By Olivia Beach. Last updated 6th September 2021. Have you recently been involved in an accident due to third party negligence? Are you currently seeking accident claims solicitors covering Weymouth? Although we are not based directly in your area, we could connect you with an accident claims solicitor who is able to cover the area of Weymouth.
When suffering injury or harm related to an accident, we completely understand that it can be a difficult time. Suffering neglect due to somebody else’s actions or omissions is never an easy process, as the physical and /or psychological repercussions could have a lasting effect on you and your health. If you believe your accident was a direct result of third party negligence, why not contact one of our expert advisors and discuss your circumstances and if you are eligible for accident compensation in greater detail?
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- Weymouth And Portland Injury At Work Statistics
- Weymouth Road Traffic And Car Accident Claims
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- Weymouth Medical Negligence Compensation
- Victim Of A Criminal Injury Claims
- Public Place Accidents Compensation
- No Win No Fee Accident Claims Solicitors Covering Weymouth
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One of our accident claims solicitors covering Weymouth could assist you throughout the claims process. With legal support and knowledgeable guidance, an accident claims solicitor could assist you. When making a claim, it is understandable if you become slightly hesitant and unsure. There can be a lot of information and terminology for you to come to terms with, making the experience all the more daunting, but with the help of our expert solicitors, they aim to make this process as simple as possible.
Our accident claims solicitors could help start proceedings, arrange medical assessments, arrange treatment, and in the unlikely event that your claim should go to court, they could also represent you. So, if you have endured negligence at the hands of a third party, one of our accident claims solicitors covering Weymouth could assist you.
However, there is a time limit of three years in which you must make your claim. This can either be three years since the incident occurred or alternatively, it could be three years since you first noticed your injuries relating to the accident. There are also further exceptions to the time limit, so please call us to discuss your circumstances further. Alternatively to discover more information regarding the accident claims process, please click here.
There is no denying that when an accident occurs in the workplace, it can be distressing. Regardless of the business or the job role, there are safety measures and health codes that your employer legally has to maintain.
Therefore, if you feel that your employer has failed to successfully meet their preventative responsibilities causing you to suffer harm, accident claims solicitors covering Weymouth could provide you with advice regarding your circumstances. Third-party negligence within the workplace can take form in a variety of ways. Examples could include;
- Slip, Trip, Or Fall
- Trailing Cables
- Falling Debris
- Negligence Of A Co-worker
- Insufficient Or Improper Training
- Faulty Equipment
- Dangerous Practices And Procedures
- A Failure To Adhere To Health And Safety Regulations
With preventive measures being enforced through health and safety, it is understandable for an employee to not expect an accident to occur in the workplace. The health and safety precautions that are required of your employer were created with a sole purpose. To ensure employee safety, effectively preventing or reducing the risk of accidents ahead of time.
Therefore, it is understandable that a workplace accident can be a stressful and surprising endeavour. It could impose on your professional life, affect your finances, and result in unexpected injuries and /or harm. If you believe that your workplace accident was a direct breach of the duty of care, our personal injury lawyers could assist you in making a claim.
After previously exploring Weymouth accident and injury at work claims, below you will discover some statistics in relation to workplace injuries in Weymouth and Portland.
|Location||Total - Non Fatal Injuries (2018/2019)||Total - Non Fatal Injuries Per 100,000 Workers (2018/19)||Fatal Injuries|
|Weymouth & Portland||82||402||0|
Unfortunately, car accidents and other road traffic accidents occur on a regular basis and can happen at any given moment. Accidents on the road can be caused by many factors such as weather conditions, poorly kept roads, or the recklessness of a third party. If you have been involved in an incident on the road, resulting in damage to your vehicle, injury, or harm at the negligence of a third party, you could be eligible for compensation. Our accident claims solicitors covering Weymouth could assist you when making a claim for compensation.
