A guide to making a personal injury claim

By Jonathan Speight

Our nationwide panel of lawyers help clients across the UK to keep more of their settlement or damages with our fairer success fees.

Whether you are based in Conon Bridge or anywhere else in the UK, our experienced personal injury solicitors can handle your claim and we will arrange a medical assessment at a centre near you .

Do I have a compensation claim?

Updated: September 10, 2016

If you were injured in an accident in the last 3 years and a third party was responsible, our panel of award-winning solicitors can assist you with an injury claim.

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Elligibility to make a personal injury claim

Claims for personal injury compensation must, in the majority of cases, be made within three years.

To win a Conon Bridge personal injury case, your lawyer must demonstrate that the Defendant owed you a duty of care, that the Defendant breached that duty, and that your injury or illness was caused by that breach.

Your solicitor can take you through each of these key issues and will explain how they apply to your claim.

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Find out how much you can claim

How much compensation you are likely to be awarded depends on a number of criteria. Our injury calculator gives a realistic idea of the compensation you will receive for your injuries and financial losses.

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Work accident claims in Conon Bridge

Worker injured in accident

We have assisted people, from gardeners to child psychotherapists, to claim injury compensation.

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Road traffic accident claims in Conon Bridge

Cars involved in a road accident

Our panel of professional no win, no fee solicitors are experienced in achieving maximum compensation for people hurt in a car or motorbike accident in Conon Bridge.

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Other claims handled by Quittance

Clinical and medical negligence in Conon Bridge

Medical negligence (clinical negligence) is the term for when a patient is injured due to the carelessness of a consultant or other health professional. If you have been the victim of medical negligence, we can help you claim compensation from the NHS hospital or private clinic.

Alternatively, you could follow the NHS complaints procedure if you are just looking for the hospital to explain what happened rather than financial damages. To make a complaint against NHS Highland, for example, you can write to NHS Highland, PO Box 5713, Inverness, the Highlands.

Find out more: Medical negligence compensation

Slips and trips

Health and Safety figures expose the fact that slips, trips and falls are by far the most frequent cause of injury in the workplace in 2015. These types of accident are sometimes the cause of injuries recorded in a different category e.g. being hit by a runaway vehicle or an electrical discharge accident. Public place negligence claims injuries such as strained muscles suffered on slippery pavements are also common with recent slips having happened on Station Rd and on Smithfield.

Serious injury experts in Conon Bridge

Quittance's team recognise the change an injury claim will make to people affected by serious and catastrophic injury. Compensation will ease the impact of bills other financial issues and take the pressure off an injured person enabling them to prioritise recovery. Our panel of solicitor firms work with insurance companies, medical professionals and the Defendant's representatives to ensure Claimants impacted by major accidents get legal and medical support. Injuries and illnesses considered to be serious include lung cancer, brain tumours and deep vein thrombosis.

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Conon Bridge 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 Conon Bridge and the whole of the UK.

Read more about No win, no fee injury claims.

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Meet the QLS team

Our nationwide panel of solicitors handle all types of personal injury claims in Conon Bridge and including fast track, complex and catastrophic injury claims. Selected for their track record in winning claims, our solicitors have years of experience.

Meet the team - click here.

Kevin Walker Serious Injury Panel Solicitor
Jessica Thompson Workplace Stress Panel Solicitor
Ross Slater Scottish Panel Personal Injury Solicitor
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What experience do your solicitors have of injury claims in Conon Bridge?

Quittance is a nationwide panel of results-focussed solicitors that assists people injured in Conon Bridge, the Highlands and across the UK, recover injury compensation.

Last year, we assisted hundreds of people throughout the Highlands seek compensation for a range of injury circumstances, including building site accidents and car accidents.

Local medical centres, convenient home appointments (if required) and an expert team at the end of the phone, mean that claiming compensation is as convenient and stress-free as possible.

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FAQs

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.

Locating the right injury lawyer for you

Selecting the most appropriate solicitor to help you is your most important step towards achieving the best compensation award.

How can you ensure you select the most appropriate firm to represent you?

Conon Bridge solicitor reviews

The levels of service offered by injury lawyers can vary enormously.

Online reviews can certainly be enlightening when weighing up which lawyer to instruct.

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The difference in personal injury success fees and insurance premiums between solicitors working on Conditional Fee Agreements is quite significant

For instance the amount retained by a successful Claimant who was awarded ?7,243 for injuries from inhaling toxic fumes or smoke could conceivably vary from ?4,346 to ?6,156.

Additional reading How much compensation can you claim?

Do you have to choose a lawyer in Conon Bridge?

Claimants are not restricted to local firms and can make a selection based on the success fee a solicitor charges or other service factors.

Usually, the only aspect that will need to be performed locally 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 network of medical professionals.

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

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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