Serious Injury Compensation Claims

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A serious injury is usually known as a catastrophic injury. They commonly occur from severe accidents or severe medical negligence. In most cases, they have long term severe impacts on the person mental and physical health, with commonly irreversible consequences. Here at Belmont Solicitors, we understand that experiencing a Serious Injury can be traumatising; this is why we will ensure you get the fairest possible compensation for the losses you and your family has faced. 

With 26 years of combined experience in all kinds of personal injury cases; there is no case too big or too small that our solicitors can help with. Our experienced solicitors will deal with your claim in the best possible way, ensuring you are provided with updates throughout the complete process, knowing that your case is in the best possible hands. 

Common Serious Injury Claims 

There are many different types of Serious Injuries that individuals can experience, the most common types of serious injuries include: 

  • Amputation claims
  • Spinal injury claims
  • Brain injury claims
  • Fatal accident claims
  • Criminal accident claims

Most Common Causes of Serious Injuries Include: 

  • Road traffic accidents
  • Workplace accidents
  • Accidents in public 
  • Assaults – This can be claimed for using the Criminal Injuries Compensation Authority. 
  • Medical negligence – During which mistakes have been made during medical procedures leading to Serious Injuries.

How to treat Serious Injuries 

After experiencing a Serious Injury, you will likely be taken into emergency care due to the severity of the injuries. After getting the correct treatment, which may take weeks and even months, you are more than likely to need rehabilitation and treatment after your injuries. Rehabilitation can be helpful however, in some cases, it can be costly, and can pose a financial burden to you and your family. Contact our solicitors now to get the highest possible compensation. 

How much compensation will I get? 

It is hard to determine how much compensation claimants may get after experiencing a Serious Injury; this is because all cases vary, and there is a range of things that can greatly determine the amount of compensation you may get. If you would like to find out how much compensation you are likely to get, we highly advise you to contact one of our experienced solicitors for a free initial consultation; you will be given the advice you require, and the best steps to make to pursue your claim. 

We can help

Serious Injuries will not only lead to physical damage but can also lead to financial loss, such as; missed time off work and costs of treatment. Our solicitors may also consider any future expenses that you may face due to your serious injury; such as any further costs of rehabilitation and treatment or any future time missed off work. Contact our solicitors now to start a successful claim. 

How long after a Serious Injury can I claim? 

In Scotland, you can claim for your Serious Injuries for up to three years after the occurrence.

If you are under the age of 16, this time limit does not apply; your parent or guardian can claim at any moment until the age of 16 in Scotland. After the child turns 16, you can claim up to three years from their 16th birthday. 

There as some exceptions during which the time limit does not apply, for example, due to health or mental health issues. 

If you would like to find out more about starting a successful Serious Injury claim, contact one of our solicitors now at Belmont Solicitors. 

Contact Belmont Solicitors now.

We pride ourselves in delivering the best quality work for our clients, ensuring they come out with the highest possible compensation for their damages. By providing excellent customer service and updates throughout your claim, you will be sure that you left your claim in the right hands. 

Contact our solicitors now. We provide our clients with a free initial consultation, during which you will be able to discuss and start your successful no-win-no-fee claim now. 

Contact us now by calling 0141 7298 848 or email us at or pop into our office in the heart of Glasgow!

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    • Belmont solicitors have been assisting me with an injury claim from a car accident I was in earlier this year. They have been excellent throughout making sure I am aware of everything that’s been going on and providing me with all the information I need to make informed decisions. The outcome has been fantastic and I have been treated with integrity and care throughout. I would highly recommend them to anybody.

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    • Amazing service throughout my experience dealing with Belmont, they helped me with an injury claim following a car accident and I received an excellent service and quick settlement with the case. Highly recommend.

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    • The team at Belmont has been great. They went through the information with me as often as I needed to understand all the legal bits and feel comfortable proceeding. I was given an update as soon as it was available, which meant I didn’t have to constantly call - which in my experience is not always the case with solicitors. Overall very happy with the service received.

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    • Well thanks to Belmont, i’ve manage to get my injury claim in rather quickly is feels like. They are a great team and keep you updated throughout each process they do with with you, as well as making sure well informed. would very highly recommend. will also mention they give very clear instructions throughout the process and they are very helpful!

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    • I would highly recommend these guys, extremely helpful, always kept me up to date with progress either by calls or emails, I was more than happy with all staff from receptionists to case holders, would highly recommend.

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    • Good service. Kept me informed about my personal injury claim - which took about a year to settle, which was due to the other party in the accident's insurer going into liquidation, but they kept at it and eventually succeded in getting the payment. Would definately recommend.

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