Updated: Tuesday, 30th August 2016
Quittance's nationwide panel of solicitors help Claimants across the UK to retain more of their personal injury settlement with our fairer success fees.
No matter whether you are based in Kelty or anywhere else in the UK, our expert solicitors can handle your claim and we will set up a medical report at a medical centre near you.
Making a claim
Personal injury claims should be made in 3 years of an injury in most cases.
People who have received a diagnosis of a medical condition or illness such as noise-induced deafness are often still entitled to claim compensation even where the illness's cause happened years or even decades earlier. In these circumstances, it is the date that you learn of your diagnosis that is important.
In order to win a Kelty personal injury case, it must be shown that:
- You were owed a duty of care by the Defendant
- That duty was breached by the Defendant
- The Defendant's breach caused your injury or illness
Starting your claim as soon as possible will enable evidence and witness statements to be gathered in support of your claim by your lawyer.
Finding the best personal injury lawyer for you
It can take months for most claims to conclude. Claims for very serious injury or illness can take years in some circumstances. All solicitors are regulated by the Solicitors Regulation Authority (SRA), however the level of service offered by different firms varies.
Your solicitor should be someone you can rely on throughout the claims process to provide both compassionate practical guidance and specialist legal advice.
The variation in personal injury insurance premiums and success fees between law firms working on Conditional Fee Agreements can have a significant impact on your compensation.
E.g. the amount of financial compensation retained by a successful Claimant having been awarded £9,399 for a fractured femur could vary from £5,639 to £7,989.
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Injury lawyer reviews in Kelty - Tips for comparing firms
There is often no substitute for phoning a solicitor to discuss your case directly. Before you call, checking injury lawyer reviews should give you a better idea of the level of service on offer.
Do you have to choose a solicitor in Kelty?
Claimants are not restricted to local firms and can make a selection based on the success fee a solicitor charges or other service factors.
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.
Your lawyer will arrange for a medical practitioner in your area to conduct your medical.
Personal injury compensation claims our panel of lawyers conducts
Quittance's network of specialist solicitors have guided clients in Kelty whose accident circumstances ranged and resulted in serious injury.
Road traffic compensation claims
Our group of skilled no win no fee litigators are experienced in in achieving maximum general and special damages for people who have sustained an injury in a road accident in Kelty.
Road traffic accidents involving all vehicles in Kelty are common. Gov. uk statistics show 11 fatal accidents, 85 serious accidents and 454 slight accidents in 2013 in Fife (Total events were 550 local authority. By 2014 accidents decreased to 528.
Slip, trip and fall injuries
Officially reported statistics highlight the fact that employee slips and trips are by far the most common accident at work. Slips and trips are sometimes connected to injuries incorrectly attributed to other causes such as being hit by an object falling from a building or a drowning accident. Public liability legal claims for injuries like fractured vertebrae experienced on spillages are also quite prevalent with recent slips and trips having occurred on Main St and on High Street.
Clinical negligence in Kelty
Clinical negligence - formerly referred to as medical negligence - is the term for when an injury or illness is connected to a failing by a healthcare provider. Quittance's panel of personal injury lawyers acting for Kelty have assisted with clinical negligence claims made against NHS and private hospitals that include Townhill Day Hospital, Muir Road, Dunfermline, KY12 0EG.
Accidents at work
Quittance has assisted claims for people, from building site contractors to insurance underwriters, to seek financial compensation.
Personal injury lawyers can assist with claiming maximum compensation for industrial illnesses that range from workplace cancer to MEK poisoning.
The lasting effect of a serious or catastrophic injury will be understood by the Courts when determining injury compensation. A claim will lessen the impact of bills other financial issues and take the pressure off an injured Claimant and their dependants enabling them to focus on recovery and rehabilitation.
No Win, No Fee Lawyers in Kelty
No Win, No Fee agreements protect clients from the obligation to pay their legal fees if their claim is not successful.
A 'success fee' can be charged by solicitors serving Kelty working under a No Win, No Fee agreement. The fee will be taken from your compensation settlement and will be generally 25 percent.
Do you need to pay any fees?
Some firms could charge additional fees should the claim fail. With Quittance's specialist lawyers, No Win, No Fee is guaranteed, with nothing extra in the small print. Read more about our No Win, No Fee here
What to do next
Whether you are ready to start you claim now or are simply looking for more information, Quittance can help.
Get further information
Before you choose to instruct your solicitor you should arm yourself with information about making a claim. This can help you to make the right decision.
If you have more questions before picking up the phone, try our FAQ pages.
Start your claim
If you have chosen to get underway, you can begin your compensation claim by calling 0800 612 7456 or 0333 344 6575 or with our contact form.
If you have anything else to ask, request a callback at a more convenient time or call 0800 612 7456.