Updated: Wednesday, 24th August 2016
Quittance's national network of injury lawyers help clients throughout England and Wales to keep more of their settlement or damages with our fairer success fees.
Whether you are based in Edinburgh or anywhere else in the UK, our expert solicitors can assist with your claim and we will arrange a medical assessment at a medical centre near you.
Making a personal injury claim
Claims should be made within three years of the date the accident occurred or you learned of the injury in the majority of cases.
Claimants with certain illnesses or conditions like mesothelioma may still be eligible for compensation even where the cause of the illness occurred years ago. The date you are informed of your diagnosis is what matters in these cases.
In order to win a Edinburgh personal injury case, it must be proven that the Defendant owed you a duty of care, that this duty of care was breached by the Defendant, and the breach was the cause of your injury.
Finding the best no win no fee personal injury solicitor
Finding the most appropriate legal expert to act for you is a key step towards securing the most compensation.
With approximately 45 offices within 25 miles of Edinburgh, how do you make sure you instruct the best firm for your specific circumstances?
Do I need a local Edinburgh injury lawyer ?
Choosing a nearby solicitor is less relevant as injury cases are usually handled remotely.
It is however necessary to choose a law firm with national medical centres as you will almost always have to go to a medical assessment.
Read Edinburgh personal injury solicitor reviews
Levels of service offered by solicitors vary considerably.
Online personal injury solicitor reviews can be helpful if you are considering which solicitor to pick.
The diversity in the level of personal injury success fees and insurance premiums between different firms is a material consideration for Claimants.
As an example the amount of compensation retained by an injured person accepting a settlement of £79,207 for mesothelioma can range from £47,524 to £67,326.
Claims our network of lawyers handles
Compensation could be arranged for a broad range of injuries in Edinburgh. Our team have helped with injuries and illness including:
Slip, trip and fall accidents
HSE statistics underline the fact that slips, trips and falls are still the most prevalent cause of injury at work in 2014/15. They are frequently the cause of accidents attributed to other reasons like being hit by another person or a lake drowning accident. Public place cases for injuries such as broken wrists experienced on pavement cracks are also quite prevalent with recent pothole trips having happened on St. Mary's Street and on Forrest Rd.
Road traffic accidents in Edinburgh
Accidents involving cars, motorcycles and other vehicles in Edinburgh are relatively frequent. Official statistics reveal a total of 1369 accidents (1231 slight accidents, 130 serious accidents and 8 fatal accidents) in 2013 in Edinburgh local authority district. By 2014 total accidents had increased to 1,471. Accidents in Edinburgh in 2013 included collisions on the single carriageway of the A900 and A8 junction and on the single carriageway of the A7 and A700 other junction.
Quittances panel of certified road traffic accident (RTA) litigators have vast experience in fighting for the highest compensation for people who have been hurt in a car accident in Edinburgh.
Solicitors can assist with claiming work related compensation for a multitude of industrial illnesses that range from bladder cancer to MEK poisoning.
Edinburgh serious injury claims
Quittance understand the critical difference compensation will make to the lives of seriously injured Claimants. Damages will ease the impact of bills other financial issues on a Claimant and their family so they can prioritise rehabilitation.
Quittance has assisted claims for Claimants, from construction workers to control and instrumentation engineers, to get the compensation they deserve.
Clinical and medical negligence in Edinburgh
Clinical negligence (once known as medical negligence) is where an injury or illness follows a failing on the part of a doctor or medical professional. An example case might be a prescription error compensation claim. Quittance's highly experienced panel of solicitors acting for Edinburgh have handled clinical negligence cases brought against health services that include Edinburgh Dental Institute, 4th Floor, Lauriston Building, Lauriston Place, Edinburgh, EH3 9HA.
Edinburgh No Win, No Fee Expert Lawyers
When you lose your claim, a No Win, No Fee agreement (or CFA) with the lawyer means you will not have to pay their fees. In the event that your case is successful, your legal fees are paid by the other party.
A 'success fee' is charged by personal injury solicitors that work under a No Win, No Fee agreement (also called a Conditional Fee Agreement or CFA). This fee is in most cases 25 percent and will be taken from the injured Claimant's compensation.
Are there any hidden fees?
We promise No Win, No Fee means a Claimant do not need to pay any of your lawyer's legal costs in the event that your claim is lost. Click here to learn more about about Quittance's No Win, No Fee.
What happens next?
Whether you are ready to start you claim now or are simply looking for more information, Quittance can help.
Learn more about the claims process
We provide jargon-free answers helping people affected by injury decide whether to go ahead with a claim for injury compensation.
If you need more information before picking up the phone, see our FAQ pages.
How to get a claim underway
You can begin your claim for compensation here or call us on 0800 612 7456 (0333 344 6575 from mobiles) to talk to our team.
Quittance's team of personal injury specialists are ready to help. If you have any questions, you can call us on 0800 612 7456 or request a no-obligation callback today.