Have you been injured in an accident that was not your fault?
If your life and ability to work has been affected by an injury, we can help.
Every year, we help injured people in Conon Bridge, Highland and across the UK get compensation for:
Am I entitled to make a personal injury claim?
If you have been injured or made ill in an accident that was not your fault, you may be able to claim financial compensation. To make a successful claim, your injury must have happened:
- in the last three years (limitation) and
- was caused by another party (causation) and
- that party owed you a duty of care (liability).
Are there any other points to consider?
Yes. In reality, several other factors can affect whether a successful no win, no fee claim will be possible, such as the type of accident or when the date of knowledge was.
We can confirm your eligibility to claim over the phone. Speak to a legal expert now on 0800 376 1001. Alternatively, find out if you have a claim with our Claim Checker:
The amount of money you could claim for your injury will depend on:
- the extent of your injury, and
- any financial losses or costs you have incurred.
At the start of your claim, your solicitor will consider the many ways your injury has affected your life. Your solicitor will take all of these effects into account to calculate the correct compensation award for you.
This calculation will factor in 'general damages' and 'special damages'.
General damages are awarded for pain, suffering and loss of amenity (PSLA).
Awards for general damages are set by the Judicial College and published in their guidelines for personal injury awards.
Special damages are for financial losses and expenses you have incurred as a result of the accident.
What can I claim for after an injury? (see list)
Examples of special damages (losses you can claim for) include:
- Lost earnings (including future earnings)
- Medical treatment costs
- Travel costs
- Costs of care
- Costs of adapting your home or car
Calculate my injury compensation
Calculating how much compensation you can claim for an injury can be complicated.
Our injury compensation calculator tells you if you may have a claim, how much compensation you could claim, and what you can claim for.
Find out what your injury claim could be worth now:
Road accident claims in Conon Bridge
You can start a claim for compensation if you are involved in an accident and injured on Conon Bridge's roads as the result of another driver's carelessness.
It does not matter if you sustained an injury in a hit-and-run, or were hurt in a car accident, our team are here. The Quittance guide to road accident compensation explains what you need to know about starting a claim.Road accident claims
Work accident claims in Conon Bridge
If you?ve suffered an injury following an accident at work, you may be able to claim financial compensation.
Whether you had a fall or developed carpal tunnel syndrome, our work injury claim guide explains what you need to know about making a successful compensation claim.Work accident claims
Other types of injury claim
Public place injuries
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.
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
More injury claim types
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. The 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.
Find out more: Serious injury compensation
Conon Bridge No win, no fee Solicitors
A No Win, No Fee agreement protects injured claimants by ensuring that they will not need to pay any legal fees if their claim is unsuccessful. This agreement is also called a Conditional Fee Agreement or CFA.
Under a CFA, Conon Bridge injury claimants will also not have to pay any fees upfront.
The Quittance No Win, No Fee guarantee
Our No Win, No Fee solicitors have helped injured people in Conon Bridge, Highland and throughout the UK make a claim without any financial risk to you.
What do I pay if I win my injury claim?
Your injury solicitor will receive a success fee when they settle your injury claim. This fee is deducted from your final compensation.
By law, a solicitor's success fee can be up to a maximum of 25%, whichever law firm you choose.
You can discuss the success fee percentage with your injury lawyer, before the claim process starts.
What do I pay if I do not win my injury claim?
You will not have to pay any legal fees if your solicitor does not win your injury claim. Your solicitor may take out insurance to ensure there will be nothing to pay.
Specialist solicitors with an excellent track record of securing injury compensation for claimants.
Your lawyer will work hard to ensure you receive a compensation settlement that accurately reflects the pain, suffering and losses you have incurred as the result of your injury.
If would like to start a No Win No Fee claim, or have any questions at all, speak to us.
We are open 8am to 9pm weekdays, 9am to 6pm on Saturday, and 9.30am to 5pm on Sunday.
Call us FREE 0800 376 1001 or arrange a callback:
if you can claim
to start a claim
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.
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.
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.
Read more Quittance reviews
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.
Can I claim for someone else?
Yes. In certain circumstances, it is possible to claim compensation on behalf of another person in the capacity of a 'litigation friend'.
If an injured person is either too young or vulnerable, too injured or otherwise unable to claim on their own behalf, their litigation friend can handle the claim process on behalf of the injured person.
The litigation friend will be responsible for communicating with the solicitors, and for making decisions in respect of the claim.
Can I claim if I was partly responsible for an accident?
You may still be able to claim compensation even if you contributed to your accident or to your injuries.
However, if you were partly to blame (known as contributory negligence), your compensation may be reduced and it may be more difficult to prove liability.
How long will my claim take?
The length of time needed to secure compensation can vary considerably.
For example, straightforward car accident claims can settle in a matter of weeks, whereas complex medical negligence cases can take years.
Injury claims can also take longer if it is not clear who is responsible for your injury, or if liability is denied by the defendant.
Taken from average case times, this table sets out approximately how long personal injury claims take to settle:
Personal injury claim type
Estimated claim duration*
4 to 9 months
6 to 9 months
12 to 36 months
12 to 18 months
6 to 9 months
3 to 4 months**
12 to 18 months**
**Official Criminal Injuries Compensation Authority (CICA) Government agency and Motor Insurers’ Bureau (MIB) figures.
Will I have to go to court?
Highly unlikely. The vast majority of claims that are settled by the solicitor panel are settled out of court.
Only a very small percentage (approx. 5%) of personal injury claims go to court. Generally, only very complex cases, or those where liability cannot be resolved, end up in court.
Cases that do ultimately go to court are held in front of a judge, not a jury.
Will I have to go to a solicitor's office?
No. You will not need visit a solicitor's office. As with most professional services, it is no longer necessary to meet face to face with your solicitor. Personal injury claims are dealt with via email, post and telephone.
Should you need to have a medical, this will be arranged at a medical centre near you or at your GP's surgery.
Can I get an early compensation payment?
If you suffer financial hardship as a result of an injury, you may be able to claim an interim compensation payment.
An interim payment is a partial settlement of your claim which is paid before your claim is concluded. The amount you receive in interim payments would then be deducted from your final compensation settlement or award.