Updated: Wednesday, 7th September 2016
Quittance's national network of lawyers help clients across the UK keep more compensation with our fairer success fees.
No matter whether you are based in Smithton or anywhere else in England or Wales, we can can assist with your claim and we will always arrange a medical report at a medical centre near your home.
Making a claim
Claims should be made within 3 years of the injury in most cases.
Claimants who have been diagnosed with certain injuries or illnesses such as industrial deafness are often still entitled to claim compensation even if the condition developed as the result of events that happened years ago. In these circumstances, it is the date of knowledge, or diagnosis that is considered.
To win a personal injury case, your lawyer must demonstrate that the Defendant owed you a duty of care, that this duty of care was breached by the Defendant, and the breach was the cause of your injury.
Beginning your claim sooner will enable supporting witness statements to be collected by the lawyer.
Finding the best no win no fee personal injury solicitor for your iness or injury
It can take many months for most claims to reach a settlement. Cases involving serious injury or disputed liability can take years in some circumstances. The SRA are responsible for regulating the legal advice given by solicitors, however they are not required to monitor many factors that matter to people considering an injury claim, such as quality of service or speed of communication.
Given the impact your solicitor can have on your experience of making a claim, choosing a lawyer to fit your requirements is a crucial first step.
Will I need to instruct a local Smithton injury lawyer ?
The location of a solicitors office is less relevant as injury cases are normally handled without the need to meet the solicitor.
However, you should go with a company with medical facilities near Smithton as you will usually have to go to a medical exam.
More details - Do Quittance have a local medical centre?
Read Smithton solicitor reviews
The standards of communication and advice offered by injury lawyers, as with any service, can differ.
Online reviews can certainly be a good place to start if you are considering which solicitor to go with.
The contrast in the amount of success fees and ATE premiums charged by law firms working on No Win No Fee agreements is an important consideration for Claimants.
For instance the amount of compensation retained by a Claimant accepting a settlement of £55,228 for severe complex regional pain syndrome could conceivably vary from £33,137 to £46,943.
Read more at Get a personal injury quote
Injury compensation cases our panel of lawyers conducts in Smithton
Compensation could be claimed for a broad range of injuries in Smithton. Our team have assisted with injuries including:
Quittance has helped Claimants, from electricians to sports therapists, to claim injury compensation.
Solicitors can help Claimants with claiming compensation for industrial injuries that include anything from workplace cancer to pneumoconiosis.
Road traffic compensation claims
Our panel of professional road traffic accident personal injury solicitors have decades of experience in getting maximum damages for people who have sustained an injury in a car or motorcycle crash in Smithton.
Road traffic accidents involving cars, motorcycles and other vehicles in Smithton are common. Government statistics reveal 20 fatal accidents, 73 serious accidents and 523 slight accidents in 2013 in Highland (Total events were 616 council area. In 2014 the total had decreased to 580.
Serious injury lawyers in Smithton
Quittance understand the vital difference a successful claim can make to the lives of people affected by catastrophic and serious injury. By relieving the stress serious injury imposes on an injured Claimant and their family, compensation allows individuals to prioritise their recovery and rehabilitation. Quittance's network of expert lawyers communicate with Courts, insurers and medical practitioners to make sure Claimants impacted by major accidents receive the support they need.
Slips and trips
Recorded data underline the fact that employee slips, trips and falls are the single most frequent cause of accidents leading to injury in the workplace in 2014/15. They are quite often lead to accidents attributed to other reasons such as being hit by an object falling from a ladder or an asphyxiation accident. Public liability litigation for injuries like facial scarring suffered on pavement cracks are also quite common with pavement trips having happened on Keppoch Rd.
Clinical and medical negligence in Smithton
Medical negligence, which is now more precisely known as Clinical Negligence, is the term for when an illness or injury is sustained from a failing on the part of a medical provider. Quittance's panel of lawyers covering The Highlands and Smithton have helped with claims made against healthcare providers including Raigmore Hospital, Inverness, IV2 3UJ.
No Win, No Fee Lawyers in Smithton
If your solicitor does not win claim, a No Win, No Fee agreement with your solicitor means you will not have to pay the solicitor's fees. In the event that you win your compensation claim, the costs for your lawyer are paid by the Defendant.
Will there be hidden fees?
Quittance's specialist injury solicitors ensure No Win, No Fee means the injured party shall not have to pay any of your lawyer's legal fees should you do not win.
Click here for more about No Win, No Fee.
How to proceed
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 a solicitor you should arm yourself with as much information as you need. Information will help you to make the right choice for you.
Get more information without needing to pick up the phone. Read our frequently asked questions here.
Start your claim for compensation
You can begin a claim for compensation online here or phone 0800 612 7456.
Quittance's team of personal injury specialists look forward to helping you. If you have any questions, you can phone 0800 612 7456 or request a no-obligation callback today.