How To Claim With An Injury Lawyer Covering Fareham
If you have been injured in a public place in Fareham, due to an accident that was not your fault, you may be eligible to make a public injury claim for compensation. Public Interest Lawyers has created this guide for people who live, work or have visited the town of Fareham, Hampshire and suffered an injury there. If you were injured in an accident in Fareham that was not your fault you may be eligible to claim compensation for your injuries. Public Injury Lawyers can provide you with a top personal injury lawyer covering Fareham to handle your claim.
To begin your personal injury claim call Public Injury Lawyers today on 0800 408 7825 to speak to a claims specialist. If you have legitimate grounds to claim compensation, we will provide you with a specialist personal injury solicitor that covers the Fareham area. If you have legitimate grounds to claim compensation, we would love to help you claim the funds that you are entitled to. Call us today to begin your compensation claim, or read the rest of this guide to learn more.
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- A Guide To Using Personal Injury Lawyers Covering Fareham
- Employee Accidents At Work
- Traffic Accidents And Crashes In Fareham
- Fareham Cyclist Accidents
- Injuries In Public Places
- Pavement And Floor Trip And Fall Accidents
- Fareham Borough Council Accidents
- Fareham Crimes Affecting Victims
- How Personal Injury Claims Could Work?
- Comparing Services From Lawyers
- Amounts Of Compensation Awarded In Injury Settlements
- No Win No Fee Personal Injury Lawyers Covering Fareham
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In the UK if a party owes you a duty of care, and they act negligently causing you to suffer an accident and become injured as a result, they could be held liable for your injuries. If this happens you would have the right to make a personal injury claim against the liable party for compensation for your injuries. As well as claiming general damages to reimburse you for the pain, suffering and loss of amenity caused by your injuries, you will also receive special damages as part of your claim which will cover the costs of any medical treatment you may require to recover from or manage your injuries.
Using a personal injury solicitor to handle your claim can put you in an advantageous position. A solicitor is trained to value your claim accurately and will negotiate with the Defendant to ensure you receive the best possible outcome for your claim.
If you have been injured due to an accident in a public place in Fareham, our panel of top personal injury lawyers covering Fareham can handle your claim and make sure you receive the compensation that you are entitled to. To begin your compensation claim, call us today on our free legal helpline.
We will now look at common accidents that can happen in Fareham, which our clients make compensation claims for.
Employees in the UK are protected by the Health and Safety at Work Act 1974 and other industry-specific legislation. The Health and Safety at Work Act 1974 states that employers are responsible for providing employees with a safe and hygienic working environment. Therefore if an employee accident at work occurs, causing an injury to the employee which was the fault of the employer, the employee can claim compensation.
Unfortunately despite regulations, employee injuries at work still occur. According to the Labour Force Survey 2018/9 there were 581,000 non-fatal employee injuries in the workplace. Some of the most common causes of accidents at work can include slip, trip and fall accidents at the same level, injuries caused by heavy lifting and carrying and an employee being struck by a moving object.
If you have suffered an employee accident at work in Fareham or elsewhere, which was caused by your employer acting negligently, you may be eligible for compensation. Call Public Interest Lawyers today. If we can see you have grounds to claim for an accident at work, a personal injury lawyer covering Fareham will be assigned to your case immediately.
When drivers are travelling on UK roads, they owe all other road users a duty of care. This means that if a driver causes an accident in which another driver, passenger, a cyclist or pedestrian is injured they will be held liable for their injuries. As a result, the driver will have to pay them compensation for their injuries. Fareham road accidents can occur because a driver is distracted by a mobile phone or sat nav device, driving under the influence of drugs or alcohol, or because of poor conditions on the roads. Fareham road accidents can occur on the M27, a Fareham accident on the A27 can occur, or a Fareham road crash can take place anywhere else in the town.
Fareham Bus And Train Accidents
If you have been injured in a public transport accident in Fareham, you may be eligible to claim compensation. Accidents can occur on buses because of a bus crash in Fareham which was the fault of the bus driver, or another driver. Passengers can also be injured on buses because of faulty facilities on the bus, for example, broken seating. Accidents at accident Fareham train station can also occur because of poor upkeep of the station grounds such as broken floorboards in the ticket hall, which could cause a tripping accident. Similarly, accidents can occur on trains if the train due to faults such as a broken handrail which causes passengers to fall and hurt themselves if the train comes to a sudden halt.
