Updated: Friday, 2nd September 2016
Our national network of solicitors help clients across the UK to retain more damages.
Whether you live in Melrose or anywhere in the UK, our experienced personal injury solicitors can assist with your claim and we will always arrange a medical at a medical centre near your home.
Making a personal injury claim
Claims for compensation must, in the majority of cases, be made within three years.
Purposeful legislation exists to provide support for injured people who seek compensation, and Quittance's panel of injury lawyers have many years of experience giving advice to their clients on the likelihood of success.
To win a personal injury case, your solicitor 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.
In all cases, answers and useful advice will be provided by a free phone consultation with a specialist solicitor.
The importance of choosing the best no win no fee personal injury solicitor
Selecting the most appropriate PI solicitor to represent you is a crucial step towards claiming the highest settlement or award for your injuries.
How can you ensure you select the ideal solicitors' practice for your case?
You should be aware of how much of your compensation will be taken to cover these fees.
Melrose solicitor reviews
The quality of legal advice provided by solicitors, as with any professional service, vary enormously.
Online personal injury solicitor reviews can be informative if you are deciding which lawyer to choose.
Will I have to choose a lawyer near me?
As with many professional services, you do not need to choose a solicitor near you.
The only element of a personal injury claim that usually will need to be performed locally is the medical. This exam is carried out in partnership with a member of our national medical network.
Claims we handle in Melrose
Quittance's panel of solicitors have assisted clients receive compensation for a wide range of injuries.
Road traffic accidents in Melrose
Accidents involving cars, mororbikes and all other vehicles in Melrose are reasonably common with statistics showing 4 fatal accidents, 76 serious accidents and 255 slight accidents in 2013 in Scottish Borders (Total events were 335 local authority. In 2014 total accidents had decreased to 295.
Quittances panel of expert litigators are experienced in in securing optimum general and special damages for Claimants who have sustained an injury in a car or motorbike accident in Melrose.
Injury solicitors can assist with claiming compensation for a multitude of industrial illnesses ranging from asbestosis to irritant contact dermatitis.
Medical and clinical negligence in Melrose
Medical negligence - which is more precisely known as 'Clinical Negligence' - is the term used to describe a failing by a healthcare provider. An example case could be an A&E claim. Quittance's panel of personal injury lawyers covering Melrose have helped Claimants with legal cases brought against local hospitals that include Melburn Lodge, Borders General Hospital, Melrose, TD6 9BS.
We recognise the difference a successful claim can make to people impacted by serious injury. Quittance's panel of lawyers fight to achieve compensation for major injuries and chronic conditions, including compensation for long-term medical treatment and care costs.
Our panel of law firms for many years have helped families affected by serious accidents and injuries. Injuries and medical conditions which are considered to be catastrophic or serious include amputation and concussion.
Slips, trips and falls
Official figures show that slips, trips and falls continue to be the most prevalent accident at work. Slips, trips and falls are quite often the initiators of injuries recorded in another category like being hit by an object falling from a machine or a fire related accident. Public place cases for injuries like sprained ankles occurring on slippery pavements are also common with recent pavement crack trips having happened on Main Street and on Main St.
We have handled claims for self employed or employed people, from warehouse assistants to materials specialists, to secure financial compensation settlements.
Melrose No Win, No Fee Personal Injury Solicitors
Lawyers taking care of claims in Melrose and the Scottish Borders mostly work on the basis of a CFA or Conditional Fee Agreement, known as a No Win, No Fee agreement.
The agreement prevents the solicitor from billing you for any fees if the case is lost.
Will I need to pay any extra costs?
No Win, No Fee means you will not owe anything if you lose your claim. With a No Win, No Fee promise, there is no catch whatsoever and there is no risk of losing out.
Read more about our No Win, No Fee
How to proceed
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 answers helping you decide whether to go ahead with a claim for injury compensation.
If you need more information before calling, try our FAQ pages.
Start your injury claim
Call a personal injury solicitor on 0800 612 7456 to make your injury claim. Alternatively, you can start a compensation claim here.
Quittance's team of personal injury specialists are here to help. You can request a callback or phone 0800 612 7456 today.