Updated: Monday, 25th July 2016
Our national panel of lawyers help clients across the UK to retain more compensation with our fairer success fees.
Whether you live in Old Kilpatrick or anywhere in the country, our expert personal injury lawyers will manage your claim and we will always set up a medical report at a local medical centre.
Making a claim
Injury claims must, in most cases, be made within 3 years of an injury.
People with certain illnesses or conditions such as mesothelioma may still be eligible for compensation even where the cause of the illness occurred years ago. In these circumstances, it is the date you are informed of your diagnosis that matters.
In order to win a Old Kilpatrick personal injury case, it must be shown 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.
Starting your claim sooner will enable supporting witness statements to be collected by the solicitor.
How do you find the best no win no fee personal injury lawyer for your injury?
You will be in contact with your lawyer for a long period of time, from several months for minor injuries to over a year for matters involving serious injury. The SRA are responsible for regulating the legal advice given by all solicitors, however they are not responsible for many factors that matter to people considering an injury claim, such as communication or speed.
Considering the effect your lawyer can have on your recovery, choosing a lawyer to fit your requirements is a crucial first step.
The difference in the amount of personal injury success fees between different lawyers is surprising.
For instance the amount retained by a successful Claimant agreeing on a settlement of £43,479 for severe wrist injuries causing loss of function of the wrist can range from £26,087 to £36,957.
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Will you need to instruct a local solicitor ?
Going for a local lawyers office is not especially important as cases are typically conducted by phone, post and email.
You will need to select a solicitors' firm with medical facilities near Old Kilpatrick as Claimants will almost always need to attend a medical exam.
More on - Will I have to attend a medical?
Comparing injury solicitors in Old Kilpatrick - online reviews
There is often no substitute for phoning a solicitor to discuss your case directly. Personal injury solicitor reviews are a great resource to compare the approach and service levels offered by different firms.
Which kinds of cases does Quittance conduct in Old Kilpatrick?
Compensation can be arranged for a wide range of injuries in Old Kilpatrick and throughout West Dunbartonshire. Quittance can assist with injuries and illness including:
Road traffic accidents in Old Kilpatrick
Our panel of litigators are experienced in in achieving the best compensation for people hurt in a car or motorbike accident in Old Kilpatrick.
Road accidents involving cars, mororbikes and all other vehicles in Old Kilpatrick are relatively common. Gov. uk statistics show a total of 168 accidents (145 slight accidents, 23 serious accidents and fatal accidents) in 2013 in West Dunbartonshire council area. By 2014 total accidents had decreased to 135. Accidents in the Old Kilpatrick region in 2013 included traffic collisions on the A726 and M898 slip road and on the one way street of the A82 and A810 slip road.
Quittance has handled claims for Claimants, from factory workers to naval architects, to secure financial compensation awards.
Serious injury specialists in Old Kilpatrick
The Courts understand that a serious injury can have a major impact on an injured person and their family.
The Quittance team work to achieve the maximum compensation for severe injuries. This includes compensation for the cost of treatment and physiotherapy. Our network of expert solicitors have helped people collect compensation for numerous severe conditions and injuries. Injury and illness categorised as catastrophic or serious range from major surgical negligence to concussion.
Slips, trips and falls
Officially recorded figures underline the fact that employee slips and trips are, by some degree, the most common cause of injury at work. These types of accident are frequently lead to accidents attributed to other causes such as being hit by machinery, being trapped by something or a harmful substance accident. Public place legal claims for injuries like cheekbone fractures occurring on obstructed walkways are also common with pavement trips having happened on Dumbarton Road and on Bargarron Square.
Injury lawyers can help with claiming compensation for diverse industrial illnesses that include anything from asbestos related disease to welders lung.
Medical negligence in Old Kilpatrick
Medical negligence (correctly referred to as 'clinical negligence') is the term used to describe a breach of duty on the part of a medical provider. Quittance's panel of personal injury solicitors covering Old Kilpatrick have helped with medical negligence legal cases brought against hospitals that include Golden Jubilee National Hospital, Agamemnon Street, Clydebank, G81 4DY.
Old Kilpatrick No Win, No Fee Specialist Solicitors
If your solicitor loses the case, a No Win, No Fee agreement (or CFA) between you and your lawyer means that the lawyer's fees will not be charged. When your claim is successful, the costs for your solicitor must be covered by the other party.
Quittance's 100% No Win, No Fee promise
Some solicitors may impose additional costs if they lose your case. With a Quittance injury lawyer, your No Win, No Fee protection is guaranteed, with no catches in the small print. Read more about Quittance's No Win, No Fee here
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
We offer detailed information helping you decide whether to proceed.
If you need more information before you are ready to call, try our FAQ section.
Start your claim for compensation
Phone a specialist solicitor on 0800 612 7456 to make a personal injury claim. Alternatively, you can begin the compensation claim online.
Our team of personal injury specialists can help. Need more information? You can request a free callback or call us on 0800 612 7456.