Hartlepool Personal Injury Solicitors – No Win No Fee Claims
On this page, you will find a guide to finding a good team of personal injury solicitors covering the Hartlepool area who can process an accident claim for you. It contains advice and information that will help you to learn about why you may be eligible to make a claim, and also how to go about starting one.
If you would prefer to have a real person explain your options to you, or simply don’t have enough time to read all of this guide, please call Legal Expert on 0800 073 8804 today. One of our team will be ready and waiting to discuss your claim with you, and also to get started on your claim right away.
How Our Solicitors And Lawyers Could Help You
Legal Expert is a skilled and experienced team of accident and injury solicitors. We are certain that we can help you achieve a positive outcome in your own personal injury case. We have a proven track record of successfully winning significant compensation settlements across a very wide range of claim types.
We work in a transparent manner, with a customer-centric work ethic. We do everything we can to make sure that our clients are successful in their claim. However, we won’t take any risks that could threaten your ability to make a claim. If you need some straightforward advice about your claim, without legal jargon, speak to one of our team on the number at the bottom of this page today.
Can I Claim Compensation For Accidents, Injuries, Or Illnesses Which Were Not My Fault?
In general, if you have come to harm in some way through the actions of a third party, a personal injury solicitor should be able to process a claim for you. You are not limited to claiming for physical injuries, you can claim for any type of harm, such as:
- A disease or illness that was caused by the actions of a third party.
- Psychological damage, such as post-traumatic stress disorder that was caused by the actions of a third party.
- Physical injuries sustained in an accident that was caused by a third party.
The term “third party” here, denotes any distinct legal entity. This could be anyone from the UK Government to one of your friends. For example, all of the following is a legal entity you could claim against:
- Your landlord.
- Your employer.
- The local bus company.
- Another driver.
- A private individual.
- Your local council.
- A supermarket or restaurant.
- The local church.
As we can see, pretty much every business, enterprise and organisation can be pursued for compensation. You should also be able to claim for accidents that were partly your fault. Just because you contributed to your injuries, doesn’t mean the third parties involved walk away scot-free. You can still claim compensation from them, but at a reduced rate which will be driven by the percentage of liability they admit to.
If you are still confused over why you might be eligible to make a claim, please call Legal Expert on the number at the bottom of this guide. One of our team will listen to you explain how you came to harm, and then let you know a) whether you are eligible to make a claim, and b) who you should be pursuing for compensation.
Five Reasons To Use A Personal Injury Solicitor
You need to make sure that you have a specialist personal injury lawyer possible to process your claim, and here are five reasons why:
- The more experienced your solicitor is, the higher the chance will be of your claim being successful.
- The more skilled your solicitor is, the more chance you will have of being awarded the maximum amount of compensation possible.
- Your solicitor will be able the shoulder the cost of the claim, under a Conditional Fee Agreement.
- Your solicitor should be able to arrange for you to receive a free local medical examination in your area to support your claim.
- Your solicitor is a specialist in negotiating injury and accident settlements, meaning there will be a high chance that your claim will be settled out of court.
If you would like to learn how Legal Expert can assist you with your claim, please speak to one of our team on the number at the end of this page.
Why Should You Read Solicitor Reviews?
Finding a good legal team is going to take work. You will need to create a list of potential solicitors, then start calling them up to check them out. A good way to cut down on this effort, is to find a site that contains personal injury solicitor reviews. You can use these reviews to shortlist a number of personal injury solicitors covering Hartlepool, before choosing one. The information you need to extract from each review, should be:
- Did the reviewer have a good experience?
- Was the claim made under a Conditional Fee Agreement?
- How much did the solicitor charge as a fee, was it a percentage of the payment received?
- Did the review list the pros and cons of dealing with the particular legal team?
- Was the solicitor able to arrange for local services, such as a free medical examination?
Facts such as these can be correlated across reviews, and you should then be able to create a shortlist. If you simply don’t have the time to go through this long-winded process, you can call Legal Expert on the number at the bottom of the page. One of our team will discuss all of your legal options with you, and be able to set you on the right track towards starting your claim.
Can I Use Solicitors And Lawyers From Other Parts Of The Country?
Many people who need to make an accident or injury claim, wrongly believe that there is some legal reason why they have to use local law firms in their area. The simple truth is, that you are free to use any legal firm you wish, no matter where they happen to be located.
Keeping this in mind, you now need to decide whether the ease of dealing with a local firm, outweighs the advantages of using a specialist injury lawyer to process your claim. A specialist injury lawyer could have a much better chance of winning your claim, and also of securing you the maximum compensation payout possible.
For example, Legal Expert offers our injury and accident claims service across the entire UK. We specialise in helping the victims of accidents to get the compensation they are entitled to. We could also book you a medical assessment in this area. Our closest expert is:
Evans Business Incubation Centre,
Durham Way South,
Call us on the number at the end of this page to learn more.
What Accidents And Injuries Can I Claim Compensation For?
As a specialist personal injury lawyer, Legal Expert can handle just about any injury or accident claim. From a minor slip, trip and fall accident, through to cases of clinical negligence that resulted in the death of a patient.
