Hamilton Accident Claims Solicitors – No Win No Fee Personal Injury Claims Covering The Hamilton Area

By Joanne Jeffries. Last Updated 2nd September 2021. Welcome to this accident claims solicitors Hamilton claims guide. Here, we discover why locally based personal injury solicitors for Hamilton accident and injury claims are not your only option.

Accident claims solicitors Hamilton

Accident claims solicitors Hamilton

If you have been affected by an injury or by psychological harm as a result of an accident, and you have reason to believe that the accident was not your own fault, then you should consider getting in touch with us to discuss making an accident compensation claim with our panel of accident claims solicitors. If it can be proven that the accident was the fault of another individual or entity then you may be awarded accident compensation, a financial sum to compensate you for the effects of the injuries, depending on the severity of the injuries this sum may be considerable. Accident  claims in Hamilton could be made if you have been in an accident at work, in public, on the road, as well as if you have been affected by medical negligence or a criminal assault. To be eligible to make a claim third party negligence must be present. Our panel of accident claims solicitors could help you through the claim process the claim the maximum compensation possible for the injured person. They are not based in the Hamilton area, but can cover accident claims in Hamilton. Read the article below to find out more.

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  1. What Is An Accident Claims Solicitor Covering Hamilton?
  2. Compensation For An Accident At Work In Hamilton
  3. South Lanarkshire Workplace Injury Statistic
  4. Accidents On The Road, In A Car Or Other Transport Accidents
  5. Slip Trip Compensation
  6. Accidents And Injuries In A Public Place
  7. Instances Of Medical Negligence In Hamilton
  8. Criminal Injury Claims For Compensation
  9. No Win No Fee Accident Claims Solicitors Covering Hamilton, Scotland
  10. Contact An Accident Claim Solicitor
  11. Frequently Asked Questions About Accident Claims
  12. Hamilton Accident Victim Resources

What Is An Accident Claims Solicitor Covering Hamilton?

Although none of our panel of accident solicitors are based in Hamilton, they can cover compensation claims in Hamilton. Our panel of personal injury lawyers could handle your accident claims case by giving you accident claims advice, gathering evidence, calculating how much compensation you may be entitled to and representing your case. Our panel of accident claims solicitors have up to thirty years of legal experience and will keep in regular contact with you to update you on every new development in your case.

Compensation For An Accident At Work In Hamilton

You may be eligible for work accident compensation if you have suffered an injury at work that you believe can be proven to have been caused by a lack of proper health and safety in your workplace. The law requires that your workplace be safe, with risk assessments performed, staff informed of any possible risks, staff properly trained in their tasks and how to respond to accidents and provided with adequate safety equipment, such as masks, hard hats, hi-visibility clothing and so on. You could also claim for a workplace injury if you have been injured in an assault at work on the grounds that your employer should have provided better security measures to ensure the safety of staff. Work related stress can also be grounds for a compensation claim.

South Lanarkshire Workplace Injury Statistic

We have included this table of statistics for workplace injuries in Lanarkshire to let you see how common workplace injuries are in your area. You can compare these statistics to the statistics for other areas of the UK by following this link to the source on the Government’s Health and Safety Executive website.

Location Non Fatal InjuriesNon Fatal Injuries per 100'000 workersFatal Injuries
South Lanarkshire 3233380

You could also claim for mental health conditions caused by your work. The below 2019/20 statistics from the HSE show what industries commonly see high levels of such illnesses.

accident claims solicitors Hamilton statistics graph

Accidents On The Road, In A Car Or Other Transport Accidents

Car accident claims are a common form of compensation claim. You could receive compensation if you have suffered an injury as a result of being involved in a road traffic accident as a driver, a passenger, a pedestrian or a cyclist and you have reason to believe that you can prove it was the fault of another road user. Visit our guide to road traffic accident claims for more information and to view our personal injury claims calculator to get an idea of how much compensation you may be owed for being injured in a car accident.

