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How to Make a Personal Injury Claim

If you've been injured due to someone else's negligence, understanding how to make a personal injury claim is crucial. In this guide, we'll walk you through the process, providing clear and concise solutions. Our team of dedicated solicitors is here to assist you every step of the way, ensuring your rights are protected, and you receive the compensation you deserve.

If you have suffered an accident or injury in Scotland and need advice, call us on 0808 258 1233 or fill in our online contact form.

How to Make a Personal Injury Claim

If you've suffered a personal injury in Scotland, making a claim involves several key steps that you should follow.

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The £3 million in compensation paid by Scottish councils to pothole victims has been made public

Health charities cautioned that injuries brought on by potholed roads can profoundly impact a person's life, and more than 1,000 personal injury claims from bicycles, pedestrians, and drivers had been resolved.

Driving and cycling organisations claim that potholes plague Scotland and that half of all drivers are concerned about the state of the roads.

According to Jim Densham, Cycling UK's campaigns and policy manager for Scotland, the scenario posed a real risk to cyclists and was likely to get worse.

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A Lees employee was hurt by a forklift at a factory in Coatbridge, and the company was fined £5000

After a forklift incident, a worker at Lees of Scotland Limited in Coatbridge shattered his arm and cut open his skull.

The injury was caused by the misuse of a forklift truck, and Lees of Scotland Limited, a company that makes teacakes, snowballs, and meringues, pleaded guilty to a charge under health and safety laws on December 13, 2022, at Airdrie Sheriff Court.

The court was informed that two large, heavy wooden crates were delivered to the yard at the company's Coatbridge location on June 4, 2019. A piece of machinery weighing 1.680 tonnes was in the first. The second piece of equipment weighs 1.932 tonnes.

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FAQs on Virtual Personal Injury Hearings

In response to the safety and practical challenges created by the coronavirus pandemic, the All-Scotland Sheriff Personal Injury Court (ASSPIC), as well as the Court of Session and Sheriff Appeal Court, are conducting hearings virtually where possible – and it is likely digital ways of working, to some extent, are here to stay.

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Making a personal injury claim during the coronavirus pandemic

COVID-19 continues to have a significant impact on many areas of our lives. In the world of personal injury claims, the restrictions on travel and face-to-face meetings, and the pause on court operations, has led to delays and a backlog of hearings.

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