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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

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    How to claim accident injury compensation

    It may seem daunting to claim accident injury compensation but in fact it’s easier than people think. The fact is that personal injury law covers a wide range of legal areas, but a little early research will take you to the right lawyer for your class of injury.  A compensation provider specialises in assessing the facts of a claimant’s injury and then finds the appropriate lawyer to claim accident injury compensation on their behalf. Personal injury compensation can result from accidents in any walks of life, the majority of instances being accidents at work, on the roads, sports injuries, or slips, trips or falls in a public place. Cases of medical negligence can be complex and require legal experts with good competence in that area.

    Much advice can be found online and a good compensation provider will first tell a claimant whether their claim is eligible. After that, they need details of the circumstances of the injury in order to identify the specialist in the right area of the law. In some instances, for injuries in the work place, the claimant may be able to seek help and advice from their trade union or professional body. In cases of road traffic accidents, it’s important to inform your insurance company as soon as possible. Even if you don’t think you will claim accident injury compensation, delayed symptoms may start to show and you might have to change your mind. For this reason, you should get checked over by the doctor if you’ve suffered from an impact in a car accident, particularly for a head injury, as concussion can be delayed and difficult to diagnose.

    It’s important too, to gather as much documentary evidence as possible at the time of the accident, including photos of the injuries and details of witnesses.

    A compensation provider such as Accident Advice Helpline works with a network of legal representatives with the expertise claimants need to help them decide whether to claim accident injury compensation. Take our 30-second online test or talk to one of our friendly advisors today.

    Date Published: April 24, 2013

    Author: David Brown

    Accident Advice Helpline (or AAH) is a trading style of Slater Gordon Solutions Legal Limited. Slater Gordon Solutions Legal Limited is a company registered in England and Wales with registration number 07931918, VAT 142 8192 16, registered office Dempster Building, Atlantic Way, Brunswick Business Park, Liverpool, L3 4UU and is an approved Alternative Business Structure authorised and regulated by the Solicitors Regulation Authority. Authorised and regulated by the Financial Conduct Authority.

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