Road Traffic Accident Compensation in Scotland, Under Value Offers | Digby Brown
03332005926
(local rate, even from a mobile)

Sad woman looking out with text 'because it really matters if it happens to you'

Accident Compensation in Scotland - why you need some advice before accepting a speedy offer

If you have been involved in an accident, usually a road traffic crash, where another vehicle has been involved, it is likely that you will have been in contact with your insurers.  There is also a very high chance that the other parties insurers, will have been in touch with you.  Be aware, a common tactic employed to reduce the third parties insurer’s liability is by offering you a quick settlement for your loss and injuries.

It is important for someone who has been hurt in an accident to receive independent advice on what their options are and be given guidance on how much is an accepted amount of compensation that they should expect to receive after sustaining injury in an accident which was not their fault.  This compensation is the legal redress to put the person who is not at fault back to their pre-accident position as a financial settlement.

It is however common practice for the insurer, or some legal panel solicitors, who are responsible for paying the damages caused by the third party at fault to try every trick in the book to under settle the claim.  Digby Brown has countless cases where clients have been offered very low sums, many of which are before any medical evidence is gathered to deliberately under settle the claim.  You as the innocent party do not know that the offer given, usually within a short time of the accident is not fair.  Imagine going to the supermarket where none of the goods have a price tag and you have to rely on the honesty of the shop not to overcharge you.  Without knowing the market, it becomes very difficult to judge what is or what isn't fair. This tactic is widespread, relying on speed and vague threats, of take it or you may receive nothing.  Any offer which is made extremely quickly and or does not involve assessing the level of injury by means of medical checks is likely to be considerably less than fair.

At Digby Brown we prepare every case thoroughly to ensure your best interests are considered at all times.  We will never take on a case with either seeking medical examination or receiving a report from your Doctor or Hospital - without this evidence no personal injury can be truly valued.



based on 1399 reviews
previous
  • I would recommend Digby brown to anyone they will help you in every way they can 😊
    William - 19 Jan 2019
  • Absolutely tremendous service from start to finish.
    Amy was very professional and kept me updated every...
    Fraser Spud Stewart - 18 Jan 2019
  • First class.
    Janusz - 16 Jan 2019
  • The whole lasts a long time but they are very meticulous and professional.
    Peter - 16 Jan 2019
  • I have never done anything like this before but after meeting Amy she put me at ease .Amy did everything...
    Michael - 14 Jan 2019
  • Very Good indeed. Caseworker was always helpful. Process was long but thorough, and we got there in the...
    J Scott - 12 Jan 2019
  • Always hearing radio ads for digby brown? So when i was unfortunate to be involved in a road traffic...
    David Orr - 11 Jan 2019
  • Digby Brown were recommended to me and I have got to say I was not disappointed. Right from the start...
    Paul - 10 Jan 2019
  • I recently used Digby Brown solicitors in Edinburgh due to a car accident. I was allocated Beate Mcburnie...
    James - 10 Jan 2019
  • No hassle and minimum required, best company ,they do what they say would recomend to anyone ,thanks...
    Sairagh Adams - 10 Jan 2019
  • I had issues with my employer. I recieved a report from susan, and this woman has been my rock through...
    Kristina Thomson - 08 Jan 2019
  • I have had digby & brown work for me for over a year for a dodgy tattoo claim...
    Case got settled after...
    Elizabeth Brydon - 07 Jan 2019
  • Great service by Adelle, always kept my informed and offered great advice. More than happy with the service
    Tr1athlon - 18 Dec 2018
  • Great experience, hassle free and always kept in the know by Karen. Cannot fault the service.
    Ross Brown - 17 Dec 2018
  • I was so impressed by the care and professionalism of Digby Brown. Claudia Dealt with the claim and ...
    June Mclaren - 17 Dec 2018
  • Very happy with the service provided. I was given regular updates and support with any queries I had...
    Anna - 16 Dec 2018
  • Very professional in dealing with an employment issue for me.
    Fiona Pratt - 15 Dec 2018
  • excellent service if I need help again you will be my first and only choice.
    David - 14 Dec 2018
  • Digby Brown dealt with my daughters compensation claim from the school bus crash that she was involved...
    Tracy - 13 Dec 2018
  • Excellent service, not got a bad word to say about them. Hopefully don’t have another reason to use...
    Andrew - 13 Dec 2018
next