You could be eligible for compensation if you have been involved in an accident on Weymouth roads that was caused by the negligence of another. An accident on the road resulting in injuries, harm or damage to your vehicle or private property can be both unexpected and costly. Regardless, if the vehicle was a car, motorcycle, bike or even if you were a pedestrian when a collision occurs, it could result in your physical and psychological health being affected. Therefore, if you are able to provide evidence that the incident was not your fault, you could be eligible to make a claim.
A slip or trip accident can occur at any given moment causing undue injuries and can sometimes be a result of third party negligence. Trip or Fall accidents in Weymouth could be a result of factors such as;
- Poor Lighting
- Uneven Walkways
- Slippery, Greasy, Or Wet Floors
- Loose carpets
- Trailing Cables
- Weather Condition
There are procedures in place to help prevent accidents such as this from happening, but sometimes, third parties can neglect their duty of care. When neglect ensues, it could cause your slip or fall accident, resulting in injury or harm. One of our no win no fee personal injury lawyers could assist you if you have been affected by an accident relating to a slip, trip, or fall, resulting in you suffering unnecessarily.
The best way to identify and prevent hazards that cause such accidents is to carry out a risk assessment. If this assessment has not been officially completed or is poorly executed, this could be a contributing factor to your accident. If you believe your slip, trip, or fall was a result of a breach of the duty of care, please call one of our expert advisors to discuss your potential accident claim.
Medical negligence, often referred to as clinical negligence, is the process in which a medical professional makes an error, misjudgement, or misdiagnosis. There can be a fine line between medical negligence and an unhappy outcome, however, this doesn’t mean your claim is not valid. When presenting a medical negligence case, the process can sometimes be complex. However, our accident claims solicitors covering Weymouth aim to make the process as easy as possible.
If you believe you have suffered medical negligence at the hands of a third party, whether it be a doctor, nurse, or dentist. A personal injury lawyer could assist you when making such a claim. Regardless of if your accident occurred at the hands of the NHS or private health care facility. If you are able to provide evidence that your claim is valid, our panel of accident claims solicitors could help you.
If you have been the victim of criminal actions that resulted in you suffering unnecessary injuries, such as physical and /or psychological harm, you could be entitled to criminal injury compensation. If you have been injured due to a violent crime, the Criminal Injuries Compensation Authority (CICA) could provide compensation for your suffering. Regardless of whether the offender has been convicted or not, CICA could still provide you with compensation for the harm and suffering you have endured.
We understand that the claims process, when injured as a result of a violent crime, could be an upsetting and overwhelming experience. Revisiting the details of the incident will not be an easy process, but our panel of accident claims solicitors could provide you with guidance and solace throughout this challenging time. Although the awarded compensation will not take away the suffering you have endured, it could provide financial assistance. If you wish to make a claim, our solicitors could offer you a no win no fee agreement when making a criminal injury claim for compensation.
Much like a slip, trip or fall. An accident in a public place can be a surprisingly unpleasant experience. When walking in a park, eating in a restaurant, or browsing in your favourite store. The last thing you expect is a public place accident.
When in a public location, there are assessments and procedures required to ensure the safety of all visitors. When this duty of care has been breached, there are a variety of people who could be liable for your injuries. Private and public property owners have a responsibility to ensure all preventative measures have been taken, but if you believe that the injuries you suffered were due to third party negligence, you could make a claim. To discover whether your claim is viable and for more information, contact one of our expert advisors today.
Our accident claims solicitors covering the area of Weymouth could offer you a no win no fee agreement if you believe that your injuries were a direct result of third party negligence. With a no win no fee agreement, you will only be charged if your claim is successful. Your solicitor will then proceed in taking a percentage of the awarded compensation as a ‘success fee’. This is often referred to as a Conditional Fee Agreement. (CFA). However, if your claim is considered valid, but no compensation is awarded, you shall not be charged for any services or advice that our accident claims solicitor has provided.
If you wish to speak to our team regarding the claims process, why not give us a call on 0800 0738 801. Alternatively, you may also submit an online form and we will get back to you as soon as possible.
