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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

Julie Harris, a Partner and Personal Injury Specialist at Allan McDougall Achieving a reduction in cycling accidents would seem to be a commendable aspiration.  No-one can...
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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

Julie Harris, head of Allan McDougall Solicitors’ Personal Injury team, recently gave a talk to Health & Safety officers of Unite, the UK’s largest union, on the subject of quantifying personal injury claims. Following is a summary of her talk. 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...
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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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1 May 2015

Save the date for a free talk 19,000 cyclists are injured in UK reported road accidents annually. Many don’t claim compensation. What prevents them? Why is that bad for other cyclists? How would you go about making a claim? Legal expert Julie Harris will give you the lowdown in her short talk. When:16 June 2015, 13:00-13:4518 June...
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10 March 2015

It’s been running for 15 years, and during that time, British TV staple Location, Location, Location has been teaching a nation of budding housebuyers how to approach what is possibly one of the most challenging tasks in life.  So we’re all experts now, right?  We might think we know more about it, but are we actually any better at buying and selling...
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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.  While this is an extreme case of the impact of a cycling accident, it’s a scenario played out regularly, with approximately 19,000 cyclists injured in accidents in the UK every year.  While some will recover, others will experience long-term effects. ...
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17 February 2015

Facebook recently introduced a new legacy contact feature in the United States to help people prepare for what happens to their profile after their death. No doubt this will be rolled out here in the very near future. In a
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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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