How much do Digby Brown take?
Digby Brown operates a funding scheme, Compensate, which ensures all costs in the legal process are met by us throughout the case. In most circumstances, we will, when your case is successful, take as our fee, a percentage of your damages; this can be between 10-20%.
What do Digby Brown do?
Digby Brown Solicitors are experts at helping people who have been injured through no fault of their own. We have seven local offices – Glasgow, Edinburgh, Dundee, Inverness, Kirkcaldy, Aberdeen and Ayr. Our mission is to ensure that when you come to us you will receive the very best legal advice and service.
Who owns Digby Brown?
Fraser Oliver – Chief Executive | Digby Brown.
Does Digby Brown do family law?
Digby Brown has solicitors specialising in non-accidental injuries, including helping victims of historic abuse. More broadly, the firm has a leading-edge family law service focusing on financial provision on divorce, cohabitation claims and child law as well as continuing its long-standing work in adoption.
Can I claim for loss of earnings after a car accident?
Loss of earnings claim If you have to take time off work because of an accident, you will be able to recover any loss of earnings. Your claim is based upon the amount which you would have taken home rather than your gross earnings.
How do solicitors calculate loss earnings?
Loss of Earnings Claim The Court will usually assess your net average monthly wage for at least 3 months prior to the accident in order to calculate your average salary. In a straight forward claim this will be multiplied by your period of absence in order to calculate your loss of earnings claim.
How do you prove loss of earnings?
The most important pieces of evidence are your bank statements and information from your employer about your income. In order to calculate loss of earnings for special damages, the courts will generally look at how much you earn on average each month over a period of three months or more.
Can I sue someone for loss of earnings?
In order to claim for loss of earnings as part of a personal injury claim, you will need to provide evidence for loss of earnings, as well as evidence that this was a direct result of the injury you suffered as a result of an accident which was not your fault.
How do you prove loss of use?
Loss of use is recoverable and can be determined by: 1) The rental value or the amount which could have been realized by renting out the article during the period; 2) The cost of hiring a substitute; or 3) The ordinary profits that could have been made from the use of the vehicle.
Can I sue a company for loss of earnings?
You can only claim lost net earnings as part of a compensation claim. If you were to receive compensation based on your gross earnings, you would be effectively making a profit from your inability to work.
Can you claim for stress?
The short answer to this question is yes, you can claim personal injury compensation for stress at work. More precisely, for the health problems it causes. However, you can only do so if the stress-related illness is severe enough to warrant making a claim and a medical diagnosis has been made.