Updated: Saturday, 27th August 2016
Quittance's nationwide network of lawyers help Claimants across the UK to retain more injury compensation.
Whether you live in Kirkliston or anywhere in the country, Quittance can are able to take on your claim and we will arrange a medical report at a local medical centre.
Making an injury claim
Claims must, in most cases, be made within a 3-year window, starting from the date the injury occurred.
Claimants with certain illnesses or conditions like industrial deafness may still be eligible for compensation even where the illness's cause happened years or even decades earlier. The date of knowledge, or diagnosis is what matters in these situations.
In order to successfully win an injury claim, 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
How do you select the best no win no fee personal injury lawyer for your iness or injury?
Usually a injury claim can take several months to complete and in severe injuries, some claims can take over a year. All solicitors are regulated by the Solicitors Regulation Authority (SRA), but service levels can vary.
Your solicitor should be someone you are able to rely on throughout your claim to provide specialist legal guidance and compassionate practical advice.
Do you need to select a local Kirkliston lawyer ?
The location of the solicitors office is not so important as injury cases are typically managed by phone and email.
However, you should go with a law firm that provides national medical coverage as Claimants will need to attend a medical exam.
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Read Kirkliston personal injury solicitor reviews
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Researching reviews can be informative when thinking about which solicitor to sign up with.
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The diversity in the amount of personal injury insurance premiums and success fees between different firms is a material consideration for Claimants.
To illustrate the point, the amount of compensation retained by a successful Claimant agreeing on a settlement of £22,105 for very serious thumb injuries might vary from £13,263 to £18,789.
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What claims for compensation does Quittance conduct?
Compensation could be arranged for a range of injuries in Kirkliston and throughout Edinburgh. Quittance can help with injuries and medical conditions including:
Road traffic claims
Accidents in Kirkliston in 2013 included collisions on the slip road of the A8 and M9 junction and on the single carriageway of the A89 and M9 roundabout.
Our panel of trained solicitors have years of experience in getting optimum compensation for people hurt in a road accident in Kirkliston.
Slip and trip accidents
Official statistics reveal that employee slips and trips are the most prevalent cause of injury in the workplace in 2014/15. Slips, trips and falls are quite often the cause of accidents categorised as another type of accident like being struck by moving machinery or an electrical discharge accident. Public place compensation claims for injuries like broken toes experienced on raised flagstones are also quite common with pavement crack trips having occurred on Main Street.
Personal injury solicitors can help with claiming maximum compensation for a multitude of industrial illnesses including anything from NIHL to chromium related illnesses.
Kirkliston serious injury compensation claims
The Courts understand that a serious injury will have a life-changing impact on an injured person and their dependants.
By limiting the stress a serious or catastrophic injury puts on an injured person, a compensation claim enables Claimants to concentrate on recovery and rehabilitation.
Clinical negligence in Kirkliston
Clinical negligence - until recently referred to as medical negligence - is the term used to describe a failure to carry out a responsibility by a healthcare professional, NHS or private. An example could be a surgical error compensation claim. Our panel of solicitors covering Kirkliston have handled compensation claims made against local hospitals including Corstorphine Hospital, 136 Corstorphine Road, Edinburgh, EH12 6TT.
Accidents in the workplace
We have helped people, from hotel workers to investment analysts, to claim compensation.
How No Win, No Fee solicitors handle claims for compensation in Kirkliston
When your case is not won, a No Win, No Fee agreement with the solicitor states that the lawyer's legal costs are not payable. In the event that you win your compensation claim, the fees for your solicitor are covered by the other side.
Will there be hidden fees in the small print?
No Win, No Fee should mean that there are absolutely no hidden costs and you will not have to pay anything if you lose your claim. With our No Win, No Fee guarantee, there is no catch whatsoever. Click here to read more about about No Win, No Fee.
How to proceed
Whether you are ready to start you claim now or are simply looking for more information, Quittance can help.
Get further information
Making the right decision depends on possessing the right information. Get your questions answered before you choose a solicitor.
Get answers to popular questions asked by injured people in the FAQ section.
Start a claim for compensation
You can start the injury claim here or phone us on 0800 612 7456 to speak to Quittance's team.
Contact the Quittance team today to discuss your potential claim. Request a callback or phone us on 0800 612 7456.