A guide to making a personal injury claim

By Jenny Jones

Our nationwide panel of lawyers help clients across the UK to retain more of their personal injury settlement with our fairer success fees.

Whether you are based in Menstrie or anywhere in the country, our expert personal injury solicitors are able to help with your claim and we will always arrange a medical assessment at a local medical centre.

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 another person owed you a duty of care, our expert solicitors can assist you with a claim for financial compensation.

Calculate your compensation

The total compensation you are likely to get is calculated with reference to Judicial College Guidelines. Our online claim calculator gives you an estimate of the level of compensation you are due.

Making a claim

Personal injury claims must, in the majority of cases, be made within a three-year window, starting from the date you knew of your injury.

For the majority of injury claims, a successful compensation claim involves three components. It must be shown 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.

The solicitor will consider how your case relates to each of the points.

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

Instructing the most suitable injury lawyer for your legal matter is a crucial step towards obtaining the best compensation settlement.

With some 5 offices within 25 miles of Menstrie - how can you ensure you choose the best one to represent you?

Compensation is restricted by the expenses you have incurred and by set recommended 'general damages' depending on the nature of the injury. Your solicitor's experience can impact the level of damages negotiated. Get more information about how much you can claim.

Do you have to choose a solicitor in Menstrie?

As with many professional services, you do not need to select a solicitor near you.

The only element of a personal injury claim that usually needs a local service provider is the medical. This exam is carried out in partnership with a member of our national medical network.

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

Comparing Menstrie personal injury solicitors - online reviews

Discussing you claim with a solicitor is an easy way to identify whether they are a good fit. Before you call, checking injury lawyer reviews should give you a much better idea of the level of service on offer, and the factors that matter most to you.

Claims our panel of lawyers handles

Quittance's panel of personal injury solicitors have helped Claimants get compensation for a range of injuries.

Menstrie lawyers for serious injury claims

We recognise the change an injury claim will make to people whose lives have been impacted by serious injury.

By reducing the stress a serious or catastrophic injury places on an injured Claimant and their dependants, injury compensation enables people to concentrate on recovery and rehabilitation.

Industrial disease

Solicitors can assist with securing compensation for a multitude of industrial illnesses that range from NIHL to farmers lung.

Medical and clinical negligence in Menstrie

Medical negligence, correctly referred to as clinical negligence, is the term for when an illness or injury is suffered by a person a breach of the duty of care by a medical provider. Quittance's panel of personal injury lawyers covering Clackmannanshire and Menstrie have assisted with clinical negligence claims brought against healthcare providers including Clackmannanshire Community Healthcare Centre, Hall Park Road, Sauchie, FK10 3JQ.

Slips and trips

Official statistics show that slips, trips and falls are the single most common cause of accidents leading to injury in the workplace. They are typically the initiators of accidents recorded in a different category for instance being hit by an object falling from a ladder or a toxic substance accident. Public place accident claims injuries like broken shoulders happening on tripping on a street are also common with recent pavement trips having happened on Stirling Rd and on Delph Wynd.

Road traffic compensation claims

Road accidents involving all vehicles in Menstrie are quite common. Officially reported accident data shows a total of 86 accidents (72 slight accidents, 14 serious accidents and fatal accidents) in 2013 in Clackmannanshire local authority area. By 2014 the total had decreased to 84.

Quittance's panel of expert road traffic accident solicitors have decades of experience in obtaining maximum compensation for anyone who has been injured in a car or motorcycle crash in Menstrie.

Accidents at work

Quittance has assisted claims for people, from catering assistants to media planners, to seek financial compensation.

Menstrie No Win, No Fee Lawyers

If you win your claim, the legal costs are paid by the other side. When your claim is lost, a No Win, No Fee agreement with your lawyer confirms that you are not required to pay the solicitor's legal costs.

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We promise No Win, No Fee means you will never have to pay any of the lawyer's legal fees if your claim is unsuccessful. Click here to read more about about our 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

Before you instruct arm yourself with information. The right answers can help you to make the right decision for you.

If you need more information before you are ready to call, see our FAQ section.

Start your claim for compensation

Call an injury lawyer on 0800 612 7456 or 0333 344 6575 to commence a injury claim. Alternatively, you can start the personal injury claim online.

Our specialist team look forward to helping you. Would you like to know more? You can phone 0800 612 7456 or request a free callback.