Wigan Council Compensation Information
Wigan council has one of the highest rates of compensation pay-outs in the country. The combination of a growing population, great travel connections and cuts to government funding have left local councils vulnerable to planning failures and employee negligence. As such, there are many instances where your local council will be directly responsible for your personal injuries. In these cases, you need a professional, legal team to help you get the Wigan council compensation you need.
What Injuries Could I Hold Wigan Council Responsible For?
There are many kinds of injuries that you could suffer as a result of Wigan Council’s negligence towards you. Some of these injuries may be minor, but they can also be extremely serious. Just some of the injuries that you might suffer include broken bones, damaged ligaments, torn muscles and injuries caused by road traffic accidents. Whatever kind of injury you’ve suffered, we’re here for you. The Tylers team can help you to hold your local council responsible for their negligence and ensure that you get the compensation you’re entitled to.
How Common Are Claims Against Wigan Council?
Claims against Wigan Council are much more common than you might think. Between 2013 and 2015, for example, Wigan payed out more than £2,000,000 in compensation to council workers, pedestrians and drivers. That is one of the highest amounts paid out by any Council in the North-West! They’ve been forced to pay out compensation for a variety of reasons, from industrial illness to trips, slips and falls, to potholes or council worker negligence.
Why Should I Choose Tylers’ No-Win, No-Fee Solicitors to Represent Me?
Here at Tylers Solicitors, we can provide a complete range of legal services to suit your needs. Our experienced team will do everything in our power to get you the compensation you need to move on with your life. Our experienced personal injury services have helped thousands of people across the UK to get the compensation they need. Whatever kind of injury you’ve suffered due to the negligence of Wigan Council or council workers, we are here for you. If you’re looking for an experienced team of no-win, no-fee solicitors to deal with your claims against Wigan council, get in touch today.
How Will I Know If I’m Eligible to Claim Against Wigan Council?
If you’ve been injured by Wigan Council’s negligence or neglect, you may be entitled to make a claim. Our experienced personal injury team can help you to understand if you’re eligible to claim against your local council. So long as you’ve been injured by the council or a council worker, and you can’t be blamed, you will be able to make a claim.
Wigan Council Compensation Calculator
The amount of compensation that you will receive depends on a variety of factors. The main decider is the severity of your injuries, and the impact that they will have on your life. Other factors may come into consideration, such as the culpability of Wigan Council when it comes to your injuries. Are you curious about how much compensation your injury could be worth? Use our simple online compensation calculator today!
Slips, Trips & Falls Compensation Amounts
In most cases, slips, trips and falls caused by the local council are relatively minor. In many cases, these injuries lead to little more than minor cuts, bruises and abrasions. However, it is also possible that these relatively minor accidents can cause serious injuries with long-term symptoms. If you slip and land on your head, for example, you may be left with brain damage or long-term paralysis. If you’ve suffered a slip, trip or fall caused by Wigan Council, get in touch with Tylers Solicitors today!
Up to £307,000
Injured While Working for Wigan Council Compensation Amounts
If you’re a council employee, and you’ve suffered an injury at work, you may be able to claim against the council directly. There are dozens of ways in which Wigan Council can be held responsible for your injuries. Some of the most common causes of Wigan council employee injuries include improper training or equipment, a lack of safety precautions or negligence in planning roadworks or a construction project. Some of these injuries can be relatively minor, but many can be much more serious.
Up to £307,000
Wigan Road Traffic Accidents Caused by the Local Council Compensation Amounts
If you’ve been in a road traffic accident caused by Wigan Council’s negligence, you may be entitled to claim for compensation. These RTAs could be caused by failing traffic lights, issues with the road’s surface or even a crash involving a council vehicle. If you’ve suffered any kind of road traffic accident in Wigan, caused by the local council, get in touch with Tylers today!
Up to £112,750
Injured by Wigan Council Negligence Compensation Amounts
If you’ve suffered any kind of injury due to the negligence of Wigan Council, you’ll be entitled to make a claim for compensation. Whether you live in Wigan, Greater Manchester or you were simply passing through, you’ll still be able to claim for any injuries caused by the council’s negligence. These injuries can be caused by poorly maintained playgrounds, electrical setups and piping issues, or even faulty staircases / hazardous surfaces.
Up to £136,700
Frequently Asked Questions
Is Tylers a No-Win, No-Fee Personal Injury Solicitors for Wigan Council Claims?
Tylers Solicitors is an experienced, local team of no-win, no-fee personal injury solicitors. We are proud to provide a no-win, no-fee service to all our clients. That means, if your compensation claim isn’t successful, you don’t need to pay us a penny! Thanks to our no-win, no-fee service, you’ll be able to claim against Wigan council without spending a penny!
Is It Possible to Claim Against Wigan Council If I Don’t Live There?
Yes! You don’t need to live in the borough to make a claim against the local council! If you visited Wigan for the day or were simply passing through and suffered an injury caused by the council’s negligence, we are here for you. So long as your injury was caused by the council’s negligence, or the negligence of a council employee, you’ll be entitled to claim.
How Long Do I Have to Make a Personal Injury Claim Against Wigan Council?
As with any other kind of personal injury claim, you have up to 3 years from the date of the injury to make a claim for compensation. Some people may prefer to start the claim immediately while some prefer to wait until the full ramifications of their injury have developed. Please be aware that it can take up to 2 years to receive the compensation you’re entitled to, so it can be worth starting your claim as quickly as possible. However, so long as your claim begins within the 3-year period, you will be entitled to claim.
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