Updated: Wednesday, 27th July 2016
Quittance's nationwide panel of lawyers help clients across the country keep more personal injury compensation.
No matter whether you are based in Newton Stewart or anywhere else in the UK, our experienced personal injury lawyers are able to help with your claim and we will always set up a medical at a local medical centre.
Making a claim
Personal injury claims must usually be made within three years.
Considerable legislation is in place to support Claimants seeking compensation for their injuries, and our network of lawyers have years of experience giving advice to clients with regard to the strength of their claims.
In order to win a Newton Stewart personal injury case, your lawyer must prove that the Defendant owed you a duty of care, that this duty of care was breached by the Defendant, and the breach was the cause of your injury.
Starting your claim as soon as possible will enable witness statements to be gathered by your solicitor.
Choosing the right solicitor for your compensation claim
It can take many months for most minor injury claims to reach a conclusion. Cases involving disputed liability or severe injury can take longer. The Solicitors Regulation Authority (SRA) regulates all solicitors, but service levels can vary.
Given the impact your solicitor can have on your life and your recovery, finding a solicitor that meets your needs is an important first step.
Check Newton Stewart solicitor reviews
Levels of service offered by lawyers, as with any professional service, can differ.
Online reviews can help build a picture when trying to decide which solicitor to choose.
Compensation is restricted by the expenses you have incurred and by guidelines set out by the Judicial College. Your solicitor's experience can impact the level of damages negotiated. Find out more here.
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 severe wrist injuries causing loss of function of the wrist, for example, ranges from £38,500 to £48,400 (based on 2015 market data).
The key questions to put to your prospective solicitor are "what success fee and ATE premium do you charge?" and "how much of the compensation will I keep?".
Do you have to choose a personal injury solicitor in Newton Stewart?
You do not need to choose a personal injury solicitor near you.
For the majority of claims, the only aspect that does require a local service 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.
Claims Quittance handles in Newton Stewart
Compensation can be claimed for a broad range of injuries in Newton Stewart. We can assist with injuries including:
Road accidents in Newton Stewart
Road accidents involving all vehicles in Newton Stewart are relatively common. Gov. uk statistics show a total of 374 accidents (298 slight accidents, 64 serious accidents and 12 fatal accidents) in 2013 in Dumfries and Galloway council area. In 2014 total accidents had increased to 395.
Quittances network of expert solicitors have decades of experience in obtaining optimum compensation for people injured in a car or motorbike crash in Newton Stewart.
Medical and clinical negligence in Newton Stewart
Medical negligence, which is more precisely called clinical negligence, is when there has been a breach of duty by a healthcare provider. Quittance's panel of personal injury lawyers covering Newton Stewart have handled claims brought against infirmaries and hospitals including Newton Stewart Hospital, Newton Stewart, DG8 6LZ.
Personal injury solicitors can help Claimants with securing compensation for diverse industrial illnesses that range from asbestosis to farmers lung.
Slip and trip injuries
Reported data expose the fact that slips and trips are by some margin the most prevalent accident at work. They are sometimes the initiators of accidents incorrectly attributed to other causes such as being hit by an object falling from a building, being trapped by something collapsing or an exposure to fire (burn) accident. Public liability cases for injuries such as broken collarbones experienced on spillages are also quite common with recent falls having occurred on Victoria St and on Main St.
Quittance has assisted claims for self employed and employed injured Claimants, from electricians to multimedia specialistss, to claim maximum compensation.
The Courts understand that serious injuries can have a life-changing effect on a Claimant.
Compensation will ease the financial burden on a Claimant and their family enabling them to prioritise recovery and rehabilitation. Our panel of specialist law firms have aided people collect compensation for numerous severe conditions and injuries. Injuries categorised as serious and catastrophic include major surgical negligence, brain injuries and bowel cancer.
Newton Stewart No Win, No Fee Injury Lawyers
Lawyers handling claims in Newton Stewart usually conduct the legal work on a Conditional Fee Agreement (CFA).
The agreement prevents the lawyer from expecting you to pay any legal fees if the claim fails.
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Quittance's expert injury solicitors warrant No Win, No Fee means you will never have to pay any of the lawyer's fees if the injury claim be unsuccessful.
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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
Making the right decision depends on the right information. Get any questions answered before you choose a lawyer.
Get answers to popular questions asked by potential Claimants in our FAQ section.
Start your claim for compensation
You can begin the claim for compensation online here or call 0800 612 7456.
If you would like further information about the process before making a decision, request a callback at a time that is convenient for you or phone us on 0800 612 7456.