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How long after a car accident can I claim?

When it comes to making a personal injury claim after a car accident in Scotland, it's important to understand the time limits and legal requirements. Below, we will explore the time limits for personal injury claims after a car accident in Scotland, the factors that may affect these limits, and the steps you should take to ensure you can make a successful claim. Please contact our team for further advice.
 

Understanding Time Bar

In Scotland, the time limit for making a personal injury claim is known as the "time bar." Generally, you have three years from the date of your accident to initiate a claim. However, it's crucial to note that there are exceptions and variations to this general time limit, and it is always best to consult with an experienced solicitor who can advise you on your specific circumstances. 

Factors Affecting Time Limits

While the three-year time limit applies to most personal injury claims in Scotland, there are certain circumstances where the time limits may vary. It's essential to seek advice from an experienced solicitor to understand the specific time limits that apply to your case. Some factors that may affect the time limits include:

Criminal Injury

If you have been injured due to a criminal act, you may be eligible to claim compensation. The time limit for claiming in these cases may vary, and it's crucial to seek legal advice as soon as possible.

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Navigating workplace safety regulations and RIDDOR

We understand the significance of navigating workplace safety regulations, and RIDDOR is crucial to ensuring a safe and secure working environment. This guide aims to provide clear and concise answers to frequently asked questions, specifically focusing on what must be reported under RIDDOR.

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What is RIDDOR?

The Reporting of Injuries, Diseases and Dangerous Occurrences Regulations 2013 (RIDDOR) mandates reporting specific workplace incidents. Employers are required to report the following:

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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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Grandaughter who says her great-grandmother was 'neglected and left in pain' at care home calls for change to sector

Sonia Dixon, a grandaughter whose great-grandmother (Doreen Tilly, 101) was staying at Woodside Court care home in Glenrothes, Fife, claims Doreen, who suffered from bowel issues, was left in pain overnight by care home staff. Doreen left the care home in February 2021 and died at home 3 months later.

The complaint Sonia made against Doreen's care facility was sustained; the report found that the woman's requirements were "not being sufficiently monitored," which "impacted negatively on her safety and wellbeing." Sonia is a former care worker herself.

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Been in an accident at work? Here's how to claim compensation

Employers are required by law to provide a safe and hygienic work environment, especially if you work in an industry where there could be potentially hazardous situations, such as construction or engineering.

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