Updated: Thursday, 1st September 2016
Our nationwide network of solicitors help clients across the UK keep more of their settlement or damages.
Whether you are based in Elderslie or anywhere else in England or Wales, our expert injury solicitors can help with your claim and we will arrange a medical assessment at a local medical centre.
Making a personal injury claim
Compensation claims must, in most cases, be made within three years of the date the accident occurred or you learned of the injury.
Purposeful legislation exists to provide support for individuals considering a claim, and Quittance's panel of specialist lawyers have many years of experience advising clients on the likelihood of success.
To win a personal injury case, your lawyer must demonstrate:
- You were owed a duty of care by the Defendant
- That duty was breached by the Defendant
- The Defendant's breach caused your injury or illness
Information and legal advice can be given on a short, no-obligation phone consultation with an expert Elderslie lawyer.
How to select the right personal injury lawyer for your claim
Choosing the most suitable legal representation to assist you is a crucial step towards claiming the best settlement or award for your illness or injuries.
With approximately 31 offices within 25 miles of Elderslie (according to the 2015 SRA database) - how can you make certain you instruct the most appropriate one to represent you?
Compensation is restricted by the expenses you have incurred and by set recommended 'general damages' depending on the nature of the injury. Your solicitor's experience can impact the level of damages negotiated. Get more information about how much you can claim.
Once a settlement has been agreed, solicitors working on a no win no fee basis will usually charge a success fee and ATE insurance premium. For example, deductions from a Claimant's compensation for hip or pelvis fractures needing surgery could vary between £31,625 and £42,460 (based on 2015 market research).
The key issue to be aware of is how much of your compensation will be taken to cover these fees.
Look into Elderslie solicitor reviews
Levels of service provided by lawyers, as with any service, vary enormously.
Online personal injury solicitor reviews can certainly be instructive if you are thinking about which solicitor to choose and which considerations are most important to you.
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Are Elderslie Claimants restricted to only local personal injury solicitors?
You do not need to instruct a lawyer near you.
The only element of a personal injury claim that usually does require a local service is the medical. This exam is carried out in partnership with a member of our national medical network.
Your lawyer will arrange for a medical practitioner in your area to conduct your medical.
Personal injury compensation cases we conduct in Elderslie
Our network of solicitors have helped clients across Elderslie whose accidents were diverse and which led to serious injuries.
Quittance has handled claims for people hurt in an accident, from members of the Royal Navy to exploration geologists, to claim maximum compensation for their injuries.
Clinical negligence in Elderslie
Clinical negligence, once known as medical negligence, is where there has been a failure to carry out a responsibility on the part of a medical professional. Quittance's specialist panel of lawyers acting for Elderslie have helped with claims brought against healthcare providers including Royal Alexandra Hospital, Corsebar Road, Paisley, PA2 9PN.
Slips and trips
Health and Saftey Executive (HSE) data reveal that employee slips, trips and falls are, by some degree, the most prevalent cause of accidents leading to injury in the workplace in 2015. Slips and trips are frequently related to accidents incorrectly attributed to other causes for instance being hit by a runaway vehicle or a toxic substance accident. Public place legal claims for injuries like facial scarring experienced on obstructed pathways are also common with dislodged paving slab trips having occurred on Walkinshaw Street and on Sycamore Avenue.
Elderslie experts for serious injury claims
We recognise the vital difference compensation will make to the lives of seriously injured Claimants. A claim will lessen the financial burden and reduce the pressure on a Claimant and their family so they can focus on recovery and rehabilitation. Quittance's panel of specialist lawyers have aided Claimants receive damages for many major injuries and conditions. Injury and illness categorised as serious include concussion and amputation.
Injury lawyers can help with securing compensation for diverse industrial illnesses including anything from noise induced hearing loss to asthma caused by isocyanates.
Road traffic compensation claims
Our panel of certified no win, no fee litigators have years of experience in negotiating the highest settlements for people injured in a road accident in Elderslie.
Road traffic accidents involving all vehicles in Elderslie are relatively commonplace. Police repoetrs reveal that there were a total of 324 accidents (286 slight accidents, 33 serious accidents and 5 fatal accidents) in 2013 in Renfrewshire council area. By 2014 accidents decreased to 317.
How No Win, No Fee injury lawyers look after claims in Elderslie
CFAs, more commonly known as No Win, No Fee agreements preserve Elderslie Claimants from the requirement to settle their solicitor's fees if their claim for compensation is not successful.
Our 100% No Win, No Fee promise
Quittance guarantee that No Win, No Fee means you do not need to pay the solicitor's fees should your claim is lost. Read more about No Win, No Fee here
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 give clear answers helping Claimants choose whether to start a claim.
Find more answers online without needing to call a law firm. Find our frequently asked questions.
Start your claim for compensation
Call the Quittance team on 0800 612 7456 or 0333 344 6575 to make your claim, alternatively you can start the claim for compensation online here.
Our expert team help people every day. Would you like to know more? You can phone us on 0800 612 7456 or request a no-obligation callback.