A guide to making a personal injury claim

By Paul Carvis

Quittance's national panel of lawyers help injury claimants throughout the UK keep more of their settlement or damages.

Whether you live in Glenmavis or anywhere in the UK, we can help with your claim and we will arrange a medical assessment at a medical centre near your home.

Have I got a injury claim?

If you were injured in the last three years and someone else was to blame, Quittance can help you make a claim.

Do I have a claim?

Eligibility to claim

Claims for personal injury compensation should usually be made within 3 years of the injury.

For the majority of injury claims, there are three key components to a successful personal injury claim. It needs to 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.

How much can I claim?

The amount of compensation you will receive is dependent on the nature and seriousness of your injuries. Our online calculator gives an accurate estimate of the compensation you could get for your injuries.

How much can I claim?

Road traffic accident claims in Glenmavis

Cars involved in a road accident

Our group of knowledgeable legal advisors are experienced in securing optimum damages for people injured in a road accident in Glenmavis.

Accidents involving all vehicles in Glenmavis are not uncommon. Gov.uk statistics show 6 fatal accidents, 72 serious accidents and 575 slight accidents in 2013 in North Lanarkshire (Total events were 653 local authority district. By 2014 total accidents had decreased to 633.

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Work accident claims in Glenmavis

Worker injured in accident

We have assisted claims for contractors, self employed or employed claimants injured at work, from forklift drivers to environmental education officers, to claim for their work related injuries.

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Other injury claims

Industrial disease

Injury lawyers can assist with securing compensation for industrial illness that range from respiratory diseases to carbon monoxide poisoning claim.

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Serious injury

We understand the critical difference a successful claim can make to the lives of seriously injured claimants.

A claim will ease the impact of bills other financial issues and reduce stress so an injured person and their family so they can prioritise rehabilitation.

Quittance's panel of lawyers have for many years helped families impacted by major accidents.

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Slip, trip and fall injuries

Officially reported statistics demonstrate that employee slips and trips are by some margin the most frequent cause of accidents leading to injury in the workplace. Slips, trips and falls are frequently forerunner to injuries recorded in a different category e.g. being hit by a falling object, when supporting another person or an exposure to fire accident. Public liability cases for injuries like torn ligaments experienced on poorly maintained paths are also common with falls having happened on Coatbridge Rd and on Black St.

Medical and clinical negligence in Glenmavis

Clinical negligence describes when someone suffers injury or illness due to a registrar, nurse or other health worker's carelessness. If you have been injured by clinical negligence, our panel of specialist clinical negligence solicitors can help you make a claim against the hospital or clinic responsible for the injury.

You can raise a formal complaint if you just want an explanation as to what went wrong as opposed to financial compensation. You can write to Kirklands, Fallside Road, Bothwell, Lanarkshire, for example, to make a complaint against NHS Lanarkshire.

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Glenmavis No Win, No Fee Solicitors

If you are worried about the cost of making a claim, choosing a 'no win, no fee' solicitor means that no legal fees will be due if your claim is not successful. Our solicitors work on a guaranteed no win, no fee basis in Glenmavis and throughout the UK.

See: No win, no fee personal injury claims.

Meet our team

Quittance's nationwide network of solicitors handle all types of personal injury claims in Glenmavis and have a wealth of experience in fast track, complex and catastrophic injury claims. Chosen for their success rate in winning claims, Quittance's panel solicitors have years of dedicated experience.

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Kevin Walker Serious Injury Panel Solicitor
Jessica Thompson Workplace Stress Panel Solicitor
Ross Slater Scottish Panel Personal Injury Solicitor

How much experience do your solicitors have of claims in Glenmavis?

Quittance is a national panel of SRA regulated personal injury lawyers dedicated to helping claimants in Glenmavis, Lanarkshire and across the UK, recover compensation for their injuries.

Our specialist solicitors have helped hundreds of claimants across Lanarkshire seek compensation for a range of injury circumstances, including accidents on the road and injuries sustained at work.

With a 90% success rate, we offer a service that is as convenient and stress-free as possible. Local medical appointments, home visits (where necessary) and an expert team at the end of the phone, enables you to focus on your recovery.

Frequently asked questions

Does Quittance offer 100% No Win, No Fee

If your claim is not successful, our No Win, No Fee policy covers 100% of your legal fees. This means that there is no financial risk in making a claim.

What to check when picking the best personal injury lawyer

Identifying the most appropriate solicitors' practice to represent you is a crucial step towards securing the best compensation award for your accident.

How can you make sure you select the ideal law firm to help you?

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?".

Do you have to choose a solicitor in Glenmavis?

You do not need to instruct a solicitor near you.

For the majority of claims, the only aspect that needs a local service provider is the medical exam. This exam provides necessary medical evidence to support your claim, and is carried out in partnership with a member of our national medical network.

Comparing injury solicitors in Glenmavis - online reviews

Solicitors have a wide range of approaches to handling cases and clients, from more casual and friendly to formal and traditional. Before picking up the phone, looking up injury lawyer reviews should give you a better idea of the level of service on offer.

Case studies

Serious Injury Solicitor

Rakhi Chauhan secures £80,000 following a road collision with a lorry

The victim was forced off the road when a lorry driver fell asleep at the wheel.

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Serious Injury Solicitor

Kevin Walker obtains £80,000 for a construction worker's catastrophic hand injury

The worker also recieved trauma-specialist physiotherapy, welfare advice and state-of-the-art prostheses.

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Paul Carvis, Personal injury solicitor

About the author

Paul is a member of the Law Society Personal Injury Panel, a member of the Association of Personal Injury Lawyers, and has served as a Deputy District Judge, giving him a uniquely broad understanding of the claims process.

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