Updated: Wednesday, 31st August 2016
Quittance's nationwide panel of lawyers help Claimants across the country to retain more damages with our fairer success fees.
No matter whether you are based in Perth or anywhere in the UK, our injury solicitors will take on your claim and we will always set up a medical report at a medical centre near your home.
Making a personal injury claim
Compensation claims must usually be made within three years of the date of the injury.
People who have been diagnosed with an illness or medical condition such as industrial deafness may still be eligible for compensation even if the condition developed as the result of events that happened years ago. In these circumstances, it is the date that you learn of your diagnosis that is considered.
To win a 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.
Choosing the best no win no fee personal injury lawyer for your iness or injury
It can take months for most minor injury claims to have a settlement negotiated. Injury claims where responsibility is contested or the injury has had a major impact can take longer. The SRA regulate legal advice given by solicitors, however they do not regulate many issues that matter to Claimants, such as speed or level of service.
Your legal representative should be someone you can trust throughout your claim to offer compassionate practical advice and expert legal guidance.
The diversity in the amount of success fees charged by lawyers is surprising.
As an example the amount of financial compensation retained by a Claimant accepting a settlement of £67,666 for lung cancer can vary from £40,599 to £57,516.
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Does the location of the solicitor matter?
You do not need to pick a lawyer near you.
The only element of a personal injury claim that usually should be carried out locally is the medical. This exam is carried out in partnership with a member of our national network of medical professionals.
Wherever your solicitor is based, they will arrange for a local medical expert to carry out the exam.
Perth solicitor reviews
The levels of service offered by solicitors, as with any service, can vary.
Reviews is a great place to start when deciding which lawyer to choose.
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Claims our panel of lawyers handles in Perth
Our panel of personal injury solicitors assist people get compensation for a wide range of injury and illness.
Legal advisors can help Claimants with claiming maximum compensation for industrial injuries including anything from noise induced hearing loss to mercury poisoning.
The effect of a serious or catastrophic injury will be understood by Courts and insurance companies when they are working out compensation. A claim will lessen the impact of bills other financial issues and reduce the pressure on a Claimant enabling them to prioritise recovery. Our network of law firms have helped Claimants recover damages for many severe conditions and injuries. Injury and illness referred to as catastrophic or serious range from serious pharmaceutical error to brain injuries.
Slips, trips and falls
Officially reported figures highlight the fact that employee slips, trips and falls are still the most prevalent accident at work as a whole. Slips, trips and falls are often related to accidents incorrectly attributed to other causes e.g. being struck by a moving object or a drowning accident. Public liability litigation for injuries like broken wrists experienced on obstructed footpaths are also common with pavement trips having occurred on South Street and on South Green.
Clinical and medical negligence in Perth
Medical negligence - more accurately referred to as 'clinical negligence' - is when there has been a failing on the part of a medical professional, either private or NHS. An example might be an optician negligence claim. Quittance's panel of injury solicitors covering Perth have helped people with claims brought against local hospitals including Scone Day Hospital, Birch Avenue, Scone, PH2 6LE.
Road traffic accidents (RTA) in Perth
Our network of trained lawyers have vast experience in achieving maximum awards for anyone who has been injured in a road accident in Perth.
Accidents involving cars, motorcycles and other vehicles in Perth are relatively common. Officially reported accident data shows a total of 397 accidents (299 slight accidents, 87 serious accidents and 11 fatal accidents) in 2013 in Perth and Kinross local authority district. By 2014 the total had decreased to 283.
Accidents in the workplace
Quittance has helped contractors, self employed or employed people, from warehouse assistants to pension scheme managers, to secure financial compensation awards.
No Win, No Fee Personal injury Solicitors in Perth
Solicitors looking after claims in Perth and Scotland act on the basis of a Conditional Fee Agreement. This prevents the lawyer from charging you any legal fees if they are not successful.
Will I need to pay any extra costs?
No Win, No Fee means you will not owe anything if you lose your claim. With a No Win, No Fee promise, there is no catch whatsoever and there is no risk of losing out.
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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 your questions answered
Before you decide to instruct a lawyer you should arm yourself with information about making a claim. This can help you make the right choice for you.
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Ready to make a compensation claim?
You can start a claim for compensation here or call 0800 612 7456 or 0333 344 6575 to talk to a personal injury lawyer.
Our team of personal injury specialists can help. Would you like to know more? You can call us on 0800 612 7456 or request a free callback today.