insufficient training.
If you have been injured or assaulted in the workplace, our solicitors could assist you in making a claim. It may also be useful to know that your employer is obliged to perform risk assessments, safety equipment training, and to ensure that the work environment is void of hazardous accidents. You can read more information regarding accidents in the workplace here.
An accident in the workplace can be unexpected and sudden. There are a variety of reasons that could contribute to an injury within the workplace. Within the table below, it outlines some of the statistical figures for workplace injuries in Windsor and Maidenhead for the period of 2018 to 2019.
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If you live in Maidenhead and have been involved in a road accident or car collision that wasn’t your fault, our solicitors could help you through the claims process. Road traffic accidents happen on a regular basis in the UK, and in most cases, these incidents can involve minor injuries.
An accident and car collision claim can cover accidents such as a car accident, bike accident or motorcycle accident that was caused by a third party. Such accidents can result in avoidable injuries such as neck, whiplash, back, or spinal issues. It is also worthing noting that it is indeed possible to make a claim against someone who was a pedestrian. To do so, there must be evidence that displays them as the direct cause of your accident, resulting in injury or damages that could have been avoided.
When making a road accident and car collision claim, our solicitors will help gather the evidence you will need when making a claim. However, when involved in a road collision, there are some crucial steps that you should consider;
- Check all of the passengers and everyone involved in the crash
- Call the police and report the incident
- Collect the details of the other driver involved
- Collect the details of any witnesses to the accident
- Seek medical attention for the injuries that you have sustained
These steps can help strengthen your case and be extremely useful. To discover more details regarding these steps, you can find them here. If you believe that you were involved in a car accident or collision that was a direct result of negligence, such as a breach in the duty of care, then our accident claims solicitors covering Maidenhead could help you with a claim.
In addition to a personal injury claim, our solicitors could also assist you when making a claim for criminal injuries. If there has been an assault where negligence was inflicted by another, resulting in harm or injury to you or a loved one, our solicitors covering Maidenhead could help you make a claim.
When making an assault or criminal injury claim, the initial idea can appear daunting. Reliving your trauma is never going to be an easy experience, but we could assist you in gaining some closure. If you have suffered psychological or physical injuries that have impacted your life, our solicitors could help you gain compensation for the damage caused. However, the assault must have taken place in England, Scotland or Wales, and there is a two-year window in which you must make the claim.
You could make a successful assault competition claim regardless of the personal convictions, so long as you can prove your injuries are a direct result of an assault. With the Criminal Injury Compensation Authority (CICA), you could receive compensation relating to either physical and/ or psychological injuries.
Claims for accidents in public spaces share similarities to slip, trip and fall accident claims that were previously discussed. Public Space accident claims can be made against the owner or operators of the area in question. Therefore, if a member of the public has suffered an injury in an accident that occurred on private property due to negligence, health and safety issues, or a failure to comply with legislation then they could be liable for your injuries. If the local council owns the area where your accident occurred then you could make a claim against them. As you can see, making a claim of this nature is complex, therefore we suggest that you use the services of our solicitors to assist you when making your claim.
Medical negligence, often referred to as clinical negligence, is the process in which a medical error, mistake, or insufficient care has resulted in an injury, illness, or the worsening of a condition as a result of a medical professional’s actions or omissions. Errors such as these could have a life-changing impact on your daily routine, resulting in difficult consequences and implications. This can include both physical and psychological conditions, covering post-traumatic stress disorder, anxiety, and depression.
You can read further information about the different types of clinical negligence claims regarding Maidenhead here.
If you are looking for a no win no fee accident claims solicitor covering the Maidenhead area to handle your claim, we can provide you with one. Our solicitors are always happy to offer their clients with a no win no fee agreement. This means if your claim is valid but unsuccessful, your solicitor will not charge you a fee for their time or services.
If your accident compensation claim is indeed successful and compensation is awarded, your no win no fee solicitor will then proceed to take a percentage of the compensation for their services. When making a no win no fee claim, the maximum fee a solicitor can take from your awarded compensation is 25%. This process is something both you and your personal injury solicitor will discuss in greater detail in the beginning stages where you will sign a document which is also known as a Conditional Fee Agreement (CFA).
If you wish to discuss the accident claims process or require accident claims advice from one of our accident solicitors, then please call us on 0800 0738 801. Alternatively, you may also fill in one of our contact forms, and we shall be in touch with you as soon as possible.
When making an accident claim, there might be a variety of questions you are wanting to ask. Below you will find a collection of the most frequently asked question regarding accident claims.
Could I Make A Compensation Claim?
If you have suffered an injury due to somebody else’s negligence that ultimately resulted in physical or psychological injuries, our highly experienced team could help you gain compensation for your claim.
Could I Claim Compensation With A Solicitor Outside Maidenhead?
Thanks to the advancements of technology, the location of your solicitor isn’t directly important. Our panel of accident solicitors can cover accident claims in Maidenhead without being based in the area. So there is no need to search for ‘solicitors near me‘ when beginning the claims process. Communication and arrangements can be achieved through phone calls, texts, email, and the post.
Will I Need A Medical Assessment?
As a part of the accident claims process, you will be required to undergo a medical examination. In doing so, a report shall be produced that will detail information relating to your injuries. To make sure we effectively gather the correct information, we work with a panel of doctors with the medical expertise in the area of your injury. The report shall be completed by an impartial doctor, and the findings will be used as the basis of your evidence. Local medical professionals in the Maidenhead area include;
Maidenhead Physio & Sports Injury Clinic Viking House,
Phillip Coleridge Smith,
The Bridge Clinic, Bridge Road,
Holiday Inn Slough Windsor,
1 Church Street,
This guide will have outlined the relevant information regarding a variety of circumstances in relation to Maidenhead. Below, we have provided some additional resources which may be of use.
- Health And Safety – Reporting of Accidents, Incidents, and Diseases.
- Thames Valley Police – Reporting a Crime
- Slough Court – Locating your County Court and Family Court
- Accidents At Work – How much can I Claim?
- Assault In The workplace – Can I Claim Compensation?
- Pedestrian Accidents – Could I Claim After Being Involved in a Pedestrian Compensation?
Article by MB.
Edited by CK