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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 personal injury compensation lawyers work?

    Personal injury compensation lawyers can deal with any case where you have been injured, or have suffered from illness or disease caused by somebody else’s negligence. You’ll need to prove that the illness, disease or injury was caused by someone else’s negligence, and a specialist personal injury lawyer will help you to compile evidence, which will then be presented to the other party’s insurers. They normally have three months to respond. Most personal injury claims can be settled out of court and straightforward cases could take between 6-8 months to conclude. More complex cases, for example those involving severe injuries, could take years.

    Claiming for compensation

    Below are some of the most common types of claims for compensation which personal injury lawyers deal with:

    • Accidents at work
    • Traffic accidents
    • Diseases or illnesses contracted at work
    • Dangerous products
    • Accidents in public places

    If you have been affected by any of these, you can seek advice from a professional personal injury lawyer, and it’s a good idea to have as much information and evidence to support your claim to hand as possible, although your lawyer will assist you with gathering any further evidence needed.

    Personal injury compensation lawyers

    Not all personal injury lawyers are created equal, and when you’re dealing with something as sensitive as a claim for an accident at work or a road traffic accident, you need to know you’re dealing with a company you can trust.

    Accident Advice Helpline are not only accredited by Lexcel, the Law Society’s practice management standard and the Association of Personal Injury Lawyers, but we’re also recommended by our patron Esther Rantzen, UK consumer champion and media personality. Because we have more than 13 years’ experience in the personal injury industry, you know that we’re a team of reliable professionals and we’re here 24/7 on our freephone advice line on 0800 689 0500 to offer confidential, no-obligation advice, whether you’re looking to claim or simply need to chat about your options.

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    We’ve dealt with thousands of cases and can usually tell you within 30 seconds whether you have a viable claim. Why not visit our website and take the 30-second test to see how much compensation you could be eligible for? Then give us a call and see how we can help you – we offer a 100% no win, no fee service, so you don’t have anything to lose and you’ll get to keep more of your compensation, if your claim is successful.

    Date Published: December 21, 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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    No-Win No-Fee: *Subject to insurance costs. Fee payable if case not pursued at client's request.