Injuries At The Car Park
Car park injuries can occur if two vehicles collide in a car park. This may be the fault of one driver and not the other. For example, if a driver pulls out of a parking space without checking for oncoming vehicles. In this case, any personal injury claims for car park injuries will be made against the driver who was at fault. Injuries can also happen to customers on foot. For example, if a handrail is broken and becomes loose when a customer puts their weight on it, the customer could fall down the stairs and suffer a serious injury such as a broken bone. In this case, the car park management would be liable for their injuries.
If you have been injured because of a Fareham road crash or a road accident near Fareham that was not your fault, you may be eligible to claim compensation. Call Public Interest Lawyers today and if we believe you are eligible to claim compensation for your injuries, we will provide you with a No Win No Fee personal injury solicitor covering Fareham to handle your claim.
Unfortunately, cyclists and motorcyclists are more vulnerable to being injured on the roads, than drivers of motor vehicles such as cars and vans. This higher rate of deaths on the road is due to cyclists and motorcycles not having a protective outer shell on their vehicle.
A Fareham motorbike accident or a Fareham bike accident can occur because a car doesn’t check its mirror before turning, hitting the rider. A Fareham cyclist accident can also happen if a rider hits a cyclist when pulling out a junction. If you have been injured because of a Fareham bike accident or a Fareham motorbike accident that was not your fault, you could be eligible to claim compensation for your injuries.
Call us today to find a personal injury lawyer covering Fareham, offering No Win No Fee claims options, to handle your Fareham cyclist accident claim or motorbike accident claim.
If you are injured in a public place in Fareham, such as on the street, you may believe that no one can be held liable for your accident. In fact there will probably be a party that manages the space that has public liability for it. This means that they owe people who use the space a duty of care and will be responsible for any accidents in this public place that occur due to negligence on their part. If you are injured in a public place in Fareham your claim will be made against the responsible party and paid out by their public liability insurance provider.
Open Space And Park Accidents
Accidents can happen in open spaces and parks if grounds and facilities are not maintained to an adequate standard. For example, a child can be injured in a playground if the equipment is broken. Similarly, pedestrians can be injured in public squares if they sit on a broken bench, which can cause back injuries if it collapses beneath their weight.
If your child is injured because of an accident that was not their fault, you can claim compensation on your child’s behalf. Public Interest Lawyers can provide you with a No Win No Fee personal injury lawyers covering Fareham to handle your claim.
Accidents At The Shops
If you suffer an accident in a public place such as a shop or a restaurant, which was caused by the establishment managing the premises in a negligence way, you may be eligible to claim compensation. Common causes of accidents in shops that can occur include food and drink which has been spilled onto the floor of supermarket aisles, causing slipping accidents. Other types of accidents in shops can occur if customers are struck by a mirror or display items which have not been properly fixed to the wall, or an employee suffering a manual handling accident and injuring their back if they are asked to carry heavy items without the correct training.
If you have been injured in a Fareham accident today due to an accident in a shop, a restaurant, or an accident in an outdoor space, trust Public Interest Lawyers to help you. We can provide you with a personal injury lawyer covering Fareham to handle your claim.
Tripping accidents can occur on pavements and public walkways if the pavement is in a state of disrepair. For example, cracked paving slabs, potholes and tree roots sticking out of the pavement can all cause trip and fall accidents. Similarly, passers-by can slip on pavements and walkways that have not been gritted during cold and icy weather. Fareham Borough Council are responsible for managing pavements and walkways in the town, so it’s most likely you will make a claim against them which will be paid out by their public liability insurance if successful.
If you have suffered a soft tissue injury, broken bone or any other type of injury due to a pavement accident call Public Interest Lawyers today, to find a No Win No Fee personal injury lawyer covering Fareham to handle your claim.
In some circumstances, Fareham Borough Council could be held liable for an accident that happened to a member of the public. If an accident in a public place occurs in an indoor or outdoor space in Fareham managed by Fareham Borough Council, who is to blame? If the accident was caused by negligence on the part of the council the injured person may be able to claim compensation from them.
Here are some examples of accidents that can occur due to negligence on the part of Fareham Borough Council:
- Slip, trip or fall accidents caused by improperly maintained floors in council buildings.
- Gym and leisure centre accidents caused by poorly maintained equipment or weights being left on the floor.
- Swimming pool accidents occurring due to no lifeguard being on duty.
- Council tenants being injured due to disrepair in Fareham council housing.
