If you have suffered an injury due to the fault of another then you will know this can have a profound impact on all aspects of your daily life, career and family.
We have over 30 years of experience in helping people who have suffered from a wide range of injuries, including accidents at work, catastrophic/fatal claims, industrial disease and injuries suffered abroad.
Our team include a Law Society of Scotland Accredited Specialist in Personal Injury and our team is recognised as a leading practice in Scotland for personal injury cases. We have obtained millions of pounds in damages over the years. We have a dedicated Advocacy and Legal Opinions Unit, which includes a group of Solicitor Advocates with specific expertise in personal injury who can be instructed to provide bespoke legal opinion and to appear on your behalf in actions raised in Courts throughout Scotland.
We will meet with you face-to-face to discuss the process of making a claim, set out the necessary legal steps, advise you on how our investigations will be tailored to your specific needs. We have developed a team of independent experts who provide reports on negligence and the extent of your injuries. We will deal with the defenders, raise court proceedings where no settlement can be agreed and see your case to a conclusion.
Funding a case is a key issue for those who have been injured. We are able to consider a range of funding options depending on your case and your personal circumstances, including legal aid, legal expenses insurance and, on occasion, ‘no win no fee’.
Our focus is on you and your needs will always be at the forefront of our minds. Our commitment and expertise will allow to stand shoulder to shoulder with you in fighting for the compensation that you deserve.
How can we help?
Accidents at work
We have considerable expertise in acting for clients in personal injury actions arising from injuries suffered at work. Such accidents can arise from a wide variety of situations, including slips/trips, faulty work equipment, lifting heavy loads, exposure to hazardous substances, or industrial disease.
Often clients are concerned about making claims against their employers, but our experienced team can take you through the process and also draw on a wider team of experts, including employment lawyers, to secure the best outcome for you.
We have a specialist team who act in catastrophic injury cases where people have been left brain injured, immobilised or needing long term care. Our team also have considerable expertise in acting for family members following the death of a relative as a result of them suffering injury. Our team have the experience and compassion to deal with your claim to ensure that if it is successful, you receive the maximum amount of compensation that you are entitled to. Our wider team of experts includes those who deal in incapacity and in investment of damages in personal injury trusts.
Whether on holiday or working abroad, we have a dedicated team that may be able to help you if you have been injured whilst overseas. The law relating to foreign jurisdictions can be complicated and requires specialist expertise in navigating different legal processes throughout Europe and the rest of the world. We have a network of lawyers worldwide that we can call on to guide you to a successful conclusion of your claim.
Personal Injury Trusts
A personal injury trust can provide a number of valuable benefits for those seeking an appropriate ownership vehicle to hold a compensation award where long-term personal care will be necessary. This is, however, a very complex area of law and there are various pitfalls waiting to catch out the unwary. Our personal injury trust (‘PIT’) team are leading players in the field and are uniquely placed to provide a full range of specialist services and advice.