What is a personal injury claim A personal injury claim
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What is a personal Head Office Watermans, The Oval Office injury claim? 83 The Shore, Leith, Edinburgh EH6 6RG Tel: 0131 555 7055 A personal injury claim can arise from a Fax: 0131 561 1492 EMail: firstname.lastname@example.org number of circumstances but generally it Web: www.watermans.ws applies where you have suffered loss or injury due to the fault or negligence of a Dalgety Bay 8, Moray Way North, Dalgety Bay, third party. Fife KY11 9NH Tel: 01383 825 108 Fax: 01383 829 570 EMail: email@example.com Web: www.watermans.ws Personal Injury? Who can make a claim? Do you know your rights? We can guide you through the Anyone person can make a claim even a maze to a successful claim child. As solicitors we work on your Claimants receive 100% behalf and with your authority to deal of settlement with insurance companies, courts and No win, No fee other parties involved in the claim. 0131 555 7055 www.watermans.ws How do I make a claim? The first step is to contact us for an informal and confidential discussion without obligation about the circumstances leading to the potential claim. From this we will assess the likely success of the claim. This meeting can take place at our offices or we can visit you at home. Please note that we do not charge any fees or disbursements at any stage. These are paid by the third party’s insurer in addition to the final settlement on successful completion of a claim. Should the claim be unsuccessful there is nothing to pay. Your Personal Injury Specialist How We Help You About Us Watermans is one of Scotland’s leading firms We provide: Watermans is one of Scotland’s of personal injury solicitors with an unrivalled leading firms of solicitors. • A professional team of experts combining legal, reputation for efficient, friendly and successful personal injury and insurance claims experience. With specialist expertise in the completion of claims. area of personal injury and road • Highly personal service, including home visits traffic accident claims. We can deal with all types of personal injury where required. claim including: For a no obligation discussion • Genuine no win no fee basis – all our fees and disbursements are paid by the “at fault” insurance please call our offices below: Non-fault Road Traffic Accident company. This means that you receive 100% of your If you have been involved in a car accident which is not your final settlement. Some claims management companies fault we can help you negotiate with the third party Edinburgh: 0131 555 7055 will deduct as much as 30% off the final settlement. insurance company and ensure you receive everything you Dalgety Bay: 01383 825 108 are entitled to from car hire to loss of earnings and • Our own panel of medical and other professionals to disruption of business compensation. provide evidence in support of claims. Accidents at Work • Bespoke state-of-the-art IT systems for the efficient We can handle all types of employer liability claims tracking and processing of claims. including construction site injuries, oil rig accidents, factory incidents, ladder falls, lifting injuries and so forth. • Neil Waterman is a Senior Litigator Member of APIL (Association of Personal Injury Lawyers) and we are Public Liability members of the Motor Accident Solicitor’s Society Trips and falls due to defective pavements and potholes are (MASS). dealt with swiftly and efficiently. • Capable of handling cases in England and Wales as Fatal Accident and catastrophic injury claims well as Scotland. Fatal accident and catastrophic injury cases can be extremely complex and distressing. We have successfully • Our Edinburgh head office is close to the Court of brought many cases of this type to a successful conclusion. Session where the majority of personal injury cases are heard. Child Injury cases Such cases are usually very sensitive and we can provide a sympathetic and professional approach. Case Study Medical Negligence We have a panel of independent experts and specialists to A young lady was in a golf club car park. As she opened support us in medical claims including cerebral palsy, ERBS the car door she was hit in the face by a flying golf club palsy and other birth related claims. sustaining injury to her cheek and nose. A 16-year old player had let the club slip from his hands. Criminal Injury Claims We can help with the efficient processing of claims through The golf club management denied any liability and it was the Criminal Injuries Board for cases of assault, domestic felt that the young player, who was still at school, would violence and so forth. not have any means of compensating the lady. However, we investigated further and discovered that the boy’s parents had household insurance which provided relevant cover. If you feel you may have a personal injury claim please call us on 0131 555 7055 for an initial We pursued the matter with the insurance company and confidential discussion without obligation. won a settlement of £8,000.