Updated: Wednesday, 27th July 2016
Quittance's nationwide network of lawyers help clients throughout England and Wales retain more injury compensation with our fairer success fees.
Whether you are based in New Cumnock or anywhere else in the UK, our expert personal injury lawyers are able to take on your claim and we will always arrange a medical at a medical centre near your home.
Making a claim
Claims must, in most cases, be made within three years of the date the accident occurred or you learned of the injury.
Powerful legislation is in place to give support to injured Claimants, and our panel of lawyers have many years of experience giving advice to their clients with regard to the strength of their claims.
To win a New Cumnock personal injury case, your solicitor must prove 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.
Choosing the right injury lawyer for you
In many cases a claim can take months to agree a settlement. In the most serious claims, some claims can take over a year. The SRA are tasked with regulating legal advice given by solicitors, but they are not required to monitor many factors that matter to people considering an injury claim, such as communication or speed.
Given the impact your legal representative can have on your life, both during and after your recovery, finding a solicitor that matches your needs is vital.
Will I need to choose a local solicitor ?
The location of a lawyers office is not especially relevant as cases are, as a matter of course, conducted by phone and email.
It is however necessary to select a solicitors practice that provides medical facilities near you as you will almost always be expected to go to a medical examination.
Check New Cumnock solicitor reviews
Levels of service provided by injury lawyers, as with any service, vary enormously.
Reviews can be a good place to start if you are mulling over which lawyer best serves your needs.
Read more Personal injury solicitor reviews
Compensation is limited to costs you have had to bear as a result of the injury 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.
Solicitors working on a No Win, No Fee basis generally charge a success fee and for ATE insurance. Deductions from a Claimant's compensation for chronic asthma, for example, ranges from £21,230 to £34,760 (based on 2015 market data).
Cases we handle
Our network of specialist solicitors help clients get compensation for a range of injuries.
Accidents at work
Quittance has handled claims for people injured in an accident, from plasterers to museum education officers, to secure financial compensation awards.
Medical negligence in New Cumnock
Medical negligence - which is more accurately called 'clinical negligence' - is where an injury or illness is suffered by a person a failing by a medical professional. Our panel of lawyers covering New Cumnock have helped Claimants with compensation claims filed against private and NHS hospitals including Community Hospital, Ayr Road, Cumnock, KA18 1EF.
Slips and trips
Official statistics demonstrate that slips and trips are the single most prevalent accident at work. Slips, trips and falls are frequently lead to accidents attributed to other reasons e.g. being hit by a reversing vehicle or a harmful substance accident. Public liability accident claims injuries like broken collarbones experienced on potholes are also common with recent street falls having happened on Highpark Avenue.
We understand the vital change injury compensation can make to the lives of severely injured Claimants.
Compensation should lessen the financial load and reduce stress so an injured Claimant and their family enabling them to focus on recovery.
Our panel of specialist serious injury solicitors for many years have aided Claimants affected by serious accidents.
Road traffic accidents in New Cumnock
Our group of proficient no win no fee legal advisors are experienced in in securing the highest compensation for people hurt in a road accident in New Cumnock.
Road traffic accidents involving vehicles in New Cumnock are reasonably common. Government statistics reveal a total of 209 accidents (177 slight accidents, 28 serious accidents and 4 fatal accidents) in 2013 in East Ayrshire local authority. By 2014 accidents increased to 224.
Injury lawyers can assist with claiming work related compensation for a multitude of industrial illnesses including anything from noise induced hearing loss to asthma caused by flour.
No Win, No Fee Injury Lawyers in New Cumnock
If you win the case, the fees for your lawyer are covered by the losing Defendant. When you lose your injury claim, a No Win, No Fee agreement between you and your lawyer states that their fees are not payable.
Are there any hidden fees to pay?
Some solicitors may levy extra costs should the case end prematurely. Through Quittance's specialist lawyers, your No Win, No Fee protection is guaranteed, with no catches in the small print.
Read more about our No Win, No Fee
What should happen next?
Whether you are ready to start you claim now or are simply looking for more information, Quittance can help.
Get more information
Making the right decision for you depends on the correct information. Get answers to your questions before you make a decision.
Get answers to common questions asked by people seeking claims advice in our frequently asked questions section.
Ready to make your claim?
Phone an injury lawyer on 0800 612 7456 or 0333 344 6575 to get your claim for compensation underway. Alternatively, you can begin the injury claim online here.
Contact a member of Quittance's network of specialists today for more information about the process. Call us on 0800 612 7456 or request a callback.