Frequently Ask Question
These FAQs are designed for personal injury victims of auto accidents, truck accidents, and victims of medical malpractice. Because truck accidents and medical malpractice litigation have issues that are unique to those types of personal injury cases, our lawyers have also designed frequently asked questions that are specific to truck crashes and malpractice.
Can I make a personal injury compensation claim?
Anyone who has suffered an injury and it was not their fault can make a personal injury claim according to the Scottish law.
What is the time limit for making a personal injury claim?
According to Scottish Law, you have 3 years in which to intimate a claim with the at fault party, we advise the claim should be intimated as soon as possible.
If a child under the age of 16 is involved in an accident, they usually have 5 years to make claim following their 16th birthday.
Who will pay my legal fees?
Your legal fees will be paid by the CFA and if you win your claim the party at fault will pay the legal fee
How much does it cost to make an injury claim?
You dont have to pay a single penny to make a claim for your personal injury, it completely free. All you need to do is get in touch with us.
What can I claim for?
Any personal injury caused to you, which was not your fault can be claimed for.
Types of accident injuries you can claim for are as follows.
Do I have to go to court?
Following an assessment by the Injuries Board, the case may follow through to court, depending on the situation. Some personal injury* cases do progress through to court while many others settle outside of court – meaning that the party at fault for the accident offers an amount of money (settlement) and that the injured party accepts before reaching the stage of going to court.