Updated: Wednesday, 24th August 2016
Quittance's nationwide network of lawyers help Claimants across the UK to keep more of their compensation.
Whether you live in Whitburn or anywhere else in the UK, our experienced solicitors will take on your claim and we will arrange a medical report at a centre near you .
Making a claim
Claims for compensation should be made in 3 years of an injury in the majority of cases.
To win a personal injury case, it must be proven 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 as soon as possible should allow your lawyer to gather supporting statements from witnesses.
Tips for choosing the best no win no fee personal injury solicitor
Identifying the most appropriate injury lawyer to help you is a key step towards obtaining the best compensation settlement for your illness or injuries.
How can you ensure you choose the ideal legal practice to help you?
Are Whitburn 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.
The only element of a personal injury claim that usually needs a local service provider is the medical. This exam is carried out in partnership with a member of our national medical network.
Wherever your solicitor is based, they will arrange for a local medical expert to carry out the exam.
Comparing Whitburn personal injury solicitors - online reviews
Discussing you claim with a solicitor is an easy way to identify whether they are a good fit. Personal injury solicitor reviews are a great resource to compare the quality of service taken by individual firms.
The contrast in the amount of success fees and insurance premiums charged by law firms is considerable.
As an example the amount of compensation retained by a successful Claimant accepting a settlement of £21,108 for bronchitis might vary from £12,665 to £17,942.
Further reading How to compare personal injury solicitors
Which kinds of cases do you conduct in Whitburn?
It is possible to make a claim for a range of injury and illness throughout Whitburn. We can help with injuries and medical conditions including:
Road accidents in Whitburn
Quittances network of road traffic accident personal injury solicitors have vast experience in achieving the highest compensation for Claimants injured in a car or motorbike crash in Whitburn.
Accidents involving all vehicles in Whitburn are relatively commonplace. Statistics from accidents reported to the police show a total of 502 accidents (450 slight accidents, 47 serious accidents and 5 fatal accidents) in 2013 in West Lothian local authority area. By 2014 accidents decreased to 414. Incidents in the Whitburn region in 2013 included road traffic collisions on the A801 and M8 roundabout and on the single carriageway of the A7066 and A801 roundabout.
Lawyers can help with securing compensation for industrial injuries that include anything from asbestosis to pleural thickening.
Slip and trip injuries
Health and Saftey Executive (HSE) statistics reveal that slips and trips are the most common cause of injury at work in 2015. These types of accident are frequently related to accidents categorised as something else such as being struck by a moving object, when supporting another person or an asphyxiation accident. Public place compensation claims for injuries like broken ankles happening on raised flagstones are also common with pothole trips having occurred recently.
Whitburn lawyers for serious injury compensation
We recognise the vital change a compensation claim makes to seriously injured Claimants. By limiting the financial stress a serious injury places on an injured Claimant and their dependants, a successful claim helps Claimants to focus on recovery and rehabilitation.
Quittance has assisted claims for Claimants, from members of the Royal Navy to technical authors, to get the compensation they deserve.
Medical and clinical negligence in Whitburn
Medical negligence (which is more precisely known as Clinical Negligence) is where an injury is sustained following a breach of the duty of care by a medical professional. Our panel of personal injury lawyers covering Whitburn have assisted with medical negligence claims brought against NHS and private hospitals that include Whitburn Day Hospital, 1 Weavers Lane, Whitburn, EH47 0SD.
Whitburn No Win, No Fee Personal Injury Solicitors
When your lawyer loses the injury claim, a No Win, No Fee agreement with the solicitor means you are not required to pay their legal costs. Should your injury claim be won, the costs for your solicitor are covered by the losing party (or their insurer).
Will you have to pay any extra costs?
We ensure No Win, No Fee means a Claimant do not need to pay your solicitor's legal costs should you do not win the injury claim. Click here for more about our No Win, No Fee.
What should you do next?
Whether you are ready to start you claim now or are simply looking for more information, Quittance can help.
Get further information
Before you instruct you should arm yourself with information about making a claim. The right answers can help you to make the right decision for your future.
Get answers to popular questions asked by injured people in the frequently asked questions section.
Ready to begin a claim for compensation?
You can begin the personal injury claim online or phone us on 0800 612 7456 (or 0333 344 6575 from a mobile) to speak to a personal injury solicitor.
If you have more questions first, request a callback at a time that suits you or call on 0800 612 7456.