If you have been injured because of an accident caused by Fareham Borough Council acting in a negligent manner, you may be eligible to claim compensation. You can find top personal injury lawyers covering Fareham to handle your claim against the council by calling Public Interest Lawyers to speak to an advisor today.
Many people who are physically or psychologically injured due to a violent crime may believe that they cannot claim compensation for their injuries. Fortunately, claims can be made through the Criminal Injuries Compensation Authority (CICA) which compensates injured people who have been attacked or been the victim of a crime. Although claiming compensation as the victim of a crime in Fareham can be a distressing experience, it is also a way of deciding to take positive steps forward. You can use the funds you receive to pay for counselling or to help you lead a good quality of life in the future. Our panel of personal injury lawyers covering Fareham are trained to handle these types of claims sensitively and will treat you with the utmost respect during the claims process.
Public Interest Lawyers can provide you with a No Win No Fee personal injury lawyers covering Fareham to handle your criminal injury claim. Our panel of solicitors will negotiate with the Criminal Injuries Compensation Authority to get you the best outcome for your claim. Call us today, to enquire about making a No Win No Fee criminal injury claim for a violent crime in Fareham.
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We will now answer some questions our clients often ask us about making a public injury claim. If you do not find all the answers that you are looking for here you can call our helpline to speak to an advisor.
Places Where You Could Find A Lawyer
Personal injury law firms in Fareham can be found on Wallington Hill, the High Street and West Street, amongst other locations.
Will You Need A Doctor To Assess Your Injury?
Yes. When you make a personal injury claim with Public Interest Lawyers we will send you to a physician for a medical assessment. The physician will assess your injuries and create a medical report that your lawyer will use to value your claim.
Will You Need A Lawyer Close To You?
Many people believe that residents of Fareham have to use a personal injury law firm in Fareham to handle their compensation claim. In fact, you can use a solicitor based anywhere in the country to handle your claim. Your solicitor will be in contact with you via phone or email if they need to consult with you, so the location will not affect the outcome of your compensation claim.
Many compensation Claimants are anxious to find the best personal injury lawyers covering Fareham to handle their claim. Reading online reviews of solicitors is a good way to get an impression of how a No Win No Fee solicitor can benefit you.
If you have been injured due to an accident in Fareham that was not your fault, you can use the table below to estimate what you claim may be worth (the table includes general damages and excludes special damages).
|Type And Seriouness Of The Injury||Information On This Injury||Possible Settlements|
|Clavicle Fracture - Single Damages Level||The amount of damages awarded may be dependent on how serious this injury is.||£4,830 - £11,490|
|Injured Shoulder - Moderate||Victims Might suffer injuries which cause your shoulder joints movement to be restricted.||£7,410 - £11,980|
|Injured Foot - Moderate||The claimant may have sustained a broken or fractured foot bone.||£12,900 - £23,460|
|Injured Ankle - Moderate||The injury to the ankle could present as a joint fracture or a tear in the ligament.||£12,900 - £24,950|
|Injured Elbow - Less Severe||Victims might experience reductions in the ability to move and to use the elbow joint.||£14,690 - £30,050|
|Injured Arm - Less Severe||Victims might now suffer from a disability affecting the arm . There may be some degree of recovery in this disability and further recovery projected for the future.||£18,020 - £36,770|
These compensation amounts are based on Judicial College guidelines. You can call our legal helpline to speak to an advisor who can give you a personalised assessment of how much money you could be owed for your injuries. In addition, you will be eligible to claim compensation for any out of pocket expenses you have incurred because of your injuries. Your special damages can reimburse you for loss of income, medical expenses, care expenses, home adaptation expenses, travel expenses and should you need it, mobility equipment expenses.
If you wish to claim compensation for an injury in a public place in Fareham, we can provide you with a personal injury lawyer covering Fareham offering a No Win No Fee claims option. This means that your expert will not charge you your solicitors fees upfront. Instead, you will only have to pay your fee if you win your claim. Therefore there is little financial risk involved for you and you may find that making a No Win No Fee claim is also the more affordable option.
Call us to speak to an advisor about the option of making a No Win No Fee claim.
We hope that you have found this guide to making a public injury claim in Fareham helpful. If you believe that you have been injured wrongfully and are owed compensation for your injuries, you can call us today on 0800 408 7825. We will be happy to speak to you and if we can see that you are owed compensation for your claim we will provide you with an experienced personal injury lawyer to handle your compensation claim. We look forward to speaking to you.
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