Updated: Saturday, 3rd September 2016
Our nationwide network of solicitors help clients throughout England and Wales retain more of their settlement or damages with our fairer success fees.
Whether you live in Polmont or anywhere in the country, our personal injury solicitors will handle your claim and we will always set up a medical report at a local medical centre.
Making a personal injury claim
Extensive legislation exists to provide support for people planning to make a claim, and our network of injury solicitors have years of experience advising their clients regarding the strength of their claims.
Claimants who have received a diagnosis of a medical condition or illness such as mesothelioma are often still entitled to claim compensation even where the illness's cause happened years or even decades earlier. The date you are informed of your diagnosis is what matters in such cases.
To win a personal injury case, it must be proven that:
- You were owed a duty of care by the Defendant
- That duty was breached by the Defendant
- The Defendant's breach caused your injury or illness
The solicitor will discuss each of these issues and will look at how they apply in your case.
Choosing the right personal injury lawyer for you
You will be liaising with your lawyer for a long period of time, from months for less serious injuries to potentially years for complex cases. The SRA are tasked with regulating strictly legal advice given by all solicitors, but they are not responsible for many factors of interest to people affected by injury, such as communication or speed.
Your lawyer should be someone you are able to trust throughout your claim to provide both compassionate practical advice and expert legal guidance.
Do you have to choose a personal injury solicitor in Polmont?
You do not need to instruct a lawyer near you.
Medical exams will usually need to be conducted locally. Quittance's national medical network will assist with this critical stage of the claims process.
Your lawyer will arrange for a medical practitioner in your area to conduct your medical.
Reviews for solicitors in Polmont
There is often no substitute for picking up the phone and talking to a solicitor about your claim. Before picking up the phone, looking up personal injury solicitor reviews should give you a clear understanding of the difference between service levels offered by firms.
The variation in personal injury success fees and ATE premiums charged by law firms is vast
To illustrate the point, the amount retained by a successful Claimant who was awarded £22,114 for very serious thumb injuries could vary from £13,268 to £18,796.
Read more at Get a personal injury quote
Which claims does Quittance conduct in Polmont?
Our panel of solicitors have helped individuals receive compensation for a wide range of injury and illness.
Serious injury specialists in Polmont
Quittance's team recognise the vital difference injury compensation will make to people who have been affected by major injury. A claim should lessen the financial load on a Claimant and their dependants enabling them to focus on recovery and rehabilitation. Quittance's panel of expert law firms have aided Claimants impacted by serious accidents and injuries.
Slip, trip and fall accidents
Recorded figures highlight the fact that employee slips and trips are the most common accident at work in 2014/15. Slips, trips and falls are often the initiators of injuries attributed to other reasons e.g. being hit by an object falling from a machine, a lifting injury or an exposure to an explosion accident. Public place negligence claims injuries like pulled muscles experienced on obstructed walkways are also common with recent kerb stone trips having occurred in the area.
Clinical and medical negligence in Polmont
Medical negligence - which is now more accurately known as Clinical Negligence - is where an injury is associated with a breach in the duty of care on the part of a General Practitioner or any other healthcare professional. A typical example could be a prescription error claim. Quittance's expert panel of injury lawyers covering Falkirk and Polmont have helped with legal action brought against hospitals including Westbank Day Hospital, Westbank, Falkirk, FK1 5RT.
Accidents in the workplace
Quittance has assisted Claimants injured at work, from plasterers to pharmacologists, to claim compensation.
Road traffic accidents in Polmont
Road accidents involving vehicles in Polmont are quite common. Police repoetrs reveal that there were a total of 323 accidents (283 slight accidents, 37 serious accidents and 3 fatal accidents) in 2013 in Falkirk local authority area. In 2014 accidents decreased to 296. Accidents in Polmont in 2013 included car crashes on the slip road of the M9 and A803 roundabout and on the A905 and B9132 roundabout.
Our panel of expert road traffic accident (RTA) injury solicitors have vast experience in securing the best damages for people who have been hurt in a car or motorcycle accident in Polmont.
Litigators can help Claimants with claiming work related compensation for a multitude of industrial illnesses ranging from respiratory diseases to rubber industry health and safety lapses.
How No Win, No Fee lawyers look after compensation claims in Polmont
When you win your case, the legal costs must be covered by the Defendant or their insurer. In the event that your solicitor loses the claim, a No Win, No Fee agreement between you and the solicitor means you will not have to pay their fees.
Can I get 100% No Win, No Fee
Quittance's expert personal injury solicitors ensure No Win, No Fee means the injured party do not need to pay any of the solicitor's legal costs should your injury claim is unsuccessful. Click here for more information about No Win, No Fee.
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 your solicitor you should arm yourself with as much information about making a claim as you think is necessary. answers help you make the right choice for you.
Find answers to common questions asked by potential Claimants on our FAQ page.
Ready to start?
You can start the injury claim here or call us on 0800 612 7456 or 0333 344 6575 to speak to a member of our team.
Contact the Quittance network of specialists today for more information about the process. Request a callback or call us on 0800 612 7456.