A guide to making a personal injury claim

By Jonathan Speight

Our nationwide network of personal injury solicitors help Claimants throughout the UK to keep more damages with our fairer success fees.

Whether you live in Lennoxtown or anywhere else in England or Wales, our personal injury lawyers can assist with your claim and we will set up a medical report at a medical centre near you.

Have I got a personal injury claim?

If you have been injured, or were diagnosed with an injury or ilness, in the last 3 years and a third party owed you a duty of care, our panel of expert solicitors can assist you with a claim for financial compensation.

Injury claims calculator

The total compensation you are likely to get is calculated with reference to a number of factors. Our online injury calculator provides a realistic idea of your potential damages award.

Making a claim

Compensation claims should, in most cases, be made within a three-year window, starting from the date you knew of your injury.

To win a Lennoxtown personal injury case, your solicitor must prove that the Defendant owed you a duty of care, that this duty of care was breached by the Defendant, and the breach was the cause of your injury.

How do you choose the best no win no fee personal injury solicitor to represent you?

In most cases a personal injury claim can take several months to complete. In severe injuries, claims may run for one or two years. The Solicitors Regulation Authority (SRA) regulates all solicitors, however the quality of service does vary.

Considering the effect your lawyer can have on your recovery, choosing a lawyer that meets your needs is a crucial first step.

The contrast in the level of personal injury insurance premiums and success fees charged by lawyers is important for Claimants.

For instance the amount of compensation retained by an injured person having been awarded £101,938 for spinal cord damage might vary from £61,163 to £86,647.

More information How much compensation can you claim?

Reviews for lawyers in Lennoxtown

Solicitors have a wide range of approaches to handling cases and clients, from strictly professional to sympathetic. Reviews for personal injury law firms are a useful when contrasting the quality of service offered by different firms.

Will I have to choose a law firm near me?

Claimants are not restricted to local firms and can make a selection based on the success fee a solicitor charges or other service factors.

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.

Wherever your solicitor is based, they will arrange for a local medical expert to carry out the exam.

What types of compensation claims do you handle?

It is possible to claim compensation for a range of injuries across Lennoxtown. We have helped with:

Industrial disease

Injury solicitors can assist with securing compensation for industrial illnesses including anything from dermatitis claims to emphysema.

Slips and trips

Reported data emphasise the fact that slips, trips and falls continue to be the most common cause of injury in the workplace. These types of accident are sometimes forerunner to injuries categorised as another type of accident e.g. being struck by a moving object or a drowning accident. Public place litigation for injuries like broken shoulders happening on raised flagstones are also quite prevalent with recent pavement trips having happened in the area.

Accidents at work

Quittance has assisted Claimants, from construction workers to insurance claims inspectors, to claim work accident compensation.

Serious injury

The Courts understand that serious injuries have a major impact on an individual and their family. A successful claim should ease the financial burden and take the pressure off an injured person and their dependants so they can focus on recovery and rehabilitation.

Road traffic accidents in Lennoxtown

Road accidents involving cars, motorbikes and other vehicles in Lennoxtown are not uncommon. Official statistics show fatal accidents, 10 serious accidents and 112 slight accidents in 2013 in East Dunbartonshire (Total events were 122 local authority. In 2014 the total had increased to 123.

Our panel of expert no win no fee injury lawyers are experienced in in negotiating the best settlements for Claimants hurt in a car or motorbike accident in Lennoxtown.

Clinical negligence in Lennoxtown

Clinical negligence - once called medical negligence - is where there has been a breach of duty by a healthcare professional. An example case might be an item left in a patient during surgery claim. Quittance's expert panel of personal injury solicitors covering Lennoxtown have handled legal action made against NHS and private hospitals including Woodlands Resource Centre, 15-17 Waterloo Close, Kirkintilloch, G66 2HL.

How No Win, No Fee personal injury solicitors take care of Lennoxtown cases

In the event that you are successful, your legal fees will be settled by the losing Defendant (or their insurance company). If you lose your claim, a No Win, No Fee agreement with your solicitor states that their legal costs are not payable.

Will I have to pay extra fees?

We ensure No Win, No Fee means you will never have to pay the law firm's fees in the event that the claim is lost.

Read more about Quittance's No Win, No Fee

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

Quittance offer clear information to help Claimants determine whether to proceed.

Find answers to questions asked by people looking for claims advice in our FAQ section.

Ready to make your injury claim?

Call the Quittance team on 0800 612 7456 to commence the personal injury claim, or you can begin your compensation claim online here.

Talk to a member of Quittance's team today to discuss your claim. Request a free callback or call 0800 612 7456.