If you’ve been in an accident and have been injured through no fault of your own in South Yorkshire then you could be able to seek compensation from the person or company who was at fault. The same applies if you have gotten sick or have lost money and someone else was to blame due to their negligence. If you need a no win no fee solicitor who covers South Yorkshire then you can find one to work with through us as we have a panel of no win no fee solicitors covering claims for accidents in South Yorkshire and across the UK.
This article is a guide which will explain to you the different ways in which our panel of no win no fee solicitors can work on your behalf to win compensation. You can read on for more information or you can begin your claim today by calling on 0800 073 8802.
Could A No Win No Fee Solicitor Help You?
If you want to find a way of making a compensation claim without having to pay out of your own pocket for the legal fees, which can be expensive, then a solicitor who offers no win no fee claims is a good option.
If you want to utilise the services of our panel of solicitors then you may be happy to know that they operate on a no win no fee basis. A no win no fee agreement is also known as a Conditional Fee Agreement (CFA). A CFA is a signed contract between both you are your solicitor that outlines how you will pay for their services. Adding to this, the CFA will also confirm that if you have a valid claim, but the settlement outcome is unsuccessful you will not need to pay your solicitors fees. It will also confirm that should your claim be successful, your solicitor will be entitled to deduct their “success fee” from your final compensation amount before forwarding the rest to you. The success fee will be capped at 25% of your total amount, but this is something that you will pre agree with your solicitor prior to the beginning of the claims process. For more information you can refer to this page.
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- No Win No Fee South Yorkshire Road Accident Claims
- No Win No Fee Negligent Medical Care Claims
- No Win No Fee South Yorkshire Workplace Injury Claims
- No Win No Fee Holiday Compensation Claims
- No Win No Fee Crime Victim Compensation Claims In The UK
- Other South Yorkshire Accident Claims
- No Win No Fee Pension Mis Selling Claims
- Tenancy And Landlord Deposit Compensation Claims
- Claim Compensation With Housing Disrepair Solicitors
- How To Start Your Claim
- South Yorkshire Area Services
Car accidents can cause their victims to suffer a large number of different injuries, ranging from the minor, like bruising or whiplash, to the life changing such as loss of limbs or paralysis. 160,597 injuries were reported as a result of car accidents in the UK in 2018. Small wonder then that road traffic accidents are a very common cause of compensation claims. Compensation in car accident cases will be awarded to the victim for their injuries and any expenses or losses they have incurred if another party can be identified as having caused the accident through their negligence. This will often be another driver who was committing a driving offence such as speeding or using their phone while driving, but it could also sometimes be the authority responsible maintaining the road they were driving on.
If you have been involved in a road traffic accident while driving or have you been hit by a vehicle on South Yorkshire roads as a result of third party negligence get in touch with us today.
Negligent medical care can cause a patient to become more ill or suffer a serious injury then they already are suffering. Medical professionals causing a patient harm by not meeting their duty of care is a serious breach of trust and both the NHS and private health insurers can be made to pay compensation for any harm they cause to their patients as a result of negligence. This is a list of some of the cases which may give you grounds to seek negligent medical care compensation.
- Illnesses and injuries that are untreated due to misdiagnosis
- Side effects caused by wrongly prescribed medication
- Injuries or infections resulting from negligently botched medical, dental or cosmetic surgery
- Avoidable infections such as MRSA caused by inadequate cleaning and sterilization
- Injuries to mother or baby during childbirth that could have been avoided.
- Bedsores, infections, malnutrition, dehydration or accidents suffered by nursing home residents caused by neglect.
Employees can seek compensation from their employers by making a workplace injury claim if their health has been impacted by the health and safety conditions in their workplace. Workplace injury claims can cover physical injuries caused by preventable accidents, preventable industrial diseases, injuries caused by preventable violent crimes committed in the workplace and mental health issues caused by preventable problems at work. Here’s a list of examples of how an employer can become liable for a workplace injury claim.
- If an accident was caused by a faulty piece of machinery or equipment which hadn’t been adequately inspected and serviced.
- If an accident was caused by an employee not having the correct training for the job, i.e. operating a forklift.
- If an employee has developed an industrial illness, such as COPD, caused by exposure to paint fumes, petrol fumes, pesticides or other hazards without proper protective equipment.
- If an employee has complained about being put under unreasonable workloads and deadlines or being subject to bullying and the employer has not taken action regarding the issue.
Injuries you suffered while travelling abroad could entitle you to compensation just like injuries you suffer in the UK and you can make a holiday compensation claim through our panel of solicitors. Depending on how you booked your holiday the way in which the compensation claim operates and the time limit you have to make a claim will vary. The Package Travel and Linked Travel Arrangements Regulations act 2018 holds British travel agents responsible for the performance of services they have booked, meaning they are liable if you have been harmed while using those services. Holiday compensation claims would therefore be made against the travel agent under UK law with the standard three-year personal injury claims time limit.
If the holiday was arranged independently then the amount of compensation you could be entitled to, your right to claim and the time limit you have to claim it in will vary depending on the compensation laws of the country where the accident occurred.
