Have you been injured in an accident that wasn't your fault?
If either you or a member of your family have been hurt in an accident, we can help you make a compensation claim.
What sort of injuries can I claim for?
We have helped hundreds of people in Rosyth, Fife and throughout the UK claim compensation for:
Can I claim compensation?
It should be possible to make a compensation claim if you were injured or made ill:
- within the last three years (except in the case of children), and;
- another person was negligent or at fault, and;
- that person owed you a duty of care.
Are there any other points to consider?
Yes. In reality, a number of factors can impact whether a successful compensation claim will be possible, such as the type of accident, whether a child was injured or whether liability can be proved.
A brief phone call will tell you whether you have a valid compensation claim. There is no obligation to start a claim with Quittance. You can also find out if you have a claim with our Injury Claim Checker:
The amount of money you could claim for your injury will depend on:
- the extent of your injury, and
- any financial losses or costs you have incurred.
At the start of your claim, your solicitor will consider the many ways your injury has affected your life. Your solicitor will take all of these effects into account to calculate the correct compensation award for you.
This calculation will factor in 'general damages' and 'special damages'.
General damages are awarded for pain, suffering and loss of amenity (PSLA).
Awards for general damages are set by the Judicial College and published in their guidelines for personal injury awards.
Special damages are for financial losses and expenses you have incurred as a result of the accident.
What can I claim for after an injury? (see list)
Examples of special damages (losses you can claim for) include:
- Lost earnings (including future earnings)
- Medical treatment costs
- Travel costs
- Costs of care
- Costs of adapting your home or car
Calculating how much compensation you can claim for an injury can be complicated.
Our injury compensation calculator tells you if you may have a claim, how much compensation you could claim, and what you can claim for.
Find out what your injury claim could be worth now:
Road accident claims in Rosyth
Drivers, pedestrians and riders have a right to claim compensation if they have been injured on Rosyth's roads because of someone else's carelessness.
Whether you were a passenger in a car accident, or were involved in a hit-and-run, Quittance's road accident compensation claim guide sets out everything you need to know about the claims process.Road accident claims
Work accident claims in Rosyth
If you have been injured because of your employer's negligence, you should be legally entitled to make a claim.
No matter what your employment status, whether you had a fall or developed hand arm vibration syndrome (HAVS), our guide to work accident claims explains your rights and to make a successful work accident claim.Work accident claims
Other types of injury claim
Public place accidents
Health and Saftey Executive statistics expose the fact that slips and trips are the most common cause of injury at work. Slips, trips and falls are often the cause of injuries classified under another heading e.g. being hit by a falling object or a drowning accident. Public liability legal claims for injuries such as fractured vertebrae occurring on slippery pavements are also common with pavement trips having happened on Castlandhill Rd and on Aberlour St.
Clinical negligence describes when someone suffers injury or illness as the result of the lack of care of a consultant or other health professional. If you have been affected by medical negligence, we can help you make a claim against the trust or private hospital liable for your injury.
Alternatively, you could use the NHS Resolution process if you just want closure rather than a compensation award. For example, to go through the NHS complaints procedure against NHS Fife, you can write to Hayfield House, Hayfield Road, Kirkcaldy, Fife.
Find out more: No win, no fee clinical negligence claim
Injury solicitors can help with claiming maximum compensation for industrial illnesses that include anything from NIHL to mercury poisoning.
Find out more: No win, no fee industrial disease claim
Rosyth No win, no fee Solicitors
A No Win, No Fee agreement protects injured claimants by ensuring that they will not need to pay any legal fees if their claim is unsuccessful. This agreement is also called a Conditional Fee Agreement or CFA.
Under a CFA, Rosyth injury claimants will also not have to pay any fees upfront.
The Quittance No Win, No Fee guarantee
Our No Win, No Fee solicitors have helped injured people in Rosyth, Fife and throughout the UK make a claim without any financial risk to you.
What do I pay if I win my injury claim?
Your injury solicitor will receive a success fee when they settle your injury claim. This fee is deducted from your final compensation.
By law, a solicitor's success fee can be up to a maximum of 25%, whichever law firm you choose.
