The three most common personal injury cases are vehicle accidents, falls, and slips and falls. An auto accident is any accident involving a vehicle that causes an injury to an individual. There are different laws in each and every country regarding auto accidents, but in general an auto accident case is about negligence on the part of a road traffic accident agency or organization. For instance, if it is your car that caused an accident, and it was your fault, you can claim compensation. Similarly if it was your other driver's fault, you can make a claim. If it was a road traffic accident you can also make a claim.
Any person who has suffered an injury or died as a result of being injured in an accident in Scotland will be entitled to compensation. These are even claims made if you were walking, cycling, or driving another vehicle at the time of the accident. It is important to note that if the accident was not your fault, then you may still be eligible to make a claim. If you were involved in an accident due to your own negligence or irresponsible behavior you may also be able to make a claim for compensation.
A fall is another common example of Personal Injury Lawyers. It is estimated that every year one person dies in Scotland as a result of a fall, and twenty-one people are injured as a result of falls. If you were the person who fell, or who suffered an injury as a result of falling, then you may have a claim to make. It is important that you speak to a qualified solicitor as soon as possible after you have fallen, as this is a time when you may well need legal advice and help. A lawyer will be able to advise you regarding the personal injury law in Scotland, including the time limit for making a claim.