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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

    Accident in Johnstone

    If you’ve had an accident in Johnstone that wasn’t your fault and you’ve sustained an injury that you wish to claim compensation for, you can use the no win no fee compensation claim services that we offer here at Accident Advice Helpline. If you put your trust in us, you will have the comfort of knowing you’re working with one of the U.K.’s favourite injury claim solicitors and that our services come highly recommended by the one and only Dame Esther Rantzen.

    The significance of blame

    When we talk about an accident not being your fault we need to be quite clear. The fact is that someone has to be to blame for the accident or incident that caused your injury, but that someone cannot be you, the injury victim. It must be a third party. So say for example the accident took place in your home, it will need to be as the result of a faulty or failed appliance, or some faulty work that was carried out in your home by a contractor; such as the incorrect fitting of a stair carpet which then caused you to fall downstairs and injure yourself.

    Similarly if the accident happened at work, you must be able to point the finger at either one of your work colleagues, someone visiting your premises or your employer. It’s also the same with road traffic accidents. In order to be able to raise a claim for compensation, the accident must either be caused by another driver, a pedestrian or the integrity of the road surface.

    All it boils down to is that someone other than yourself has to be to blame. There are another couple of points to remember too. These are that you will need to have been given medical treatment for your injury and the incident must have taken place sometime in the past three years.

    Testing the validity of a claim for an accident in Johnstone

    You can test out the validity of your accident in Johnstone in terms of claiming compensation by taking the 30-second test here on our website. If you look on any of the web-pages you’ll see our HOW MUCH compensation calculator. It asks four simple questions relating to the injury you sustained. Answer these by selecting the most appropriate responses from the drop-down boxes we provide. After doing that and providing us with a note of your name and a contact telephone number, you will then be given an estimate of how much compensation you could be awarded if your claim does indeed appear to be valid in principle.

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    Getting help from the Accident Advice Helpline customer support team

    If you don’t get the right response from our 30-second test and you’re not sure why, you should chat to a member of our customer support team. You can reach them via the free helpline service we provide by simply dialling 0800 689 0500 from a landline anywhere here in the UK. You can, if you prefer, use a mobile, although you will have to call a different number. The number to call in this instance is 0333 500 0993, but don’t forget that your call provider will probably charge you for the call.

    Last but not least we always recommend that claimants should launch their compensation claim as soon after the accident/injury as possible; so why not grab hold of your phone and call us today?

    Date Published: 17th June 2014

    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 with licence number 591058 and regulated by the Financial Conduct Authority.

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