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Perth Personal Injury Solicitors No Win No Fee Claims Guide – Perth, Scotland

By Mark Ainsdale. Last Updated 4th October 2021. Welcome to our Perth personal injury solicitors guide. Are you confused as to whether to pursue a Perth personal injury compensation claim? Making the decision of whether to pursue a personal injury or accident claim can be a confusing and stressful time, especially when you feel at your most vulnerable. It can also be full of unexpected pitfalls and delays if you do not have the right legal expertise.

You can minimise this difficult time and smooth the process by choosing an experienced solicitor who can provide you with the right legal representation; to give you the strongest fighting chance of winning your claim and providing you with the compensation money you deserve.

Whether this claim is caused by an accident at work, medical negligence or clinical negligence, slip or trip, Legal Expert can provide the right personal injury lawyer who specialises in no win no fee cases and who has positive reviews gained from other successful personal injury cases to provide reassurance that you’re in both competent and caring hands with absolutely no financial risk to you.

Perth personal injury solicitors

Perth personal injury solicitors

When you feel at your most vulnerable after an accident or personal injury caused by work or slip or trip, or medical negligence, you need the right solicitor by your side who can advise you on making a No Win No Fee personal injury claim and give you the best fighting chance of winning your claim at no personal financial cost to you. Legal Expert, who can be reached on 0800 073 8804, can help you choose a personal injury solicitor perfect for your claim.

You may be able to gain a general idea of the compensation you could be entitled to by using a general compensation calculator online. But there’s no substitute for contacting Perth personal injury solicitors to advise you on your eligibility and the potential compensation award you may receive from a successful claim.

The guidelines you may find online will recommend a range of award amounts for particular levels of accidents and injury. However, the final amount will depend on the individual specifics of your personal injury claim and the circumstances from which it arose, including the severity of the injury, complicating factors. The length of time it could take for you to recover as well as any impact on your life fully, lifestyle, family, and your employment prospects now and in the future.

Because the figures you can find online are only a guide, we advise you to speak to Legal Expert so that one of our panel can advise you on and accurately calculate the award of any potential claim.

How Our Solicitors Can Help You to Claim Compensation

The legal profession supports people seeking compensation for a personal injury case. Legal Expert’s team can provide you with an experienced personal injury solicitor from their panel of No Win No Fee lawyers who can advise you on the likely outcome and success of your claim. Some diagnosed conditions or illnesses (including hand-arm vibration syndrome) may have arisen due to an accident or negligence that happened years ago. However, you may still have an eligible personal injury case. It is the date of your medical diagnosis that marks the beginning of the three-year claim window in which a claim can be initiated, and a No Win No Fee personal injury solicitor can advise you whether you are eligible to make a claim still as well as the likely success of this claim.

Am I Eligible to Make a Personal Injury Claim?

To win your Perth personal injury claim, your no win no fee personal injury solicitors will need to determine and collect evidence to clearly show that:

  • The Defendant/s did owe you some duty of care
  • That this duty was not lived up to by the Defendant
  • That it was the Defendant’s breach that caused the personal injury or accident

The sooner you begin your claim, the more evidence that the Perth personal injury solicitors can gather to support this claim.

Choosing The Right Personal Injury Solicitor Or Lawyer For Your Case

All solicitors are required by law to be registered. However, the individual quality service level of a personal injury lawyer can vary considerably. A successful compensation claim can take a couple of months to years to be settled, especially where severe injuries have been sustained. To minimise what is already a difficult time, you can take the first step of your claim by choosing the right personal injury lawyer that can smooth the way for this process and where you feel that you’re in safe and caring hands.

Reviews Of Solicitors Helping Claimants In Perth

Before you call a solicitor directly to discuss your personal injury claim, you can check personal injury solicitor reviews to ascertain for yourself the quality of the service level being offered. This is because claimants can often be surprised by the diversity in the cost of insurance premiums and success fees charged by no win no fee lawyers. The lower the premiums and successful claim fees, the more awarded compensation a claimant will receive. For example, the overall compensation from a £93,956 claim for severe leg injuries will be reduced to an amount ranging from £79,862 – £56,373 to receive the claimant due to fees.

Does The Location Of The Solicitor Affect My Claim?

No – the location of a solicitor will not affect your claim, and your choice is not limited to a local firm in Perth. There are many factors such as service level and the percentage taken from damages if the claim is successful that may influence your decision to choose the best personal injury lawyer for you and your needs. That’s why reading Perth personal injury solicitors reviews is a good starting point for your claim. No matter the location of the solicitor you choose, the only part of the injury claim that needs to be carried out locally to you is a medical examination. Additionally, we also work with medical experts across the UK. Your representative will be happy to arrange any necessary medical assessments for you.

What Personal Injury Claims Does Legal Expert Handle across Scotland and The Rest Of The UK?

We can handle many different types of claims, including but not limited to the following:-

Industrial Disease and Work-Related Sickness Claims

The most common Industrial diseases and work-related sickness claims in the UK are vibration injuries such as hand-arm vibration; other work-related illnesses include respiratory/lung conditions, skin and allergy conditions, industrial deafness and work-related cancers, including asbestos-related cancers. Legal Expert’s panel of personal injury solicitors for Perth can advise you on the litigation process related to any industrial disease and work-related sickness claim. Here are some examples of various injuries that you could claim compensation for.

