Updated: Sunday, 11th September 2016
Our national network of lawyers help clients throughout the UK to retain more compensation with our fairer success fees.
No matter whether you are based in Dingwall or anywhere in the country, our solicitors can assist with your claim and we will always arrange a medical assessment at a local medical centre.
Making a claim
Injury claims should be made within 3 years of the injury in most cases.
In most cases, proving a claim will involve three issues. It must be proven that the person or company causing the injury owed you a duty of care, that this duty of care was breached, and this breach caused your illness or injury.
How do you select the best no win no fee personal injury solicitor?
Instructing a suitable legal representative for your legal matter is a critical step towards achieving the best compensation settlement.
How can you make sure you select the most appropriate solicitors' practice to take on your case?
Do you need to choose a local Dingwall injury lawyer ?
Choosing a nearby solicitor is not especially critical as injury cases can be handled by phone, post and email.
You will need to go with a company with medical facilities near you as Claimants will need to attend an independent medical examination.
The variation in the amount of success fees and ATE premiums between firms working on CFAs (Conditional Fee Agreement) can have a significant impact on your compensation.
To illustrate the point, the amount retained by a successful Claimant being awarded compensation of £12,937 for serious shoulder injuries can range from £7,762 to £10,996.
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Compensation cases we handle in Dingwall and The Highlands
Compensation can be arranged for a range of injury and illness in Dingwall. We have helped with injuries and illness including:
Slips, trips and falls
Health and Safety data indicate that employee slips, trips and falls are, by some degree, the most prevalent accident at work as a whole. These types of accident are often the cause of accidents categorised as something else for instance being hit by an object falling from a ladder, being trapped by something or an animal related accident. Public place litigation for injuries such as broken wrists sustained on obstructed footpaths are also quite common with recent trips having happened on High Street and on High St.
Accidents at work
We have helped Claimants, from members of the Royal Navy to economists, to claim work accident compensation.
Injury solicitors can assist with claiming compensation for industrial illnesses ranging from occupational asthma to asthma caused by colophony.
Serious injury lawyers serving Dingwall
Courts recognise that serious injuries will have a significant impact on a Claimant. By relieving the stress serious injury puts on an injured Claimant and their dependants, an injury claim enables them to prioritise their recovery and rehabilitation.
Our panel of lawyers work with insurers and medical professionals to make sure people impacted by serious accidents receive the support they need. Injuries and illnesses considered to be serious include amputation, paralysis and mesothelioma.
Road traffic claims
Road accidents involving vehicles in Dingwall are not uncommon. Official statistics reveal 20 fatal accidents, 73 serious accidents and 523 slight accidents in 2013 in Highland (Total events were 616 local authority district. In 2014 the total had decreased to 580.
Our group of proficient road traffic accident (RTA) litigators have a wealth of experience in negotiating maximum compensation for Claimants injured in a car or motorbike accident in Dingwall.
Clinical negligence in Dingwall
Clinical negligence, in the past known as called medical negligence, is where there has been a breach in the duty of care by a healthcare provider. A typical example might be a cancer negligence claim. Quittance's specialist panel of personal injury lawyers acting for The Highlands and Dingwall have helped with claims brought against infirmaries and hospitals that include Ross Memorial Hospital, Ferry Road, Dingwall, IV15 9QT.
No Win, No Fee Personal injury Solicitors in Dingwall
CFAs or Conditional Fee Agreements (or No Win, No Fee agreements) guard Claimants from the requirement to pay their legal fees if their claim is not successful.
Are there extra costs?
No Win, No Fee should mean that there is nothing to pay if the claim is unsuccessful. With our No Win, No Fee, you will never risk losing out and there is no catch in the small print whatsoever.
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What should you do next?
Whether you are ready to start you claim now or are simply looking for more information, Quittance can help.
Get answers to your questions
Making the right decision depends on the right information. Get any questions answered before you instruct.
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How to get your injury claim started
If you have decided to proceed, you can start the injury claim by calling 0800 612 7456 (0333 344 6575 from mobiles) or through the contact form.
If you would like to discuss your options with a solicitor or need to ask something else first, call on 0800 612 7456 or request a callback.