Updated: Friday, 29th July 2016
Our national network of solicitors help clients throughout the UK retain more compensation with our fairer success fees.
Whether you are based in Fauldhouse or anywhere in the country, our experienced injury solicitors can assist with your claim and we will always arrange a medical assessment at a medical centre near you.
Making a claim
Powerful legislation exists to support people planning to make a claim, and our network of specialist lawyers have many years of experience advising their clients on the strength of their claims.
People who have been diagnosed with certain injuries or illnesses such as asbestosis are often still entitled to claim compensation even where the illness's cause happened years or even decades earlier. In these circumstances, it is the date that you learn of your diagnosis that matters.
To win a Fauldhouse 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 solicitor can take you through these key issues and will look at how they apply in your case.
Tips for choosing the best no win no fee personal injury solicitor
Selecting the best legal representation to help you is your most important step towards negotiating the most compensation for your illness or injuries.
With approximately 75 offices within 25 miles of Fauldhouse (according to the SRA website), what is the best way to ensure you choose the most appropriate law firm for your specific circumstances?
Will I have to choose a personal injury solicitor near me?
Many injury lawyers operate nationwide, allowing Claimants to make a choice based on factors including level of success fees charged and quality of service.
Medical examinations will usually need to be conducted locally. Quittance's national network of medical professionals will assist with this critical stage of the claims process.
Wherever your solicitor is based, they will arrange for a local medical expert to carry out the exam.
Compensation is restricted by the expenses you have incurred and by guidelines set out by the Judicial College. Your solicitor's experience can impact the level of damages negotiated. Find out more here.
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 chest injuries could vary between £10,175 and £14,520 (based on 2015 market research).
The key questions to put to your prospective solicitor are "what success fee and ATE premium do you charge?" and "how much of the compensation will I keep?".
Solicitor reviews in Fauldhouse - What to look for
Speaking to a solicitor is useful if you have any questions about their approach. Before you call, checking injury lawyer reviews should give you a clear understanding of the difference between service levels offered by firms.
What types of cases do you handle in Fauldhouse and West Lothian?
Compensation can be claimed for a range of injuries in Fauldhouse. We can help with injuries and medical conditions including:
The long-term effect of serious and catastrophic injury is recognised by the Courts when determining what a claim is worth. Compensation will lessen the financial load and reduce stress so an injured Claimant and their family enabling them to prioritise rehabilitation. Quittance's network of specialist law firms have for many years aided people impacted by serious accidents and injuries.
Accidents at work
Quittance has handled claims for Claimants, from plasterers to ergonomists, to seek financial compensation.
Personal injury solicitors can help with claiming compensation for industrial injuries that range from bladder cancer to cancer caused by diesel exhaust fumes.
Medical and clinical negligence in Fauldhouse
Clinical negligence, once known as medical negligence, is when there has been a failure to carry out a responsibility on the part of a medical provider, either private or NHS. Our panel of injury solicitors acting for Fauldhouse have assisted with negligence claims filed against healthcare providers including Whitburn House, 12/14 The Avenue, Whitburn, Bathgate, West Lothian, EH47 0DD.
Slip and trip injuries
HSE data show that employee slips, trips and falls are, by some degree, the most common cause of accidents leading to injury at work. These types of accident are frequently related to injuries recorded in another category like being hit by an object falling from a vehicle, a fall from a height or a quarry drowning accident. Public place cases for injuries like broken arms suffered on obstructed walkways are also quite common with pavement trips having happened on Main Street and on Main St.
Road traffic compensation claims
Road traffic accidents involving vehicles in Fauldhouse are relatively frequent. Police repoetrs reveal that there were a total of 502 accidents (450 slight accidents, 47 serious accidents and 5 fatal accidents) in 2013 in West Lothian local authority area. By 2014 total accidents had decreased to 414.
Quittances group of specialist no win, no fee personal injury solicitors have vast experience in obtaining the highest compensation for anyone who has sustained an injury in a car or motorcycle accident in Fauldhouse.
How No Win, No Fee injury lawyers look after cases in Fauldhouse
Solicitors looking after injury claims in Fauldhouse in most cases work on a Conditional Fee Agreement. This is also called a No Win, No Fee agreement.
The CFA prevents your solicitor from charging any fees if the claim fails.
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How to proceed
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 decide to instruct your lawyer arm yourself with as much information about the process as you need. Information will help you to make the right choice.
Find answers to common questions asked by potential Claimants in the FAQ section.
Start your injury claim
Once you have decided to proceed, you can begin your compensation claim by calling 0800 612 7456 or 0333 344 6575 or through Quittance's online contact form.
If you would like to discuss your options with a lawyer or have anything else to ask first, request a callback at a more convenient time or call on 0800 612 7456.