The Montreal convention entitles you to a two year time limit in which you can claim compensation if you have been injured while on a flight, if you have had your luggage damaged or it went missing or if you have had a severe delay to your flight. If you need more details about what constitutes grounds to claim compensation for a flight delay, read this guide by the Citizens Advice Bureau.
To discuss your options for making a holiday compensation claim get in touch with our advisors.
If you’ve had injuries inflicted on you, either physical or psychological, by someone committing a crime then you could apply for criminal injury compensation from the Criminal Injury Compensation Authority (CICA). CICA exists to provide compensation to the victims of violent crime. If you report the incident to the police and there is evidence to prove you were a victim of a crime then you could receive compensation for your injuries and related damages.
CICA claims fall under a 2 year time limit. Exceptions to this time limit can be made in cases of sexual assault or childhood sexual abuse. Victims who were children at the time the abuse or rape took place were of course not in a position to report the offences or claim compensation. Many victims struggle to process or talk about what happened to them, many fear that they won’t be believed. These obstacles to coming forward are acknowledged by the law, hence why exceptions can be made to the time limit.
It wouldn’t be possible to provide an entirely exhaustive list in this guide of every different situation in which our panel of solicitors could help you seek compensation. If you have experienced a type of accident that isn’t on this page but you still suspect you could be entitled to compensation you should get in touch with our advisors. Here are some more types of personal injury claims you could make with our panel of solicitors.
- Slipping or tripping over in a public place like your workplace or a supermarket could entitle you to compensation if there is proof it was caused by someone else, for example, the operator or the premises failing to have tripping hazards removed from the area.
- You can claim on behalf of your child if they have been hurt in an accident and someone else was at fault. You can claim on behalf of your child until they are eighteen years old, at which point they would have an additional three years left in which to begin a claim on their own behalf.
- If you’ve had an accident in any public place which can be proven to be caused by the negligence of whoever was responsible for the upkeep of the property.
The sale of investments, annuities, pension schemes and other financial products are regulated by the Financial Conduct Authority. If you have lost money on a financial product that you purchased based on inappropriate advice given to you by the company selling it you could be entitled to claim compensation for your losses. Some of the requirements which apply to the sale of financial products include:
- Ensuring customers are provided with multiple options to choose from, including the ones most well suited to them, not just products that would be profitable for the business selling them.
- Fully explaining all the terms and conditions of a product and making clear all charges and fees associated with a product.
- Taking into account the customer’s health situation and lifestyle when offering a product (particularly pension schemes).
- Not offering risky products to customers who do not wish to take risks.
Tenancy Deposit Schemes (TDS) are there to make sure that the deposit you have paid for a rented property isn’t lost and can be returned when you end your tenancy. There are three government authorised TDS’s they must choose from, Mydeposit, Deposit Protection Service and Tenancy Deposit Scheme. Because it is compulsory for landlords to keep their tenants deposits in a TDS they can be liable for compensation if they have:
- Failed to put the deposit into a TDS within 30 days of receiving it.
- Failed to provide you with details of which TDS they put your deposit into.
- Removed the deposit from the TDS before your tenancy ended.
It is important to know your rights when you are having a dispute with your landlord. There is a housing charity called Shelter which is an excellent resource for information on your housing and tenancy rights.
Your landlord has a duty of care to keep your home fit for human habitation. That means that they have certain obligations to keep the property in repair. If you are living in a rented property and you spot an issue which concerns you, make your landlord aware of it at once. If you injure yourself or suffer damage to your possessions because they fail to address the problem they may be making themselves liable for paying you compensation. Here are some examples of ways in which properties can be unfit to live in:
- If the gas installation or electrics are faulty and unsafe
- If there is severe condensation, mould growth and damp
- If the property contains friable asbestos
- If there are pests such as rats or cockroaches
Landlords can also be liable for the condition of communal areas of the property. Housing disrepair solicitors can’t help you if you caused the damage yourself, i.e. if you broke a window or started a fire. As with many issues the Citizens Advice Bureau can provide helpful information. You may also wish to read through the law on housing disrepair claims.
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You can ring us to discuss your situation. This can be either to just receive free advice on what to do next, or you can use the opportunity to start the process of making a claim.
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Our Panel Of Doctors Covering South Yorkshire
If you’re making a claim for an injury or sickness you will need to be assessed by a doctor. This is to allow your solicitor to calculate how much compensation you can seek and to have evidence to support your compensation claim. The solicitors on our panel can arrange for you to be seen by doctors for this assessment. Listed below are some of our panel of doctors you might be seen by in South Yorkshire.
|Masood Ahmad||72 Silver street,
|Sumeet Vohra||Cavendish Court,
Doncaster Royal Infirmary
DRI operates across three locations and serves a catchment population of 420,000.
Doncaster and Bassetlaw Teaching Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust
DaBTH NHS Foundation Trust is responsible for five hospitals and numerous other services, including prison services across the Doncaster area.
Doncaster Royal Infirmary,
South Yorkshire Police
Carbrook Hall Rd,
Written by JK.
Edited by CE.