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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."

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    How to write a settlement demand letter?


    Can you imagine what it feels like to receive injuries in an accident you were not responsible for? We all know accidents can happen for no real reason, but sometimes it is someone else who is to blame for what happened. If this is the case, you have a right to find out if you could set out a settlement demand letter seeking compensation for your injuries.

    How to write a settlement demand letter?

    A settlement demand letter is a formal letter that is forwarded to the lawyer acting for the third party involved in the accident. It must be written formally and correctly, and this will always be done properly when handled by a lawyer dealing in personal injury claims.

    The letter may be sent to the insurance company of that person if it was a car accident, or to an employer, if the accident occurred at work. If the accident involved a sprained ankle sustained when falling over in a pothole in a badly-repaired road, the letter may be forwarded to the local council responsible for that stretch of road. While such things happen quite rarely, they do occur, and when they do, it can lead to injuries for innocent people who happen to be in the wrong place at the wrong time.

    Why is it easier to get a lawyer to write the demand letter for a settlement for you?

    If you are still reading this, the chances are very good that you are reading because you have found yourself in a similar scenario recently. You are coping with injuries that were caused in an accident, and those injuries could mean you are left with pain, discomfort, and a long recovery time. Even injuries that heal relatively quickly can lead to a claim, however, if you can prove a third party’s negligence led to them occurring.

    If you seek out the services of a personal injury lawyer, they will write the letter seeking a settlement for your injuries. They will make sure this is done properly and professionally, and that they follow the legal procedure laid out for such cases. You can get on with your life and with the recovery process, and leave the legal process to your lawyer. They will always keep you informed of what is going on, and of each stage of the claims process.

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    If you want to know whether a personal injury lawyer can create your settlement demand letter, call Accident Advice Helpline today on 0800 689 0500, or on 0333 500 0993 from your mobile. Whichever number you call, you can speak to one of our advisors, and they’ll soon be able to tell you whether a personal injury lawyer on our team can take care of your claim. If so, you could soon receive compensation for injuries caused in an accident that someone else was responsible for. Find out all the answers you need to know with us today.

    Category: Personal injury claims

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