Updated: Wednesday, 31st August 2016
Our nationwide panel of lawyers help Claimants across the UK keep more of their settlement or damages.
No matter whether you live in Kilwinning or anywhere else in the UK, our personal injury lawyers are able to handle your claim and we will always set up a medical assessment at a local medical centre.
Making a claim
Claims should usually be made within a 3-year window.
People with certain illnesses or conditions like mesothelioma are often still entitled to claim compensation even where the illness's cause happened years or even decades earlier. The date you are informed of your diagnosis is what starts the three-year time limit in these cases.
In most cases, there are three components to proving a claim. It must be proven on the balance of probabilities that a duty of care was owed, that this duty was breached, and the breach was the cause of the injury or illness.
How do you select the best no win no fee personal injury lawyer for your injury?
Identifying the most appropriate legal representation to assist you is the most important step towards claiming the highest compensation settlement for your injuries.
How can you ensure you select the ideal firm for your case?
Will I need to select a local Kilwinning lawyer ?
The location of the solicitors office is not so relevant as injury cases are conducted without the need to meet the solicitor.
However, you should instruct a solicitors practice that has national medical centres (possibly even home visits) as you will need to attend a medical assessment.
Read about : Do I have to attend a medical?
What should you look for when comparing reviews for solicitors in Kilwinning?
Different lawyers adopt many different approaches, from strictly professional to more casual and friendly. Reviews for personal injury law firms are a useful when contrasting the quality of service taken by individual firms.
The difference in the amount of success fees between different lawyers working on Conditional Fee Agreements (CFA) is surprising.
To illustrate the point, the amount of compensation retained by a Claimant awarded £23,425 for loss of smell can range from £14,055 to £19,911.
Personal injury compensation cases our panel of solicitors conducts
Compensation could be claimed for a range of injury and illness in Kilwinning. We can assist with:
Slip and trip accidents
Health and Saftey Executive data stress the fact that slips and trips are the most common accident at work. They are typically the initiators of accidents classified under another heading e.g. being hit by an object falling from a machine, being trapped by something collapsing or a swimming pool drowning accident. Public place cases for injuries such as broken ankles occurring on pavement ice are also common with street falls having happened on Baird Avenue and in Pennyburn Local Centre.
Kilwinning serious injury claims
The Courts recognise that a serious injury has a significant effect on an injured person and their family.
A claim will lessen the financial load on an injured Claimant enabling them to focus on recovery and rehabilitation. Our network of lawyers have aided Claimants impacted by serious accidents and injuries.
Litigators can assist with claiming compensation for a multitude of industrial illnesses including anything from industrial deafness to dioxin poisoning.
Road traffic claims
Accidents involving all vehicles in Kilwinning are relatively commonplace. Gov. uk statistics show a total of 240 accidents (200 slight accidents, 35 serious accidents and 5 fatal accidents) in 2013 in North Ayrshire local authority district. In 2014 accidents increased to 244.
Quittances panel of qualified injury solicitors have a wealth of experience in negotiating the best awards for Claimants who have sustained an injury in a road accident in Kilwinning.
Clinical and medical negligence in Kilwinning
Clinical negligence, previously referred to as medical negligence, is where there has been a breach of the duty of care by a healthcare provider. An illustration of this might be an accident and emergency compensation claim. Our specialist panel of solicitors covering Kilwinning have handled claims filed against hospitals that include Woodland View, Ayrshire Central Hospital, Kilwinning Road, Irvine, KA12 8SS.
Accidents at work
We have handled claims for people, from members of the Royal Navy to journalists, to get the compensation they deserve.
No Win, No Fee Injury Lawyers in Kilwinning
No Win, No Fee agreements, or Conditional Fee Agreements, secure Claimants from the requirement to settle their legal fees if the case is not won.
A success fee is charged by lawyers serving Kilwinning that work under a No Win, No Fee agreement. Unlike standard fees, this fee will be generally 25 percent and will be taken out of the injured Claimant's compensation.
Will there be extra fees?
Quittance warrant No Win, No Fee means an injured Claimant will never have to pay your solicitor's costs should your injury claim is unsuccessful. Read more about 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 more information
Before you instruct a solicitor arm yourself with information about the process. The right information can help you make the right decision for your future.
Get more information without needing to call a law firm. Read our frequently asked questions here.
Get a claim underway
You can begin your claim online or phone 0800 612 7456.
If you have anything else to ask or would like additional information about how a claim works first, contact on 0800 612 7456 or request a callback at a time that is convenient for you.