A guide to making a personal injury claim

By Jonathan Speight

Quittance's national panel of solicitors help clients across the UK to keep more injury compensation.

Whether you live in Redding or anywhere in the UK, our lawyers can assist with your claim and we will set up a medical at a centre near you .

Can I make a claim for injury compensation?

If you were injured in an accident in the last 3 years and a third party was responsible, Quittance's panel of solicitors can assist you with an injury claim.

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Key criteria

Personal injury claims should usually be made within three years of the date of the injury.

To win a Redding personal injury case, your lawyer must prove:

  • 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 the lawyer to gather supporting statements from witnesses.

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What is my claim worth?

How much compensation you are likely to be awarded is based on the severity of the injury and any losses or costs you incur. Our easy to use injury calculator gives you a realistic idea of your likely compensation.

How much can I claim?Use our compensation calculator
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Work accident claims in Redding

Worker injured in accident

We have handled claims for people injured in an accident, from factory workers to private music teachers, to claim maximum compensation for their injuries.

Further information: Injured at work compensation claims

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Road traffic accident claims in Redding

Cars involved in a road accident

Road accidents involving all vehicles in Redding are common. Official statistics reveal a total of 323 accidents (283 slight accidents, 37 serious accidents and 3 fatal accidents) in 2013 in Falkirk local authority. By 2014 total accidents had decreased to 296. Accidents in Redding in 2013 included road traffic collisions on the A905 and B9132 roundabout and on the B805 and B810 roundabout.

Quittance's panel of skilled road traffic accident (RTA) personal injury lawyers have years of experience in securing the best damages for anyone who has been injured in a road accident in Redding.

Further information: Road traffic accident claim

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Other injury claims

Industrial disease

Litigators can help with getting compensation for industrial injuries that include anything from asbestos related disease to welders lung.

Further information: No win, no fee industrial disease claim

Slip, trip and fall accidents

Officially recorded figures underscore the fact that employee slips, trips and falls are the most common cause of accidents leading to injury at work as a whole. They are frequently the initiators of accidents attributed to other reasons like being hit by an object falling from a lifting machinery or an electrocution accident. Public liability negligence claims injuries such as broken arms sustained on potholes are also quite prevalent with trips having happened recently.

Serious injury

We understand the vital difference a successful claim makes to people impacted by serious injury. A claim will ease the impact of bills other financial issues and take the pressure off an injured claimant so they can focus on recovery. Our network of solicitor firms correspond with insurance providers and medical practitioners ensuring claimants affected by serious accidents and injuries get the support they need.

Further information: No win, no fee catastrophic injury claims

Clinical and medical negligence in Redding

Clinical negligence (medical negligence) describes when a person is injured due to the carelessness of a GP or other health worker. If you have been affected by clinical negligence, our panel of specialist clinical negligence solicitors can help you make a claim against the NHS trust or private clinic responsible.

If you are only looking for closure instead of starting an injury claim, you could use the NHS Resolution process. You can contact Forth Valley Royal Hospital, Stirling Road, Larbert, Falkirk, for example, to make a complaint against NHS Forth Valley.

Further information: No win, no fee clinical negligence claims

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Redding No Win, No Fee Solicitors

No win, no fee' means that there will be no legal fees to pay if your claim is unsuccessful. Our national network of no win, no fee solicitors cover Redding and the whole of the UK.

Read more about No win, no fee injury claims.

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Meet the team

The nationwide panel of QLS solicitors handle all injury compensation claims in Redding, from fast track cases to long term industrial disease. Our solicitors are chosen on the basis of their specialist expertise and their track record in winning claims.

Meet more of the Quittance team: click here.

Kevin Walker Serious Injury Panel Solicitor
Jessica Thompson Workplace Stress Panel Solicitor
Ross Slater Scottish Panel Personal Injury Solicitor
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What experience do your solicitors have of injury claims in Redding?

Quittance is a national network of SRA regulated personal injury solicitors that assists injured people in Redding, Stirlingshire and throughout the country, recover injury compensation.

We have helped 100's of injured claimants throughout Stirlingshire get compensation for a range of injury circumstances, from slips and trips at work to car accidents.

With a 90% success rate, our service is designed to be as easy and stress-free as possible. Local medical appointments, convenient home appointments (if required) and an expert team at the end of the phone, frees you to focus on your recovery and recuperation.

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FAQs

Do you work on a 100% No Win, No Fee basis?

Our no win, no fee service means that 100% of your legal fees are covered if your case is not successful. With nothing to pay up front, the success fee is only payable if you win your case.

Help for injured people seeking a solicitor

Selecting the most suitable solicitors' practice for your legal case is an important step towards negotiating the best compensation settlement for your injuries.

How can you make certain you instruct the best one to advise you?

Will I have to choose a lawyer near me?

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.

For the majority of claims, the only aspect that should be carried out 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.

Comparing injury solicitors in Redding - online reviews

Speaking to a solicitor is useful if you have any questions about their approach. Before you call, checking injury lawyer reviews should give you a clear understanding of the difference between service levels offered by firms.

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 a minor head injury, for example, ranges from ?1,788 to ?10,340 (based on 2015 market data).

The questions you should ask a solicitor are "what success fee and ATE premium do you charge?" and "how much of the compensation will I keep?".

Case studies

Serious Injury Solicitor

Rakhi Chauhan secures £80,000 following a road collision with a lorry

The victim was forced off the road when a lorry driver fell asleep at the wheel.

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Serious Injury Solicitor

Kevin Walker obtains £80,000 for a construction worker's catastrophic hand injury

The worker also recieved trauma-specialist physiotherapy, welfare advice and state-of-the-art prostheses.

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Jonathan Speight, Senior litigator

About the author

Jonathan has over 30 years' experience in the personal injury sector and has been awarded the rank of Senior Litigator by the Association of Personal Injury Lawyers (APIL).

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