Updated: Sunday, 4th September 2016
Quittance's nationwide panel of lawyers help clients across the UK to retain more of their compensation with our fairer success fees.
Whether you live in Inverkip or anywhere else in England or Wales, our experienced injury solicitors can manage your claim and we will arrange a medical report at a medical centre near your home.
Making a personal injury claim
Claims should, in the majority of cases, be made within 3 years of an injury.
People with certain illnesses or conditions such as hand-arm vibration syndrome may still be eligible for compensation even if the illness was triggered by events some years ago. The date of diagnosis is what matters in these cases.
Whether claiming for a work-related illness in Inverkip or road accident, a successful compensation claim will involve three issues. It must 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.
Beginning your claim as soon as possible will allow your solicitor to help gather useful supporting evidence and witness statements.
How do you choose the best no win no fee personal injury solicitor?
Compensation for a personal injury claim can take months, and even years in serious injury cases, to be paid. The Solicitors Regulation Authority (SRA) regulates all solicitors, however service levels can vary.
Given the impact your solicitor can have on your life, both during and after your recovery, finding a solicitor that meets your needs is vital.
Check Inverkip solicitor reviews
The standards of communication and advice provided by lawyers, as with any service, can vary a great deal.
Reviews is a great place to start if you are trying to decide which lawyer to sign up with.
Compensation is limited to costs you have had to bear as a result of the injury 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.
Does the location of the lawyer matter?
The majority of large firms operate nationwide, allowing Claimants to make a choice based on factors including level of success fees charged and quality of service.
The only element of a personal injury claim that usually does require a local service is the medical. This exam is carried out in partnership with a member of our national network of medical professionals.
What kinds of cases do you handle in Inverkip and Inverclyde?
Compensation could be arranged for a broad range of injury and illness throughout Inverkip. Quittance have assisted with:
Personal injury lawyers can help Claimants with claiming maximum compensation for industrial injuries including anything from mesolthelioma to benzene poisoning.
Inverkip serious injury compensation claims
The Quittance team recognise the difference an injury claim makes to the lives of people affected by serious injury. A successful claim will ease the financial load on an injured Claimant so they can prioritise recovery and rehabilitation. Quittance's network of specialist law firms for many years have aided people affected by serious accidents and injuries.
Road traffic claims
Road traffic accidents involving vehicles in Inverkip are quite common. Official statistics show fatal accidents, 12 serious accidents and 138 slight accidents in 2013 in Inverclyde (Total events were 150 local authority. In 2014 the total had increased to 186.
Our panel of expert road traffic accident injury lawyers are experienced in in obtaining the best compensation for Claimants who have been injured in a road accident in Inverkip.
Clinical negligence in Inverkip
Clinical negligence - at one time referred to as medical negligence - is the term for when an injury is suffered by a person a failing on the part of a medical professional, either private or NHS. Our panel of solicitors acting for Inverclyde and Inverkip have worked on legal action filed against healthcare providers including Ravenscraig Hospital, Inverkip Road, Greenock, PA16 9HA.
Slip, trip and fall injuries
Officially reported figures show that employee slips, trips and falls are by far the most common cause of accidents leading to injury at work in 2014/15. They are sometimes the initiators of injuries incorrectly attributed to other causes e.g. being hit by a runaway vehicle, a fall from height or an electrical discharge accident. Public liability cases for injuries like sprained arms occurring on poorly maintained roads are also common with falls having occurred on Bow Road and on Angus Road.
Quittance has assisted claims for Claimants, from carpenters to investment bankers, to claim maximum compensation for their injuries.
No Win, No Fee Solicitors in Inverkip
If your compensation claim is not won, a No Win, No Fee agreement between you and the lawyer means the legal costs are not payable. Should you win, the legal costs will be paid by the other side.
A 'success fee' is levied by Inverkip lawyers that work under a No Win, No Fee agreement (Conditional Fee Agreement). The fee is generally 25 percent and is deducted from your award or settlement.
Will there be any hidden fees?
Quittance promise that No Win, No Fee means the injured party will never have to pay the law firm's legal costs if your injury claim is unsuccessful. Click here to learn more about about our No Win, No Fee.
What to do next
Whether you are ready to start you claim now or are simply looking for more information, Quittance can help.
Before you choose to instruct your solicitor you should arm yourself with as much information as you feel you need. Information helps you to make the best decision for you.
Find answers to popular questions asked by people seeking claims advice on our frequently asked questions page.
How to get your compensation claim started
Call an injury lawyer on 0800 612 7456 to commence your compensation claim. Alternatively, you can start your personal injury claim online here.
Talk to a member of the Quittance network of specialists to discuss your potential claim. Request a no-obligation callback or phone 0800 612 7456.