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Newtownabbey Personal Injury Solicitors – No Win No Fee

By Mark Ainsdale. Last Updated 19th August 2021. Welcome to our guide on Newtownabbey personal injury solicitors. If you have an accident in Newtownabbey that was not your fault, you may be able to make a personal injury claim. This not only gets you financial compensation for your accident/injury, but it also gives you the justice you crave and the peace of mind to look forward to the future with confidence.

Newtownabbey personal injurySituated north of Belfast and being both a residential area and an area with a variety of engineering, leisure and technology premises, Newtownabbey sees a plethora of different types of accidents at work, slips, trips, falls, industrial accidents, road traffic accidents and other incidents that cause personal injuries.

If you are in the Newtownabbey area and have suffered a personal injury that wasn’t your fault, then call our specialist Newtownabbey personal injury team today for a free, no-obligation chat to see if you have a strong and valid claim for personal injury compensation. And we can then advise you on how to claim from that point onwards.

Common Questions About Our Newtownabbey Personal Injury Services

We understand that you may have many questions and concerns about taking out a personal injury claim, as it can seem complicated and drawn out. The fact is, though, the process is relatively simple, and we do all the legwork for you, which means that once your claim is underway, there’s very little you need actually to do. Indeed, our personal injury lawyers covering the area of Newtownabbey will handle every step.

All of our cases are taken on a No Win No Fee basis which means there are no upfront costs to deal with, and you’ll know and understand exactly what our charges are before your case settles. Answers to other common questions about our Newtownabbey compensation cases are as follows:

What Sort of Injuries/Accidents Do You Deal With?

We can help you with any accident or injury you have that was not your fault. This includes:

  • Accidents at Work: From offices and shops to factories and construction sites, places of work can all be dangerous in some ways, and if you have suffered an injury at work and it wasn’t your fault, then we may be able to help you claim compensation.
  • Traffic Accidents: Road traffic accident claims are possible whether you are a pedestrian, passenger, driver, or another road user such as a cyclist. If you suffer an injury that was not your fault, contact our specialist Newtownabbey road traffic accident solicitors today.
  • Falls: If you slip or trip, call our specialist advisors today to see if you can make a claim.
  • Dangerous Products: Maybe you have been burnt, cut or poisoned by some form of domestic product. If so, you may be able to claim compensation. Get in touch for a free, no-obligation talk with one of our specialist personal injury solicitors.

Further examples

The table below shows various injuries that you could claim.

Brain DamageVery severeThe person might be able to follow some basic commands. However, they will need full-time care and show little meaningful response to their environment.£282,010 to £403,990
Neck InjurySevereA neck injury that is associated with incomplete paraplegia or results in permanent spastic quadriparesis.In the region of £148,330
Knee InjurySevere (ii)Constant pain and limited movement caused by a leg fracture that has extended into the knee joint.£52,120 to £69,730
Arm InjuryLess severeThe person will have suffered with significant disabilities. However a substantial recovery has taken place or is expected to.£19,200 to £39,170
Back InjuryModerate (ii)Frequently encountered back injuries, that disturb the ligaments and muscles and cause backache.£12,510 to £27,760
Shoulder InjurySeriousA dislocated shoulder with damage to the lower part of the brachial plexus that causes shoulder and neck pain.£12,770 to £19,200
Elbow InjuryModerate or minorElbow injuries such as lacerations, simple fractures or tennis elbow syndrome. The recovery rate will affect how much is awarded.Up to £12,590
Leg InjuryLess serious (iii)Simple tibia or fibula fractures, or soft-tissue injuries, with minor ongoing symptoms.Up to £11,840
Whiplash Injuries With Psychological InjuriesOne or more Lasting for 18-24 months£4,345
Whiplash Injuries One or moreLasting for 18-24 months£4,215

Newtownabbey Personal Injury Lawyers FAQs

How Long Do I Have to Make a Claim?

For personal injuries, in most cases, you have three years from the date of your accident to claim compensation. If you have recently suffered a personal injury or an accident that wasn’t your fault, why delay? Contact us straight away and get your claim started. The sooner you make your claim, the sooner you can get your compensation!

How Long Does a Newtownabbey Personal Injury Claim Take?

It is impossible to give an exact figure of how long it will take to settle your claim completely.

We work on a wide variety of different types of personal injury claims but to give you a broad idea, a straightforward case may settle within approximately 3-8 months whereas cases that are more complex and may be disputed may take longer and could last over 12 months. However, our personal injury lawyers covering Newtownabbey will try to settle your case as soon as possible.

How Much Money Will I Get?

Because all cases are different, it is impossible to give you an exact amount of compensation for your injury. Whilst dealing with your case, if an offer of compensation is made then we will inform you straight away and advise you whether it is a good offer and whether in our expert opinion it is one that you should accept. Whilst there are no hard and fast rules as to the amount of compensation you should receive, there are previous cases we can look at to give us a general idea of what is a ‘fair’ idea of a settlement and work it from there. But our personal injury lawyers covering Newtownabbey will advise you on this.

When Will I Get My Money?

Once compensation has been agreed, you may expect that you will get your money immediately. Unfortunately, like much in the legal world, things are a little slower than this. From our experience, it takes six weeks for the money to land in your bank account. In some cases, we can arrange for interim payments if you urgently need to pay medical bills.

Can I Fast Track My Claim?

You can rest assured that we will do everything we can to deal with your claim as quickly as possible. You can help by ensuring that you send any paperwork we request back as soon as you can. Little things like this all add up to making your claim that little bit quicker.

Will I Have to Attend Court?

Many claims are settled without having to go to court. However, if your case does have to go to court, you can rest assured that you will have your specialist personal injury solicitor there by your side and they will explain everything that is happening to you so you have peace of mind throughout the court process.

What are the chances of an out-of-court settlement?

Around 95% of claims end up with a settlement before a trial if sufficiently strong evidence exists.

When do I receive my compensation?

You should receive your settlement within 28 days of the agreement.

Ready to make your claim?

Call us today on 0800 073 8804 for your free, no-obligation chat about our Newtownabbey No Win No Fee personal injury services.

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