Updated: Tuesday, 6th September 2016
Quittance's nationwide network of solicitors help Claimants throughout the UK to retain more compensation with our fairer success fees.
Whether you live in Innerleithen or anywhere else in the UK, our expert lawyers are able to help with your claim and we will always arrange a medical at a centre near you .
Making a personal injury claim
Purposeful legislation exists to provide support for people planning to make a claim, and our network of specialist lawyers have years of experience giving advice to clients on the likelihood of success.
Claimants with certain illnesses or conditions like noise-induced deafness are frequently still able to claim even where the cause of the illness occurred years ago. The date of diagnosis is what is important in these cases.
To win a personal injury case, your lawyer must prove:
- The Defendant owed you a duty of care
- The Defendant breached that duty
- Your injury or illness was caused by that breach
The solicitor can take you through each of these key issues and will look at how they apply in your case.
How do you choose the best no win no fee personal injury lawyer?
Instructing the most suitable personal injury lawyer to act for you is the most important step towards getting the highest compensation settlement for your injuries.
With 43 offices within 25 miles of Innerleithen - what is the best way to make certain you instruct the best one to pursue compensation for you?
Do I need to instruct a local lawyer ?
Going for a local firm is not especially critical as injury cases are usually run without the need to meet the solicitor.
However, you should select a solicitors' firm with medical facilities near you as Claimants will usually be expected to go to a medical examination.
More details : Do you have a medical centre near me?
Check Innerleithen solicitor reviews
Levels of service offered by injury lawyers, as with any professional service, can differ.
Online personal injury solicitor reviews can be a good place to start when deciding which solicitor to select.
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The variation in success fees charged by lawyers is a material consideration for Claimants.
E.g. the amount of financial compensation retained by a successful Claimant awarded £24,110 for a moderate pain disorder might vary from £14,466 to £20,494.
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What types of cases does Quittance handle in Innerleithen?
Compensation could be claimed for a range of injury and illness in Innerleithen and the Scottish Borders. We can assist with injuries including:
Clinical negligence in Innerleithen
Clinical negligence (formerly called medical negligence) is the legal term a breach of the duty of care on the part of a medical professional. Quittance's panel of personal injury solicitors acting for Innerleithen have helped Claimants with clinical negligence cases made against healthcare providers that include Peebles Psychogeriatric Day Hospital, Firholm, Innerleithen Road, Peebles, EH45 8BD.
Road traffic accidents (RTA) in Innerleithen
Accidents involving cars, motorbikes and other vehicles in Innerleithen are quite common. Statistics from accidents reported to the police show 4 fatal accidents, 76 serious accidents and 255 slight accidents in 2013 in Scottish Borders (Total events were 335 local authority area. By 2014 the total had decreased to 295.
Quittances group of no win no fee solicitors have vast experience in getting the best compensation for people injured in a car or motorbike crash in Innerleithen.
Legal advisors can help Claimants with claiming compensation for a multitude of industrial illnesses that include anything from dermatitis claims to acute silicosis.
Quittance has helped Claimants, from construction workers to holiday representatives, to claim maximum compensation.
Slip and trip accidents
Government figures demonstrate that employee slips and trips are the single most prevalent cause of accidents leading to injury at work. Slips and trips are typically lead to injuries attributed to other reasons for instance being struck by a moving object or an exposure to fire (burn) accident. Public place legal claims for injuries such as fractured wrists occurring on slippery pavements are also quite prevalent with recent pavement trips having occurred on Galashiels Rd.
Courts recognise that serious injuries have a significant effect on an individual.
A claim should lessen the financial burden on an injured Claimant so they can prioritise recovery. Quittance's network of solicitors have aided Claimants claim damages for a wide range of catastrophic injuries and chronic conditions. Injuries and illnesses referred to as serious include lead poisoning, neck injuries and serious pharmaceutical error.
No Win, No Fee Solicitors in Innerleithen
CFAs or Conditional Fee Agreements, also known as No Win, No Fee agreements guard injured Claimants from an obligation to pay solicitors' fees if the claim is not won.
A 'success fee' can be charged by solicitors serving Innerleithen that work under a No Win, No Fee agreement. The success fee is taken out of the compensation settlement and will be generally 25 percent.
Do you need to pay extra fees?
No Win, No Fee means there is nothing owed if the claim is lost. With our No Win, No Fee promise, there will be no catch hiding in the small print and you will not be charged unexpected costs. Click here to read more about about No Win, No Fee.
What should you do next?
Whether you are ready to start you claim now or are simply looking for more information, Quittance can help.
Find out more
Before you choose a solicitor arm yourself with information about the process. Answers can help you make the best choice.
Get more information online before picking up the phone. See more frequently asked questions here.
Get a claim started
Call an injury claims expert on 0800 612 7456 (or 0333 344 6575 from a mobile) to begin your personal injury claim, alternatively you can start the injury claim online here.
Contact Quittance's panel of experts to discuss your potential claim. Request a no-obligation callback or call us on 0800 612 7456.