Updated: Tuesday, 30th August 2016
Our nationwide network of lawyers help Claimants across the country keep more of their settlement or damages with our fairer success fees.
If you are based in West Dunbartonshire or anywhere else in England or Wales, our experienced injury solicitors will take on your claim and we will arrange a medical assessment at a centre near you .
Making a claim
Claims for compensation should usually be made within three years of the date the accident occurred or you learned of the injury.
Considerable legislation exists to provide support for Claimants seeking compensation for their injuries, and Quittance's network of personal injury lawyers have years of experience advising their clients regarding the strength of their claims.
To win a personal injury case, your lawyer must prove that the Defendant owed you a duty of care, that the Defendant breached that duty, and that your injury or illness was caused by that breach.
The lawyer can take you through these key issues and should look at how they apply in your case.
How to choose the best no win no fee personal injury solicitor for your claim
Instructing the most suitable personal injury solicitor to assist you is the most important step towards achieving the highest compensation settlement.
How can you ensure you instruct the ideal solicitors' practice for your case?
Will I need to select a local West Dunbartonshire lawyer ?
The location of a solicitor is not so relevant as cases now tend to be run remotely.
You will need to instruct a solicitors' firm that provides medical facilities near you as Claimants will usually have to attend a medical examination.
The difference in the level of success fees between firms is an important consideration for Claimants.
As an example the amount retained by an injured person accepting a settlement of £93,955 for severe leg injuries can range from £56,373 to £79,861.
Further reading - How much compensation can you claim?
What should be considered when comparing West Dunbartonshire solicitor reviews?
There is often no substitute for picking up the phone and talking to a solicitor about your claim. Before you call, checking personal injury solicitor reviews should give you a idea of the range of service levels.
What types of claims does Quittance handle?
Quittance's network of expert solicitors have helped people in West Dunbartonshire and throughout West Dunbartonshire whose accident circumstances led to serious injuries.
Medical negligence in West Dunbartonshire
Medical negligence, which is now correctly referred to as clinical negligence, is the term used to describe a breach of the duty of care by a healthcare professional. An illustration of this could be a birth injury claim. Quittance's panel of solicitors covering West Dunbartonshire have helped people with legal cases filed against healthcare providers including Vale of Leven General Hospital, North Main Street, Alexandria, G83 0UA.
Quittance has assisted claims for people, from forklift drivers to training and development officers, to get the compensation they deserve.
Slip, trip and fall injuries
Health and Saftey Executive (HSE) statistics demonstrate that slips, trips and falls are by some margin the most common accident in the workplace. Slips, trips and falls are quite often the initiators of accidents attributed to other causes like being hit by an object falling from a vehicle or an asphyxiation accident. Public place compensation claims for injuries like broken collarbones occurring on pavement ice are also common with pavement trips having happened in the local area.
Quittance's team understand the critical difference compensation will make to severely injured Claimants. Quittance's network of lawyers fight to achieve compensation for serious and catastrophic injuries, including compensation for medical and care costs.
Road traffic claims
Quittances panel of expert personal injury lawyers have years of experience in securing the best damages for anyone who has been injured in a car accident in West Dunbartonshire.
Road accidents involving cars, mororbikes and all other vehicles in West Dunbartonshire are reasonably common. Gov. uk statistics show a total of 168 accidents (145 slight accidents, 23 serious accidents and fatal accidents) in 2013 in West Dunbartonshire local authority. By 2014 total accidents had decreased to 135.
Solicitors can help with claiming work related compensation for a multitude of industrial illnesses that range from radiation exposure to pneumoconiosis.
West Dunbartonshire No Win, No Fee Solicitors
If your solicitor loses the injury claim, a No Win, No Fee agreement with the lawyer means you are not required to pay the lawyer's fees. Were the compensation claim to be won, the legal fees must be paid by the losing side or their insurance company.
A success fee will be charged by lawyers working under a No Win, No Fee agreement (also called a Conditional Fee Agreement or CFA). The success fee is in most cases 25 percent and is taken from your compensation award.
Will there be hidden fees in the small print?
No Win, No Fee means there is nothing owed if the claim is lost and there will be no hidden fees. With our 100% No Win, No Fee promise, you will not be charged unexpected costs and there is no catch whatsoever.
Read more about our No Win, No Fee here
What should happen next?
Whether you are ready to start you claim now or are simply looking for more information, Quittance can help.
Get more information
We offer jargon-free answers to help you determine whether to proceed.
Get answers to common questions asked by injured people in our FAQ section.
Get a claim underway
If you are ready to proceed, you can begin your injury claim by calling 0800 612 7456 (or 0333 344 6575 from a mobile) or using Quittance's online contact form.
If you have more questions before making a decision, request a callback or phone 0800 612 7456.