A Guide To Newcastle-Upon-Tyne Accident Claims
If you have been injured in an accident in Newcastle that wasn’t your fault, whether it was at work, in public or while driving, and you are looking for a personal injury solicitor to help you make an accident claim against those that you feel are responsible then you have come to the right place. Although we may not be based in Newcastle our panel of accident claims solicitors can cover accident claims in Newcastle. This article will list some of the different types of accident claims our personal injury solicitors can assist you in making and how to go about them. Call us at 0800 073 8801 today for more information on how to make a claim.
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- What Is An Accident Claims Solicitor Covering Newcastle?
- Reported Incidents Of An Accident At Work In Newcastle
- Could I Claim For An Accident At Work?
- Could I Claim For An Accident In A Public Place?
- Could I Claim For A Newcastle Road Traffic Accident?
- Could I Claim For An Assault Or Criminal Injury?
- Could I Claim For A Trip, Slip Or A Fall?
- Could I Claim For Medical Negligence?
- No Win No Fee Accident Claims Solicitors Covering Newcastle
- How To Bring A Claim
- FAQs For An Accident Claim Victim
- More Details
An accident claim, or an injury claim, is a claim that a person can make against another person or an organisation, for example such as a business, when that person has suffered an injury which they believe another person was at fault for. These could include for example, an accident at work due to negligent safety practices by an employer, a road traffic accident caused by another driver or illness caused by medical negligence. An accident claims solicitor is a personal injury lawyer who specialises in working with clients bringing accident claims. The responsibilities this includes are; ensuring the validity of the claim before beginning the proceedings; assembling the evidence they need to support your claim and assessing how much compensation you may be entitled to. To see how we can assist you with the latter task, see our websites personal injury claims calculator.
Every year thousands of people are injured at work in the UK as well as hundreds suffering fatal injuries in accidents at work.You can read through the statistics on workplace accidents, injuries and fatalities for the entire UK here. The table below shows the number of accidents, injuries and fatalities at work in Newcastle.
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Our accident solicitors can cover work accident claims in Newcastle. Work accident claims can be brought against an employer when their negligent actions have led to someone being injured, for example if they failed to supply proper safety equipment and proper safety training. There is legislation which outlines the responsibilities of an employer when it comes to ensuring safety in the workplace and they have a duty of care to provide a safe workplace, safety training and safety equipment . If you have suffered and injury as a result of an accident at work which you believe your employer could or should have prevented then you can call or email us for free accident claim advice and to discuss starting an accident claim against your employer. You can also see our personal injury claims calculator for work accident injuries here on our website.
A public place can be either on or in private or public property, it can include things like shopping centers, gyms or swimming pools, or the street or anywhere else that is generally considered to be open to the public. In claims for accidents in public places the accident claim will most likely be brought against either the local authority or the private entity which owns the public land where the accident took place.
If you have suffered a road accident in Newcastle, whether you were driving a vehicle, a passenger, on a bicycle or on foot and you have suffered an injury due to the negligence of another driver or pedestrian, then you have grounds to make an accident claim against those responsible. Our accident claims solicitors include car accident solicitors covering Newcastle. For information on beginning the car accident claim process with our panel of accident claims solicitors or for general car accident claim advice, call us today. You can also see a personal injury claims calculator for road traffic accident claims on our website here.
Our accident claims solicitors covering the Newcastle area can help you with a wide variety of accident claims caused by the negligence of another person or party. But our accident claims solicitors can also help you make claims for harm that was done to you deliberately, such as in a case of assault or criminal accident in Newcastle. You may suffer a range of different injuries as a result of an assault such as broken bones, stab wounds or psychological trauma. You can make an accident claim for these injuries. If you have suffered injuries as a result of an assault in Newcastle then please get in touch with us today via phone or email and our panel of accident claims solicitors can assist you in making a claim for compensation.
