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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

    Freshers’ week accident claim


    Experiencing an accident while attending a Freshers’ Week event can be very serious and highly distressing. Whether your accident and subsequent injuries were minor or more serious, you should find out if you can make a Freshers’ Week accident claim to get the compensation you deserve.

    Accidents during Freshers’ Week can be extremely upsetting, with the potential for psychological and emotional symptoms as well as physical injury to occur. Student life is an exciting time, full of change and new beginnings, and we understand that an accident will be a major setback to your studies and possibly work, too. A Freshers’ Week accident claim will go some way in getting you the justice you are entitled to, while also helping you to move on with your life as a new student.

    What a Freshers’ Week accident claim could include

    A successful Freshers’ Week accident claim could include the money you have lost due to your accident. Medical treatments and travel expenses getting to and from doctors’, consultants’ and counselling appointments all add up, and can be factored into a claim. Additionally, if you have a part-time job while at university, you may have to take time off because of your accident, and this could affect your income.

    Speaking to Accident Advice Helpline to discuss a Freshers’ Week accident claim will give you a clearer understanding of what financial compensation may be available to you. Rest assured, we will seek to get the maximum amount we can on your behalf.

    The 30-second test, located on the homepage of the website, will give you a general idea of how much you could be entitled to claim. It is quick and easy to use, and a good starting point.

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    Evidence is important

    Before you decide to start a claim, it’s important that you gather all of the evidence that you can. The more details you can provide us, the stronger your claim could be. Examples of evidence include witness contact details, as well as clear photographs (preferably in colour) of your injuries and the accident scene.

    Experts in personal injury

    Accident Advice Helpline is a personal injury law firm ready to advise you. With over 10 years of experience in successfully achieving compensation on behalf of victims of accidents, we can give you knowledgeable and expert advice on your Freshers’ Week accident claim so that you know where you stand legally.

    After you have spoken to an advisor, you are under no obligation to proceed with a claim. We simply give you the options available to you so you can decide the best course of action for you. We understand that student life can be costly, so rest assured, we work on a no win, no fee basis.

    How do I contact Accident Advice Helpline?

    On your landline phone it is a free, 24-hour helpline simply call us at 0800 689 0500. From a mobile phone, dial 0333 500 0993. If you prefer, you can text claim365 to 88010 and an advisor will call you back at his or her earliest convenience.

    Date Published: November 26, 2015

    Author: Lee Tadd

    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.