A guide to making a personal injury claim

By Jonathan Speight

Our nationwide network of lawyers help claimants across the country to retain more of their compensation.

No matter whether you live in Bridge of Allan or anywhere in the country, Quittance can will assist with your claim and we will always set up a medical report at a medical centre near you.

Can I make a injury claim?

If you suffered an injury in the last 3 years and a third party was at fault, Quittance can assist you with a compensation claim.

Do I have a claim?

Qualifying for personal injury compensation

Personal injury claims should, in the majority of cases, be made within a 3-year window.

In the majority of cases, proving an injury claim involves three components. It must be proven that a duty of care was owed, that this duty was breached, and the breach was the cause of the injury or illness.

Your solicitor should look at how these issues will relate to your injury claim.

How much compensation could I get?

The amount of financial compensation you are likely to receive is calculated with reference to Judicial College Guidelines. Our easy to use injury calculator gives a realistic idea of your likely compensation.

How much can I claim?

Work accident claims in Bridge of Allan

Worker injured in accident

Quittance has assisted people, from dental nurses to building services engineers, to seek financial compensation.

For more information: Work injury compensation claims

Road traffic accident claims in Bridge of Allan

Cars involved in a road accident

Accidents involving cars, motorcycles and other vehicles in Bridge Of Allan are not uncommon. Police reporters reveal that there were a total of 302 accidents (232 slight accidents, 66 serious accidents and 4 fatal accidents) in 2013 in Stirling local authority. By 2014 the total had decreased to 224.

Quittance's panel of skilled road traffic accident legal advisors are experienced in securing the highest general and special damages for anyone who has been hurt in a car or motorcycle crash in Bridge Of Allan.

For more information: Road accident compensation claim

Other claims we handle

Clinical negligence in Bridge Of Allan

When someone is injured or becomes ill due to a doctor, nurse or other medical professional's lack of care, it may be possible to claim compensation for medical negligence. Our specialist panel of injury lawyers can help you claim compensation from the trust or private hospital liable for your injury.

Alternatively, you could make a formal complaint if you just want the hospital to explain what happened rather than claiming compensation. For example, you can contact Forth Valley Royal Hospital, Stirling Road, Larbert, Falkirk, to raise a complaint against NHS Forth Valley.

For more information: Medical negligence compensation

Slips and trips

Health and Saftey Executive (HSE) figures underscore the fact that employee slips and trips are the most common cause of accidents leading to injury in the workplace in 2014/15. Slips, trips and falls are sometimes forerunner to injuries categorised as another type of accident like being hit by a moving object, when helping another person or a drowning accident. Public liability cases for injuries such as sprained arms suffered on obstructed pathways are also common with trips having happened on Fountain Rd and on Alloa Rd.

Bridge of Allan serious injury compensation claims

The lasting effect serious injury has will be understood by the Courts when determining injury compensation.

Compensation should lessen the financial load on a claimant and their dependants so they can focus on recovery and rehabilitation. Quittance's panel of expert solicitors for many years have aided people impacted by serious accidents.

For more information: Serious injury compensation

Bridge of Allan No Win, No Fee Solicitors

No win, no fee' means that there will be no legal fees to pay if your claim is unsuccessful. Our national network of no win, no fee solicitors cover Bridge of Allan and the whole of the UK.

For more information, see No win, no fee injury claims.

Meet our team

Quittance Legal Services' nationwide network of solicitors take on all types of compensation claims in Bridge of Allan, including short-term, serious and life-changing injury claims. Chosen for their track record in recovering compensation, our solicitors have years of dedicated experience.

To meet more of our team, click here.

Kevin Walker Serious Injury Panel Solicitor
Jessica Thompson Workplace Stress Panel Solicitor
Ross Slater Scottish Panel Personal Injury Solicitor

Have Quittance solicitors won many injury claims in Bridge of Allan?

Quittance Legal Services (QLS) is a national network of award winning personal injury lawyers that assists people injured in Bridge of Allan, Stirlingshire and throughout the country, get compensation.

Our solicitors have helped 100's of injured claimants across Stirlingshire get compensation for a range of injury circumstances, including car accidents and accidents at work.

With a 90% success rate, we make the claim process as convenient and stress-free as possible. Local medical centres, convenient home appointments (if required) and a team of experts only a phone call away, means you can focus on your recovery.


Do you work on a 100% No Win, No Fee basis?

Our no win, no fee service means that 100% of your legal fees are covered if your case is not successful. With nothing to pay up front, the success fee is only payable if you win your case.

How do you find the best no win no fee personal injury solicitor?

Identifying a suitable PI solicitor to act for you is the most important step towards negotiating the best compensation award.

With some 31 offices within 25 miles of Bridge Of Allan SRA website 2015) - how do you make certain you choose the best law firm to take on your case?

Check Bridge Of Allan personal injury solicitor reviews

The quality of legal advice provided by lawyers, as with any service, can differ.

Researching reviews can be enlightening when weighing up which solicitor to select.

Find out more Personal injury solicitors reviews

Will I have to choose a personal injury solicitor near me?

As with many professional services, you do not need to pick a law firm near you.

The only element of a personal injury claim that usually should be carried out locally is the medical. This exam is carried out in partnership with a member of our national network of medical professionals.

Wherever your solicitor is based, they will arrange for a local medical expert to carry out the exam.

The contrast in the level of insurance premiums and success fees between different lawyers can have a significant impact on your compensation.

To illustrate the point, the amount of compensation retained by a claimant agreeing on a settlement of ?43,868 for back injuries causing chronic permanent symptoms could vary from ?26,321 to ?37,287.

Additional reading Compare personal injury solicitors fees

Case studies

Serious Injury Solicitor

Rakhi Chauhan secures £80,000 following a road collision with a lorry

The victim was forced off the road when a lorry driver fell asleep at the wheel.

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Serious Injury Solicitor

Kevin Walker obtains £80,000 for a construction worker's catastrophic hand injury

The worker also recieved trauma-specialist physiotherapy, welfare advice and state-of-the-art prostheses.

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Paul Carvis, Personal injury solicitor

About the author

Paul is a member of the Law Society Personal Injury Panel, a member of the Association of Personal Injury Lawyers, and has served as a Deputy District Judge, giving him a uniquely broad understanding of the claims process.

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