Have you been injured in an accident that was not your fault?

Our personal injury experts are here to help.

If your injuries resulted from another person's actions or negligence, you may be able to make a no win, no fee compensation claim.

We have helped hundreds of people in Lenzie, Glasgow and across the UK claim compensation for:

Do I have a personal injury claim?

You should be eligible to make an injury claim if your injury occurred.

  • within the last three years, and;
  • another person was to blame, and;
  • that person owed you a duty of care.

Are there any other factors that could affect my right to claim?

Yes. In reality, several other factors can affect whether a successful no win, no fee claim will be possible, such as the circumstances of your accident, whether the defendant is uninsured or whether your claim meets your chosen solicitor's risk assessment criteria.

We would be happy to give you a clearer answer. Speak to a legal expert now on 0800 376 1001. If you prefer, you can check your claim online with our Injury Claim Checker.

How much compensation can I claim for an injury?

The amount of money you could claim for your injury will depend on:

  • the extent of your injury, and
  • any financial losses or costs you have incurred.

At the start of your claim, your solicitor will consider the many ways your injury has affected your life. Your solicitor will take all of these effects into account to calculate the correct compensation award for you.

This calculation will factor in 'general damages' and 'special damages'.

General damages

General damages are awarded for pain, suffering and loss of amenity (PSLA).

Awards for general damages are set by the Judicial College and published in their guidelines for personal injury awards.

Special damages

Special damages are for financial losses and expenses you have incurred as a result of the accident.

What can I claim for after an injury? (see list)

Examples of special damages (losses you can claim for) include:

  • Lost earnings (including future earnings)
  • Medical treatment costs
  • Physiotherapy
  • Travel costs
  • Costs of care
  • Costs of adapting your home or car

Calculate my injury compensation

Calculating how much compensation you can claim for an injury can be complicated.

Our injury compensation calculator tells you if you may have a claim, how much compensation you could claim, and what you can claim for.

Find out what your injury claim could be worth now:

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Road accident claims in Lenzie

You can claim compensation if you were injured as a driver or passenger and another road user was liable. You can also claim compensation if you were injured as a motorcyclist, cyclist or pedestrian.

Regardless of whether you were injured in a cycling accident, or were hurt in a collision on the motorway, our specialist team are here. Our guide to road accident compensation claims sets out what you need to know about starting a claim.

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Road accident compensation claims

Lenzie work injury claims

If you have sustained an injury because of your employer's actions or negligence, you have the right to make a claim.

Employers owe a duty of care to their staff. Whether you sustained an injury when working as a gardener or a warehouse worker, our guide to work accident claims explains your legal rights and how you can make a successful no win, no fee claim.

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Claim work accident compensation

Lenzie medical negligence claims

Clinical negligence (medical negligence) is the term used when a patient is injured as the result of a doctor, nurse or other medical professional's lack of care. Quittance's expert panel of injury lawyers can help you make a claim against one of the clinics and NHS trusts covering Lenzie, including NHS Greater Glasgow and Clyde (West Glasgow Hospital, Dalnair Street, Glasgow).

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Clinical negligence compensation

Lenzie occupiers liability accident claims

UK law states that owners (occupiers) of premises are liable for the safety and welfare of all visitors.

Whether your accident happened in a pub or in a gymnasium, you could be entitled to receive compensation for your injuries and any financial losses.

If you have been injured in an accident in a public place we can help you make an injury claim for financial compensation.

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Occupier's liability injury claims

Serious injury compensation

Injury solicitors can help with claiming work related compensation for diverse industrial illnesses ranging from occupational asthma to cancer caused by diesel exhaust fumes.

Read more: No win, no fee industrial disease claim

Lenzie No Win, No Fee solicitors

A No Win, No Fee agreement protects you by ensuring that you will not need to pay any legal fees if your claim is unsuccessful. No Win, No Fee agreements are also called a Conditional Fee Agreement or CFA.

Lenzie injury claimants will also not have to pay any fees upfront with a CFA.

No Win, No Fee guarantee

Our panel of No Win, No Fee solicitors have helped injured people in Lenzie, Glasgow and throughout the UK make a claim without any financial risk.

What do I pay if I win my injury claim?

Your personal injury solicitor will receive a success fee when they settle your injury claim. This fee is deducted from your final compensation.

By law, a solicitor's success fee can be up to a maximum of 25%, whichever law firm you choose.

You can discuss the success fee percentage with your injury lawyer before the claim process starts.

Read more:

Making a No Win, No Fee claim

What do I pay if I do not win my injury claim?

You will not have to pay any legal fees if your solicitor does not win your injury claim. Your solicitor may take out insurance to ensure you will have nothing to pay.

Read more:

Making a No Win, No Fee claim

How we can help you

Your solicitor will fight for the best possible compensation settlement for you, and the highly-experienced panel of solicitors have an excellent track record of winning injury claims in Lenzie and cross the UK.

