Updated: Sunday, 28th August 2016
Our national panel of solicitors help personal injury Claimants throughout England and Wales to retain more damages with our fairer success fees.
If you are based in Linlithgow or anywhere in the country, we can can manage your claim and we will set up a medical report at a centre near you .
Making a claim
Powerful legislation exists to support people planning to make a claim, and Quittance's network of lawyers have many years of experience advising clients on the strength of their claims.
People who have been diagnosed with an illness or medical condition like noise-induced deafness are frequently still able to claim even if the illness was triggered by events some years ago. The date you are informed of your diagnosis is what is important in such cases.
In the majority of cases, making a successful claim involves three components. It must be proven that the person or company causing the injury owed you a duty of care, that this duty of care was breached, and this breach caused your illness or injury.
Beginning your claim sooner will enable your solicitor to help collate supporting witness statements and other evidence.
Help for potential Claimants seeking an injury lawyer
Compensation for a injury claim can take months, and even years in serious injury cases, to be paid. The SRA are responsible for regulating the legal advice given by personal injury solicitors, however they do not regulate many factors that matter to people affected by injury, such as speed or level of service.
Given the impact your lawyer can have on your life, both during and after your recovery, picking an injury lawyer that meets your needs is a crucial first step.
Linlithgow solicitor reviews
Service levels offered by injury lawyers can differ considerably.
Researching reviews can certainly be informative if you are weighing up which lawyer to act for you.
Read more : Personal injury solicitors reviews
Do you need to select a local Linlithgow solicitor ?
The whereabouts of the firm is not very important as cases can be run by phone and email.
You will need to select a law firm that provides a national network as you will almost always be expected to go to a medical exam.
The diversity in success fees and insurance premiums charged by law firms is an important consideration for Claimants.
For instance the amount retained by an injured person accepting a settlement of £6,088 for a minor head injury might vary from £3,653 to £5,175.
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Which types of compensation claims does Quittance handle in Linlithgow?
Our network of lawyers have assisted Claimants in Linlithgow and across West Lothian whose situations were diverse and which led to serious injuries.
Slips, trips and falls
Reported data underline the fact that slips and trips continue to be the most prevalent cause of accidents leading to injury in the workplace in 2014/15. Slips and trips are typically forerunner to accidents attributed to other reasons such as being hit by a falling object, a fall from a height or an exposure to fire accident. Public place negligence claims injuries such as sprained ankles suffered on potholes are also quite common with pothole trips having occurred on High St and on Auldhill Rd.
Accidents at work
Quittance has handled claims for people, from carpenters to interpreters, to claim compensation.
Linlithgow lawyers for serious injury compensation claims
The Quittance team understand the change a successful claim will make to people affected by catastrophic and serious injury. By limiting the stress catastrophic and serious injury imposes on an injured person and their dependants, injury compensation allows people to prioritise their recovery and rehabilitation.
Our network of expert law firms have aided families collect damages for many catastrophic injuries and chronic conditions. Injuries and medical conditions categorised as serious include back injuries, cerebral palsy and asbestosis.
Solicitors can help Claimants with claiming work related compensation for a multitude of industrial illnesses including anything from Noise induced hearing loss (NIHL) to asthma caused by grain.
Road traffic accidents (RTA) in Linlithgow
Quittances network of best of breed road traffic accident personal injury lawyers have decades of experience in securing the best settlements for people who have been hurt in a road accident in Linlithgow.
Road accidents involving cars, mororbikes and all other vehicles in Linlithgow are relatively frequent. Officially reported accident data shows 5 fatal accidents, 47 serious accidents and 450 slight accidents in 2013 in West Lothian (Total events were 502 local authority district. In 2014 accidents decreased to 414.
Clinical and medical negligence in Linlithgow
Clinical negligence, at one time called medical negligence, is the legal term a failing on the part of a medical provider, either private or NHS. Our panel of personal injury lawyers covering Linlithgow have assisted with legal action brought against local hospitals including St Michael's Hospital, Edinburgh Road, Linlithgow, EH49 6QS.
No Win, No Fee Lawyers serving Linlithgow
When you lose your injury claim, a No Win, No Fee agreement with your solicitor confirms that the legal costs will not be charged. Should your injury claim be won, your legal costs are covered by the losing side.
The 100% No Win, No Fee guarantee
Some solicitors could charge extra costs should the case end prematurely. With a Quittance injury lawyer, No Win, No Fee protection is guaranteed, with nothing extra in the small print. Read 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 more information
Quittance provide detailed information to help people affected by injury choose whether to start the claim.
If you have more questions before picking up the phone, see our FAQ section.
Ready to make a compensation claim?
Call an injury claims expert on 0800 612 7456 or 0333 344 6575 to begin your claim, alternatively you can start the compensation claim online.
If you would like further information about the compensation process or would like a specific question answered before making a decision, request a callback at a more convenient time or phone us on 0800 612 7456.