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Latest Personal Injury articles

  • What types of personal injury can you claim for?

    What types of personal injury can you claim for?

    If you have suffered an injury or illness as a result of someone else's fault then you may have a personal injury claim.  A personal injury claim can be raise against a person, business or organisation that may be fully or partially to blame for your injury.

  • Making a personal injury claim during the pandemic

    Making a personal injury claim during the pandemic

    The Global spread of COVID-19 has presented unprecedented legal, regulatory and commercial challenges for businesses. As the COVID-19 pandemic is maturing, uncertainty is all around us and this uncertainty looks set to continue for some time. At Harper Macleod we are committed to supporting our clients through all of the challenges the pandemic presents. Our Personal Injury and Reparation team is no different. We have adapted to the ever-changing world of COVID-19 and its challenges to ensure that our team (who are now home based) continue to support our clients making a personal injury claim.

  • Bonfire Night - Remember, remember to take care this November

    Bonfire Night - Remember, remember to take care this November

    Most, if not all, public firework displays have been cancelled this year in an attempt to avoid further spreading of Covid-19. However, we are still likely to hear the explosive bangs and see the bursts of colour overhead as many people choose to celebrate bonfire night in their own gardens. Scottish Government guidance is that fireworks should only be set off in private gardens if it can be done safely.

  • Halloween: The tricks and the treats

    Halloween: The tricks and the treats

    Halloween is almost upon us once again and we think there is no better year than this to embrace the ghastly tricks and ghoulish treats. Are you planning a visit to a pumpkin patch? Have the costumes been chosen? Whether you're joining in virtually or having fun at a social distance, our personal injury department would like to highlight a few things to keep in mind.

  • How much does it cost to make a personal injury claim?

    How much does it cost to make a personal injury claim?

    How long will it take to get compensation? How much compensation will I get? How much is this going to cost me? Only one of these questions can be answered with any certainty at the start of a personal injury claim. Cost. Before you even start the claim process, your solicitor will be able to tell you how much it's going to cost you.