Updated: Sunday, 28th August 2016
Quittance's national network of lawyers help injured Claimants across the UK retain more damages with our fairer success fees.
Whether you live in Kilmarnock or anywhere else in England or Wales, our personal injury solicitors can assist with your claim and we will always arrange a medical at a centre near you .
Making a claim
Considerable legislation is in place to give support to Claimants seeking compensation for their injuries, and Quittance's network of personal injury lawyers have years of experience giving advice to clients regarding the likelihood of success.
Claimants who have been diagnosed with an illness or medical condition such as hand-arm vibration syndrome are often still entitled to claim compensation even if the illness was triggered by events some years ago. The date you are informed of your diagnosis is what matters in these situations.
Whether a claim is being made for a road accident in Kilmarnock or work-related illness, there are three elements to a successful personal injury claim. It must be shown on the balance of probabilities that:
- a duty of care was owed
- that the duty was breached
- the breach was the cause of the injury or illness
Your solicitor should look at how each of the points relates to your injury claim.
How to select the best injury lawyer
Selecting the most suitable legal team to act for you is the most important step towards successfully claiming the best settlement or award.
With approximately 30 offices within 25 miles of Kilmarnock, how can you make certain you instruct the best firm for your needs?
Kilmarnock solicitor reviews
Service standards provided by lawyers can differ.
Reviews can certainly be a good place to start when mulling over which lawyer to act for you.
Read more Personal injury solicitor reviews
Once a settlement has been agreed, solicitors working on a no win no fee basis will usually charge a success fee and ATE insurance premium. For example, deductions from a Claimant's compensation for severe tinnitus could vary between £23,980 and £36,850 (based on 2015 market research).
You should be aware of how much of your compensation will be taken to cover these fees.
Do you need a local Kilmarnock injury lawyer ?
The location of a law firm is not especially critical as injury cases now tend to be conducted without the need to meet the solicitor.
It is however necessary to select a law firm with national medical centres as you will be expected to attend a medical assessment.
Further reading : Do you have a medical centre in or near Kilmarnock?
Personal injury compensation cases we conduct in Kilmarnock
Quittance's panel of lawyers help Claimants get compensation for a wide range of injuries.
Accidents at work
Quittance has helped Claimants, from factory workers to information systems managers, to claim injury compensation.
The lasting effect serious injury has will be understood by the Courts when calculating compensation.
We work for compensation for serious and catastrophic injuries. This includes reimbursement for the cost of ongoing treatment and care. Quittance's network of law firms have helped Claimants claim damages for numerous major injuries and conditions. Injuries and illnesses referred to as catastrophic or serious include concussion, amputation and lung cancer.
Personal injury lawyers can assist with claiming compensation for industrial injuries including anything from asbestos related disease to latex allergy.
Medical and clinical negligence in Kilmarnock
Clinical negligence, formerly called medical negligence, is the legal term a failing on the part of a medical provider. A typical example could be a delayed diagnosis claim. Our experienced panel of injury lawyers covering East Ayrshire and Kilmarnock have helped Claimants with negligence compensation claims brought against hospitals that include University Hospital Crosshouse, Kilmarnock Road, Kilmarnock, Ayrshire, KA2 0BE.
Slip and trip accidents
Official statistics underscore the fact that slips, trips and falls are by far the most frequent cause of accidents leading to injury at work in 2015. Slips and trips are sometimes the initiators of accidents categorised as something else for instance being hit by an object falling from a vehicle, when helping another person or a quarry drowning accident. Public liability cases for injuries like facial scarring suffered on potholes are also quite prevalent with pavement trips having occurred on the Foregate and on John Finnie Street.
Road traffic accidents in Kilmarnock
Quittances network of knowledgeable no win, no fee injury solicitors are experienced in in negotiating optimum compensation for people who have been injured in a car or motorcycle accident in Kilmarnock.
Road traffic accidents involving cars, mororbikes and all other vehicles in Kilmarnock are reasonably common. Official statistics show 4 fatal accidents, 28 serious accidents and 177 slight accidents in 2013 in East Ayrshire (Total events were 209 council area. By 2014 accidents increased to 224. Incidents in the Kilmarnock area in 2013 included traffic collisions on the A77 and A735 roundabout and on the A735 and A71 roundabout.
No Win, No Fee Personal injury Solicitors in Kilmarnock
Conditional Fee Agreements, more commonly known as No Win, No Fee agreements secure injured Claimants from a need to settle their legal fees if their compensation claim is not successful.
Do I have to pay any hidden costs?
Some solicitors could impose additional costs if they lose your case. With Quittance, 100% No Win, No Fee protection is assured, with no catches whatsoever.
Read more about Quittance's No Win, No Fee here
Whether you are ready to start you claim now or are simply looking for more information, Quittance can help.
Get more information
Quittance offer clear information helping Claimants choose whether to go ahead with the claim.
Find more answers online before picking up the phone. See our frequently asked questions here.
Ready to begin?
Once you have decided to get underway, you can begin a compensation claim by calling 0800 612 7456 or via our contact form here.
Our team of personal injury specialists can help. Would you like to know more? You can request a free callback or phone us on 0800 612 7456.