Updated: Monday, 5th September 2016
Our national panel of solicitors help clients throughout the UK to retain more compensation.
No matter whether you live in Skelmorlie or anywhere in the UK, our expert personal injury lawyers will help with your claim and we will always arrange a medical report at a centre near you .
Making a personal injury claim
Considerable legislation exists to provide support for injured people who seek compensation, and our panel of expert lawyers have years of experience advising clients on the likelihood of success.
People who have been diagnosed with certain injuries or illnesses such as industrial deafness may still be eligible for 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 these cases.
To win a Skelmorlie personal injury case, your lawyer must demonstrate:
- The Defendant owed you a duty of care
- The Defendant breached that duty
- Your injury or illness was caused by that breach
The solicitor should consider how these issues will relate to your claim.
How do you find the best no win no fee personal injury lawyer to handle your claim?
In many cases a claim for compensation will take some months to reach a conclusion and in severe injuries, some claims can take over a year. The Solicitors Regulation Authority (SRA) regulates all solicitors, however service levels can vary.
Considering the effect your lawyer can have on your recovery, choosing a lawyer that meets your needs is vital.
Check Skelmorlie solicitor reviews
The levels of service provided by lawyers, as with any professional service, can vary.
Online reviews can certainly be helpful when trying to decide which lawyer to select.
The variation in personal injury success fees and After the Event (ATE) insurance premiums between different firms working on CFAs (Conditional Fee Agreement) often surprises Claimants.
As an example the amount retained by an injured person accepting a settlement of £9,468 for serious injuries to the big toe or to several other toes might vary from £5,681 to £8,047.
Further reading How to compare injury solicitors quotes
Will you need to select a local Skelmorlie injury lawyer ?
The location of the solicitor is not particularly important as injury cases are typically managed by phone, post and email.
However, you should go with a law firm that has medical facilities near you as you will be expected to attend a medical exam.
Claims Quittance conducts in Skelmorlie and North Ayrshire
Compensation can be claimed for a range of injury and illness in Skelmorlie and North Ayrshire. Our team can assist with:
Courts understand that serious injuries will have a major effect on an affected individual and their family.
Our panel of expert lawyers fight to get compensation for major injuries and chronic conditions, including claiming for private medical treatment and case costs.
Accidents in the workplace
Quittance has assisted Claimants, from factory workers to site engineers, to claim for their work related injuries.
Slip, trip and fall accidents
Health and Saftey Executive (HSE) statistics demonstrate that slips, trips and falls are the most prevalent cause of injury at work. These types of accident are typically the precursor to accidents attributed to other reasons like being struck by a falling object or an exposure to fire accident. Public place cases for injuries like broken wrists experienced on raised kerb stones are also quite common with recent kerb stone trips having occurred on Skelmorlie Castle Rd and on Shore Rd.
Clinical negligence in Skelmorlie
Medical negligence, which is more correctly known as clinical negligence, is when an injury or illness results from a failing on the part of a healthcare provider. A common example could be an A&E compensation claim. Quittance's panel of lawyers covering North Ayrshire and Skelmorlie have worked on medical negligence cases brought against the health service including Brooksby Day Hospital, 18 Greenock Road, Largs, KA30 8NE.
Personal injury solicitors can help with getting compensation for diverse industrial illnesses that include anything from chemical poisoning to solvent exposure.
Road traffic compensation claims
Our panel of knowledgeable no win no fee solicitors have a wealth of experience in securing the highest awards for people hurt in a road accident in Skelmorlie.
Road accidents involving all vehicles in Skelmorlie are relatively commonplace. Gov. uk statistics show 5 fatal accidents, 35 serious accidents and 200 slight accidents in 2013 in North Ayrshire (Total events were 240 local authority area. By 2014 accidents increased to 244.
No Win, No Fee Lawyers in Skelmorlie
CFAs or Conditional Fee Agreements, more commonly known as No Win, No Fee agreements secure Claimants in Skelmorlie from the obligation to pay legal fees if the claim for compensation is not won.
A 'success fee' will be charged by lawyers who work under a No Win, No Fee agreement. The fee will be taken out of the compensation settlement and will be in most cases 25%.
The No Win, No Fee guarantee
We guarantee No Win, No Fee means you will not need to pay any of your solicitor's legal costs in the event that you do not win the injury claim. Read more about our No Win, No Fee here
How to proceed
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 instruct a lawyer you should arm yourself with as much information about making a claim as you think is necessary. This will help you make the best decision for you.
Find more answers without having to call a law firm. Find more frequently asked questions here.
Get a injury claim started
Phone the Quittance team on 0800 612 7456 to begin a claim, or you can begin the personal injury claim here.
If you would like to discuss your options with a personal injury solicitor first, call us on 0800 612 7456 or request a callback.