A guide to making a personal injury claim

By Jenny Jones

Quittance's nationwide network of lawyers help claimants across the UK retain more of their personal injury settlement with our fairer success fees.

Whether you are based in Coupar Angus or anywhere else in England or Wales, Quittance can assist with your claim and we will set up a medical report at a local medical centre.

Have I got a claim?

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

Do I have a claim?

Elligibility to make a personal injury claim

Claimants with certain illnesses or conditions like noise-induced deafness are frequently still able to claim even if the condition developed as the result of events that happened years ago. In these circumstances, it is the date you are informed of your diagnosis that matters.

Whether claiming for a slip, trip or work accident in Coupar Angus, making a successful claim has three key components. It must be demonstrated on the balance of probabilities that a duty of care was owed, that this duty was breached, and the breach was the cause of the injury or illness.

Your lawyer will explain how your claim relates to the points.

Compensation calculator

How much compensation you are likely to be awarded is based on a number of factors. Our online claim calculator provides an estimate of the level of compensation you are due.

How much can I claim?

Work accident claims in Coupar Angus

Worker injured in accident

Quittance has handled claims for contractors, self employed or employed people hurt in an accident, from hotel workers to commercial horticulturists, to seek financial compensation.

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Road traffic accident claims in Coupar Angus

Cars involved in a road accident

Road accidents involving all vehicles in Coupar Angus are common. Statistics from accidents reported to the police show a total of 397 accidents (299 slight accidents, 87 serious accidents and 11 fatal accidents) in 2013 in Perth and Kinross local authority area. By 2014 total accidents had decreased to 283.

Our network of no win, no fee personal injury lawyers have vast experience in obtaining optimum compensation for claimants who have sustained an injury in a road accident in Coupar Angus.

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Other injury claims

Slip, trip and fall accidents

Health and Safety figures reveal that slips and trips are the most prevalent cause of injury at work as a whole. Slips and trips are quite often the cause of accidents attributed to other reasons for instance being hit by tools in use, a fall from a ladder or an electrical discharge accident. Public liability negligence claims injuries such as sprained wrists suffered on obstructed walkways are also quite prevalent with incidents having occurred on High St and on George St.

Serious injury

The long-term effect a serious or catastrophic injury has will be recognised by insurers and the Courts when they are determining a claim. By reducing the stress a major injury imposes on an injured person and their dependants, compensation allows individuals to focus on their recovery and rehabilitation.

Quittance's panel of solicitors engage with medical providers, insurers and the legal system ensuring people impacted by serious accidents and injuries receive the support they need.

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Medical negligence in Coupar Angus

Medical negligence (clinical negligence) describes when a patient sustains an injury or illness due to the lack of care of a registrar, nurse or other health worker. Quittance's expert panel of injury lawyers can help you claim compensation from the NHS trust or private clinic responsible.

Alternatively, you could use the NHS Resolution process if you are only looking for an explanation as to what went wrong as opposed to claiming compensation. For example, to go through the NHS complaints procedure against NHS Tayside, you can contact Ninewells Hospital, Dundee.

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Coupar Angus No Win, No Fee Solicitors

No win, no fee' means that you will not have to pay any legal fees whatsoever if your claim is not successful. Quittance's national network of solicitors cover Coupar Angus and work on a guaranteed no win, no fee basis.

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Meet the team

The national panel of Quittance solicitors handle every type of claim in Coupar Angus, from less severe claims to serious road injury claims. Selected because of their track record in winning claims, our lawyers have years of experience.

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

What experience do your solicitors have of handling claims in Coupar Angus?

Quittance Legal Services (QLS) is a UK-wide panel of specialist personal injury solicitors that helps people in Coupar Angus, Perth and Kinross and across the country, recover injury compensation.

Last year, we assisted hundreds of claimants throughout Perth and Kinross get compensation for a range of injury circumstances, including accidents on building sites and road accidents.

Medical centres in every town in the UK, convenient home appointments (if required) and an expert team at the end of the phone, make our claims process as clear and straightforward as possible.


Can I get 100% No Win, No Fee?

If your claim is not successful, our No Win, No Fee policy covers 100% of your legal fees. This means you will never be out of pocket.

How do you choose the best no win no fee personal injury lawyer?

It can take months for the majority of claims to conclude. Injury claims for very serious injury or illness can take longer. The SRA regulates all solicitors, however the quality of service does vary.

Given the impact your legal representative can have on your experience of making a claim, choosing a lawyer to fit your requirements is vital.

Does the location of the law firm matter?

Many injury lawyers operate across the country, allowing claimants to make a choice based on factors including level of success fees charged and quality of service.

Usually, the only aspect that needs a local service provider 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.

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

Reviews for personal injury solicitors in Coupar Angus

Discussing you claim with a solicitor is useful if you have any questions about their approach. Before picking up the phone, looking up personal injury solicitor reviews should give you a clear understanding of the difference between service levels offered by firms.

The disparity in personal injury fees between solicitors is a material consideration for claimants.

E.g. the amount of compensation retained by a claimant accepting a settlement of ?25,943 for serious foot injuries can vary from ?15,566 to ?22,051.

See : How to compare personal injury 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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Jenny Jones, Senior litigator

About the author

With over 20 years' experience in the law, Jenny has spent the last decade specialising in personal injury, with a particular focus on industrial disease cases.

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