A guide to making a personal injury claim

By Jonathan Speight

Our national panel of lawyers help personal injury claimants throughout the UK retain more compensation with our fairer success fees.

No matter whether you live in Carronshore or anywhere else in England or Wales, Quittance can will handle your claim and we will set up a medical at a medical centre near your home.

Do I have a claim?

If you were injured in an accident in the last 3 years and a third party was responsible, we can assist you with an injury claim.

Do I have a claim?

Qualifying for personal injury compensation

Claims should usually be made within 3 years of the injury.

To win a personal injury case, it should be demonstrated that the defendant owed you a duty of care, that this duty of care was breached by the defendant, and the breach was the cause of your injury.

A brief, no-obligation call with an injury lawyer can give answers to your questions and useful guidance.

Compensation Calculator

How much compensation you are likely to be awarded is dependent on the nature and seriousness of your injuries. Our injury calculator provides a realistic idea of the compensation you will receive for your injuries and financial losses.

How much can I claim?

Work accident claims in Carronshore

Worker injured in accident

We have assisted people, from farm workers to commissioning engineers, to claim maximum compensation.

For more information: Injured at work claim

Road traffic accident claims in Carronshore

Cars involved in a road accident

Road traffic accidents involving vehicles in Carronshore are reasonably common. Government statistics reveal 3 fatal accidents, 37 serious accidents and 283 slight accidents in 2013 in Falkirk (Total events were 323 local authority area. By 2014 accidents decreased to 296.

Quittance's panel of legal advisors have a wealth of experience in negotiating the highest compensation for people hurt in a car or motorbike crash in Carronshore.

For more information: Road traffic accident claim

Other claims we handle

Serious injury lawyers handling claims in Carronshore

The lasting effect a serious or catastrophic injury has is acknowledged by Courts when they are determining how much compensation to pay. Compensation will lessen the impact of bills other financial issues on a claimant and their dependants so they can focus on recovery and rehabilitation.

Quittance's network of law firms work with the other side's legal representatives, insurance companies and doctors and health professionals to make sure claimants impacted by serious accidents and injuries get legal and medical support. Injuries and illnesses which are considered by the Courts to be serious range from cancer to eye injuries.

For more information: Serious injury compensation

Slips, trips and falls

Reported statistics indicate that slips and trips are the most common cause of accidents leading to injury at work. Slips, trips and falls are often forerunner to accidents incorrectly attributed to other causes e.g. being hit by material under pressure, a fall from a ladder or an exposure to fire accident. Public place accident claims injuries such as sprained ankles occurring on potholes are also quite prevalent with pothole trips having occurred on Main St and on Garrison Place.

Medical negligence in Carronshore

Clinical negligence describes when someone is injured due to a registrar, nurse or other health worker's lack of care. If you have been injured by clinical negligence, our panel of specialist clinical negligence solicitors can help you claim compensation from the NHS hospital or private clinic.

You could make a formal complaint if you only want an explanation as to what went wrong rather than financial compensation. For example, you can write to Forth Valley Royal Hospital, Stirling Road, Larbert, Falkirk, to go through the NHS complaints procedure against NHS Forth Valley.

For more information: Medical negligence compensation

Carronshore 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 Carronshore and the whole of the UK.

Read more about No win, no fee injury claims.

Meet the QLS team

The national panel of Quittance solicitors carry out the legal work for all types of claim in Carronshore, from relatively minor claims to life-changing injury. Chosen on the basis of their success rate in winning claims, our lawyers have years of dedicated experience recovering compensation for their clients.

Meet the team - click here.

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

What is your track record of handling claims in Carronshore?

Quittance Legal Services is a national panel of results-focussed personal injury lawyers dedicated to helping people in Carronshore, Stirlingshire and throughout the country, get compensation.

Our expert solicitors have helped 100's of injured claimants in Stirlingshire get compensation for a range of accidents and injuries, from part-time worker injuries to car accidents.

Local medical appointments, home appointments (if necessary) and an expert team at the end of the phone, mean making a claim is as stress-free as possible.


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

If your claim is not successful, 100% of the solicitor's fees are covered. This means that there is no financial risk to you.

How to choose the best no win no fee personal injury lawyer for your needs

Finding the most suitable law firm to represent you is your most important step towards getting the best settlement or award for your injuries.

With over 75 offices within 25 miles of Carronshore, how do you make sure you choose the ideal one to help you?

What should you look for when checking reviews for solicitors in Carronshore?

Different lawyers adopt many different approaches, from sympathetic to strictly professional. Personal injury solicitor reviews are a great resource to compare the approach and service levels taken by individual firms.

Compensation is limited to costs you have had to bear as a result of the injury and by set recommended 'general damages' depending on the nature of the injury. Experience can also have an impact on the amount of compensation your solicitor will be able to negotiate. Find out more here.

You should be aware that the amount of compensation you get to keep can vary considerably from firm to firm (2015 research). No Win, No Fee solicitors will expect you to pay a success fee and an ATE insurance premium. For minor achilles tendon injuries, for example, the compensation you actually keep could vary from ?5,885 to ?10,175 depending on the fees charged by your lawyer.

Does the location of the personal injury solicitor matter?

You do not need to pick a personal injury solicitor near you.

Usually, the only aspect that does require a local service is the medical exam. This exam provides necessary medical evidence to support your claim, and is carried out in partnership with a member of our national medical network.

Your lawyer will arrange for a medical practitioner in your area to conduct your medical.

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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Jonathan Speight, Senior litigator

About the author

Jonathan has over 30 years' experience in the personal injury sector and has been awarded the rank of Senior Litigator by the Association of Personal Injury Lawyers (APIL).

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