Updated: Monday, 5th September 2016
Quittance's national network of solicitors help Claimants throughout England and Wales retain more of their settlement or damages with our fairer success fees.
No matter whether you are based in Cowie or anywhere else in England or Wales, our injury solicitors can assist with your claim and we will arrange a medical report at a medical centre near you.
Making a personal injury claim
Extensive legislation is in place to support Claimants seeking compensation for their injuries, and our network of lawyers have many years of experience giving advice to their clients on the strength of their claims.
People with certain illnesses or conditions like repetitive strain injuries may still be eligible for compensation even if the illness was triggered by events some years ago. In such cases, it is the date of diagnosis that matters.
For the majority of injury claims, proving a claim involves three components. It needs to be shown 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 should consider how each of the points relates to your case.
How to find the best personal injury solicitor for your compensation claim
In most cases a claim for compensation can take months to agree a settlement. In the most serious claims, some claims can take over a year. The SRA regulate strictly legal advice given by all solicitors, however they do not regulate many factors of interest to people affected by injury, such as speed or level of service.
Your legal representative should be someone you are able to rely on throughout the claims process to provide expert legal guidance and compassionate practical advice.
Cowie personal injury solicitor reviews
Service levels provided by injury lawyers, as with any service, vary enormously.
Researching online reviews can be informative when trying to decide which solicitor to pick.
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Will I need a local legal firm ?
The location of the solicitors office is not important as injury cases are run without the need to meet the solicitor.
However, you should select a law firm with national medical centres (possibly even home visits) as you will be expected to attend a medical assessment.
The difference in the level of success fees and After the Event (ATE) insurance premiums between firms is quite surprising.
For instance the amount of financial compensation retained by a Claimant who was awarded £11,863 for serious thumb injuries can range from £7,118 to £10,083.
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Injury compensation claims we conduct in Cowie
Our network of experienced lawyers help Claimants receive compensation for a wide range of injury and illness.
Slips, trips and falls
Recorded data show that slips and trips continue to be the most frequent cause of injury at work. They are frequently the cause of accidents incorrectly attributed to other causes e.g. being hit by a moving object, a fall from a ladder or a harmful substance accident. Public place accident claims injuries like fractured vertebrae sustained on raised flagstones are also quite common with pothole trips having occurred on Main St and on Kersemill.
Road traffic claims
Our group of accredited personal injury lawyers have years of experience in getting maximum settlements for people who have sustained an injury in a road accident in Cowie.
Road traffic accidents involving cars, motorbikes and other vehicles in Cowie are common. Government statistics reveal a total of 302 accidents (232 slight accidents, 66 serious accidents and 4 fatal accidents) in 2013 in Stirling council area. In 2014 total accidents had decreased to 224. Incidents in the Cowie area in 2013 included car crashes on the single carriageway of the A9 and A91 roundabout and on the B9124 and A91 roundabout.
We have helped self employed and employed people, from nurses to computer sales supports, to claim compensation from their employer.
We understand the vital change a successful claim will make to the lives of severely injured Claimants. Compensation will lessen the financial burden on an injured Claimant and their family enabling them to focus on recovery.
Quittance's panel of expert solicitor firms have helped families recover compensation for a range of major injuries and conditions. Injuries and illnesses categorised as catastrophic or serious range from major surgical negligence to head injuries.
Medical negligence in Cowie
Clinical negligence - at one time called medical negligence - is the term used to describe a breach of the duty of care on the part of a healthcare provider. Our panel of lawyers acting for Stirling and Cowie have worked on legal cases brought against local hospitals including Stirling Community Hospital, Livilands Gate, Stirling, FK8 2AU.
How No Win, No Fee solicitors handle claims for compensation in Cowie
Solicitors taking care of Cowie injury claims mostly work on a CFA (Conditional Fee Agreement). This is commonly referred to as a No Win, No Fee agreement.
The CFA prevents the lawyer from charging any fees if the claim fails.
A success fee will be charged by Cowie lawyers that work under a No Win, No Fee agreement. This fee is usually 25% and is deducted from the compensation settlement.
Are there any additional fees that need to be paid?
No Win, No Fee should mean that there is nothing to pay if the claim is unsuccessful and you have no hidden costs. With our No Win, No Fee, there will be no catch and there is no risk of losing out.
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What to do next
Whether you are ready to start you claim now or are simply looking for more information, Quittance can help.
Get your questions answered
Quittance offer jargon-free answers helping people affected by injury determine whether to start a claim.
If you need more information before picking up the phone, try our FAQ pages.
Start your injury claim
You can start your claim for compensation here or phone us on 0800 612 7456 to discuss your claim with a member of the Quittance team.
Contact Quittance's panel of experts today for more information about the process. Request a callback or phone us on 0800 612 7456.