Our national network of solicitors help clients throughout the UK to keep more compensation with our fairer success fees.
If you are based in Lerwick or anywhere else in the UK, Quittance can take on your claim and we will always arrange a medical report at a medical centre near you.
Have I got a claim for compensation?
If you were injured in an accident in the last three years and another party was responsible, our personal injury solicitors can help you make an injury claim.
Elligibility to make a personal injury claim
Claims must be made within three years in most cases.
People with certain illnesses or conditions like hand-arm vibration syndrome are often still entitled to claim compensation even where the cause of the illness occurred years ago. The date you are informed of your diagnosis is what matters in these situations.
To win a personal injury case, your lawyer must demonstrate that the defendant owed you a duty of care, that the defendant breached that duty, and that your injury or illness was caused by that breach.
A short, no-obligation phone call with an Lerwick injury lawyer can provide answers to your questions and useful guidance.Back to top
How much can I claim?
The amount of compensation that you are likely to be awarded is based on the seriousness of your injuries. Our online compensation calculator provides you with a good idea of the compensation you could win.Back to top
Work accident claims in Lerwick
We have assisted claims for claimants, from kitchen workers to legal executives, to claim compensation.Back to top
Road traffic accident claims in Lerwick
Our panel of best of breed no win, no fee personal injury solicitors are experienced in achieving the highest compensation for people who have been hurt in a car or motorbike crash in Lerwick.
Road traffic accidents involving vehicles in Lerwick are quite common. Gov.uk statistics show a total of 47 accidents (42 slight accidents, 4 serious accidents and 1 fatal accidents) in 2013 in Shetland Islands local authority area. By 2014 accidents decreased to 29.
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Medical negligence in Lerwick
Medical negligence describes when someone is injured or becomes ill as the result of the carelessness of a doctor or other medical professional. Our expert solicitor panel can help you claim compensation from the NHS trust or private clinic at fault.
Alternatively, you can raise a formal complaint if you just want a better understanding of events as opposed to financial compensation. To raise a complaint against NHS Shetland, for example, you can contact Montfield, Burgh Road, Lerwick, Shetland.
Personal injury solicitors can help with getting compensation for industrial illnesses that range from asbestos related illness to chromium related illnesses.
Slip, trip and fall accidents
Health and Safety figures reveal that slips and trips are the most prevalent accident in the workplace. These types of accident are often forerunner to injuries filed under a different category like being struck by moving machinery, a fall from a height or a lake drowning accident. Public place claims for injuries such as pulled muscles sustained on poorly maintained paths are also common with trips having happened on Commercial Street and in Toll Clock Shopping Centre.
Lerwick experts for serious injury compensation claims
Quittance's team understand the critical difference a compensation claim will make to the lives of people affected by major injury. Compensation will ease the financial load on an injured claimant so they can focus on rehabilitation.
Our panel of solicitors have helped families recover damages for a range of chronic conditions and catastrophic injuries. Injuries and medical conditions categorised as serious range from birth negligence to chronic pain.Back to top
Lerwick No Win, No Fee Solicitors
You can confidently make a claim without any financial risk with Quittance's No Win, No Fee guarantee. Our national network of solicitors cover Lerwick and across the UK.
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Meet our team
Quittance Legal Services' national network of solicitors take on all types of compensation claims in Lerwick, including fast track, complex and catastrophic injury claims. Chosen for their track record in winning claims, our lawyers have years of dedicated experience handling claims on behalf of injured claimants.
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How much experience do your solicitors have of claims in Lerwick?
Quittance is a nationwide panel of award winning solicitors dedicated to helping people injured in Lerwick, Shetland and across the country, obtain compensation.
In 2017, we have helped 100's of claimants throughout Shetland get compensation for a range of injury circumstances, including scaffolding accidents and car accidents.
With an excellent claims record, we offer a service that is as easy and stress-free as possible. Medical centres in every town in the UK, home visits (where necessary) and specialist advice, means you can focus on getting back to where you were before your injury.Back to top
Frequently asked questions
Does Quittance offer 100% No Win, No Fee
If your claim is not successful, our No Win, No Fee policy covers 100% of your legal fees. Your solicitor fights your case for you, and only gets paid a success fee if they win your case.
Locating the best injury lawyer
Finding the most appropriate lawyer to represent you is the most important step towards securing the best compensation award for your accident.
How can you make certain you choose the ideal law firm for your case?
Will you need to select a local injury lawyer ?
The whereabouts of the lawyers office is not so critical as cases are normally run by phone, post and email.
You will need to choose a firm with national medical centres as you will have to attend a medical exam.
More details - Do I have to attend a medical?
Look into Lerwick personal injury solicitor reviews
Levels of service provided by solicitors, as with any service, can vary enormously.
Reviews can certainly be a good place to start if you are contemplating which solicitor to choose.
Read more : Quittance reviews
Once a settlement has been agreed, solicitors working on a no win no fee basis will usually charge a success fee and ATE insurance premium. For example, deductions from a claimant's compensation for serious hand injuries could vary between ?23,430 and ?50,050 (based on 2015 market research).
The key questions to put to your prospective solicitor are "what success fee and ATE premium do you charge?" and "how much of the compensation will I keep?".
Rakhi Chauhan secures £80,000 following a road collision with a lorry
The victim was forced off the road when a lorry driver fell asleep at the wheel.
Kevin Walker obtains £80,000 for a construction worker's catastrophic hand injury
The worker also recieved trauma-specialist physiotherapy, welfare advice and state-of-the-art prostheses.