InjurySeverityCompensation Notes
Brain injuryVery severe£282,010 to £403,990The award bracket is given as an estimate for victims who have suffered severe brain damage and are unresponsive. In what is referred to as a vegetable state.
Brain injuryModerately severe£219,070 to £282,010Losing feelings in limbs, mental disability, and or change in impersonality.
Brain injuryLess severe£15,320 to £43,060Head injuries that have not caused significant brain damage but still there maybe lasting effects.
Eye InjuryTotal blindnessIn the region of £268,720Total blindness
Eye InjuryLoss of sight in one eye£49,270 to £54,830This amount of compensation is awarded with loss of sight in a single eye or very restricted vision in one eye.
Eye InjuryMinor£3,950 to £8,730Problems with vision, pain in the eye or temporary vision loss in an eye.
Arm InjuryLoss of both arms£240,790 to £300,000Amputation of both full arms will receive the maximum award here. This compensation range also covers the amputation of one arm, or whether the amputation is to be the full or part of the arm. The restrictions this will have in the future are also taken into consideration.
Arm InjuryPermanent and substantial disablement£39,170 to £59,860If there is major restriction and disability in one or both arms and causes great pain and suffering.
Arm InjuryLess severe£19,200 to £39,170This amount is set at this criteria for those who have suffered restriction in movement and/or disability on the arms but will recover.
Leg InjuryLoss of both legs£240,790 to £282,010Amputation of both or one leg will warrant this amount of compensation to be awarded. It will also be taken in to consideration if the leg is amputated above or below the knee.
Leg InjuryLess seriousUp to £27,760Fracture, brake or soft tissue damage to the leg that has affected the muscle causing great pain and discomfort.
Neck InjurySevereUp to £148,330Neck injuries can be very severe causing problems with movement in different areas of the body. An injury to the neck can cause pain in this area for a lengthy time.
Neck InjuryModerateUp to £38,490Fractures to the neck, painful when moving, stiffness inability to use full movement of the neck will warrant this type of compensation.
Neck InjuryMinorUp to £7,890These amounts of compensation are roughly the brackets for whiplash depending on how long it lasts, how painful it is and the long term prognosis.
Hand InjuryLoss of both hands£140,660 to £201,490This amount of compensation will cover, both hands or one hand amputation or if the hand becomes completely useless.
Hand InjurySerious£29,000 to £61,910Likely to have seen a reduction in capacity by 50 per cent. Several fingers may have been amputated and re-joined, leaving a clawed or unsightly hand.
Elbow InjurySeverely disabling£39,170 to £54,830Complete restriction in movement of the elbow that has resulted in a disability or that has required surgery.
Elbow InjuryModerate or minorUp to £12,590Restriction in the movement of the arm due to injury of the elbow.
Wrist InjurySevere£47,620 to £59,860No wrist function at all.
Back InjurySevere£38,780 to £69,730Severe back injuries to the upper or lower part of the back, maybe causing paralysis or any issues relating to the organs within the lower part of the body.
Back InjuryMinorUp to £12,510Soft tissue, slipped disc, muscle pain would gain this amount of compensation.
Back InjuryModerate£12,510 to £27,760This amount of compensation may cover ligament or soft tissue to the back, constant pain and /or discomfort.
Post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD)Severe£59,860 to £100,670Debilitating symptoms, impacting work life, social life, and relationships with family and friends. Prognosis for recovery is likely to be poor, with symptoms having some permanency.
Post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD)Less severe£3,950 to £8,180Minor symptoms that resolve in full within a short space of time.
Face Injury - ScarringVery severe£29,780 to £97,330Scarring and facial disfigurement could warrant this amount of compensation. The severity will determine how much.
Face Injury - ScarringLess severe£17,960 to £48,420These
compensation estimates cover brakes and fractures to the facial area such as the nose.
Face Injury - ScarringLess significant£3,950 to £13,740Compensation amounts for scarring. Please note women tend to receive larger payouts for scarring than men.
Knee InjurySevere£26,190 to £43,460Disability due to injury to the knee, severe damage to muscle, soft tissue and also muscle wastage.
Knee InjuryModerateUp to £26,190Injury to the knee that is painful but will recover within time so the knee has a full normal working function.
Shoulder InjurySerious£12,770 to £19,200Restriction in movement, limb numbness or paralysis due to injury in the shoulder and neck.
Shoulder InjuryModerate£7,890 to £12,770Tissue damage to neck that may last for quite a while which restricts movement in the arm and elbow.
Shoulder InjuryMinorUp to £7,890Soft tissue damage that will recover within the year or just over, that causes moderate pain.

Medical Negligence Leading To Injury and Illness

Unfortunately, medical negligence can happen in all kinds of medical and clinical settings. When you trust a medical professional to take care of you, that trust can be broken when they fail or breach that duty of care. If you have received an injury or an existing medical condition has been worsened by clinical negligence; whether this is as the result of a surgical mistake, incorrect diagnosis or the wrong treatment; Legal Expert’s personal injury lawyers can advise you on the litigation process and the eligibility and likely success of any claim you wish to raise.

