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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

    What happens if I lose my claim?


    People will naturally ask lots of questions when they are wondering if there is a chance of claiming anything in compensation following an accident. They might want to know whether they have a chance to claim to begin with. They may want to know how long the typical claims process will take from start to finish. Another common question to ask concerns what happens if I lose my claim.

    Personal accident claims are usually accepted after considering the facts of the situation. This means the lawyer will already have a good idea of the odds of the case being successful, even though nothing is ever certain. This means there is a lower chance of losing the claim, although of course you must accept this may happen.

    What happens if I lose my claim and don’t receive any compensation?

    Personal injury claims are taken on by following the no-win, no-fee format of claiming. This means there is no fee to pay to your solicitors if your claim is not won. As such, you can press ahead and make a claim and not have to worry about having large legal bills to settle in the event you lose.

    To find out more about the claims procedure for personal injury claimants, you can chat with a solicitor who regularly deals in these claims. They can explain how the whole process works and what you can expect if you decide to make a claim for compensation relating to the injuries you suffered in your recent accident.

    Should I claim?

    You might still be asking whether a claim is the right thing for you to do. It’s understandable to have lots of questions in this instance. That’s why the team at Accident Advice Helpline is devoted to providing you with all the answers you need.

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    If you call our team on 0800 689 0500 now (or on 0333 500 0993 from a mobile), you can get answers to all your questions. If you wish to know what happens if I lose my claim, we can provide the answers so you will know your position right from the start. This will give you confidence in using our service. Additionally, you stand a better chance of being successful if you have a strong case and you choose an experienced firm to help you. We can fill that need, so call now to learn more.

    Date Published: February 7, 2017

    Author: Rob Steen

    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.