Updated: Thursday, 8th September 2016
Quittance's national panel of personal injury solicitors help Claimants across the UK to retain more compensation with our fairer success fees.
Whether you live in Shieldhill or anywhere else in England or Wales, our injury lawyers will assist with your claim and we will arrange a medical report at a medical centre near your home.
Making a claim
Claims for personal injury compensation should be made within three years of the date the accident occurred or you learned of the injury in the majority of cases.
For most claims, there are three key components to a successful personal injury claim. It must be shown that the person or company causing the injury owed you a duty of care, that this duty of care was breached, and this breach caused your illness or injury.
The solicitor will discuss these issues and should explain how they apply to your claim.
How to approach choosing the best no win no fee personal injury lawyer for your accident
In most cases a personal injury claim can take months to agree a settlement. In serious injury cases, some claims can take over a year. The SRA regulate legal advice given by solicitors, however they do not regulate many issues of interest to people affected by injury, such as communication or speed.
Considering the effect your legal representative can have on your life and your recovery, picking an injury lawyer to fit your requirements is a crucial first step.
Comparing injury solicitors in Shieldhill - online reviews
Different lawyers adopt many different approaches, from formal and traditional to sympathetic. Reviews for personal injury law firms are a great resource to compare the approach offered by different firms.
Are Shieldhill Claimants restricted to only local law firms?
Many solicitors operate throughout England and Wales, allowing Claimants to make a choice based on factors including level of success fees charged and quality of service.
In general, the only aspect that does require a local service 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.
The diversity in the amount of success fees and insurance premiums between law firms working on No Win No Fee agreements is huge.
For instance the amount retained by a Claimant having been awarded £37,078 for hip or pelvis fractures needing surgery can vary from £22,247 to £31,516.
Which cases does Quittance handle in Shieldhill?
It is possible to claim compensation for a broad range of injury and illness throughout Shieldhill. We can help with injuries and illness including:
Clinical negligence in Shieldhill
Medical negligence, correctly called 'Clinical Negligence', is when an illness or injury results from a failing by a healthcare provider, either NHS or private. Our panel of personal injury solicitors covering Falkirk and Shieldhill have been instructed on legal cases filed against the health service including Falkirk Community Hospital, Majors Loan, Falkirk, FK1 5QE.
Lawyers can help Claimants with securing compensation for industrial illness that range from respiratory diseases to PCB exposure.
Road traffic accidents (RTA) in Shieldhill
Quittances panel of qualified legal advisors are experienced in in securing the best settlements for people who have sustained an injury in a car or motorcycle accident in Shieldhill.
Accidents involving cars, mororbikes and all other vehicles in Shieldhill are reasonably common with statistics showing 3 fatal accidents, 37 serious accidents and 283 slight accidents in 2013 in Falkirk (Total events were 323 council area. In 2014 total accidents had decreased to 296.
Slip, trip and fall injuries
Recorded data emphasise the fact that employee slips, trips and falls are by far the most frequent accident at work as a whole. Slips and trips are quite often lead to accidents categorised as something else such as being struck by machinery or an exposure to fire (burn) accident. Public place legal claims for injuries such as facial scarring occurring on poorly maintained paths are also quite common with street trips having occurred on Princes St and on Main St.
Serious injury specialists in Shieldhill
Quittance recognise the vital difference a successful claim makes to the lives of seriously injured Claimants. A successful claim should ease the financial load and reduce stress so an injured Claimant so they can focus on recovery.
Quittance has helped people, from factory workers to recycling officers, to claim maximum compensation for their injuries.
No Win, No Fee Solicitors handling compensation claims in Shieldhill
In the event that your claim is successful, the fees for your solicitor are paid by the other party. When your lawyer loses the compensation claim, a No Win, No Fee agreement with your solicitor means the solicitor's legal costs are not payable.
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What happens next?
Whether you are ready to start you claim now or are simply looking for more information, Quittance can help.
Get more information
Before you instruct you should arm yourself with as much information about making a claim as you need. The right information helps you make the best decision.
Get answers to popular questions asked by people seeking claims advice in the frequently asked questions section.
How to get your personal injury claim underway
You can start a personal injury claim online here or call 0800 612 7456 or 0333 344 6575 to talk to an expert lawyer.
Contact our panel of experts to discuss your potential claim. Request a free callback or phone 0800 612 7456.