Slip Trip Compensation

Compensation claims can be made for injuries sustained from tripping or slipping and falling down which were caused due to third party negligence. Injuries from falling over can sometimes be quite severe and sometimes can have long term consequences such as lasting pain or requiring surgery. The responsibility for making sure that a property is safe from tripping and slipping hazards is on the owner and operator of that property. This rule applies to both private and public property owners, for example, you could possibly make a claim against the local council for failing to grit the roads and pavements if you have slipped and injured yourself in icy weather. Local councils have certain criteria in which your accident must fit in order to be able to claim. You could make a claim against a private business if you have slipped on a wet patch of floor or tripped on a step that wasn’t marked out. There could be grounds for making a claim for slip or trip compensation if you have tripped and hurt yourself because the owner or operator of the premises allowed the flooring, whether indoors or outdoors to fall into disrepair. You can read more details about slip and trip compensation on our site..  This page includes a personal injury claims calculator which will help you estimate how much compensation your injury may entitle you to.

Accidents And Injuries In A Public Place

If you have been injured while out in public, for example, if you were in a restaurant, a nightclub, at the gym or in a park, and you think you could prove that it was down to a lack of safety in the premises, then you should contact us today. Compensation for an injury in a public place can be awarded if it can be proven that the accident was the result of the owner or operator of the premises where the incident took place neglecting safety. To give some examples to illustrate this point, a café or a restaurant might serve hot drinks such as tea or coffee at a temperature high enough for customers to suffer scalding, a hairdressers might have staff that are improperly trained, resulting in the customer receiving cuts or scalding from hairdryers, the instructions on equipment in a gym might be improperly labelled or the equipment itself might be faulty resulting in the customer causing an injury to himself or herself.  If you would like more information about public place accident claims and how our panel of accident claims solicitors can assist you in making a claim, read our websites guide to public place accident claims. This page also has a personal injury claims calculator to help you work out how much compensation you may be entitled to.

Instances Of Medical Negligence In Hamilton

Medical negligence is when a doctor, hospital or a medical professional has failed to properly carry out their duties and up hold their duty of care to their patient, resulting in the patients’ health suffering. Medical negligence can include, surgical mistakes, misdiagnosis, infections contracted during a stay is hospital and neglect in residential care homes and so on. Medical negligence can have serious consequences including the preventable death of a patient. Our panel of accident claims solicitors could help you make a compensation claim for medical negligence on behalf of a loved one as well as claiming for medical negligence you have suffered yourself. See our guide to medical negligence claims and the clinical negligence claims procedure for more information.

Criminal Injury Claims For Compensation

Injuries resulting from an accident are not the only kind of injuries that our panel of accident solicitors could help you make a compensation claim for. You could also claim for criminal injury compensation through our panel of solicitors. Criminal injury compensation is financial compensation you could be awarded if you have been injured or have suffered psychological harm as a result of a criminal assault or sexual abuse. The money will come from the Criminal Injury Compensation Authority (CICA) and can be awarded so long as there is proof that you were the victim of a criminal assault and suffered an injury or psychological harm as a result, a conviction against the person(s) who assaulted you is not required for you to be eligible for criminal injury compensation. Why not visit our page on compensation for rape and sexual assault to find out how we could handle your claim.

No Win No Fee Accident Claims Solicitors Covering Hamilton, Scotland

We could provide you with a no win no fee solicitor. Under a no win no fee agreement with your solicitor you will be expected to pay your personal injury solicitor with a portion of the compensation you receive, how much this portion is will be decided between you and your personal injury lawyer prior to the beginning of the case, though it won’t exceed 25% of the total amount. If your case is unsuccessful but valid, you will not be expected to pay your solicitor for their time and services. The benefit of working with a no win no fee solicitor is that win or lose, you will not be expected to pay your solicitor out of your own pocket.

Contact An Accident Claim Solicitor

If you would like to begin making an accident compensation claim with our panel of accident solicitors, then ring our number on 0800 073 8801 , this phone line operates 24/7 so you can call us at any time. Alternatively you can fill out our websites online contact form and our team will work to get back to you as soon as possible. You can use either of these contact methods for free expert accident claims advice as well.

Frequently Asked Questions About Accident Claims

Could I Make A Claim With An Accident Claims Solicitor?

