Updated: Friday, 2nd September 2016
Our nationwide panel of solicitors help clients throughout the UK to keep more compensation with our fairer success fees.
Whether you are based in Falkirk or anywhere in the UK, our expert solicitors will assist with your claim and we will always set up a medical report at a medical centre near your home.
Making a personal injury claim
Injury claims must usually be made within a three-year window.
People who have been diagnosed with an illness or medical condition like RSI may still be eligible for compensation even where the illness's cause happened years or even decades earlier. The date you are informed of your diagnosis is what is important in such cases.
Whether a claim is being made for a slip, trip or work accident in Falkirk, there are three key components to making a successful claim. It must be demonstrated that a duty of care was owed, that this duty was breached, and the breach was the cause of the injury or illness.
The importance of choosing the best no win no fee personal injury solicitor
Usually a personal injury claim can take months to agree a settlement and for cases of serious injury, some claims can take over a year. The SRA regulates all solicitors, but the level of service offered by different firms varies.
Given the impact your lawyer can have on your experience of making a claim, picking an injury lawyer that meets your needs is an important first step.
The contrast in the level of insurance premiums and success fees between different solicitors working on Conditional Fee Agreements is important for Claimants.
As an example the amount retained by a successful Claimant who was awarded £24,104 for a moderate pain disorder can vary from £14,462 to £20,488.
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What should you consider when checking Falkirk solicitor reviews?
Different lawyers adopt many different approaches, from strictly professional to sympathetic. Before you call, checking injury lawyer reviews should give you a clear understanding of the difference between service levels offered by firms.
Are Falkirk Claimants restricted to only local law firms?
Claimants are not restricted to local firms and can make a selection based on the success fee a solicitor charges or other service factors.
The only element of a personal injury claim that usually will need to be performed locally is the medical. This exam is carried out in partnership with a member of our national network of medical professionals.
Your lawyer will arrange for a medical practitioner in your area to conduct your medical.
Which types of claims for compensation do you handle?
Our network of injury lawyers represent people in Falkirk whose situations led to serious injuries.
Quittance has assisted claims for Claimants, from electricians to environmental education officers, to claim work accident compensation.
Personal injury solicitors can assist with claiming work related compensation for diverse industrial illnesses that include anything from mesolthelioma to chronic silicosis.
Falkirk specialists for serious injury compensation
We recognise the difference compensation will make to severely injured Claimants. We work hard for the maximum compensation for serious injuries, including damages for medical expenses and care costs.
Quittance's panel of specialist serious injury solicitors have aided Claimants impacted by severe accidents.
Road traffic compensation claims
Road accidents involving all vehicles in Falkirk are common. Official statistics show 3 fatal accidents, 37 serious accidents and 283 slight accidents in 2013 in Falkirk (Total events were 323 local authority. By 2014 the total had decreased to 296. Incidents in the Falkirk region in 2013 included collisions on the roundabout of the A803 and B816 mini-roundabout and on the single carriageway of the A904 and A9 roundabout.
Our group of certified litigators have decades of experience in securing maximum awards for people who have been hurt in a car or motorcycle crash in Falkirk.
Clinical negligence in Falkirk
Clinical negligence - previously called medical negligence - is where an illness or injury is sustained from a breach of the duty of care on the part of a healthcare provider. A common example could be an accident and emergency compensation claim. Quittance's panel of personal injury solicitors acting for Falkirk have handled legal action filed against health services including Westbank Day Hospital, Westbank, Falkirk, FK1 5RT.
Slips and trips
Recorded statistics stress the fact that slips and trips are the most prevalent accident at work in 2014/15. Slips, trips and falls are sometimes connected to injuries categorised as something else such as being hit by moving machinery or a swimming pool drowning accident. Public liability negligence claims injuries such as broken wrists sustained on obstructed walkways are also quite prevalent with street falls having happened on Main St and on Glen Crescent.
Falkirk No Win, No Fee Injury Lawyers
If you lose your injury claim, a No Win, No Fee agreement with your solicitor means you are not required to pay the lawyer's fees. Should you win, the costs for your lawyer must be covered by the losing side or their insurance company.
100% No Win, No Fee - Guaranteed
Some firms could impose additional fees if they lose your case. Through Quittance, 100% No Win, No Fee is assured, with no catches whatsoever. Read more about our No Win, No Fee here
How to proceed
Whether you are ready to start you claim now or are simply looking for more information, Quittance can help.
Get your questions answered
Before you decide to instruct a lawyer you should arm yourself with as much information about the process as possible. The right information helps you to make the right decision for your future.
Get answers to popular questions asked by potential Claimants on our frequently asked questions page.
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You can begin your personal injury claim online or phone us on 0800 612 7456 to discuss your claim with an expert solicitor.
Speak to the Quittance network of specialists today to discuss your potential claim. Phone us on 0800 612 7456 or book a callback.