Updated: Saturday, 3rd September 2016
Quittance's nationwide network of personal injury solicitors help Claimants across the country keep more damages with our fairer success fees.
Whether you are based in New Stevenston or anywhere else in the UK, we can can assist with your claim and we will always arrange a medical at a centre near you .
Making a claim
Claims must usually be made within 3 years of an injury.
People who have been diagnosed with certain injuries or illnesses like mesothelioma are frequently still able to claim even if the illness was triggered by events some years ago. The date that you learn of your diagnosis is what is important in such circumstances.
In order to win a New Stevenston personal injury case, it must be proven that:
- The Defendant owed you a duty of care
- The Defendant breached that duty
- Your injury or illness was caused by that breach
Starting your claim as soon as possible should enable your solicitor to help gather useful supporting evidence and witness statements.
How to select the right injury lawyer for your claim
In most cases a claim can take several months to complete and for severe injuries, claims may run for one or two years. The Solicitors Regulation Authority (SRA) regulates all solicitors, however the quality of service does vary.
Your solicitor should be someone you are able to trust throughout the claims process to provide compassionate practical guidance and specialist legal advice.
What should be considered when checking New Stevenston solicitor reviews?
Talking to a solicitor about your case is an easy way to identify whether they are a good fit. Reviews for personal injury law firms are a great resource to compare the approach taken by individual firms.
The variation in the amount of personal injury fees charged by law firms working on No Win No Fee agreements is quite surprising.
As an example the amount retained by a successful Claimant awarded £8,388 for moderate shoulder injuries can vary from £5,033 to £7,130.
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Do you have to choose a lawyer in New Stevenston?
Many solicitors operate across the country, allowing Claimants to make a choice based on factors including level of success fees charged and quality of service.
In general, the only aspect that will need to be performed locally is the medical exam. This exam provides necessary medical evidence to support your claim, and is carried out in partnership with a member of our national medical network.
Your lawyer will arrange for a medical practitioner in your area to conduct your medical.
What kinds of claims for compensation do you handle in New Stevenston and North Lanarkshire?
Our panel of lawyers have guided Claimants in New Stevenston and throughout North Lanarkshire whose circumstances were diverse and which resulted in serious injury.
Accidents at work
Quittance has handled claims for people, from carpenters to metallurgists, to claim injury compensation.
We recognise the vital change injury compensation will make to seriously injured Claimants. We work hard for maximum compensation for severe injuries, including claiming for the cost of treatment and physiotherapy. Quittance's network of law firms have for many years aided families impacted by serious accidents and injuries. Injuries which are held by the Courts to be serious and catastrophic include amputation, neck injuries and radiation exposure.
Road traffic accidents (RTA) in New Stevenston
Quittances panel of qualified legal advisors have vast experience in achieving optimum damages for Claimants who have been injured in a road accident in New Stevenston.
Road accidents involving all vehicles in New Stevenston are not uncommon. Gov. uk statistics show a total of 653 accidents (575 slight accidents, 72 serious accidents and 6 fatal accidents) in 2013 in North Lanarkshire local authority. In 2014 total accidents had decreased to 633. Incidents in the New Stevenston region in 2013 included collisions on the A723 and B7029 roundabout and on the single carriageway of the A775 and B779 junction.
Solicitors can help with securing compensation for diverse industrial illnesses ranging from Noise induced hearing loss (NIHL) to asthma caused by latex.
Clinical negligence in New Stevenston
Medical negligence (more correctly known as clinical negligence) is the term used to describe a breach of duty by a medical professional. Quittance's experienced panel of solicitors covering New Stevenston have helped with claims filed against infirmaries and hospitals that include Strathclyde Hospital, Crawford Street, Motherwell, ML1 3BW.
Slip and trip accidents
Recorded statistics reveal that employee slips, trips and falls are the single most prevalent cause of injury at work. Slips, trips and falls are frequently the precursor to accidents attributed to other causes e.g. being struck by a falling object or a fire related accident. Public place legal claims for injuries like broken wrists suffered on obstructed pathways are also quite common with pavement trips having happened on Main St and on Hope Street.
New Stevenston No Win, No Fee Injury Lawyers
In the event that your claim is lost, a No Win, No Fee agreement with your solicitor means you are not required to pay the solicitor's fees. When the claim is successful, your legal fees will be settled by the losing side or their insurer.
Does the Claimant need to pay any extra costs?
Some firms may charge extra fees if they lose your case. Through our injury lawyers, your No Win, No Fee protection is assured, with no catches in the small print. Click here to read more about about Quittance's 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.
Before you choose to instruct a solicitor arm yourself with as much information about the process as you can. The right information helps you to make the right choice for your future.
If you need more information before picking up the phone, try our FAQ section.
Ready to make a injury claim?
You can begin a injury claim online here or call 0800 612 7456 or 0333 344 6575 to talk to the Quittance team.
Contact our panel of experts to discuss your potential claim. Phone us on 0800 612 7456 or book a callback.