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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

    Braintree accident


    Braintree accident

    An accident can happen at any time and in place (Braintree being no exception). If the worse should happen and it wasn’t your fault, you can be sure that Accident Advice Helpline will support 100% with your claim for compensation.

    Have you had a nasty Braintree accident?

    To look at some of the less serious options for a moment. A sign outside a local pub was recently seen to read: “Have you been injured in an accident at work? No? Then you’re clearly not drinking enough at lunch time, step inside and let’s put that right.

    Elsewhere there are all sorts of stories about people who have made claims which are perhaps a little on the optimistic side. Take the example of a woman in America who sued Macdonalds after she burned her lip on some coffee. She argued, successfully, that they should have warned her it was hot.

    Other claims are darn right ingenious such as the (possibly) true story of a man who insured a box of cigars against a number of things including fire. He smoked them one by one before lodging a claim against his insurance company for a series of small fires. Although the judge agreed that the claim was frivolous he did agree that the insurance company had, for some unknown reason, agreed to insure the cigars against fire – and so found in the defendant’s favour.

    The insurance company, though, is said to have struck back by having him arrested for arson and citing his own insurance claim as evidence.

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    Making a real claim

    In the real world lodging a claim for compensation however, can be a serious business and it needs to be done in the correct fashion. The courts will only consider your claim if you’re able to show that the accident was the fault of the defendant and that it has had a measurable impact on your life.

    In providing evidence the authorities are becoming much stricter and moves are in the pipeline to make sure that any evidence you might have to provide is absolutely watertight – not only on the issue of blame, but also the extent of your injuries.

    Fighting a Braintree accident

    So if you’ve been in an accident in or around Braintree what should you do? Well, the sign in the local pub might not be enough to help you, but there are plenty of firms out there who can. One of these is Accident Advice Helpline. Unlike other firms, we offer high quality lawyers based all over the country who can help you with any type of claim you have. Aside from that we also offer the benefit of no win no fee*. So, if you live in Braintree, Accident Advice Helpline really is the best firm for your requirements.

    To find out more about how we can help with a Braintree accident give us a call on 0800 689 0500, or 0333 500 0993 from a mobile.

    Alternatively, you could visit www.accidentadvicehelpline.co.uk for more information.

    Date Published: 16th June 2014

    Author: joanna

    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.

    Disclaimer: This website contains content contributed by third parties, therefore any opinions, comments or other information expressed on this site that do not relate to the business of AAHDL or its associated companies should be understood as neither being held or endorsed by this business.

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