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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

    Facts of no win no fee

    Facts of no win no fee

    In the media and advertising, we have become used to hearing the phrase no win no fee cropping up regularly, but how much do you really know about the facts of no win no fee? It is used to refer to personal injury claims, where the person who has suffered the accident feels that they were not responsible for what happened but someone else was. Before beginning your claim for compensation, it is helpful to look at the facts of no win no fee in order to establish whether it is relevant to you, and how much you can expect to be awarded if your case is successful.

    Many people are drawn in by assurances of a guaranteed victory; certain companies may make promises that make it appear the case is certain to succeed. In these circumstances, it is understandable that the layperson will be convinced; after all, they are talking to an expert. Nevertheless, such claims are misleading and simply designed to attract as many customers as possible.

    Here at Accident Advice Helpline, we prefer to take on a far more honest approach to your claim. We can assure you that we always have your best interests at the forefront of our minds and any action undertaken will be done so after careful consideration. Furthermore, we are careful to establish the viability of each claim, ensuring you have a reasonable chance of winning compensation. In order to make this assessment, we will talk to you about what happened in depth. More importantly, we will listen to what you have to say, how you feel about the incident and how you have been affected by the aftermath.

    The key elements that make up almost every successful claim begin with identifying exactly what happened. To move forward with your case, we need to be sure that when the accident occurred, it was not through any fault on your part. This can be proved in an incredibly broad number of incidences. Negligence can be shown in the case of botched medical procedures, road traffic accidents or even a fall in a public place. These are just a few examples of the types of claim we can help with. The one thing they have in common is that they only happened because of a third party’s carelessness or neglect.

    The second important feature of all claims that we take on is that the injury you received as a result of what happened is apparent and affecting your life in an adverse way. You may have had to stop work or take time off as a consequence. Alternatively, if your mobility has been impaired, the extra cost of day-to-day living expenses is likely to have impacted negatively on your finances. Naturally, it will count in your favour if you have reported what happened to a medical professional and received treatment.

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    Once we are in possession of all the facts and you are happy for us to proceed, we will set our team of experts to work. They will collate all the relevant information, building the strongest case possible to get you the most favourable settlement.

    Call us today on 0800 689 0500 to get started on your claim.

    Date Published: October 8, 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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    No-Win No-Fee: *Subject to insurance costs. Fee payable if case not pursued at client's request.