Car accidents are a frequent occurrence on today’s busy roads. Accidents of this type can both stressful and time consuming to sort out so it’s important to appoint the right legal representive. We operate a No Win No Fee service and can arrange everything from replacement vehicle to compensation and rehabilitation.
Our job as your conveyancing solicitor is to oversee the legal process in either the sale or purchase of your property. Our experienced team of property solicitors will take the stress out of the transaction allowing you to concentrate on the more important things in like moving home.
We understand that being injurded in a work enviroment can cause allot of issues financially and with day today life, Get in contact today to see if you are elegible for compensation.
Being the victim of a failed medical or beauty procedure can leave you feeling alone. We are here to listen to your complaint and advise you of your rights as a consumer. Our first class medical negligence department will provide you with all the answers you need to determine your prospects of success
Has the property you occupy made you or someone in your household unwell? Damp properties can cause damage to your belongings but most off all can lead to serious health problems. Don’t delay contact our housing disrepair department today.
Have you been sold insurance alongside your credit card, accounts or mortgage? We can help you claim back your miss sold payment protect insurance, don’t delay contact our payment protection department today.
If you have been diagnosed with an industrial disease, or suffer with a condition that has been caused by your work, you may be eligible to claim compensation. Contact our Industrial Disease Department today.
Slips, Trips & Falls
What starts out as a simple shopping trip can sometimes end up in a local accident and emergency department. Slip trip or fall accidents are one of the most common types of accidents and can lead to serious injuries such as back problems, paralysis, broken bones and head injuries. If you have slipped or tripped through no fault of your own, then contact us today to find our if you have a claim for compensation.
Are you looking for help and advice in relation to family law? We understand family law can be a sensitive and difficult area to negotiate. We have a wealth of experience in this area and in most cases will offer a free no obligation phone call.
Housing Disrepair Claims Brighton
Housing disrepair can be a serious issue. It can often cause health issues, stress or damage to your belongings. Your landlord is responsible for ensuring that your property is kept in good condition and any repairs that are necessary are carried out in a timely manner. There are several areas that your landlord is responsible for:
- Ensuring any heating system provided is in a good working order
- Keeping the structure of the building, including drains, gutters, roofs, foundations and external pipes in good repair
- Keeping in proper working order the water, gas, electricity and sanitation including basins, sinks, baths and toilets
- Making sure that serious disrepair or dampness doesn’t make the building unfit for human habitation
- Ensuring the property is free from vermin infestation
If your landlord fails to adhere to these responsibilities then it is possible to take the landlord to court to claim compensation, even if you have already left the property and are living elsewhere. In order for any claim against your landlord to be valid, you must serve a legal notice against your landlord.
If you require more information in relation to this then please contact our expert team of solicitors either by phone or our instant live chat service below:
If your landlord fails to respond to the legal notice then you are able to make a claim to the small county claims court for compensation. Damage to belongings in relation to housing disrepair is also a valid area for a claim. There are various ways in which your belongings can become damaged by housing disrepair. This includes:
- Dampness or Mould – can damage clothes, bedding, curtains and other fabric within your home
- Leaks or other issues related to disrepair. – leaks within the home can cause damage to furniture and carpets
Sometimes this may be covered by home insurance which has been taken out by you or your landlord. However, if this is not the case then you are able to make a claim for compensation to the small claims court to claim back the cost of the item which has been damaged.
If you have any issues due to housing disrepair then it is important to collect several different types of evidence in order to support your claim. Try not to throw away any items which have been damaged as it would help your case if you are able to produce these in court. Taking photographs of the disrepair or any damage caused by it would also be extremely helpful. If you need to replace items which have been damaged then you should keep any receipts for these items to prove that you have had to purchase these. It would also benefit your case if you have any receipts for the original items to prove their worth while your claim is assessed.
Housing disrepair issues can also have a large effect on your health, especially when considering the effect that mould or dampness can have on your overall wellbeing. Certain types of mould have even been linked to various cancers and can aggravate many breathing conditions such as emphysema and other diseases related to COPD (Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease).
In situations where you believe that your health has been affected by the disrepair of your home, it is possible to make a claim based upon the severity of your illness. If you have been unable to work, the loss of earnings you may have suffered can also be recovered if it is possible to directly link the disrepair to your health issues. To help identify this link it is necessary to obtain an architect or surveyor’s report for your household as well as a doctor’s report verifying that the worsening of your health is related to the conditions you are living in.
If you have found that you have been unable to use parts of your household due to the disrepair then it is possible to claim for a refund of rent in proportion to the amount of your home which is uninhabitable. In extreme situations where your home is completely uninhabitable it is possible to claim up to 100% of your rent. This is called an ‘abatement of rent’.
Lastly, if you have found yourself inconvenienced due to the disrepair of your home so that you have been unable to use the facilities of the house in the normal way then you can press forwards with a claim for this inconvenience.
The amount awarded will depend upon the level of your inconvenience and the level of the disrepair. Housing disrepair can be a very complex area.
Here at Claims Liverpool we believe that knowledge is power, contact us NOW to speak to our Housing Disrepair team who will be more than happy to provide you with FREE expert advice.
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No Win No Fee arrangements (or Conditional Fee Arrangements; CFAs) ensure that if you do not win your accident claim, you do not have to pay your solicitor a fee. Insurance will cover you against the other side’s costs and expenses. If you win your no win no fee claim, you should receive your compensation free of any deductions, as your solicitor’s costs should be paid by the other side.
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