In the first episode of our six-part series discussing personal injury and medical negligence claims, experts, David Hossack, Nicola Edgar and Derek Couper will share their experience of the challenges and opportunities most often encountered when acting on behalf of individuals in pursuing claims resulting from injury, misdiagnosis, disease or death. They will also provide an introduction into the range of topics that will be covered in the series over the coming months.
The six-part series is aimed at solicitors working in this area of law. It will focus on a variety of topics which are relevant to everyday practice including the key issues a claimant must overcome in order to achieve a successful outcome to their case, the investigation of liability, the most effective ways to quantify losses to ensure no disadvantage is unaccounted for when negotiating appropriate compensation, how best to fund claims, and key lessons in recovering expenses including maximisation of judicial accounts. The impact of COVID-19 on personal injury and medical negligence claims will also be covered, alongside an update on the most noteworthy among recent case law in this specialised area of litigation.
Morton Fraser are highly recommended by both clients and independent legal directories. We are ranked by the Legal 500 Directory as experts in both personal injury law and medical negligence law. We have expertise in handling all types of claims, including road traffic accidents, cycling accidents, accidents at work, accidents abroad, slipping and tripping accidents and industrial disease cases. We have extensive experience in dealing with fatal claims and medical negligence claims and we regularly work with other firms in order to progress claims under our referral scheme. This is an arrangement which works well, particularly for complex cases requiring specialist advice where a significant amount of time and money requires to be invested in a case long before any award is forthcoming. With one of the largest litigation teams in Scotland, we have the resources and expertise needed to ensure our clients obtain the maximum amount of compensation possible for their personal injury claim.
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