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    "If you've been injured through no fault of your own you could be entitled to compensation. If you're unsure if you could claim, I recommend you call Accident Advice Helpline."

    Esther Rantzen

    Category : Personal injury claims

    Is personal injury compensation taxable in the UK?


    Many people avoid making personal injury claims as they’ve heard news stories about personal injury compensation settlements being taxable in the UK. You could be eligible to receive compensation if you’ve been injured in an accident caused by somebody else, and there’s no reason why you should miss out on making a claim over tax….

    How to claim against a negligent housing association


    ContentsHow much compensation could be received?Have you suffered because of a negligent housing association?Do you live in a housing association property? It doesn’t matter whether it is a flat or a house, you have a right to expect the property to be safe to live in and to enjoy every day you are there. We….

    Serious injury claims


    Serious injuries can be devastating and traumatising for you and your immediate family. Accidents can happen anywhere and at any time, which is precisely why we have specialist serious injury claims solicitors in our team. Serious injuries frequently result in the complete upheaval of day-to-day life by impeding your ability to work; involve extensive medical….

    Hernia compensation claims


    ContentsAre all hernias referred to by the same name?How might you develop a hernia to begin with?What is manual handling?A lack of health and safetyCall us to make hernia compensation claimsA hernia is a condition whereby part of the body you would not normally see pushes through muscle or tissue, so that it can be….

    How to claim life-changing injury compensation


    How might your life change if you were injured? Some injuries will change your life for a short time because you’ll have to do things differently while the affected part of your body heals. However, other injuries cannot heal beyond a certain point. This means you could end up being seriously hurt and have to….

    Beware of scams when making a claim


    ContentsWhat are a few of the most common scams?How serious a problem are scams?Why you need a solicitor you can trustAccident Advice Helpline to the rescueYou can’t trust everyone in life, and when it comes to making a personal injury claim, things are no different. There are plenty of scams out there that you should….

    What is a Statutory Bereavement Award?


    It is hard to imagine losing someone you love and care for. It could be a parent, a child or a husband or wife. In every case it is difficult to come to terms with and to move on. However the situation is even worse when the loss comes as a result of an incident….

    Personal injury compensation timescale


    ContentsTalking to an informed advisor can help you make up your mindIf you have been injured in an accident that was not your fault or have been a victim of clinical negligence or incompetence you may at first be feeling too shocked or ill to consider making a personal injury claim. When you are feeling….

    Injury compensation for loss of limb


    If you’ve suffered loss of limb or amputation as the result of an accident or medical negligence, it can have a huge impact on your life. Not only does it reduce quality of life, causing physical pain and psychological trauma, but it will usually also limit your ability to carry out everyday tasks, and some….

    How to claim faulty lift injury compensation


    ContentsWhat happens when lifts go wrong?So how dangerous are lifts really?Claiming faulty lift injury compensationWhat is more dangerous, a lift or an escalator?Will your claim for faulty lift injury compensation be successful?How many times a week do you find yourself riding in a lift? Perhaps you have a lift at your office or place of….

    Claiming compensation from the DVLA


    ContentsDo not delayMaking a claimWhat is covered by compensation claims?The DVLA deals with a huge number of different issues affecting drivers in the UK. Inevitably, things sometimes go wrong with its processes. Although it has a clear complaints procedure, the organisation also has a reputation for processing complaints slowly and making it very difficult for….

    Can I claim for being a witness?


    ContentsWhat happens when I am called on as a witness in court?Claiming for PTSD or other psychological traumaWho can’t make a claim for being a witness?Looking after yourself after a traumatic eventShould I make a claim for being a witness?If you have been injured in an accident then you’re usually entitled to claim compensation for….

    Can I claim compensation for loss of earnings?


    In the vast majority of accident situations it is possible to claim compensation for loss of earnings.  This forms an important part of many claims, as it can add up to a considerable amount of money.  At Accident Advice Helpline we are always ready to advise on situations such as this, and you can call….

    How long does personal injury compensation take to come through?


    When considering how long personal injury compensation might take to come through, the severity of the injury and the complexity of the case must be taken into consideration. In the case of a road traffic accident, for example, where the police were called and their decision was a clear-cut case of the other driver being….

    A negligent builder caused my personal injury


    ContentsProving that negligence caused your personal injuryContact a personal injury lawyer todayHiring a builder usually means that you’re having work done on your house – or it may be that you’re having a new house constructed! This can be an exciting yet stressful time, and unfortunately, whilst most builders carry out work to a high….

