A guide to making a personal injury claim

By Howard Willis

Our national panel of solicitors help claimants throughout the UK to keep more of their personal injury settlement with our fairer success fees.

Whether you are based in Hallglen or anywhere else in England or Wales, we can help with your claim and we will set up a medical assessment at a local medical centre.

Do I have a compensation claim?

If you suffered an injury or illness, or became aware of an injury, in the last three years and another party was liable, our panel of award-winning solicitors can help you make a claim for compensation.

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Key criteria

Claims should, in most cases, be made within 3 years of the injury.

Claimants with certain illnesses or conditions like repetitive strain injuries are frequently still able to claim even where the illness's cause happened years or even decades earlier. In these circumstances, it is the date you are informed of your diagnosis that is important.

To win a Hallglen personal injury case, your lawyer must demonstrate:

  • The defendant owed you a duty of care
  • The defendant breached that duty
  • Your injury or illness was caused by that breach
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Compensation calculator

The level of compensation you will be awarded depends on a number of criteria. Our compensation calculator gives a good idea of the compensation you could get for your injuries, lost earnings and any other losses.

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Work accident claims in Hallglen

Worker injured in accident

We have handled claims for claimants, from members of the Royal Navy to environmental health officers, to claim maximum compensation for their injuries.

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Road traffic accident claims in Hallglen

Cars involved in a road accident

Our panel of trained road traffic accident (RTA) personal injury solicitors have years of experience in securing the best compensation for anyone who has been injured in a car or motorbike crash in Hallglen.

Accidents involving cars, motorcycles and other vehicles in Hallglen are relatively frequent. Officially reported accident data shows a total of 323 accidents (283 slight accidents, 37 serious accidents and 3 fatal accidents) in 2013 in Falkirk local authority area. In 2014 the total had decreased to 296.

Read more: No win, no fee road accident claims

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Other claims we handle

Industrial disease

Solicitors can help with claiming maximum compensation for industrial illnesses that range from respiratory diseases to irritant contact dermatitis.

Read more: No win, no fee industrial disease claim

Slip and trip injuries

Reported statistics indicate that employee slips and trips are by some margin the most common accident in the workplace. Slips and trips are quite often the cause of injuries attributed to other reasons e.g. being struck by moving machinery, being trapped by something collapsing or an animal related accident. Public place compensation claims for injuries such as pulled muscles suffered on potholes are also quite prevalent with dislodged paving slab trips having happened on Glen Crescent and on Cow Wynd.

Hallglen serious injury compensation claims

We recognise the change injury compensation can make to the lives of severely injured claimants. By relieving the financial stress a serious or catastrophic injury puts on an injured person, injury compensation enables them to concentrate on recovery and rehabilitation.

Read more: No win, no fee catastrophic injury claims

Medical negligence in Hallglen

Clinical negligence describes when a person suffers injury or illness as the result of a GP, nurse or other medical professional's carelessness. If you have been affected by medical negligence, our panel of specialist clinical negligence solicitors can help you claim compensation from the NHS trust or private clinic.

Alternatively, you could use the NHS Resolution process if you are only looking for closure instead of financial damages. To make a formal complaint against NHS Forth Valley, for example, you can contact Forth Valley Royal Hospital, Stirling Road, Larbert, Falkirk.

Read more: No win, no fee clinical negligence claims

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Hallglen No Win, No Fee Solicitors

You can confidently make a claim without any financial risk with Quittance's No Win, No Fee guarantee. Our national network of solicitors cover Hallglen and across the UK.

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Meet the team

The nationwide network of Quittance solicitors handle all types of injury claims in Hallglen, from fast track cases to serious motorcycle injury claims. Selected for their track record in winning claims, QLS's solicitors have years of experience.

Click here to meet more of the Quittance Legal Services team.

Kevin Walker Serious Injury Panel Solicitor
Jessica Thompson Workplace Stress Panel Solicitor
Ross Slater Scottish Panel Personal Injury Solicitor
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How much experience do Quittance solicitors have of winning claims in Hallglen?

Quittance Legal Services (QLS) is a nationwide panel of specialist personal injury solicitors that helps people in Hallglen, Stirlingshire and throughout the UK, get compensation.

Our solicitors have helped hundreds of people in Stirlingshire get compensation for a range of injury circumstances, including car accidents and ladder accidents.

With a 90% success rate, we make the claim process as clear and straightforward as possible. Medical centres in every town in the UK, home appointments (if required) and an expert team, frees you to focus on your recovery and recuperation.

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Frequently asked questions

Are claims run on a 100% No Win, No Fee basis?

If your claim is not successful, 100% of the solicitor's fees are covered. You won't have to pay a penny to start a claim.

What points to think about when finding the best personal injury solicitor

Identifying the most suitable law firm to represent you is a key step towards successfully claiming the best compensation settlement for your injuries.

What is the best way to ensure you choose the most appropriate company to instruct?

Check Hallglen solicitor reviews

The quality of advice offered by injury lawyers can vary a great deal.

Researching online reviews is a great place to start if you are trying to decide which solicitor to work with.

Read Solicitor reviews

Are Hallglen claimants restricted to only local solicitors?

You do not need to select a lawyer near you.

Medicals will usually need to be conducted locally. Quittance's national medical network will assist with this critical stage of the claims process.

Your lawyer will arrange for a medical practitioner in your area to conduct your medical.

Compensation is restricted by the expenses you have incurred and by set recommended 'general damages' depending on the nature of the injury. Experience can also have an impact on the amount of compensation your solicitor will be able to negotiate. Get more information about how much you can claim.

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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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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Howard Willis, Personal injury solicitor

About the author

Howard qualified as a solicitor in 1984 and has specialised in personal injury for over 25 years. He is a member of the Association of Personal Injury Lawyers (APIL) and is a recognised Law Society Personal Injury Panel expert.

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