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15 August 2018

It’s Injury Prevention Day today, and the focus this year is on avoiding needless injuries by ensuring vehicle head restraints are properly adjusted.
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2 August 2018

Festivalgoers warned of the accident risks at festivals as Allan McDougall sees sharp increase in personal injury claims from festivals and events
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1 August 2018

Patients today can expect a more active and informed role in treatment decisions than in the past.
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3 July 2018

If you have had an accident which is someone else’s fault, it is important to be aware that there are time limits for claiming for compensation.
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26 June 2018

It is estimated there are around nine million pet dogs in the UK. But what remedy do you have if you are bitten by someone else’s dog?
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7 June 2018

Allan McDougall Solicitors are delighted to be the main sponsor of the Knox Sports Awards 2018.
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6 June 2018

A new Bill passed by the Scottish Government on 1 May is set to bring about a number of positive changes in relation to access to justice.
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7 May 2018

As the number of potholes and other road defects increase, so too does the risk of injury to road users and pedestrians.
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30 March 2018

Industrial deafness is currently the most common 'occupational disease', accounting for around 75% of all occupational disease claims.
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23 March 2018

Every year in the UK several thousand people are diagnosed with an asbestos-related disease
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20 February 2018

Even if you are partially to blame for an accident, you may still be able to receive compensation
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12 February 2018

If you're thinking about claiming compensation for an accident, you might well be confused by the adverts on television, radio and elsewhere about the best way to proceed.
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8 February 2018

In the winter months, bad weather can cause hazards in many activities that are part of our daily life.
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6 February 2018

A fatal industrial accident and recently released HSE statistics serve to remind us that work can be dangerous.
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25 January 2018

Allan McDougall Solicitors is delighted to be supporting The WS Society’s upcoming event, The Cycling Podcast for A Journey Through the Cycling Year.
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11 January 2018

Allan McDougall Solicitors has been shortlisted in both the Litigation Team of the Year and Excellence in Client Care categories in the Scottish Legal Awards 2018.
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8 January 2018

The last thing any new or seasoned gym enthusiast expects to happen is to suffer an injury whilst at the gym.
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11 December 2017

The pre-Christmas financial pressure felt by many gives insurers a chance to settle claims cheaply. It’s understandable that some people want to cut a quick deal.
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6 December 2017

Falls from height are one of the most common causes of workplace fatalities and major injuries.
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28 November 2017

If you have been injured in an accident, how do you decide which solicitor to choose?
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22 November 2017

Allan McDougall Solicitors has announced the immediate appointment of two new partners, strengthening its litigation team.
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3 November 2017

Allan McDougall Solicitors are delighted to have been short-listed in the Litigation Team of the Year category in the prestigious Law Awards of Scotland 2017.
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1 November 2017

Allan McDougall Solicitors and McQueen Legal have merged, creating an expanded business with more than 70 staff, seven partners and nine offices.
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21 October 2017

Allan McDougall Solicitors’ heritage dates back over 90 years to the beginning of the last century.
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19 October 2017

David Nicol has stepped down as an Allan McDougall Solicitors partner after 32 years in the role.
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24 August 2017

To prevent or reduce cycling accidents, infrastructure needs to be improved by local and national government, according to cycling enthusiasts surveyed by Allan McDougall Solicitors.
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16 August 2017

The Association of Personal Injury Lawyers instigated Injury Prevention Day, this year taking place on 16 August 2017.
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13 July 2017

Allan McDougall Solicitors are pleased to be supporting Haddington Rugby Football Club’s Summer Camp again this year.
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25 May 2017

Congratulations to our Jackie Raitt who has been accredited by the Law Society of Scotland as a specialist in Personal Injury Law.
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23 March 2017

We are undertaking a short survey to find out cyclists' views on claiming compensation for injuries - win a £50 Marks & Spencer voucher!
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1 March 2017

What do clients referred to us by Unite, the UK's largest trade union, think about the service they have received from our personal injury team?
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12 January 2017

Allan McDougall Solicitors' Personal Injury team is delighted to have been shortlisted for Litigation Team of the Year in the Scottish Legal Awards 2017.
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25 November 2016

Allan McDougall Solicitors is thrilled to have won the Private Client Firm of the Year award at the prestigious Law Awards of Scotland 2016 ceremony in Glasgow.
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26 October 2016

Allan McDougall Solicitors are delighted to have been short-listed for two awards in the prestigious Law Awards of Scotland 2016. The Law Awards of Scotland, operated by The Herald, have...
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18 July 2016

Achieving a reduction in cycling accidents would seem to be a commendable aspiration.
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14 April 2016

We recently bid a fond farewell to Cathy Burnett, retiring after a quite remarkable 57 years’ service with the firm. She made a massive contribution to Allan McDougall and played quite a...
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5 January 2016

Allan McDougall Solicitors have been shortlisted as finalists in the Employment Team of the Year and Residential Property Team of the Year categories in the Scott + Co Scottish Legal Awards...
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4 November 2015

The aim of any personal injury claim is to put the injured person in the position they would have been in, had the injury not occurred.
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3 September 2015

When our client stood on a nail while working at the airport, it went through his boot and punctured his foot.  He was off work for three days with pain and discomfort.  He had not intended to make a claim.  However, his employer refused to pay his attendance bonus (worth £600) due to him being off due to the accident. He went back and forth with them, but they refused to...
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24 February 2015

In January, U2 frontman Bono was involved in a cycling accident in New York, and reportedly, may never play guitar again.
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17 April 2014

Most people who fall ill or are injured at work never receive a penny in compensation, reveals a myth-busting report. “Contrary to perceptions, not every injury results in compensation,” said Matthew Stockwell, president of the not-for-profit victims’ campaign group the Association of Personal Injury Lawyers (APIL) which has produced a joint report with the...
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18 February 2014

Our client was passenger in a works’ vehicle when his colleague driving it lost control and the vehicle veered off the road causing our client to sustain both physical and psychological injuries. Fault was initially denied but there was later a settlement proposal of £10,000, which was then increased to £13,000.
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1 November 2013

Chambers UK, the leading guide to the legal profession, has commented in its 2014 edition that Allan McDougall Solicitors’ Managing Partner Gordon Bathgate is viewed as being "very capable...
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13 January 2013

A worker who sustained serious multiple injuries after an accident at work has been awarded just over £1 million in compensation, with help from Unite Legal Services. The Unite the Union member is no longer able to work due to injuries which have left his mobility significantly restricted and impacted on his life in other ways. Unite Legal Services instructed leading...
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