A guide to making a personal injury claim

By Jonathan Speight

Quittance's nationwide network of lawyers help injured Claimants throughout England and Wales keep more compensation with our fairer success fees.

No matter whether you live in Sanquhar or anywhere in the country, our experienced personal injury solicitors are able to manage your claim and we will always set up a medical at a local medical centre.

Can I make a compensation claim?

If you were injured in the last 3 years and a third party was to blame, our panel of award-winning solicitors can assist you with a claim.

Find out how much you can claim

The personal injury compensation you will receive depends on a number of factors. Our easy to use injury calculator gives a realistic idea of your likely compensation.

Making a personal injury claim

Claims should be made within a three-year window, starting from the date you knew of your injury in the majority of cases.

Considerable legislation exists to provide support for people seeking compensation, and Quittance's network of expert solicitors have many years of experience giving advice to clients on the likelihood of success.

In order to win a Sanquhar personal injury case, it must be shown that:

  • The Defendant owed you a duty of care
  • The Defendant breached that duty
  • Your injury or illness was caused by that breach

The lawyer will look at how each of these points will relate to your case.

Finding the best no win no fee personal injury solicitor for your injury

Choosing a suitable PI lawyer for your legal matter is an important step towards successfully claiming the highest compensation award.

How can you make sure you choose the best company to take on your case?

The diversity in the level of insurance premiums and success fees between different firms is enormous.

As an example the amount retained by an injured person accepting a settlement of £78,299 for a severe foot injury can range from £46,979 to £66,554.

Read more at How much compensation can you claim?

Do you have to choose a solicitor in Sanquhar?

As with many professional services, you do not need to choose a lawyer near you.

Medicals will usually need to be conducted locally. Quittance's national network of medical professionals will assist with this critical stage of the claims process.

Wherever your solicitor is based, they will arrange for a local medical expert to carry out the exam.

Look into Sanquhar personal injury solicitor reviews

The standards of communication and advice offered by injury lawyers, as with any professional service, can vary significantly.

Online reviews can be helpful if you are mulling over which solicitor to pick.

Read Solicitor reviews

What kinds of compensation claims does Quittance conduct?

It is possible to claim compensation for a wide range of injuries across Sanquhar. Our team have assisted with:

Sanquhar serious injury compensation

Quittance's team understand the vital change injury compensation will make to the lives of seriously injured Claimants.

The Quittance team work hard for compensation for serious and catastrophic injuries, which includes reimbursement for medical and care costs.

Industrial disease

Personal injury lawyers can help Claimants with claiming compensation for industrial illnesses ranging from asbestos related illness to mercury poisoning.

Road traffic accidents in Sanquhar

Our network of skilled no win, no fee injury solicitors have decades of experience in achieving optimum compensation for anyone who has been hurt in a road accident in Sanquhar.

Accidents involving vehicles in Sanquhar are quite common. Statistics from accidents reported to the police show 12 fatal accidents, 64 serious accidents and 298 slight accidents in 2013 in Dumfries and Galloway (Total events were 374 local authority district. By 2014 total accidents had increased to 395.

Slip, trip and fall injuries

HSE figures highlight the fact that slips, trips and falls are the most frequent accident at work. Slips and trips are frequently forerunner to injuries incorrectly attributed to other causes for instance being hit by a falling object or an asphyxiation accident. Public place legal claims for injuries like cheekbone fractures occurring on obstructed walkways are also quite common with recent falls having happened on Scott St and on High St.

Accidents in the workplace

We have assisted people, from construction workers to public house managers, to seek financial compensation.

Clinical and medical negligence in Sanquhar

Medical negligence (which is correctly referred to as clinical negligence) is the legal term a failing on the part of a doctor, GP, surgeon or other medical provider. Quittance's experienced panel of personal injury solicitors covering Dumfries and Galloway and Sanquhar have helped Claimants with cases made against NHS and private hospitals that include Thornhill Hospital, Thornhill, DG3 5AA.

How No Win, No Fee lawyers take care of claims in Sanquhar

In the event that your claim is lost, a No Win, No Fee agreement between you and the solicitor means you are not required to pay the solicitor's fees. When you win your claim, the fees for your solicitor will be settled by the losing Defendant.

Quittance's 100% No Win, No Fee promise

No Win, No Fee means that you will face no hidden fees. With Quittance's 100% No Win, No Fee guarantee, you will not be charged unexpected costs and there is no catch whatsoever.

Click here for more about our No Win, No Fee.

What should happen next?

Whether you are ready to start you claim now or are simply looking for more information, Quittance can help.

Get your questions answered

Making the right decision for you depends on possessing the correct information. Get any questions answered before you instruct a solicitor.

If you would like to know more before phoning, see our FAQ section.

Ready to start your injury claim?

You can begin your claim here or phone 0800 612 7456 or 0333 344 6575 to talk to a member of our team.

Talk to Quittance's team today to discuss your potential claim. Phone us on 0800 612 7456 or request a callback.