According to the government’s health and safety executive’s statistics slips, trips and falls are the most common way for people to be injured at work. Accident claims can be made against private organisations, your employers or a public authority. Your employers, the owner of a certain premises and public bodies have a responsibility to ensure that their property is kept safe from hazards that may cause trips or injuries. For example wet floor signs must be laid out where appropriate and pavements must be maintained to a certain standard. If your accident falls under the slip and fall accident definition then contact us today at 0800 073 8801 or our email address at: email@example.com
Medical negligence is when you, the patient, have suffered harm, injury or illness while being treated or cared for in the medical sector due to the negligence of healthcare professionals with a duty of care. This type of accident claim can be brought against GP’s, dentists, hospital trusts and care homes for such things as cancer misdiagnosis, birth injury trauma, neglect suffered in a residential care home or for contracting an illness or an infection during a stay in hospital such as MRSA. You can read our websites personal injury claims calculator for medical negligence cases here.
Our accident solicitors covering Newcastle accident claims can act as no win no fee solicitors. Under a no win no fee agreement your solicitor will not charge you for their services. If your claim is successful then they will take a portion of the compensation you receive as their payment, the maximum being 25% and they will agree to take no payment at all if your accident claim fails to win any compensation. We recommend many injury victims to take up an offer to work with a no win no fee solicitor as it allows you to make an accident claim without creating a large financial burden for yourself.
To start the process of making an accident claim, or for more information about bringing an accident claim and for free accident claims advice, call our number at 0800 073 8801 , our line is open 24/7. You can also fill out our contact form here for our team to phone you. Alternatively you can e-mail us at firstname.lastname@example.org. Our office is staffed Monday to Friday and our team has a policy of getting back to you within three hours of you sending an e-mail. Before beginning your claim, feel free to read through our personal injury claims calculator to find our out roughly how much money you may be eligible to receive in compensation for your injury.
These questions are some of those most frequently asked by people looking for personal injury lawyers.
How Could A Solicitor Help Me?
Accident Claims UK can offer you a no win no fee accident compensation claim. In addition to proving you with claims without financial obligation on your part, we also offer free legal advice on making accident claims on a no-obligation basis. We always aim to win the maximum amount of compensation possible for our clients as quickly and as efficiently as possible. We also make sure that our clients are kept updated on all developments in their cases at all times. Our phone line for starting a claim or seeking out free legal advice is 0800 073 8801 and operates 24/7. Our team can assist you with important questions you may have about specific legal issues such as how are personal injury claims calculated and flag up potential legal problems such as whether or not your claim falls within the accident claims time limit.
Do I Need To Use A Newcastle Based Solicitor?
You may be tempted to simply google search “compensation solicitors near me” or “accident claims solicitors Newcastle” but there is no need for you to do this, our panel of accident solicitors operate across the United Kingdom and can cover accident claims in Newcastle. It is just as easy to conduct an accident claim via phone or e-mail as it is to conduct the claim by regularly meeting with your accident solicitor face to face.
What Is Involved In A Medical Exam?
A medical exam is an important part of making a claim for accident compensation. A doctor will examine you to assess the harm done to you by the accident. This is done in order to provide you and your personal injury lawyer with the body of evidence they need to support your accident claim. Without having a medical exam to produce supporting evidence for your case the accident claim cannot go ahead.
Will I Be Able To Have My Medical Exam In My Area?
You will be able to have the medical exam performed locally, our panel of accident claims solicitors work with a panel of doctors across the country to enable accident claimants to easily access medical assessments to support their cases. The names of some of the doctors that we work with for making medical assessments for accident claims in Newcastle are listed below.
North East Clinic,
52 Heaton Road
Reporting workplace accidents – www.hse.gov.uk/toolbox/managing/reporting.htm
Reporting accidents in leisure facilities www.rospa.com/leisure-safety/advice/risk-to-the-public
Reporting a car accident in Newcastle – https://beta.northumbria.police.uk/advice-and-info/road-safety-and-vehicles/traffic-collisions
Our websites blog- https://www.accidentclaims.co.uk/blog
Edited by Jay