Of course, there are some types of claims we see more frequently than others. We have gone over these types of claims in their own sections below. If your type of claim isn’t included in one of these sections, never fear, we can still help you. Just call one of our team on the number at the end of this guide, and explain how your accident happened. They will then
Industrial Disease Claims
If your employer in exposes you to a health hazard, and you become ill because of it, then you would have a valid reason to make a claim. Every employer in the UK is legally obligated to provide a healthy working environment for its staff.
You can also claim against previous employers who exposed you to a health hazard. For example, if you worked some years ago for a demolition company and you were exposed to asbestos dust at the time. If you developed an asbestos-related illness recently, you could claim against your previous employer. This is because the time limit for making your claim is three years from the date the medical condition is first diagnosed.
Legal Expert can help you with work-related illness and industrial disease claims. Give us a call on the number at the end of this guide, and we will explain how.
Medical Negligence Claims
The graph above shows the number of children up to the age of 14 admitted to hospital in Hartlepool. Any of these children could have become the victim of clinical negligence while they were in hospital.
Every medical professional, from care stuff up to brain surgeons, have a duty of care towards every patient. When they fail in this duty of care, clinical negligence or medical malpractice could be deemed to have taken place. A typical case would look like this:
- A medical professional had a clear duty of care towards a patient.
- The medical professional failed in this duty of care, and this caused harm to the patient.
- The failure in duty of care could have been avoided.
If you believe that you have a reason to make such a claim, or simply need some medical negligence advice, please call Legal Expert on the number at the bottom of the page. You might also find this guide to be useful:
Slip, Trip, And Fall Injury Claims
Of all the claims we handle here at Legal Expert, these are the most common of all excluding road traffic accidents. These simple accidents can happen anywhere, and can be caused by hazards such as:
- Torn or frayed carpets.
- Cracked or broken floor titles.
- Warped wooden floorboards.
- Broken or badly laid paving slabs.
- Wet or dirty floors.
- Obstacles left on public pathways.
No matter how your slip, trip or fall happened, we should be able to help. Call us on the number at the end of the page to find out how.
Serious Injury Claims
Often, the claims which result in the largest compensation payments, are those for serious injuries. These are injuries which will entirely change a person’s life in a negative way, for example:
- Severe brain damage (loss of motor of cognitive function).
- Loss of or damage to an internal organ.
- Severe psychological injuries.
- Loss of a limb such as an arm or a leg.
- Palatalises of a single limb, from the waist down (paraplegia), or from the neck down (quadriplegia).
These injuries will all have a very negative effect on the life quality of the claimant, and as such, would likely attract significant compensation settlements. Legal Expert can help you to get the most compensation possible in your serious injury claim, call us on the number at the end of the page to learn how. You may also like to read this guide:
Hartlepool Area Accident At Work Claims
Your employer must comply with all Health & Safety requirements that pertain to its core business function, at all times. Failure to comply will result in them being liable for compensation if the failure is the direct cause of harm to an employee.
Legal Expert can help you to make a personal injury claim for a workplace accident. Speak to one of our team on the number at the bottom of the page to proceed. You may also like to check over this guide we have produced:
Accident At Work Statistics For The Hartlepool Area
Below, you will find a table detailing workplace accidents here from 2012 to 2014:
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Road Traffic Accident Claims In Hartlepool
Legal Expert is a very experienced team of road traffic accident claims solicitors. These are the most common of all claims that we help our clients with. Whether you have suffered a mild case of whiplash in a rear collision, or lost a loved one in a multi-vehicle motorway pileup, we can help. No claim is too large or too small.
If you want to learn more about how Legal Expert can help you to win your road traffic accident claim, call us on the number at the end of this page and speak to one of our team today. They will be ready to walk you through our new claims process so that we can get your road accident claim started.
Reported Road Traffic Accident Casualties And Fatalities In Hartlepool
In the table below, you will find statistics related to the kinds of road traffic accidents that took place between 2014 and 2017.
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What Are No Win No Fee Claims
Legal Expert can process your accident or injury claim under a No Win No Fee. This is a comprehensive yet simple service allowing people from Hartlepool to move forward with their claim at no financial risk. Call us on the number below to find out more about our national accident and injury claims service.
Can I Make A Claim With A No Win No Fee Agreement?
When Legal Experts lawyers acts as your No Win No Fee personal injury solicitors, you really don’t pay anything unless you receive a compensation payment. We charge no fee to onboard your claim, and no fee as we process it. If we fail and don’t win you any compensation, our bill is zeroed, and you pay nothing at all. If we do win your claim, and receive a payment for you, we will take our fee out of the money we received automatically and give you the rest.
Where Can I Find Out More About Making A Claim?
If you still need some additional information, you can give us a call on the number below, and one of our team will be happy to help. You can also check out other guides on this site, such as:
Other great resources include the websites of the Health & Safety Executive, the UK Government and also the National Health Service.
Speak To Us Today
If you are ready for Legal Expert to act as your personal injury solicitors, Hartlepool residents can call us on 0800 073 8804. One of our team will be ready and waiting to take the details of your claim, so that we can begin working on it right away.
Helpful Resources And Services In Hartlepool
Cleveland Police HQ
Hartlepool District Headquarters
Tel: +44 1642 326326
Opening hours: 24 hours.
Hartlepool County Court
The Law Courts
Tel: +44 1429 268198
Opening hours: Monday to Friday, 9am to 5pm.
University Hospital of Hartlepool
Tel: +44 1642 617617
Opening hours: 24 hours.