We hope that the article above has explored all of the relevant information you were seeking in relation to accident claims in Weymouth. However, below you will find some information relating to the most commonly asked questions we receive.
Do I Need A Solicitor?
If you’re thinking about making a personal injury claim, you should know that there is no legal requirement for you to have a solicitor. In fact, if you’d like to make legal proceedings without representation, you are free to do so. However, it’s important to note that having a solicitor can be particularly beneficial to the success of your claim. In many cases, one can even help ensure that you secure the maximum compensation that your claim is worth. As mentioned, we work with a panel of personal injury lawyers that have 3 decades of experience in the claims process. So, why not see how their expertise could benefit you today by getting in touch?
Is There A Time Limit Within Which I Can Make A Claim?
If you’re debating whether you’d like to make a personal injury claim, it’s important that you’re aware of the time limits that could affect your eligibility for compensation. All personal injury claims have time limits, meaning you can only begin a claim within the relevant limitation period for your case. For most cases, claimants have a time limit of 3 years. However, in some cases, exceptions to this time limit can be made in order to give claimants a fair chance. Some examples of exceptional circumstances in which claimants lack the capacity to make legal proceedings for themselves include:
- Minors under the age of 18
- Victims that are mentally incapacitated
- Claimants that only realised they suffered due to third-party negligence until 3 years or more had already passed
What Ways Could Accident Claims Assist Me?
With our experienced team of accident claims solicitors, we could assist you by providing expert guidance throughout the claims process. In doing so, this will alleviate any of the concerns you may have as our expert and extremely knowledgeable accident claims lawyers are here to help.
How Can I Get A Free Consultation?
As mentioned, we have a team of specialist advisors here at Accident Claims that are on hand to provide you with a free consultation. If you’d like to learn whether you could be eligible to make a claim, how much your claim could be worth and how our panel of personal injury lawyers could help, please don’t hesitate to get in touch today. If you do have grounds to seek compensation, our team of specialist advisors can connect you to a member of our panel to begin working on your case today.
To contact them, simply call the number at the top of this page. If you’re not ready to discuss your situation just yet, you can schedule a call at a later date by completing a contact form on our website. Alternatively, you can chat with one of our advisors instantly using the live messaging feature at the bottom of your screen now.
Does It Affect My Claim If My Solicitor Is Outside Of Weymouth?
If you are seeking accident claims advice and are wondering if you need to visit a ‘’solicitor near me.’’ You will be happy to know that while our panel of accident claims solicitors are not based in Weymouth, they can cover the area with ease. However, our personal injury lawyers are also able to discuss your claim with you via phone, text, email, and through the post. Therefore, you have a variety of channels in which you could communicate.
Will I Need My Injuries To Be Checked Up?
You will be required to partake in a medical examination provided by an impartial doctor. This examination is a necessary requirement throughout the claims process, as the information collated shall be used to strengthen your claim. In doing so, this information shall detail the impact of your injuries, the prognosis, and any future treatment you may require. Your accident claims solicitor will cover this process and any other requirements in greater detail upon meeting.
Where Could I Have This Medical Checkup?
Despite not being located in your area, our panel of doctors could cover the area of Weymouth. Our medical professionals located in your area include;
We hope that the article above has outlined all of the relevant information relating to accident claims, and the variety of claims you are able to make. Below, we have provided some additional materials that may be of interest to you.
- HSE – The reporting of Accidents, Incidents, and Diseases
Weymouth Court – Locate your Cocal and Country Court
Dorset Police – Discover Information Relating to your Area
Dorset Council – Information Relating to Dorset Council
Assaulted At work – What Should I do Next?
Accident At Work – Do I Have the Right to Make a Claim?
City Council – Am I able to make a claim against my city council?
Thank you for reading our guide on how our panel of accident claims solicitors Weymouth can help you.
Article by MB.
Edited by CK.