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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

    How do I write a demand letter for compensation?


    If you’ve been injured in an accident caused by somebody else’s negligence then you might be considering making a claim for personal injury compensation. The claims process can actually be fairly simple, but you’ll generally need advice from a specialist personal injury lawyer to proceed with making a claim.

    How do I write a demand letter for compensation?

    A demand letter is usually sent to the recipient to describe exactly how they are at fault, as well as outlining the damages and injuries sustained, demanding compensation. Yet writing one of these letters can be seen as a specialist task, and it is something best left to the experts.

    Should I write my own demand letter for compensation?

    When it comes to writing a demand letter for compensation, you’ll need knowledge of each injury sustained, attention to detail and excellent writing skills. The letter sets the tone for settlement negotiations, so has an important part to play in the claims process. This means that it’s usually best to use the services of an expert to ensure that your letter is the best it can possibly be, increasing your chances of a successful claim.

    Finding the right lawyer to write your demand letter

    As well as experience writing demand letters and handling claims, you want to find a specialist personal injury lawyer offering a no-win, no-fee service. Accident Advice Helpline’s lawyers operate on a 100% no-win, no-fee basis, which means there are no upfront fees to pay, so anybody can afford to make a claim. It’s also best to choose a legal firm with experience handling a wide variety of different types of claims, and Accident Advice Helpline’s lawyers have over 16 years’ experience handling claims ranging from workplace accidents to traffic accidents and more.

    Will you have to go to court to get compensation?

    For most personal injury claims, you won’t have to go to court to get compensation. Accident Advice Helpline processes the majority of claims over the phone, which means you won’t have the hassle of going to court or the travel expenses involved. Accident Advice Helpline’s lawyers also operate on a 100% no-win, no-fee basis, so there are no upfront fees to worry about.

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    Call Accident Advice Helpline for advice

    To find out how much compensation you could claim you can take the 30-second test on our website which will give you a rough idea of what you could get. Then call Accident Advice Helpline on 0800 689 0500 or 0333 500 0993 from a mobile to see if you’re eligible to make a claim. There is usually a three-year time limit in place to make a claim, so don’t wait around too long or you could miss the opportunity to get the compensation you’re entitled to. When you get in touch with us, all advice is offered on a no-obligation basis, so there is no pressure to proceed with a claim at any point, and our expert advisors are on hand to answer any questions you may have.

    Date Published: October 15, 2017

    Author: Rob Steen

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