Updated: Sunday, 28th August 2016
Our national network of solicitors help clients across the country retain more of their personal injury settlement with our fairer success fees.
Whether you live in Helensburgh or anywhere in the UK, our experienced personal injury solicitors will take on your claim and we will set up a medical assessment at a centre near you .
Making a personal injury claim
Claims must usually be made within three years of the date the accident occurred or you learned of the injury.
People with certain illnesses or conditions like RSI are frequently still able to claim even if the condition developed as the result of events that happened years ago. In these circumstances, it is the date of diagnosis that matters.
For the majority of injury claims, there are three main elements to proving a claim. It needs to be proven that a duty of care was owed, that this duty was breached, and the breach was the cause of the injury or illness.
Choosing the best no win no fee personal injury lawyer for you is critical
Instructing the most appropriate law firm to represent you is a key step towards securing the highest settlement or award for your accident.
With some 31 offices within a 25 radius of Helensburgh SRA website 2015) - how can you ensure you select the ideal one for your case?
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?".
Comparing Helensburgh personal injury solicitors - online reviews
Different lawyers adopt many different approaches, from strictly professional to sympathetic. Before you call, checking personal injury solicitor reviews should give you a much better idea of the level of service on offer, and the factors that matter most to you.
Do I need to choose a local Helensburgh injury lawyer ?
The location of a solicitor is not so important as cases are handled by phone and email.
It is however necessary to select a solicitors practice that offers a national network as Claimants will have to attend a medical exam.
Further reading - Do Quittance have a local medical centre?
What kinds of claims do you handle?
Quittance's panel of lawyers help individuals in Helensburgh whose circumstances led to serious injuries including:
Road accidents in Helensburgh
Accidents involving all vehicles in Helensburgh are not uncommon with 11 fatal accidents, 51 serious accidents and 242 slight accidents in 2013 in Argyll and Bute (Total events were 304 local authority area. By 2014 the total had decreased to 255.
Quittances group of expert road traffic accident lawyers have a wealth of experience in achieving optimum damages for anyone who has sustained an injury in a car or motorbike accident in Helensburgh.
Medical negligence in Helensburgh
Clinical negligence (until recently called medical negligence) is when an injury or illness is connected to a breach of the duty of care by a medical professional, NHS or private. Quittance's panel of injury solicitors acting for Helensburgh have helped Claimants with claims brought against private and NHS hospitals that include Victoria Integrated Care Unit, 93 East King Street, Helensburgh, G84 7BU.
Injury solicitors can help Claimants with getting compensation for a multitude of industrial illnesses including anything from noise induced hearing loss to farmers lung.
Serious injury specialists handling compensation in Helensburgh
The long-term effect of a serious injury is recognised by Courts and insurance companies when they are determining a claim. Quittance fight to achieve compensation for severe injury and illness. This includes compensation for private medical treatment and case costs. Our network of expert lawyers for many years have aided families impacted by serious accidents and injuries.
We have handled claims for Claimants, from hotel workers to holiday representatives, to secure financial compensation awards.
Slips and trips
Reported data underscore the fact that employee slips and trips are the most frequent cause of accidents leading to injury at work. Slips and trips are sometimes the initiators of accidents attributed to other causes for instance being hit by a moving object or a lake drowning accident. Public place legal claims for injuries like cheekbone fractures occurring on obstructed pathways are also quite common with pavement crack trips having happened on the Clachan and on Churchill Square.
How No Win, No Fee injury lawyers handle compensation claims in Helensburgh
If your injury claim is not successful, a No Win, No Fee agreement with the solicitor states that the legal costs are not payable. When your injury claim is successful, the legal costs will be paid by the losing party (or their insurance company).
A success fee is charged by lawyers serving Helensburgh working under a No Win, No Fee agreement (also called a Conditional Fee Agreement or CFA). The success fee is paid out of your award or settlement and will be in most cases 25 percent.
Are there any hidden fees?
Some firms may charge additional fees if the case does not complete. Using a Quittance injury lawyer, your No Win, No Fee protection is guaranteed, with no catches whatsoever. Read more about Quittance's 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
Quittance provide jargon-free answers helping Claimants decide whether to make the claim.
If you need more information before phoning, try our FAQ pages.
Ready to begin?
When you have decided to get underway, you can start the injury claim by phoning 0800 612 7456 or 0333 344 6575 or via our online contact form.
Our team of experts are here to help. If you have further questions, you can phone 0800 612 7456 or request a free callback.