You can discuss the success fee percentage with your injury lawyer, before the claim process starts.
What do I pay if I do not win my injury claim?
You will not have to pay any legal fees if your solicitor does not win your injury claim. Your solicitor may take out insurance to ensure there will be nothing to pay.
Is Quittance the right claims firm for me?
Specialist solicitors with an excellent track record of securing injury compensation for claimants.
Your lawyer will work hard to ensure you receive a compensation settlement that accurately reflects the pain, suffering and losses you have incurred as the result of your injury.
If would like to start a No Win No Fee claim, or have any questions at all, speak to us.
We are open 8am to 9pm weekdays, 9am to 6pm on Saturday, and 9.30am to 5pm on Sunday.
Call us FREE 0800 376 1001 or arrange a callback:
if you can claim
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Has Quittance won many injury claims in Rosyth?
Quittance is a nationwide network of award winning solicitors that assists people in Rosyth, Fife and across the country, get maximum compensation for their injuries.
Our expert solicitors have helped 100's of injured claimants in Fife seek compensation for a range of injury circumstances, from slips and trips at work to accidents on public transport.
With a 90% success rate, we make the claim process as stress-free as possible. Medical centres in every town in the UK, convenient home appointments (if required) and an expert team, frees you to focus on your recovery and recuperation.
Can I get 100% No Win, No Fee?
If your claim is not successful, our No Win, No Fee policy covers 100% of your legal fees. This takes the financial risk out of making a claim.
Rosyth personal injury solicitor reviews
Service standards provided by solicitors, as with any professional service, can vary a great deal.
Reading reviews can be revealing if you are attempting to decide which solicitor to work with.
Find out more Personal injury lawyer reviews
Do you need to go with a local lawyer ?
Going for a local lawyers office is not so critical as cases now tend to be conducted without the need to meet the solicitor.
You will need to instruct a law firm with national medical centres as claimants will need to go to a medical exam.
Can I claim for someone else?
Yes. In certain circumstances, it is possible to claim compensation on behalf of another person in the capacity of a 'litigation friend'.
If an injured person is either too young or vulnerable, too injured or otherwise unable to claim on their own behalf, their litigation friend can handle the claim process on behalf of the injured person.
The litigation friend will be responsible for communicating with the solicitors, and for making decisions in respect of the claim.
Can I claim if I was partly responsible for an accident?
You may still be able to claim compensation even if you contributed to your accident or to your injuries.
However, if you were partly to blame (known as contributory negligence), your compensation may be reduced and it may be more difficult to prove liability.
How long will my claim take?
The length of time needed to secure compensation can vary considerably.
For example, straightforward car accident claims can settle in a matter of weeks, whereas complex medical negligence cases can take years.
Injury claims can also take longer if it is not clear who is responsible for your injury, or if liability is denied by the defendant.
Taken from average case times, this table sets out approximately how long personal injury claims take to settle:
Personal injury claim type
Estimated claim duration*
4 to 9 months
6 to 9 months
12 to 36 months
12 to 18 months
6 to 9 months
3 to 4 months**
12 to 18 months**
**Official Criminal Injuries Compensation Authority (CICA) Government agency and Motor Insurers’ Bureau (MIB) figures.
Will I have to go to court?
Highly unlikely. The vast majority of claims that are settled by the solicitor panel are settled out of court.
Only a very small percentage (approx. 5%) of personal injury claims go to court. Generally, only very complex cases, or those where liability cannot be resolved, end up in court.
Cases that do ultimately go to court are held in front of a judge, not a jury.
Will I have to go to a solicitor's office?
No. You will not need visit a solicitor's office. As with most professional services, it is no longer necessary to meet face to face with your solicitor. Personal injury claims are dealt with via email, post and telephone.
Should you need to have a medical, this will be arranged at a medical centre near you or at your GP's surgery.
Can I get an early compensation payment?
If you suffer financial hardship as a result of an injury, you may be able to claim an interim compensation payment.
An interim payment is a partial settlement of your claim which is paid before your claim is concluded. The amount you receive in interim payments would then be deducted from your final compensation settlement or award.