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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 to claim accident compensation

    How to claim accident compensation

    If you need to claim accident compensation, you could do worse than to take Accident Advice Helpline’s 30-second test to see if your claim might be eligible.

    There are three boxes to tick:

    Claim eligibility

    The accident was not your fault

    You received medical treatment as a result of it

    You are making the claim within the statutory three year period.

    Open Claim Calculator

    What happens next?

    To be confident to claim accident compensation, you should seek early advice as follows:

    What is the nature of your injury?

    Do you have the medical report?

    What happened that makes you confident that it was not your fault?

    Were there any witnesses?

    Get an estimate of what the award might be.

    Claim accident compensation for the resources you need

    The award will be judged on various components, including what on-going and other medical care may be needed, recovery time, loss of earnings, extra help and support needed around the home and in daily life.

    If you feel you want to start to claim accident compensation, it’s important to do this early fact-finding, to ensure you have the right kind of legal expert to take your case. Personal injury covers many aspects of the law. It’s important to have the right expert for your particular injury. Furthermore, Accident Advice Helpline has access to a network of legal firms, each one of them expert in different fields of accident and injury.

    If you need help and advice to claim accident compensation, talk to one of the experts, such as Accident Advice Helpline, who can go through your enquiry in a structured way and help you gather the information you need to make a decision. If you want to go ahead and claim accident compensation, you can start your claim online or call on the helpline on 0800 689 0500 or from your mobile on 0333 500 0993. Our friendly, helpful advisors will be pleased to take your call and if they can’t answer your questions immediately, someone will call you back. Many compensation providers offer similar services, but Accident Advice Helpline is endorsed by consumer champion Esther Rantzen.


    Date Published: March 6, 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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