If you have any questions, or would like to start a No Win No Fee claim, we are open:

  • 8am to 9pm weekdays
  • 9am to 6pm on Saturday
  • 9.30am to 5pm on Sunday

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Frequently asked questions

Has Quittance handled many Lenzie claims?

Quittance Legal Services is a nationwide panel of results-focussed personal injury lawyers dedicated to helping people injured in Lenzie, Glasgow and throughout the UK, obtain financial compensation for their injuries.

In 2017, we assisted 100's of claimants in Glasgow get compensation for a range of injury circumstances, from car accidents to building site accidents.

Medical centres in every town in the UK, home visits (where necessary) and specialist advice, mean making a claim is as clear and straightforward as possible.

Is your service 100% No Win, No Fee?

Our no win, no fee service means that 100% of your legal fees are covered if your case is not successful. This gives you the peace of mind that you will never be out of pocket.

Check Lenzie solicitor reviews

Service standards provided by lawyers, as with any professional service, can vary enormously.

Reviews can be helpful if you are trying to decide which solicitor to work with.

Read more - Personal injury lawyer reviews

Will you need to choose a local Lenzie legal firm?

The location of the firm is less important as cases are usually handled by phone, post and email.

It is however necessary to select a firm with a national network as you will have to attend a medical assessment.

See : Do you have a medical centre near me?

The contrast in personal injury success fees and After the Event (ATE) insurance premiums between law firms often surprises prospective claimants.

For example the amount of compensation retained by a successful claimant accepting a settlement of £65,748 for a serious back injury could vary from £39,449 to £55,886.

Additional reading How much compensation can you claim?

What are the road accident statistics in Lenzie

Quittance's panel of professional no win, no fee personal injury solicitors have a wealth of experience in obtaining the highest settlements for claimants who have been injured in a car or motorcycle crash in Lenzie.

Accidents involving cars, motorcycles and other vehicles in Lenzie are relatively common with a total of 122 accidents (112 slight accidents, 10 serious accidents and fatal accidents) in 2013 in East Dunbartonshire council area. In 2014 the total had increased to 123. Incidents in Lenzie in 2013 included car crashes on the single carriageway of the A803 and A806 junction and on the dual carriageway of the B819 and A807 junction.

What are the Lenzie work accident statistics?

The most up to date 2019

Can I claim for someone else?

Yes. In certain circumstances, it is possible to claim compensation on behalf of another person in the capacity of a 'litigation friend'.

If an injured person is either too young or vulnerable, too injured or otherwise unable to claim on their own behalf, their litigation friend can handle the claim process on behalf of the injured person.

The litigation friend will be responsible for communicating with the solicitors, and for making decisions in respect of the claim.

Read more about claiming on behalf of another person.

Can I claim if I was partly responsible for an accident?

You may still be able to claim compensation even if you contributed to your accident or to your injuries.

However, if you were partly to blame (known as contributory negligence), your compensation may be reduced and it may be more difficult to prove liability.

Read more about claiming compensation if you were partly responsible for an accident.

How long will my claim take?

The length of time needed to secure compensation can vary considerably.

For example, straightforward car accident claims can settle in a matter of weeks, whereas complex medical negligence cases can take years.

Injury claims can also take longer if it is not clear who is responsible for your injury, or if liability is denied by the defendant.

Taken from average case times, this table sets out approximately how long personal injury claims take to settle:

Personal injury claim type

Estimated claim duration*

Road accident claims

4 to 9 months

Work accident claims

6 to 9 months

Medical negligence claims

12 to 36 months

Industrial disease claims

12 to 18 months

Public place or occupiers’ liability claims

6 to 9 months

MIB claims (uninsured drivers)

3 to 4 months**

CICA claims (criminal assault)

12 to 18 months**

*RTA and other claims processed through the Ministry of Justice portal can settle faster.
**Official Criminal Injuries Compensation Authority (CICA)  Government agency and Motor Insurers’ Bureau (MIB) figures.

Read more about how long personal injury claims take.

Will I have to go to court?

Highly unlikely. The vast majority of claims that are settled by the solicitor panel are settled out of court.

Only a very small percentage (approx. 5%) of personal injury claims go to court. Generally, only very complex cases, or those where liability cannot be resolved, end up in court.

Cases that do ultimately go to court are held in front of a judge, not a jury.

Read more: Will my injury claim go to court and what if it does?

Will I have to go to a solicitor's office?

No. You will not need visit a solicitor's office. As with most professional services, it is no longer necessary to meet face to face with your solicitor. Personal injury claims are dealt with via email, post and telephone.

Should you need to have a medical, this will be arranged at a medical centre near you or at your GP's surgery.

Read more: Will I have to visit a solicitor's office?

Can I get an early compensation payment?

If you suffer financial hardship as a result of an injury, you may be able to claim an interim compensation payment.

An interim payment is a partial settlement of your claim which is paid before your claim is concluded. The amount you receive in interim payments would then be deducted from your final compensation settlement or award.

Read more about interim compensation payments.

Paul Carvis, Personal injury solicitor

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Paul Carvis, Personal injury solicitor