It is necessary for a successful Personal Injury Claim to be made within three years of the injury occurring in most circumstances.
In order to successfully win an Injury Claim, your solicitor must demonstrate that the Defendant owed you a duty of care, that the Defendant was then negligent of that duty, and that your injury or illness was caused by that breach. What this means is that the solicitor must show that the at-fault party (Defendant) was negligent to yourself (Claimant).
Making your claim as soon as possible will enable your solicitor to help gather useful supporting evidence and witness statements.
Our personal injury solicitors aim to secure the maximum compensation by acting on your behalf to assess the value of your claim, negotiate the relevant paperwork and settle a final amount.
Experienced solicitors will decide whether a No Win No Fee agreement is suitable for your claim by gathering supporting evidence that will often include the following;
Using this information the Solicitors will decide whether your claim has a reasonable prospect of success.
There is a wide range of personal injury compensation claims that our solicitors are able to undertake in Cardiff which are expressed in the statistics outlined below.
A report by the Health and Safety Executive board found that in Cardiff alone, more than 1500non – fatal injuries to employees were reported between 2013 and 2016, alongside four fatalities. The same report produced statistics highlighted Wales as one of the regions with the highest rate of fatal injuries over the last six years.
Our solicitors work with the Courts, medical providers and insurance companies to get the compensation deserved for people from Cardiff that have suffered life-altering injuries.
Recent research from RoSPA shows that Road Traffic Accidents (RTA) make up 50% of personal injury claims in the UK.
During the last six years, over 4,000 Road Traffic Accidents were reported in Cardiff. Although efforts have been made to steadily reduce that number, year by year, there are still a significant number of claims being made with close to 500 RTA reports made in 2016 alone.
Car or motorcycle accidents can be amongst the most damaging but our specialist solicitors are experienced in negotiating the maximum compensation amount pertaining to your claim.
Medical negligence, now re-defined as Clinical negligence relates to a breach of the duty of care by your healthcare provider and is grounds for compensation. Our solicitors are experienced in this type of injury claim and can offer free advice on further advancing your claims process for people based in Cardiff and the surrounding area.
Wales has a non-fatal injury rate which is statistically significantly higher than the overall rate for Great Britain. Over 2,000 reported workplace related accidents occurred in the South West for people in their current or most recent job according to recent government data.
For work-related illnesses, in the South West, there was an estimated 69,000 self-reported illnesses that were caused or made worse by the persons working environment most of which were attributed to stress, depression, and anxiety, or musculoskeletal disorders.
Slip, trip and fall accidents are the most common cause of injury not just in Cardiff but across the UK according to government data. Most often these injuries relate to manual handling and lifting procedures which should be carefully detailed in workplace procedures.
If you have sustained a similar type of Personal Injury in or around Cardiff, whether in or out of the workplace, you may be entitled to make a personal injury claim.
where possible our solicitors work on a No Win No Fee agreement so there will be no upfront cost to process your claim, learn more about no win no fee agreements here.
Whether you are ready to start your claim now or are simply looking for more information, Cute Injury can help.