A guide to making a personal injury claim

By Jenny Jones

Our national network of solicitors help claimants throughout England and Wales to keep more personal injury compensation with our fairer success fees.

No matter whether you live in Holytown or anywhere in the country, our solicitors can take on your claim and we will always set up a medical report at a local medical centre.

Can I make a claim?

If you were injured in an accident in the last 3 years and another person was responsible, we can assist you with an injury claim.

Do I have a claim?

Key criteria

Personal injury A claim must usually be made within three years of the date of the injury.

For the majority of injury claims, making a successful claim involves three components. It must be proven that the person or company causing the injury owed you a duty of care, that this duty of care was breached, and this breach caused your illness or injury.

What is my claim worth?

How much compensation you are likely to be awarded will depend on a variety of factors. Our easy to use claim calculator provides an estimate of the compensation you could get for your injuries and costs incurred.

How much can I claim?

Work accident claims in Holytown

Worker injured in accident

We have assisted people hurt in an accident, from dental nurses to humanitarian workers, to claim for their work related injuries.

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Road traffic accident claims in Holytown

Cars involved in a road accident

Road accidents involving cars, motorbikes and other vehicles in Holytown are relatively common with 6 fatal accidents, 72 serious accidents and 575 slight accidents in 2013 in North Lanarkshire (Total events were 653 local authority district. In 2014 accidents decreased to 633. Incidents in Holytown in 2013 included crashes on the A723 and B7029 roundabout and on the single carriageway of the A775 and B779 junction.

Our group of professional injury solicitors have decades of experience in fighting for maximum compensation for anyone hurt in a car accident in Holytown.

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Other types of claim

Clinical and medical negligence in Holytown

When a patient sustains an injury or illness due to a doctor, nurse or other medical professional's lack of care, it may be possible to make a clinical negligence claim. If you have been injured by clinical negligence, our panel of specialist clinical negligence solicitors can help you make a claim against the trust or private hospital liable for your injury.

Alternatively, you could make a formal complaint if you are just looking for a better understanding of events as opposed to starting an injury claim. For example, you can contact Kirklands, Fallside Road, Bothwell, Lanarkshire, to raise a complaint against NHS Lanarkshire.

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Industrial disease

Lawyers can help with claiming maximum compensation for industrial injuries that range from NIHL to benzene poisoning.

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Slip and trip accidents

Health and Saftey Executive statistics underline the fact that slips and trips are by far the most frequent cause of accidents leading to injury at work in 2014/15. Slips and trips are often the initiators of injuries recorded in a different category e.g. being hit by material under pressure, when helping another person or a fire related accident. Public place negligence claims injuries like pulled muscles suffered on pavement cracks are also quite common with recent trips having happened on Civic Square and on Brandon Arcade.

Holytown solicitors for serious injury compensation claims

We understand the change compensation will make to the lives of seriously injured claimants. By limiting the pressure a major injury puts on an injured claimant and their dependants, a successful claim helps claimants to prioritise recovery and rehabilitation.

Quittance's panel of specialist solicitor firms for many years have aided families affected by serious accidents.

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Holytown No Win, No Fee Solicitors

No win, no fee' means that you will not have to pay any legal fees whatsoever if your claim is not successful. Quittance's national network of solicitors cover Holytown and work on a guaranteed no win, no fee basis.

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Meet our team

The national network of Quittance solicitors handle all types of personal injury claims in Holytown, from fast track cases to long term illness. Our solicitors are selected on the basis of their years of specialist experience and their success rate in winning claims.

To meet more of the Quittance team, click here.

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

How much experience do Quittance solicitors have of injury claims in Holytown?

Quittance Legal Services (QLS) is a UK-wide network of specialist personal injury lawyers that helps people injured in Holytown, Lanarkshire and across the country, get compensation.

Last year, we helped 100's of claimants in Lanarkshire seek compensation for a range of injury circumstances, including accidents on building sites and car accidents.

With a success rate of over 90%, our service is designed to be as convenient and stress-free as possible. Local medical centres, convenient home appointments (if required) and a team of experts only a phone call away, means you can focus on getting back to where you were before your injury.


Do you work on a 100% No Win, No Fee basis?

Our no win, no fee service means that 100% of your legal fees are covered if your case is not successful. You will not need to pay anything upfront to start a claim.

Choosing the best no win no fee personal injury lawyer

Selecting the most suitable legal expert for your legal case is a critical step towards getting the highest compensation award.

How do you ensure you instruct the ideal law firm to pursue compensation for you?

Reviews for lawyers in Holytown

Speaking to a solicitor is an easy way to identify whether they are a good fit. Reviews for personal injury law firms are a useful when contrasting the quality of service taken by individual firms.

Do you need to instruct a local legal firm ?

The location of a firm is not very critical as injury cases now tend to be managed without the need to meet the solicitor.

You will need to select a solicitors practice with national medical coverage as you will almost always be expected to attend a medical exam.

Further reading : Do you have a local medical centre?

You should be aware of how much of your compensation will be taken to cover these fees.

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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Jenny Jones, Senior litigator

About the author

With over 20 years' experience in the law, Jenny has spent the last decade specialising in personal injury, with a particular focus on industrial disease cases.

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