Updated: Friday, 2nd September 2016
Quittance's nationwide panel of solicitors help Claimants throughout England and Wales to keep more compensation.
Whether you are based in Coatbridge or anywhere else in the UK, our injury lawyers will manage your claim and we will always arrange a medical at a medical centre near you.
Making a personal injury claim
Personal injury claims should, in most cases, be made within a three-year window.
Extensive legislation exists to support Claimants seeking compensation for their injuries, and our panel of specialist lawyers have years of experience giving advice to clients on the strength of their claims.
To win a Coatbridge personal injury case, it must be proven 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.
The lawyer will discuss these issues and should look at how they apply in your case.
Advice for those searching for an injury lawyer
Compensation for a injury claim can take months, and even years in cases of serious injury, to be settled. All solicitors are regulated by the SRA, however the quality of service does vary.
Your lawyer should be someone you are able to rely on at every step of the process to provide both practical advice and legal guidance.
What should be considered when checking Coatbridge solicitor reviews?
There is often no substitute for picking up the phone and talking to a solicitor about your claim. Personal injury solicitor reviews are a useful when contrasting the approach taken by individual firms.
The contrast in the level of insurance premiums and success fees charged by solicitors working on Conditional Fee Agreements (CFA) is vast
As an example the amount of financial compensation retained by an injured person awarded £4,354 for a severe thumb dislocation can range from £2,612 to £3,701.
Read more at - Compare solicitors quotes
Will I need to select a local Coatbridge lawyer ?
Choosing a nearby law firm is not especially important as cases are managed remotely.
It is however necessary to choose a law firm that offers national medical centres (possibly even home visits) as Claimants will almost always be expected to go to an independent medical examination.
Which claims for compensation do you handle in Coatbridge?
Compensation can be claimed for a wide range of injury and illness throughout Coatbridge. We can help with injuries and illness including:
Medical negligence in Coatbridge
Clinical negligence (previously referred to as medical negligence) is where there has been a failure to carry out a responsibility by a medical professional, either NHS or private. An example could be a pressure sore compensation claim. Our panel of injury solicitors acting for North Lanarkshire and Coatbridge have helped Claimants with claims brought against private and NHS hospitals including Monklands District General Hospital, Monkscourt Avenue, Airdrie, ML6 0JS.
Coatbridge specialists for serious injury compensation
Quittance's team recognise the vital difference an injury claim can make to the lives of severely injured Claimants. By limiting the pressure catastrophic and serious injury places on a Claimant and their dependants, injury compensation enables individuals to prioritise recovery and rehabilitation.
Our network of solicitor firms have helped families claim compensation for a range of chronic conditions and catastrophic injuries. Injuries and medical conditions referred to as catastrophic or serious range from chronic pain to multiple fractures.
Road traffic accidents (RTA) in Coatbridge
Quittances network of road traffic accident (RTA) personal injury lawyers have decades of experience in obtaining the highest compensation for people who have sustained an injury in a car accident in Coatbridge.
Accidents involving cars, motorbikes and other vehicles in Coatbridge are reasonably common. Official statistics show a total of 653 accidents (575 slight accidents, 72 serious accidents and 6 fatal accidents) in 2013 in North Lanarkshire local authority district. By 2014 total accidents had decreased to 633. Accidents in the Coatbridge area in 2013 included car crashes on the A8 and A725 slip road and on the A725 and A89 roundabout.
Slip, trip and fall accidents
Health and Saftey Executive data indicate that employee slips, trips and falls are the most common accident at work as a whole. They are frequently the cause of accidents attributed to other causes for instance being hit by an object falling from a machine or an exposure to fire accident. Public liability litigation for injuries like broken collarbones suffered on poorly maintained paths are also quite common with recent pavement trips having occurred on Main Street and on C Leven Road.
Quittance has helped Claimants injured at work, from factory workers to community education officers, to claim work accident compensation.
How No Win, No Fee solicitors take care of claims for compensation in Coatbridge
No Win, No Fee agreements (or CFAs) cover Coatbridge Claimants from the obligation to pay their solicitor's fees if they do not succeed in their claim.
Will I need to pay any fees?
Quittance guarantee that No Win, No Fee means the injured party will never need to pay any of the law firm's costs in the event that your claim is unsuccessful. Read more about No Win, No Fee
What to do next
Whether you are ready to start you claim now or are simply looking for more information, Quittance can help.
Get answers to your questions
Before you instruct you should arm yourself with as much information about the process as you can. The right information helps you to make the best choice for your future.
Get more information before picking up the phone. Read more frequently asked questions here.
Start a personal injury claim
You can begin your compensation claim online here or call us on 0800 612 7456 to speak to the Quittance team.
If you have something else to ask or would like to discuss your options before starting, request a callback at a more convenient time or contact 0800 612 7456.