Updated: Tuesday, 26th July 2016
Quittance's nationwide panel of solicitors help Claimants throughout England and Wales retain more injury compensation with our fairer success fees.
Whether you live in Kirkmuirhill or anywhere in the UK, our expert lawyers can handle your claim and we will always set up a medical report at a medical centre near your home.
Making a personal injury claim
Injury claims must usually be made within 3 years of the injury.
Considerable legislation exists to provide support for Claimants seeking compensation for their injuries, and our panel of injury solicitors have years of experience advising clients on the strength of their claims.
In order to successfully win an injury claim, your solicitor must prove:
- The Defendant owed you a duty of care
- The Defendant breached that duty
- Your injury or illness was caused by that breach
A no-obligation phone call with a Kirkmuirhill-specialist solicitor can give answers and invaluable guidance.
What issues to check when picking the best lawyer
It can take several months for the majority of claims to conclude. Cases where responsibility is contested or the injury has had a major impact can take longer. The SRA are responsible for regulating the legal advice given by all solicitors, however they do not regulate many factors of interest to people considering an injury claim, such as communication or speed.
Considering the effect your lawyer can have on your recovery, finding a solicitor that meets your needs is vital.
Compensation is restricted by the expenses you have incurred and by set recommended 'general damages' depending on the nature of the injury. Your solicitor's experience can impact the level of damages negotiated. Get more information about how much you can claim.
Solicitors working on a No Win, No Fee basis generally charge a success fee and for ATE insurance. Deductions from a Claimant's compensation for serious thumb injuries, for example, ranges from £10,175 to £13,530 (based on 2015 market data).
Will I have to choose a law firm near me?
As with many professional services, you do not need to choose a law firm near you.
Medical examinations will usually need to be conducted locally. Quittance's national network of medical professionals will assist with this critical stage of the claims process.
Your lawyer will arrange for a medical practitioner in your area to conduct your medical.
Reviews for injury lawyers in Kirkmuirhill
There is often no substitute for phoning a solicitor to discuss your case directly. Before you call, checking personal injury solicitor reviews should give you a clear understanding of the difference between service levels offered by firms.
What claims for compensation do you conduct?
Compensation can be arranged for a broad range of injuries in Kirkmuirhill. We can assist with injuries and medical conditions including:
Litigators can help with claiming maximum compensation for diverse industrial illnesses that range from radiation exposure to latex allergy.
Medical negligence in Kirkmuirhill
Clinical negligence, formerly called medical negligence, is when there has been a failure to carry out a responsibility on the part of a hospital or other medical professional. Our highly experienced panel of solicitors covering Kirkmuirhill have handled claims brought against NHS and private hospitals that include Stonehouse Hospital, Strathaven Road, Stonehouse, ML9 3NT.
Road traffic compensation claims
Quittances group of certified no win, no fee personal injury solicitors have vast experience in securing optimum general and special damages for anyone injured in a road accident in Kirkmuirhill.
Incidents in the Kirkmuirhill area in 2013 included traffic collisions on the M74 and B7078 slip road and on the M74 and B7086 slip road.
Serious injury experts in Kirkmuirhill
We recognise the vital difference compensation will make to the lives of people impacted by catastrophic and serious injury. The Quittance team work to achieve compensation for serious and catastrophic injury and illness. This includes reimbursement for the cost of ongoing treatment and care. Our network of specialist solicitor firms work with medical professionals and insurance providers to ensure Claimants impacted by serious accidents and injuries get legal and medical support. Injuries and illnesses which are held by the Courts to be serious and catastrophic include multiple fractures, major surgical negligence and dioxin poisoning.
Slip, trip and fall injuries
Health and Safety statistics underline the fact that slips, trips and falls are the most frequent cause of injury at work. They are frequently the cause of injuries recorded in a different category for instance being struck by a falling object or a drowning accident. Public liability negligence claims injuries like fractured ankles suffered on potholes are also common with slips and trips having happened on Thornton Drive and on Lesmahagow.
We have helped people, from kitchen workers to investment bankers, to claim work accident compensation.
How No Win, No Fee solicitors take care of Kirkmuirhill claims
No Win, No Fee agreements, or CFAs or Conditional Fee Agreements, guard Claimants in Kirkmuirhill from the obligation to pay legal fees if they do not succeed in their claim.
Will there be hidden fees in the small print to account for?
No Win, No Fee should mean that there are no hidden fees and you will not have to pay anything if you lose your claim. With the Quittance network's No Win, No Fee, there is no risk of being charged extra costs. Click here for more about No Win, No Fee.
What happens next?
Whether you are ready to start you claim now or are simply looking for more information, Quittance can help.
Get your questions answered
Before you choose a lawyer arm yourself with information about the process. The right answers help you to make the best decision for you.
Find answers to common questions asked by injured people in the frequently asked questions section.
Start a claim for compensation
Phone the Quittance team on 0800 612 7456 or 0333 344 6575 to begin the compensation claim, or start the injury claim here.
If you need to ask something else or would like to discuss your options with a solicitor, contact 0800 612 7456 or request a callback.