    How to claim trampoline injury compensation


    ContentsWhat injuries might you suffer in a trampolining accident?What to do if you’re injured in a trampolining accidentWhat kinds of injuries might lead to trampoline injury compensation being awarded?Seek trampoline injury advice from our team nowTrampoline injury compensation could potentially be paid in cases where someone is hurt on or by a trampoline, when they….

    Compensation for waltzer ride injuries


    Have you ever been on a waltzer? This is perhaps one of the most familiar types of rides around today. Many fairs will have a waltzer that people can ride on, and it looks a little like a carousel ride, except that it is more active. It is comprised of a selection of cars that….

    Receive a quick, free personal injury compensation quote


    ContentsWhat personal injuries will AAH be able to help me claim for?With some personal injury compensation law firms, getting an answer can prove tiresome, like squeezing blood from a stone. At Accident Advice Helpline though, we pride ourselves on our quick, simple customer service, a service which is exemplified by our simple, 30-second test. As….

    How to fill out an injury claim form


    ContentsHow complex is the injury claim form?How to make a personal injury claimAs anybody who has been injured in an accident knows, it may be possible to make a claim for personal injury compensation if somebody else was at fault for your accident. The claims process can seem a little daunting to the uninitiated, and….

    How to claim cuts and bruises compensation


    ContentsAccidents leading to cuts and bruisesSerious lacerationsCuts and bruises are one of the most common injuries suffered in a range of different accidents. You could suffer cuts to your face in a car crash or bruising to your legs and hips after slipping and falling in an icy car park. But did you ever stop….

    Claiming compensation for being hurt by a falling tree


    ContentsHas a dangerous tree caused your injuries?How to make a claim for compensationEarlier this week, a woman was killed in London by a tree falling during high winds. Every year, accidents like this happen across the UK when weather turns stormy or wintry, and many of these accidents could be avoided. If you notice a….

    What if my personal injury claim is going to court?


    ContentsIf my personal injury claim goes to court, will it be successful?How much compensation will I be awarded?So you’ve been injured in an accident that wasn’t your fault, and now you’re worried about making a personal injury claim. If your personal injury claim is going to court, you’ll need a professional personal injury lawyer to….

    Compensation for early retirement due to injury


    ContentsThe changes experienced through early retirement due to injuryAdjusting to a different lifeMost of us have our lives planned out to some extent. We may know when we want to retire and what we would like to do with the rest of our lives when we do. Regardless of whether we love the jobs we….

    Accident composition


    ContentsWhat is accident composition?What happens after my accident?How do you pay your legal fees?Who was actually to blame for your accident?Why do you need to act fast after your accident?How much compensation could you receive?Why should you make a claim?Why should you choose Accident Advice Helpline?What should you do now?Will you have to go to court?Getting in touch with Accident Advice HelplineDid you….

    Litigation friend


    If you decide to make a personal injury claim after your accident, there is a chance your claim could end up in court. In a court case, the claimant or defendant (the litigant) is legally allowed to represent themselves in court and a lawyer is not essential. However, the claimant is allowed to ask if….

    Recovering from your injury


    Broken bones, strains and sprains, head injuries, facial injuries – all of these different types of injuries will have their own recovery period, which can vary depending on the severity of the injury and the treatment you receive. Recovering from your injury after an accident can take time – in cases where surgery is required….

    Staying gas safe at home


    If you rent a flat or house and you have suffered injuries caused by a faulty boiler, you might find yourself wondering who is actually at fault for your accident. Whilst staying gas safe at home is your own responsibility when you own a property, when you’re renting, it is your landlord who is legally….

    Is my job at risk?


    So you have been injured in an accident at work and you’ve decided you’re going to make a claim for personal injury compensation – good! That’s a step in the right direction, however it’s normal to have some concerns if you are making a claim against your employer. After all you don’t want your job….

    Claim advice in the UK


    Are you looking for reliable claim advice in the UK? If you’ve been involved in an accident and it’s apparent that someone else was to blame, then you need reliable claim advice in the UK to establish whether compensation is available for your injuries. Why not try a long-established firm with a good track record….

    Claim against a burglar


    Being burgled is one of the most distressing things that can happen to you, and if you have been injured during a burglary then you could find yourself eligible to make a claim against a burglar. For example, if you tripped during the incident and broke your leg or fell downstairs and injured your back,….

