Updated: Friday, 2nd September 2016
Quittance's national panel of injury lawyers help Claimants across the country keep more compensation with our fairer success fees.
Whether you live in Dalkeith or anywhere else in England or Wales, Quittance can can manage your claim and we will always arrange a medical report at a medical centre near you.
Making a claim
Considerable legislation exists to support individuals considering a claim, and Quittance's network of solicitors have many years of experience giving advice to clients on the strength of their claims.
Claimants who have received a diagnosis of a medical condition or illness such as mesothelioma are frequently still able to claim even if the illness was triggered by events some years ago. The date of knowledge, or diagnosis is what matters in such circumstances.
In order to win a Dalkeith 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 lawyer can take you through each of these key issues and should look at how they apply in your case.
What factors to think about when finding the best personal injury solicitor
You will be liaising with your legal representative for a long period of time, from many months for minor injuries to potentially years for complex cases. All solicitors are regulated by the Solicitors Regulation Authority (SRA), but the quality of service does vary.
Given the impact your legal representative can have on your life, both during and after your recovery, picking an injury lawyer that matches your needs is an important first step.
Will you need to go with a local legal firm ?
The location of a law firm is not especially important as cases can be managed by phone, post and email.
However, you should go with a law firm that offers medical facilities near you as Claimants will be expected to attend a medical assessment.
Compensation is limited to costs you have had to bear as a result of the injury and by guidelines set out by the Judicial College. Experience can also have an impact on the amount of compensation your solicitor will be able to negotiate. Find out more here.
Solicitors working on a No Win, No Fee basis generally charge a success fee and for ATE insurance. Deductions from a Claimant's compensation for a severe thumb dislocation, for example, ranges from £3,190 to £5,500 (based on 2015 market data).
The key issue to be aware of is how much of your compensation will be taken to cover these fees.
Look into Dalkeith solicitor reviews
The levels of service offered by injury lawyers, as with any service, can vary a great deal.
Online reviews can certainly be helpful if you are weighing up which solicitor to work with.
Find out more Personal injury solicitors reviews
Compensation claims we handle in Dalkeith and Midlothian
Compensation can be arranged for a range of injuries in Dalkeith. Quittance have helped with injuries and medical conditions including:
Dalkeith lawyers for serious injury compensation
Quittance recognise the vital change a compensation claim can make to severely injured Claimants. We fight hard for maximum compensation for serious and catastrophic injury and illness. This includes claiming for the cost of treatment and physiotherapy.
Accidents at work
We have handled claims for people, from forklift drivers to court reporters, to claim injury compensation.
Medical negligence in Dalkeith
Clinical negligence - in the past referred to as medical negligence - is the term for when an illness or injury is sustained from a failure to carry out a responsibility by a healthcare provider. A typical example might be a misdiagnosis claim. Our panel of injury solicitors acting for Midlothian and Dalkeith have helped with claims made against infirmaries and hospitals including Midlothian Community Hospital, 70 Eskbank Road, Dalkeith, Midlothian, EH22 3ND.
Personal injury solicitors can help Claimants with claiming maximum compensation for diverse industrial illnesses that include anything from noise induced hearing loss to asthma caused by latex.
Road traffic claims
Our network of knowledgeable road traffic accident (RTA) personal injury solicitors have decades of experience in negotiating maximum compensation for Claimants hurt in a car accident in Dalkeith.
Road traffic accidents involving all vehicles in Dalkeith are not uncommon with 5 fatal accidents, 26 serious accidents and 197 slight accidents in 2013 in Midlothian (Total events were 228 council area. In 2014 total accidents had increased to 251. Incidents in the Dalkeith region in 2013 included road traffic collisions on the single carriageway of the A720 and A7 roundabout and on the single carriageway of the A68 and A6094 other junction.
Slips and trips
Health and Saftey Executive (HSE) statistics show that employee slips, trips and falls are by some margin the most prevalent cause of injury in the workplace. Slips, trips and falls are often forerunner to accidents recorded in another category, such as being hit by a reversing vehicle or a lake drowning accident. Public place claims for injuries such as facial scarring sustained on raised kerb stones are also common with trips having happened on Station Rd and on High Street.
Dalkeith No Win, No Fee Specialist Solicitors
Were you to succeed in the injury claim, the legal fees must be paid by the losing Defendant. In the event that you lose your compensation claim, a No Win, No Fee agreement with the lawyer means you are not required to pay their legal costs.
No Win, No Fee - Guaranteed
No Win, No Fee should mean that you have no hidden costs and you will not be out of pocket if you lose your claim. With Quittance's No Win, No Fee promise, there are no catches hiding in the small print.
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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.
Learn more about your claim
Before you instruct you should arm yourself with as much information as you can. Information will help you make the best choice for you.
Get answers to common questions in our FAQ section.
Start your compensation claim
Phone an expert on 0800 612 7456 or 0333 344 6575 to commence a claim. Alternatively, you can begin the claim for compensation online here.
Contact a member of our team today to discuss your claim. Request a callback or phone 0800 612 7456.