Accidents and Injuries In Work In Perth

Now, accidents at work happen due to various factors and circumstances, no matter what health and safety precautions are put in place. Injuries can range in severity from minor cuts and sprains to severe bruising, burns, broken bones, and in the worst instances, amputations and even death. Employers have a duty of care to their staff and any visitor to their business premises. If you have been the victim of a workplace accident or injury that has necessitated treatment or time off work, then we can advise you on making a claim online for compensation.

Slips, Trips Or Falls At Work Or Elsewhere

Suppose you have suffered a slip, trip or fall at work or in a public place, and this was due to factors outside of your control. In that case, you may be eligible to make a personal injury claim and be compensated for your injuries and inconvenience suffered. Suppose you have suffered a slip, trip or fall in the workplace or a public place on the street or in a park or swimming pool. In that case, Legal Expert can discuss the possibility of making a personal injury claim to help compensate you for any injuries you may have received and associated inconvenience you may have suffered after an accident at work.

Claims For Serious Injuries

Serious injuries can catastrophically affect not only you but also your family, impacting your quality of life, employment prospects, financial security and general peace of mind. We can advise you on how to claim and receive compensation that could relieve some of these worries and improve your overall quality of life and ability to provide for yourself and your loved ones financially. We can even help in cases where a loved one cannot claim for themselves, and you have to put through a claim on their behalf, or even if your loved one is fatally injured and you, as a dependent, need to secure your family’s financial future.

Road Traffic Accident Claims In Perth

The following table of statistics reveals that Perth’s number of road traffic accidents is increasing year on year. Legal Expert has a team of personal injury solicitors that cover the UK who can advise you on claiming if you have been injured in a road traffic accident involving a car, motorcycle or bus, allowing you to claim the compensation you deserve for injuries whiplash.

Statistics For The Number of Road Traffic Accidents and Injuries in Perth And Kinross

 20011/122012/132013/14
Other000
Car578
Motorcycle000
Bus000
Pedestrian154

No Win No Fee Personal Injury Lawyers For Perth, Scotland

No Win No Fee means just that. If your personal injury claim is not successful, then you do not have to pay a penny for your legal representation via Legal Expert. This is something many of our clients find a surprise, but it is a relatively common occurrence regarding claims management. And our personal injury solicitors for Perth can explain this further.

What Do I Have To Pay And When?

Suppose your claim is successful and compensation is awarded. In that case, you may have to pay a pre-arranged amount for a success fee which is usually a percentage of the compensation awarded. Any fees come out of the compensation awarded and so there is no financial outlay required personally from you. Please get in touch with a representative of Legal Expert for more information.

Compensation Offers

So, the first compensation offer is generally the defendant’s way of testing the client’s resolve. By this, we mean that the defendant wants to try and avoid paying the maximum compensation level if possible. Therefore, they try to agree on a settlement offer with the claimant for a figure they consider appropriate. Whether or not the figure is worth settling on, though, depends on how the client feels. Are they willing to accept an offer below their personal expectations, or do they wish to negotiate a higher settlement?

We should note that the first offer is almost always the lowest offer that the defendant provides. Consequently, there is a low risk of rejecting the first offer, though it does take that figure off the table. One strategy could be for the claimant to suggest a counter-offer, a figure that isn’t their target but would settle on. By going down this route, the claimant is using their initiative. And the approach almost suggests that they’re trying to help the defendant, thus making the latter more likely to act accordingly. In any event, though, the claimant should only accept a settlement offer if they’re 100% happy with their decision. And the defendant then has 28 days to pay that settlement to the accident victim. Contact us today for further details about compensation offers.

How To Start A Compensation Claim Via Legal Expert

Legal Expert can help you whether you are still considering whether to make a personal injury claim and are looking for more information or have decided to make a personal injury claim in the course of action you wish to take to receive the compensation you deserve. Our full knowledgeable and experienced call handlers know what makes a solid claim and can give you a wealth of information that you might not know about already.

Making the right decision depends on receiving the right information. You can find this information via Legal Expert either online or by picking up the phone to talk to one of our representatives. This will help you make the right decision and choose the right Perth personal injury solicitors for you and your claim.

Speak To Legal Expert Today

You can begin your claim by calling 0800 073 8804 or fill in the online contact form via Legal Expert at LegaExpert.co.uk. If you would like to discuss any of your options before deciding, please request a callback or call one of our representatives to discuss on 0800 073 8804.

Helpful Contacts in Perth, Scotland

If you’re seeking assistance in Perth, then you may find some details below to help you.

Perth Police Station
Barrack Street
Perth
PH1 5SF
In an emergency call 999. To contact this police station call 101

Perth Local Crown Court
Perth Sheriff Court and Justice of the Peace Court
Sheriff Court House
Tay Street
Perth
PH2 8NL
Call 01738 620546
Email perth@scotcourts.gov.uk

Perth Hospital
Perth Royal Infirmary
Taymount Terrace
Perth
PH1 1NX
Call Main Switchboard 01382 660111

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