You could claim for compensation if you have been injured in an accident and you believe it could be proven that it was another party’s fault. Contact us today if you want to know if your accident injury has grounds for a valid accident compensation claim, there may be certain obstacles to making a claim that your accident solicitor will inform you of, such as the accident claims time limit. If you are over 21 and it has been more than three years since the effects of your injuries have manifested, then you may not be able to make an accident claim. Your accident solicitor will prepare for your case by gathering evidence, which will include arranging for a medical examination of your injury, and give you any accident claims advice you may need. Once the case is ongoing your accident solicitor will represent your case and keep you updated at all times of the progress of your case.

Does Their Location Matter?

The location of your accident solicitor doesn’t matter at all. An accident compensation claim can be carried out without you and your accident solicitor having to meet each other in person if you do not want to. Instead you can discuss your claim over the phone or by email and social media; in fact you would probably find this more convenient than having to regularly arrange and travel to face-to-face meetings. Our panel of accident solicitors are not based in the Hamilton area so this is probably how your case would be handled. The level of experience and expertise of an accident claims solicitor matters more than their location, and our accident claims solicitors have up to thirty years of experience.

Will My Injury Be Checked By A Doctor?

Yes, you will need to be seen by a doctor. In order to make a valid accident compensation claim you will of course first need proof that you actually have an injury, a report from a medical examination is the way we ensure you have this. We work with a panel of doctors that can cover medical examinations that we will put you in touch with for this examination.

Where Could A Doctor Check My Injury?

We will make sure that you have a medical examination performed by a doctor as close to your home as we can. We work with a panel of doctors that cover medical exams for accident claims in most parts of the country, including the Hamilton area. We know how important it is to be able to have access to a local doctor for a medical examination, especially when the nature of your injury may make travelling difficult.  The names and practice addresses of some of the doctors we work with in your area are listed below.

Mohammed Ahmad

The Medical Suite 25 Blythswood Square

Glasgow

G2 4BL

Hamilton Accident Victim Resources

Raheela Khand

151 West George Street

Glasgow

G2 2JJ

Could accident claims solicitors covering Hamilton help me claim for a child car accident?

Would you like to make a claim for a child who you’re responsible for who suffered an injury in a road traffic accident that wasn’t their fault? Perhaps they were hit by a car as a pedestrian or while on their bike? Or maybe they suffered injuries as a passenger. Whatever the reason for your claim, our personal injury solicitors covering Hamilton would be glad to assist you. We could help you apply to be a litigation friend for the child, meaning you could decide on aspects of their claim. You would need to make decisions with their best interests considered at all times, which as a parent would usually come naturally. When the child’s compensation was awarded, it would be held in a trust for the child. You could have until the child’s 18th birthday to make a claim. Alternatively, you could wait until the child turns 18 and they could make their own claim. However, in some cases this could make gathering evidence more complicated. Whatever your decision, we’re here to help.

 

What do I need to know about the accident claims solicitors covering Hamilton I’m considering using?

Choosing personal injury solicitors covering could be a big decision. After all, they could significantly impact the success of your claim and the amount of compensation you could receive. They could give you advice on whether to accept a settlement, or whether you could take a liable party to court, in some cases. While you may already be aware that it would be wise to check whether solicitors are authorised and also regulated by the Solicitors’ Regulation Authority and are registered to practice in England and Wales, you could also check:

  • Whether they offer free legal advice?
  • If they could take on your claim on a No Win No Fee basis?
  • Whether they have many years of experience?
  • What type of claims have they handled before? Are there any like yours?
  • Would they check your eligibility to claim free of charge?
  • Do they have good reviews left for them by former clients? What have former clients liked/disliked about their services?

Here at Accident Claims, we believe we tick all the boxes when it comes to the legal services we provide. Why not get in touch to talk to us in confidence about your case. We’d be glad to give you the advice and support you’re looking for.

Hamilton Accident Victim Resources

Report A Road Accident In Hamilton To The Police

Hamilton Sheriff Court

Reporting An Accident At Work

We hope this accident claims solicitors Hamilton claims guide proved useful. Now you could understand why local personal injury solicitors for Hamilton accident and injury claims are not your only option.