Updated: Thursday, 1st September 2016
Our nationwide panel of lawyers help personal injury Claimants across the country to keep more of their compensation.
No matter whether you are based in Highland or anywhere else in the UK, our experienced lawyers are able to assist with your claim and we will always set up a medical assessment at a centre near you .
Making a personal injury claim
Considerable legislation is in place to give support to Claimants seeking compensation for their injuries, and our panel of injury solicitors have many years of experience giving advice to clients regarding the likelihood of success.
People who have been diagnosed with certain injuries or illnesses such as industrial deafness are frequently still able to claim even where the illness's cause happened years or even decades earlier. In such cases, it is the date that you learn of your diagnosis that is considered.
In order to successfully win an injury claim, it should be demonstrated that the Defendant owed you a duty of care, that this duty of care was breached by the Defendant, and the breach was the cause of your injury.
Your solicitor will discuss each of these key issues and will explain how they apply to your claim.
Help for those seeking a personal injury solicitor
In many cases a personal injury claim can take months to agree a settlement and in severe injuries, claims may run for one or two years. The SRA are tasked with regulating legal advice given by solicitors, however they are not responsible for many issues of interest to people considering an injury claim, such as quality of service or speed of communication.
Your solicitor should be someone you are able to rely on at every step of the process to offer practical advice and expert legal guidance.
The difference in success fees and insurance premiums between firms is vast
For example the amount retained by a Claimant accepting a settlement of £11,872 for serious thumb injuries can vary from £7,123 to £10,091.
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Do I need a local solicitor ?
The whereabouts of the lawyers office is not very critical as injury cases are run without the need to meet the solicitor.
It is however necessary to select a law firm that provides medical facilities near you as Claimants will have to attend a medical examination.
Further reading : Do you have a local medical centre?
Comparing Highland personal injury solicitors - online reviews
There is often no substitute for picking up the phone and talking to a solicitor about your claim. Before picking up the phone, looking up personal injury solicitor reviews should give you a idea of the range of service levels.
Compensation cases our network of solicitors conducts in Highland and The Highlands
It is possible to claim compensation for a range of injuries across Highland. Quittance can assist with injuries and illness including:
Highland lawyers for serious injury claims
We understand the change an injury claim can make to seriously injured Claimants. The Quittance team work to achieve the maximum compensation for serious and catastrophic injury and illness, which includes claiming for medical and care costs. Our network of solicitors correspond with medical professionals, Courts and insurance companies ensuring people affected by serious accidents and injuries receive legal and medical support. Injuries and illnesses which are considered by the Courts to be serious include major surgical negligence and eye injuries.
Injury lawyers can assist with claiming maximum compensation for industrial injuries including anything from NIHL to acute silicosis.
Road traffic accidents in Highland
Quittances panel of specialist road traffic accident litigators have years of experience in obtaining the best compensation for people who have been hurt in a road accident in Highland.
Accidents involving vehicles in Highland are reasonably common. Police repoetrs reveal that there were 20 fatal accidents, 73 serious accidents and 523 slight accidents in 2013 in Highland (Total events were 616 local authority district. In 2014 the total had decreased to 580.
Clinical negligence in Highland
Clinical negligence - formerly called medical negligence - is the legal term a breach in the duty of care on the part of a healthcare provider. Quittance's panel of lawyers acting for The Highlands and Highland have helped Claimants with negligence claims made against hospitals including St Vincent's Hospital, Gynack Road, Kingussie, PH21 1EX.
Slip, trip and fall injuries
Official statistics demonstrate that employee slips, trips and falls are the most common cause of injury at work. These types of accident are sometimes forerunner to injuries filed under a different category like being hit by an object falling from a lifting machinery or a fire related (burn) accident. Public place negligence claims injuries such as sprained arms occurring on raised kerb stones are also quite common with pavement trips having occurred on Tomich and on Allarburn Place.
We have helped injured Claimants, from electricians to gallery exhibition officers, to seek financial compensation.
How No Win, No Fee personal injury solicitors look after Highland compensation claims
In the event that your case is not successful, a No Win, No Fee agreement with your solicitor means you will not have to pay the legal fees. If you succeed, the legal costs will be settled by the other side.
Do you need to pay any fees?
Some firms may charge additional costs should the claim fail. With our injury lawyers, 100% No Win, No Fee is guaranteed, with nothing extra in the small print.
Read more about No Win, No Fee
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 instruct your solicitor you should arm yourself with as much information about the process as possible. Information will help you to make the best choice.
Get more information without picking up the phone. Read more frequently asked questions.
Ready to start a compensation claim?
You can start your injury claim online or call 0800 612 7456 to speak to Quittance's team.
If you have any questions first, request a callback at a time that is convenient for you or call Quittance on 0800 612 7456.