    Can I claim for compensation with an injury over 3 years old?


    ContentsCan an official record of your injuries make a difference to whether you can claim?What about children?Is it possible to claim anything for an injury over 3 years old?Getting help as soon as you canCan we be of assistance?If you have an injury over 3 years old, you may wonder whether there is still a….

    Paying for personal injury claims


    Are you worried about paying for personal injury claims? Many people find themselves in a tricky situation after being involved in an accident. It can prove to be very costly to cover your expenses and get back on your feet financially, and you may be aware that making a claim could help you. Still though,….

    The process of making personal injury claims


    Are you searching for information about the process of making personal injury claims? If so, this guide is exactly what you have been looking for. We specialise in helping people to get the compensation they deserve after being involved in an accident that was not their fault, and we want to make sure that you….

    Who can help with your personal injury claims?


    Who can help with your personal injury claims? If you’ve been involved in an accident that was not your fault during the past three years, then this is probably something that you are wondering about. You may already know that this an opportunity that you wish to pursue, but you may recognise that everything will….

    How to get advice on claiming compensation


    Being involved in a non-fault accident could mean you want to find out how to get advice on claiming compensation. Compensation is an amount of money which is paid out after someone has been injured in an accident which was not their fault. A personal injury claim requires specialist legal advice. Not every solicitor will….

    How to make injury claims


    If you have been involved in an accident, have you thought about making a claim for compensation. You can make a claim for injuries received if the accident was not your fault. It doesn’t matter how mild or how severe your injuries were, the law allows you to make a claim where the fault lies….

    Claiming with no win no fee


    Conditional Fee Agreements were introduced in 1998 when it was decided that Legal Aid would no longer be available for personal injury cases. They very quickly became known as no win no fee** agreements and are important as they allow those who may not be able to afford expensive legal fees, the right to claim compensation….

    Tornado accident counselling


    Sustaining injuries during a natural disaster such as a tornado can be incredibly traumatic and difficult to cope with, which is why tornado accident counselling may be crucial to your recovery. What is tornado accident counselling? Counselling is a method for helping people to come to terms with a traumatic event that is having a….

    What to do if a compensation award is unacceptable


    If you have a claim for compensation, opening a personal injury lawsuit is a relatively simple matter and it begins with a call to Accident Advice Helpline. Once we have taken down the details of your accident, we will assess the nature of your claim and collect evidence that proves, beyond reasonable doubt, that the….

    Avoidable accident


    Have you been injured in an avoidable accident due to someone else’s negligence? Accidents can be hard to define; one person’s fault-free mishap is another’s entirely avoidable trip or fall, so when you’re trying to work out whether any blame can be attached to your accident or not, it’s worth asking yourself the following three….

    Types of accidents


    There are many types of accidents which you can potentially experience on a day to day basis. Car accidents, workplace injuries, tripping while walking down the street or straining a muscle while lifting something, are just a few examples. In most cases these accidents are unavoidable – simply the result of being in the wrong….

    Claim for personal injury


    “Where there’s blame there’s a claim” is an old saying that sounds a bit like an advertising slogan, and in fact that is what it originally was. It was coined in the early part of this century by a now defunct claim management company seeking victims to claim for personal injury. Although the company did….

    Stress of claiming compensation


    Personal injury is one of the most traumatic life events we can suffer. The anxiety associated with suffering a personal injury is immense. There’s not just the physical pain of the injury itself, there’s the emotional impact too. Many of us worry about having to take time off work as a direct result of the injury,….

    Statute of limitations for a personal injury


    If you watch television or listen to the radio, you may often hear advertisements for injury lawyers, offering to help you get the compensation you deserve for an accident that wasn’t your fault. If you are one of the thousands of people who have had an accident at work, on the street or on the….

    Sciatica


    Sciatica is the name given to any sort of aches and pains caused by damage to the sciatic nerve, which is the longest nerve in our bodies. The nerve runs from the back of our pelvis, through our buttocks, down our legs and into our feet. Anything that causes this nerve to become irritated or….

    Claim with third party fire and theft


    Here at Accident Advice Helpline we help many accident victims in many different situations. As you can imagine dealing with thousands of different individuals and thousands of different scenarios, we often get asked a whole range of questions and queries. Many clients wonder if you can claim with third party fire and theft. Well if….


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